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Issue 45 of Time to Roam magazine pushed back one month!

The Covid-19 travel restrictions have unfortunately defeated our publishing schedule, and we have had to push back the next issue of Roam magazine by one month. Apologies to all our readers who were hoping to get stuck into the next issue in a few ... [Read More]
1 June 2020

Wireless Trailer Connector – First Look

Trailer plugs are as synonymous with caravanning as ball hitches and arguments about shackles. And there are so many different types of trailer plugs, that there's almost a whole industry centred around adaptors between the different types. But a ... [Read More]
6 June 2019

Aussie Traveller Celebrates 30 Years

Aussie Traveller, the family owned Brisbane manufacturer of awnings, caravan windows, doors and now, fridges and air conditioners, has been celebrating 30 years of business while displaying it's complete range at the Brisbane Caravan and Camping ... [Read More]
6 June 2018

Breaking News – AL-KO Buys G&S Chassis

Caravan and motorhome parts and accessories giant DexKO, which is the parent company of AL-KO, has purchased the Australian owned G&S Chassis, which also consists of Austrail Chassis and Hume Caravan and Camping Accessories. In an email sent to ... [Read More]
1 June 2018

Caravan Industry Association Starts Insurance Business

The Caravan Industry Association has announced it's going to start selling insurance to consumers. In partnership with NM Insurance as underwriter, Lets Go Caravan Insurance has been set up, according to Caravan Industry Association CEO Stuart ... [Read More]
25 May 2018

ROAM Issue 33 – Read It Online

This issue we delve into the history of off-road caravans in Australia, and trace it all back to the first off-road caravan trip in 1896. And if you think that's an interesting history, you'll think the next one is sh*t. We look into the rise of the ... [Read More]
25 May 2018

Jayco’s Offroad Camper Trailer First Look

Jayco, Australia's largest builder of caravans, camper trailers and motorhomes, looks like it will have a wild new off road camper trailer on display at the upcoming Sydney Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow. The camper was spotted by us as we set ... [Read More]
20 April 2018

ROAM’s vintage caravan pop-up museum

As early as 1971, the Sydney Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow has been putting on displays of vintage caravans so visitors can reminisce and wonder about how things were done in times past. At that show, the organisers gathered together an American ... [Read More]
11 April 2018

Video – Family caravan incredibly bogged during Darwin wet season

There's taking your caravan off-road, and then there's 'Taking Your Caravan Off-Road!' A family travelling Australia in their Isuzu truck towing a Jayco Expanda Outback caravan got bogged in a particularly messy part of a Darwin track, during the ... [Read More]
17 August 2017