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Halfords' camping sales are boosted

The Redditch based Halfords in the West Midlands, have undoubtedly had their best ever camping season to date despite the English weather not living up to expectations. We were all promised fantastic BBQ summers in the UK, however in reality we have had to suffer quite simply many wash out days. Despite the unpredictable weather Halfords can report that their camping sales have dramatically increased since previous seasons. At the start of the summer, sales also increased in cycling and other travel equipment.

Mr Nick Wharton, the Financial Director at Halfords has commented on the increased purchases. “We’re very pleased with what we see as a solid start to our financial year but there is no doubt the consumer situation remains challenging. What we have seen is people wanted one of our tents for the summer holiday in August but because the weather was good in the Spring they might have bought it in May. We believe we will have our strongest camping season ever.” If you are one of the many happy campers in the UK, have you thought about protecting your tent and camping equipment?

E&L provide comprehensive camping insurance for you. E&L Camping Insurance policy benefits include as standard, 100% sum insured for your equipment, new for old cover for up to two years, replacement hire up to £750 and public liability up to £2million. You are also personally protected with the E&L Camping Insurance policy providing you with up to £15,000 of personal accident cover. Do you camp in Europe, do you drive or caravan around Europe and need European cover for your tent and camping equipment? Well E&L Camping Insurance provides you with up to 90 days per year of European cover. To find out more information visit E&L online at www.eandl.co.uk/camping or call one of the dedicated quotation team members on 03300 243 254.

Source: www.birminghampost.net/birmingham-business/birmingham-business-news/other-uk-business/2009/07/30/halfords-camping-sales-boosted-by-warm-spring-65223-24273025/ – 30th July 2009

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