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Essential items for caravan adventures 


When hitting the road with van in tow, little things make a big difference.

Appropriate sanitation and hygiene can go a long way to ensuring a happy and healthy getaway – especially in this current climate.

Throw in the convenience of modern appliances, and you have the essential ingredients for a comfortable getaway.

This is where our friends at Thetford come into the picture. As market leaders in caravan and RV products and appliances, they’re the experts when it comes to prepping a van.

And they’ve delivered their verdict on the absolute must-have items when it’s time for vantastic adventures.

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Before you hit the road, make sure you have the essentials.

Caravan toilet care and cleaning products

AquaSoft Toilet Paper

Why you need it: Let’s not overcomplicate things here! Quite simply, this loo roll is super strong, super soft, and super fast at dissolving for easier emptying. Oh, and it won’t damage your waste-holding tank and is septic-tank safe, too. Enough said!

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Super in all forms: AquaSoft.

Aqua Kem Green Concentrated Toilet Fluid

Why you need it: Environmentally conscious. Check. Highly effective. Check. Outstanding odour control. Check. Septic-tank safe. Check. And a single dose of this fine fluid can last up to four days. Or try Thetford’s most popular toilet fluid, Aqua Kem Blue.

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Aqua Kem Green ticks all the right boxes.

Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Why you need it: Because it won’t harm your toilet. This cleaner is proven to be a plastic and ceramic-safe cleaning agent for the bowl of cassette and portable toilets. And it’s highly effective. Now, that’s a relief!

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Your toilet's best friend.

Bathroom Cleaner

Why you need it: The perfect accompaniment to the item above, the cleaner has been formulated for use on plastics and is safe for daily use. It creates great shine and delivers a pleasant fragrance that is a hallmark of Thetford’s many cleaning products.

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A standout performer.

Duo Tank Cleaner Concentrated

Why you need it: The liquid is grey-water safe and with periodical use it prolongs the lifespan of your van’s tanks. This is achieved by cleaning and protecting moving parts and removing limescale, encrusting, and grease deposits. What’s more, there is no scrubbing required – because who wants to clean while on holidays?!

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For the complete range of Thetford toilet care and cleaning products, click here

Tanks for a great clean.

Caravan toilets

Porta Potti 365

Why you need it: This is the world’s leading portable toilet and Thetford’s most iconic product. The quality item has stood the test of time and comes with a three-year warranty, which is standard for Thetford products. This toilet is cost effective, and its modern design is packed with features. And while we’ll steer clear of details here, we can assure you that the Porta Potti delivers a mess-free emptying process!

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A Thetford icon: Porta Potti 365.

Fresh Up Set For C250/C260 Cassette Toilet

Why you need it: If you’re in the second-hand van market, the Fresh Up creates an economical avenue to adding a new toilet seat and cover to your van. And it’s hygienic and simple to install via a two-step setup process.

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Economical and easy to set up.

C223 CS Electric Swivel Cassette

Why you need it: This ceramic cassette is uniquely designed to fit all modern caravans and motorhomes with a domestic look and feel and a mechanical level indicator, so you know when the tank needs to be emptied. Your Thetford service door can also be installed in portrait or landscape, adding extra flexibility to your caravan and motorhome. The addition of an electric flush only adds to its appeal.

For the complete range of Thetford toilets, click here

Flexibility meets reliability.

Caravan kitchen and cooking appliances

K1520 Cooker

Why you need it: Enjoy home-style meals while on the road with this modern, all-in-one cooker. The stone grill and oven combo is armed with hot features, including cast iron pan support and a glass-lid automatic shutoff safety system. And it’s available in three models: gas, gas/electric, and gas with fan-forced oven.

For the complete range of Thetford kitchen and cooking appliances, click here

The K1520 Cooker is the hottest ticket in town.

Caravan refrigerators

T2175 Compressor Fridge

Why you need it: This modern and sleek product delivers reliability by the fridge-load with its outstanding cooling performance. Automatic temperature control and an integrated venting system are among key features, and the unique regulated frozen-food compartment saves power. Economic and efficient.

Added bonus: The T2175 fits the same enclosure cut-out as Thetford’s N4175 Absorption Fridge if you wish to swap fridge types in the future.

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For the complete range of Thetford refrigerators, click here

Outstanding cooler performance: The T2175 Compressor Fridge (left) and the N4175 Absorption Fridge (right).

Want more? Check out the entire Thetford range here.

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