In response to a surge in caravan sales during the recession and international travel chaos prompting to people to stay close to home, Confused.com is pleased to announce its new product offering, having launched a comparison tool for touring and static caravans that mirrors its motor and home insurance products.
The UK has 4,000 caravan parks and nearly half a million touring caravans. The boom in business, with money getting tighter and the risk factor of flying in the aftermath of the ash cloud, the caravanning market an industry worth £3b. Holidaying at home, or even abroad, has never been more attractive.
Caravan insurance is now offered through Confused.com enabling customers to compare cover on a like for like basis. The online service provides customers with a simple and fast way of getting the best cover for the best price. The tool gives access to a wide panel of caravan providers and is the first price comparison site that has a facility of this kind.
John Cooper, caravan product manager at Confused.com, said: "Caravan insurance has been the domain of specialists for too long. Customers now have the solution to finding the right cover at the right price.
Confused.com recognised the increase in demand for such holidays with people anxious to escape for a break but without the cash to go abroad. Adding caravan insurance to our already comprehensive suite of products enables our customers to obtain cover at cheaper prices to ease the financial pressure. Our price comparison service is simple to use and is advised for all people in the market searching for caravan insurance."
*Based on research conducted by 72point in May 2010, 2000 participants.