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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.

Apollo motorhomes taps into Trump’s growth drive

(Jan. 23, 2017) -- The company has a fleet of 600 motorhomes in the United States and chief executive Luke Trouchet says the entire industry is happily anticipating the prospect of supercharged US economic growth under the Trump administration. Read More »

England: 100 VWs join funeral procession

(Jan. 20, 2017) -- A car nut was given a Very Wonderful send off - with more than 100 fellow VWs in his funeral cortege. The coffin of Ralph Thomas, 69, was even delivered to the crematorium in his own VW Bay Window camper. Read More »

New Zealand: Social media campaign reaches campers

(Jan. 20, 2017) -- A social media campaign targeting young freedom campers is proving highly successful in its first month. The CampNZ Facebook page has gained almost 10,000 followers who are provided with reliable information on local rules and camping etiquette when and where they need it. Read More »

Australia: New RV Park for CMCA members

(Jan. 19, 2017) -- The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia said it had worked with the Kentish Council to secure land adjacent to the existing free camping area, to develop a site for CMCA members-only. Read More »

Australian Jayco acquires Let’s Go Motorhomes

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(Jan. 19, 2017) -- The company recently announced they have entered the RV rental market through another company they recently acquired Around Australia Motorhomes, who have a reputation as Australia’s premium motorhome rental service. Jayco has rebranded Australia Motorhomes as Let’s Go Motorhomes, but the focus on quality service and premium rental choices remains. Read More »

Britain’s best new glampsites

(Jan. 19, 2017) -- Glamping's moved on from the days when it was all chilly yurts in a windswept field; today, the UK's thriving glamping scene means it's a viable year-round option, with some really unique places to stay. Here are some of our top picks for 2017 - all either launch this spring or gave their new sites a test-drive last season. Read More »

Australia: Bring back the bins

(Jan. 18, 2017) -- A group of concerned riverside residents in Barooga are fed up with campers dumping rubbish along the picturesque banks following a decision to remove bins from state forests a few years ago. Read More »

Campanda raises money from Michelin, Ringier

(Jan. 17, 2017) — Campanda, the Berlin-based platform for recreational vehicle (RV) rentals, announced the completion of a Series B funding round – its largest to date – of €10 million ($10.6 million U.S.) from eight investors, AIM Group reported. Read More »

England: Travelworld celebrates 40 years

(Jan. 17, 2017) -- Travelworld Motorhomes is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The company was founded by Bob Edwards in 1977 and, during the past four decades, has operated in many different areas of the motorhome industry including manufacturing, distribution and of course retail. Read More »

Australia: Camper booted out after 67 years

(Jan. 17, 2017) -- Noelene Elliott has stayed at the Queenscliff Recreation Reserve camping area for almost 70 years. “My ashes are going to be spread on the back beach; that’s how much I love the place,” the Queensland woman said. Read More »