Vehicle Kerb Weight

What is Vehicle Kerb Weight (& how do you calculate it)?

Learning about all of the different vehicle and towing weight terms can be confusing, but learning the language is essential for keeping your set-up legal and safe. Vehicle kerb weight can often be confused with vehicle tare weight because they are both the measurements of the empty vehicle. However, there is one crucial difference, which …

What is Vehicle Kerb Weight (& how do you calculate it)? Read More »

Caravan Compliance (VIN) Plates Explained

Caravan Compliance Plate & VIN Number Explained

Since 1989, all caravans that are sold on the Australia market (whether imported or homegrown), must have a caravan compliance plate (also called a VIN plate). This is to ensure that each caravan meets the national road safety standards and provides consumers with important specifications and information about the trailer. Here’s everything you need to …

Caravan Compliance Plate & VIN Number Explained Read More »

Unbraked & Braked Towing Capacity

🚙 Unbraked & Braked Towing Capacity Explained

In general, towing capacity is the maximum weight that a vehicle is allowed to tow. So, what’s the difference between braked and unbraked towing capacities (or “towing limits”)? Unbraked towing capacity means the that trailer doesn’t need its own brakes, while braked towing capacity means that it does, with that maximum weight allowance being set …

🚙 Unbraked & Braked Towing Capacity Explained Read More »

Hide Away Safe for Caravan

🔐 Hide Away Safe for Caravan, Motorhome & Camper Travellers

Knowing that your valuables will be kept safe and secure on the road can be a big concern, whether you’re travelling in a camper trailer, caravan or motorhome. With limited space and payload allowance, bolting a big heavy safe into your RV just isn’t an option. Thankfully, there is a perfect solution for those who …

🔐 Hide Away Safe for Caravan, Motorhome & Camper Travellers Read More »

Australian Made Diesel Heaters for Caravans

🇦🇺 Are there any Australian Made Diesel Heaters for Caravans?

Prior to 2015, Webasto and Eberspächer were the only two diesel heater brands available, which meant that the market was monopolised by just two companies. Since then, the industry has opened up to all manufacturers, resulting in a flooding of new brands hitting the shelves. When it rains, it pours. This poses the question, are there any Australian …

🇦🇺 Are there any Australian Made Diesel Heaters for Caravans? Read More »

Financing a Caravan (Everything you need to know)

💵 Financing a Caravan in Australia – Everything You Need to Know!

Caravans, motorhomes and recreational vehicles (RVs) are a great way to get out, explore Australia and travel for less. Since the 2020 shift in worldwide travel habits, it’s said that 1 in every 10 households now owns a caravan. In fact, Jayco reports that they’ve had a sales increase of almost 80% in the last …

💵 Financing a Caravan in Australia – Everything You Need to Know! Read More »

Scroll to Top