Motorhome Insurance - EU gender directive

The EU gender directive has outlawed discrimination on the basis of gender for a number of years but there has been an opt out which allows insurers to use gender as a rating factor for the cost of insurance premiums. A Belgian consumer group has challenged this opt out in the European Court of Justice and the judgement is due to be delivered on 1st March 2011.

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Isabella asymmetric awnings

New trends in caravan design offer opportunities for new trends in awnings. An awning transforms the usability of your caravan on site, so much so that most caravanners see their...

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Caravan Insurance - free prize draw

Caravanwise – the caravan insurance intermediary have today announced a free prize draw which is aimed squarely at raising awareness of legal and safety concerns associated with towing mirrors....

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New Caravan Repair Workshop

Homestead Caravans has announced the opening of a brand new caravan repair workshop at it’s Essex base.

When a caravan owner has to have their caravan repaired because as part of...

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Caravan stolen with owner asleep inside

A North Wales pensioner woke up with a bump when his caravan hit a curb. It was only then as he gathered his wits that he realised his caravan had...

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Caravan Insurance Confusion!

Confused? You soon will be.

Price comparison sites are set to enter the caravan insurance arena but is that a good thing? Caravan insurance is a specialist area and specialists...

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HAL-Locate caravan tracking

HAL-Locate is a completely new tracking system, unique in being designed to meet the specific needs of caravan and motorhome owners and meeting the stringent requirements of the Thatcham...

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Police issue warning after caravan theft

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and offering advice following a recent theft and the attempted thefts of caravans in the Selby district.

The theft of the cream and ivory...

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Swift Group - £30m Financing Agreement

GE Capital announced that it agreed to provide Swift Group Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes, with a distribution finance facility that will provide the...

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Caravan Insurance

Why?
There’s no legal requirement to have touring caravan insurance so why do caravanners typically spend in excess of £250 each year insuring their caravan?

The only legal requirement for caravan...

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Avoid Snaking

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – July 28, 2009: As the holiday season gets into full swing, make sure your caravan doesn’t do the same!

ABD (Association of...

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Caravan News snippets from the web

  • Golf ball hail

    Freak weather events now a serious hazard for tourers as well as static caravans. A few aluminium panels dented in this?

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  • VAT climbdown

    The government could be set for a climbdown on plans for a “caravan tax” measure announced in George Osborne’s Budget earlier this year.

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  • Sheffield the caravan capital of the UK

    Sheffield has more caravan and motorhome owners than anywhere else in the UK

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