26 03, 2024

Campervan Upgrades: DIY Your Way to £1,275 in Savings!

By |2024-03-26T15:41:49+00:00March 26th, 2024|Camper Vans|0 Comments

Hey there, campervan enthusiasts! You're not alone if you've been bitten by the staycation bug and dream of hitting the open road with your home on wheels. Since the pandemic shook up our travel plans, swapping foreign holidays for adventures closer to home has become the new normal. In fact, campervan holidays in the UK saw a whopping 58% surge in 2023, and it looks like this trend is here to stay, cruising along with over 414.5 million views under the #Campervans hashtag on TikTok. Now, let's talk campervan upgrades. Damian Maginn, the go-to campervan guru and the brains behind

26 06, 2023

A Guide to Classic Car and Motorhome Insurance

By |2023-06-26T13:28:10+00:00June 26th, 2023|Camper Vans, Classic Cars, Tips|0 Comments

Navigating the world of insurance can be a daunting task, particularly when it involves the treasures of your life - your classic car or motorhome. Finding the right coverage that ensures both are well-protected yet don't burn a hole in your pocket is vital. This blog post will guide you through understanding classic car and motorhome insurance, how to select the right insurance, and what factors may influence your premiums in the UK. Understanding the Basics: What is Classic Car and Motorhome Insurance? Classic car and motorhome insurance are specialised types of coverage designed to meet the unique needs of

28 03, 2023

10 Things to Look out for When Buying a Used Motorhome

By |2023-03-28T11:09:31+00:00March 28th, 2023|Camper Vans|0 Comments

Whether you're dreaming of a life on the open road, an extended holiday touring around the country, or just looking to save some serious cash compared to buying a new campervan – purchasing and using a used motorhome can be an excellent way to go!  But before making your purchase, you should take some key steps first. To that end, we've compiled this blog post with ten items for you to look out for when purchasing a used motorhome; from visual inspections and checks made during each stage of ownership (including potential paperwork considerations) to understanding advice about service history

16 02, 2023

Campervan and Motorhome Speed Limits

By |2023-02-16T15:36:24+00:00February 16th, 2023|Camper Vans|0 Comments

If you’re thinking of buying a campervan or motorhome, it’s important to understand legal speed limits as they apply to you. In this post, we explain everything you need to know about campervan and motorhome speed limits so you don’t get caught out. How to determine which speed limit applies Speed limits can be a little confusing when it comes to campervans and motorhomes. You may not know that speed limits are lower for campervans and motorhomes. However, it’s not quite as simple as that. Whether the lower speed limit applies to you is dependent on the particular vehicle you’re

22 09, 2022

World’s Oldest Motorhome Fetches £63,000 at Auction

By |2022-09-22T15:27:14+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Camper Vans|0 Comments

*Image from Bonhams Having been custom built from a Ford Model T way back in 1914, what is believed to be the world’s oldest motorhome is certainly one of a kind. When it went up for auction last week, it was expected to fetch between £20,000 and £30,000. However, on the day, it proved to be worth far more to the winning bidder, who paid more than twice the high estimate, at £63,000, to own this unique piece of motoring history. Still fully functioning and beautifully restored, the story of the world’s oldest motorhome began over a hundred years ago.

9 09, 2022

Citroen Type H Van Rebooted

By |2022-09-09T08:24:18+00:00September 9th, 2022|Camper Vans, Classic Car News|0 Comments

The Citroen Type H Van was introduced in 1947 and was the first front-wheel drive van in mass circulation. This van spanned a production cycle of over three decades without any significant changes. Today the vans continue to be popular, their simplistic and typically Citroen-Esque quirky designs have made them popular with small businesses, and they live on as catering vans, mobile coffee, shops, delivery vans etc. Retro has had a resurgence, many manufacturers are revisiting designs of days gone by for inspiration for their upcoming electric models, but Designers David Obendorfer and Fabrizio Caselani have taken things a step

2 07, 2022

Campervans; The Perfect Investment for the Times Ahead

By |2022-07-02T12:44:06+00:00July 2nd, 2022|Camper Vans|0 Comments

Times are tough, and they are only going to get tougher. The cost of living keeps going up while wages stay the same. Holidays abroad are becoming out of reach for many people. Even for those that can still afford to travel overseas, it's a risk. Airlines have been cancelling flights as they're due to take off, leaving passengers stranded. There is a solution to this holiday hell, though – it comes in the form of campervans! Campervans are the perfect investment right now, because they offer a way to have holidays year-round without breaking the bank. So, let's take

29 05, 2022

How to Get Your Camper Ready For Summer

By |2022-05-29T10:59:06+00:00May 29th, 2022|Camper Vans|0 Comments

While the weather may have us believe otherwise, Summer is almost upon us. The end of May/June bank holiday and half term is popular for staycations as the weather starts to improve. For those with a camper, it's the perfect time to getaway over the Jubilee long weekend. Many campers may have stored unused over winter and need a spring clean before they come out of hibernation. In this guide, we will go over everything you should do to get your camper ready for summer. The first thing you should do is give your camper a thorough clean, inside and

8 05, 2022

The Explosion of Vanlife Culture: Could You Live in a Campervan?

By |2022-05-08T09:45:46+00:00May 8th, 2022|Camper Vans|0 Comments

The cost of living is on the rise, and more and more people are looking for ways to reduce their expenses. One trend that has been growing in popularity in recent years is vanlife culture. This involves converting a van into a makeshift home so that you can live on the road without spending a lot of money. Vanlife offers many benefits over traditional housing, including flexibility, mobility, and independence. Could you see yourself living in a campervan? Read on to find out more about this growing trend! Vanlife has been growing in popularity for a few years now, but

8 12, 2021

Are Electric Campervans Practical?

By |2021-12-08T14:29:09+00:00December 8th, 2021|Camper Vans|0 Comments

There’s no denying that electric vehicles are the future, with the government taking steps to end sales of new petrol and diesel cars to end in the UK by 2030. We’ve also seen many classics converted to EVs over the last couple of years. Now manufacturers are turning their sights to campervans, but are electric campervans practical? If like me, you watched the recent Top Gear episode where Chris, Freddie and Paddy drove electric cars hooked up to modern caravans, you will recognise the difficulties that could be encountered here. We’ll start with the obvious; range. EV Range Of course, all vehicles