Planning a holiday? Looking for fun ways to spend time with the family while getting a chance to explore your surroundings? Caravans offer families from varied backgrounds a great way to not only spend time with loved ones, but see a little more of the world around them. Today, the Junk Mail team takes a look at some of the advantages of caravanning as well the caravans for sale from Sprite and Jurgens.
The beauty of Caravans
Aside from the stunningly beautiful places across South Africa that accommodate caravans and giving you the opportunity to spend some time in the outdoors without having to give up on luxuries, owning a caravan also has a range of other advantages. It’s like camping, but with a little more sophistication and ease.
One of the first advantages of a caravan holiday is its cost. In most cases it’s more affordable than staying in a hotel, caravans allow you to visit stunning places without having to fork out a month’s worth of salary on hotel accommodation.
There is also a certain type of freedom that goes with caravanning. Unlike in a hotel, you and your family can create your own schedule. If you get tired of a specific sport or destination, simply move on to the next. Allowing you travel with your small home in tow, caravanning is a great way to explore more of the outdoors and spend quality time with the kids. Isn’t it a better alternative than seeing the world through a hotel window?
Instead of being trapped in a hotel room, your children can play outside, make friends and even do a little exploring of their own.
Whether you are investing in new or second hand caravans for sale, space is always a great advantage. With ‘built-in’ cupboards, keep in mind that caravans also offer dedicated spaces for ‘space taking’ items like crockery, clothes and bedding.
Instead of taking a nose first plunge and investing in a brand-new caravan, you always have the option of finding used caravans for sale. In doing this, you will be able to test out whether caravanning is for you, while still being able to enjoy the full luxuries.
A look at Jurgens Caravans
Jurgens Caravans are well known across South Africa. Along with its well-known name comes a range of caravans for sale that cater to your every need. With luxurious features and stunning appliances, comfort and relaxation is the name of the game.
The Jurgens Exclusive
With a suggested retail price of around R 339 000, the Jurgens Exclusive sleeps four people and even has a 60 litre hot and cold water geyser. Designed with exclusivity in mind, this caravan has an interior space measuring in at 5.75 metres in length and 2.2 metres in width.
Equipped with two double beds and featuring a full bathroom (that includes a vanity, toilet, wash-up basin and shower), the Exclusive model has 12 Volt Interior and Exterior LED lights, a two burner gas stove with a glass top and a kitchen basin.
The older brother of the Jurgens Classique, the Exclusive also has a 280 litre fridge/freezer featuring a 220 V battery charger, an extendable tent that has its own set of optional extensions, two gas bottles and regulators, and a 19 litre microwave.
Featuring luxurious fabrics and fittings, this caravan has everything from cupboards and overhead lockers, to wardrobes and a liquor cabinet. It also features a double axle, lending itself to a better stability.
Dimensions and specifications for the fixed roof Exclusive on-road model from Jurgens Caravans:
Dimensions and Specifications for the Jurgens Exclusive
|Overall Length||7.318 metres|
|Overall Width||2.318 metres|
|Tare Mass||1 504 kilogrammes|
|GVM – Gross Vehicle Mass||1 800 kilogrammes|
A Jurgens Penta
The Jurgens Penta has a recommended retail price of around R 249 600 and boasts a range of features. The older brother of the Jurgens Fleetline, the Penta sleeps a total of four people and boasts a submersible 12 volt water pump, four overhead lockers and a total of ten cupboards.
With two wardrobes and a liquor cabinet, the Penta has two gas bottles and regulators, a hot and cold water geyser with an electrical pump, and a two burner gas stove featuring a glass top. Included with these caravans for sale is a modular tent and its groundsheet.
Inside you can expect to find a 19 litre microwave, a kitchen and hand basin, along with a 220 Volt 280 litre fridge/freezer. These Jurgens Caravans also offer a 220 volt exterior multiplug, 12 Volt interior and exterior LED lights and an interior roof height of 1.965 metres.
The interior length of this caravan measures in at 4.920 metres while its interior width comes in at 2.2 metres.
Listed below are some specifications and dimensions for this on-road caravan from Jurgens:
Dimensions and Specifications for the Jurgens Penta
|Height when the roof is closed||2.282 metres|
|Height when the roof is open||2.6 metres|
|Overall Length||6.423 metres|
|Overall Width||2.318 metres|
|Tare Mass||1 220 kilogrammes|
|GVM – Gross Vehicle Mass||1 400 kilogrammes|
The Jurgens Classique
A fixed roof caravan, the Jurgens Classique has a recommended retail price of around R 294 700 and comes packed with awesome features and luxuries.
