Whether in the USA, in Spain or in Germany – you feel like the adventure camper? Here you get 10 useful tips for your first trip with the camper.
1. THE RIGHT CAMPER RENT
Caravan is not equal. You have the choice between family carriages, luxury cars and the classic alcove model.
For most providers, you must be 21 or even 25 years old at time of rental and have a year’s driving experience
2. ABOUT THE LICENCE
For journeys within the EU a regular German license for category B. Only enough Caravan giant weighing over 3.5 t require license category C1. For non-European Travel should take to bring an international driver’s license to take (a cost of about 15 €).
3. FAMILIAR AND DRIVING PRACTICE
Have you found your desired mobile, get thoroughly acquainted with the technique. As campers newbie you should acquire before traveling a little driving experience. When maneuvering (Parking) you get a feel for the dimensions of your motorhome and learn better estimate the unusual space conditions. Practice is best for two, so your passenger off and you can ward when parking.
When driving, you will learn to handle a massive vehicle and you get used to the new conditions: Lowered speed, obstacles such as low hanging bridges, more distance to the vehicle etc. Special traffic signs apply only to vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. The same rules are for the truck apply.
4. EQUIPMENT CHECK
The rented mobile homes should be checked before each journey, whether the equipment complies with the requirements. Check fuses and connectors, adapters for outlets on the pitch, power cables, water tank, toilet, etc. Pay particular attention to the TÜV seal of the liquefied gas installation (max. 2 years old) and proper tires.
5. ROUTE SET
An RV trip is mainly characterized by spontaneity: you can park wherever you want. However, you should make sure in advance that you do not just choose the closest mountain roads.
There are now Navis, the routes can rule with tight bends or low bridges.