What Would You Like to Find if You Rented a Holiday Caravan?

Renting a holiday caravan

We have been doing some research this month among our various social media followers and some of the owners of caravans on the Rent My Caravan website, asking them what they would like to be provided with when renting a holiday caravan. This is what they said: I rented a holiday caravan on Seldon’s Golden Gate Holiday Park, North Wales last year and was really impressed that it had central heating in all the rooms. I didn’t have to take bedding because bed linen and duvets were provided, there were some great DVDs, games for the kids and adults to play, some interesting books and an MP3 player with a good selection of music.  Our kids are older so we didn’t need the high chair…

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6 Benefits of Renting a Holiday Caravan in the UK

Renting a Holiday Caravan

Holidays provide a much-needed break from work but also allow us to spend quality time with our families and friends. However, many families nowadays are finding it difficult to make ends meet let alone spend money on holidays. A cost-effective alternative to jetting off to one of the cheaper tourist hot spots in Europe (which are not so cheap anymore) is to rent a holiday caravan on one of the many parks in the UK.         Benefits of Renting a Holiday Caravan on a popular park: With school restrictions being placed on when children can take holidays there isn’t the worry of not being able to find affordable flights in peak season. You can just get in your car and drive to…

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Do you Want to Rent a Caravan Next Year?

Rent a Caravan Next Year

Have you thought about where you are going to spend your summer holiday next year? Are you a city person who likes the bustle of a thriving metropolis or is the countryside more appealing?. Over recent years many Britons have chosen to rent a caravan either in the countryside or near the coast as an alternative to going on cheap package tours to places like Benidorm or Tenerife. This is not least due to a less than favourable currency exchange rate and the fact that the cost of living has gone up by around 80% in Spain over the past 5 years. Why not Rent a caravan next year? Static caravan owners usually find that reservations for holidaymakers wanting to a rent a caravan start…

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Caravan Holiday Parks Save you Money

Caravan holiday parks can save you money

With the possibility of a triple-dip recession looming in the Eurozone, it looks like we will have to brace ourselves for yet more austerity measures.  In times of financial uncertainty many families trying to save money, quite often look for ways to reduce the cost of holidays and in some cases sacrifice them altogether. Holidays are important to wind down Holidays are important to recover from the stresses of work and everyday life and according to fitness experts, a holiday helps enhance our fitness levels.  On holiday we exercise more by walking, swimming, playing outdoor sports and generally spend more time out in the open air. With both parents working in most families nowadays, holidays provide the opportunity to spend quality time with each other…

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Installing Decking Around a Static Caravan

It’s quite common for owners to place decking around a static caravan for practical use. This can be for better access, to provide a level seating area so that holidaymakers can dine al fresco, for easier access or purely for aesthetic reasons. Before deciding on the type of decking around a static caravan read through your agreement with the caravan holiday park and the terms and conditions of your pitch licence. Often you will need permission in writing from the park owner and there may be restrictions on the type of decking and skirting they will allow. It may be that all decking has to be the same or in keeping with the general style of the park. Material of decking Decking made from wood not…

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UK Caravan Holidays Can Save You Money

UK Caravan Holidays Can Save You Money

Saving Money This Year We understand that a lot of people don’t have the money to be spending on big holidays abroad every year, that’s why UK caravan holidays can save you money. Being based up and down the country, the cost of travel can be cut by how far you’re wanting to go. Using sites like our own it’s easy to find great deals for a week getaway. Entertaining the kids doesn’t have to cost you a small fortune. With many caravan sites being close to many beautiful beaches and architectures. It’s easy to have a cheap summer this year. Holidays Are Important Holidays are most definitely important, from time to time we need to take the time to wind down from the stresses…

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Renting a Static Caravan – Know Who You Are Dealing With

Beware of renting a static caravan for your holidays through social media unless you can verify that the advertiser is genuine. Recently dozens of would be holidaymakers believe they were scammed having booked caravans that didn’t exist through an alleged private letting agent on Facebook. The families who lost money were from the South West in Devon, Cornwall and Bristol after their bookings were cancelled at the last minute by the agent, who conducted her business via email and Facebook. The caravan she advertised was located on Perran Sands Caravan Park, Cornwall.   Booking for renting a static caravan was cancelled at the last minute One victim from Hengrove, Jane Ryan, booked her family holiday for 26 July reserving one week in the caravan, but…

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How to Alleviate Condensation in a Static Caravan

Condensation in a Static Caravan

Condensation problems are the bane of a landlord’s life in the UK and the same applies to static caravan owners who are renting their caravans out. Often mistaken for damp, holidaymakers will regularly complain about it to caravan owners whereas there are simple things that can be done to reduce condensation in a static caravan. The primary cause of condensation is poor ventilation, particularly in the winter since in cold weather all doors and windows are shut for most of the time and the heating is on. Blocking draughts, double glazed windows and insulation in static caravans enhances the heat retention but diminishes ventilation. This causes moisture to develop and it simply can’t escape hence it will attach itself to a colder area such as…

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Protecting your static caravan for rent from storm damage

There is a hardly a year that goes by without the Met Office warning us about impending gales and issuing warnings about expected severe weather. Such is our lot in the UK where the weather is at best unpredictable and at worst monsoon like. Naturally many precautions you take against storm damage are common sense measures but if you have a static caravan for rent, you need to ensure that holidaymakers are aware of their responsibilities too. You should include these instructions in your welcome leaflet to guests: When there are gale force winds skylights should be kept shut. This applies when they are in the caravan and also when they are away from it. To prevent storm damaged caused by rattling, all doors and…

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Should I Rent Out My Static Caravan?

What income can I expect if I rent my caravan? A main concern for many owners of static caravans is how much income they can hope to achieve from renting out their holiday homes.  Most owners who decide to rent their caravans do so to cover the cost of insurance, maintenance and site fees and in some cases to help toward the cost of a loan they may have taken out to purchase the static caravan. What should I consider before I rent out my Static Caravan? 1) Rental income will be vastly reduced if you or your friends and family use your static caravan a lot throughout the year.  This particularly applies if the caravan is being used in peak holiday times such as…

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7 Useful Tips for Your Rented Static Caravan Holiday

Rented Static Caravan Holiday

If you have never experienced the joy of renting a static caravan for a holiday in the UK there may be some things that the more experienced caravan holidaymaker will know but you might not think about. Like boy scouts, it is always best to “be prepared” so we have produced a few useful tips to make your Rented Static Caravan Holiday more comfortable and hassle free. 1. Where’s the sea Mum? Throughout the length and breadth of the British Isles, there are innumerable holiday parks with a diverse range of excellent facilities and local attractions, many of which are within easy walking distance. However, if you and your family want to spend your time swimming and lying on a beach it’s logical to select…

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Can Renting a Caravan Compete with Glamping?

Renting a Caravan | Rent My Caravan

For those who don’t yet know what Glamping is, it’s really the same as camping but in a luxurious tent, something I am sure will enhance the camping experience for those who truly love camping.  However, in my view renting a caravan provides a similar experience to Glamping but with even more luxury and comfort. For example, you won’t get a flat screen TV in a tent and for those of us that like to keep up with the news whilst we are away, that is a must for some people. It’s also something to keep the kids occupied in inclement weather. No trudging through the mud Trudging even a short distance in the mud to the toilet isn’t something that most of us would…

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