The Motorhome Blog

Welcome to the motorhome blog from Comfort Insurance!

As motorhomers ourselves, we are constantly learning new tips from and sharing our own experiences with the wider community and with new friends we meet while out on the road.

That's why we started this motorhome blog - as a place for our customers to find useful resources which can help them to get even more out of the motorhome lifestyle.

Here at Comfort, we understand that there will be some reservations with taking your family away on a motorhome trip for the first time, but they are actually fantastic because of the freedom and flexibility they give. Our blog posts will cover everything you need to know about motorhoming with the family and kids.

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A Buyer’s Guide to Motorhomes and Campers

According to the National Caravan Council (NCC) there are estimated to be around 228,000 motorhome and campervans in the UK. In the last year, dealers have reported a rapid increase in motorhome and campervan sales as interest in staycations has reached an all-time high. Google searches for ‘campervans for sale’ has doubled since June last…

What do I need to consider when looking to buy a motorhome or campervan?

If you are new to and/or are thinking about buying your first motorhome or campervan, there are a number of important factors to contemplate when buying a leisure vehicle, whether new or used. A good starting point is to do your research on the motorhome and campervan market – this includes finding a good, reliable…

A guide to the best UK motorhome routes

For so many of us, the dream of a summer holiday helps us make it through the year. Some long for seaside escapes or exciting city breaks and others just want a week away from the kids. But for thousands of motorhome owners, there is nothing more thrilling than hitting the open road and enjoying…

Motorhome Security – How to Protect Your Motorhome From Being Stolen

Motorhomes have always been popular targets for thieves as they are valuable and often filled with expensive contents. In fact, motorhome theft is still on the rise, with a recent increase in ‘Staycations’ making motorhomes and campervans more at risk of theft than ever before. Motorhome holidays are on the increase, with UK resident’s looking…

Travelling to Europe in your motorhome after Brexit

From 1st January 2021, the rules for travelling between the UK and Europe have changed. But what does this mean for motorhomers? EU countries are popular destinations for UK motorhome and campervan owners, with 74% of Comfort Insurance customers revealing in a recent survey that they regularly travel to Europe in their leisure vehicle. 60%…

Motorhome Hire Insurance – How to Hire a Motorhome from Friends and Family

Have you ever thought of borrowing a motorhome from friends or family and being able to enjoy the freedom of the open road? It’s a really cost-effective way of experiencing the joys of outdoor living and can help the owner cover some of the running cost of their vehicle too. For most people, one of…

Campervan Hire Insurance – How to Share or Rent out your Campervan

Do you have a campervan that’s been sitting on the drive for a while? Maybe you’re not able to use it as much as you would like and it’s been kept away in storage for a few months. Or maybe you’re thinking about buying your dream campervan that you might not otherwise be able to…
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Vehicle Security – Motorhome buying scams and key security

Let the seller beware! We’ve seen some worrying social media posts recently where sellers of motorhomes have advertised their vehicles for sale and the sales process hasn’t gone to plan. There are a couple of scenarios that we’ve seen. Scenario 1 – Potential buyer test drives the motorhome and pays a cash deposit with an…

The Great British Staycation

With summer holiday season in 2020 looking slightly different than we’re used to, a number of us look set to fulfil our vacation plans a little closer to home than we may have originally planned earlier in the year. Luckily, the UK has plenty to offer those looking to squeeze in a getaway over the…