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Breathable Caravan Cover from Protec CoversCaravan Covers

Protec Waterproof Caravan Covers will protect your vehicle & guard against expensive repairs. Our exclusive fabric & Easy-Fit® System makes our premium caravan covers the most versatile and easy-to-use covers on the market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Waterproof Motorhome Cover from Protec CoversMotorhome Covers

Protect your vehicle from dirt, damage, UV fading, & depreciation with a Protec Full Motorhome Cover. Our exclusive fabric & Easy-Fit® System makes our breathable motorhome covers the most versatile and easy-to-use covers on the market.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Towing Jackets

Buy a Protec Towing Jacket and protect your caravan from stone chips, window cracks, and scratches while you're out on the road. Our registered ‘Jacket’ design means you can fit the towing cover on your own in minutes, while our breathable fabric makes this the best towing cover on the market.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

5 Horrifying Halloween Events [& Caravan Sites To Stay At]

 

While the caravanning and motorhome season is almost dead and buried, we’re not quite done yet, and there’s still time for one last getaway before packing up for the winter.

With Halloween only a few days away, why not have a half-term break and have fun scaring the kids at the same time?

Here’s our list of top five Halloween events and spooky getaways so you can treat (or trick) your family this weekend.

Don’t be a lazy-bones; it’s time to have some skele-fun.

 

Scarefest 2021 - Alton Towers - Staffordshire

Alton Towers can be a scary place at the best of times, but in October, they really vamp it up with their annual ‘Scarefest’ event.

Have the bejesus scared out of you with their world-class selection of hair-raising roller coasters, live Halloween shows, and the “terrifying maze”, or take a stroll through the Alton Towers dungeons or take the “Garden Lights Walk: Whispering Souls”.

There are three caravan sites nearby to choose from, the Lower Micklin Touring Park, Alton The Star Caravan & Camping Club Site, or the Rue Hill Campsite, all of which are open to the public until at least the beginning of November.

 

Hallowscream - York Maze - North Yorkshire

Have yourself a fang-tastic time at York Maze’s award-winning ‘Hallowscream’.

This bone-chilling event will have your knees-a-knocking with some of the best live-action haunted house attractions (that feature over 100 actors) that take place on a scary old farm where tragedy occurred in 1873.

York Maze’s event is so blood-curdling that it’s not suitable for children under the age of 14.

Tow your caravan to the Ashfield Touring Caravan Park and make a weekend of it (don’t forget your Jacket).

 

Shocktober Fest - Tulleys Scream Park - West Sussex 

Tulleys ‘Shocktober Fest’ should only be attended by fearless, hardcore Halloween fanatics. 

This live-action event features ravenous zombies, killer clowns, insane prisoners, and vengeful witches that makes for an eerie-sistibly good time. There’s also street theatre and open-air pizza ovens for you to enjoy.

If you don’t want to stay at the on-site hotel, the Gatwick Caravan Club Park is nearby.

 

Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular - Edinburgh Zoo - Scotland

If roller coasters, zombies, and haunted farms aren’t your goblet of blood, maybe a night at the zoo is more your speed.

The ‘Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular’ sees the world-famous animal park open their doors after-dark and offer weary travelers the chance of a magical, illuminated tour of the zoo with some creepy characters and frightening folks to meet along the way.

The most highly-rated site in the area is the ‘Linwater Caravan Park’, which offers residents easy access to local attractions.

 

Vampire Pleasure Beach - Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Lancashire

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a timeless classic for days out and weekends away. Blackpool’s ‘Vampire Pleasure Beach’ extravaganza is an all-ages event ‘witches’ fun for all the family.

While you can still enjoy the fear-some roller coasters, there are tons of un-boo-lievable activities for your little monsters. There’s pumpkin carving, werewolf hunting, and even a late-night fireworks display to ward off the demons in the park.

For Mummies and less-bandaged Daddies, there’s the ‘Scream Screen’, which is a drive-in movie showing horror flicks that you’ll be dying to see.

Park your van at the ‘Lakeside Caravan Park & Freshwater Fishery’ for the most convenient trip to the nether-realms. 

