Your Guide to Caravan Hot Water Systems

Having hot water during your travels is a simple pleasure! But what are the best caravan hot water systems? Nothing can beat heading off into the outback knowing you always have access to hot water! These days there are a vast range options for your caravan hot water system: gas, electric, solar, diesel, instant, portable, space-saving and more. It pays to do some research, weigh up the benefits and negatives, and work ...

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Your Guide to Caravan Heaters

Did you know temperatures in Australia can drop to minus 23 degrees? It’s no wonder more Aussie caravan owners are investing in caravan heaters. We might swelter in scorching temperatures during the day, but Australian temperatures have been known to drop below freezing at night. And we’re not just talking about the peak of Mount Kosciuszko! One of the biggest benefits of caravan heaters is that they allow you to travel all year round. ...

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Troubleshooting Problems with your 3-way Caravan Fridge

Running into problems with your 3-way caravan fridge? Don’t panic! Our experts are on hand with their top troubleshooting tips. It might not quite be the end of the world, but problems with your 3-way fridge can be incredibly frustrating on a road-trip. Especially if you’re in the middle of the bush. Rather than watch in misery as your food goes bad, check our quick troubleshooting tips. We can’t promise we have ...

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Choosing the Best Camping Solar Panels

When it comes to sunshine, Australia has it in spades. So, it only makes sense to use this free energy to power your campsite. But how do you choose the best camping solar panels for your rig? Choosing the best camping solar panels can be confusing, especially if you’re not sure what you’re looking for. Fixed or portable? Monocrystalline or polycrystalline? Which size? - Follow our quick guide to choosing camping solar panels: Portable vs ...

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The Pro’s and Con’s of Thermoelectric Coolers for Your Car Trips

More than an icebox. Less than a fully-fledged fridge. Thermoelectric coolers are the middle ground when it comes to portable coolers for your road trip. If you’re looking for a portable fridge / cooler, there are three types of cooling technology – absorption, compressor and thermoelectric cooling. Each comes with its own pros and cons. The idea behind thermoelectric coolers/warmers is to maintain the temperature of food or drinks that are already ...

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A Guide to RV Cooking Appliances: Caravan Cooktops, Ovens and Grills

Who says you can’t enjoy gourmet cooking in your RV? Whether you’re a budding MasterChef, or just want to make a toasted sanger, there’s a huge range of caravan cooktops to choose from. So, how do you choose the right caravan cooktop for your RV and travelling needs? - Read our handy guide: - Types of caravan cooktops You can choose from five different variations, depending on how you think you’ll use it. Do you need ...

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A Look at the Best Compressors Running your Portable Camping Fridge

When you’re researching which camping fridge to buy, you need to get right down to the nitty-gritty. That means taking a good look at the camping fridge compressors. The compressor is the heart of the fridge, so invest in a good one and your fridge will be running smoothly for many years to come. We’ve got the lowdown on the best camping fridge compressors in the market: Sawafuji Swing Motor If there’s one ...

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Camping Power: Solar Panels vs Solar Blankets?

Wanting to choose the best solar option for your off-grid adventure? Weigh up solar panels vs solar blankets in this quick guide. - Adding solar to your campsite is one of the easiest and efficient ways to power your appliances and get extra power back into your batteries. But choosing the right solar solution can be confusing. Before you get down into the nitty-gritty, the first choice you need to make is between ...

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Best Camping Solar Blankets

If you enjoy travelling light, solar blankets are a great way to get all the power you need. Solar blankets are made up of solar cells attached to a flexible cloth backing, which provides flexibility and convenience. Benefits of Solar Blankets Solar blankets are really easy to set-up and even easier to pack-up and store. Drape it over your trailer, hang it off the side of the awning or spread it out across ...

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Dometic vs Thetford: 3 Way Caravan Fridges

Thetford and Dometic are the big players in 3 way fridges, but which one should you choose for your caravan? Before we get into the nitty-gritty, let’s go back to basics. 3 way fridges (also known as a absorption fridges) got their name because they can run on either 12/24-volt, 240-volt or LPG gas. Rather than using a compressor, a 3 way fridge uses a gas flow heat exchange system in ...

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