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EVERYONE LOVES GADGETS and here's our pick of the best to spruce up your motorhome

EVERYONE LOVES GADGETS and here's our pick of the best to spruce up your motorhome


Glowing safety for ’van steps

There will be no more tripping up the motorcaravan steps with these PVC glow in the dark mats from Sunncamp. Just 30 minutes of sunlight can power them for 8-12 hours, so you can use them even on rainy British campsites and their adhesive backing makes them easy to use.


Practical Caravan Christmas gift guide 2012 glow in the dark step mats






The luxury of home everywhere you go

The portable Satmaster is compact enough to stow easily in your ’van, and can automatically connect with a signal in less than two minutes, leaving you to sit back and enjoy. It's the latest handy gadget to take on holiday so you don't miss any home comforts.

Practical Caravan Christmas gift guide 2012 presents the Satmaster portable, automatic satelite





Pimp your phone

When touring, it is easy to drop and scratch your phone just doing the simplest things. But Pickle Pie Creations have taken a novel approach to accident protection. Share your stories, loves and hates and the design team will put them all on a funky, modern case for a variety of phones, including Blackberry, iPhone 4, 4S and  5 and Galaxy S2 & 3; even iPads.

Practical Caravan Christmas gift guide 2012 Pickle Pie Creations makes personalised phone covers including blackberry, Samsung, iPhone and iPad


From £18.99


Stylish, modern protection for all sorts of cargo

A great gift for the technology-lover, this bag promises to keep your phones, iPads, laptops and more safe , whether you are out in the wilds on tour or commuting to work. With 3 in 1 design options it will keep your things safe no matter what you are doing. Designed to be discreet and easy to organise, plus it is water-resistant!

Practical Caravan Christmas gift guide 2012 Crosskase protective 3 designs in one backpack







Keep damp at bay

There is no need to put up with damp problems this winter, and it is easy to protect your ’van with this moisture absorber. For your home or motorcaravan, the Bell Moisture Mate will help to keep the air free of humidity and dampness.

Practical Caravan Christmas gift guide 2012 Bell Moisture Mate from Halfords








Protect your phone with Aquapac

This 100% waterproof case will protect against snow, rain, dirt and sand so that you can use your phone even while leveling your van on a muddy pitch and setting up in the rain. With sizes to fit both the iPhone 4 and 5 and a Lenzflex window at the back, it enables you to call, text and photograph in all conditions, even up to 5m under water should you go for a swim at the beach.

Practical Caravan Christmas gift guide 2012 Aquapac iPhone case for protection from the elements







Bryony Symes





PS Our December 2012 competition prize would also make a great gift:


Win a Wi-Fi antenna

Win a Wi-Fi antenna

Online electrical store, www.motorhomewifi.com have kindly offered us one of their WiFi antennas to giveaway. 


The high powered omnidirectional aerial can be mounted onto your van using the suction clamps provided, giving you up to 1km extra range over what your laptop would usually give you. This will give you a better chance of picking up the sites WiFi signal, especially useful when abroad.


The unit costs £69.99 but for your chance to win ours visit enter here before midnight on 19 December, 2012.

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