 

Don’t Be Scared …

Visit our online shop today and buy yourself a full caravan or motorhome cover or Towing Jacket to stop your pride and joy from suffering devilish damage or monstrous mutilation. Banish the terrors of expensive repairs ….. FOREVER!!!!

 

Note: Remember that Covid-19 safety protocols may still be in place at these parks and events, so please be respectful, wear a mask, and don’t be coffin all over other patrons.

 
 
 
 

Use Our QR Code & Help Save The World

The world is at a crossroads.

Climate change is causing more frequent unprecedented and extreme weather events. 

Flash floods, hurricanes, and wildfires are rampant, and deforestation is one of the primary contributors to these physical manifestations plaguing our planet. It’s up to us all to play our part in reversing the effects before it’s too late.

After implementing various eco-friendly processes into our business to help reduce our carbon footprint, we have recently introduced a scannable QR code to help decrease our paper consumption.

Rather than sending physical fitting & product care instructions (and wasting over 10,000 sheets of paper per year in the process), all future orders will come with a QR code attached to the cover’s packaging. 

Learn how to fit and care for your Pro-Tec Caravan or Motorhome Full Cover or exclusive Pro-Tec Towing Jacket, by scanning the QR code. You will be directed to our YouTube channel, where you’ll find all the information required to get the most out of your cover.

If you’re unsure how to use a QR code, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. 

 

Here’s an easy-to-follow guide on how to use your code.

How To Use Your Protec QR Code

Step 1: Find The Code

Locate the QR label on your package’s exterior. The QR code is generally found on the side of the box, it’s relatively large and easy to spot.

 

Step 2: Open Your Camera

Take your preferred device (phone, tablet, iPad, etc.) and open the camera application. Connect your device to the internet via Wi-Fi or using your data (though we highly recommend connecting to Wi-Fi before watching any videos).

 

Step 3: Scan The QR Code

Hold your device approximately 30cm away from the QR code and position it in the centre of your screen. Once your device has read the code, it will provide you with a link to our YouTube channel. 

 

Note: You may need to move your device closer or further away from the code for it to register.

 

Step 4: Choose The Appropriate Video

Click the YouTube link that your QR code provided on your screen, and you’ll be directed to our YouTube channel. Navigate through our various guides to find the information you’re looking for.

 

It’s a good idea to subscribe to our YouTube channel to ensure any information you might need in the future is only a click away.

Our QR code system is still in its infancy, and the way we display our information may change over time. Indeed, once our new website is ready, we’ll gather all our guides (both written and visual) onto one page so you’ll be able to access it more easily.

 
 
 
 

Protec Guarantee

GUARANTEE 

The properties of Pro-Tec Covers’ exclusive material, CaravanShield (waterproofing, breathability, UV stability), are guaranteed for 3 years on full covers and 12 months on towing covers. Pro-Tec’s workmanship is under warranty for 12 months. Pro-Tec Covers will not be liable to you or indemnify you for any claims relating to third party components. Pro-Tec will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages with respect to third party components. Pro-Tec must be allowed to inspect any possible damages at their premises. Should there be possible problem with the cover, then return postage will be arranged and paid for by the customer. No remedial work should be carried out on the cover without Pro-Tec’s agreement, as this will invalidate the guarantee. Returned covers must be securely packed prior to return and must be thoroughly cleaned, as Pro-Tec will not handle dirty covers due to the health & safety of our staff. Any return of covers must be previously arranged with Pro-Tec Covers prior to sending. 

In no circumstances shall the Company’s liability to the Buyer for any breach of guarantee exceed the price paid for the Goods with respect to which the claim is made. Any possible refunds will be assessed on a pro-rata basis. Covers should be cleaned on a regular basis, depending upon level of usage with water and gentle soap solution if required, to ensure the materials retain their properties. Improper care may result in degradation of the material and invalidate the fabric guarantee. In certain weather conditions, moisture from the ground can condense on the vehicle until a change in conditions allows the moisture to evaporate through the material. This is unavoidable and is not a result of the breathability or waterproofness of the material. Should the Company deem that a replacement be provided prior to original Goods being returned, it is the Buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the original Goods are available for collection at the same time as the replacement is delivered. The vehicle must be free from dirt, dust and any other debris prior to fitting.

