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Old 05-26-2012, 03:47 PM   #1
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Should Full hookup pull-through sites be held open for bigger rigs?

Hi, Y'all...

The poll's a yes/no thing...please vote!

And/or:

What are your thoughts about full hookup, pull through sites being used by tentcampers or others that would fit into smaller sites?
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Old 05-26-2012, 03:55 PM   #2
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If you pay for the site it's yours to do what you want. I'll bet at some time someone has bought an adjoining site just to put their dog pen in.
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Old 05-26-2012, 04:16 PM   #3
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Not using more space than you need is a matter of courtesy perhaps, but if all spaces are priced the same then there's no obligation to do so.

BTW I'm not sure what you mean by 'held open'?
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Old 05-26-2012, 04:19 PM   #4
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If they pay for the site they should get it. Just because they cannot afford a $300,000 coach doesn not mean they should not get the site they choose. I have a 39 foot 5er and am 56 foot long hooked up so I could use a large drive thru so I book ahead to be sure I have a space I fit in. They have to pay the same price as us so they should have access to the same sites. Just remember that around the campfire we are all equal
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The Texas state park system ask for rig length then lets the sites go on a first come basis. We had reservation and got in bit after 6PM with one site left in our name. Checked in and got to site and no way we would fit. Three of the large sites were occupied by pop ups and 1 tent camper. The large sites should be held for the larger rigs until a certain time when they will go to smaller rig.

We wound up trying to get our money back and going to private campground that could accommodate us.

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I think they ask about rig length just to qualify whether you can fit into the campground or not, otherwise... first come first served means exactly that. But I've been in the same situation and share your frustration.
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I think they ask about rig length just to qualify whether you can fit into the campground or not, otherwise... first come first served means exactly that. But I've been in the same situation and share your frustration.
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Could never understand why a tenter would even reserve a full hook up site.
Have seen it more often lately in Ohio St. Pks.
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Old 05-26-2012, 04:41 PM   #8
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That tenter's money is just as good as mine.

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NO.........you get what you pay for. Some people don't like to back anything in no matter what the size is. Could this be a case of RV snobbery? Just a thought, how dare those pop up people parking in a pull through site.............how dare them!
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Hi, Y'all...

The poll's a yes/no thing...please vote!

And/or:

What are your thoughts about full hookup, pull through sites being used by tentcampers or others that would fit into smaller sites?

No. First come, first serve. Tent camper money spends just like a high roller money does. The CG owner gets to decide who he rents to. If you don't like his policy, you have the option of rolling on down the road to a CG more to your liking.
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That tenter's money is just as good as mine.

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Not using more space than you need is a matter of courtesy perhaps, but if all spaces are priced the same then there's no obligation to do so.

BTW I'm not sure what you mean by 'held open'?
I did just that, well not the dog pen but paid for my site because it was ultra level and the next one right on the water so we could park the boat and have place for our visitors to park.

I say you pay for the site- big or small. First come first served. We did have a couple folks on bicycles ask if they could throw up a tent as the campground was full. They stayed one night and left the next morning. Nice people.
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Generally, I would say no to this because, after all, it is your site if you reserve it; one of the sites we visit every year will not let tent camper on a drive thru site as a safety factor after dark. Although we are a TV and TT, we are right at 57' OAL; so getting in and out after hours is sometimes a bit of a chore. Nice, long pull thru sites are a welcome site at the end of the day on the road. Another poster mentioned sometime renting adjoining sites for friends parking; let them park at the gate and you go pick them up. Nothing is more futile than to be told everything is full up, when some of the sites are filled with cars that will in most cases be gone by eleven or twelve at night.

You are right, some people do not like to back up anything; and with that,.............
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Maybe they are just trying to keep grandkids, children, parents, and grand parents together for a family outing. In my opinion, it's none of my bizz. Maybe they have six sites in a row rented for a reunion of.....
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