Wohnwagen (No. 8010162)

Length x Width x Height
825 x 250 x 260 cm
1680 kg
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Total weight:
1680 kg
1032 km
Private person

Pick-up address and date

Germany, Hesse, Fritzlar

1 Apr 2022

Delivery address and date

Italy, Veneto, Venice

29 Apr 2022

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Transporting a caravan

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

Types of caravans

A Conventional caravan – as can be deduced from the name, this is the most usual type of caravan. It has 4 strong walls as well as a full height rood. A conventional caravan might differ in dimensions as well as in the amount of rooms, however in general it ensures pretty satisfying travelling environment. Conventional caravans come in 1 or 2 axles.

2) Tent trailer – is a type of caravan that is a good choice in case you want to lower the costs. Tent trailer may be towed by most of the cars , moreover it often includes the most basic equipment, like shower or a fridge. It gives you considerable amount of living space however offers very little wind resistance.

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

D Pop-out caravans – this type of caravan has all the advantages of a pop-top caravan as well as additional expandable area on the ends of the vehicle, which creates a convienient area to fit additional beds, should you are in need of them. Pop-out caravans are the most favored by big families.

5) Camper trailers – this type of caravan offers less living space than the types described before, but because of all the basic equipment (shower, hot water and so on) it is a comfortable as well as budget manner of travelling. 

6) The fifth-wheeler – this is the largest kind of caravan. It provides with considerable amount of living space, so that whole families can travel comfortably. Because of its large size,  the fifth-wheeler requires a larger vehicle to tow it (for example a pickup truck).

Sometimes it is impossible to ship a caravan by yourself – it depends on whether you have right amount of time to cover necessary distance and whether the caravan itself is functional.

In case you want to find a transport provider to ship your caravan, double-check if you know the exact dimensions of the caravan. Moreover make sure that its insurance hasn’t expired. Moreover, instruct the hauler about condition of the caravan – like whether lights are fully functional.

When relying on a transport provider to move your caravan you do not have to worry about your driving license or speed limits  - all the rules concern the transport provider. Furthermore, transport companies frequently invest in product liability insurance, which will ensure you a compensation, if anything happens with the caravan during shipment.

Cost of transporting a caravan

Price of transporting a caravan depends on its dimensions and weight (similar to almost every type of cargo}. Other than that , the cost is also defined by the state of the caravan – if it is fully functional, you will likely get cheaper price.