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3 Types of camping insurance everyone should consider

People who love camping really love camping. During warm weather, and even not-so-warm weather, everyone that knows you know all too well that you’re probably out there in nature somewhere, soaking it all in. Whether you’re…

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A Beginner’s guide to campervan insurance: Everything to know

Let’s talk about why you need campervan insurance. One of the first things most people consider after buying a campervan is purchasing insurance. Campervan insurance will help you get the most out of your campervan…

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7 Mistakes to avoid when buying caravan insurance

With over 500,000 touring caravans on the road in the UK, it’s clear that our love of caravanning and road trips are here to stay. It’s popular with all ages, as it’s affordable, comfortable, and…

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8 Questions to ask before buying motorhome insurance

The National Caravan Council states that new motorhome sales in the United Kingdom reached an all-time high in 2018, with 14,655 new motorhomes registered. In the past 10 years, motorhome sales have increased by 83…

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Top 10 Motorhomes of all time

Following on from the success of his top 10 caravans article, Shield Total Insurance asked top caravan historian Andrew Jenkinson to name his best ever motorhomes and give us an idea why they mean so much to…

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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 reopening their gates. The 2020 caravanning holiday experience is going to be a little different to what we’re used to, but it…

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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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Bank Holiday opening hours

A reminder of our bank holiday opening times: this Monday 25th May, you can contact us from 10 am until 4 pm – have a good weekend all! Normal working hours – as published at…

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What you need to know about travelling under the new guidelines

UPDATE 22/09: Due to the recent rise in coronavirus cases, there are multiple local lockdowns being put in place by local authorities. Travelling is not banned, but it is not recommended at this time. If…

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Top 10 Touring Caravans of all time

We’re sure everybody has a favourite caravan. But can you name your top 10? Shield Total Insurance asked top caravan historian Andrew Jenkinson to name his selection and give us an idea why they mean…

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Caravanning for Beginners

The idea of a self-contained, self-sufficient getaway is more appealing than ever at the moment. Offering the freedom to explore the best of the UK (and to tweak your plans at short notice), caravan holidays…

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General Touring Caravan Insurance: Everything You Need to Know

Don’t let an unforeseen event sideline your touring caravan weekend getaway. If you purchase a new caravan, it’s vital to protect yourself from a variety of unfortunate possibilities. But, there are a few things that…

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