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Packing List for Your Motorhome Holiday

Packing for your holiday is often a challenge, especially when you are travelling with a motorhome!
Anyone who has ever been on the road with a campervan or motorhome knows that nothing is more annoying than having too much luggage and unnecessary items with you! The most important van life rule is: Less is more, and what is not necessary stays home! Read on for our packing list and insider recommendations for preparing for your road trip. The great news is you can save space holiday packing because your roadsurfer motorhome is fully equipped for the adventures that lie ahead. We have prepared a guide on how to pack for your trip below:

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Your Fully Equipped roadsurfer

Cooking on the road is a fun experience. Cook with local products and serve up your favourite comfort foods or try something new! It is also a great way to save money on your holiday. Your roadsurfer is stocked with all your kitchen utensils and dining tableware.

  • 4 deep plates
  • 4 shallow plates
  • 4 cups
  • 4 glasses
  • Cutlery
  • Children’s crockery
  • Set of camping pots and pans
  • Espresso maker
  • Peeler
  • Cutting board
  • Small sharp knife
  • Cooking utensils (ladle, cooking spoon etc.)
  • Can opener
  • Corkscrew/bottle opener
  • Salad servers
  • Salad spinner (bowl, sieve)
  • Colander
  • Washing up bowl
  • Lighter

Essential Camping Equipment Included in Your Rental

  • Get cooking with the2.8kg gas bottle 2,8kg
  • Stay powered with the external power cable
  • Refill your water tanks with the collapsible canister
  • Relax in the shade with the awning and camping table and chairs
  • Keep your home on four wheels clean with the dustpan and hand broom
  • Never get lost with the navigation device

Important Personal Documents and Medicines For Your Trip

Packing rule number two: Leave your suitcases at home! It is easier to travel with boxes or a travel bag on your road trip because you have better access to your boxes in the boot, and you don’t have to carry your suitcase out to open it.
However, there are some things that you should always have with you on any trip: Your first-aid kit with the medications you need and don’t forget your documentation!

Your First-Aid Travel Kit

  • Mosquito or insect spray
  • Allergy tablets, diarrhea medication, and stomach drops
  • Personal medication
  • Ibuprofen or paracetamol
  • Plasters and disinfectant spray

Important Documents

  • Identity card
  • Driving licence (International if necessary)
  • EC and credit card
  • A sensible amount of cash
  • Foreign health insurance
  • Health insurance card
  • Vaccination card
  • Vignettes/Toll Tickets
  • Diving certification/ sailing licence
  • Student ID

Ready, Set, Camp!

These little things will make you feel at home even when you are far away and help you have the most comfortable and enjoyable camping experience! Here are some things that are not included in the rental, but are packing essentials for your next motorhome holiday:

  • Sleeping bag + pillow
  • Fitted sheet 140×200/160×200
  • Igloo tent (Can be used as storage space, too, e.g. for pushchairs)
  • Air mattress (Also great playground for the kids!)
  • Clothesline (even if you don’t use it for washing, a rope can be useful)
  • Picnic blanket
  • Gas or kerosene lamp, and tea lights
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Kitchen roll
  • Salad bowl
  • Pocket knives
  • Thermos flask (+ coffee filter)
  • Kitchen roll
  • Rubbish bags
  • Toilet paper (really important!)
  • Aluminum foil
  • Sink/sponges/cloths/tea towels for dishes
  • Electric kettle
  • Extra tarpaulin/sun sail
  • Rain Jacket or warm fleece jacket
  • Food and drinks for the first few days and outdoor walks
  • Travel and camping guide
  • Ear plugs
  • Torch
  • Wool or fleece blanket
  • Rubber mallet

Packing List for Seaside Camping Holidays

If your journey takes you to the sea or the lake, there are a few packing essentials that will make your waterside holiday even more enjoyable. Check out our holiday packing list so you don’t forget anything! Here is your packing list for camping by the water:

  • Sun cream and after sun location
  • Beach toys or games
  • Bathing trunks, bikini, swimsuit
  • Flip-flops
  • Beach towel
  • UV shirt
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Beach umbrella
  • Wind shield
  • Inflatable swim arm bands for children
  • Beach bag

Plus, a few extra items that might come in handy:

  • Camera
  • Laptop or Ipad
  • Charging cable and portable charger
  • Books
  • Headphones
  • Portable speakers
  • Card games
  • Writing and painting materials

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