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Other Vehicles, Caravans Listed: 2018-04-28 07:41


(No. 2640168)

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Distance: 2144.00 km

Transporting a caravan

Transporting a caravan is usually associated with a lot of difficulties, but actually it is much less difficult than we realize. If you plan on transporting a caravan on your own, don’t forget to make sure that your driving license enables you to do that.

Kinds of caravans

1) Conventional caravan – as can be deduced from the name, this is the most popular kind of caravan. It has 4 sturdy walls and a full height rood. It can vary in length as well as in the amount of rooms, but in general it ensures quite convenient travelling conditions. Conventional caravans may have one or two axles.

B Tent trailer – is a type of caravan that is a good alternative in case you need to lower the costs. It can be towed by nearly every car , moreover it usually includes the most basic equipment, like hot water and a fridge. It gives you considerable living space however offers much less wind resistance than a conventional caravan.

3) Pop-top caravans -  this kind is similar to 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.

4) Pop-out caravans – this kind of caravan is equipped with all the features of a pop-top caravan and extra pop-out area on the ends of the vehicle, which is a convienient area to fit additional beds, should you need them. Pop-out caravans are especially favored by big families.

E Camper trailers – they offer less living space than the types mentioned above, but thanks to having all the elementary equipment (shower, hot water and so on) camper trailers are considered to be a convenient and budget way of travelling. 

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

It is not always possible to transport a caravan by yourself – it hinges on whether you have right amount of time to cover required route and whether the caravan itself is working.

In case you choose to hire a shipping provider to move your caravan, check if you know the precise dimensions of the caravan. Also confirm that its insurance hasn’t expired. Moreover, warn the transport provider about condition of the caravan – e.g. whether lights are fully functional.

When hiring a transport provider to transport your caravan you do not have to think about your driving license or speed limits  - all the regulations apply to the transport provider. Furthermore, transport providers frequently invest in product liability insurance, which will ensure you a compensation, should anything happens with the caravan during transportation.

Price of transporting a caravan

Price of moving a caravan hinges on its dimensions and weight (similar to almost every type of loads}. Other than that , the cost is also affected by the state of the caravan – if it is able to drive on its own, you will likely pay less.

Pick-up address and date

London, United Kingdom

Flexible dates

Delivery address and date

Granada, Spain

Flexible dates