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Caravan Insurance, worth the expense?

Caravan Insurance

First of all, insurance for caravans is not mandatory. The basic law stipulates any self-propelled vehicle must be insured meaning motorhomes are bound by the regulations but caravan owners are left with a decision to make

How to deal with surface damp

Mould

Following on from our previous feature on water ingress, we now turn our focus to the less serious yet ever-present, slightly vexing conundrum of surface damp

How to deal with damp

Damp is the presence of unwanted moisture in the structure of a building, which is either the result of intrusion from outside or condensation from within

FEATURE: Five top tips for avoiding a caravan fire

Above all else common sense will keep you safe

As caravan fires are nine times more deadly than house fires, we think it's time for us to do the responsible thing and bring you our top five tips for keeping your caravan fire-free

Top tips on changing your gas supply for winter caravanning

Getting the right choice of gas for the winter months is an important decision

Caravan gas cylinders can run off two different types of fuel - propane and butane, which both have pros and cons. With this in mind, Towergate Insurance has recently published a quick guide to choosing the right type of gas

Top tips on checking the running gear on a used caravan

The hitch is just one aspect of a caravan's running gear

The insurance experts at Towergate have published a new guide, which might help you spot the difference between a bargain and a dud

VIDEO: What's the safest way to tow a caravan?

Rob Walton from Simple Caravan Insurance (left) offers some helpful tips on how to tow a caravan

With around 1,400 injuries per year being caused by towing accidents, it's crucial to know your stuff before hitching up. In this video, Chris Jefferies gets some invaluable advice

VIDEO: The most important things when taking a caravan holiday overseas

Kat Woodhead from Simple Caravan Insurance gives tips on taking overseas caravan holidays

Overseas caravanning can be an exciting way to make the most out of your caravan, but there are many rules and regulations to check before you head off

What can I tow? Legal caravan towing limits explained

Knowing the legal regulations on towing caravans is important

The driving licence requirements of towing a caravan can be very confusing, but luckily a major insurance provider has stepped in to explain all

Pack carefully before a European caravan holiday, insurer warns

Have you packed everything but the kitchen sink?

With new road rules coming into force this summer, a leading caravan insurance provider has been looking at the essential items that every caravanner should make sure to pack

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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.

Introducing The VW California Camper XXL

The all new VW Camper XXL from concept to production line

The Volkswagen Camper is as classic as it gets when it comes to touring holidays. As soon as it is mentioned everybody gets an image of a being on holiday by the beach and seeing one of these decked out with people having tea with bacon sandwiches. To keep up with the high demand of leisure vehicles VW announce their brand new California XXL as they go into full production on this latest model.

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Benimar Tessoro Part 1: The 483 Full Test

The Tessoro 483 is built on a 170BHP Ford

At CaravanTimes we recently had a Benimar Tessoro 483 on test for a couple of weeks. We have done just over 2000 miles in the Tessoro and tested in various ways - as you will find out in our inspiration features coming up. But before we give you some ideas of where and why you should use a motorhome like the Tessoro we wanted to bring some information on the Tessoro range and the very interesting 483.

Bristanbul Video Documentary Part 1

Part one of the documentary is here

So as most of our readers will know, the CaravanTimes team were lucky enough to be part of Bailey of Bristols, Bristol to the Bosphoros trip. Travelling 21 countries in 21 days the team did a fantastic job to take the 2 caravans and motorhome cross-continental.