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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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Weekender vs Extended Tourer, Which is Best?

Weekender vs Extended Tourer, Which is Best?

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

While there are many and varied factors to consider when buying a motorhome in Australia, the size and type of RV you choose can simply come down to how you will use it - and how long you plan to use it for. Smaller models can trump their larger siblings in a variety of ways, including fuel consumption, ease of driving and parkability, while bigger units offer more luxury, room to groove and capacity for extended touring.

Looking After Your Motorhome

Looking After Your Motorhome

Author: Kea Team

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

Mechanical and electrical systems have become much more sophisticated and fuel injection/complex turbo diesel engines have all but ended home tuning. However, that doesn't mean there is nothing to do.

What To Expect in Warranty and Service

What To Expect in Warranty and Service

Author: Kea Team

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

Ex-rental motorhomes are often a popular choice simply because they are more affordable than a brand new motorhome, but do of course come with a few problems caused by extended use and inexperienced motorhomers. The RV Sales Centre does its best to ensure any known issues are sorted before the motorhome is sold, but there may well be items that have be fixed under warranty.

Motorhome Maintenance

Motorhome Maintenance

Author: Kea Team

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

Today’s motorhome is a very sophisticated piece of machinery, certainly in the engine compartment, but almost as much in the ‘house’ area as well. Mechanical and electrical systems are very complex and fuel injection/turbo diesel engines aren’t something easily tuned in the home workshop. 

Motorhome Care

Motorhome Care

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

Any motorhome, no matter how old, or how expensive, is a sizeable investment. It stands to reason therefore that it is something to take good care of.

Buying a Pre-Loved Motorhome

Buying a Pre-Loved Motorhome

Author: Kea Team

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

There are many advantages to buying a secondhand motorhome or camper, particularly one that has begun its life as a rental model. There’s the price of course ­– a secondhand unit will always be more affordable than a new one. But there are other great reasons too, including great service history, quality control and the peace of mind that you have the backing of the parent company with all its products.

Using LPG in your motorhome

Using LPG in your motorhome

Author: Kirstie Bedford

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

Most modern motorhomes use a combination of mains electricity, battery power and LPG gas to run all the various appliances within. LPG is usually supplied to operate the interior stove and the hot water system (absolutely essential to wash the barbecue sausage grease off your plates and to wash off a long day of travelling!)

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.

10 Ideas to Keep Your RV Cozy

10 Ideas to Keep Your RV Cozy

Author: Kea Team

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

There are a few things you need to consider before you hit the road on our next motorhome adventure. Here are our top tips for making life on the road more comfortable and enjoyable.