(20 August, 2020) 2020 is certainly looking up for Caravan and Motorhome Club member / South Yorkshire resident Mr Neville Darlow, as he is the lucky winner of a brand new top specification previous generation SsangYong Korando worth £26,000.
After shielding for four months, Mr Darlow and his family visited their local SsangYong dealership in Rotherham to pick up the 4x4 earlier this week. The keys were presented to them by Caravan and Motorhome Club ambassador and Great British Bake Off contestant Karen Wright and SsangYong UK Marketing & Communications Director Stephen Gray.
The Caravan and Motorhome Club and SsangYong launched the competition at the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show at Birmingham NEC in February and they received thousands of entries.
Mr Darlow said: “It was absolutely fantastic news to find out that I had won the SsangYong Korando competition. I still can't believe how lucky I have been. I took the Korando for a drive locally with my family and it was absolutely spot on. I am sure this lovely prize will provide many years of enjoyable motoring.”
Karen Wright added: “What a smashing family the winners of the car were. Loads in common with them, hope I bump into them on site somewhere.”
SsangYong UK Marketing & Communications Director Stephen Gray echoed the positive thoughts saying: “SsangYong are delighted to have worked with the Caravan and Motorhome Club in this competition that recognises the success of the outgoing Korando in Caravan and Motorhome Club Towcar of the Year Awards and with members. Mr Darlow was a worthy winner who was delighted with his new SUV driving off with a big grin and cheery wave and we wish him many years of happy motoring in his SsangYong!”
Harvey Alexander, Director of Marketing and Membership Services at the Caravan and Motorhome Club, added: “We are so pleased to have been able to brighten up Mr Darlow’s year with this excellent prize. The Korando is a great option for touring and we hope he and his family enjoy many years of driving it around the UK and visiting our campsites.”
SsangYong is a specialist 4x4, SUV and MPV producer with over 65 years of experience that has created a range of tough, good looking and capable vehicles, all of which are at the top of the class when it comes to towing. SsangYong is a well-known brand to keen caravanners and having worked with the Caravan and Motorhome Club for many years SsangYong have gained a great understanding of member requirements. The Korando has previously won two awards in the Caravan and Motorhome Club’s Towcar of the Year awards - the first was in 2014 (under £16,000 category) and the second was in 2018 (under £24,000 category).
As limited stock remains of the previous generation Korando, SsangYong are offering up to £3,000 off and members of the Caravan and Motorhome Club receive a free towbar and electrics giving members even more value for money. Find out more at www.camc.com/ssangyong
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About the Caravan and Motorhome Club
Champions of the great outdoors – from glamping to touring – the Caravan and Motorhome Club represents the interests of around one million caravan, motorhome, campervan and trailer tent owners across the UK. Founded in 1907, the Caravan and Motorhome Club has a wealth of experience and prides itself on offering great value and high quality campsites for tourers and glampers.
Caravan and Motorhome Club membership is just £54 per year and provides members with access to 2700 quality campsites in the UK and overseas.
The Club offers over 340 campsites across 16 countries in Europe including France, Spain and Italy amongst other destinations. Stays at these sites can be packaged with great ferry offers to create holidays that are protected by ABTA. The Club also offers a range of escorted and independent tours in Europe, Australasia, North America and Southern Africa, all of which are protected by ABTA. All members can take advantage of expert advice, overseas travel services, cover and insurance and exclusive member offers and discounts.
The Club offers a choice of glamping accommodation, motorhome hire and tent camping through its Experience Freedom operation, all of which are available to non-members. Caravan and Motorhome Club members receive a 10% discount on glamping and 15% discount on motorhome hire. To find out more about Experience Freedom, visit www.experiencefreedom.co.uk
The health and safety of members, guests and local communities, is of paramount importance to the Club. As more and more members are able to get out and enjoy the great outdoors through the Club’s network of campsites, the Club is asking everyone on site to play their part and participate in a voluntary COVID self-health check before arriving on campsites. They must ensure that they are not experiencing any symptoms that are COVID-19 related, including a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss or change to sense of smell or taste. They must also not visit any campsites if they have been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms who has not completed 14 days isolation or if they are under any self-isolation orders.
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