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RV and Camping News from Around the World

Interesting and noteworthy RV stories from around the world. Read about news that is impacting caravan and tent camping in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and anywhere else that is not in the United States and Canada. RVing and camping is not just an American past-time — it is an activity enjoyed the world over. Read those stories at RV Daily Report.

England: The best RV destinations for families

(March 1, 2017) -- We’re a few weeks away from the official start of spring and for many of us it’s that time of year when we start to dream about an exciting getaway. Over the last few years, particularly since the financial crisis, many Britons are opting for staycations and, increasingly, more of us are turning towards motorhomes as a great way to explore the UK with our families. Read More »

New Zealand: Frustrations over freedom campers

(March 1, 2017) -- The frustrations were raised at a Clutha District Council meeting last week as Owaka-ward councillor Hilary McNab had been approached by several members of the public about the issue of freedom campers in the Catlins. Read More »

Australia: The anywhere and anytime camper

(March 1, 2017) -- The Pioneer Mitchell is a go-anywhere, anytime camper. It is quick to set up, has plenty of storage space and the Aircommand reverse-cycle air-conditioner tucked under the bed provides year-round comfort. Read More »

New Zealand: Freedom camping pilot splits opinion

(March 1, 2017) -- Auckland Council's freedom camping pilot has divided public opinion in the Rodney District. The two month pilot, which started last week, sees 29 sites between Pukekohe and Wellsford designated for freedom campers, around half of which are in Rodney or Hibiscus Coast. Read More »

New Zealand: Man drives flaming RV away

(Feb. 28, 2017) -- Basil "Baz" Lloyd's clothes were on fire as he jumped back into his blazing motorhome and moved it away from other campervans at a Taupō site, but he laughs off suggestions his actions were courageous. Read More »

England: Camping bylaws come into force this week

(Feb. 28, 2017) -- New controversial camping bylaws for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park will come into effect tomorrow. The bylaws will affect those wanting to camp at loch-side locations in the national park, whether they are staying in a tent, motor-home, camper-van or caravan. Read More »

England: Caravan Club goes on Arctic Adventure

(Feb. 27, 2017) -- The Caravan and Motorhome Club has announced plans to inspire more people to consider touring holidays by taking part in an arctic adventure, along with Martin Dorey and Bailey of Bristol, this spring when two caravans, a campervan and a motorhome will visit 12 countries in 16 days. Read More »

England: Lego camper van on show at NEC expo

(Feb. 27, 2017) -- Made up of 215,158 bricks, the caravan features electricity and running water. Inside it has, among others, a fridge, gas hob and sofa all made of Lego. On Tuesday it broke the Guinness world record for the largest Lego camper van. Read More »

New Zealand: Tourists trashing sites

(Feb. 27, 2017) -- Liz Carlson felt compelled to share her thoughts about freedom campers on an Instagram post with her 176,000 followers today, after a fire on public land on the the shore of Lake Wanaka on Friday forced her to flee her house. Read More »

England: Campsite opens new facilities for disabled

(Feb. 24, 2017) -- More people can get close to nature and enjoy staying and sleeping in the Peak District countryside, thanks to new accessible camping facilities. An accessible camping pod has been installed at the Peak District National Park’s North Lees campsite, near Hathersage. Read More »