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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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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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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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Travelling to Europe after Brexit in your caravan or motorhome

From January 2021, the rules for travelling between the UK and European Union countries are set to change. If you are planning a motorhome or caravan holiday in Europe, here’s what you need to know……

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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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