Caravana (No. 5702482)


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Distance: 131.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Spain, Valencian Community, Real

31 Jul 2020

Delivery address and date

Spain, Comunitat Valenciana, Calpe

14 Aug 2020

Transporting a caravan

Shipping a caravan is frequently correlated with great deal of problems, but actually it is much less complex than we realize. If you plan on shipping a caravan by yourself, remember to check if your driving license enables you to do it.

Types of caravans

1) Conventional caravan – as can be deduced from the name, this is the most usual kind of caravan. It has four sturdy walls as well as a full height rood. Mentioned type can range in dimensions as well as in the amount of rooms, yet in most cases it guarantees quite comfortable travelling environment. Conventional caravans come in one or 2 axles.

B Tent trailer – is a type of caravan that is a good choice if you might want to lower the costs. Tent trailer may be towed by nearly every car , moreover it often contains the most basic equipment, like hot water or a fridge. It provide you considerable amount of 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 lifting roof, that can expand the living space. Pop-top caravans, similar to a tent trailer does not offer much wind resistance.

D Pop-out caravans – this kind of caravan is equipped with all the advantages of a pop-top caravan as well as extra pop-out area on the foot and the head of the van, which is a convienient spot to place extra beds, should you need them. Pop-out caravans are especially popular among big families.

E Camper trailers – they offer less living space than the types described before, but thanks to having the most needed basic equipment (shower, fridge and so on) it is a convenient and budget manner 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 large size,  the fifth-wheeler requires a larger vehicle to tow it (for example a pickup truck).

It is not always possible to ship a caravan on your own – such decision hinges on whether you have enough time to cover necessary distance and whether the caravan itself is working.

If you decide to find a transport company to move your caravan, check if you give them the specific measurements of the caravan. Also make sure that its insurance is up-to-date. Futhermore, inform the transport provider about condition of the caravan – like whether brakes work properly.

When relying on a transport provider to ship your caravan you don’t have to worry about your driving license or crossing the borders  - all the rules concern the transport provider. Furthermore, transport providers frequently invest in product liability insurance, which ensures you a compensation, should any damage is done to the caravan during transportation.

Cost of shipping a caravan

Cost of transporting a caravan depends on its dimensions and weight (similar tomost types of cargo}. Other than that , the cost is also defined by the condition of the vehicle – if it is undamaged, you are likely to get cheaper price.