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Monday, 25 March 2019

How To Create A Mobile Hotspot With Your Phone

The mobile hotspot feature on your phone allows you to share its data connection by creating a Wi-Fi network. Other Wi-Fi devices, such as Laptops, Kindles, etc can then access that Wi-Fi network and use the phones data network. The procedure is referred to as creating a mobile wireless hotspot.

To set up a mobile hotspot with your phone, either check your manual or do a Google search other particular model you have.

Here's how you set up I my Samsung 9 hotspot.

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When the mobile hotspot is active, you see the Hotspot Active notification icon, similar to the one shown. You can then access the hotspot by using any mobile device that has Wi-Fi capabilities.

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Saturday, 23 March 2019

I Go To View The Rapido 7099 F at Camper UK

I Go To View The Rapido 7099 F at Camper UK

After talking to Doug on Friday I arranged to visit Camper UK on Saturday at 1 o'clock however Doug was going to the Harrogate Show but gave all relevant details Dan

Upon arriving at UK camper I was greeted by Dan who promptly showed me the Fiat Rapido 7099 F Motorhome I must have spent a couple of hours looking around it before deciding to get her.

Just waiting now for a pick up date to say I am excited as an understatement

Front of the Motorhome

Camper UK

Friday, 22 March 2019

My Motorhome Travels 2019


The map above will show all of the stops I’ve stayed in with my motorhome.

Just zoom in and click on any of the motorhome icons for more information.

My Motorhome Rallies

Rallies i have attended this year.
  1. Camper UK Spring Open Weekend 2019, Rally 2 nights
  2. BCC Easter Meet, Rally 2 nights
  3. BCC, Home Farm, Tetford, Rally 2 nights
  4. BCC, Mayday Bank Holiday, Rally 2 nights
  5. SLDA, White House Farm Tealby, Rally 2 nights
  6. SLDA, Through The Decades, Rally 3 nights
  7. Victoria Park, Southport, Rally
  8. BCC Bodnant Caravan Park, Rally
  9. BCC, Uppertown Farm, Carsington Water, Rally
  10. Camper UK, 2019 Summer Open Weekend, Rally 2 nights
  11.  Lincolnshire Centre, Market Rasen Races, Rally 2 nights
  12. Somerset DA, Brass Knocker Basin, Rally 3 nights
  13. SLDA, Trusthorpe, Mablethorpe, Rally 3 nights
My Motorhome Wild Camping

Wild Camping I have done this year.
  1. RSPB Freiston Shore
  2. Meridian Car Park
  3. Chapel Six Marshes
  4. Wolla Bank Beach
  5. Huttoft Beach
  6. Moggs Eye
  7. Gibraltar Point & Visitors Centre
  8. Aircraft Spotters Car Park
  9. Tattershall Bridge
My Motorhome Festivals

Festivals I have done this year.
My Motorhome Certificated Sites 

Certificated Sites I've stopped at during the year.
  1. C E Brader, Certificated Site 2 nights
  2. The Red Lion, Certificated Site 2 nights
My Motorhome Certificated Locations

 Certificated Locations I've stopped at during the year.

Useful Motorhome Apps Links

Useful Motorhome Apps Links

Useful motorhome apps if anyone knows of any other motorhome apps then by all means please comment at the bottom.

The Club Out & About Events Listings App

The Club Out & About Events Listings App

Out & About provides listings of camping meets and temporary holiday sites run by members of the Camping and Caravanning Club which are ideal for short or long stays and often in or close to scenic locations.

In this app, you’ll find information on low-cost camping destinations across the UK, exclusively for members. Our events are classified as either Club Meets or Temporary Holiday Sites; the app also highlights our Featured Events, as featured in the Camping & Caravanning magazine.

Please note that the app is only accessible to members of the Camping and Caravanning Club and you will require your website login details in order to unlock the app. Please could all members also note that membership cards, including your partner’s card, must be shown to the Steward on Temporary Holiday Sites and Meets.

Search events by destination or by organiser

Filter your results by date and by event type (Club Meets, Temporary Holiday Sites and Featured Events)
Find out all of the information you need to plan your stay
Get directions via your device’s native maps app
Link to the websites of our District Associations and Special Interest Sections

For help & advice please visit:


Park4night

Park4night

Share places where it is good to rest. With motorhome, camper van or 4x4.

