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Motorhome Hire; Driving the Welsh Tourist Industry Forward


This article has been submitted by Pronto

According to reports, the Welsh motorhome hire market is on the rise, with more and more residents and visitors hiring motorhomes to explore Wales in.

Coming in all shapes and sizes, motorhomes provide the luxury of a hotel as well as the option to take to the open roads, allowing families to inhale all that Wales exhibits with comfortable surroundings.

But, what has encouraged this new-found love for motorhomes? According to rental company, Pronto Motorhome Hire, we are seeing more tourists come from overseas to indulge in Welsh scenery, using motorhomes to make for a unique holiday experience.

Naunton Dickens, Managing Director of the Caerphilly-based firm, tells Business News Wales what business is looking like for them.

He Says:

“We have seen an 8.5% increase in the number of motorhome hires made from last year, with some exciting new trends taking shape. The gains have been made outside of the high season, with many more people hiring motorhomes from Easter onwards this year. The good spring weather really helped.”

Pronto has also experienced the average age of hirers drop, with ‘generation hipster' opting for motorhome holidays over caravans and other travel options.

It also appears that the motorhome hire industry is one area that has enjoyed instant rewards of the Brexit vote. Experiencing more European customers than ever before, Pronto believes tourists are taking advantage of a weaker pound, with people coming from Germany, Spain, Holland and even New Zealand to rent these vehicles.

Another factor that has arguably contributed to this company's success period is the A470 being voted as the best road to drive on in the UK. Encouraging visitors to take driving holidays, Wales is constantly being touted as the number one adventure travel destination, helped by the excellent marketing efforts of VisitWales.

“We are lucky enough to live on the edge of one of the world’s greatest outdoor adventure playgrounds – Wales has it all. I’d encourage everyone to try it, it’s not about the motorhome, although that’s key, it’s all about the fun and sense of adventure. We provide you with everything you need, you get a thorough handover and we explain exactly how everything works. We’re always on hand if you need help” Mr Dickens continues.

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