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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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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.

How to Handle Your Waste Water

How to Handle Your Waste Water

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 6th October 2020

Many modern motorhomes come with everything including the kitchen sink - it makes life on the road so much easier!  But, of course, the more conveniences you have that use water - including your kitchen, shower and vanity sink - the more you’ll need to understand how to manage your waste water as well as how to care for your motorhome plumbing. 

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.

What To Look For When Buying an RV

What To Look For When Buying an RV

Author: Kea Team

Date Posted: 5th October 2020


Before you start looking around at RVs on the market, stop and think about how you are going to use your RV. Short trips, visits to family and friends, freedom camping - how do you intend to use your vehicle?

Try A Motorhome Before You Buy

Try A Motorhome Before You Buy

Author: Cathy Anderson

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.