Pro-Tec’s covers are designed for UK weather conditions and the warranty does not cover products used outside of the UK. Pro-Tec Covers will not be responsible: ▪ If the Buyer has not ensured that protruding or sharp edges are covered and prevented from coming into contact with the cover; ▪ If the Buyer has not thoroughly cleaned the vehicle before fitting the cover; ▪ For vehicles which have been polished by the cover, when the vehicle has been dulled by traffic film, wax build-up and exposure to the elements; ▪ For damage caused by incorrect use; ▪ For damage caused by incorrect fitting, as this is a supply only contract ▪ For standard wear or tear to the cover. The Company’s covers are designed to protect vehicles from rain, dirt, tree sap and bird droppings. The Company will not be liable for damage to vehicles caused by improper or incorrect usage or external forces not exclusive of but including vandalism, animals such as cats and birds or cases of force majeure. Please read the conditions and guidelines above. Your statutory rights are unaffected and full terms and conditions can be found on our website.

Unit 3A Marrtree Business Park, Bowling Back Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD4 8TP T: 01274 780088 W: pro-teccovers.co.uk E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Company Reg. No. 03885329 

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How to Properly Use Your Towing Mirrors

Safety is always the highest importance when towing your caravan, both the safety of you and of your caravan! Towing mirrors are vital when on the roads with your caravan, read our helpful guide to towing mirrors so you’re fully equipped to get yours!

 

What Does the Law Say?

In simple terms, it is a legal requirement for you to have towing mirrors installed when towing your caravan on the roads. Legally you need to be able to see, clearly, an area that is 4m wide from the sides of your caravan. There is however one exception that if your caravan is smaller than a 4x4 car you are not required to use mirror extensions. This would be an extremely small caravan! So, generally YES you do need towing mirrors, legally.

 

What Do Towing Mirrors Actually Do?

Towing mirrors are there so you can see better as the caravan obstructs a lot of your view when driving and towing. The mirrors extend outward, further than the average side mirror, increasing your vision to see other cars, changing lanes, reversing, and general road view. They overall increase the safety of your towing experience.

 

Which Towing Mirrors Should I Get?

Towing mirrors come in many varieties, specific to make and model of cars, universal, clamping mirrors, stick-on mirrors, there are so many options it may seem overwhelming to choose the ‘right’ one. Towing mirrors with clamps are generally recognised as being the best and most secure option by regular caravan users.

What about when it comes to your car’s make and model? Does it matter when choosing your mirrors? In contrast to popular opinion, having universal mirrors may be the most beneficial to you and your caravanning future. Mirrors are an investment that you don’t want to regularly replace. By purchasing universal mirrors, you prevent buying new mirrors every time you change your vehicle!

 

Where Can I Get My Mirrors From?

Towing mirrors can be bought in many different places, especially online through many different vendors. The best place we suggest getting your towing mirrors from is through your local caravan dealer’s accessories shop. Here you can get advice on what’s best for your specific situation, travel habits, car model & caravan. Here you will also have the expert help of someone to fit your mirrors for you, ensuring they are on correctly & safely.

 

Make Sure They’re Clean Before Towing

It is of the upmost importance to ensure your towing mirrors are clean before getting on the road again! If you have recently been towing your caravan out on the road, it is very likely that dirt, dust & mud has ended up on your mirrors. All of this will be obstructing your view, increasing the likeliness of a potential accident. Always give your mirrors a good wipe down before heading out!

 

Other Than Towing Mirrors How Else Can I Protect My Caravan on The Road?

Another way to protect your caravan on the road whilst towing is through the use of Towing Jackets Lots of pebbles and stones are likely to flick up off the road and your tyres, causing chips which can lead to rusting and expensive repairs in the future. Towing Jackets protect the front of your caravan and prevent this from happening, saving you pennies in the long run.

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100% Made in the UK

All our Caravan Covers, Motorhome Covers, and Towing Covers are designed and manufactured in-house in Bradford, West Yorkshire by Protec Covers Ltd. None of our products are outsourced. Our material, CaravanShield, has been exclusively developed in the UK and we are proud to say that it continues to be manufactured  here in the UK