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The 2020 Towcar Of The Year Winner

The winners have been announced

For the first time ever one manufacturer has achieved back-to-back wins at the Caravan and Motorhome Club Towcar Of The Year Awards. This was our second year in a row judging the competition and we were very impressed with a newcomer in the electric sector that wowed the judges and could be the beginning of the electric towing turn around.

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.

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.

More Use More Security

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.

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Swift Confirm Factory Closure And Redundancies

Swift reduce their headcount

Some sad news has come from one of the UK's most popular caravan manufacturers who have been forced to cut staff numbers and even close down production due to a rocky year and some negative political decisions.

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'.

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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.