Welcome to KEA Helpful Guides

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Maybe you are thinking about buying your first motorhome or maybe you want to learn more about solar power systems?

Our helpful guides are here to help you buy and maintain your recreational vehicle, choose the right accessories and keep you informed about what is happening in the bustling motorhome industry. 

We've also prepared some travel inspiration for you to try with your family and friends together.

Happy reading!


How To Dispose Of RV Waste Responsibly

How To Dispose Of RV Waste Responsibly

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 15th September 2022

Travelling by motorhome is all about freedom, flexibility, and enjoying the beauty of Australia’s unique environment. But with great freedom comes great responsibility! That means taking care to properly dispose of all waste from your motorhome. This includes black water from your toilet, grey water from your sinks and shower, and general rubbish that goes in your bin.

How To Clean And Maintain Your RV Awning

How To Clean And Maintain Your RV Awning

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 14th September 2022

For most motorhome and caravan owners, a good RV awning is a must-have accessory. Not only do they provide much-needed shelter and shade, but they also extend your motorhome or caravan’s living space.

The true cost of buying a motorhome

The true cost of buying a motorhome

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 19th August 2022

Whether you are looking at buying a caravan or a motorhome - there is one thing for certain. A lot goes into calculating the true cost of buying a motorhome. Although the motorhome itself is the main cost, the true cost of motorhome ownership goes far beyond the initial purchase. When it comes to investing in a motorhome, it is good to be prepared for the additional costs so that you can budget around them.

Best Time of Year To Buy A Motorhome

Best Time of Year To Buy A Motorhome

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 15th August 2022

If you’re toying with the idea of buying a motorhome, you might be wondering when you should take the plunge. Is it better to buy at the start of summer? The end of autumn before winterising? Or simply when you have found the perfect motorhome? 


While there is no ‘wrong’ time to buy a motorhome, there are definitely benefits to buying at different times of the year, depending on your travel plans, lifestyle, budget and more. To help you choose what is right for you, we’ve put together this guide to the best time of year to buy a motorhome. Let’s dive in!

A Guide To Motorhome Tare Weight, GVM and Payload in Australia

A Guide To Motorhome Tare Weight, GVM and Payload in Australia

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 14th August 2022

Motorhome jargon sometimes can feel like a whole new language for a new motorhome owner. While researching motorhomes, you may have come across terms like ‘tare weight’, ‘GVM’ and so on. But what exactly do these terms mean, and why are they important?

Best RV for retiring couples

Best RV for retiring couples

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 12th August 2022

Are you considering buying a motorhome for retirement? Motorhome ownership can give you a new lease on life. Wide-open roads, beautiful natural wonders to explore - all from the comfort of your very own motorhome. It really is the perfect retirement plan. 

The big question is, what is the best motorhome for you? With so many layouts and RV options, knowing what van conversion is right for you can be a bit tricky. To help, we’ve put together this guide to help you find the best RV for you and your retirement adventure.

Are Motorhomes A Good Investment? Your Questions Answered

Are Motorhomes A Good Investment? Your Questions Answered

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 13th July 2022

Thinking about buying a motorhome but unsure if it’s the right move for you? We’ve got you covered. We’ve put together this guide to answer the most commonly asked questions about motorhome ownership. Whether you want to know ‘which motorhomes hold their value’ or ‘is it worth investing in an RV’, we have outlined the essential things you should know before investing in a motorhome.

Motorhome Depreciation Guide

Motorhome Depreciation Guide

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 12th July 2022

It’s no secret that buying a motorhome is a significant investment. But, it’s also a lifestyle choice and a good one at that. When buying a motorhome, you will undoubtedly be reaping the benefits of everything van life has to offer. As with any investment, you’ll want to ensure that you protect your asset by ensuring it holds its value and ultimately slows down the rate of depreciation. That’s why we’re helping you understand everything there is to know about motorhome depreciation.

How Do Motorhome Hot Water Systems Work

How Do Motorhome Hot Water Systems Work

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 4th July 2022

Hot water is one of the big luxuries of travelling in a self-contained vehicle. Jumping in a hot shower after a long day exploring? There is nothing better. 

Where Can I Park My Campervan in Australia?

Where Can I Park My Campervan in Australia?

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 30th June 2022

Are you dreaming of your next motorhome adventure around Australia? There are so many incredible landscapes waiting to be discovered. But, knowing exactly where you can park up for the night can be confusing. You might be left with questions like, how do you decide where to park? Can you just park a campervan anywhere?