With Park4night find and share the places you liked to relax, spend the night, have a picnic or clear your head.

Uncover the hidden places, close to nature that gave you a feeling of freedom. Forests, beautiful views, parks, creeks, beaches. Inform the community of possible activities around (Windsurf / Kitesurf, Biking, Hiking).

WikiCamps UK

WikiCamps UK

WikiCamps is the ultimate camping companion, whether you're heading away for a weekend camping trip or planning a big adventure, WikiCamps will be your guide.
The best part is, it works completely OFFLINE so you don't have to worry about phone signal or a WiFi connection.
Simply download all the content (and map) to your device before you go and you'll have it in the palm of your hand, no matter where you are!

WikiCamps is a crowd sourced database of campgrounds, caravan parks, backpacker hostels, day stops, POI's, dump points, and information centres.
Sites are added, modified and shared by thousands of WikiCamps users like yourself, making it THE LARGEST AND MOST UP-TO-DATE database available in one app!
The database is always growing and constantly being updated with the latest site details, reviews, prices and photos.

With over 5,000 site listings, join the number #1 camping app in the UK and start the planning your next adventure today!

WikiCamps makes it incredibly easy to find sites. Simply bring up the site list to see sites nearest to your current location, or use the map screen to see exactly where they are on a street or satellite map.
Then tap a site to bring up its details page. The site details page shows icons representing features the site has to offer, such as toilets, showers, power, pet friendly, and so many more! It also shows the name, address, contact details, a user rating, user reviews, prices, photos and even a handy 7 day weather forecast.

You can also use the site filters to narrow down your results and only show sites relative to your needs. Eg. Must have toilets, must be pet friendly, has power available, etc.

Add sites to your favourites to keep track of places you want to visit! Sign up for a WikiCamps user account to sync favourites across multiple devices.

Create and plan multiple road trips using the built-in trip planner. Add sites to your trip, update your progress as you drive, then share your trip with friends and family.

Wild Camping POI

Wild Camping POI

Access thousands of POIs across UK and France including wild camping spots, motorhome friendly pubs and water taps.

Membership to www.WildCamping.co.uk is required but a free demo is available to test out the app and see a sample of POIs

To start, tap "W" in the top menu bar and then "Get Activation Code".

Your browser will open the Wild Camping website where you will need to log in.
(Create a new user name and password if you don`t already have one)

Scroll down to the Activation code which will be a four digit number.

Return to the app, tap "Activate this device", enter your user name and activation code. Tap "Ok".

A message will notify you that the device is now activated. Tap "Ok".

The POI file will download and install. Sometimes there may be a warning saying the POIs did not install properly, you may try again or continue. It just means the file may have become corrupted during download but the app can handle that in most cases.

Move the map to any part of UK and tap the 2nd icon along

Select the type of POI you are interested in e.g. Pub Stop, then adjust the slider to view POIs within the range 50 - 300 square miles. Tap Ok and the POIs will be displayed on the map.

Other menu bar icons:

3rd along - Maps: Changes the type of Google map i.e. Normal, Satellite, Terrain, Hybrid and Traffic display

4th along - Directions: Use Google Maps to give directions from the current location to the map centre.

5th along - Share this location via email with POI admin of Wild Camping website, in order to add to the database.

6th along - POI Info:: POI details, link to extra info section and credits

Categories: Great Britain, France, Toilets & Custom

Map markers show the type of POI:

CR - car park rural
CU - car park urban
LR - layby rural
LU - layby urban
OR - other rural location
OU - other urban location
PH - pub stopover
WC - Toilets
WS – water standpipe (this may be outside or inside a building)
WT – water toilet (water available from a basin tap, for example)
AC – aire chargeable (France)
AF – aire free (France)

For members of the Wild Camping community - please see for more details.

Searchforsites

Searchforsites

The easy way to find Motorhome stopovers or Touring campsite in Europe

Over 31,000 sites listed categorized into over 20 different types including:
Overnight parking – with or without services
Off-site parking (wild camping)
Touring campsites
Independent and Club campsites
Small and friendly campsites

All this is available offline with NO internet connection required so there are no worries about chasing Wi-Fi hot spots or using up your mobile data allowance.

Download maps for use offline – choose individual country maps to download or a single base map of Europe

Details for each site are shown in a preview or full detail panel and include photos, user reviews weather forecasts and even links to sat nav apps such as Apple Maps or Google Maps.

