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Old 02-15-2006, 08:18 AM   #15
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Old 02-15-2006, 08:32 AM   #16
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Sorry folks - this is definitly a Canadian Made product - built from the early 70's-to around 1985 out of a Small Factory located in Newmarket (not Aurora which is 10 minutes south of Newmarket.)

We had found this one in the Eastern Region on our way to a WBCCI dinner. Never heard of them - but then looked on various sites and funny - they all came out of the wood work and at the time there was about 6 for sale - latest was 85.

I did find a write up about the factory in some canadian/Ontario history site - but for the life of me I can not find it again.

Smokeless Joe is right in that the company fell due to the falling dollar. - dropping over 20c's which would have cut the companys profit to 0! hmm pretty hard to stay in business with a small market.

Canadian made stuff is great - and has higher electrical and plumbing, safety standards than some other manufacutrers.

No Avion here folks...

Although Avion, Streamline, Travelux and a few others all look very similar. And any of them would look great on my driveway - but for now we will stick with the Airstream

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Old 02-15-2006, 09:48 AM   #17
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Thanks for the great background info. I too hit a google brick wall with this one. There is one of those plastic punch-labels in the closet that says "Custom Coach, London, Ont". On the curb side is the dealer sticker for a local Edmonton dealership that disappeared in the 1980's.

I don't think it has any Avion connection, as the overall shape is quite different. The Travelux is more rounded in shape, versus the more boxy Avion profile.

The only other one I've seen was a 21'-ish in High Level, Alberta. Click image for larger version

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Old 02-15-2006, 10:24 AM   #18
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Good day Pinecone

Good looking Travelux! About a KLM from here there was one just like yours parked beside a house for many years. It sat there for about 15 years and really got run down as time passed. I noticed it had gone a few years ago. Very rare to see a good one still running the roads. Think you got a keeper.
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Old 02-15-2006, 11:16 AM   #19
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Janet, thanks for that great brochure. Do you know from what year that comes? It is interesting that it doesn't list a 16' like mine in there. They sure make it sound like a sturdy beast, though. I had to chuckle at the "All joints vinyl-sealed, tight as an egg.": mine leaks like a sieve.
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Old 08-16-2009, 10:41 AM   #20
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Travelux on PEI

I recently saw two Travelux Trailers on PEI. I don't have digital images of the first one, but here are a few pictures of the second one. It is a 30', 1978.
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:07 AM   #21
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That is a picture of my trailer. 1978 President model.
Cool, I feel like I found a long lost relative when I had none
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:05 PM   #22
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Hi I just became a owner of a 1960 18 foot travelux ! That's what the paper work says, its going to take plenty of work and looking forwarded to using this form. Pics soon to come!
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Old 12-22-2015, 02:28 PM   #23
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Hello. My Dad was Gilbert (Gib) Waite, a Travelux dealer from 1972 through to the companies closing in 1978. As mentioned in a post above Dad did purchase much of the contents of the factory when it closed. The parts are all gone now but I have a lot of paperwork, pictures taken in the factory, decals etc.. My goal is to scan all of this information and make it available to everyone on line. I am also compiling a list of questions to ask my Mother about the company as she was right there alongside my Dad. I will make this available online as well. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the Travelux company that I can ask my Mom. I'll make everything available as soon as I can.
My husband and I recently purchased a 1970 Travelux and will be starting work on it in the spring.
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Old 12-23-2015, 04:31 AM   #24
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Hey Traveluxkid! As the owner of a 1973 20' Travelux, I'd be interested in seeing the items you might have. I've been on the hunt for one of the glossy brochures.People are very interested in my trailer at vintage rallies and a brochure would go a long way in explaining the company and trailer. I would also love to see a picture of your trailer when you get a chance. Here's mine
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Old 12-26-2015, 09:30 PM   #25
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Great to see your on here and looking forward to knowing more about the Travelux Trailers. We have a 1979 21' mid bath model and have only heard of one other one.
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Old 01-07-2016, 10:37 AM   #26
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Welcome to the forums. I'm in the process of restoring my 1973 Travelux 29' President Elite.

The floor has been removed from the front to the side door at this point. I just removed 265 lbs of Oak hardwood from it, so it's on a major diet. The amount of mouse nests and seed hulls under the front floor probably added another 50 lbs or so.
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Old 01-10-2016, 03:07 PM   #27
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Travelux – Gilbert Waite Collection

Thank you for asking to see a picture of our 1970 Travelux and I will share one on this link as soon as she’s not covered in snow anymore. In the meantime I have been busy scanning all of my Father’s Travelux related documents (as mentioned in a post above) to share with everyone. I’m starting a new thread for this entitled Travelux – Gilbert Waite Collection. It can be found in the Vintage Kin section. I hope everyone finds it interesting.
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Old 06-25-2017, 01:22 PM   #28
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It just occurred to me that if your mom was the one that recommended the hamper in the bathroom, mine should then be older than 1972... As mine has an hamper along the back wall aside from the toilet.

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