Bailey Orion 340/4 (No. 7886231)

Bailey Orion 340/4
Length x Width x Height
Bailey Orion 340/4
641 x 220 x 230 cm
1275 kg
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Total weight:
1275 kg
2435 km
Private person

Pick-up address and date

United Kingdom, Norfolk, Great Yarmouth

From 1 Oct 2021 to 4 Oct 2021

Delivery address and date

Spain, Andalucía, Fuengirola

From 1 Oct 2021 to 9 Oct 2021

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Transporting a caravan

Transporting a caravan is often associated with great deal of difficulties, but in fact it is much easier than it seems. If you plan on transporting a caravan on your own, remember to check if your driving license allows you to do that.

Types of caravans

A Conventional caravan – as the name suggests, this is the most common kind of caravan. It has 4 strong walls and a full height rood. A conventional caravan can vary in length and in the amount of rooms, still generally it guarantees pretty pleasant travelling conditions. Conventional caravans come in one or two axles.

B Tent trailer – this type of caravan is a good choice in case you might want to lower the costs. It may be towed by nearly every car , moreover it usually includes most of the elementary equipment, like shower or a fridge. It gives you considerable living space however offers much less wind resistance than a conventional caravan.

3) Pop-top caravans -  they are very much alike conventional caravans with the exception of a expendable roof, that helps to increase the living space. Pop-top caravans, similar to a tent trailer does not provide much wind resistance.

D Pop-out caravans – this type of caravan is equipped with all the features of a pop-top caravan as well as extra pop-out section on the ends of the van, which is a convienient spot to fit additional beds, should you are in need of them. Pop-out caravans are the most favored by big families.

E Camper trailers – this type of caravan offers not as much living space as the types described before, but because they provide with the most needed elementary equipment (shower, hot water and so on) camper trailers are considered to be a comfortable and economical way of travelling. 

F The fifth-wheeler – this is the largest kind of caravan. It offers very big amount of living space, so that whole families can travel pleasantly. Due to its considerable size,  the fifth-wheeler must be towed by a larger vehicle instead of a regular car (such as a pickup truck).

Sometimes it is impossible to transport a caravan on your own – such decision hinges on whether you have enough time to cover needed distance and whether the caravan itself is working.

In case you decide to hire a shipping company to move your caravan, confirm you know the exact dimensions of the caravan. Additionally confirm that its insurance is up-to-date. Futhermore, warn the hauler about condition of the caravan – like whether lights work properly.

When hiring a transport provider to ship your caravan you do not need to worry about your driving license or speed limits  - all the regulations apply to the transport provider. Furthermore, transport companies frequently invest in product liability insurance, which ensures you a compensation, should anything happens with the caravan during transportation.

Cost of shipping a caravan

Price of moving a caravan depends on its dimensions and weight (similar to almost every type of loads}. Other than that , the price is also defined by the condition of the caravan – if it is fully functional, you will likely pay less.