The EU cancelling Summer? New proposed laws will not just impact caravanners but businesses too!

With more and more families heading off for cheaper holidays at home and abroad in their caravans, and with whispers of the EU forcing caravan owners to have expensive MOT-style tests which could amount to hundreds of pounds every year* - Cover4Caravans - the caravan insurance specialists – have carried out independent research** to see just where are the caravan holiday hotspots.

In the UK, the top three holiday hotspots (in order of preference) are:

  • Dorset
  • Cornwall
  • Scotland

Of those caravanners who go abroad, 28% opt for France and 17% choose Spain.

Richard Burgess, Director at Cover4Caravans, says: “These costly new tests could have a serious affect on the holiday habits of cash-strapped Brits. Since the economic crisis, the number of people opting for caravan holidays has increased, due to how cost-effective it is. Yet with the EU potentially adding hundreds of pounds to the yearly upkeep of a caravan, this could force some people to stop having holidays.

"Will this have a knock on economic tourist impact in the UK?" asks Burgess. "Our survey shows it will, as most people travelling currently do so within the UK, and if they can't afford to travel, the areas they normally visit and spend money in will suffer too!"

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* Daily Mail 09.08.13

**Carried out on behalf of Cover4Caravans by SurveyMonkey August 2013

Contact:

Richard Burgess, MCIM , Director at Cover4Caravans, telephone: 0845 863 9558, or email: richardb@alanblunden.co.uk

About Cover4Caravans:

With roots going back to 1946, our clients can benefit from 66 years’ of experience in the caravan insurance marketplace. We are independent intermediaries and act on behalf of our clients in arranging their caravan insurances. Our service includes advising clients on their insurance needs, arranging insurance cover with insurers to meet those requirements and help with any ongoing changes that have to be made to your caravan insurance policies.

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These costly new tests could have a serious affect on the holiday habits of cash-strapped Brits
Richard Burgess, Director at Cover4Caravans
Yet with the EU potentially adding hundreds of pounds to the yearly upkeep of a caravan, this could force some people to stop having holidays
Richard Burgess, Director at Cover4Caravans
Our survey shows it will, as most people travelling currently do so within the UK, and if they can't afford to travel, the areas they normally visit and spend money in will suffer too!
Richard Burgess, Director at Cover4Caravans