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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.

Travelworld Bag Business Award

Nick Barker Ross Edwards Carol Huggins and Erik Baxendale

So far 2019 has been a bit of a stand out year for Travelworld Motorhomes. They have opened up their brand new Hymer Centre, the only one in the UK and they have just been won a top business award following a ceremony earlier this month.

Is It Illegal To Park Your Caravan In A Free Hold Parking Spot?

Do you know your rights and regulations

Accommodation comes in all shapes and sizes and parking is not always guaranteed. It also seems as though parking spaces are on a rapid decline let alone extra space to store your caravan or motorhome. So, if you own a leisure vehicle and you live in a flat or freehold, what are the parking rules?

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.

2019 Set To Be The Year Of The Touring Holiday

Book now before sites start to sell out

There is no real doubt that the touring holiday is going through a new golden age. Since the rise of the caravan holiday in the 1950s the industry has changed dramatically, and it's these changes that are bringing more people to the industry for both business and pleasure. Is 2019 going to be a stand out year for the caravan and motorhome holiday?

Bailey Introduce 2 New Motorhome Layouts

The Alliance and Advance get a new look

Last week we shared with you the brand new caravan from the Bailey's Unicorn range that we got a glimpse at during the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show. Another new addition to Bailey's already strong portfolio are the 2 brand new layouts for their Advance and Alliance Motorhomes.

Kimberley Caravans And Motorhomes Expansion Plans

A grand opening for Kimberley Caravans

2019 is already shaping up to be a massive year for the caravan industry. Already we are seeing site selling out with pre bookings, new vans launched by manufacturers and lots of new dealerships and showrooms opening up all across the UK. One of these new locations comes to us from Kimberley Caravans And Motorhomes' in the form of a new workshop.

SWIFT Success At The NEC February Show

Big sales numbers at the NEC for Swift Group

In the past I felt that the February NEC show tends to be a fraction less busy than October. This February's show numbers were far from being low. On the opening Tuesday there were thousands of people at the show which had a positive effect for exhibitors

Scottish Campervan Company New Investment And Hire Centre

New site new holiday opportunities from Rockin Vans

Is 2019 going to be the year of the Campervan? With so many companies and dealers adding these vans to their portfolio as well as the Caravan and Motorhome Club launching their own motorhome insurance it seems that the Camper may become king...

A Week At The NEC Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

Our crazy week at the NEC Show

The NEC caravan super show happens but twice a year, despite having a slightly different name for each show. Nonetheless myself and the rest of the CaravanTimes team get to spend the entire week there so we can bring you all the news.

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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.

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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.