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The Coachman rebrand for 2021

Out with the old and in with the new

2020 has seen a lot of changes within the caravan industry, thankfully more positive than negative, and Coachman Caravans is embracing change by looking at its past, present and future to introduce a total rebrand for 2021.

Bailey Of Bristol Reveal New Layout For Grande Range

Meet the new 8ft'er

Just one week before the February Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at the NEC Bailey of Bristol have publicly announced a brand new layout for their best selling 8ft wide Alicanto Grande range.

Swift Confirm Factory Closure And Redundancies

Swift reduce their headcount

Some sad news has come from one of the UK's most popular caravan manufacturers who have been forced to cut staff numbers and even close down production due to a rocky year and some negative political decisions.

A Very Bailey Christmas

Get merry this Christmas with Bailey

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun and the shopping trips are about to become hectic. Let Bailey and Prima Leisure help take some off the stress and expense away from this year's Christmas list as they launch their 'Bailey Big Christmas Countdown'.

Swift Caravans Plan To Reduce Production Staff Numbers

Cost cutting measures are now in place at Swift

Despite the industry seeing sales success Swift are reducing the headcount as they enter into consultation with staff in a bid to reduce vehicle production and cut costs.

Free Club Membership With New Adria Vans

Free membership with new purchase of an Adria

Recently two major companies within the caravan and motorhome have come together to help boost sales and memberships respectively. Last week, just before the NEC Motorhome and Caravan Show, it was announced that the UK caravan, campervan and motorhome manufacturer Adria is now offering a year's free membership to the Caravan and Motorhome Club to all customers who purchase a new vehicle.

The 2020 Towcar Of The Year Winner

The winners have been announced

For the first time ever one manufacturer has achieved back-to-back wins at the Caravan and Motorhome Club Towcar Of The Year Awards. This was our second year in a row judging the competition and we were very impressed with a newcomer in the electric sector that wowed the judges and could be the beginning of the electric towing turn around.

Lunar Caravans Find A Saviour From Overseas

There is light at the end of the tunnel for Lunar

In July it was reported that Lunar caravans were unfortunately going to go into administration following some cash flow issues and a very challenging market. This now seems to be in their rear view mirror following some new investment from across the globe.

Elddis 2020 Season Preview And Factory Open Weekend

Here is your chance to see the 2020 stock

Keep the 21st and 22nd of September free as Erwin Hymer Group, home of Elddis, Compass, Buccaneer and Xplore, will be hosting their Factory Open Weekend, so you, your family and friends can be the first to see what's new for 2020 Season.

Salop Leisure Win Big At Swift Awards

Salop Leisure receives awards from Swift Groups commercial director Nick Page

Shropshire-based caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure completed a notable double at the Swift Group's annual awards which are decided by votes from customers.

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Coachman unveils Road to Freedom offer

Here comes a brand new offer from Coachman

Coachman caravans has just announced a brand new trade-in offer to help get you back out there and save some well needed cash while you're at it.

Bailey announce the 2021 Phoenix+ and Pegasus Grande SE

Welcome the two new Bailey ranges

Bailey of Bristol, one of the nation's favourite manufacturers, hosted a YouTube live presentation last night (17th September) to launch its new and improved 2021 lineup. Here is everything you need to know about what is coming your way this season.

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Benimar Tessoro Part 1: The 483 Full Test

The Tessoro 483 is built on a 170BHP Ford

At CaravanTimes we recently had a Benimar Tessoro 483 on test for a couple of weeks. We have done just over 2000 miles in the Tessoro and tested in various ways - as you will find out in our inspiration features coming up. But before we give you some ideas of where and why you should use a motorhome like the Tessoro we wanted to bring some information on the Tessoro range and the very interesting 483.

Bristanbul Video Documentary Part 1

Part one of the documentary is here

So as most of our readers will know, the CaravanTimes team were lucky enough to be part of Bailey of Bristols, Bristol to the Bosphoros trip. Travelling 21 countries in 21 days the team did a fantastic job to take the 2 caravans and motorhome cross-continental.