Going on a road trip for vacation is always a lot of fun, but it can be even more exciting to get to do it in a foreign country. When people think about using an RV for going on a road trip, they usually envision it being somewhere across the United States. However, Europeans are up to par with road trips in America, and they have made it easier for you to get a similar experience abroad. Here is some information that you might convince you to consider doing an international RV road trip.
If you are interested in renting an RV in Europe, there are lots of companies to choose from. Instead of having to rent a car and hotel room as you travel, you can have it all bundled together. Exploring one or more countries may be the best way to get a view of something new, too. Usually, once you find an RV that you want to rent it will likely be available near all major airports. The best thing to do is take some time to do a little research to compare prices. Like anywhere else, there will be better and worse deals as you check out different rental companies. In order to complete the process, you will have to have a valid driver’s license and only in some cases will you need an international driving permit.
Deciding on where to go might be the hardest thing to figure out. There are resources available to you that can help you plan out a route, and this would be the best way to see multiple countries. A popular path is to start somewhere in the British territory and travel through Sprain, France, Germany and then further. If you time things right, you might be able to experience many different kinds of cultural events. It won’t be hard to drive from country to country as these countries are familiar with how popular RV travel is with tourists, so that will not be a problem. In fact, there are so many branches of RV rental services that you could even plan to arrive in one country and leave from another. If you choose to rent your RV from one of the locations near an international airport, this will be an especially easy process.
All throughout Europe there are plenty of campsites in every country. Most of them use the same set up for sites like they do in the United States, so you should be able to have access to electricity, water, sewage and even Internet fairly easily. Remember that if you are bringing a lot of mobile or personal electric devices with you on your trip you will have to find an electric socket converter. Before you leave home, give the rental company a call and ask them what type of converter you will need to run your appliances, and then purchase them ahead of time. While you can buy them wherever you are going, it is often much cheaper to get them online.
It is also important to keep in mind that driving in other countries won’t necessarily be the same as it is in the United States. Be sure to look up what the traffic laws are and know that they do have strict drinking and driving laws. Perhaps a good way to keep track of the laws would be to research them and then write them down to take with you.
Written by the staff at Quality RV. Quality RV is one of the top RV Dealers that the state of Missouri has to offer. They service the whole state including St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia and the Lake of the Ozarks.