We would like to share with you some of the Hints & tips we find so useful in the RV lifestyle.

CARAVAN CHECKLIST

 

  • 1.Tow hitch correctly attached and safety pin in place
  • 2.Safety chains attached and crossed over.
  • 3.Stabilizer legs wound into up position
  • 4.Caravan handbrake off and wheel chocks removed.
  • 5.Carry out light check.
  • 6.All equipment securely stowed inside van and in the boot.
  • 7.Cupboard door and drawers closed & latched properly
  • 8.Pop top down & latches clamped up
  • 9.Rollout Awning correctly folded up and secured.
  • 10.Water, power and sullage disconnected & stowed away.
  • 11.All windows & roof hatches closed and locked.
  • 12.Window stone shields closed and secured.
  • 13.TV antenna folded down or removed.
  • 14.Walk around van and visually check everything one last time. Also check for equipment you may have left behind.
  • 15.Caravan door locked, access hatches closed properly.
  • 16.Check spare as well as tyres on van and wheel nuts.
  • 17.Make sure all internal 12 Volt lights, pumps are off while towing
  • 18.Check gas bottles turned off
  • 19.Electrical plug connected properly.
  • 20.Take the van on a short trip prior to taking on a long trip to iron out any problems
  • 21.Before a long trip have your can and van serviced. Will give peace of mind
  • 22.Re direct mail, papers, etc if traveling for long periods
  • 23.Have a neighbour check on house and surroundings regularly while away
  • 24.Always test water (ie drink small amount) before filling your water tanks, its too late once your tank is full and you find the water is off
  • 25.Wheel bearing kit

 

CARAVAN CHECKLIST

 

 

HANDY HINT

It is wise to stop after only 5 minutes of driving and walk around the van again. Its amazing how often you find something you missed by doing this and it will ensure a safe journey.

PLANNING A TRIP?

Make sure your next trip is a safe and successful one. Book your RV in for a service before you leave. Our qualified service team can ensure peace of mind when you hit the road.

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