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Caravan Guard has seen a huge rise in insurance claims involving caravans being reversed into walls, fences, gateposts and trees and want to warn caravanners to take extra care as you put your caravan into storage for the winter.
Manoeuvring your caravan on to a tricky pitch is a nightmare made worse only by the fact it’s usually done in front of an audience on the campsite. The fear of doing it wrong, crashing into something and causing damage to your ‘van is enough to give anyone sweaty palms.
But by following a few simple rules, and remembering our top tips, reversing your caravan needn’t be something you dread – in fact, with a little practice you’ll be negotiating a tricky pitch with ballerina like precision and poise in no time at all.
The theft of catalytic converters from motorhomes has become a large scale problem in the UK, and Caravan Guard have seen a dramatic rise in thefts during 2010 and 2011, with tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage caused each year.
Caravan Guard have seen a 43% decrease in the frequency of motorhome insurance claims involving low bridges since launching a free motorhome height sticker initiative to help motorhomers avoid damage in 2009. Because of their success the stickers are being relaunched for 2011.
Because Caravan Guard are motorhome insurance specialists we understand the specific needs of motorhomers, and how they are very different to other motorists. Because of this we chose AXA Assistance to look after our motorhome insurance policy holders – read more about their fantastic service and why they have a 99.4% satisfaction rate.