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via mobile 05/5/2024 at 1:43pm
 Location: Luton (no jokes plea
 Outfit: Coachman and Hyundai
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Can anyone tell me why the AA route planner for caravans wants to take us along the A605 and not A47?


05/5/2024 at 3:15pm
 Location: Lichfield
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Probably because it's a better road for towing. Have a look on Google Earth 'Street View' and compare the two roads which then may give you a better idea as to why the AA Route Planner chose the A605.


via mobile 05/5/2024 at 3:30pm
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Thanks, will do, but the A605 seems to be a smaller road and brings you to the wrong side of Peterborough. A47 has stretches of dual carriageway. It does the same this end; to get to the A1 it says to go through much of Luton. We take the B road from Barton le Clay to Hitchin. So much easier...


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Quote: Originally posted by Mrs. Bonce on 05/5/2024
Thanks, will do, but the A605 seems to be a smaller road and brings you to the wrong side of Peterborough. A47 has stretches of dual carriageway. It does the same this end; to get to the A1 it says to go through much of Luton. We take the B road from Barton le Clay to Hitchin. So much easier...




PARDON!!!! a B road! you dont do b roads lol



05/5/2024 at 5:19pm
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If the B road from Barton le Clay to Hitchin is much easier then just use that route and ignore the AA Route Planner altogether. Quite often a route planner will provide the quickest route but it's not always the best choice so just stick with what you think is best.


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via mobile 05/5/2024 at 5:31pm
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We always use that B road Tango55. I was referring to A47 v A605.



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