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SWIFT Success At The NEC February Show

Big sales numbers at the NEC for Swift Group

In the past I felt that the February NEC show tends to be a fraction less busy than October. This February's show numbers were far from being low. On the opening Tuesday there were thousands of people at the show which had a positive effect for exhibitors

Bailey Launch Their New Unicorn Merida

We get hands on with the new Merida from Bailey

Where better than the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show to launch a brand new caravan to your range? Bailey of Bristol pulled out the big guns last week at the NEC to wow visitors and dealers.

Dethleffs New 7 Berth Caravan

The big bew single axle 7 berth

Having a big family usually leads to needing a larger caravan so you can make the most of your family's holiday time. This new 7 berth caravan from German manufacturer Dethleffs provides a lot of accomodation without the hefty price tag.

Win Tickets To The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

Free tickets up for grabs for the SEC Caravan Show this Feb

Who's going the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show? We are going to be there and we want you there too! Hence why we are giving away 5 pairs of tickets FOR FREE! All you have to do in answer the below question correctly to be entered into the draw for the tickets.

The Caravan And Motorhome Club Talk Experience Freedom

This week marked the kick off of show season as the Caravan and Motorhome Show opened its doors yesterday morning at Event City in Manchester. We were there and got a chance to talk to the Club about their Experience Freedom brand and how it can help you see more of the great outdoors.

Charity Dinner Raises Massive Funds For MacMillan

 Tom Quirk the charity fundraising manager for the south east with Michael Worger Ritchie managing director of Teamwork Professionals who organised the event on behalf of the manufacturers

A lot of caravan parks, sites, dealers and manufacturers throughout the UK do a lot to help raise funds for many different charities. From conservation to helping locals schools and hospitals the charity work never seems to stop, which is great. Following a gala dinner at the annual Holiday Caravan and Park Home Show in September raised a remarkable £22,246 for MacMillan Cancer Support.

How To Make Your Van A Home Away From Home

The perfect van additions to make life more comfortable

Your caravan is very much an extension of your home, hence the old say "your home away from", but what are the creature comforts that make your leisure vehicle the ideal accommodation when you're touring around the country?

Rare 1960s Retro Revamp

The rare Model X in all its glory

When Jeremy Clarkson, who ironically loathes to caravan, finds a vintage or modern classic car you can see hear and his passion for vehicles. Having looked at this amazing 1960 caravan you can see why Clarkson does not need a script to put his point across. I truly believe that this amazing tourer would convert the ex Top Gear presenter in a heartbeat.

Show Season Is Almost Here

Get ready for show season with some advice from the team

This week will mark the beginning of the 2019 show season with the Manchester Caravan and Motorhome show kicking things of on the 17th and lasting until the 20th. As we enter the show season we are going to have a look at what to expect and what we are looking forward to.

Top 5 Articles Of 2018

We run down 5 of the best articles from this year

We are approaching the New Year and we are feeling rather reflective. So before we are all start popping cases of champagne open and singing Auld Lang Syne into the wee hours we want to share with you our top 5 articles, in no particular order, of the last 12 months.

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More Use More Security

Be vigilante as we enter the new holiday season

So the new season is pretty upon us, not that people have stopped touring during the "off season". So with the van being used a lot more and perhaps being stored in the public eye, which brings a level of possible vulnerability. So with that in mind here a few easy and practical tips for keeping the van safe and sound between trips.

Hollywood A Lister Caravan Gets Pinched

A Lister gets Airstream stolen following a fire than took his home

We are all very aware of the risks that come with owning a caravan and we all take measures to prevent any harm coming to them. Despite our best efforts there are occasion where no matter what someone does something bad happens to our pride and joy. Even Hollywood Heartthrobs are not immune from this as one A list actor gets his vintage caravan stolen.

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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.