10 Things to Pack for your Motorhome Trip

If you’re planning a holiday in your motorhome, then you’ll want to make sure that you’re taking all of the appropriate items with you. These will allow you to enjoy the best possible standard of holiday; in short, they’ll make life much more convenient and enjoyable while you’re in the motorhome.

Bathroom essentials

While you aren’t going to be enjoying a hotel-quality bathroom experience, you can get as close as possible with the help of the right toiletries. Of these items, the most important is your toothbrush – but ideally, you’ll want soap, shampoo, and everything you use at home.

Pots and pans

You might not want to carry too much in the way of pots and pans with you. Learn how to make do with just a few items. You’re probably not going to be doing much stir-frying, but you might make good use from a cast-iron pan.

Larder

A few choices include dried goods, tins, herbs, and spices will allow you to throw together a meal even when the circumstances aren’t ideal. Keep a larder stocked, and you’ll be able to whip something up at short notice.

Clothes

If you’re going to get the best out of your holiday, you’ll want clothes that are suitable for a range of weathers. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy every day, regardless of whether it’s raining or not. Be especially careful to include a pair of wellies.

Tables and chairs

If you’re going to be sitting and dining outdoors, then you’ll need a set of tables and chairs. Pack a few spares, just in case you end up entertaining guests that you meet on the caravan site.

Electronic entertainment

There are going to be occasions on the average caravan holiday when you’ll need to entertain yourselves. An easy way to do this is with the help of electronic devices and perhaps a few board games! 

Paperwork

It might be that you need to present paperwork during your trip. As such, it’s a good idea to pack your driver’s license, and the paperwork associated with your motorhome insurance.

GPS and paper maps

If you’re holidaying in a campervan, you’ll need to be sure of where you are – especially if you’re going to be doing a lot of walking during the daytime. A GPS is a wise investment, as is a paper map.

Sleeping essentials

Make sure that you pack everything you need to sleep comfortably. This should include extra blankets and pillows, for when it gets really cold.

First aid kit

There may come a time when you need to deal with a medical emergency. This means having a first-aid kit to hand is almost certain to be enormously helpful.

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