Caravan bounces back from damage
Published 01/06/2015 | 10:46
Damage from next-door's trampoline and super-glued doors are among the stranger caravan insurance claims over the last few months.
The trampoline incident came during last year's storms when strong winds picked up a trampoline and dropped it on top of the caravan next door.
It caused £6,000 of damage, according to Saga Caravan Insurance which gave details of the weirder claims today.
The super-glue case came to light when an owner about to go on holiday found she was unable to open any of her caravan's doors as they had been glued shut. It cost her more than £500 to replace the door seals.
Another caravan owner had to fork out £1,000 for repairs after a pigeon fell from a tree and smashed through a window of the vehicle.
Another claim involved an owner who followed sat nav instructions which took he and his caravan along a tight country road. Damage from tree branches led to £1,000 of repairs.
One owner wanting to give her caravan a spring clean after having it in storage found someone had broken in and stolen all the seats. It cost £800 to replace them.
Saga Services chief executive Roger Ramsden said: "L ike any adventure, caravanning is not without risk, as lots of unusual things have stopped our customers in their tracks."