TIPS: HOW TO BUY A CARAVAN, CAMPER OR RV


Thinking of buying a new or used caravan or camper trailer? Check out our top tips before you go shopping in this handy buyers guide.

Buying a caravan

The purchase of an RV is an enormous and exciting decision, and one that can make or break your holidays for years to come. The options are seemingly endless: new or used? Carvan or camper? En suite or kitchenette? These are just a few of the questions we'll help you answer in this handy guide.

 

Which caravan is best?

WHAT DO I NEED?

Once you hit the market for an RV, a plethora of options opens up before you. This list will help you identify your needs before you open your wallet.

Read: 10 questions you must ask before buying an RV

 

 

 

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BEFORE YOU BUY

With a bit of patience and plenty of research, you can avoid the mistakes many first-time RV buyers make. Our experts help you to get it right the first time...

Read: How to buy your first RV

 

 

 

Buying a new RV

CARAVAN OR CAMPER?

There are many variables in travel style that will affect the type of rig you purchase. Ask yourself these key questions before you decide.

Read: Buying new: caravans, campers and motorhomes

 

 

 

Buying a new motorhome

MOTORHOME PROS AND CONS

Campervans, motorhomes and motorcampers can be a cost-effective option. But is the house-on-wheels lifestyle really for you?

Read: Guide to buying a new motorhome

 

 

 

Buying a used RV

BUYING A USED RV

Buying a pre-loved caravan or camper can be a huge financial saving. Here are a few things to look out for when shopping for a used RV.

Read: Advice on buying used caravans

 

 

 

Hiring an RV

HIRE AN RV

If you're still unsure of which RV best suits you and your family, we recommend a test drive. We tell you the best places to hire, the benefits and a few bonus packing tips.

Read: Hiring a campervan, motorhome or RV

 

 

Best tow vehicles

FIND THE RIGHT TOW VEHICLE

You can't hit the road until you've hitched up to the right tow vehicle. Researching the right tug is essential for safety and convenience on the road.

Read: 10 of the best 4WD tow vehicles of 2013

 

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