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.

Top tips for new motorhome owners

Buying a new motorhome is an exciting experience, presaging years of fabulous travel to far flung places. But new owners should not let the novelty of having a spanking new motorhome be spoilt by having an accident shortly after purchase. The vast majority of motorhome claims arise from drivers having minor mishaps with immovable objects…

A good policy to check the paperwork

It’s an exciting moment. You’ve renewed your motorhome insurance and the policy documents have arrived. You just can’t wait to sit down with a hot cuppa to pore over the juicy details. If that sounds a familiar scenario, you are probably one in a thousand. Most people, including many in the insurance industry, will at…

Tips for Staying Alert While Driving

Car Rental Express has written an article about how to stay alert when driving. We think this is important information for all drivers, but most especially motorhomers who regularly take long journeys! As motorhome insurance specialists, we are especially keen to keep you awake behind the wheel!

Top Tips for Buying a Second Hand Motorhome

We're experts in motorhome insurance, but if you're thinking of buying a second hand motorhome, read our top tips first! We provide some practical advice for both the motorhoing novice and seasoned motorhomers.
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What price security?

Taking our regular look through the motorhome forums, this week we came across an interesting thread from someone who had just bought a new £57k motorhome.  They were surprised to find out that insurers expected them to fit a Thatcham Cat 1 device (alarm/immobiliser) and/or a tracker, whereas the vehicle only came with a Cat…
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Kwik Fit Motorhome Tyres

Kwik Fit can get your motorhome ready for the road from the comfort of your own home!  With over 200 mobile vans and specially trained technicians they are available to you six days a week at a time to suit you.  They are even able to fit Tyron bands and alloy wheels.

What do you motorhome owners drive on an everyday basis?

What do you motorhome owners drive on an everyday basis?  Here’s an idea for your next “motor”! News of Bugatti’s four-door family saloon, the 16C Galibier has been released. It’s a million miles away from a Mondeo though, as it will cost £900,000. The 16 C Galibier should become ‘the world’s fastest, highest accelerating and…

Self-Drive Hire

Important Information Last year it came to our attention that some motorhome owners were making their vehicles available to self-drive hire companies, who then let the vehicles out on a short-term basis. On the face of it, and since the motorhome owner receives a fee, it may appear to be a good way of earning…

Towing a car or trailer

The development of small cars such as the Smart Car, and also developments in A-Frame technology has meant that more people are considering towing a car behind their motor caravan.  Generally, this shouldn’t present a problem, but there are some important things to consider.