Friday 17th May 2013: The Irish Caravan and Camping Council (ICC) has launched Camping Key Europe, the largest camping benefits scheme in Europe. The card, which is recognised by over 2,500 parks across 20 countries, offers holders great discounts at visitor centres, tourist attractions, camping parks and ferries at home and abroad.
The Camping Key Europe cards are now available on-line through www.camping-ireland.ie for €16. The cards can be used in all ICC member parks as well as being used to avail of discounts and special offers.
Apart from money saving offer, additional benefits of the Camping Key Europe card include:
· The new card acts as a valid ID for camping parks, carrying your personal details in print and digital format, including passport and ID number. So there’s no need to leave your passport behind reception anymore.
· Using your Camping Key Europe allows easy check-in to over 2,500 parks across the continent as well as discounts of at least 20 per cent, even during high season.
· With Camping Key Europe, the card holder, along with up to six travelling companions, are covered by third-party liability insurance as well as being covered by accident insurance while staying at any of the participating parks.
· As well as discounts at participating parks, there are a large number of extra special offers available such as discounts on ferry crossings, local attractions and activities.
Con Quill, chairperson of the ICC, said: “Offering great savings at member parks and plenty of other benefits, the Camping Key Europe card is a must-have for anyone thinking of going on a caravan or camping holiday this year.”
The ICC is also inviting additional partners and local businesses to sign up to the scheme to maximise opportunities during over the summer season.
Quill commented: “The scheme is a risk-free marketing opportunity to attract customers over the summer and has proven to increase footfall in other European countries. We’re inviting businesses associated with tourism to come on-board, from outdoor adventure centres to museums, theatres and restaurants. There is no cost to joining the scheme; the only prerequisite is that the special offer is agreed with us in advance.”
The Camping Key Europe card is valid for one year from the date of issue. More information on the benefits is available at www.campingkeyeurope.com. Any business interested in signing up its special offer should visit www.camping-ireland.ie.