Victory at Christchurch RV Centre

September 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Christchurch RV Centre have been selling new and second-hand caravans and motorhomes for over 40 years, a family business over this time with Tony Stuart at the helm for some years now. They are the South Island exclusive dealer for Leisure Line caravans including the latest Nomad range, and the LeisureLine Autohaus motorhome as well [...]

  • Left to right- Johan Geertshuis (Workshop Manager) Janice Tarr (Office Manager), Ravneel Singh , Lance Murray, Harry Geertshuis (Director), Phil Beuth, Alec McKellar, Krishneel Chandra

Profile: Vantage RV – Experts in All Trades

September 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Since opening back in 2009, Vantage RV have been working with motorhome, caravan and off-the-grid home owners to source and provide solar power solutions and products. We checked out some of the solar powered refrigeration options, from small 80L compressor fridges up to a domestic size 165L fridge with separate 40L freezer unit. They also [...]

  • This sized camper van offers more than you think for the size

Ci Kyros Duo Prestige

June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you’re out looking for an RV to enhance your life, it is easy to get carried away with size and must-have lists full of island beds, separate bedroom, separate shower and bathroom facilities, big garage storage and more. These types of hunts will usually involve a nice tidy $300,000+ budget. If that is what [...]

  • The aluminium exterior with curved tinted panoramic windows is modern, curvy and retro styled – guaranteed to catch many an eye on the road and in camping spots

Airstream Base13 from Aussie

June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

This package really is quite intriguing; built in the USA by Airstream and shipped to Jayco in Australia for some extras to be fitted for the Aussie market, this North American brand is iconic for its aeronautical look with a retro pop-riveted aluminium exterior. It was fun to check out this five-metre long caravan (or [...]

Dethleffs Caravan – The Genius of Twin Single Beds

March 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Hot off the boat, the latest 2019 models from Germany include an increased number of twin single bed layouts due to rising demand. For 2019, more stock of Dethleffs’ popular twin single-bed layouts will be available, as demand has continued to increase year-on-year. The Dethleffs Exclusiv 650RET and the equally popular Nomad 560RET both feature [...]

RnRV – Carthago Chic E-line 51 QB S $261,990

May 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

In the last issue of RV Travel Lifestyle we reviewed the German-built Carthago motorhome being imported by Paul Cook at RnRV in Silverdale, and checked out the Chic C-Line 1 5.0. I was impressed with that model at the time, but seeing the larger E-line model at the show, I just have to share this [...]

Airstream Bubble & Chevrolet Nomad

December 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Airstream Bubble is very appropriately named, looking for all the world like a shiny, iridescent bubble, all glistening and shimmery in the sun. However, this trailer is made of rather more permanent materials than mere soap and air. For those who either didn’t want to tow a larger unit behind their car, or [...]