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  • Towards the end of 2021, the government’s rules on towing a trailer or caravan changed. We’ve summarised the changes here in case you’re worried about how you might have been affected. 


    Who is affected by the changes?

    If you passed your driving test before 1 January 1997, you’re unlikely to be affected by the changes. If this is the case, your licence will usually allow you to drive a vehicle and trailer with a combined Maximum Authorised Mass (MAM) of up to 8,250kg. 

    The MAM is how much a vehicle is permitted to …

  • If you’re thinking about purchasing your first leisure vehicle, you’ve probably discovered that there’s more to the motorhoming and caravanning world than you might have thought. Particularly when it comes to all the many makes and models there are available and the hundreds of features to choose between. You might be stuck on the question as to whether a motorhome or a caravan is better suited to you. If this is the case, here are five simple questions to ask yourself which should help make your decision much easier.


    1. Do you …

  • Many people don’t use their motorhomes over the winter and put them in storage for several months. Even if you’ve followed all the advice for properly winterising your motorhome before it goes into storage, there are still some checks you’ll need to do when preparing your vehicle for the new season. You never know what might have happened over the last few months, especially if the weather has been particularly cold and you’ll want your vehicle in tip-top condition in order to make the most of any trips you’ve got …

  • Caravan holidays have seen a big boost in popularity over the last few years as the pandemic has highlighted many of the benefits of this kind of travel. If you’ve been tempted to give it a go, you might be wondering where to start when it comes to buying your first caravan. We’ve put together this guide to get you on the right track and help you find your perfect caravan.


     

    1. What size caravan is suitable for you and your tow car

    One of the first things you need to look at when thinking about buying a caravan is making sure that …

  • Buying a used motorhome can be a great way to get a good deal. There are plenty of used motorhomes on the market and it’s not difficult to find relatively new vehicles for sale that haven’t done too many miles. You might be lucky enough to find one with lots of extras fitted and there’s the added bonus of the vehicle having been thoroughly tested and any teething problems sorted out.

    However, some people are understandably cautious when it comes to purchasing a motorhome second hand. Whether you’re buying new or used, …

  • It’s starting to feel quite autumnal outside and many of you might already be taking your last caravan or motorhome trips of the year. To ensure that your leisure vehicle is still in tip-top condition when you bring it out of hibernation in the spring, there are several things you’ll want to do before putting it in storage or before you ‘lay up’ for the winter. The last thing you want is to find that your vehicle has suffered from damp or that poor weather has damaged any of the electrical or plumbing systems.  …

  • If you’ve made the exciting decision to buy your first motorhome, you might be wondering where to start. There’s a whole new world of terminology to get to grips with and lots of different models and layouts to choose from so it can often seem a little daunting at first. We’ve put together this guide to help you navigate the process and find your perfect motorhome.

     

    1. Decide on a budget

    If you decide on a budget early on, this can help simplify the rest of the process when it comes to deciding which motorhome is best for …

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