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Time To Roam

Shows Cancelled amid COVID-19 Fears

On the advice issues by the Australian Government on Friday 13thof March, two of Australia’s largest caravanning, camping and 4WDing exhibitions were cancelled or postponed for health and safety reasons.  The organisers of the National 4x4 ... [Read More]
14 March 2020

Windsor Caravans Now Does Motorhomes

In the current issue of ROAM (issue 43 - download the app to read it if you aren't subscribed), we take a look at the first of the new Windsor Caravans. Only a few months back in production, Windsor has been hot at it, allegedly, as it's just ... [Read More]
11 February 2020

First Look – Frontline HiAce 6th Generation

On a weekend of record rains, the brand new HiAce-based campervan from Frontline Camper was on display at the Newcastle Caravan Camping Lifestyle Expo. The previous model HiAce was in service for nearly 15 years, so to say the update is overdue is ... [Read More]
10 February 2020

ACC Heading to Charters Towers

Record number of Australian Caravan Club members racing to Charters Towers Chairman’s Muster. A record number of registrations for the forthcoming annual Australian Caravan Club (ACC) Chairman’s Muster have been received for the Muster which ... [Read More]
5 February 2020

New HiAce Frontline Camper Unveiled

The first full-scale Australian campervan conversion of the new Toyota HiAce will be unveiled at the Newcastle Caravan Camping Lifestyle Expo. Frontline Campers has had the 6th Generation conversion in development for over six months. The previous ... [Read More]
4 February 2020

Should You Travel To Bushfire Affected Communities?

Unfortunately, the world is not short of natural disasters, and often they’re in significant tourist areas. Immedielty after the fact, this often puts a lot of pressure on local economies and small business that rely on tourist dollars. But how ... [Read More]
12 January 2020

Can Your Caravan Help After The Bushfires

Camplify, Australia’s largest caravan and motorhome sharing community, is calling upon local van owners to help provide temporary accommodation solutions for bushfire impacted residents and relief workers. From current Camplify members, local ... [Read More]
11 January 2020

Why We Use Camplify And You Should Too

I first heard about the sharing economy at the NRMA, who I was employed by at the time. It had just introduced some sort of employee initiative giving us access to a sharing hub from which we could hire or borrow tools from other people in the ... [Read More]
29 October 2019

Trakka Akuna Campervan – First Look

Well known for its top-of-the-line Volkswagen Transporter motorhomes, Trakka has reintroduced a Volkswagen Crafter big-brother after a five-year hiatus. Called the Akuna, the Crafter-based motorhome sits between the Fiat-based Torino and Mercedes... [Read More]
24 October 2019

Car and Caravan Weight Calculator

How did you go? Let us know your results in the comments below. Found this helpful? Check out our magazine, ROAM - Australia's leading caravan, camping and travel magazine. Subscribe to win a caravan and some cash! [Read More]
11 October 2019