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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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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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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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Caravan towing: Can you tow a caravan with an electric car?

Recent figures show that plug-in vehicles made up more than 10 percent of UK car sales last year, and the UK looks set to ban all sales of new non-zero emission cars by 2030. But…

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10 Reasons Travel Lovers Should Consider Buying a Caravan

The adventure of getting away as a family these days seems more appealing than ever. Buying a caravan is a new adventure to help you do this. Caravans have changed a lot since they started…

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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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