From the road: 5 top van tips

By: Tony and Denyse Allsop, Photography by: Tony and Denyse Allsop

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RV stalwarts Tony and Denyse Allsop round up their top five tips to make travelling less tiresome.

From the road: 5 top van tips
From the road: 5 top van tips
01 Awning arm covers keep your awning arms clean and prevent stone chips, as well as preventing the awning from opening while travelling. They are held together with strong industrial velcro and are available from

02 A strong dog collar will help hold your awning arm secure while travelling.

03 Luminous cylinders on our awning ropes make them easy to see at night – available in camping shops for $10 for four.

04 We painted our tent pegs white so they are easy to see when packing up.

05 A cheap stubby holder (zip-up, bottle type) is great protection for your electrical connections when disconnected.

Share your RV tips below, and help out a fellow vanner!

WORDS AND PICS Tony and Denyse Allsop
Source: Caravan World Aug 2010