Battery Giveaway: Prepare your leisure battery for the long weekend

Don’t let a dead battery ruin the start of your well-deserved break.

We have partnered with Battery Centre to give away one Raylite Battery Voucher valued at R2500.

The Battery Specialsts at Battery Centre have shared some great information on how to maintain your leisure battery.

Even when you’re not using your caravan, it’s essential to maintain the leisure battery that powers your caravan. That’s because the battery continues to discharge even when the caravan is not in use.

Not only does the battery get you and your loved ones to your favourite holiday spot, but it also keeps the caravan lights on, making it possible to boil water for your morning coffee and powering necessary appliances. Thanks to the leisure battery, your caravan is more like your home away from home.

If you take care of and maintain your leisure battery the way the battery specialists advise, you and your loved ones can make many more happy memories during the holiday break.

leisure battery

Here are top tips from the experts on how to maintain leisure batteries.

Recharge your leisure battery when it reaches 50% power
If the battery runs completely flat before recharging, it can cause permanent damage, affecting the lifespan of your caravan’s battery.

Keep battery charged
An important part of maintaining leisure batteries is making sure the battery isn’t left uncharged. An uncharged battery could lead to the formation of a white deposit on the plates, which means the battery will no longer function.

Keep the battery clean
To keep your battery operating at an optimal level, make sure to keep it clean. And don’t forget to clean the battery terminals and connectors too.

Smelling something rotten?
An easy way to know if there is something wrong with the battery is if it gives off a rotten egg smell. This odour is usually the sign that the battery overcharged, causing permanent damage.

If you’re not sure about the state of your leisure battery or have questions on maintaining leisure batteries, don’t hesitate to call on the battery specialists. They also know all you need to know about safely recycling automotive batteries.

Competition Details

We’re giving away one Raylite Battery Voucher, valid for one year and valued at R2500.

T&C’s apply as listed below.

  1. Follow both Tums 2 Tots and Battery Centre on Facebook. @tums2totsonline and @BatteryCentreSA
  2. You can enter on Facebook and Instagram. Just comment with your favourite local getaway and #batterycentre
  3. Voucher winners must take an old car battery in store to redeem their voucher
    and receive the new battery.
  4. The voucher is valued at R2500 and CANNOT be exchanged for cash.
  5. Should the winner’s car battery be valued at less than R2500, the remainder
    of the voucher value cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash.

The competition will close at noon on Monday 6 April 2020. The winner will be announced on Monday 6 April 2020 at 3pm on the Tums 2 Tots Online Social pages. You will need to respond asap so please keep a close eye out! In conclusion, this competition is open to the whole of South Africa.

Good luck!


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