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Tracking devices for caravans

We offer a 15% caravan insurance tracking device discount!

Our statistics show that fitting a caravan tracking device is the most effective way of beating the caravan thieves. If your caravan is stolen, a tracking device can immediately pinpoint its location and guide police to a quick recovery, often before the thieves have chance to get inside the caravan and cause any damage.

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Caravan Guard approved devices

(Underneath this table are some tips on what to look for when buying a tracking device)

Search approved trackers:  

Name

European Cover

Proactive/
24hr Monitored

Caravan Guard recognised Certification

Autowatch
(Track &Trace 3)

Thatcham CAT 6
for caravans

CobraTrak
(Plus / Plus Web)
Request more info

Thatcham CAT 6

Custodia Systems
(ApelloGEO / Club Secure)

24hr monitored only

Sold Secure

Hal-Locate
(Hal 1000 - must be ProActive)
Request more info

Thatcham CAT 6
for caravans

MTrack
(ProActive)
(must be professionally installed)

Thatcham CAT 7

Phantom
(Pro III)

Thatcham CAT 6

Road Angel
(Trac-It)

Thatcham CAT 6

Outsmart the Thief
(Defender)

TUV Accredited Only

Scorpion
(Scorpion Track)

Thatcham CAT 6

SmarTrack
(Caravan / Caravan Protector / Alert24 Keyguard)
Request more info

Thatcham CAT 6
for caravans

SureTrack
(MT3)
(must be professionally installed)

Thatcham CAT 7

TRACKER
(Caravan / Monitor / Horizon)
Request more info

Selected Countries

Thatcham CAT 7 (Tracker Caravan is Thatcham CAT 7 for caravans)

TRACKER
(Retrieve - battery powered)
Request more info

Selected Countries

24hr monitored only

Thatcham CAT 7

TRACKER
(Locate)
Request more info

Thatcham CAT 6

Tracks 360
(Guardian)
(must be professionally installed)

Thatcham CAT 7

Discontinued Devices (No longer on sale but still acceptable)

CobraTrak
(First / First Mobile / Q / Q Attivo)

Thatcham CAT 6

Tracker
(Response)

Thatcham CAT 6

Trackstar (Trafficmaster)
(TM450)

Previously
Thatcham CAT 6

Phantom
(Pro II/Pro Active)

Sold Secure

If your tracking device doesn't appear on this list but you know it is Thatcham Category (CAT) 6 or Sold Secure approved, is proactive, has been professionally installed AND has the back up of a 24 hour monitoring centre, it is likely we will approve the device. Please call us to check this on 0800 14 88 400 (free from landlines, mobile users may find it cheaper to call 01422 396 769).

If you are an existing customer and we have previously approved a device not on the approved list above, your caravan insurance cover will remain in place providing your device remains operational.

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Tracking Devices that are not accepted for caravans (for new customers) include:


Any self track devices
Any pay as you go track units
Any self fitted device
Glopos
iMob
Locator
Metis Trackers
Navman
Orchid
Phantom Target/Non Pro Active
Sky Tag Tracker
Target Tracker
TrackBak
Tracker Echo

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Top tips when choosing a caravan tracking device

  • European cover
    Make sure the tracking device you choose can operate in the countries you plan to visit. There are different types of European cover offered by tracking devices. Some devices will simply be able to tell you the location of your caravan when it is stolen abroad, whereas other devices offer full European monitoring and recovery with locally accredited monitoring centres to co-ordinate police response on your behalf in European countries.
  • Proactive tracking devices
    Such devices can alert you and your tracking device company as soon as thieves disturb or move your caravan, allowing for the quickest possible recovery.
  • 24 hour monitoring centre
    Leave the monitoring and recovering to the professionals. We do not accept self monitored devices.
  • Certifications
    Tracking devices that have been certified as Thatcham Category (CAT) 6 and Sold Secure - click here for details about security certifications.
  • Low battery alert
    If your caravan is not used for long periods, battery power to your tracking device could soon run out, rendering your tracking device useless. Some devices will alert you if battery power runs low.

Please note: The above comparison is for information only and is correct to the best of our knowledge. We do not accept any responsibility for any inaccuracies. We do not endorse or take responsibility for any product or service offered by the companies mentioned above.

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Caravan Guard Recognised Tracking Device Certifications

Sold Secure Approval

Sold Secure is a well known security certification in the caravan industry. A device that has this certification is understood to have undergone rigorous testing to prove its effectiveness against caravan and motorhome theft. Please note that not all Sold Secure approved products will meet all our approval criteria.

Thatcham Category 6 approval

These tracking systems are monitored and due to their proactive nature can identify unauthorised movement of a caravan is being moved. These devices allow a caravan to be tracked by the monitoring service to precise street map level.

Thatcham Category 7 approval

These tracking devices are location systems that allow a stolen caravan to be traced to a geographic location (not as accurate as Cat 6 devices). A trained finding service is used to locate the stolen caravan. (This finding service may carry a set fee).

Thatcham Category 6 or 7 for caravans

Look for those devises listed as suitable for caravans. This ensures that such devices are suitable for caravans and will operate for in excess of 6 months on a combination of a leisure battery and the units internal power supply without the need for a recharge. Great for when you are keeping your caravan in storage for long periods where your leisure battery is not being recharged regularly.

Please note, we may still not accept a device that has one or more of these certifications. Please refer to the list above.

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