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  • We all know the feeling of the last minute panic before setting off on holiday. What have you forgotten to pack? Do you have all of the right documents? With a motorhome holiday, there are a couple of other things to think about too. Are you fully insured and is your breakdown cover up to date? If you’re heading to another country, do you have the correct nationality identifier sticker on your vehicle? Do you have the correct road lighting? Is your motorhome in good shape?

    With so much to think about before you set off, we’ve put …

  • If you’re starting to think about your first trips of the new season, it’s probably time to think about giving your motorhome a good spring clean. Even if you did a thorough job of winterising your motorhome, you’re still likely to need to give things a good scrub to make things feel fresh before you hit the road. 

    Winterising your vehicle is very important if you’re not using it over the winter months, however, a spring clean is also an important part of keeping your motorhome in good shape. You won’t have …

  • Buying your first motorhome is a very exciting prospect but it can be difficult to know what you’re looking for if you’re not familiar with all of the terminology and the wide range of makes and models available. This guide will take you through the process of deciding which motorhome is right for you and your needs, whether you’re looking for a new motorhome or a used motorhome. 

    There are lots of different types of motorhome available with all kinds of layouts and designs and ranging significantly in price. It’s …

  • Tyres on a Motorhome – Advice & Info

    Many motorhomers ask about the best advice for keeping motorhome tyres in good condition; well below is some information and advice that will help you: 

    The first piece of advice that we would give is to make sure tyres are replaced between 5 and 7 years old. If a tyre is left longer than 7 years, then this means that it will be extremely deteriorated no matter the amount of use or tread depth.

    Also, if your motorhome is not being used for a period, then we recommend that the wheels and tyres are …

  • One of the most common questions asked by first time motorhome buyers is, ‘What type of motorhome should I buy?’. Once you’ve made the exciting decision to buy a motorhome, even a quick bit of research will reveal that they come in all different sizes and shapes. With so much choice out there, we know how difficult it can be to make a decision on which type of motorhome to buy, never mind which brand or model. 

    We’ve put together this simple guide to take you through the different types of motorhome you might come …

  • One thing that new motorhome owners often ask about is the different types of toilets that can be found in motorhomes and how to take care of them. Below is a simple guide to cover the basics and tell you what you need to think about when choosing a new one.

     

    Types of Toilets

    Most motorhomes are fitted with toilets, however, you may well want to replace or upgrade this, especially if you’re buying a used motorhome. You might just want to have an emergency back-up. Firstly, you’ll need to consider which type of toilet is right for …

  • The law on smoking in a motorhome:

    Basically, even though the law does state that smoking in a vehicle containing a person under the age of 18 is illegal, this law does not apply If your motorhome or caravan is a) stationary and not on the road or b) Is on the road but is being used for living accommodation.


  • Driving Licence requirements and Info

    A frequently asked question is ‘Do I need a special driving licence to drive a motorhome?’ or similarly ‘Can I drive a motorhome on my car licence?’.

    The general answer is no, a special driving licence is not required if your licence was gained before 1st January 1997. However, if you passed your driving test after 1st January 1997 then an additional driving test must be passed in order to be able to drive a motorhome over 3500kg.

     

    If your motorhome weighs over …