How to make a successful holiday in a motorhome: our 8 tips
From the rental of the vehicle to the preparation of the route, through the essential tool kit and the choice of sleep stops, here is the checklist before setting off on an adventure in complete freedom. In motorhomes, the watchword is an-ti-ci-per!
1. Plan your route
A (successful!) Trip in a motorhome cannot be improvised (quite…). To avoid the galleys, it is better to mark your route upstream, by creating your road map. Your vehicle is bulkier than a car, so you will need to check the maximum height allowed at bridges, tunnels or other obstacles. The roadmap also makes it possible to identify service areas for emptying wastewater, for example, or recharging batteries.
2. Opt for a special motorhome GPS
Special GPS for motorhomes take into account the size, weight and speed of the vehicle. The routes they offer indicate not only points of interest, camping spots or rest areas, but also suitable petrol stations. Tom-Tom, Garmin, Snooper … all brands offer specific GPS. Count from 200 € to 500 €, knowing that the most expensive are not always the best.…
3. Choose the right vehicle!
Between the driving and the nights, we will spend a lot of time in this traveling home. It is better to avoid making a mistake by taking the time to study the size and options of the motorhome that will suit you best: look at the bedding, the kitchen area, the sanitary facilities, etc.Law, health, money, culture, leisure, games … Our Time will undoubtedly meet your daily needs and concerns.
4. Pack the vehicle …
The motorhome is the main actor (or almost) of your trip. Its equipment designed for vacations in the heart of nature allows you to fully enjoy it … when it is not riding.With wedges for stops, extension cords with adapters to charge devices, an outdoor lamp for the evenings, an awning, a table and chairs, clotheslines, why not a gas barbecue and of course, a kit tools! If you’re feeling a little nauseous or stressed, be prepared and pack for essential oils. Check out this article to know more!
ith wedges for stops, extension cords with adapters to charge devices, an outdoor lamp for the evenings, an awning, a table and chairs, clotheslines, why not a gas barbecue and of course, a kit tools!
5. Do not take his house away
The smallest motorhomes measure 10m2, the larger ones go up to 25m2. But on average, a motorhome is about fifteen square meters to share. So, even if it is tempting, we do not take all our wardrobe or our entire library. One or two suitcases is already good and allows you to take the essentials …
6. Ensure their autonomy
The autonomy of the motorhome varies according to the consumption of water, electricity and gas of the participants in the trip, and their number. In general, we embark with three to four days of self-sufficiency. At each stage, it is essential to recharge your batteries (literally!), To fill up the clean water tank and empty the dirty water tank. We also check the level of the gas bottles so as not to eat cold or wash in very cold water …