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The Island vs The Make Up

With so many choices on offer we look into what makes the perfect bed

The world of the leisure vehicle is a diverse one, to say the very least. You can pick a motorhome, caravan, trailer tent, van conversion or something a bit more customer built like a converted fire truck, yes that exists, and be on holiday at the drop of a hat. What ever your vehicle of choice there is one thing that has people split right down the middle- The island bed or the make up?

Levelling Made Easy With Lock n Level

The twin axle Lock'n'Level will have you set up in no time

So you pull up to your site of choice, pick out the ideal pitch and then it starts to get dark before you even begin to pitch up. We have all been there a thousand times before and will again I'm sure. So once the sun goes down pitching up becomes that little bit trickier, especially the levelling. You can drastically reduce the time it takes to level by using the innovative Lock'n'Level.

A Close Look At Kampa Products On Show At The NEC

We take a sneak peak at Kampas top products

The 2018 NEC Caravan and Motorhome Show is just over 2 weeks away and we are already far too excited. Over the next couple of weeks we will be bringing you some brands and products that have really caught our eye

Newcomers To The Life Of Caravanning- Interview With Here We Tow

Karina and Jules Ingham are brand new to the caravan world and they love it

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting a couple who are brand new to the caravan holiday scene and they instantly fell in love with everything that comes with using a caravan for your holiday. They love it so much that they have taken to caravanning full time and run their own YouTube channel based on their adventures.

Club Chief Talks Growing Market With Lake District Park

Driving up quality: Caravan and Motorhome Club DG Nick Lomas (left) with Skelwith Fold's Henry Wild

Over the past 2 years the UK tourism industry has seen a real boom. With people from all around the world choosing the UK for their holidays, especially when it comes to caravan holidays and park holidays. All across the board sites are improving their facilities and holiday opportunities, which has not gone unnoticed by the Caravan and Motorhome Club.

Win Tickets To The Motorhome And Caravan Show 2018

Who wants to get into the NEC show for free

It is almost that time of year again! The UK's largest leisure vehicle event returns to the NEC in Birmingham from 16 to 21 October, showcasing all the new-for-2019 products from leading manufacturers including Swift, Bailey and Lunar.

Mercedes Set Sites On Touring Future At The NEC

Mercedes takes on the NEC in October

The name Mercedes is not one that you may initially link to touring holidays. Now it seems that the luxury manufacturer have set their eyes on the caravan and motorhome industry with their new range of touring vehicles. At this year's October NEC Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd will be showcasing a variety of vehicles designed to inspire your future holiday adventures.

Top 5 Touring Essentials From PRIMA Leisure

We pick our 5 top PRIMA products

Call me mad but I love going over all my kit to see what I need or what needs replacing, its a bit like rearranging your sock draw. With so many different companies, brands and products out there you really are spoilt for choice. A brand I know and trust is PRIMA Leisure who specialise in everything from toilet chemical all the way up to a BBQ and everything in between. Oh and if you are a Bailey caravan owner you can get spares and parts for your van.

CaravanTimes Judge The Caravan And Motorhome Club Towcar Of The Year 2019

We spent 5 days at Millbrook with The Club testing the best towcars on the market

Each yeah The The Caravan And Motorhome Club put in a tremendous amount of effort into testing anywhere up to 35+ different tow cars to ensure that you, the consumer and general public, get the most informed opinion of which vehicle on the market is the very best for towing your caravan. This yeah myself and Daniel Cartwright were invited to participate, well I was a spectator and Daniel was an actual judge, which is a very big deal for CaravanTimes.

What Makes The Ideal Caravan Holiday?

I speak to the team about what they look for in a caravan get away

The CaravanTimes team are a very mixed bunch of people all doing very different things within the publication. What seems to be even more varied are our tastes in what we look for in a caravan holiday.

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Kampa Caravan And Motorhome Awnings

A sneak peak at Kampa products on display at the NEC

Over the past week or two I have been scrolling through the exhibitor list for this year's NEC show so I can then highlight who I feel are must see exhibitors. Last week when I was doing my research I came across what Kampa had on display and really liked the look of their Air Break Pro 3 and 5. So I dug a little deeper to find out what else I could see myself using and saw that the Kampa awning range are a bit of a stand out product.

The Island vs The Make Up

With so many choices on offer we look into what makes the perfect bed

The world of the leisure vehicle is a diverse one, to say the very least. You can pick a motorhome, caravan, trailer tent, van conversion or something a bit more customer built like a converted fire truck, yes that exists, and be on holiday at the drop of a hat. What ever your vehicle of choice there is one thing that has people split right down the middle- The island bed or the make up?

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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.