Camper, camping, equipment: The great check-list for Camping newbies

The summer of 2020 could bring campgrounds across the Republic of new records in visitors and overnight stays. The reason is obvious: In times of Corona camping

Camper, camping, equipment: The great check-list for Camping newbies

The summer of 2020 could bring campgrounds across the Republic of new records in visitors and overnight stays. The reason is obvious: In times of Corona camping holiday has many advantages, such as the ADAC counts: The arrival is safe, and individually in their own vehicle, their own wet cell in a mobile home provides you with security and the plots on the campsite are designed widely that the visitors are able to sufficiently keep a distance.

Camping is already for years in the Trend. According to Statista, the number of Nights spent was on German campsites in 2019, at around 35.8 million. That is ten million more than ten years ago. In the summer of 2020 could top this record. A lot of Germans will probably also make for the first Time on a Camping holiday.

For bloody Camping beginners, the questions might be, what is to be observed, has carried out FOCUS Online some tips together.

Absolute Basics for all the Camping beginners:
  • passport or identity card
  • driving license
  • security card
  • car documents
  • health insurance card
  • mobile phone, cell phone cable
  • credit cards, cash, Coins for showers and toilets
  • emergency telephone numbers
  • Navi
  • sunscreen, sunglasses, mosquito repellent
  • travel first-aid kit with plasters, bandages and wound disinfection spray, as well as emergency medicines against diarrhea, pain and fever
  • Rain-proof Jackets, shoes and clothing, swimwear, flip-flops, a backpack, sun hat, sunglasses, mosquito protection, etc.
What is in need of truck Camper for RV or residential: the
  • pillows, Blankets, sheets or sleeping bags
  • towels, beach towels
  • swimming accessories: handkerchiefs, toilet paper, shower gel, Shampoo etc.
  • CEE power cord, power plug, cable reel, Power adapter
  • Gasadapter for other countries
  • tool box
  • jacks
  • safety vests
  • warning triangle
  • first aid kit
  • water cans, water bucket
  • chemical toilet
  • water hose
  • ropes, Straps
  • levels and compensating wedges for a straight Stand
  • floor mats
  • equipment for the kitchen: tableware made of plastic or melamine, Cutlery, cooking utensils, tea, coffee jug, made of stainless steel or plastic, pots, pans, cutting knives, cutting Board, bottle opener, corkscrew, washing-up liquid, tea towels, garbage bags
  • Little broom with shovel
  • toilet paper
  • duct tape, Cord, scissors
  • outdoors: camping table and chairs, evt. Awning carpet, lamp, lantern, bracing straps for the awning, Grill

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what should I look for when choosing a campsite?

First, you should be aware of what you are looking for: Should be on or in the vicinity of the campsite, a lake or river? You Want A Beach Feeling? You have children that may require a variety of leisure activities in the surroundings is important could it be? Ecological aspects of Camping are important to you, or to offer the camp free Wi-Fi?

experts recommend Camping beginners to make their first trip in Germany or in neighboring countries with well-developed infrastructure, and safe camping sites. Particularly suitable targets France and Italy, according to pincamp.de for example, in the summer months, but also the Netherlands, Austria or Denmark.

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How do I find good campsites?

the selection a little limiting, and the good the less good camping sites to filter, in the Internet by the various portals. There you can filter by country, state, rating, and many, many other criteria. These websites are particularly recommended:

  • camping.info
  • campingnavigator.com
  • pincamp.de
  • campingplatz-deutschland.de
  • camping-finder.de
  • ADAC Camping and pitch guide App

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What holiday costs with the RV?

The cost for a mobile home depends on the Camper, the trip period of the lease, such as the ADAC writes. There is a huge range of motorhomes and caravans – from a simple little box seats by sleeping car to a luxury liner with a Spa, espresso bar and a Garage for small car. A small Camper with four beds will cost approximately 120 euros per day, a night on the campsite for two adults and two children costs from around 30 Euro. Cheaper to sleep on the Parking spaces, the night will cost about 10 Euro.

The travel restrictions in the Corona pandemic have stimulated the Germans, apparently, the interest in mobile homes. In may 2020 10.460 number of new registrations have been granted for mobile homes, 29 percent more than a year earlier, according to the Federal Statistical office on Thursday in Wiesbaden, Germany, citing data of the force travel Federal office. Among all types of passenger Cars, this was the only Segment with an increase.

mobile homes are already longer in the Trend, as the statisticians said. Accordingly, the portfolio in Germany increased from 2015 to 2020 continuously from the well of 390,000 to almost 590.000. This is an increase of 50 percent.

As a Camping novice camper

beginners should hire hire a motorhome first, and not to buy. So you can find out alone, which type suits you. As a Camping novice, you should make thoughts, which motorhome you want to rent. To bicycles can be taken to be? How many people should have a place? What about sleeping places? All of these questions should play when Renting a motorhome an important role.

What licence do I need for a motorhome?

In the case of motorhomes under 3.5 tonnes, the normal Car driving licence, class B. the motorhome Is harder, you need at least the class C1. So you are allowed to drive vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes. Driving licences issued before 1999, to allow the Driving of both classes.

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Updated Date: 03 July 2020, 05:28

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