Which to choose – Caravan or Motorhome?

If you are considering making your first purchase and torn on whether to opt for a caravan or motorhome – Read on to find out what different options are out there before you make that all-important purchase –

There are many different types to consider: -


  • Single axle

  • Twin Axle – for larger heavier caravan’s twin axle makes them more stable on the road

  • Tear drop trailers – ideal if you want to tow with a small vehicle

  • Folding Caravans – easier to tow but need to be erected once you arrive on site

  • American Airstream caravans – luxury end of the market now available in the UK

  • Fifth Wheelers – connect them up to a pick-up truck – some models also have slide out sections for more space


  • A Class – larger motorhome with no separate cab – imports from Europe

  • Coach built – larger than the low-profile version with over cab storage

  • Campervan – VW camper vans are a real collector’s dream nowadays

  • Low Profile – with the cab and chassis of a traditional van with a motorhome body

  • Micro – small van conversions to sleep 2

  • Tag Axle Motorhome – third wheel fitted on each side for larger motorhomes

  • American RV’s – Recreation Vehicles – the ultimate luxury like an apartment on wheels

An investment of any kind takes careful consideration but if you need further advice on what is going to be the best caravan or motorhome for your family needs and requirements contact us and we can recommend you to one of our dealer partners who can assist you.


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