Following our trip staying in a Eurocamp tent in May 2013 in the South of France I thought it may be useful to write a list for others staying for the first time in one of these tents.
Firstly I should add that these tents make camping in Europe really easy. On arrival you have a couple of English speaking reps to help you and offer local advice. The tents have pretty much everything you need for your camping trip; cooker, fridge, electric lights and power, plates, cups, cutlery, saucepans, cheese graters, washing up bowl, gas barbecue, beds. There is no running water in the tents but points are generally close by. Likewise no toilets but in the few sites we stayed in they have never been more than 50m away.
Adapter plug European to UK (you may want to bring a UK extension cable with multiple sockets to recharge more than one phone etc simultaneously)
Washing up sponge or cloth
Drying up cloths
Washing up liquid
Matches or lighter (taper or similar would be useful to light gas cooker)
Duvets or sleeping bags
Under sheets for beds, 1 double, 2 singles
Ice cube tray
Foil or cling film
Torch or head torch
Extra rubbish sacks
Food and drink
One thing worth checking in advance is if there any national holidays on your arrival day. We were caught out on this on our latest trip. The reps told us on arrival that today and the next day were both French holidays and all the supermarkets would be closed. Surely Eurocamp could alert people to this in advance? We had planned on arriving then going shopping for supplies on the first day. Fail.
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