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Are you prepared for a wet summer holiday in your motorhome?

Motorhome and campervan owners you can now have the best of both worlds: an awning to extend your living space and keep your family warm and dry for the whole of your holiday; and a ‘van you can drive off in each morning without needing to take the awning off first. Better yet, an optional inner tent allows people to comfortably sleep in the drive away awaning and saves the inconvenience of having to make up beds each day. And with prices starting at under £175 inc VAT for a 3.4m x 2.4m version, and a wet summer holiday approaching fast, this must be a near-perfect solution… Continue reading

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June Camping Newsletter

It’s been a very busy May in the shop, which is why I haven’t written to you for a while. The first thing to tell you is that, to celebrate my Mum’s birthday, we have an offer running that lets … Continue reading

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Get up to 6% back on purchases made through our website in the next week

Today’s my Mum’s birthday so I’ve decided that as well as giving her a birthday present I’m going to give you, our valued customers, a present to celebrate her birthday too…
For every order over £500 placed through our website in the next week we’ll give you a £25 voucher, redeemable against anything in our shop…
For every order over £1,000 placed through our website in the next week we’ll give you a £60 voucher, redeemable against anything in our shop… Continue reading

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2012 Olympics Camping in Windsor

Her Majesty The Queen has agreed that part of her Windsor Crown Estate can be set aside for camping to help support the forthcoming 2012 London Olympics Camping need. The Crown Estate has signed an agreement with The Camping and … Continue reading

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What Motorhome Next?

We’ve had our motorhome for a good few years now and been very happy with it. It’s nothing revolutionary though, just a Fiat Ducato chassis cab with a 2.5 turbo-diesel motor and 5 berth bodywork by Hymer of Germany. The problem of course is that as time has passed, so our needs have changed. The inevitable conclusion is that our faithful motorhome has been stretched about as far as is possible, and the time has come to expand into something bigger. The question is what motorhome to have next? Continue reading

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Motorhome Caravan & Camping Show, ExCeL, February 2012

The Motorhome Caravan & Camping Show will run from Tuesday 14 to Sunday 19 February 2012 inclusive in London at ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL.
Tickets start from £7.00 in advance (plus… Car parking is included in your ticket cost, although… Continue reading

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2012 Omnistor Price Rise Imminent

The prices for all Omnistor products will soon be increasing for 2012. It’s not as bad as it could be, thanks to the Pound being strong against the Euro, but we know prices from the Omnistor factory in Belgium are … Continue reading

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From Bedding to Batteries: November 2011 Camping Newsletter

This newsletter is mostly about caravan and motorhome leisure batteries, but first a few words on caravan bedding (and motorhomes too) … from now until Christmas we’re giving a discount voucher for 5% off anything in our shop to everybody who buys a Raskelf product from us … batteries may not be as exciting, or glamorous, as some of the accessories that you buy for your motorhome … enter then, the Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) battery … at a massive discount from RRP. Continue reading

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Sleep Well in your Caravan or Motorhome with the Raskelf Duvalay and Portable Mattress Topper

Do you ever wake up in your caravan, or motorhome, feeling cold or just plain uncomfortable? If you’re cold, perhaps it’s because the duvet slipped off you in the night and is mostly lying on the floor next to your bunk? Or perhaps you’re warm enough, but your back is causing you a problem? Continue reading

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Omnistep Problems

We sell a lot of Omnisteps. It’s a great product: good quality and with a long service life. The Omnistor Omni-step is a fast-moving product for us, and it’s very easy to fit.
The most common cause of problems with the Omnistep is poor installation: it really is as simple as that!
Let’s look at some of the ways in which the installation can go wrong… Continue reading

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