When Caravan Holidays Go Horribly Wrong




Affiliate Disclaimer

As an affiliate, we may earn a commission from qualifying purchases. We get commissions for purchases made through links on this website from Amazon and other third parties.

You’ve probably found this page because you were searching for Channel 5’s programme “When Caravan Holidays Go Horribly Wrong”

Well, you’ve come to the right place. I was on the channel 5 programme, talking about the time our brand new caravan got written off. You can subscribe to my YouTube Channel

The story starts when we pick up the new caravan. We get it home a notice a few things need checking and replacing. Some minor, but one major one is the fridge not working.

I take it back to the dealer; they were great, it’s all under warranty, and they carry out the work. I drive to pick the caravan up as it’s all been sorted. I get to the dealer and check it all out. The fridge is working; all is good. I hook up the caravan and start the drive home.

I get about 10 minutes from the dealership, towards home. It’s a clear bright sunny evening just before the Easter bank holiday. I approach a queue of traffic which has just started to move as some traffic lights have just turned green. I’m covering the brake pedal to slow myself a bit. As the car in front of me accelerates away, I move my foot to the accelerator pedal and….

( Some of this footage was used by Channel 5’s “When Caravan Holidays Go Horribly Wrong” programme. Here’s the full story…)

YouTube player
YouTube player
You can view the damage here.

Once the caravan was written off, where did it go? This will absolutely blow your mind; honestly, I’d never have thought it would end up where it ended up. Also, how did I know where it went? I’ll tell you….

YouTube player

Finally, we get the written off caravan replaced…

YouTube player

I run a YouTube Channel, Facebook group and website.


About the author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Join Our Online Community

Caravanning is a niche interest and not everyone likes it. If you are a beginner, or experienced caravanner, give our community a try. It’s full of helpful and friendly advice to help you get the most out of your home of wheels!

TalkWrench Online Caravan Community