big lap

Guide: Planning the Big Lap

Your dream is about to come true: that longed-for lap around Australia is within reach. But before you hit the dirt, there is planning to do. Regardless of how much time you’ll have on...
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Review: Roadstar Caravans GT Classic 17ft 6in Family Van

Roadstar Caravans is continuing its aggressive push into the budget caravan market. The company, owned by Ken Nizam, is attempting to make serious inroads in the important $50,000 to $60,000 caravan market which, for many...
JPOD

JPOD Outback Hits the Road

Jayco has unveiled a new van in its lightweight JPOD range. Jayco Australia CEO Garry Moore said the popularity of the JPOD range drove the company to produce “a more robust ‘Jayco Outback’ version” of...
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Review: Nova Metrolink

When is an entry level caravan not an entry level caravan? The Nova Metrolink might provide a few clues. You see, it sits in the lower end of this award-winning manufacturer’s range, but with...
Mobile Living

Mobile Living: Rediscovering Family Connections

Patrick Dangerfield, one of Australia’s most popular AFL sporting personalities, has hit the road with his family to explore the best of the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. Mobile Living focuses purely on the RV...
Coromalvideo

Review: Coromal Element 553 Evolution RTV

The plan: hitch a ride with Virgin Australia to Brisbane, where Coromal caravans are built nowadays. For my 6am rendezvous at the Melbourne airport, my alarm woke me at 3am. This was going to...
Jurgens

Jurgens Legal Dispute Resolved

A legal dispute between Jurgens Australia and Al-Ko appears to have been resolved. On April 17, Jurgens released a statement to announce that the legal proceedings instituted by Al-Ko over a large sum of money...

Easter on the Road

It's Easter time, so I asked a number of travellers what they were doing for the holiday. And, of course, the really hard questions, like how to keep the Easter Bunny secret in a...
New Age Caravans

A New Age For Walkinshaw

The Walkinshaw Group has taken ownership of New Age Caravans. The Walkinshaw name is known for its association with Holden Special Vehicles, as well as V8 Supercar team Walkinshaw Andretti United.  “We are excited about our...

Caravan Roll Over: The Facts

Caravans and their tow vehicles rarely jack-knife and roll over. But when they do, the consequences are severe. While countless ‘explanations’ are rife, the cause has long been known. It is not how rigs behave...