Whats New From Elddis In 2019

The 2019 Elddis Season preview had a ton of new vehicles on display, perhaps the most of any preview I was invited to this year. Which may not be much of a surprise as the full range of Elddis, Compass, Xplore and Buccaneer were on display for us to give you the full rundown of what's new for 2019.

We bring you an exclusive look at the Elddis 2019 range

We bring you an exclusive look at the Elddis 2019 range

Auto-Trail 2019 New Additions

An exclusive look at the 2019 Auto-Trail range

Following the 2019 product launch we have all news and info on what you can expect from the UK's leading motorhome manufacturer as they welcome 4 new models to their already extensive portfolio.

Cornish Campsite Become Elite

Becoming an elite site by AA's standards is no easy feat and takes a lot of hard work from a whole team of people. After putting in the hours and effort a Cornish holiday park are now in the upper echelon of UK holiday destinations

Touring To Become The Best Medicine Says Touring Boss

Does going out for a walk in nature make pills and potions pointless?

As a nation it seems as though we are becoming a lot more health conscious and we are getting outdoors more in an effort to keep ourselves in good shape. There has been some research on how staycation style holidays can improve health and now a top touring backing the idea of touring health.

Secret Shopper Success For Leisure Award

Leisure World collect their award at the 2018 Swift Group Awards

Secret shopping can make or break a company, especially one selling high ticket items such as motorhomes and caravans. So it was thumbs up and high fives all round when Leisure World took the award for Best Mystem Shop at the Swift Awards following their undercover visit.

We Experience Freedom In Brighton With An Airstream

A weekend well spent with The Club in one of their Experience Freedom Airstream Colorado

Back in February I got the opportunity to speak with the Caravan And Motorhome Club about their all new Experience Freedom brand that they were launching at the NEC Show. In a bid to get the public more active and provide outdoor activities for people to enjoy throughout the year The Club has install unique glamping accommodation across selected sites in the UK. This past weekend I ventured down to Brighton to Experience Freedom for myself by staying at The Club site and trying out the iconic American Airstream.

Southampton Dealer Double Swift Award Win

Swift Award Winning Dealer Swoops In At Awards

The Swift Group has given some gleaming recognition, and awards, to a stand out company in the motorhome dealer world. The company has has been given a duo of awards following their outstanding efforts in business development, training and customer service.

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TRIBUTE TESTING BLOG WEEK 3: A Question of Driving

The Auto-Trail Tribute has a 115hp Fiat engine

In Week 3 of our long term test, we look at what it is like to drive the Auto-Trail Tribute 670. In this review, I will look at different common driving questions followed by a brief summary for anyone who is a novice and also a summary for the more experienced.

FEATURE: CaravanTimes continues with its long term testing of the AutoTrail Tribute

Van conversion motorhomes have always been popular for the short breakers

In the second blog of our long term test of the Auto-Trail Tribute 670, we look at how the Tribute performs for the short getaway, that weekend reprieve or the impromptu break.

FEATURE: CaravanTimes introduces long term tests with the AutoTrail Tribute

We will be living with, in and around these leisure vehicles for long periods of time, throughout the year.

Here, at CaravanTimes we have reviewed literally thousands of caravans and motorhomes over the years. We have been involved in challenges, events and press junkets and now is the time to take it to the next level with long term reviews.

FEATURE: 21st century caravan construction: How are caravans made today?

Some companies have welcomed the change in technology

Regardless of your chosen caravan manufacturer, construction methods have changed unrecognisably over the last decade. Early adopters, Bailey of Bristol, were the first to change their construction with the introduction of Alu-Tech, but each of the manufacturers have done things in there own way. Below we have provided you with a quick synopsis of how all the main manufacturers make their caravans.