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Roof Tent Theft: How to Prevent it

Roof tents have become increasingly popular among outdoor enthusiasts, providing a convenient and comfortable way to camp in remote locations. However, with the rise in popularity of roof tents comes the unfortunate reality of theft.…

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How to rent out your static caravan as a holiday home

To earn some extra income and help with the cost of ownership, renting out your static caravan as a holiday home can make perfect sense. With fewer holidaymakers willing or able to travel abroad, a…

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5 Changes to EU Driving Laws in 2022

Now that Covid is becoming part of everyday life and we’re finding new freedoms again, you may be considering a trip to Europe in your Motorhome or Caravan. Before you hit the road, it is…

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Shield Total Insurance Receives 10th Consecutive Defaqto 5 Star Rating

We are delighted to announce that our Touring Caravan Insurance product, has received a Defaqto 5 Star Rating for the 10th consecutive year.  This 5 Star Rating demonstrates that Shield Total Touring Caravan Insurance is…

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We’ve Won the Feefo Trusted Service Award

Shield Total Insurance has been awarded the Trusted Service Provider award by Feefo, the customer review service. This award has been granted to Shield Total Insurance, one of the UK’s leading providers of motorhome and…

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Storm season is here! So put away those caravan awnings…

Storm season is officially in full swing, after kicking off in November with Storm Arwen and then Storm Barra in December. With the storms come some inevitable damage, such as destruction caused by flooding and…

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Did you know that new rules for towing a caravan with a car started on 16 December 2021?

What changed? If you passed your car driving test from 1 January 1997, you’re now allowed to tow trailers up to 3,500kg maximum authorised mass (MAM). DVLA will update your driving licence record to show…

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How to organise your caravan layout

Square footage matters when choosing a new touring caravan, but it’s not the only thing to think about. How that floorspace is actually organised – i.e. the type and positioning of beds and the location…

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Guide to buying a used campervan

The summer season may be over and many travel restrictions are still in place, but there has never been a better time to buy a second-hand campervan. Buying a second-hand campervan gives you freedom and…

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Your guide to camping with dogs 

Adventures are always more enjoyable if no one has to miss out on the fun. It explains why so many dog owners love camping and caravanning: it’s one of the few holiday options where getting…

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Roof Tent Theft: How to Prevent it

Roof tents have become increasingly popular among outdoor enthusiasts, providing a convenient and comfortable way to camp in remote locations. However, with the rise in popularity of roof tents comes the unfortunate reality of theft.…

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How to rent out your static caravan as a holiday home

To earn some extra income and help with the cost of ownership, renting out your static caravan as a holiday home can make perfect sense. With fewer holidaymakers willing or able to travel abroad, a…

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