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Other Vehicles, Caravans Listed: 2018-02-27 12:27

trailer tent (No. 2420716)

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Distance: 1183.00 km

Transporting a caravan

Transporting a caravan is often associated with a lot of problems, but in fact it is much less complex than it seems. If you plan on shipping a caravan on your own, don’t forget to make sure that your driving license enables you to do it.

Kinds of caravans

1) Conventional caravan – as the name suggests, this is the most popular kind of caravan. This type has four solid walls and a full height rood. A conventional caravan might range in dimensions as well as in the amount of rooms, however generally it guarantees pretty convenient travelling environment. Conventional caravans come in one or two axles.

B Tent trailer – this type of caravan is a great choice in case you need to lower the costs. Tent trailer may be towed by most of the cars and usually includes most of the elementary equipment, like hot water or a fridge. It provide you considerable amount of living space however offers very little wind resistance.

C Pop-top caravans -  this type is similar to conventional caravans with the addition of a expendable roof, which can increase the living space. Pop-top caravans, similar to a tent trailer provides very little wind resistance.

D Pop-out caravans – this kind of caravan has all the advantages of a pop-top caravan and extra pop-out section on the ends of the van, which is a convienient spot to fit additional beds, in case you need them. Pop-out caravans are the most favored by large families.

E Camper trailers – this type of caravan offers less living space than the types mentioned before, but because they provide with all the elementary equipment (shower, hot water and so on) it is a comfortable as well as economical way of travelling. 

6) The fifth-wheeler – this is the biggest kind of caravan. It provides with considerable amount of living space, which allows whole families to travel pleasantly. Because of its considerable size,  the fifth-wheeler requires a larger vehicle to tow it (e. g. 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 functional.

If you want to hire a shipping company to ship your caravan, confirm you know the precise dimensions of the caravan. Moreover check if its insurance is up-to-date. Moreover, instruct the transport provider about state of the caravan – like whether brakes work properly.

When hiring a transport provider to move your caravan you don’t need to worry about your driving license or speed limits  - all the rules apply to the transport provider. Furthermore, shipping companies frequently invest in product liability insurance, which will ensure you a compensation, if any damage is done to the caravan during shipment.

Price of moving a caravan

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

Pick-up address and date

Dax, 40100, France

Flexible dates

Delivery address and date

London, United Kingdom

Flexible dates