Owners Guides

Welcome to the Comfort Insurance guides section – the hub of information for both new and experienced motorhome, campervan and caravan owners.

 

Whether you’re a seasoned pro when it comes to owning a motorhome, or new to owning a caravan, read our handy owner’s guides that will tell you everything you need to know about owning a motorhome, campervan or caravan.

Along with tips & advice on maintaining your motorhome, we’ve got answers to common problems you may face when owning a recreational vehicle, and advice on what to consider when both buying & selling your motorhome or caravan. We’ll also highlight some of the best accessories available that will make your life easier when it comes to owning a motorhome, caravan or campervan.

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Can I tow a caravan?

Can I Tow a Caravan?

Obviously you already know that if you want to transport your caravan somewhere, you’re going to need to tow it. But the question is – can you tow it? Are you allowed? Qualified? What do you need to do to make that happen? This guide will tell you everything you need to know about towing…
Motorhome in Spain

Living in a Motorhome – Pros & Cons

Have you ever thought about living in a motorhome? Not just using it for the odd holiday, or a road trip across the country – but actually calling it your home? It’s not a way of living many choose. You have to really love being in your motorhome, for most or all of the time.…
Motorhome in the distance of hills

Security matters – how safe is your motorhome?

So you’ve spent a small fortune buying a spanking new motorhome and can’t wait to try it out. But before you hit the road, be sure to check that your vehicle is as secure as possible and that you have installed all the necessary bells and whistles to meet the terms and conditions of your…
Motorhome on a campsite

Buying a Motorhome

A motorhome is likely to be one of the most expensive items you will ever buy. And, like anything else, it’s important to ensure your new purchase is the right choice of motorhome for you. The first decision you are likely to have to make is whether to buy a new motorhome or a second…
Caravan Insurance

What are Tyron Bands and Why Does My Caravan Need One?

Tyron bands are a safety device that can be attached to the wheels of your caravan, campervan or motorhome. You’ve probably been told all about different safety-related products that can protect you from harm, and have begun to get a little sceptical. So allow us to explain, in detail, what Tyron Bands are, and why…
Yellow Motorhome Delamination

What is Delamination and What Can I do About it?

A common problem for people with campervans, motorhomes and caravans is something called delamination. You probably know it as “spongy floor” or “why is my carpet making a noise?” To give the technical explanation, delamination is when some of the glue holding the different layers of the floor together starts to wear off. Floors typically comprise…