Caravan sites reopen: New industry rules revealed as caravans deemed ‘safest’ holiday
CARAVAN park holidays have long been popular among those keen to save money, set up camp among nature and enjoy a level of freedom. With hopes camping sites and caravan parks will soon be open - what are the new rules for these holiday types?
Caravan holidays and camping trips are set to rise this year as Britons remain in the UK for their holidays post-coronavirus. A National Caravan Council NCC survey this week confirmed a huge 93 percent of those surveyed intend to holiday or take a short break in the UK after the lockdown. Motorhome and caravan dealerships across the country are preparing for reopening on Monday, after a surge in interest online in caravans and motorhomes.
British leisure vehicle manufacturer, Swift Group, recently revealed its web traffic increased over 40 percent since Boris Johnson announced the initial lockdown easing on May 10, compared to the two weeks prior.
Interestingly, growth has been driven by a younger audience between 18 to 44 years old, whose visits to the site are up by nearly 50 percent.
Nick Page, Group Commercial Director from Swift Group said: “We are seeing a really promising trend emerging, which after a hard few months for the industry, is welcome news to UK caravan and motorhome manufacturers.
“Holiday parks are a brilliant option to enable social distancing, and as caravans and motorhomes are self-contained, will be one of the safest holiday options for those looking to get out around the UK this year.”
- Source: Express.co.uk