It didn’t take very long for us to come to the decision to put the house on the market and today it listed. The decision to sell the house was actually much easier than we thought it would be. Our choices were: Sell the house Rent the house Get a house sitter Given we […]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
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
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
Police Caravan Weight Safety Checks at Newmerella Victoria
Here’s a very brief update on the Police Operation at Newmerella where caravan, campers and other larger trailers were checked for compliance with weight restrictions and other general requirements. Victoria Police worked together with Vic Roads and the Sheriff’s department to conduct a major road safety operation that included blood alcohol checks, licence and registration […]Read More
Police Operation on Caravan Safety
Rumours have started to circulate that Vic Police will be running a blitz targeting caravanners with even the popular Caravan and Motorhome On Tour magazine running an article on the subject. Well, while nothing can be confirmed, we have been told there is definitely substance to the rumour.Last May you will recall there was a […]Read More
Christmas Holiday To-Do List
It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by and we are fast approaching the holiday season. Like many others, we’ve planned to take the van away for a quick trip to the coast and our thoughts have turned to getting the van and car ready for the trip. It has reminded me that […]Read More
Avoid Buying a Lemon Caravan..!
The internet is littered with stories of people who have bought a new caravan or camper that is so riddled with faults, that their dream RV is best described as an utter nightmare. Its very sad reading these stories and they do make you wonder why there is not more regulation in the RV industry in this country. […]Read More