Pack carefully before a European caravan holiday, insurer warns

Have you packed everything but the kitchen sink?
Have you packed everything but the kitchen sink?

Monday, 16, Jul 2012 03:05

by Chris Jefferies

For many, taking a European caravan holiday is the most exciting way to enjoy their tourer, with an entire continent opened up for exploring, not to mention the promise of sunnier weather.

However, with so many local and regional road rules to bear in mind, planning such an excursion can be a logistical minefield.

With this in mind, Towergate Insurance has come up with a helpful guide to all the essential kit you need to pack for a continental touring holiday.

The insurance experts advise packing breathalysers if you are travelling through France and even fire extinguishers if you are heading into Scandinavia.

Other valuable advice includes adjusting your headlights to make sure you aren't dazzling oncoming drivers.

Perhaps most importantly of all, caravan owners should make sure that they are properly covered in the event of an accident - and this means arranging sufficient overseas caravan insurance.

For more tips from Towergate on how to plan a stress-free continental adventure, read their original article: Essential gear for taking a European caravan holiday.

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