Everyone has an iPhone or similar smart phone these days and we all have our favourite apps. For caravanners, there are a few must haves such as WikiCamps that everyone seems to use, and for good reason. It’s a brilliant app that does pretty much everything you would need to plan your next caravanning or […]Read More
Big Trip Decision Made. Now What?
Kylie and I have been talking about embarking on a trip around the country for a number of years now but the time has arrived to commit to it and get prepared. With that in mind, we have decided that we will be going for a minimum of 12 months and that we will be […]Read More
Independent Caravan Weigh – In Day MtGambier 2017
Four months ago, Matt Sutton, owner of the Everything Caravan and Camping Facebook Group, came to me with an idea. He wanted to run independent caravan weigh-ins across the country, starting in his home town of Mt Gambier. I thought it would be a good idea, but I didn’t think we would get too many […]Read More
Generators – Decision Time
Recently we did a comparison test between 4 different portable generators in order to determine which one would be best suited to the average caravanner or camper. That test highlighted a few things to me about using a generator in the real world not the least of which was the physical exertion involved in physically […]Read More
Independent Caravan Safety Weigh-in.
Here RVeeThereYet.com we take towing safety very seriously and we have been working hard to promote awareness of the safe towing message. Following on from the success of the Caravan Safety Operation in Newmerella, Victoria, back in January, we have been supporting our friends at Everything Caravanning and Camping who are organising and running a […]Read More
After 30,000 KM – We Still Love the Toyota Landcruiser.
Recently, we were driving home along Victoria’s Goulburn Valley Highway after spending a relaxing weekend with friends in Gough’s Bay, near Lake Eildon. For anyone unfamiliar with this road, it is a fairly typical B grade highway in Victoria, with a single lane in each direction and dotted with occasional overtaking opportunities, tight sweeping bends […]Read More
The Truth about Towing Mirrors
One of the most common questions asked my novice caravanners is “do I need towing mirrors?” If this question is placed on a caravanning forum or Facebook group, the ensuing responses, usually numbering in the hundreds, would confuse anyone posing this question. Most responders would say the answer is yes but a staggering number […]Read More
Why is Gross Combined Mass (GCM) So Important?
Following on from the police operation at Newmerella, lots of discussions have taken place on social media and various caravanning forums. That is an excellent outcome. If we don’t all start talking about the issues raised, we will never be able to solve our weight issues. One thing is obvious and that is many people do not […]Read More
Newmerella – A Turning Point in Towing Safety
On the 4th and 5th of January, 2017, a police officer from the small town of Orbost in Victoria fired a massive salvo across the bow of the caravanning, camper and boating communities. With the help of a small team from Vic Roads, Victoria Police and a group of media and industry representatives, Acting Sergeant Graeme […]Read More
Weighbridges in Australia to download.
Following on from the Police operation in Newmerella where caravans, campers and boat trailers were weighed and drivers advised of their result against their vehicle’s rating, there has been a flurry of activity on the various Facebook groups and caravanning forums with many drivers wanting to know where to go and get their rigs […]Read More