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.

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…

Coronavirus – Do I Need Insurance If I SORN My Motorhome Or Campervan?

As the spread of the Coronavirus reaches pandemic proportions, some customers may be considering applying for a Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN) particularly if they have no immediate plans to use their vehicle on the road. Once the registered keeper of the vehicle has made a SORN, whilst there is no longer a legal requirement…

Motorhome Essentials You Need To Pack

Packing for a motorhome holiday isn’t quite the same as packing for an all-inclusive and you might be surprised at what you might need. So, if you’re about to hire or kit out your own and want some top tips for travelling in a motorhome, here’s our essential motorhome packing list.   What accessories do…

Touring Europe In A Motorhome

Hotels and villas are all well and good, but nothing gives you the freedom to explore quite like travelling in your very own motorhome. But while spontaneity plays a big part in motorhome holidays, preparation can help you make the most of your trip – here’s our motorhome in Europe guide.   How to tour…

How Much is Campervan Insurance?

Insurance can often be a tug of war between cost and cover but getting the insurance you need doesn’t mean having to spend a small fortune. So, when it comes to covering your campervan, it really pays to know which factors affect your premium and what you can do to help lower the cost.  …

How to Find the Best Motorhome Insurance

Whether you like to travel around Europe or sightsee along the British coast, there’s nothing quite like the freedom a motorhome gives you. So, if you rely on your motorhome for regular adventures, it’s crucial to make sure it has the protection it deserves.   Even so, finding the right policy can take up valuable…