camperstop or camper contact?

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  1. mick noe

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    beginning to start to plan for our retirement traveling and am confused about camperstop and camper contact get both or are they much the same? your thoughts please. We have all the aires books do I even need more?
     
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    I have the Campercontact app but the reviews are in the language of the person submitting the review, its handy if you dont have internet access but I can view the reviews in English online. I don't have either book unfortunately but thought this might help.
     
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    We use campercontact (both the app and online editions) almost exclusively.

    Find the area, click the best aire, click show in google maps, click drive icon and off you go.

    No books, satnav, or hassle.
     
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    After trial and error have stuck to Campercontact, searchforsites & the POI from searchforsites downloaded to maps me.
     
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    Use both.....why not:)
     
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    You seem to pretty well have it covered, but if you have an android device, we have found this one brilliant, not top heavy with stuff you don't want to know but if you are somewhere in France just kick this app up and it will tell you where all the Aires are nearby, we have used it three years now and it's never let us down, it does cost £1.19 I know but it was one of the first things we tried after seeing it advertised on a water Bourne somewhere in France , we have tried all the others which admittedly are better for planning but always go back to this little gem when we want to find an aire on the ground, works offline too.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.tbag.aires&hl=en_GB
     
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    Camper Contact is all we use. Download the app to TomTom or Garmin sat nav. It takes you straight to the sight. We have all the Aires book to have a look sometimes - if it's in there!!
     
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    We use the camper contact app. We also have the French edition of the big complete guide to motorhome Aires in Europe (Facile media and available in n several languages). There are good places in one that aren't in the other, so they complement each other quite well.

    If it was only one it would be the camper contact app.

    Dave
     
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    No books
    No road atlases
    Just Campercontact and Google maps

    If it isn't in Campercontact it's probably not worth going there
     
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    We have the Camperstop book which is great to flick through and find some Aires as we plan the trip, also use the camper contact app which is really good and has other sites like wineries, farms etc not on CS.
     
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    Using both on our trip works best on an android, got of line versions but only works correctly when on line on my iPad
     
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    If it isn't in Camper Contact there will be more room won't be overrun with Dutch.:D
     
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    thats a very clogistic remark for someone who spends soooooo much time on campsites
     
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