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Other Vehicles, Caravans Listed: 2018-02-23 13:26


(No. 2408320)

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Distance: 2499.00 km

Transporting a caravan

Shipping a caravan is frequently correlated with a lot of problems, but actually it is much easier than it seems. If you plan on shipping a caravan on your own, don’t forget to check if your driving license enables you to do it.

Kinds of caravans

A Conventional caravan – as can be deduced from the name, this is the most popular kind of caravan. It has 4 solid walls and a full height rood. A conventional caravan might vary in dimensions as well as in the amount of rooms, yet in general it ensures pretty convenient travelling environment. Conventional caravans may have one or two axles.

B Tent trailer – this type of caravan is a good choice if you need to decrease the costs. Tent trailer may be towed by nearly every car and often contains most of the elementary equipment, such as hot water and a fridge. It provide you considerable amount of 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 lifting roof, which 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 kind of caravan has all the features of a pop-top caravan and added expandable section on the ends of the vehicle, which is a convienient spot to fit extra beds, in case you need them. Pop-out caravans are the most favored by large families.

5) Camper trailers – this type of caravan offers less living space than most of the types mentioned before, but because of all the basic equipment (shower, fridge and so on) camper trailers are considered to be a convenient as well as budget way of travelling. 

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

It is not always possible to ship a caravan by yourself – such decision depends on whether you have enough time to travel necessary distance and whether the caravan itself is working.

If you decide to hire a shipping provider to ship your caravan, make sure you know the specific dimensions of the caravan. Also confirm that its insurance is up-to-date. Moreover, warn the transport provider about state of the caravan – e.g. whether lights work properly.

When relying on a transport provider to transport your caravan you do not have to think about your driving license or crossing the borders  - all the procedures concern the transport provider. Furthermore, shipping providers frequently have product liability insurance, which will ensure you a compensation, should any damage is done to the caravan during shipment.

Price of transporting a caravan

Price of transporting a caravan depends on its dimensions and weight (similar tomost types of cargo}. Other than that , the price is also defined by the state of the vehicle – if it is undamaged, you will likely pay less.

Pick-up address and date

Bordon, GU35 0BJ, United Kingdom

Flexible dates

Delivery address and date

Pitești, 110017, Romania

Flexible dates