Tour de force: A rise in international tourist numbers has driven industry revenue growth

Revenue for the Caravan and Motorhome Rental industry is expected to increase at an annualised 2.1% over the five years through 2019-20, to $202.7 million. This trend includes anticipated revenue growth of 0.6% in the current year. Rising demand from international tourists has contributed to the industry's growth over the past five years. A weaker Australian dollar, along with cheaper international airfares, has driven an increase in the number of international tourists visiting Australia over the period. Many foreign tourists hire caravans and motorhomes to travel throughout Australia, particularly along the east coast...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$203m
Annual Growth 15-20
2.1%
Forecast Growth 20-25
Profit
Employment
555
Businesses
60
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising international tourist numbers have driven demand for industry services
  • A weaker Australian dollar has encouraged both domestic travel and international visitors
  • Industry establishment numbers are forecast to rise as firms open more rental depots to meet demand
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry has moderate barriers to entry has this has remained unchanged over the past five years. The high level of capital required to build fleets can be an entry barrier. New entrants require a large number of caravans and motorhomes to ensure they satisfy potential demand. These fleets are often funded by debt. Consequently, any tightening in monetary lending can make it difficult for new players to source funding. Inadequate funding could prevent players from building a large enough fleet to operate effectively and prevent them from completely breaking into the industry.Companies in the industry also require links to key suppliers and repairers of caravans and motorhomes, or need to hire workers that are skilled in repairing and maintaining relevant vehicles. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Caravan and Motorhome Rental are:

  • Having a good reputation
  • Having a wide and expanding product range
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Trade-weighted index and Real household discretionary income in the Caravan and Motorhome Rental industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry?

    Industry players rent or lease recreational vehicles and campervans. Purchasing and lease-to-own arrangements are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Caravans
  • Trailers
  • Campervans and motorhomes
  • Industry Activities
  • Caravan rental services
  • Trailer rental services
  • Campervan rental services
  • Motorhome rental services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from accommodation
  • Demand from passenger car rental and hiring
  • Population aged 50 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Participation and structure
  • International and local demand
  • Investment trends
  • Price competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Structural trends
  • International demand trends
  • Domestic demand trends
  • Table: Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Tourism
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Residential Property Operators
  • Trailer and Caravan Dealers

  • Products & Services
  • Campervans and motorhomes
  • Caravans
  • Trailers
  • Chart: Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Tourists from Europe
  • Domestic tourists
  • Other international tourists
  • Tourists from the Asia-Pacific region
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Caravan and Motorhome Rental

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Apollo Tourism & Leisure Ltd, Tourism Holdings Limited,
  • Table: Apollo Tourism & Leisure Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Tourism Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Caravan and Motorhome Rental Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Aggregator Website
  • A website that allows consumers to compare prices between different rental companies.
  • Grey Nomad
  • An individual aged 50 or older who takes long-term camping trips around Australia.
  • Recreational Vehicle (Rv)
  • Motorised or towable vehicles that combine transportation and temporary living quarters for travel, recreation and camping.
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