Tips for your first time abroad

Tips for your first time abroad

Photograph of Saint Malo on the coast of Brittany, France

A helpful guide to caravanning or motorhoming in Europe for the first time

Sun, sea and sand - what's not to like about a holiday in Europe? At the Caravan and Motorhome Club we understand that taking your caravan or motorhome overseas for the first time can be daunting - which is why we've put together some helpful hints and tips for your trip.

Take a look at our travel tips, driving advice and steps to make your first time touring abroad easier.

Offers to get you started

European campsite offers

Make your money go further and save extra on your next stay with our special offers on quality European campsites.

View our overseas campsite offers

Crossing discounts

You can save money on your crossings with our ferry and LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) discounts.

View ferry offers

Site Night Vouchers

Enjoy flexible touring using our pre-paid site vouchers on Club inspected overseas campsites.

Find out more

Other useful information

Driving regulations

Find helpful information on traffic and driving regulations in each country.

See driving regulations

Plan your route

Be sure to plan your journey European well in advance with our handy tips and advice.

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Sun setting on a family relaxing under their caravan awning

Useful information

Make sure you have everything sorted for your European trip before you go.

Check our advice