Taking your Caravan Away – What to Do Before you Go

Having a caravan is a great way to enjoy a holiday – it reduces the cost, as you only have to pay for site hire – perfect if you like to go away a lot but don’t want to pay the expensive prices, especially during school holidays.

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It also means that you have a wide choice of locations and can spend time travelling from place to place with ease. Joining the caravan club also gives you a discount when you book certain sites, which is worth doing if you spend a lot of time going away and want to explore new places.

If you are new to caravanning, there are a few things to ensure you do before you go. Firstly, you need to make sure that you are comfortable and competent driving whilst towing a caravan. Ensure that your car is able to pull the caravan comfortably, and also attend a towing course which can help you to learn more.

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It is also wise to give your caravan a health check. Make sure that everything is working and also that it is safe to use on the road. There are some things that you can easily mend yourself – you can order parts from somewhere like this trailer parts company autoandtrailer.com/shop/trailer-parts and of course taking it to a professional if you are concerned about it is essential before you go anywhere.

If it is your first time, another thing you might want to do is have a test run somewhere local – this way you can get to grips with the processes and also work out what you need and if you have missed anything.