What makes a town RV Friendly?
An RV Friendly Town in Australia is one that meets a set of specific guidelines to ensure it can provide visitors with a certain level of amenities and services. In meeting this criteria, the town earns the right to display an RVFT sign and provide visitors with a degree of confidence that visitors will know exactly what to expect. The basic amenities and services that need to be provided are as follows:
- Provision of suitable parking within the town centre.
- Access to a shopping area for groceries and fresh fruit & vegtables rtc,.
- Provision of short-term, low-cost overnight parking of typically 24-48 hours duration for fully self-contained recreational vehicles.
- Access to potable water.
- Access to a free dump point at an appropriate location within close proximity to the RV stop.
- Longer-term parking for self-contained RVs.
- Access to medical facilities, including an appropriate department or equivalent.
- Access to a pharmacy.
- Access to a Visitor Information Centre
- The Visitor Information Services can provide a map showing essential and desirable facilities, such as short- and long-term parking areas, dump point and potable water.
- RV Friendly Town signs clearly visible within the town precinct.