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Insider Tips on Buying a New Motorhome

Buying a new campervan in Ireland
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Thinking of buying a new motorhome or campervan in Ireland?
For the motorhome enthusiast who loves to live life to the full, a brand new motorhome provides the ultimate in touring comfort with the latest technological advances and stylish design, however there are also many other good reasons to choose new.

 These include:

  • Excellent warranties on both the base vehicle and habitation area
  • Comprehensive Dealer support and maintenance
  • The latest engine and safety technology
  • Greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions
  • Modern construction and latest innovations
  • Hand picking a layout ideally suited to your needs

With so many different brands on the market at different levels of the quality spectrum it is important to know what you are getting for your investment. For this reason, we highly recommend that you do some in-depth research before you buy. To help you along the way, we have identified some key considerations before making your decision.

Here at Anchor Point Motorhomes, we have always taken extreme care to supply brands that represent quality and exceptional industry know how. In operation since 1999, we sell a range of very established brands including Burstner, reknowned German motorhome manufacturers in production over 30 years with the best of of German quality, design and craftsmanship standards. Weinsberg, with over 50 years of know‐how, excellent craftsmanship and a real passion for quality build. Legendary Westfalia for quality without compromise in the premium van conversion sector for over 60 years. This level of expertise and experience makes a huge difference in terms of quality of construction, fittings, layouts, specification and after sales service as described below.


The type of materials used in a motorhome can have a significant impact on durability, safety, insulation levels, payload and water resistance. Modern day motorhome and campervan construction is moving toward 99% and 100% Wood-Free construction methods, where walls, floor and roof are constructed with high density materials that are extremely durable, lightweight and effective at insulating. You will find that reputable manufacturers with quality motorhomes are offering from 5 to 10 year water ingress warranty subject to the owner undergoing an annual water ingress check and we are happy to report that Burstner, Weinsberg and Westfalia all fall into this category.  

Technological advances in motorhome build


When looking at different motorhomes, always check that fittings and installations are from a reputable supplier, in particular with regard to the plumbing and heating systems. You know you are in safe hands if a Truma heating system is factory installed. All our motorhome manufacturers only source from the very best of suppliers, so expect to see the latest of installations from proven suppliers with an excellent aftersales backup service.

Truma heating system campervan control panel


Because choosing the right layout, is one of the most ‘if not THE MOST’ important considerations when purchasing a motorhome, we put our knowledge and experience to work on your behalf, helping you choose a motorhome that matches your needs, budget and lifestyle.  With a huge variety of new motorhomes in stock with different layouts including L-lounges, french beds, island beds, open plan and even the latest rear lounge/dropdown bed configurations, its is strongly recommended that you speak with an expert in the field who can take all your requirements into consideration and point you toward a layout that meets your specific lifestyle requirements and be confident in making the correct choice. 

Attention to detail

Manufactures who take pride in what they do, endeavour to enhance the touring experience, safety and comfort for the user. This level of detail really does enhance the end user experience. Burstner excel in this area with special touches such as the fitting of 5 zone quality mattresses and careful selection of a high quality slatted base, installation of carefully chosen windows and frames to reduce road noise, choice of wide framed chassis for enhanced driving comfort, contemporary styling and silent heating systems for a restful night across the entire range. Weinsberg also go through great lengths in their manufacturing processes and pride themselves in excellent craftsmanship for end user comfort using advanced manufacturing technologies and materials at a lower cost. Westfalia is an iconic brand that is much sought after and specialises in quality without compromise in the premium van conversion sector - these iconic campervans are built to last and enjoy legendary status. 

Burstner Motorhome with Island bed layout


While price is a very important part of the purchase, the bottom price doesn’t always reflect value for money. When buying a new motorhome it’s always worth considering what extras come as standard. For example most of our Burstner's City Car (van conversion type) campervans are of a superior motorhome finish at a very competitive price when you consider that they come with a very comprehensive specification and the world of extras including with all the quality trimmings of a full sized motohome including sophisticated lighting systems, heating systems, plumbing, insulation and so much more. We strongly advise you to compare what finish you are getting when considering different campervan models, you might be surprised to see that you get so much more bang for buck for a relatively small price difference.  

After Sales Service

When driving away in your new motorhomes, it’s very important that you are in safe hands in terms of a strong dependable after sales service. Your warranty will cover both the engine and habitation area. A good dealership will have a team of experienced technicians, to deal with any possible issues or queries you have regarding the operation, heating, fittings and appliances. Here at Anchor Point Motorhomes we always carry a stock of common spare parts, for the brands we supply, so we are ready to deliver a 5 star backup service when and if required.

We hope you find this advice useful, rest assured when you buy a new motorhome from Anchor Point that it is of modern construction with quality fittings and installations, features the latest advances in engine technology and motorhome design with a ‘no problem’ dependable backup service. As always, we are here to help and would be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

Don't forget, help is always at hand here at Anchor Point Motorhomes, so if you have any questions, contact us on +353 (0)61 379903 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also find us on Google maps and drop into AnchorPoint Motorhomes, in person at Birdhill, Co, Tipperary, Ireland. A warm welcome awaits!


Serving Ireland's motorhome enthusiasts since 1999. We are Ireland's Motorhome Dealers for Burstner, Weinsberg and Westfalia motorhomes & campervans - pop into our friendly showroom today!

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