Caravan Magazines To Read During Isolation

We know the feeling … all you want to do is travel to a new destination in your beloved caravan or motorhome. But instead, travel plans have been cancelled and your caravan or motorhome has been parked for the foreseeable future. 


To help fill that void while we’re staying indoors and to keep our hobbies alive during this isolation period, why not dive into some caravan magazines? We’ve created a list of our favourite caravan and motorhome magazines on the market that will give you your fix until you can get back on the road.   


1. Caravan Club Magazine  


Caravan Club magazine is jam-packed with touring, campsite, events and technical advice with every issue. This magazine recommends the best places to caravan in the UK and abroad, as well as in-depth reviews of old and new caravan vehicles. This magazine is ideal to help you plan your next trip based on their reviews and recommendations by caravanners for caravanners. 


2. Practical Motorhome 


This is another great magazine filled with holiday inspiration, great for getting you excited for that first trip out. The publication also features tips from their technical experts to get more from your motorhome, with exclusive news and first tests on new motorhomes and accessories. 


3. Practical Caravan Magazine 


Ideal for any caravan enthusiast, this magazine provides you with rated and reviewed caravans by an expert team, alongside ideal tow cars. Practical Caravan Magazine also provides insightful information on the best places to travel with great views. 


4. Your First Caravan Magazine 


Maybe this time inside has motivated you to invest in your first caravan? If so, this magazine is perfect for you. However, even if you’re already a caravan owner, this magazine still can enlighten you with new caravanning tips. The tips include: how to choose the right caravan; new and used caravans: what your money buys; equipment you need to get started; further accessories you can invest in; and awning recommendations. 


5. Scottish Caravans and Motorhomes Magazine 


If you fancy an adventure in Scotland, this magazine is the one for you. Scottish Caravans and Motorhomes magazine is bursting with articles, reviews, news and much more from around Scotland and the North of England. This is great for both Scottish based readers and readers new to Scotland to discover unknown destinations that accommodate caravans and motorhomes. 


6. AA Caravan & Camping Guide 2020 


This guide will keep you occupied for a good few days. With over 850 campsites checked and rated by AA professional inspectors. AA Caravan and Camping Guide continue to showcase the best sites from across Britain. The guide includes recommendations for small spaces in quiet locations to large family holiday destinations. 


7. Camping and Caravanning Magazine 


This magazine comes from the oldest Caravan Club ‘The Camping and Caravan Club’ which is over 100 years old! The club brings its expertise to its monthly mag and shares tips on the best campsites, provides tips for vehicle maintenance and so much more. If you’re serious about caravanning or camping, this is the magazine for you! 


8. MMM – The Motorhomers’ Magazine  


A magazine that motorhomer’s can dive into! This magazine is filled with everything motorhome related from best campsites, motorhome tests and more. This has been the best-selling motorhome magazine for the last 50 years, so you need to give it a read!  


In the meantime, ensure your much-loved vehicle is protected to keep it in pristine condition for that first trip out. We’re still taking orders and want to stress that it is more important, now than ever that your caravan or motorhome is receiving bespoke protection while not in use. 


Our Pro-Tec covers can stay on all year round and will guarantee your vehicle is protected against rain, rust, snow, dust, dirt, tree sap and bird droppings. More importantly, the Pro-Tec covers are made of breathable material and are UV protected so your caravan or motorhome won’t fall victim of colour fading. 


Don’t waste any more time and place your orders TODAY! 


All about Easy-Fit

Your caravans and motorhomes deserve the best protection all year round and you can guarantee this with one of our Pro-Tec covers. You want to be able to fit and take off the cover at any given opportunity, quickly and effortlessly. How is this possible, you may ask?  


While in the past we received many compliments from customers praising the quality of our caravan and motorhome covers, some customers indicated that the covers could be a touch cumbersome to fit. We agreed, long caravan and motorhome covers can stretch 20ft-40ft which can prove challenging to manoeuvre while balancing on a step ladder. In response to customer feedback, we conducted thorough research in aid of a solution and we now produce and provide the Easy-Fit System with all full covers. 


