Whether taking your family away on a road trip to the Yorkshire Dales or escaping for a romantic caravanning holiday in the Highlands, you’ll always need a few gadgets to ensure you get the most out of your time away. Whether they’re used to make sure you don’t lose your way or to provide a little entertainment during the trip, the gadgets listed below are great tools to have handy wherever you are.
As always, it’s important not to forget your caravan insurance or contents cover – especially with valuable gadgets on board. Always ensure you’re fully prepared for every eventually before departing on your caravanning holiday.
1. Reversing Camera Systems
As if reversing into tight spots wasn’t bad enough in a regular car, you’re now going to attach a caravan to the tow bar and give it a go. Fortunately, there is a great way of making these pesky manoeuvres a little easier: reversing cameras.
A reversing camera system gives you a great view of exactly what’s going on behind the caravan, making it much easier to park up when you need to. Most of the better models use wireless connections to relay the pictures, so you won’t have to worry about wiring issues either.
Rather than taking a stack of books for each family member, minimise your excess baggage and grab a couple of eBooks, and an eReader, and download your favourite novels to read while you’re away. Not only do they save a huge amount of space but they’re easily carried and are now designed to remove screen glare – making them perfect for a spot of reading in the great outdoors.
3. Digital Camera
There’s no better way of capturing the perfect moments of your getaway than with a digital camera. As everyone likes operating a camera in a different way (some take pictures through the viewfinder and others choose to use what’s displayed on the screen) it is best to have a look at what is available on the market for yourself.
This way you’ll get a proper feel for each camera and can evaluate its suitability based on your own requirements. Depending on where you’re planning on caravanning, a camera which boasts water resistance or underwater photography may be advisable.
4. DAB Radio
Instead of arguing over what you’re going to be listening to on your MP3 players wherever you go, pick up a DAB radio and revisit the pleasure of the wireless updated for the modern era. DAB Radios offer a great selection of stations and you’ll be able to find any sort of programming you desire.
5. Mushroom GreenZero
This fantastic gadget saves you a great deal of electricity and money, while also helping the environment by providing a great charging solution for electrical gadgets. This charger recognises exactly when your device is fully charged and automatically switches off to conserve power. This makes it a great purchase for use in conjunction with your other gadgets.