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2021 set to be second ‘staycation’ summer, RAC research reveals

2021 set to be second ‘staycation’ summer, RAC research reveals

Half of drivers with a foreign trip planned will holiday in the UK instead if overseas travel restrictions remain Car will be central to 2021 holiday plans More than four-in-10 drivers in the UK (43%) already have firm plans for a UK staycation this summer, a figure that could rocket if coronavirus restrictions stop others from taking a holiday abroad, according...

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Camping magazine celebrates its 60th birthday

Camping magazine celebrates its 60th birthday

Warners Group Publications has announced a major milestone in the company’s history with the celebration of Camping magazine’s 60th Birthday. The first-ever issue of Camping magazine was published in February 1961 when it was called Popular Camping. It is the UK’s only magazine purely devoted to life under canvas.  The May issue of Camping will...

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Live motorhome webinars launched

Live motorhome webinars launched

Warners Group Publications, publisher of outdoor leisure magazines including the market-leading MMM magazine, is launching a series of live webinars. The webinars will be led by motorhome and campervan industry experts and will cover a variety of topics. The webinars can be accessed from any computer or tablet with internet access. The first webinar will...

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Auto-Trail offers try before you buy

Auto-Trail offers try before you buy

Working with hire partners, motorhome manufacturer Auto-Trail is now offering a ‘try before you buy option’, so that new customers can give the motorhoming lifestyle a try. Their top tips for hirers are: Don’t travel too far on your first trip Know the size of your vehicle Ensure you have the correct licence Hire the...

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HERCMA postpones Holiday Home Expo until 2022

HERCMA postpones Holiday Home Expo until 2022

The Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Caravan Manufacturers’ Association (HERCMA) show had been due to take place at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate in September this year. Now HERCMA has announced the event has been re-scheduled to 2022, with public days from 2 to 4 September and trade-only days from 6 to 8...

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The Motorhome & Caravan Show bounces back for 2021

The October show, the UK’s largest display of leisure vehicles, will be back at the NEC from 12-17 October 2021, and organisers promise it will be stronger than ever. NCC Events CEO John Lally said: “The exhibitions industry is widely anticipating that indoor events will recommence in the middle of next year. “After the postponement...

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Auto Trader offers support for leisure vehicle retailers

In light of the most recent lockdown announcements across all nations, Auto Trader is again offering support for motorhome and caravan retailers. They will defer payment for January advertising invoices by 30 days to support with cashflow and will remove all charges for stock and packages in February 2021. The latest restrictions will inevitably impact...

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Manchester show postponed

The organisers, Clarion Events, have announced that the Caravan & Motorhome Show, due to take place this coming January, will be postponed until January 2022 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. They commented: “With further government restrictions in place and no confirmed dateline of when consumer events can open back up again, it is in...

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