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Campingaz Celebrates 70 Year Of Fuelling The Caravan World

The 70th year of gassing caravan holidays

The gas cylinder really is the backbone of outdoor living, especially when it comes to caravans and motorhomes. From portable gas barbecues to running your on board fridge, Campingaz has been helping us enjoy touring for 70 years.

Lunar Caravans Find A Saviour From Overseas

There is light at the end of the tunnel for Lunar

In July it was reported that Lunar caravans were unfortunately going to go into administration following some cash flow issues and a very challenging market. This now seems to be in their rear view mirror following some new investment from across the globe.

Elddis 2020 Season Preview And Factory Open Weekend

Here is your chance to see the 2020 stock

Keep the 21st and 22nd of September free as Erwin Hymer Group, home of Elddis, Compass, Buccaneer and Xplore, will be hosting their Factory Open Weekend, so you, your family and friends can be the first to see what's new for 2020 Season.

Salop Leisure Win Big At Swift Awards

Salop Leisure receives awards from Swift Groups commercial director Nick Page

Shropshire-based caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure completed a notable double at the Swift Group's annual awards which are decided by votes from customers.

Swift Celebrate Their Dealer Network With Award Ceremony

All across the UK caravan and motorhome dealers work 7 days a week to ensure they are on hand to answer questions, deal with enquiries and then ultimately help you buy the best van for your touring needs. To celebrate this backbone of the leisure industry Swift have awarded the greatest in their network.

Lunar Caravan Reportedly Go Into Administration

Some sad news regarding a much loved manufacturer

In some unfortunate and sad news it has been reported that the Preston based caravan manufacturers Lunar have gone into administration, but all may not be lost as they seek to find a buyer to keep the doors open.

UK Motorists Warned Of Lower Drink Drive Limits Abroad

Dont get caught short abroad

Being out in the caravan seems to go hand in hand with having a nice beer or a glass of wine sat in the sunshine with friends and family. But as we all know drinking and driving is not the best combination. So if you are going abroad with the van this summer here are some changes to drink driving laws you may want to read up on.

Travelworld And A Life Saving Partnership

Travelworld have a brand new additional extra

Usually an illness can sneak up on you when you least expect it, and usually when you are nowhere near a medical professional, so why not equip your motorhome with some life saving tech. Two companies have come together to help ensure you have the life saving tools to hand when on holiday.

Swindon Caravans Prize Give Away

Make the most of the offers and prize draws

Who doesn't love a good give away! This coming weekend marks the beginning of the 9 day extravaganza that is Swindon Caravan's Summer Show. From the 1st of June across all three of their branches you can take part in the festivities and enter their prize giveaways

Travelworld Add Windscreen Division To Their One Stop Shop

A new strong addition to the already impressive Erwin Hymer Centre

Back in February of this year I was invited to visit the grand opening of the brand new Erwin Hymer centre by Travelword. The new state of the art Travelword HQ is a one stop shop for the motorhome lover. Now following their latest addition they really do have everything all under one roof.

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A Very Bailey Christmas

Get merry this Christmas with Bailey

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun and the shopping trips are about to become hectic. Let Bailey and Prima Leisure help take some off the stress and expense away from this year's Christmas list as they launch their 'Bailey Big Christmas Countdown'.

Swift Caravans Plan To Reduce Production Staff Numbers

Cost cutting measures are now in place at Swift

Despite the industry seeing sales success Swift are reducing the headcount as they enter into consultation with staff in a bid to reduce vehicle production and cut costs.

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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.