Buyer’s Guides

Experts reveal their essential gadgets for camping and caravanning holidays

We’ve enlisted the help of some of our industry friends to reveal the camping and caravanning tools they just can’t do without. From renowned bloggers to YouTubers and even “Mr Caravan” himself, take a look…

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Nextbase dash cam fit and test for towing

As an experienced caravanner, Ian from For The Love Of Caravans has been involved in some near misses on the road. Check out this great video as he fits a Nextbase 322GW dash cam and…

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Livin’ it up at the Hotel California

Whether it’s art, fashion, classic cars, vacuum cleaners or even fizzy drinks, genuine articles carry considerable kudos. So too in campervans it seems.

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15 Must-Have Accessories and Gadgets For Your Camping Holiday

Here at Shield Total Insurance, we are constantly on the lookout for those handy additions that can make life on the road and on site both easier and more enjoyable.

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The Best Dash Cams For 2018

At Shield Total Insurance we’ve noticed that in the last few years, dash cams have grown rapidly in popularity.

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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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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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10 questions you should ask when buying a second hand caravan

Buying a secondhand caravan can be a smart way of making your budget stretch further – and of taking less of a hit on depreciation. But as with any big purchase, it’s important to go…

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Guide to buying a new touring caravan

Buying a new caravan is a big decision. It is not uncommon to see “nearly new” caravans on dealers’ forecourts (traded-in within a few months of purchase), simply because the buyer didn’t take the time…

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Guide to the VW California SE Camper

I wish they all could be California…. VW’s official camper – the California SE – is the UK’s top-selling campervan hitting sales of over 500 a year. Stuart Craig finds out why. Unless you are very new…

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Post-lockdown holidays: Back to basics caravanning

As lockdown restrictions start to ease, the UK’s campsites and holiday parks are finally preparing to reopen their gates. The 2020 caravanning holiday experience is going to be a little different to what we’re used…

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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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