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Fulltime Families Family Friendly Campground Directory Boasts over 340 Campgrounds

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The FtF Family Friendly Campground Directory now contains over 340 campgrounds who will waive the “kid tax” (additional person fee) for Fulltime Families Members, nationwide.

Look for this plaque at Family Friendly Campgrounds across the country

The Family Friendly initiative was started two years ago, in an effort to keep camping affordable for families.  Many times a nightly rate can soar to an additional 25% – 50% when campgrounds charge separately for over two occupants.  The FtF Family Friendly Campground Directory seeks to connect families to the independent campgrounds across the country who value their business and are willing to waive any additional fees.

Chris Savory – FtF Lifetime Member with family of 7
I have to admit I was a little skeptical at first about the FtF campground directory. Not that it wasn’t a good idea, but that we wouldn’t use very much since we usually stay at a lot of Thousand Trails.

However this month we are in a state that has no TT and I was having trouble finding anything under 700 for a month. Finally I was about to give up and then I checked the FtF campground directory. Found one that was about 10 miles farther out from where I was looking so no big deal there. I called and the guy told me it was 450 + 70 flat for electricity. That’s not terribly bad for us.

Then I asked him about any extra costs and he asked how many people we had. I told him 7 and he said one moment let me calculate your extra costs (the charged for anything over 4 people). I told him that I was a FtF member and he quickly said there was no extra charges for us.

So now that I just saved $150 at this campground I’m a believer in the FtF campground directory!!

Thanks Fulltime Families!!

 

Here are this month’s newest FtF Family Friendly Certified Campgrounds

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FtF Family Friendly Certified Campgrounds are campgrounds that your family will thoroughly enjoy!  These pioneers in the campground industry, value your family and your business.  They welcome your children and look forward to your visit.

These are the latest campgrounds who have also agreed to waive any additional per person fee (kid tax) for all Fulltime Families Members in good standing (annual, lifetime, charter).   If you are not currently an FtF Member, please consider joining to take advantage of this money saving program: Click here to Join Now.

Please bookmark this page, as we are adding campgrounds to this directory daily!

You will need to present your membership card to access this discount.  Click here to print it: https://www.fulltimefamilies.com/print-your-membership-card/

To see the entire directory on a map, visit https://www.fulltimefamilies.com/familiyfriendlycampgrounds/

To see the entire directory on a map, visit https://www.fulltimefamilies.com/familiyfriendlycampgrounds/

Campground Owners Get in on this Free Advertising

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Escapees-LogoEscapees Discount Park Program
Nearly 60,000 Escapees RV Club members want to stay at your campground — and they will when you join the Escapees Discount Parks Program for FREE.
The Escapees discount program is a unique way for RV parks to offer daily-rate discounts of 15-percent to 50-percent directly to Escapees RV Club members. In return, Escapees RV Club offers participating parks — at no charge — a listing in the travel guide that’s sent to each Escapees member and a listing in our online Park Locator (www.escapees.com/parklocator).

This is truly a win-win arrangement for participating parks and Escapees RV Club.
Escapees Discount Parks are commercial campgrounds, like yours, that promise to offer Escapees RV Club members a discount on full or partial hookups. Almost 1,000 parks already participate in this program. By offering a minimum discount of 15 percent and agreeing to prominently display the Escapees logo and Escapees brochures, you too can receive:

  • FREE listing in Escapees Travel Guide (received by nearly 60,000 members)
  • FREE listing on the Escapees Website (over a million hits per month!)
  • FREE listing in our online Park Locator with turn by turn directions
  • FREE link to your website from ours, www.escapees.com/parklocator

Parks that offer Escapees RV Club members the same 50 percent discount offered to members of other discount camping clubs will also receive:

  • Attention-getting boxed listing in Escapees Travel Guide
  • FREE enrollment in Escapees commercial member program
  • Discounts on advertising opportunities in Escapees publications
  • Tap into the Escapees RV Club to give your park special access to a strong and faithful network of RVers.

The Escapees RV Club was established in 1978 and continues to attract thousands of new RV travelers, retirees, snowbirds, and working full-timers and is now one of the largest support networks for RVers in the world.
If you would like to participate in the program and increase the traffic to your park, complete the form below and mail it to:
Escapees RV Club
Discount Parks Coordinator
100 Rainbow Dr.
Livingston, TX 77351

You may also fax a copy to 936-327-4388.

Become an Escapee Discount Park Form:
https://www.escapees.com/Parking/TravelGuide/Docs/105-PromoteYourCG-0113.pdf
To receive free copies of our brochure, or if you have any questions about the program, please contact us at 888-757-2582 or e-mail discountparks@escapees.com.

FtF Builds Directory of Family Friendly Certified Campgrounds

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When you pull into a campground, do you sometimes get that uneasy feeling that your family, and specifically your kids aren’t welcome?  Have you ever pulled in to what you thought was a $30 per night site, only to find that with the “additional person fees” (sometimes referred to by family campers as a “kid tax”)  your rate will be $50 or more for the night!

You Asked For..

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a dedicated directory of campgrounds that welcome your family and appreciate your camping dollars.  Wouldn’t it be awesome to have a list of nationwide campgrounds that are kid friendly? Campgrounds that are safe?  Campgrounds that have accessible wifi? Campgrounds that have amenities for your children?

After months of asking our members what mattered most when choosing a campground you told us and we have built all those features into our directory.

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Who can be an FtF Family Friendly Certified Campground?

FtF Family Friendly Certified Campgrounds are campgrounds that your family will thoroughly enjoy!  These pioneers in the campground industry, value your family and your business.  They welcome your children and look forward to your visit.

These campgrounds also have agreed to waive any additional per person fee (kid tax) for all Fulltime Families Members in good standing (annual, lifetime, charter).   If you are not currently an FtF Member, please consider joining to take advantage of this money saving program: Click here to Join Now.

You can see the listings here.

How can you help?

If you know of a campground that should be in the directory, please send the name and state to kimberly@fulltimefamilies.com

Submission Accepted: FtF Family Friendly Campground Directory

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FamilyFreindlyCertifiedThank you for applying to the FtF Family Friendly Campground Directory.  We look forward to sending families your way!  A representative will be calling you shortly to finalize your application and get your directory listing set up.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us at 561-376-5990 or email info@fulltimefamilies.com.

 

 

 

Passport America App Update for Android Now Available

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NEW – Passport America App for Android (TM) Update – Available Now!

Our partner, Passport America is happy to announce that the new update for Android(TM) is now available. If you already have the PA app, just look for it in the My Apps section of the Google Play Store to install the update. If you are not seeing the update, click here to download from Google Play* or click here to download for Kindle Fire* (added to Amazon 05/13/14).
 
From Passport America:
We greatly appreciate all your feedback since the last update. You have helped us tremendously and we look forward to adding more features in the very near future. 
Here is a list of new and enhanced features:

  • Location based campground search that allows you to specify the distance radius. 
  • View campgrounds in each state on a map or in a list.
  • New sorting features to make finding a Passport America Participating Campground even easier!
  • Search from anywhere in the app.
  • Campground Photos load faster and are available right on the campground page (no longer have to press a button to view photos).
  • Unlimited favorites! Favorites are now accessible from the side menu.  
  • Add notes to any campground and access them from the side menu.
  • Turn by turn navigation directly to any campground.

Click Here to see some examples to help you to easily start taking advantage of the new features.

…and remember, Fulltime Families Members receive exclusive savings when purchasing a Passport America Membership!

 

 

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