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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.

Kimberley Caravans And Motorhomes Expansion Plans

A grand opening for Kimberley Caravans

2019 is already shaping up to be a massive year for the caravan industry. Already we are seeing site selling out with pre bookings, new vans launched by manufacturers and lots of new dealerships and showrooms opening up all across the UK. One of these new locations comes to us from Kimberley Caravans And Motorhomes' in the form of a new workshop.

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.

Use Pro-Tec Cover To Keep Your Van Warm And Safe

Bespoke covers made to order my Pro Tec Covers

There have been a fair amount of frosty mornings over the past few weeks which has had people outside in sub temperatures scraping away and thick sheets of ice trying to get the caravan or motorhome ready to take on the open road. Why not invest in a cover that will save time defrosting as well as help keep your leisure vehicle safe and secure?

The Ultimate Caravan Jockey Wheel

One jockey wheel to rule them all

Could a jockey wheel be made to replace the many that are continually broken on Caravans every year? This was the mission given to the designers at Kartt, who are one of the largest manufacturers of jockey wheels, supplying the industrial and commercial trailer markets.

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.

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.

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Grand Theft Auto With A Caravan Attached

Police give chase to a tow car and caravan

We all know that caravans are a target for would be thieves and vandals. What you may not expect is for someone to try and pinch a towcar, swap the plates over and then have a police chase with a caravan attached. Some people really do not care for the rules of the road.

Coachman Sales Increase

Despite a tough market Coachman are thriving

Hull based caravan manufacturers have seen a huge rise in sales following what has been a tough time period for the industry as a whole. They have also seen more success as KABE have purchased a percentage of the business.

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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.