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 in winter

How to Maintain Your Motorhome through Winter

Winter is not the best time of the year for people with a motorhome. There are less places to visit if the weather is bad, and having it simply parked up for months on end doesn’t do the vehicle any good. Some people choose to go and find sunnier climates. Some are happy travelling about…
motorhome boat

From Living on a Boat in England, to Touring Europe in a Motorhome – Paul and Cynthia’s Journey

Most people who spend their lives travelling in a motorhome have a similar backstory. Bored of the city life. Feeling a little unfulfilled in a nine to five office job. Looking to try something new. So they take to the open road in their own living space, and begin exploring the many wonderful countries Europe…
spanish waters

Spain, Crete and Bulgaria – Exploring Europe in a Motorhome

  For more than a year now, Karen and Myles have been semi-retired & work digitally as they explore Europe in their motorhome. And they couldn’t be happier. Unlike you and me, they have no restrictions on what they can do tomorrow – or where they can go. The “Motoroamers” have quit their stressful lives…
tour de france

A Motorhome Owners Guide to the Tour de France

Have you ever travelled through France? Your motorhome isn’t limited to the UK. There are thousands of miles of roads throughout Europe, waiting to be explored. And if you’ve never holidayed in your motorhome outside the UK before, France offers the perfect opportunity to do so. It’s an amazing place, filled with wonderful landscapes, quality…
Forumla 1 Grand Prix

A Motorhome Owners Guide to the British Grand Prix

Formula 1 fans know what a special event the British Grand Prix is. And huge fans know that a weekend trip to Silverstone, to witness the occasion first hand, is an amazing experience. Certainly one we would recommend. You can stay at Silverstone Woodlands – a modern, spacious and entertaining campsite that accommodates caravans, campervans…
mobile phone app

The Best Smartphone Apps for Caravan, Campervan and Motorhome Owners

The various ‘app stores’ are full of weird and wonderful apps. Most of them useful in some way, others designed just for fun. All add a little more convenience to our lives. For caravan, campervan and motorhome owners – convenience is key. Apps that can make their next adventure all the more special.There are literally…
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.
dog abroad

Rules on Taking Your Pet Abroad

It’s perfectly legal for you to take your pets abroad. Most of the time. And whilst following a list of rules. The rules aren’t overly-complicated, and you’ll find that most countries are generally accepting of cats and dogs. Here’s everything you need to know about taking your pets abroad.
the indie projects

The Indie Projects

The Indie Projects Q&A video is great for first timers. They’ve answered a lot of interesting questions about what it’s like living in a van and little tricks that you can do to save time and money. They also give helpful advice to people who are thinking about travelling and different ways people can get…