Innovative features including custom user lists, quick filter searches and an extensive offline place name database makes searchforsites THE easy way to find motorhome stopovers and touring campsites in Europe.

Contributions from fellow travelers plus the option to add your own reviews and photos plus the ability to edit site details keeps the data right up to date.

searchforsites.co.uk an essential tool for the out and about traveler.

“The better informed we are, the better our travels will be.”

Motorhome Wild Camping

Motorhome Wild Camping

Not an app, but a lovely personal guide to spots to park up for the night, either for free or for under £10.

SiteSeeker Campsite Finder


SiteSeeker is a campsite search tool from The Camping and Caravanning Club offering you detailed information at your fingertips.

Use the app's search or browse feature to find the right campsite for your needs.
Plus, Club members can get access to over 1,500 Certificated sites - the perfect travel companion!

Features

●Filter your results by location, distance and on-site facilities
●In-depth site information including photos, facilities, prices and booking options
●Use the interactive map to find site anywhere in the UK
●Made to be used both online and offline for flexibility on the move
●Includes all Club, Forest and Certificated Sites*.

*Only logged in Club members will be able to view Certificated Sites.

MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE - To log in, please use your email address and password used to log into the Camping and Caravanning Club website If you're having problems please get in touch with the membership team who will be happy to assist you.

SYNCING - If you are having problems Syncing your app. Please follow this advice. Place your device in an area with good WiFi (recommended) / data connection start sync and leave. AUTO-LOCK and syncing - this may cause problems with the data download - keep phone screen alive or turn-off auto-lock during sync if there is a problem.

And finally. Please use the support route below. We have lovely people ready to help you! Whether it's problems logging in, advice about syncing, or feedback and ideas for improvement of the app. We are the friendly Club and we care what you think! So get in touch!

Caravan and Motorhome Club UK


Since the app was launched earlier this year we have been listening to your feedback, and your ideas and suggestions have helped us to develop the app further

We are pleased to report that your main concerns have been addressed in this latest update. Plus, we’ve also made some additional improvements which we’re confident you’ll like.

If you haven’t already, you can upgrade your UK Sites App today - available to download in the Google Play Store for Android or the App Store for iOs.

What’s new?
Reduced app size

The size of the app is significantly smaller than the previous version, taking up less storage space on your device. This is because the app now uses the maps that are already built into your phone or tablet. Before the update, the app came with Caravan and Motorhome Club maps that were installed on your device, making its overall size much larger.

By using the built-in maps (also known as ‘native’ maps), we have also been able to iron out some bugs that were being experienced with the previous version.

Search function improvement

When searching for sites using the app, a search radius is now shown when viewing the results on the map tab, making it clear exactly which area you’re searching in. If you need quick access to sites nearby, simply use the + and – buttons on the map tab to increase or decrease the radius distance and hit ‘done’. To refine your search result, you can still filter by your preferences such as site type, facilities and other criteria.

Filter improvement

As you browse through your search results, you’ll notice on the map tab a filter button has been added. This will allow you to adjust your search results without the need to return to the initial search screen.

Bug fixes

General improvements and adjustments have been made, particularly focusing on issues that were intermittently preventing search results from displaying correctly.

Useful Motorhome Books & Magazines Links

Useful Motorhome Books & Magazines Links

Useful motorhome books & magazines if anyone knows of any other motorhome books & magazines then by all means please comment at the bottom.

Campervan Magazine

MMM The Motorhomer magazine

Practical Motorhome

Scottish Caravans and Motorhomes Magazine

What Motorhome

Useful Motorhome Accessories Links

Useful Motorhome Accessories Links

Useful motorhome accessories if anyone knows of any other motorhome accessories then by all means please comment at the bottom.
  1. Hook Up Cable Holder
  2. 25 Metre Hook Up Cable
  3. 10m Food Grade Hose
  4. Toilet Fluid
  5. Gas Spanner
  6. Grip Mats
  7. Level Up Jumbo 2 Levels and Storage Bag
  8. Clutch Claw in car security
  9. Dinner Set
  10. Cutlery 
  11. Fire Blanket
  12. Fire Extinguisher
  13. Tools 
  14. Spare Bulb Ki
  15. Euro Travel Kit 
  16. Carbon Monoxide Alarm
  17. Smoke Alarm 
  18. Headlamp

Useful Motorhome Manufacturers Links

Useful Motorhome Manufacturers Links

Here is a list of useful motorhome manufacturers links,  if you know of any other links which you think should be included then by all means use the comment form below.

