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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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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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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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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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The best campsites in the UK

This summer, you’re more likely to be taking a staycation than a trip abroad, but this doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Why not explore the best campsites in the UK? Whether you drive…

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What is eco camping?

Our holidays and weekend getaways shouldn’t cost the Earth, and an increasing number of us are keen to make greener choices when it comes to trips away. Fortunately, with an emphasis on self-sufficiency, smart use…

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What to take camping: our essential guide

With months of lockdown behind us, this year’s camping season looks set to be an extra special one. After all, if you’re looking for Covid-safe self-sufficiency, gorgeous surroundings and a hint of adventure, a camping…

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Caravanning for beginners in the UK 

Restrictions are easing, temperatures are rising, and campsites are opening up. In short, if you’re the proud owner of your very first tourer, everything’s finally coming into place for an amazing UK caravanning holiday.  How…

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Vanlife Conversions on initial inspirations, top tips for van converters and future plans

Oli and Emily are the two founders of Vanlife Conversions, a van conversion and consultancy business based in Essex. They turn large panel vans into bespoke livable vans which are customised to the individual client’s…

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A Guide To Servicing Your Caravan 

Caravan servicing is essential for safe touring, for preventing expensive repair jobs and, ultimately, for extending your caravan’s lifespan. We would always recommend that you get your unit serviced regularly at a dealership or by…

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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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