Your First Motorhome Holiday: Everything you need to know

April 7, 2023 in Your first motorhome trip

If you’re reading this, we presume you’ve decided to dive into the wonderful world of motorhome travel! Or maybe you’re still a little unsure, perhaps overwhelmed by the options and possibilities. That’s okay, we’re here to help.

In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know for your first motorhome holiday. From picking a motorhome to packing for your trip to where you should even go, we’ll cover it all. We’ll show how easy motorhome travel can be, and most importantly, how enjoyable!

All your questions answered:


1. Why should I travel in a motorhome?

2. How do I choose the right motorhome?

3. What should I consider when booking a motorhome?

4. What are the best destinations in the UK?

5. What are the best road trips for my first motorhome holiday?



6. Which apps should I download?

7. How do I pitch up at campsites?

8. How do I look after the motorhome?


Bonus: a complete packing list!

In case you're still feeling on the fence about motorhome travel, let's cover the benefits of it. Here are the reasons that people love travelling by motorhome, and why it’s hard to stop after just one holiday. 

  1. Comfort

Camping isn’t for everyone, as some of us require a proper mattress and the amenities you just don’t find in a tent. A motorhome allows you to experience all the joys of camping, but with an added sense of comfort. You’re in a home on wheels, so you get to enjoy heaters, real beds, cooking appliances and extra storage space. Motorhome travel is for the adventurers who appreciate the added touch of comfort.

For example, taking a motorhome to a festival allows you to enjoy all the acts and fun of the day, followed by a good night’s sleep.

  1. Budget-friendly

When hiring a motorhome, the majority of your costs are upfront in renting the vehicle. After that, everything gets cheaper and it becomes...