Motorhome News

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 and Campervan  Insurance

History of the campervan

History of the VW Campervan

View the entire history of the iconic VW Campervan, from its inception in 1947 all the way through to the latest redesign. 

Motorhome keys

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…
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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…
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Motorhome under the stars

What Motorhome Owners Need to Know About New Tax Rates

The UK Government has begun rolling out new tax rates for certain vehicles – including motorhomes. Update: Find out the tax rates for 2019* Vehicles that produce a higher amount of CO2 are to be charged more than those which are considered environmentally friendly. Whilst ‘greener’ automobiles will benefit from relaxed rates.
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road sign

LEZ’s, DPF’s and YOU

As a society, we have never been more environmentally aware. Recycling is now the norm, we know what a ‘carbon footprint’ is, and decadence is frowned upon. Everybody is encouraged to take whatever steps they can to minimise their impact on the planet. Every year, air pollution kills more people globally than malaria and AIDS…
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what motorhome 2015

Comfort Insurance is Which Motorhome Insurance Provider of the Year 2015!

There are hundreds of companies out there offering customers various types of motorhome and campervan insurance; however here at Comfort Insurance we believe we offer something special to our customers, something that no other provider can. But how can we prove this? Well, one way is to have various industry awards under our belts, which…
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campsite

Clashes over new UK Campsites

Camping is an extremely popular past-time in the UK due to the fact that we have numerous areas of natural beauty across the country. However, some believe that opening campsites in areas of natural beauty will ultimately ruin them, as an influx of people leads to increased pollution, waste, noise and even eyesores. Motorhome and…
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