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Elddis shortlisted in a record five out of six categories in Go Caravan's 'Caravan of the Year Awards 2011'

The contenders for the prestigious 2011 Caravan of the Year awards, presented by Go Caravan and sponsored by Towergate Bakers caravan and park home insurance have just been announced, with Elddis touring caravans shortlisted in 5 out of 6 categories.

For these eagerly anticipated awards, the team at Go Caravan scrutinised every new caravan launched for the 2011 season, which began in September this year. The judges used a precise and detailed scoring system, testing the following:

  • Layout practicality
  • Styling
  • Kitchen practicality
  • Washroom
  • Sleeping arrangements and comfort
  • Storage
  • Build quality
  • Level of specification for price category
  • Towing specification
  • Value for money

Elddis has been shortlisted in the following categories:

Best Family Caravan under £13,000

Elddis Xplore 556

What the judges say: "3 Fixed bunks- and a brilliant price; much better than buying used!” This newcomer to the "brilliant Xplore range" scored "very high points.”

Best Couples' Caravan under £13,000

In this category only Elddis caravans were shortlisted - securing both Winner and Runner-Up titles.

Elddis Xplore 540

What the judges say: "Brilliant layout at less than £12,000. Luxury on a budget. Doesn't look or feel like a low-priced caravan (…) ranks with models which are much more expensive.”

Elddis Xplore 302

What the judges say: "It's the smallest caravan built in Britain - a true gem!”

Best Caravan Layout

Elddis Avante 554

What the judges say: "A refreshingly different layout (…) scored high with the judges for its separate shower and adult-sized bunks” in a lightweight van.

Best Lightweight Caravan

Elddis Xplore 302

What the judges say: "Amazing in its simplicity, this caravan is stunningly spacious.” It "amazed us with so many features.”

Best Luxury Caravan

Elddis Crusader Superstorm

What the judges say: "Luxury in every sense…hugely increased spec levels…and loads of space.”

The winners of the Go Caravan 'Caravan of the Year Awards 2011' will be announced on Thursday 25th November. Watch this space for details!