How RV Parks Are Seen In Other Parts Of The Globe
RV park or also known as a caravan park is a place in which people with RVs can stay overnight or longer in the allotted space which is otherwise known as pitches most especially in Europe, Australia and North America. In addition to that, they are referred to as campgrounds though true campground that provide facilities for tent camping and other facilities that call themselves as RV parks offer cabins or tent camping with limited facilities.
As for the allocated space or site/pitch facilities might include AC power connection which is typically rated by their capacity like 15, 20, 30 or 50 amperes, drinking water and sewer connection, telephone connection, television connection, hotspot and so on.
And a barbecue area, convenience store, bathhouses, dump station, gift shop, exercise equipment, golf course, hot tubs, laundry, restrooms, picnic tables, recreational hall, swimming pool, restaurant/bar, showers and the likes may be included in the park facilities itself.
RV parks depend according to the region that caters it as well like what you would see in the next examples.
Australia – there’s basically no differentiation between a trailer park and an RV park. The term caravan park is actually used in referring both. On the other hand, holiday park is becoming a lot more common with the countless of parks that are increasing their onsite cabin stocks, which is usually accompanied by reduction in caravan sites.
Europe – the caravan sites in this continent depend in the age of facility. Majority of the new sites are built to environment friendly standards and have facilities that are compatible with the latest RVs.
New Zealand – in this country, caravan parks, holiday parks or motor camps are the common terms being used for long term or overnight based camping. The parks are also offering cabins and tent sites, rudimentary building with cooking as well as several cooking facilities that’s shared with others.
North America – here, most of the RV parks are available to the all-comers and rent spaces on weekly or nightly basis much like in a hotel or motel. Some parks are operating on timeshare basis. Membership campgrounds are operating like clubs to which the members pay an initial membership fee as well as annual dues. There is an approximate 13000 RV parks owned by private individuals and an estimated 1600 parks that are catering to all RV enthusiasts across the United States whether you believe it or not. Majority of these RV parks also offer Wi-Fi hotspot access on daily, weekly or even monthly basis however, there are some instances in which the Wi-Fi access is included in the fee of campsite.