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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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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.

How to drive your motorhome for the first time

How to drive your motorhome for the first time

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 5th October 2020

Driving a motorhome is a wonderful feeling.  There’s a sense of adventure and the freedom to go wherever you like, and the ability to leave your worries in the driveway behind you.

Top 10 Benefits of a Motorhome Lifestyle

Top 10 Benefits of a Motorhome Lifestyle

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 4th October 2020

Whether you’re a weekend warrior looking to make short trips from your home base or you’re ready for the ’Big Lap’ around Australia, travelling in a motorhome is a fantastic way to see our great country. There are a million reasons why this style of travelling is a winner, but here are our top 10.

What You Need to Know When Purchasing a Motorhome

What You Need to Know When Purchasing a Motorhome

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 4th October 2020

Buying a motorhome is a thrilling exercise. You’re on the cusp of a lifetime of new adventures exploring our great country, meeting new people and creating amazing memories with family or friends. Yet it can also be overwhelming. How much do you spend? How much room do you need? Should you buy a new or used motorhome? Here's a checklist for what you need to know when purchasing a motorhome.

Top Tips to Drive a Motorhome in Winter

Top Tips to Drive a Motorhome in Winter

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 4th 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.

Take a motorhome road trip to see Australia’s ‘big’ attractions

Take a motorhome road trip to see Australia’s ‘big’ attractions

Author: Cathy Anderson

Date Posted: 2nd March 2020

Australia is bursting with natural beauty, but some of our oversized man-made tourist attractions deserve a rather, er, large round of applause too.

Motorhome Review: Jayco Traveller M767 6 Berth

Motorhome Review: Jayco Traveller M767 6 Berth

Author: Anji Bignell

Date Posted: 27th February 2020

Taking the Jayco Traveller for a drive through the Victorian countryside is a nice way to spend a summer’s day in a motorhome of this calibre. Built by Jayco on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter engine and chassis, there’s an expectation of quality, and this model does so in spades.

Top 5 New Motorhome Owner Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Top 5 New Motorhome Owner Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Author: Susie Fu

Date Posted: 29th January 2020

 

Anyone can make mistakes when using their first new motorhome. We have compiled a list of the critical things that you should try and avoid doing as they can be dangerous and expensive.

A Family Motorhome Adventure from Perth to Albany, WA

A Family Motorhome Adventure from Perth to Albany, WA

Author: Anthony Rodgers

Date Posted: 28th January 2020

A motorhome is a good choice for exploring a large area and moving every night. It combined three important factors for us: transport, accommodation and ability to move on a daily basis. Two weeks seemed a reasonable amount of time to follow the coast south through the Margaret River region then east to Albany.

Motorhome Review: KEA HiTop and KEA Jackpot

Motorhome Review: KEA HiTop and KEA Jackpot

Date Posted: 20th January 2020

 

They may look like clones superficially, but it's what lies inside that distinguishes the KEA HiTop and KEA Jackpot. I recently conducted a comparo on this ex-rental duo and while they present as dead ringers, it's the antithesis internally! It's quite refreshing to see to see how the two models have been carefully thought out and designed to offer very different options with the smaller space available.