Here at Easicampervan Hire we want to give you the best advice and information so you can get the most from a campsite during your Easicampervan holiday.
All campsites facilities are different. Please ask if the campsites you are looking to visit are geared up for camper vans. Grey water and fresh water points are a plus point.
Prices for campsites vary it is always worth paying a little extra to get a pitch including electrical hook-up.
The price often varies from season to season and a sites offering bar/shop/swimming pool etc. are usually found to be a little more expensive. Always check the internet for campsite information, reviews and pricing before arriving. Bear in mind during the popular months, some sites will offer a minimum 3-night hire period. This is not unusual but there are lots of sites that don’t.
Arriving at a Campsite
When you arrive go to reception and ask for an available pitch.
Reception could be shut (wardens often clean the facilities and maintain the site alone ), so if possible park up the camper van in the appropriate spacing outside the reception block (so as you are not blocking people entering or leaving the site) and walk to find a pitch for yourself and then return to reception to pay.
Please note most receptions have instructions on the front door for new arrivals (or a contact number).
Be careful when you look for a vacant pitch because it might be taken already. Usually the owners leave their electric cable or a chair to let you know the pitch has been taken. Some people may have a ‘This pitch is taken/reserved’ plate on a little stick to let others know the pitch has been taken.
Please try to respect these signs and choose your pitch with care to avoid any problems. Some people like being right next to the toilet and shower block, while others prefer to be further away. It is personal preference.
Booking in advance or not?
Depending on the season you might want to book in advance. A good tip is to use an app or POI file on your navigation system, smartphone or iPad if you have one.
We recommend booking sites, just to be sure you have a pitch. The fun however of traveling in a camper van is often not knowing where you are going to end up .
Booking in advance can be a good idea, especially when its high season , and campsites become busier.
Easicampervan hire always advise, our customers to visit a couple of campsites on their travels, mainly to fill up with fresh water, empty your waste water in an appropriate chemical disposal point and take advantage of the facilities while visiting.
If campsites are full or if you would rather save your money you can always go Wild Camping in Scotland. It’s perfectly legal and a great way to have a cheap holiday. Remember to take all your rubbish away with you and respect other peoples privacy.
For Campervan Hire in Glasgow visit www.easicampervanhire.com for your tailored quote. Alternatively call 0800 688 9869.