The Corona-crisis has brought some of the holiday plans messed up. Instead of package holidays on the beach, many people rent this year, a mobile home - for some an adventure.
Staffelbach (dpa) - Go where you want. And leave as soon as it is desolate. That is the charm of Camping. In the light of the Corona pandemic, this type of holiday is this summer, especially popular. The landlords of mobile homes offers a large demand.
mediation platforms for campers
Among the customers, many who wanted to try out for the first Time Camping, be Thomas Kretschmer from the Association of independent RV rental company in the Bavarian Staffelbach says. Also at the mediation platform, "Paul camper", which claims to be the largest provider of private holiday rentals in Germany, have attracted the bookings significantly.
Kretschmer rented car through the Portal to the 700 campers, VW buses, and box. For weeks on the phone with him still. "The Easter business is completely lost," he says. However, since the campsites are open again and people can go to travel, to engage with so many interested to be a Portal like never before. The number of bookings had increased in may and June, says Kretschmer. Large interest there, especially in the summer holidays. About 70 percent of the vehicles were booked up in the time already.
rental by private owner
by Using the Sharing platforms, "Paul camper" can give a private owner, your camping buses, caravans and mobile homes, for money, because they stand around for many weeks in the year unused. Meanwhile, more than 6,000 vehicles in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands, are registered. Founder Dirk Fehse noted a significantly increased demand for contact arms, and a flexible vacation alternative. "The Camping Trend will not stop, but by means of Corona accelerated," he says. Since the beginning of may, the company registered almost 9000 bookings growth of 100 percent compared to the same period last year.
In the past two years, according to Kretschmer almost a mobile-Boom. Also, the number of providers that are organized in the Association of independent mobile home landlord, has been increasing for years. Kretschmer sees a Trend to campers and box vans, as these are less expensive than campers. Because Camping does not necessarily mean that you spend a cheap holiday.
"a Lot of people the cost," says Stephan Bühring on the RV rental in Erlangen appreciate. 140 to 160 Euro, living costs mobile with him in the main season per night. This includes Fuel and the rent on the campsite. This year, more requests for him than usual. More bookings than in the previous year, it is not, are, so far, he says. His guess: The price will scare some Camping novice then, but.
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about Paul camperUpdated Date: 29 June 2020, 19:33