Considerations when buying your first motorhome

Purchasing a motorhome for the first time can be a landmark moment for an individual or family and opens up...
Purchasing a motorhome for the first time can be a landmark moment for an individual or family and opens up an entire world of excitement and adventure. It can, however, also be a daunting prospect. So many brands to chose from. So many layouts to consider. So many custom features available. Just where do you start with the decision-making process? Here at Erwin Hymer Centre Travelworld, our focus is very much on German brands, with a vast range of vehicles...
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Winterisation – Prepare Your Motorhome For The Big C...

Most people will pack their motorhome away for the chilly winter months – but it doesn’t have to be that...
Most people will pack their motorhome away for the chilly winter months – but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’ve got a suitable motorhome and it’s adequately prepared, you can continue to enjoy the great outdoors all year round. There are some advantages to winter adventures; fewer traffic jams and more space at campsites to name but two. If you want to get a bobble hat on and embrace the elements, here are a few considerations. Choose...
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Top 10 Motorhome Accessories

Which Are The Most Popular Motorhome Accessories? Every motorhome enthusiast is different and therefore every motorhome accessory requirement is different....
Which Are The Most Popular Motorhome Accessories? Every motorhome enthusiast is different and therefore every motorhome accessory requirement is different. However, there are some choices which are repeatedly popular year on year. Enhancements to your motorhome are a great way to ensure you get the most of out of it and really make your time away a "home from home" experience. To help you get the best out of your motorhome and ensure your travel experiences contain all the comforts...
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6 Of The Most Important Accessories For Motorhomes

There’s nothing quite like going on a motorhome holiday. Safe in the knowledge that the four wheels beneath you will...
There’s nothing quite like going on a motorhome holiday. Safe in the knowledge that the four wheels beneath you will provide both transport and a safe, comfy bed for the night, the road is, literally, your oyster; you can travel wherever you like and make virtually any setting your base for the night. However, buying the motorhome is just the start. Beyond the vehicle itself, there’s an awful lot more you can invest in to enhance your vehicle when it...
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Checking Your Exhaust

Tips For Checking Your Exhaust The exhaust system on any vehicle, including a motorhome, is the part of the engine...
Tips For Checking Your Exhaust The exhaust system on any vehicle, including a motorhome, is the part of the engine which takes the excess fumes and gases produced by the engine and funnels them through a system of pipes to an opening, usually at the back of the vehicle. Many modern vehicles also have a catalytic converter or “cat” fitted to the exhaust to ensure that the fumes are less toxic. Exhausts don’t have as many moving parts as other...
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Everything You Need To Know About Awnings

All About Awnings Your Questions On Awnings Answered An awning remains one of the most popular motorhome accessories you can...
All About Awnings Your Questions On Awnings Answered An awning remains one of the most popular motorhome accessories you can buy. The main advantage of having an awning is clear – it could double the living area inside your motorhome. We all know how great motorhomes are for holiday accommodation, flexible, portable and a cost effective way of providing your family with great memories for the years to come. But, no matter how large your vehicle is, it’s always great...
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Here Comes The Sun: Spotlight on Solar

Solar panels are an efficient way to save money on a nightly electrical connection and they are also a highly...
Solar panels are an efficient way to save money on a nightly electrical connection and they are also a highly convenient way to ensure life on the road is as free as you want it to be. There are two main types of solar panel device that will harness the sun's power, providing you with several hours of uninterrupted electrical supply; it’s just a matter of finding the right equipment that fits in to your lifestyle and needs. Solar Showers...
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Taking Charge of Your Motorhome Batteries

Motorhome batteries generally have much more pressure on them than your standard car battery, which just has to operate the...
Motorhome batteries generally have much more pressure on them than your standard car battery, which just has to operate the engine and the lights. If you’re not hooking up your motorhome to the mains supply when you arrive at the camp site, your motorhome battery is going to have to cope with running your fridge, cooker, lighting, television and everything else. There are several options for buying additional batteries or more powerful batteries, and of course the correct solution will...
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Maintaining Your Motorhome Water System

Maintaining your motorhome water system is imperative for all owners, regardless of what system you have installed or what pattern of water use you have.
Maintaining your motorhome water system is imperative for all owners, regardless of what system you have installed or what pattern of water use you have. Many modern motorhome water systems comprise of dual-filled boilers and separate taps in the kitchen. Others will simply have a water tank and waste that moves to a container outside the vehicle. Below are some transferrable and basic tips on how you can keep your water system safe, clean and workable. If you are storing...
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Essential Checks Before Your First Holiday of the Year

You don’t need to be a mechanic to appreciate that when you don’t use a vehicle for months, it’s worth...
You don’t need to be a mechanic to appreciate that when you don’t use a vehicle for months, it’s worth giving it a check over before you take it out on the road again. There are some basic checks which should all be doing on our motorhome before the first holiday of the year, and the good news is that you don’t have to be a mechanic to carry them out. Tyre Checks There’s two things which you need to...
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Six Tips For Staying Cool In Your Motorhome This Summer

If like many other enthusiasts this summer, you are planning to take your motorhome away with you to certain sunshine then it is worth remembering a few pointers to ensure you get the most out of your summer trip.
It can be hard to imagine the fuss about sunlight and heat getting your motorhome when many of us have not forgotten about the rain and the cold from the winter.   However, if like many other enthusiasts this summer, you are planning to take your motorhome away with you to certain sunshine then it is worth remembering a few pointers to ensure you get the most out of your summer trip.   Where air conditioning is concerned, make sure...
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Essential Summer Accessories For Your Motorhome

Some of our top motorhome accessories that will keep you smiling on your motorhome excursion: rain or shine
Whether you have been running for cover from light showers, braving it in your shorts when a glimmer of sun peeps through the clouds or lamenting with your neighbours about the lack of sun so far this year, it’s time to face facts that the Great British Summer is now upon us…..whatever the weather. Below we have detailed some of our top motorhome accessories that will keep you smiling on your motorhome excursion: rain or shine: Outdoor furniture is a...
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