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Keeping Fit While Touring

Keeping fit, having a holiday and having fun, It can all be done at the same time

Trying to stay in shape is hard work, trust me I've been trying for years. Yes it can be physically hard but the mind is tough part. Whenever you think "oh I need to exercise" its common, for me, to just shut off and not what to do it. But what if you make it fun and incorporate it into your holiday and touring activities..?

The Definition Of Dangerous Towing And Risking Life

2 drivers pulled over to reveal extreme levels of poor towing safety

When it comes to cutting corners or bad practice there are certain things where is can be kind of acceptable. Not putting enough butter on your sandwich, not lifting the carpet when your vacuuming on a Sunday morning. When it comes to towing and keeping passengers safe there is zero margin for error. Something that two drivers neglected when they were pulled over by police to reveal children and babies left in the caravan while towing.

Swift Group Forms Charitable Partnership

Swift Group Commercial Director Nick Page, Andy Newhall (right) hand over the keys to James Cameron, CEO of Mission Motorsport

The Swift Group have formed a partnership with military forces' charity Mission Motorsport. Swift have donated a motorhome to the Armed Forces' charity that helps veterans rebuild their lives, post service, by providing opportunities through motorsport. A charity effort that I am sure we can all agree is extremely important.

Luxury Resort Recognised For Promoting Shrewsbury

Love2Stay manager Geoff Plumridge and staff members Charlotte Auterson, Steve and Kay Gallagher and Brendan Leach with the Mayor Awards for Tourism.

The high end state of the art Love2Stay has recently celebrated its first birthday. With its first massively successful year in the bag the site has also been awarded the Shrewsbury Mayor's Award for Tourism, so that's one more top prize to add to the trophy cabinet.

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.

Marquis Dealership Grand Opening

Guildford's Mayor opens the new Marquis dealership

CaravanTimes have been field testing quite a few models from the guys at Marquis over the past few months. While we were putting their vehicles through their paces Marquis have been busy working away to bring you a brand new dealership based in Surrey.

Interview With Lee Davey About His WW2 Caravan Adventure With His Son Charlie

Gladys on board the ferry to France with a rouge stowaway

A couple of weeks ago Lee Davey and his 10 year old son Charlie used their bank holiday to go on a time travelling adventure in a classic caravan to find out what their family members did during the Second World War.

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.

Touring, Camping And Keeping The Kids Entertained

The top tips for taking a tent on holiday for the kids

As a child when I went away on a touring holidays with friends and family the one thing I always looked forward to was being able to sleep in a tent. Although there was enough space for us to sleep in the motorhomes, statics or towing caravans the idea of having our own space/fought/castle was all part of the adventure.

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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.

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'

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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.