What to Pack for Your Caravan Holiday

Deciding what to pack and what not to pack, no matter what sort of a holiday you have, is a fine art. This can be compounded if you are planning several months on the road. Spend some time thinking about what you must have and what you only think you must have. Make lists and ask family and friends who have undertaken similar trips. The old saying "less is better" is generally useful advice for travellers. Having said that, you should not deprive yourself of something that is going to make your ...
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Communications on Your Caravan Holiday

Whether you are on a short holiday or an extended trip, being able to communicate with family and friends and also be contacted by them may be important, even crucial, particularly if you are traveling through remote areas. E-MAIL E-mail is fast becoming a major communications carrier. There are also an increasing number of internet cafes around the country where you can send and receive messages from. If you already use e-mail at home, contact your service provider and find out how to send and ...
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Your Money Matters (issues) for a Caravan Holiday

Before you start your holiday, work out a budget. This is especially important if you are going to be away for a long trip. Try to plan your cash flow and make arrangements of how you are going to continue paying your normal bills at home as well. Budgets Working out a budget will give you an idea of how much your planned trip might cost. Money matters items to include will be:
  • Fuel costs - make allowances for the increase price of fuel in remote areas (it goes up quite significantly), also
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Insurance and Roadside Assistance for Your Caravan Holiday

It is not until you break down that you realise just how much you really need insurance and roadside assistance. This is even more compounded when you are a long way from home on a holiday and you have no other way of getting anywhere or doing anything if your can or caravan has broken down. You can not put a monetary price on your peace of mind. Insurance and roadside assistance provides that peace of mind when you are traveling so you can just enjoy your holiday. Insurance Before you take ...
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Planning Your Trip - Caravan, Motorcycle, Holiday of Any Sort

A tour or any trip does not just happen; you need to spend some time planning your trip. When is the best time to travel; what will the weather be like; are you going during school holidays time; how are you going to find your way; do you need any permits etc? By planning your trip before you leave you will be able to answer these questions to make sure your holiday is as stress free as possible. Do not necessarily get bogged down in all the finite details though; some decisions, such as where ...
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Your Caravan Layout and Fixtures

The interior caravan layout and fixtures is important. There are a number of things to consider. One is the size of the bed. Double beds in caravans are often smaller than the normal one at home. Sometimes caravan beds are shaped with rounded corners, which means it is extremely difficult to use a fitted sheet. Similar problems can occur with beds in motorhomes. In campervans, beds can be even bigger than king-size so, again, sheets may be a problem. The choice of single beds versus double beds ...
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Honeymoon Destinations - Where Do You Go?

The honeymoon is the most important destination of a couple's married life. It is vital to get away and enjoy a vacation together in a romantic location. The most important aspect of this trip is togetherness without worry, stress from work or telephones. It is a time to grow at becoming one. A honeymoon is the first day of the rest of your life jointly. Where this journey takes you is not as important as when it will end. However, there are fabulous destinations for different styles of ...
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Crossing the Kalbarri

Between Exmouth and Geraldton you will find the Kalbarri National Park. This is one of the most spectacular destinations for a relaxing holiday on the beach combined with the adventure and rugged beauty of the adjoining gorges and bushwalks of the national park. It will take you close to five or six hours to travel here from Perth, but the long coastal stretch is just as enjoyable with so many beautiful places to rest and enjoy the views. The winding Murchison River takes you into magnificent ...
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African Safari Photos Will Capture Your Dream

You have always had an interest in photography, and would like to add more exotic landscapes to your portfolio. As a result, you have made a list of places that you would like to photograph, and Africa is at the top of the list. You have decided that you would like to take a safari, so what you need are some tips as to how to take the best African Safari photos. About African Safari Photos If you have seen African safari photos, you know that you will need a special kind of camera to be able to ...
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Campervan Family Holiday - 5 Recommended Western Cape Camp Sites

One of the best ways to see South Africa is in a motorhome or campervan. These can be hired from rental companies which specialize in motorhome hire. When you have a campervan you have the freedom to travel wherever you like without needing to worry about booking accommodation at costly hotels en route, or being restricted to the dates of your bookings. South Africa offers a vast number of excellent camping sites throughout the country. Many of them have electricity points and they are usually ...
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