The moment has arrived. Your expected road trip through Spain and Portugal has arrived. Now is the moment to decide what you have to bring and what you don’t have to. Of course it will depend of the type of trip that you are going to do. In addition, if you are going to rent a campervan, it’s really important to know every details that your rent includes. This will help us to save time and money.
Remember that the best advantage is the timetable. We don’t have hotels with breakfast time, closed routes with obligatory times, we don’t have neither to leave the room in a specific moment, etc. Because of this, it is really important to close all the places where we are going to overnight. Although, we sometimes may do some changes, it is better to have every details close to avoid last moment surprises.
The roads map is another important details in our trip. It is advisable to know every tour and have planed all the tolls that we are going to cross, over all if they are foreign. Navigators are often update constantly. Be also sure that your GPS is updated.
It is important to know our water reserves. When you hire a campervan, they usually give you all the details. Because of this you have to plan to the time when you need to stop in camping or services area and to provide your vehicle with potable water.
Nowadays there are many types of apps and of course also some focus on camper van trips. They are apps that help us to find places to overnight, campigns, parkings. Additionally, you will be able to find many apps which will help you to discover places to eat, drink, relax…
If you rent a camper in Spain or Portugal, this will have all the document but you mustn’t forget to bring your own personal paperwork as medical card, personal identification card, etc. Other EU countries recognize the driving license, but not the temporally one. Because of this, be sure to have all document updated.
It is very important also to bring a first aid kit with basic medications as bandage, painkiller, disinfectant…as in repellent, pills for the sickness, etc.
To sum up, don’t forget all indispensable details to be able to have an enjoying day in one of the best beaches of the coast. If you are going to do a surftrip, there are some details that we don’t have to forget in order not to stay in the seashore seeing how others enjoy great waves.
Wax and Comb
If you are going to spend a big part of the time with the waves, it is really important not to forget the wax and its comb. It is fundamental not to slip from the board.
You can’t neither forget a second leash. Sometimes it can be broken because of the sea strength or a bad use of it. Avoid taking risk and always carry a second one.
The sun cream is another fundamental detail. It doesn’t worth the season of the year when we do our trip or even if it is cloudy. In the water, the sun reflects more and, if you are going to stay hours there, it is better to do it is a safe way.
We cannot miss the neoprene even if you are surfing in summer. Even in that season it is advisable wearing a short suit or any spandex which can protect us of the board scratch.Related posts: