If you are thinking about living in a motorhome, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re bored with routine and you’re looking for a little freedom, you’ll love living on the road. Before making your final decision, here’s our best pieces of advice to ensure that when you start living in a motorhome you’re fully prepared for any unforeseen circumstances. Take note!
Everything you need to know about living in a motorhome
Before deciding to live on the road you need to understand what’s required. But don’t worry. Here’s all the essential information you’ll need. Let’s begin!
Where to stay overnight in a motorhome
If you are thinking of spending your nights on the street or a nearby car park, forget about it. Why? Because free camping is not permitted in Spain, so you may well be fined if you do so.
If you want to stay in one place, take your seats outside, set up your own awning, a table and everything else you desire, you’ll need to go to specific places where you can do that. However, there will always be a maximum number of days you can stay in this type of place, meaning you’ll always be asking the same question: can I live long-term in my motorhome or not? The answer depends on each autonomous community as they all have different rules and you’ll need to find out in each case.
I already live in a motorhome. How can I reduce my expenses?
If you’re lucky and you already live in your motorhome, you’ll be interested to know that there are ways you can save on your bills. Keep reading!
Basic costs of living in your motorhome
Fuel, food, water, electricity, laundry, tolls, gas, motorhome insurance, maintenance, internet and much more, right?
Depending on the expense in question, it will be fixed or variable, and this is where you can save some money on your bills. Sit down and think carefully about it. Additionally, depending on how you live in your motorhome will influence whether you can cut back or not. For example, if you’re living on a campsite with plots you can reduce your fuel bill.
Saving on energy consumption
We know this is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to living in a motorhome. Here’s the answer. Solar panels! One of the best pieces of advice you’ll hear in terms of savings is to install solar panels. They are a great long-term investment that will allow you to save more than you think.
In addition to solar panels, don’t forget to install good leisure batteries. We’re sure they’ll come in handy at some point during your adventure on wheels.
What about the Internet?
Living in a motorhome does not necessarily mean you have to be isolated from technology and daily news. You should think about choosing a good internet package that will meet your everyday needs.
Meet more people like you
Our best piece of advice is to browse motorhome forums. You’ll find other people in the same situation with the same concerns. They’ll also be able to advise you if you have any questions. Of course, they are the perfect place to make new friends too.
Think carefully about where you’ll be living
Before living in a motorhome, you should think carefully about the lifestyle you will be leading. Perhaps you would prefer to stay at a campsite for some time in order to have a fixed job or, alternatively, maybe the change will be more radical and you’ll want to be continuously on the move.
In general, people start by living on a plot and, little by little, vary where they fancy going. There are also people who spend the entire year on the road before deciding on the best place to stay. It’s up to you!
Now you know the essentials to living in a motorhome
Now you know everything you need to consider when living in a motorhome, what are you waiting for? Start your new adventure now. Here at Villamar Campsite we will assist you with any questions you have and we will help ensure you enjoy a fabulous experience. Start your camping life now!