What is a seasonal caravan pitch?

What is a seasonal caravan pitch?

Places to park caravans

It is very important that you know when to reserve your camping spot. You must take into account that if you intend to go in high season to a popular campsite this can end up being tedious. The campsites with better conditioning, location, etc. are usually occupied quickly, so take as much time as possible.

If you still do not know which campsite to choose you can always ask someone you trust who usually do this kind of trips and give you their impressions, remember that ‘word of mouth’ always works.

There are a variety of prices when booking a campsite. So that your expenses do not shoot up, the best thing to do is to establish a total budget or per night for the campsite. Discard those that, for one reason or another, end up being more expensive than what you have planned. This way you will be able to reduce your list of campsites and booking your place will end up being a simpler task.

What to do in a caravan

With the arrival of summer, motorhomes proliferate all over the island of Ibiza. The situation is becoming more and more evident, which shows that this type of vehicles, which for some are a variant of shantytown on wheels and for others are an economical alternative to housing, have come to stay and to become part of the island landscape.

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The problem, they warn, is that these vehicles are not simple devices that are parked in a place and remain inactive. On the contrary, they are a source of pollution, of wastewater, which by law must be discharged at a campsite, but are often emptied anywhere. In addition, if one of these vehicles is camped in a rural site, it can pose a risk of forest fires, as fires are often used for cooking.

Living in a caravan

In many occasions when observing certain plots with these elements we will see that they are empty. If they work, they probably come on weekends, long weekends, holidays and vacations. And if they do not work or are retired, they probably alternate seasons at the campsite and at home. Normally taking advantage of the good weather to be in caravan or tent and going home with rain, snow or cold.

On the Mediterranean Coast it is a common practice for some foreigners to arrive in September or October. These are the months when the low season starts, the campsites are usually empty and they are more economical.

What are the benefits of driving in a caravan?

If we leave it attached to the vehicle, things change. In this case, it is part of a set, where the vehicle to which it is attached does pay road tax, so it can be parked without problems. However, it must be taken into account that some municipalities prohibit parking vehicles of this type in the same place for several days.

On the other hand, we also run the risk of being robbed. A caravan is very easy to break, since in a few minutes it can be hitched to a car and disappear. It is necessary to think that it is made to be towed easily. It is true that we can put a trap on it, but this is not enough, since the thieves also know how to break them to take it away. And, even if you do not suffer a theft of the caravan itself, they can always steal inside it. Caravans are very easy to open. They have plastic windows and sheet metal doors that can be broken without difficulty. And the worst thing is not what they can have stolen, but the destruction that they cause to be able to accede. Think that if the caravan is old, it can be very difficult to find a replacement window or door.

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