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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Motorhome Finance

  The price of motorhomes vary drastically between different models but whatever the price you end up paying, a motorhome is likely to be one of the most expensive things you ever buy. For many people, the upfront cost of the right motorhome is prohibitive and so plenty of people look towards finance. There are…

Cookers in Campervans

One of the great appeals of campervans is that you’re able to easily, quickly and safely prepare food in the comfort of the indoors. There are a lot of options available to you if you’re looking to take on a conversion or buy a used model, so what should you be looking out for? Hobs…

Whitby Councillors Consider Banning Motor Homes from Town Centre

As the North Yorkshire town of Whitby becomes the latest coastal town to consider banning motor homes from its parking areas, local businessmen question whether a ban makes sound business sense. Following on from resorts such as Newquay in the South West, councillors in Whitby are considering whether to stop motor homes from parking in…

Motorhomes on the Motorway

Most motorhome owners do the majority of their driving on the motorway. Wide lanes, three or four carriageways and generous speed limits mean that motorways are the most efficient, safest and quickest way of getting more or less anywhere in the UK. Because motorways are such a default option for a lot of drivers, it’s…

Motorhome Reversing Sensors

Some of us are better at parking than others, there’s no doubt about it. Some people can nip into any space in no time at all but for others the pressure of a big vehicle and oncoming traffic are a little overwhelming. Nowadays, though, there are all sorts of gadgets to help you get the…

Motorhome Batteries

Whoever invented the automobile battery did an excellent job and the system really is very clever. The idea that running the engine or a vehicle could recharge the batteries and provide low voltage energy to all kinds of fixtures really changed the way we think about motor travel and brought a whole new dimension of…

Motorhome Water Damage

Despite the apparent drought we’re undergoing at the moment, it doesn’t feel like it’s stopped raining for a long time! Of course, a British camping holiday, whether you’re under canvas, in a motorhome or in a campervan, wouldn’t be complete without a spot of rain, but when the rain comes down hard it is possible…

Air Conditioning for Motorhomes

Whether you’re someone who enjoys travelling through different climates or just taking your chances with the British summer, managing heat is really important. Having a good air conditioning system in your motorhome is really important for keeping spirits up for those days when the weather just isn’t in your favour. Before you buy, whether you’re…

Catalytic converter thefts from motorhomes on the increase

Police in Wiltshire are warning motorhome owners about the risk of catalytic converter thefts following an increase in reported incidents from residents of Marlborough. Three local motorhome owners have had to claim on their motorhome insurance after catalytic converters were stolen from their vehicles, and in each case the motorhomes were safely parked on their…