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Seasonal pitch 2 months 3 days ago #466878

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Hi everyone. I'm new to caravanning so need advice please. Looking into a seasonal pitch in Kent to live in whilst I'm studying at University. The seasonal cost is £3600 but the site says I can't live in it unless I pay £25 per night, this seems a bit excessive, are there's any ways round this please? Any advice would be great. Thanks
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Seasonal pitch 2 months 3 days ago #466890

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Welcome to the forum Bluedogs :)

Is this for a static or touring caravan?

Either way I would be looking for a different location\site.

£3600.00 divide by 52 weeks = £69.20 per week
£25.00 X 7 nights = £175.00 per week
Total = £242.20 per week, a ridiculous amount in my view.
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Seasonal pitch 2 months 3 days ago #466898

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Thanks Anseo for the welcome. I didn't make myself clear sorry, it's either £3600 seasonal but I can't live in it other than 2/3 nights per week maximum. Or £25 per night which as you say is £175 per week and then I can live in it. It's a tourer with awning. I was under the assumption that seasonal you could stay year round. Cheers
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Seasonal pitch 2 months 3 days ago #466899

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Hi Bluedogs, welcome to the forum.
The price still seems excessive, why not place an advert in the local free newspaper setting out your requirements?
You never know, a farmer or small site owner may respond with a better offer. ;)
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Seasonal pitch 2 months 3 days ago #466900

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Thanks Parksy, good idea but I was looking for something more secure with CCTV etc..
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Seasonal pitch 2 months 3 days ago #466911

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You might be surprised at the security in farms and small 5 van sites. Seasonal tourer sites are generally not licensed for full time residential use. However 2 to 3 nights a week is a bit mean, we can stay for moe nights on our seasonal but it cannot be our main place of residence.
If you can find a farm and offer to do a bit of work for the farmer in between studies, you might find a better deal.
Good luck
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Seasonal pitch 2 months 11 hours ago #467061

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The terms look ridiculous but if you do not like them you have the right to refuse. Not sure who takes them up but they must be idiots.
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Seasonal pitch 1 month 4 weeks ago #467085

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If its a touring site, then seasonal caravans should not be allowed at all.
Touring sites, as the name suggests, are for TOURERS!

It's better in a Royale!
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Seasonal pitch 1 month 4 weeks ago #467092

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emmerson wrote:
If its a touring site, then seasonal caravans should not be allowed at all.
Touring sites, as the name suggests, are for TOURERS!

What is your greif with seasonal caravanners or sites that allow them?
Unless I use quotes, All advice and opinions given are my own and are given in good faith. Never act on anything you read on a forum unless you can validate and verify its source and content.
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Seasonal pitch 1 month 4 weeks ago #467093

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We go onto sites where there are seasonal caravans and motorhomes and unless you look closely you would be hard pressed to discern any difference between touring outfits and seasonals. On some serviced pitches you see a better class of external plumbing ( :evil: ) and that the outfit isn't being lived in is given away by the way kit is placed/stored or no EHU cable.

But why shouldn't folks have seasonals? There are a myriad of reasons why some go for seasonal pitches viz: work commitments, health issues, family commitments, towing and tow car, age related problems, etc. Not everyone can just pack up and romp off into the blue yonder. Chance would be a fine thing though. So if folks just want to continue to enjoy their hobby just let them
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