Buying a motorhome for the first time can be really daunting. It is often the second most expensive purchase after buying your home and for a lot of people, the funds come from precious pension savings or property equity – not money to be spent lightly.
We’ve bought more than a few motorhomes over the years. Some were the perfect van for our needs at the time, and others were mistakes which we bitterly regretted. Let us help you with the knowledge we have gained and answer your questions with our tips, guides and checklists.
If you feel you need a bit more help, we are here to answer specific questions and also offer a motorhome finding service, if you are looking to buy a used motorhome. Just drop us an email and let us know what you need.
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Choosing a motorhome or campervan is one of the biggest buying decisions you’ll ever make and high on lots of people’s bucket list. Read our buyers guide to make sure that when you choose a motorhome or van, it’s the perfect motorhome for you!
Is motorhome ownership for me? Should I buy a campervan? We’ll take an honest look at the pros and cons of owning a motorhome in UK and Europe, so you can decide whether motorhome or campervan ownership is right for you.
Are you confused about motorhome electrics? How do motorhomes work? What is the difference between mains electricity and batteries? What does a solar panel and inverter do and do I need a generator? And how do I get power without EHU? Don’t be confused, this easy guide to your motorhome electrical systems explains it all.
People are fascinated by motorhome life; existing motorhome and van lifers share stories and tall tales about their escapades and those uninitiated are intrigued about living life in a tin box. We get asked a lot of questions about our life style; here are the top ten questions and our no holds barred, totally honest answers…
After a recent shock at the weighbridge, we decided to do some research into motorhome weights, how they are calculated and what it all means. Motorhome weights guides can be a bit wordy and complicated; read our easy motorhome weight guide and hit the road safely.
We have been travelling and living motorhome life full-time for A WHOLE YEAR! We can’t believe how quickly the time has passed and how much we have learnt on the motorhome life journey; both actual and metaphorical!
The motorhome equipment & options available to you when you buy a new or second-hand motorhome can be bewildering. Just like choosing your motorhome, what equipment you need/choose will be determined by how you’re going to use your motorhome. Full-timers will probably want heating and a full bathroom set-up…if you’re spending 2 – 4 weeks a year on holiday, you may want to spend the money on something else!
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