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The Leisure World Group Trend

Make the most of Leisure Worlds June offers

Owning a caravan is an exciting thing. Once you've decided on what brand, model and make you want you then get to start having the real fun, customisation! Leisure World Group have reported an increasing trend of customers who want to customise their caravans with more and more accessories.

The All New Marquis Randger Campervan

Marquis Introduce a brand new range to the UK market

Marquis, who I am sure you know, are the UK's largest dealer network have launched the all new Randger campervans.

Swift Employ The VIN CHIP System

Swift are taking the fight to thieves

Unfortunately the theft of caravans and motorhomes is something that is far too common in the UK. It seems as though every time you turn around you speak to someone who has their touring vehicle vandalised or stolen. Swift are now fighting back with the VIN CHIP theft deterrent system.

Travelworld Gains Prestigious Award

2018 is going to be a massive year for Travelworld

When it comes to receiving accolades and awards there is no doubt that the touring industry pull out all the stops to ensure they deliver the best to in turn receive the best. Now Travelworld have been awarded most prestigious accolade from the parent group of the brands it represents and will be rebranding the dealership and the business as 'ERWIN HYMER CENTER - Travelworld'

Why Diesel Is Not A Dirty Word When Buying A Motorhome

Travelworld MD gives us the low down on diesel engines

Recently CaravanTimes spoke to Ross Edwards, Managing Director of Travelworld, who wanted to share his thoughts on the diesel engine and why they are not as bad as some people may think. The below article comes directly from the man himself.

Caravan Fire Safety Tips And Advice

How do you prevent a caravan fire?

As part of my job I scour the internet to read touring news from around the world and keep my finger on the pulse that is the touring community. When doing my research there always seems to be massive recurring issue, fires in caravans. Why are there so many incidents with fires and touring homes? Are they targets for petty arsonists? Are they too flammable for their own good? Or is it simply poor housekeeping/lack of knowledge on how to safely operate and maintain?

Approved Workshop Scheme For Pre Owned Leisure Vehicles

Do you know what to check prior to buying a second hand tourer

Buying a leisure vehicle is both exciting and daunting, especially if you are looking at the pre-owned market. In some cases you could be buying a potential time bomb of a vehicle. More often than not I imagine you've wanted a fully qualified mechanic with you when you're buying a new vehicle to ensure everything is tip top. With this new service all your fears will be washed away.

TomTom Launch New Caravan Sat Nav

Gone are the days of stopping to read your map or the arguments that come from the co-pilot holding the A-Z upside down. The satellite navigation industry has changed the way we drive and for those of us who love to take our caravans and motorhomes away they are a godsend. Recognising the demand TomTom have launched their new TomTom Go Camper for help the touring industry cruise easy.

The Aquaforno II Kitchen In A Backpack Crowdfunding Success

Aquaforno celebrate staggering success

As some of you may be aware a large part of my touring holidays include getting as much food on the BBQ as possible. So when I see something like the Aquaforno I cannot help but share the love. This is a must have have kit for anyone who enjoys their cooking when touring, especially with the great weather this summer is going to produce.

Bristanbul Site Reviews - Camping Château de l'Epervière - Burgundy

The lakeside view from our vans at Camping Château de l'Epervière

Our #Bristanbul adventure continues, and we endeavour to keep you up to date all along the way. So here's our second site review (our first really as last night was a bunk on a ferry!

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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.