How To Guides


How To Power Your Motorhome

How To Power Your Motorhome

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 6th February 2022

These days, so many features of a motorhome rely on power. And to be fair, we’re pretty dependent on it too; imagine not being able to charge your smartphone! This means it's extra important that you understand how to power your motorhome, and learn techniques to make power last the distance. In this guide, we’ll break down how to power your motorhome in a simplified way. This will ensure you don’t get caught out in the dark when you’re next on holiday.

How To Drive A Motorhome Safely In Australia

How To Drive A Motorhome Safely In Australia

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 30th January 2022

Are you planning on hiring a motorhome for your next travel adventure? Or perhaps you’re dreaming of owning your own motorhome but lack confidence when it comes to driving a larger vehicle. We have put together the ultimate guide on driving a motorhome in Australia to make things a little easier for you. As they say, practice makes perfect, so take the time to practice driving a larger car before committing to a long drive. With a bit of practice, you’ll be a confident driver in no time.

The Complete Guide to Campervan Ownership - Parking, Cooking, Maintenance & More

The Complete Guide to Campervan Ownership - Parking, Cooking, Maintenance & More

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 23rd January 2022

When we think about owning a campervan, a big part of the charm is the ability to travel to far-flung places, see glowing sunsets, meet new friends and wake up somewhere new every day.

How to Dispose of RV Waste

How to Dispose of RV Waste

Author: Malcolm Street

Date Posted: 8th October 2020

‘Self-contained’ is a real buzzword in Recreational Vehicles circles these days. The ability to retain your grey and black water until it can be disposed of in an environmentally friendly way is the Holy Grail for many. Grey water is the waste water from the kitchen sink, bathroom wash basin, and shower cubicle, while black water is a polite way of talking about sewerage waste from your toilet. 

Bed and lounge conversions in your motorhome in Australia

Bed and lounge conversions in your motorhome in Australia

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 7th October 2020

Everyone has a different travel style, whether it’s the destinations they choose, the amount of clothes they pack or the time they have to enjoy the sights. 

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.

Top Tips to Drive a Motorhome in Winter

Top Tips to Drive a Motorhome in Winter

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 1st October 2020

Why park your motorhome in the garage and hug the lounge room heater through the cooler months when you could be exploring Australia's alpine regions? Of course, driving in wintry conditions requires some careful preparation. Here are our top tips to ensure you have a safe and super-cool experience.