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Your FREE 2017 Calendar and Towing Guide

21/12/2015

Contact the Caravan Industry Association Victoria for your FREE 2017 Calendar and Towing Guide.
 

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FOLLOW US... FOLLOWING THE SUN

16/09/2016

Dometic Follow the Sun raises awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation during a three month road trip from August to October, 2016.  

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2016 Border Expo Passport to Freedom competition winners

24/08/2016

Our 2016 Border Expo Passport to Freedom competition winners are.....

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CIA VIC Members receive excellence in Business Awards

6/07/2016

On Friday 8 July, 2016, the Caravan Industry Association recognised the achievements of their members at the CTIAV Hall of Fame Industry Awards and Gala Dinner at the Melbourne Crown Casino.
Victoria’s best Manufacturer, Dealer / Retailer, Service and Repairer, Young Achiever and Service to Industry awards were recognised on the night.

 

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WIN A 3 MONTH ROAD TRIP

Dometic Follow the Sun Competition closing soon!

Don't miss out on a 3 month road trip through Australia in the NBCF PINK MINNIE Caravan with tow vehicle plus...



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FARINA RESTORATION

18/02/2016

Join up with other Caravanners and Campers in recreating & sustaining Australian Historic Township.
They are currently looking for volunteer caravanners that would like to be apart of this project.
contact the project co-ordinator Tom Harding ph: 0418 300 597

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Family Parks Directory 2016

3/12/2015

Hot off the press! Family Parks deliver their Free 2016 Caravans, Camping and Accommodation Directory.  

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Recreational Vehicle Industry Association Wins Silver at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.

18/11/2015

The Victorian Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow was presented with a Silver Victorian Tourism Award in the category of Major Festivals and Events last night at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards gala event at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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CIAVIC has the Key

31/08/2015

The Service Safe accreditation program is a comprehensive service and repair program aimed to ensure every RV is safe and secure for the Australian consumers.

Click here to view our participating members


 

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New website to help you tow ‘without a hitch’

18/06/2014

The free website ‘Without A Hitch’ www.withoutahitch.com.au launched today, offering a comprehensive online resource to help you have a smooth towing trip.

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RV Buying Checklist

22/05/2014

It can be confusing what to buy, on road, off road, big, medium, small, Caravan, Motorhome, Camper trailer and the list goes on, so to help you The Caravan Industry Association has developed this checklist to assist you in making that big decision.

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Products of the week

9/05/2014

Take a look at two of our featured products this week.

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Products of the week

5/05/2014

Take a look at some of our featured products of the week.

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Products of the week

17/04/2014

Take a look at some of our featured products of the week.

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Camper Coupons

27/03/2014

Camper Coupons is the latest consumer value offering from Experience Caravanning and Camping.

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The Caravan Industry Victoria Helps Prevent Youth Homelessness

3/04/2014

The Caravan Industry Association Victoria is working with their members to help prevent youth homelessness by supporting Kids Under Cover.

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Victorian Caravan Parks - Free Guide

26/03/2014

Planning a caravanning or camping holiday in Victoria? Don’t leave home without the FREE 2014 edition of the Victoria Cabin, Caravan & Camping Guide.

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Towing tips for beginners

1/04/2014

One of the most exciting ways to see Australia is by touring with a caravan or other recreational vehicle in tow.

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The Biggest And Best Supershow Yet

19/03/2014

It was six decades in the making and the 2014 Victorian Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow didn’t fail to deliver with a fabulous six days at Caulfield Racecourse.


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How an RV can save you money

17/03/2014

More and more couples and families are discovering that buying a caravan or camper trailer is the perfect way to get away from it all without spending a fortune.

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A Supershow 60 Years in the Making!

27/02/2014

The countdown is on for the 60th Anniversary Victorian Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow and you’re invited to our biggest party yet!

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Start Making Memories At The Show!

7/01/2014

Every great adventure is made up of great memories. Life is just too short to be spent stuck in the rat race, especially when there are so many breathtaking places to explore right on our doorstep and so many memories to be made with your family and friends.

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What’s Up Downunder - 2014 Summer Series

17/10/2013

Whats Up Downunder have teamed up again with the CTIA VIC for our annual Convoy for Charity featuring 8 Best of the Best Caravans and RV’s on offer in Australia including – Jayco, Paramount Caravans, Jurgens Caravans, On the Move Caravans, Retreat Caravans, New Age Caravans and Traveller Caravans.

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Winner Drives Away With A New Royal Flair Piazza Caravan

7/04/2013

Royal Flair Caravans the Caravan, RV & Accommodation Industry of Australia (CRVA) and CIL Insurance were thrilled to last week give away a brand new Royal Flair Piazza caravan to Marinus Beimers, of Mount Evelyn, winner of the recent Better Homes and Gardens promotion.

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Common Myths About Caravans And Towing

30/10/2013

Tow-Ed offer practical and safe towing courses to give you the confidence and skills to travel safely. Some common myths about caravans and towing in general are listed below:
1. You need to accelerate to correct a swaying trailer.
False - This is something that my father used to swear by, but when I remember back it never ended well. The best thing is to take your foot off the accelerator, and brake gently till the car and trailer combination have come to a complete stop. Try to find the cause before moving off again. Common causes are; incorrectly loaded trailer, flat tyre on trailer.

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Experience The Great Outdoors With A Trip To Melbourne Leisurefest

2/10/2013

With so many amazing destinations to visit in Victoria, it can be a little bit overwhelming deciding exactly where to visit and what to do on your next escape.

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Don't Miss Melbourne Leisurefest

12/09/2013

Excitement is building with less than four weeks until the 6th Annual Melbourne Leisurefest, Victoria's biggest outdoor recreation show that will be held at Sandown Racecourse from October 3 to 6, 2013.

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Australia's Biggest Outdoor Leisure Show Is Back

31/07/2013

With more and more of us discovering the fun and excitement of camping, caravanning, boating and 4x4 driving adventures, the 6th Annual Melbourne Leisurefest returns to Sandown Racecourse from 3 to 6 October 2013 promising to deliver the biggest and best event yet!

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Border RV & Camping Expo Shines Brightly For 2013

5/06/2013

Wodonga’s big Border RV & Camping Expo is counting on sunny weather when it returns in August with more of everything in caravanning, camping and off-road touring.

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ESC Set To Revolutionise Safety For Older Caravans

18/06/2013

AL-KO, the world leaders in caravan axles, brakes and components manufacture has announced the release of revolutionary new Electronic Stability Control (ESC) technology as a retrofit product for older caravans.

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Go Make Some Memories - The Place Where Your Next Great Adventure Begins!

18/12/2012

With so many memories to be made, fun to be had and quality time with your family to be enjoyed, the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest caravan and camping show is the best place to check out all the gear you’ll need to make your next holiday an unforgettable one.

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On-Road RV vs Off-Road RV – Which One?

29/05/2013

Buying an off-road RV allows you the opportunity to explore places you would love to go but couldn‘t get to with an on-road RV. This allows you to get to a favourite fishing spot, or simply set up for a few days and enjoy a great view; but should you buy on-road or off-road?

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