Sleeping three people (entailing a double bed and a single bed), this caravan from Jurgens features an extendable modular tent, which has its own set of optional extras, a three way 150 litre fridge/freezer, and a 60 litre fixed water tank.
The Classique model has a two burner gas stove (with a glass top), a 60 litre hot and cold water geyser along with a full bathroom which includes a shower, a vanity, a toilet and a wash-up basin. Like the Jurgens Exclusive and Penta, you can also expect to find 12 volt interior and exterior LED lights and a 19 litre microwave.
The Classique has two overhead lockers, 12 cupboard, a liquor cabinet and two wardrobes. The interior length measures in at 4.926 metres and the interior width measures in at 2.2 metres.
Included below are the on-road Classique caravan’s dimensions as well as other specifications.
Dimensions and Specifications for the Jurgens Classique
|Overall Length||6.418 metres|
|Overall Width||2.318 metres|
|Tare Mass||1 226 kilogrammes|
|GVM – Gross Vehicle Mass||1 490 kilogrammes|
Other Jurgens Caravans also available include the Elegance, Fleetline and Jurgens Expo. Remember that if you are in the market for used caravans for sale, Junk Mail features an awesome range of second hand caravans to choose from.
Another very well-known brand in South Africa, Sprite Caravans are a popular choice among many travellers. Like Jurgens, Sprite models are equipped with only the best, giving you everything you need along with a touch of comfort.
The Sprite Tourer
Within the Sprite Tourer Range you will find the Tourer SP and the Sprite Tourer SW.
The Tourer SP has a recommended retail price of around R 203 000 and is able to sleep three people. Featuring an outside kitchen and fridge, these caravans also have an outside gas stove and a 60 litre fridge freezer with a 220 volt battery charger. Classified as semi off road, these Sprite Caravans offer bigger tyre sizes and a suspension that takes uneven surfaces in its stride.
The Tourer also has a two burner gas stove, a 12 volt water pump and a 25 litre fixed water bottle. It has an interior length of 3.554 metres and an interior width of 2.030 metres.
Looking at the Sprite Tourer SW you will find that it can sleep a total of four people, has a 20 litre microwave and a 25 litre cold water pump. Equipped with a 110 litre fridge/freezer, the Tourer SW also has a two burner gas stove, an outside kitchen with a basin, and a wash-up basin on the inside. The recommended retail price of this caravan comes in at around R 229 400.
These caravans for sale have an interior length of 4.287 metres and an interior width of 2.030 metres. It has an exterior 220 volt multiplug, interior lights as well as a patio light, and a 25 litre fixed water bottle.
Dimensions and Specifications for the Sprite Tourer SP and Tourer SW
|Sprite Tourer SP||Sprite Tourer SW|
|Height when roof is open||2.350 metres||Not provided|
|Height when roof is closed||2.3 metres||2.350 metres|
|Overall Length||5.218 metres||5.785 metres|
|Overall Width||2.185 metres||2.185 metres|
|Tare Mass||1 081 kilogrammes||1 138 kilogrammes|
|GVM – Gross Vehicle Mass||1 .70 kilogrammes||1 450 kilogrammes|
|Payload||289 kilogrammes||312 kilogrammes|
A Sprite Splash Caravan
Another great model available from Spite Caravans is the Splash. With a recommended retail price of around R 204 700, it sleeps a total of four people and offers great space. Fitted with an outside kitchen, which features a sink with cold water, a two burner gas stove and cupboard for your crockery, these Sprite Caravans have an external 220 volt multiplug and 12 LED lights.
The Splash offers overhead lockers, gallery cupboards, dinette bunk storage and a liquor cabinet, to name but a few examples.
Other features you can expect to see in the Sprite Splash is a 19 litre microwave, a 210 litre fridge/freezer with a 220 volt battery charger, a 25 litre water pump and a 225 litre water bottle.
The bigger version of the Sprite Swing, noted below are the dimensions as well as specifications of the Splash:
Dimensions and Specifications for the Sprite Splash
|Height when roof is closed||2.3 metres|
|Overall Length||6.44 metres|
|Overall Width||2.16 metres|
|Tare Mass||1 094 kilogrammes|
|GVM – Gross Vehicle Mass||1 330 kilogrammes|
Other Sprite Caravans include the Sprint and Sprite Swing. If you happen to be in the market for stunning second hand caravans for sale, do not hesitate to check out the great deals on www.JunkMail.co.za.
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