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  • Wet, wet, wet...
    Practical Caravan blog – Martin Roberts May 2017 - Sometimes you're not sure whether to laugh or cry – will Martin and family be ready for their caravan holidays? (© Simon Mortimer/Practical Caravan)

    Ever suffered a caravanning calamity? Read Martin Roberts' latest blog about the perils of not checking your van over winter, until the moment you need it

  • Does caravanning need more young blood?
    Practical Caravan blog – Does caravanning need more young blood? - It's great to see more younger people enjoying caravan holidays, but is the industry missing a trick? Read on! (© Bob Atkins/Practical Caravan)

    Young families loving caravan holidays is the advertising dream but, asks David Motton, is this targeting the right audience? Who's the future of touring?

  • Is diesel dirty?
    Practical Caravan – Is diesel dirty? – 1 - Is it time you considered buying a petrol tow car? Read on! (© Practical Caravan)

    As the touring season gets into full swing, is it time for tow car drivers to switch to petrol power? Practical Caravan's David Motton considers the facts

  • Spotlight: Al-Ko Kober AAA Premium Brake
    Practical Caravan – Spotlight: Al-Ko Kober AAA Premium Brake - This Al-Ko Kober AAA Premium Brake system is self-adjusting (© Practical Caravan)

    Caravan safety has come a long way, but self-adjusting brakes are yet to really catch on – Al-Ko hopes to change that, so let's take a look at the tech

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Coachman VIP 565

The Practical Caravan 2017 Coachman VIP 565 review – 1 - The VIP’s looks have stayed fairly constant since 2012, yet it remains a desirable luxury tourer – plus, the front gas locker door boasts double locks (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
4.5 stars

£24,770

Caravelair Antarès 476

The Practical Caravan Caravelair Antarès 476 review – 1 - The Caravelair Antarès 476's quirky, one 'eye' looks hint at the unusual layout inside – it has an MTPLM of 1200kg (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
3.0 stars

£14,295

Buccaneer Galera

The Practical Caravan Buccaneer Galera review – 1 - The silver sides are new and give the 2017-season Buccaneer caravans a distinctive, upmarket look (© Andy Jenkinson/Practical Caravan)
4.5 stars

£31,699

Hymer Nova GL 470

The Practical Caravan Hymer Nova GL 470 review – 1 - Its external styling is a little boxy and retro, but there's no getting away from the Hymer Nova GL 470's £27,690 price and 1700kg MTPLM (© Practical Caravan)
3.5 stars

£27,690

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