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Tips for traveling with Kids

Tips for traveling with Kids

OUR TOP TIPS WHEN HIRING A CAMPER VAN WITH THE FAMILY

If you’re on this page you are looking into having an awesome adventure with the kids. Camper van holidays are overtaking standard package holidays as the most desirable escape for families. Avoid airport stress and luggage restrictions and enjoy the freedom, adventure and flexibility it offers.

Below is are list of things to consider when traveling with Kids.

  • Make a plan before you go – decide on your destination and list anything you want to visit while there.
  • Don’t over plan – Remember it’s a holiday and having an outline is great but as us families know, things change. So don’t stress if you don’t get everything ticked off your list. Be flexible.
  • Food – We provide you with coffee and tea, but its a good idea to have a few basics so you don’t have to go straight off to the supermarket. Personally we normally take breakfast with us and eat out the first night of arrival.
  • Hire a bike rack – Great to be able to just take off on your bike and explore as a family. You could even send the kids off on an errand to the camp-site shop, while you relax in the sunshine with a glass of something cold.
  • Pack light – Yes you will need things for all weathers as after all you are staying in the great outdoors, but most camp-sites have washing machines on site and we provide you with a washing line to make it easy for you when the kids get dirty!
  • Pack fun stuff –  We offer packs for all ages to help keep the kids entertained. A pack of cards, chess boards, Uno, coloring pens and paper are provided, also outdoor games, like a kite, football don’t take up much room and are always good fun to play with the family.

If you have any questions about hiring a campervan from us please get in-touch. We are very happy to help make your next family adventure run as smoothly as possible.

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Cookies Campers links to the French tourism boards

Cookies Campers links to the French tourism boards

Need help planing your next campervan adventure??

Check out the links below to all the ‘regional tourist boards’ in France. They provide all the details information you will need to help plan your next campervan getaway.

The best national tourism site is France.fr, which provides lots of information about national events, what to do (divided into interests including art, wellbeing, naturism, golf, seaside reports, gastronomy…) and the French regions. Scroll to the end of the home page where you will find links to all the regions. Each regional page provides links to useful information and how to connect with the latest news from each region via social media.

Why a VW California Campervan is the best way to holiday

Why a VW California Campervan is the best way to holiday

HERE’S 5 GREAT REASONS TO EXPERIENCE THE NEW VW CALIFORNIA:

Apart from the many features of the California we have mentioned in other posts, lets just think about the real reasons you might want to consider going on a campervan holiday, hear are a few reasons to convince you….. or your partner.…..

1. Be free..

No other method of travel offers such freedom, with a campervan you will be able to get into almost the same areas as a car with the convenience of your own ‘home’ on board. You can always find a place to stay, allowing you to follow a flexible campervan route at your own pace lingering when the time is right and heading in the direction your mood takes you.

2. See a new view everyday

Whether at the top of a mountain or at the seaside, you’re spoiled for choice in Europe when it comes to parking up for the night in some of the most picturesque locations. With each stop comes the opportunity to explore, discover and get away from day to day life.

3. Enjoy nature

Who doesn’t love breathing clean fresh air, hearing the serene sounds of nature, watching the sunrises and sunsets, feeling the seaside saltiness and smelling the dinner being cooked on the campfire… Few other forms of travel offer so much daily interaction and connection with the natural world.  It simply makes you happy!!

4. Be social

You will be surprised at how often you will meet like minded people and experience a camping culture that is welcoming. Now with websites like French Passion, you will easily find a place to stay and people to meet.

5. Be ready to discover

On a campervan road trip, getting there is more than half the fun. Follow your nose down roads less traveled to encounter the unexpected – beaches, a small-town museum or historic site. Slow down, relax and be ready to discover..

And the best reason of all

Who doesn’t need a break from technology – smartphones, computers, tablets, television, movies, internet, video games, and so on?

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