Caravans are our second home, right? Or perhaps even our main home if we’re living in it full-time.
So, can we install a phone line in the caravan as well? This question is commonly asked in the caravanning community around the UK. There’s no denying that the internet speed we get on camping grounds is way less than the speed we get at home.
Let’s jump onto the main question, “Can I get a phone line in a caravan?”
Yes, you can install a phone line in your caravan if it’s static. Subject of course to your caravan site of choice allowing this and already having local infrastructure to facilitate it too.
In recent years in the UK, BT has seen exponential growth mainly because of their broadband services. Today, you can get enough speed to stream your favourite shows on Netflix effortlessly, even in rural areas.
In this post, we will discuss some more questions that cross the caravan owners’ minds every now and then. Stay tuned with us to know multiple ways to get high internet speed in your caravan.
How To Get A Phone Line In A Caravan
In most cases, there are no strict requirements for getting a phone line in your caravan. Engineers will come to the site and devise the installation strategy according to the type and location of the caravan.
If your caravan is more than 50 meters away from the main connection, they might set up a telegraph pole. Generally, no additional fee is charged for the installation of this pole.
Typically, BT charges around £130 for a phone line connection. There might be some additional charges depending upon the type of connection you get and the procedure.
Can I Get Broadband Without A Phone Line?
Getting a phone line sounds like a commitment (and potentially a lot of hassle if you’re really remote), and we are not used to promises anymore. Luckily, several options are available on the market that allow you to enjoy broadband without a phone line.
We have a complete guide to this at https://caravanfaqs.com/caravan-utilities/how-to-get-wi-fi-in-a-caravan/
The Internet is no more a luxury; it is a necessity of the modern world. Even while spending holidays or touring, people have to do work or send emails over the internet. The Internet is also a good source of entertainment when the weather isn’t cooperating or when you are tired.
Luckily, you can get a phone line in your static caravan to get a home-like experience. The requirements and charges for installing a phone line in a caravan are similar to home-connection requirements and charges.
If you are looking for other options, a Wi-Fi signal booster is a very good option but only works if there is an internet connection on site. It amplifies the signals and increases their strength that results in a better user experience.
Getting 4G or 5G routers can also be considered because they are pretty practical devices. Not only can you get good signals in rural areas, but you can also carry them anywhere.
For touring caravans, the most efficient and convenient option is to turn on the hotspot option on your cell phone. If you want something unbeatable, then you can get a satellite connection for your caravan.