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Caravan and motorhome owners at risk of large fines when driving in Europe this summer

Millions of Britons are looking to travel abroad again, many of whom will be doing so in a caravan or motorhome. Over the pandemic, drivers fell in love with leisure vehicles again, with the industry seeing a massive boom with staycations becoming the new normal. But now, drivers are being warned of the laws associated with […]

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Motorhome owner has parking fine cancelled after council gets rules wrong – ‘common sense’

After the council was contacted, it realised its mistake and cancelled the penalty charge notice. It has also amended the council website to make clear there are no designated motorhome bays at the Milehouse car park. A Plymouth City Council spokesperson said: “All vehicles at Milehouse Park and Ride must be parked within a single […]

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‘Don’t risk it’ DVLA warns motorhome owners of expensive costs for untaxed vehicle

The DVLA has been working to cut down on the prevalence of drivers avoiding paying the tax on their vehicle with its “tax it, don’t risk it” campaign. The Government agency has been targeting the areas across the UK where some of the highest numbers of enforcement actions took place, including fines, penalties and clamping. In […]

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Five simple motorhome hacks for your first camping staycation – ‘surprisingly useful!’

Campervan and motorhome insurance company Staveley Head shared very useful tips for beginners and some other secret hacks for camping and caravan lovers. In case of cold weather, there is an easy way for campers to insulate the motorhome. The team at Staveley Head shared te trick: “Bubble wrap can be surprisingly useful! “You can […]

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Motorhome prices will not fall for ‘years’ as models continue to ‘increase in value’

He also warned dealers were “well down on stock” which was pushing up used motorhome prices. He added: “Some dealers who usually stock 20, 30, 40 motorhomes, are down to as little as two or three for sale. “There is even one chain of 13 branches, which is down to 38 total stock. That’s averaging […]

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‘Stunning’: Today at the Caravan Show shows off £750,000 motorhome – ‘such a treat’

“The beauty of it is, it’s not only for you and your family, but if you’re able to you can also loan it out to other people that might not have that opportunity.” Gemma also travelled to Spain to soak up the winter sun and experience one of the most expensive motorhomes on the market. […]

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DVSA issues safety warning to caravan and motorhome owners – ‘know before you tow’

“But it’s gone completely the opposite way.” It added: “For the touring caravans, definitely, it’s not good news for a lot of people I don’t think. “Just for the January book, we went up on average £500-700 per caravan. “Now that’s a big jump, that’s massive. Source link

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Motorhome owners face rule change when driving in Europe following major tax cut

Mr Holden said: “Within a few days of being elected, I found out that an EU directive was being put in which was going to see a 705 percent increase on tax on a motorhome. “Basically, taxing the same as a £40,000 motorhome, which some might buy as they’re approaching retirement, as a new Rolls […]

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‘Appallingly bad’: Motorhome owner fined over car tax error because ‘M’ looked like ‘W’

A Devon driver received a fine for her motorhome from Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone, around 180 miles away from where she lives. The 74-year-old former council employee and her husband share a Bürstner motorhome, which is currently being kept off the road. They were puzzled to find a penalty charge notice (PCN) had been issued […]

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Caravan and motorhome owners could be hit with daily charges with new car tax rules

CARAVANS and motorhomes are to be charged under new car tax charges, with some drivers potentially seeing costs of £60 per day. Read more here Daily Express :: Cars Feed