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Hi everyone, and welcome to e-update 39. In this edition--

* Tow Ball Loading – The effects of water tanks 
* Crossing the Nullarbor in a Solar Powered Car
* Last Days - Group Buy with Mammoth Savings on 12V Fridge/Freezers
* The Quokka BBQ/Fire Pit Giveaway

* Our latest Campsites, Businesses, & Classified Listings
* Ideas for Christmas Shopping in the FRC Shop 
* Find events for campers around the country

Towing Weights & Vehicles - Part 2

Water Tank Balancing

Where your water tanks are placed on your caravan chassis is a critical factor that is often overlooked. Getting it wrong can easily throw your caravan off balance, especially when driving at higher speeds. In this article, Colin from the Caravan Council of Australia looks at how the placement of water tanks can affect Tow Ball weights and provides a formula to help you work it out for yourself

Read More In The Article Here

Using Solar Power to Cross the Nullarbor

More and more caravanners and campers these days are using solar to power up a whole host of equipment. From lighting and accessories to cooking and cooling, solar technology is developing rapidly.  One day soon, it may be used to power the very vehicles that take us camping. We recently met a group of students from UNSW who are at the forefront of solar-powered vehicle technology, having designed and built their own solar-powered vehicle and about to drive it across the Nullarbor.

Find Out More about Violet the Solar Powered Car

Featured Campsites

Looking for a new place to stay?  We have just added more new campsites to the Directory.  Some offering great discounts and offers to our Premium Club Members. 

Featured Businesses

Looking for repairs or things to do while on the road?  We have some great RV related Businesses just listed and offering discounts to our Premium Club Members.

Latest Classified Listings

Looking for a tent or caravan?  Check out our latest Classified Listings, and remember, Premium Club Members list for free.

Reminder - Last Days on our Group Buy

Only a few more to hit target!  So we have extended our group buy of the Mammoth 37l and 92l portable fridges.  There are amazing discounts on the two models.  So get in now before time runs out.

On offer are the outstanding Mammoth Portable Fridge Freezers

This includes Free Postage ANYWHERE in Australia

NORMALLY $1199 + Up to $149 Postage depending on location.  Save up to $649

Includes Free Postage ANYWHERE in Australia

NORMALLY $1749 + Up to $149 Postage depending on location.  Save up to $799

Available for another:

Click here to Learn More

Member Benefits Section

Are you a Premium Club Member yet?  Below are just some of the benefits of upgrading to a Premium Membership.  For full details on how to save hundreds of $$$$ while traveling click HERE.

Find Auto Electricians & Save $$$

Guaranteed, at one stage or another during your travels, something will go wrong with your 12v electrical systems, or you may just want to upgrade.

We have recently added over 50 Auto Electricians as business partners. All specialise in portable energy solutions ideal for caravan & camping. Some offering great discounts on products and services.

You can check them all out from the RV & Auto Accessories category in the FRC App.

Find out more

Specialised RV Insurance

Is your Caravan or Motorhome insurance due for renewal? If so, don’t forget to check out caRVan Insurance. With caRVan Insurance, all our Premium Club Members receive 10% Off their premiums. Offering specialised cover for RV's with extras such cover for Generators, Solar Panels & More.

Find out more

Only 13 More Shopping Days Till Xmas

Looking for that unique camping gift for that special someone?  Checkout the Free Range Camping Shop.  

Make sure you order quickly to make sure your orders arrive well and truly before xmas.


A reminder of this months giveaway - Win a Quokka or Your Money Back

To celebrate the introduction of the Quokka Folding Firepit & BBQ into the FRC Online Shop - we are giving one of our Premium Members the chance to win their own Quokka. 

For full details on how to enter the draw follow the link below. 

I want to Win a Quokka

Buy One & Go Into The Draw To Win Your Money Back

Events - What's On Around The Country

26 December - Rolex Sydney to Hobart, Sydney, NSW

27 Dec - 1 Jan - Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford, QLD

28 Dec - 1 Jan - Lost Paradise, Glenworth Valley, NSW

28 Dec - 3 Jan - Taste of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS

Thanks to our FRC Business Partners

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