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8 tips for packing your caravan

8 tips for packing your caravan

on 21 Aug 2017

Jeroen Timmermans

If you’re going on holiday with your caravan, you’ll want to take full advantage of the permitted load capacity. If you drive with an overloaded caravan, it’s not safe, and you risk getting a fine. An additional advantage of travelling light is that you’ll save fuel. So, here are eight useful tips to save weight when packing your caravan… Every little helps Not all the tips we’ve compiled for you give the...

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What should you do if you’re affected by hail damage?

What should you do if you’re affected by hail damage?

on 11 Aug 2017

Anouk Hulsman

Last Wednesday, holiday makers to Lake Garda were shocked by a massive hailstorm. Hailstones as big as golf balls fell from the sky. There were no reports of casualties, but the damage caused to cars, caravans, and motorhomes will cost a pretty penny. Is there anything you can do to prevent or limit damage caused by hailstorms? Here are a few tips. Nothing is as fickle as the weather. You might hope that the sun will shine for your whole...

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Camping is healthy and makes you happy

Camping is healthy and makes you happy

on 8 Aug 2017

Anouk Hulsman

Do you feel especially good after a camping holiday? That’s no coincidence. Several studies have shown that camping gives your health a hearty boost. Even if you spend just a weekend on a campsite, you will return home sprightly and rejuvenated. Read on to discover how come! Everyone feels better after a camping holiday. You will notice that camping improves your quality of sleep, your mood and your stress level. Just the right ingredients for...

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6 of the best cycling routes in Spain

6 of the best cycling routes in Spain

on 3 Aug 2017

Anouk Hulsman

When considering a cycling holiday in Spain, many sports enthusiasts automatically think about the famous route to the pilgrimage site at Santiago de Compostela. And while that’s certainly worth doing, Spain has plenty of beautiful routes for cyclists all over the country. What about cycling part of the Vuelta 2017? We’ve selected six fun routes for you to try.  More than half of the Iberian Peninsula consists of mountains or...

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How does the breathalyser test in France work again?

How does the breathalyser test in France work again?

on 31 Jul 2017

Jeroen Timmermans

The alcohol tester (or breathalyser) is something many holidaymakers are familiar with. Since 2012, drivers on French roads need to have 2 tests with them. These days, you no longer get a fine if you don’t have them, but it’s still useful to buy them. In this article, we’ll tell you why. The idea behind making this compulsory is clear: the measure is intended to reduce the number of alcohol-related accidents. If a driver is in...

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This is how to maintain your tent

This is how to maintain your tent

on 28 Jul 2017

Anouk Hulsman

If you buy a tent, you obviously want to use it for as long as possible. In particular, the tent fabric has to endure quite a lot, regardless of whether the sun is shining, or it’s raining. And what about the zips? With a little preparation, and some care and attention at the campsite, you can be sure you’ll be able to use your tent again the next time you go camping. We’ve organised the following tips for proper maintenance...

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