Ace Motorhomes are part of Swift Group

Adria Motorhomes

Autocruise Motorhomes are part of Swift Group

Auto-Sleeper Motorhomes

Auto-Trail Motorhomes

Avondale Motorhomes was dissolved on 30 September 2014

Bailey Motorhomes

Bessacarr Motorhomes are part of Swift Group

Benimar Motorhomes

Bilbos Motorhomes

Burstner Motorhomes

Carado Motorhomes are part of Hymer Group

Chausson Motorhomes

Carthago Motorhomes

CI Motorhomes are part of  Trigano Group

Danbury Motorhomes

Dethleffs Motorhomes

Devon Motorhomes

Elddis Motorhomes

Elnagh Motorhomes

Eura Mobil Motorhomes

Ford Motorhomes

Frankia Motorhomes

Geist Motorhomes

Globecar Motorhomes

Herald Motorhomes taken over by Elddis

Hobby Motorhomes

HomeCar Motorhomes

Holdsworth Motorhomes was dissolved in 1990s

Hymer Motorhomes

Knaus Motorhomes

La Strada Motorhomes

Laika Motorhomes

LDV Motorhomes

Leisuredrive Motorhomes

LMC Motorhomes

Lunar Motorhomes

Machzone Motorhomes ?

McLouis Motorhomes

Mobilvetta Motorhomes

Moncayo Motorhomes

Mooveo Motorhomes

Moto-Trek Motorhomes

Murvi Motorhomes

Niesmann & Bischoff Motorhomes are part of Hymer Group

Nu Venture Motorhomes

Pilote Motorhomes

Pioneer Motorhomes

Rapido Motorhomes I own one a 2007 Rapido 7099 F

Rimor Motorhomes

Roller Team Motorhomes

Romahome Motorhomes

Sea Motorhomes

Swift Motorhomes

Sun Living Motorhomes

Timberland Motorhomes

Trigano Motorhomes

Thor Motorhomes

Vauxhall Motorhomes

VW Motorhomes

Weinsberg Motorhomes

Useful Motorhome Clubs Links

Useful Motorhome Clubs Links

Useful motorhome clubs links if anyone knows of any other useful links then by all means please comment at the bottom.

ACCEO Association of Caravan & Camping Exempted Organisations

Ace Motorhome Owners Club are part of Swift Motorhome Owners Club.

Ace MOC are part of Swift Motorhome Owners Club.

Adventure Dismountable & 5th Wheel Club

Amateur Radio Caravan & Camping Club

American Auto Club (GB)

American RV Club

Auto-Sleepers Owners Club

Auto-Trail Owners Club

Bambi Owners Club

Benimar Owners Club

Bessacarr Owners Club

Buccaneer Owners Club

B├╝rstner UK Owners Club

Campervan & Motorhome Club of Australia

The Camping & Caravanning Club

Caravan and Motorhome Club

Caravanners and Campers Christian Fellowship

Carlight Owners Club

Carthago Owners Club

Classic Campers Club

Club Adria

Compass & Herald Motorhome Club

Compass Owners Club

Dethleffs Owners Club

Dormobile Owners Club

Elddis Owners Club

The Glendale Club

The Good Companions Ralliers Association

Hobby Motorhome Owners Club

Holdsworth Owners Club

Hymer Club UK

Hymer-Club International

IH Motorhome Owners Club

International Caravanning Association

Knaus Owners Club

Laika Club of Great Britain

La Strada Club UK

The Motor Caravanners' Club

The Motorhome Club

Munster Motorhome Club

The New Companions Club

Period Motorcaravan Group

The Phoenix Camping Club

Pilote Owners Association

Rapido Caravan Club

Renault Trafic Motorhome Register

Roma Club

Selfbuild Motor Caravanners Club

Silk Route Motorcaravan Club

Split Screen Van Club

Sprite Motorhome Owners Club

Swift Motorhome Owners Club

Timberland Owners Club

Volkswagen Owners' Camping Club (GB)

Volkswagen Type 2 Owners Club

VW LT Friends

Welsh Globetrotters Club

Winnebago Owners Forum

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