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Isabella competition returns for 2018

Shield Total Insurance has again teamed up with Isabella to give you the chance to win £1,000 to spend on high quality awnings and camping accessories.

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5 Star Defaqto Ratings awarded for seventh consecutive year

We are delighted to announce that our Touring Caravan Insurance products has been given a Defaqto 5 Star Rating for what is now the seventh year in a row.

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Caravan covers buyer’s guide

From complete wraparound storage protection, through to handy products that shield vulnerable parts of your unit when pitched up or on the go, caravan covers come in various forms and have specific jobs to do.So…

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Unlearn the city

Living in the city carries certain perks. There’s wifi almost everywhere, and you’re never more than 10 minutes from a decent coffee. Your lunch options are indulgent, and you’re spoiled for choice when it comes…

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How to maintain and store your trailer tent

There are two important elements involved in taking care of a trailer tent: making sure the fabric sections stay dry when stored, clean and in good condition, while ensuring the trailer is in good working…

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Guide to buying an imported caravan

In terms of caravan design, things tend to be a little different on the continent – especially when it comes to width. So should you take a closer look at European brands for your next…

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Guide to Camp-let Concorde trailer tents

  In our video “guide to trailer tents” John Fletcher of Camperlands Ltd kindly provides a demonstration of the popular Camp-let Concorde trailer tent. This essential guide is sure to appeal to Shield customers looking for a cheaper alternative to the…

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How to keep your trailer tent safe from theft, fire and weather damage

The fact that trailer tents are compact, convenient and easy to transport makes them an ideal camping option. Unfortunately, these benefits can also mean that they are an attractive target for thieves, too. Is your…

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Touring caravan checklist: how to adjust and maintain your brakes

All UK caravans are fitted with an ‘over-run’ brake system. The good news is that these systems are safe, effective and relatively easy to maintain. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the standard caravan…

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How to waterproof your tent and protect your belongings

Even where a tent is described as fully waterproof, there’s still the risk of waking up to a damp groundsheet and wet possessions. From dealing with minor repairs through to ensuring your tent is properly…

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Isabella competition returns for 2018

Shield Total Insurance has again teamed up with Isabella to give you the chance to win £1,000 to spend on high quality awnings and camping accessories.

Read More
5 Star Defaqto Ratings awarded for seventh consecutive year

We are delighted to announce that our Touring Caravan Insurance products has been given a Defaqto 5 Star Rating for what is now the seventh year in a row.

Read More