The Easy-Fit system is a unique way to fit or take off your Pro-Tec cover quickly with minimal effort. pair of heavy-duty extendable poles are provided that can hook into the fitted D-Rings to slide the cover into place. The covers are designed with an open back panel that rolls up, so once the fitting pole is hooked, you can slide the cover across the natural sloping front of the caravan without fear of it getting caught. When the cover is in place, simply roll down this back panel, velcro it down and clip the buckles into place.  


This system is the only one available on the market, exclusive to Pro-Tec covers. Although the process is a lot easier, the heavy-duty strapping with adjustable easy release buckles ensures that the cover is robust, and your vehicle is well protected. The innovative Easy-Fit System is manufactured with sturdy non-rip material that will not weaken the cover; in fact, it probably strengthens it.   


This method means you don’t need as much height, so you can say goodbye to that step ladder for good. The length of the poles also gives you a lot more freedom of movement, which makes it possible to fit and take off a cover by yourself with ease.  Don't just take our word for it, you can see fellow caravanners demonstrating how easy it is! Click here to watch. 


The Easy-Fit system is like no other cover assistance mechanism out there. At first, the exclusive Easy-Fit System was available as an accessory feature but due to popular demand, it is now offered as standard on all full caravan and motorhome covers.  


Don’t waste any more time on leaving your caravan or motorhome without suitable protection. The Easy-Fit system is provided as a standard with all covers so make your order today! Click here to shop.

Covid-19 Update

Pro-Tec Covers can now announce that we have been given the opportunity and honour to dedicate our manuacturing expertise to assist with the production of items to help with efforts to fight Covid-19.

As our customers make us who we are, we don't want to let you down either, so are still taking orders for caravan and motorhome covers as usual, but do ask customers to be understanding that with part of our manufacturing arm dedicated elsewhere our lead times may be longer than usual, however if you require your order for a specific date, we will try to accommodate as much as possible.

We are continuing to provide our staff with the utmost level of safety whilst they are here and are immensely proud of every one of them for their efforts at this difficult time. We are also still closed to all members of the public for the moment, all measuring services will be re-arranged once it is safe for customers to come to us, or for us to go to dealers. 

If you have any queries regarding current orders, product enquiries or anything else you may wish to ask us, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Wishing everyone the best, please stay safe and look after each other.

The Pro-Tec Covers Family

Caravan & Motorhome maintenance during COVID-19

Everything is uncertain right now, but what we do know is that we won’t be heading out in our caravans or motorhomes any time soon. It’s such a shame but protecting yourself is more important! 


Whilst you’re protecting yourself, why not also protect your vehicle. Your vehicle will have to stay stored for a little while longer, but we have got some tips on how to make sure it stays fresh and maintained so that when you can head out in it, you’re ready to go! 


Have a look at our maintenance tips below! 


Check your tyres 


We don’t know how long this will all be going on for, but if your tyres are stood still for a long time it is best to check them and regularly as you would your car tyres. This means when you go to head out, there will be no nasty surprises! 


Spring Clean 


You might have already done this for winter storage, but since you have time to kill having a clean over the inside won’t hurt. Give the floors and any carpets a hoover and make sure the inside is as tidy as can be, that way when you can go back on the road you won’t have to waste time doing a big clean. 


Check your electrics 


Connect up all your electrics to test them and ensure that all your lights (including brake and indicator lights) are working as normal. This will indicate to you whether you need to replace any bulbs and gives you plenty of time to sort it, rather than delaying your caravanning plans even further! 


Get a cover 


This is one of the most important steps, and no we’re not being biased! You may think a cover is just for the wetter months, but that’s not true.  

In fact, our covers are just as effective in the summer as they are in the winter! Our covers have UV protection in the fabric, so throughout the summer, your paintwork is protected from fading and the harmful UV rays from the sun.  


Aside from the UV protection, it also offers great protection against animal waste, tree sap and all of the other great joys of nature which are no good for your caravan! 

Looking after your caravan now will mean when it does come to getting it back on the road, you won’t have to wait around for anything. You can just go! 


Don’t leave it to chance, it’s worth getting your storage cover now so that your vehicle is protected whilst it’s not being used. 


You can shop all of our covers here. 

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