Updated: Dec 8, 2022
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One of the biggest challenges facing anyone planning a long term road trip in a larger van or motorhome is finding places to park.
So when you're considering your van or motorhome, bear in mind that the larger it is, the more difficult parking options will be. It's a no brainer really, but something I myself sort of overlooked!
Fortunately, there are many apps and other options now available to newbies to the vanlife community like me.
Best parking and campsite app for vanlifers
The best I have found to date is an app called Searchforsites. You can check out the website here and download the app on iOS or Android from there. Or simply search your app store for Searchforsites :)
The app contains various types of parking and camping possibilities and other services including:
Overnight parking with services
Overnight parking without services
Off-site parking (layby's etc)
Daytime parking only
Motorway service point
Caravan and Motorhome club sites
Camping and caravanning club sites
This is the most comprehensive parking app I have found so far and I think it's going to be a hard app to beat as really does have all the essentials covered!
Over 12,000 UK parking and camping sites listed
As I write this blog post (26/07/21) there are currently 12,519 sites and locations listed on searchforsites in the UK.
However, the app and website don't only cater for the UK, but Europe also! So if like me, you're planning to travel to Europe also, then this really is the must-have app in your arsenal.
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