About Flat Out
An Australian Innovation
While on the road, founders Peter and Lenie Van Mill became frustrated with the way water and sullage hoses worked in their motorhome. This led to a study of many products and consultation with fellow travelers. By 2001 they had designed and brought to market the Flat Out reel and hose system, making traveling life a whole lot easier.
More than 2 decades on, Peter and Lenie's legacy remains within the family, now managed and directed by Zoe Van Mill. She continues the established focus on high quality production and customer service – providing Australia’s most compact and user friendly caravan hoses and reels.
Flat Out International is part of the 67% of Australian businesses that are family owned and operated. We are deeply grateful for your support of the family business community and the flow on effect for our society and keeping our country's economy healthy.
Licenced and certified Australian Made
The last couple years we have focussed on ensuring our accreditations and licences are up to date to offer you the best quality possible. Our Australian Made badge is the one we are most proud of - followed by our AS4020 taste free certification on drink water hoses.
When you buy from us, you are not only getting the best caravan connection gear available (in our opinion at least), you are also supporting countless Australian families who work in the factories we use, keeping the manufacturing industry alive in our beautiful country.
In this video, you can meet product designer Peter Van Mill. This video was made in 2007 so product dimensions and tips are a little out of date, but we feel it's nice for you to see the inventor himself demonstrate the products.