Taking your family on beautiful summer caravan park holidays can be a great experience to share. While you are staying in the caravan park you may come across an Onsite Caravan for Sale and want to investigate further. On the Australia east coast there are Permanent On-Site Caravan Sites in NSW, QLD and Victoria. The most popular locations are within 1-2 hours of the major cities and also on a coastal locations so that families can enjoy the outdoor activities.
The great benefit of an Onsite Caravan is that you do not need tow your caravan from home to holiday spot each time you want to go away for the weekend. Don’t worry about packing a car full of the assorted holiday toys and accessories. If you find an Onsite Caravan for Sale that you like you can store all these items inside. Having your own affordable holiday home can also allow you to invite friends and family to come stay and enjoy the caravan park together.
With Australia’s harsh summer you may be looking for an Onsite Caravan for Sale that is a cool sanctuary and not a steamy place where you cannot breath. Here are some tips to keep your Caravan Park holiday home as cool as possible.
Restrict the Sun Exposure
If it’s a super-hot day and the sun is relentless then make sure the blinds and curtains are drawn. Not allowing the intense sun rays to come in will help the air inside keep cooler. Look for an Onsite Caravan for Sale that has nice windows and if you see existing blinds and curtains, ask the seller if they will be including these in the sale.
Many people think that insulation is just for winter periods to keep your room warm but insulation also helps during summer months to keep areas cool. Most modern Caravans have proper insulation however your Onsite Caravan may have been built some time ago and may have no insulation or bad quality insulation. Look for Onsite Caravans for Sale that have existing insulation or perhaps Onsite Caravans that look like it will be relatively easy to install insulation in the walls and ceiling.
The reason Caravans can get stuffy while you are outside is because the windows and doors are shut and the air is not moving around. To help keep your Onsite Caravan cool start with giving plenty of ventilation. Open your Caravans windows and door to ensure that the air cannot get trapped. One important thing to keep in mind is that you may be in an area that has plenty of insects and you need to ensure you have good protection if you plan to keep windows and your door open. Look for an Onsite Caravan for sale that has flyscreen’s on your windows and a flyscreen door.
Many Onsite Caravans for Sale may have full functioning kitchens and this may be an attractive aspect for you and your family. One thing to keep in mind is that ovens and stovetops can make your Onsite Caravan stuffy. It’s a good idea to try to keep a lot of the cooking outdoors during the really hot months. Consider Onsite Caravans for Sale that have space for outdoor cooking equipment. Investigate mobile BBQ’s or if there is a Caravan Park BBQ nearby even better.
Location in the Park
If there are many Onsite Caravans for Sale available, look for Onsite Caravans that have some natural shade that can give your Van protection when the sun is beating down. Perhaps you are viewing Onsite Caravans during the winter months but when reviewing the onsite vans pros and cons think about the tree shade for when the summer comes around.
If all else fails and the Caravan is like a heated oven, then consider investing in air-conditioning or fans to help circulate the internal air. There are units that are suited specifically for Caravans. They will use less electricity and be great for small Caravan living areas.
There are Permanent On-site Caravan Sites in NSW, QLD and Victoria. If you are interested in looking in Onsite Caravans for Sale, check out www.holidaylife.com.au.
Julian Rembrandt has spent the last 10 years in the hotel industry across Australia and Asia. Permanent Onsite Caravans have been around for many decades but the knowledge about how to make the right purchase decision has been limited. Julian helps to educate people on the best ways to go about owning an Onsite Caravan. Julian Rembrandt owns and operates Holidaylife.com.au, a listing site for Onsite Caravan for Sale.