Caravan (No. 8132529)

Length x Width x Height
735 x 228 x 260 cm
1308 kg
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Total weight:
1308 kg
2367 km
Private person

Pick-up address and date

United Kingdom, Cardiff, Cardiff

1 Sep 2022

Delivery address and date

Spain, Región De Murcia, Mazarrón

Flexible dates

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Transporting a caravan

Transporting a caravan is often correlated with great deal of problems, but in fact it is much less difficult than we realize. If you plan on shipping a caravan on your own, remember to make sure that your driving license allows you to do that.

Types of caravans

A Conventional caravan – as the name suggests, this is the most usual type of caravan. It has 4 sturdy walls and a full height rood. Mentioned type might vary in dimensions and in the amount of rooms, still in most cases it guarantees pretty convenient travelling environment. Conventional caravans may have one or two axles.

2) Tent trailer – this type of caravan is a good alternative if you might want to decrease the costs. It can be towed by almost any car , moreover it usually includes most of the elementary equipment, like shower or a fridge. It provide you considerable living space however offers very little wind resistance.

C Pop-top caravans -  this kind is very much alike conventional caravans with the exception of a lifting roof, which can expand the living space. Pop-top caravans, similar to a tent trailer does not provide much wind resistance.

4) Pop-out caravans – this type of caravan has all the features of a pop-top caravan and additional pop-out area on the foot and the head of the vehicle, which creates a convienient spot to fit extra beds, should you need them. Pop-out caravans are especially popular among big families.

5) Camper trailers – they offer less living space than the types described before, but because they provide with all the elementary equipment (shower, fridge and so on) it is a convenient and affordable manner of travelling. 

6) The fifth-wheeler – this is the biggest kind of caravan. It provides with considerable amount of living space, so that whole families can travel in comfort. Because of its considerable size,  the fifth-wheeler must be towed by a larger vehicle instead of a regular car (such as a pickup truck).

It is not always possible to transport a caravan on your own – such decision hinges on whether you have right amount of time to cover needed route and whether the caravan itself is working.

In case you want to find a shipping provider to move your caravan, verify if you know the exact measurements of the caravan. Also check if its insurance hasn’t expired. Moreover, warn the transport provider about state of the caravan – like whether brakes work properly.

When relying on a transport provider to move your caravan you don’t need to worry about your driving license or speed limits  - all the procedures apply to the transport provider. Furthermore, transport companies frequently invest in product liability insurance, which will ensure you a compensation, should any damage is done to the caravan on the road.

Cost of transporting a caravan

Cost of shipping a caravan hinges on its dimensions and weight (as it is with almost every type of loads}. Additionally, the cost is also defined by the condition of the vehicle – if it is undamaged, you will likely get cheaper price.