Making an insurance claim should be relatively straightforward, but there are things that can complicate the process. Delays in the resolution of a claim can cost a park business money. In the worst-case scenario a claim may be rejected altogether. The following top tips from Compass illustrates what park owners and managers can do to ensure that their claims experiences run as smoothly as possible.
The innovative range of purpose designed rope and net play equipment from Dorset-based Huck Nets is guaranteed to make every playground an adventure. It is a popular feature in many parks and playgrounds across the UK and Europe.
Huck Nets world-renowned rope and netting is integrated into much of their play equipment. Being manufactured mostly of rope and timber it is ideally suited to outdoor natural play environments. Every element has been designed to allow children’s imaginations to run wild and to give free rein to their natural urge to be active. There are various climbing elements such as climbing pyramids, jungle bridges, net ramps, rope ladders and tunnels, an impressive range of individual and group swings, trampolines, hammocks and aerial runways.
In a caravan park, the only thing that you really want to be static is the caravans. You certainly don’t want any areas of your domestic water systems to be static, as Gary Nicholls, MD of legionella risk experts Swiftclean, explains.
Need an extra pair of eyes on the road this winter? The new Nextbase Dash Cam can be just that!
As the nights draw in and the weather deteriorates, driving can become a challenge, especially if you are towing a caravan or driving a motorhome. But, Nextbase the leading and award-winning Dash Cam manufacturer has pioneered a world first in in-car technology with the launch of Emergency SOS mode in its Series 2 Dash Cams that aim to make your winter drives safer by acting as an independent witness to any such incidents – proving non-fault where necessary.
Do you have a park or land to sell? Park Home owner, Serenity Parks is enjoying success and is continuing to look to expand its portfolio by acquiring further parks in locations across the UK.
Renowned for being a discerning residential park home provider, Serenity’s gated communities offer an exceptional quality of life in rural areas where significant investments have been made to enhance the standard of living for residents with great success.
One of the North Wales coast’s ‘greenest’ caravan parks has just become even more eco-friendly after harnessing the area’s famous sunshine to help power its mobile homes – and save themselves money in the process.
Energy experts Hafod Renewables have just installed an 86-panel solar array at the Ty Gwyn Caravan Park, at Towyn, Abergele, where the Owen family have been welcoming visitors since 1938.
The third generation of the family, brother and sister Rhodri and Angharad, have been stepping up their ‘green’ credentials with renewable electricity tariffs and recycling policies and the new £23,000 system will save them over £4,000 a year and pay for itself within six years.
It’s become common knowledge that motorhoming is on the increase, the world over, and with an estimated 225,000 motorhomes in the UK, according to the National Office of Statistics, this figure is only set to rise.
So, what does this mean for park and industry operators? Erwin Hymer Centre’s RentEasy manager, Stuart Phipps gives his perspective on how to best cater for millennials as they come of age and gear up to seize the lion’s share of the camping market’s growth.
Over the years Frontier Pitts have installed perimeter security equipment on many of The Caravan Club sites nationally, to ensure the holiday park sites fulfil their security requirements with cost-effective traffic management.
Frontier Pitts market-leading FBX Automatic Barrier is ideally suited for controlling constant access to and from Caravan Club sites nationally. The FBX provides an effective solution to traffic congestion, whilst maintaining a visual security deterrent.
When it comes to knowing what makes the perfect holiday park, the Simmons family are experts. Nestled in the heart of East Sussex, Crowhurst Park Holiday Village has been part of life for the Simmons family since 1949.
Budding entrepreneurism saw the family diversify and open the site as a holiday park in 1952, making the most of the beautiful surroundings and welcoming holiday makers to its idyllic location. The park is consistently developed with a long-term view in mind; every improvement has to be sustainable and ecologically friendly.
Elite Dynamics, a leading provider of software solutions for the Holiday Parks industry, has launched a brand-new Owners App to strengthen communication between holiday park operators and their holiday home owners.
The App is available as part of the award-winning EliteParks software solution and helps to connect owners with the holiday parks operations and financial processes, automating many labour-intensive tasks.
In what promises to make life a whole lot easier for holiday home-owners, the App will allow them to view and change their contact preferences, view and pay any outstanding invoices, print account statements, create maintenance requests, buy and schedule the delivery of miscellaneous items and receive personalised notifications