Lock n Level At The NEC

The CaravanTimes team recently came across a caravan levelling system that will not only save you a ton of time pitching up but will also eliminate the need to spend an age fiddling with locking wheel nuts and reversing back and forth to find that perfect medium of being level and finding the perfect locking wheel position.

Make life easier with a Lock n Level at the NEC this week

Make life easier with a Lock n Level at the NEC this week

We Meet Kampa at The NEC

Kampa pull out all the stops this year at the NEC

Having recently invested in an air awning, gone are the days where I want to use any other method for awning erection, I can safely say I wish I bought one years ago. Now that I have one I want to look into buying a larger one that can be used all year round and has multiple functions. Motorhome and Caravan Show will surely have what I am looking for.

The Caravan And Motorhome Club Announce Huge Investments

If there is one thing the Caravan and Motorhome Club do extremely well it's keeping their clean and modern. I have never been to a Club site that has been in need of repair. This is no surprise following the recent news of a £14,000,000 investment into site development.

A Year On With Camplify At The NEC

What has the last 365 days been like for Camplify

At last year's October NEC show we met the Camplify team, at which point they had just launched in the UK. Following Camplify's huge success in Australia the bar was set pretty high for the UK version. So one year on how are they doing?

New Forest Remains Hot Spot For Caravan And Motorhome Club Members

The Club seek to keep touring live and well in the New Forest

The Caravan and Motorhome Club have announced an increase of bookings for touring pitches of up to 17% for there two New Forest Touring sites - Black Knowl and Centenary sites. The Club's Black Knowl site has recently had a massive investment on the touring side which is great news because so many sites in the New Forest are changing from touring to static only.

The UK Love Campervans

Recent stats show love the love for campers

The Caravan and Motorhome Club have just published research showing how much we love camper vans in the UK - with over 90,000 VW camper vans currently circulating the UK.

CT At The NEC Motorhome And Caravan Show

We take on the NEC Show

This week the CaravanTimes team are in Birmingham at the NEC Caravan and Motorhome Show all week so we can bring you all of the news and highlights from the UK's biggest launch event. The show offers so much to everyone who visits, you can take a free towing lesson, take part in activities and most importantly have a look inside all the new caravans and motorhomes.

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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.