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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.

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The Wild Mid West Coast of Western Australia

The Wild Mid West Coast of Western Australia

Author: Kirstie Bedford

Date Posted: 7th October 2020

The Mid West coast of Western Australia is full of colour, grand sweeping landscapes and wonderful people. It’s a destination where you’ll definitely want to linger longer.

The beaches here, so isolated they are nesting havens for rare birds, have to be some of the best kept secrets in coastal camping in the country. While the region once relied so heavily on the fishing industry and mining, tourism is now its much-needed economic mainstay. 

Stunning Sapphire Coast

Stunning Sapphire Coast

Author: Ali Millar

Date Posted: 7th October 2020

Easily one of the most pristine and isolated stretches of the NSW coastline, the Sapphire Coast has an excellent mix of quiet bush camps, tranquil lagoons, wild surf beaches, and colourful towns.

Located halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, and stretching roughly from Bermagui down to the Victorian border, this region is perfect for those travelling in a motorhome.

The Cost of Ownership

The Cost of Ownership

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

The true cost of ownership goes beyond the initial purchase price. Do you have a clear and accurate picture of everything owning, using and maintaining an RV involves? The more you know, the more likely you will be to choose a motorhome that fits your budget.

Winterising your RV

Winterising your RV

Author: Malcolm Street

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

It’s that time of year when many a motorhomer if they haven’t already done so considers winterising their motorhome. Unlike places like Canada, the northern parts of the USA and Europe which have to go to the extremes of draining all water tanks and shutting off water lines it’s a bit easier in Australia. Indeed I reckon it takes three slightly different forms.

Maintaining your RV

Maintaining your RV

Author: Malcolm Street

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

Despite the increased level of sophistication of motor vehicles, caravans and motorhomes, service intervals over the last 20 years have grown considerably.

RV Awnings, Choice, Care & Maintenance

RV Awnings, Choice, Care & Maintenance

Author: Malcolm Street

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

One of the most practical developments in RVs over the past few decades is the retractable awning. Older RVers may remember the heavy canvas awnings that had to be dragged along the roof via a sailtrack - they were heavy, especially when wet, and definitely not fun in the wind! But retractable awnings, once seen as optional extras, are essentially standard kit these days, and have revolutionised the way we live in - and outside of - our RVs.

 RV Friendly Towns in North East Victoria

RV Friendly Towns in North East Victoria

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

The mountains and alpine valleys of Victoria’s North East corner are spectacular to visit all year round. With fresh mountain air, crisp clean water, beautiful vistas in every direction, it’s an ideal RV destination in every season.
And it’s the ideal destination for RVers, with no less than five ‘RV Friendly Towns’ dotted around the place.

What Are The Benefits of Owning An RV?

What Are The Benefits of Owning An RV?

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 5th October 2020

 

Australia is the perfect country to own an RV. Thanks to the Aussie lifestyle and all the great spots, often secluded and off the beaten track. An RV offers you the flexibility to go where you want to go, when you want to go. You can travel at your own pace and discover roads and places, experiencing new things and making memories that will last forever.

Try A Motorhome Before You Buy

Try A Motorhome Before You Buy

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 5th October 2020

For a newcomer, there is one thing you should almost do before you buy a motorhome and that's to try it out! That does not mean a quick drive around the block. It’s more like spending a few weeks’ travelling in either a friend’s motorhome (if you are really lucky) or more likely, a hired rental.

Top 10 Tips When Buying a Motorhome

Top 10 Tips When Buying a Motorhome

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 5th October 2020

Buying a motorhome or campervan is a big financial decision, and one you won’t make lightly. It’s hard to know what size you should get, what make or model, what internal layout will suit and whether you really do need all the tech gadgets in the world. Here are our top 10 tips to help make the process a little less overwhelming.