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  1. glenn2926

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    hi all, We are going to Spain and Portugal for January and February. I will be getting the relevant Aires books but thinking about getting the acsi card. What do the collective think? Does the acsi card run January to December or is it 12 months from when you buy it?
     
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    New ones come out in December they are good value(y)
     
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    I found it good value when I used it but I'd check the number of sites open in Jan and Feb to make it worth your while. It runs from Jan-Dec except high season.
     
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    Get it.
     
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    3 or 4 nights on sites at ACSI rates will cover the cost of joining - would definitely recommend you get it.
     
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    There are lots of sites open
     
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    You will save the cost of the card many times over if u r away for two months

    We use ours all the time

    We have been on sites for 18e and the neighbour has been paying 28e
     
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    Yes it's well worth it.
     
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    Another vote for the ACSI guidebooks and discount card. Has to be renewed each year and, as already mentioned the scheme runs from January to December, excluding peak season.

    Should be plenty of places open in Spain.
     
  11. Robert Clark

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    You don't need any out of date books or ACSI cards when visiting Spain or Portugal
    Campercontact (website or app) has more Aires and Camperstops than any book.
    I never leave home without it
     
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    But surely, without the ACSI card you don't get the ACSI prices?

    Showing a Camperstops app on your phone/tablet at an ACSI campsite reception doesn't do much :)

    If you like to stay on sites rather than aires then, as said before many times, you can save the cost of the book/card in just a couple of nights.
     
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    Glenn2926 You only need ONE aires book that's the CAMPERSTOP Europe.

    colyboy
     
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    In Spain and Portugal there are so many good Aires and Camperstops, you don't need to rely on overpriced Campsites,
    An example of this is Camperstop Totana - €7 euro a night
     
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    Hi.
    In Portugal,there are Municipal sites,and Orbitur,Municipal does discounts off season,and Orbitur,if a member (Like ASCI),you get discounts for various seasons. Worth checking these out,but in the Northern two thirds of Portugal,as long as you use common sense,Free/Wild camping outside of towns is very easy,however,a bit of string,or a very basic picket gate across an area,means the land is private.
    The "Snow birds" will tell you about the best hide aways in the bottom third....Enjoy.

    Tea Bag
     
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    Thanks for all the replies so far. I have camper stop and camper contact but we like to have a week or so on a site every so often and wondered whether acsi was worth having. It would seem it is.
    Thanks again for the help.
     
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    Is that not the price without electric?

    January - you might want the heating etc on
     
  18. Big Nick

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    How long does the card take to come in practice (website says 12 working days)?

    Think I've left it too late as we go on the 11th!!
     
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    I've just paid 15 euros a night today down Bordeaux way:france: with acsi newbies on the same site I've just spoken to no acsi are paying 20 for the next pitch and its further away from the water tap:)
     
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    Its a must(y)
     
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