What Is Hipcamp?

Want to go on vacation but don’t know where to start?

Have you heard about Hipcamp? Well, if you are looking for a unique outdoor setting Hipcamp is a growing community of friendly individuals with just the resources you need.

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Hipcamp works with landowners and allows campers, couples, friends, and families looking for a getaway to have access to glamping sites, tent camping sites, RV parks, cabins, and treehouses. Individuals can camp or glamp in national parks, on blueberry farms, in the desert….and the list goes on.

Hipcamp gives land owners an opportunity to earn money when they host nature lovers. They are interested in supporting individuals that care about nature and getting nature lovers in serene and beautiful natural environments.

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What Do You Need to Know About Hipcamp?

Here are some of the things that you should probably know about Hipcamp.

When was Hipcamp founded? Hipcamp was founded in 2013 and has since grown into a resource where individuals look to discover and book unique outdoors stays.

Whom does Hipcamp cater to? Hipcamp caters to individuals who want to discover and book tent camping spaces, treehouses, RV camps as well as land owners who want to rent out these spaces in Australia, the United States, and Canada.

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How Does Hipcamp Work?

We realize that nature lovers and families want to have serene moments where they can just be at one with nature and with one another. The city life can get pretty noisy and the normal routine can get pretty boring. Once in a while individuals want to get away, dump their gadgets, and just have some quiet moments to reflect and relax.

As a nature lover, where do you want to go? What kind of experience are you looking for? Depending on what you are looking for you can make bookings based on the experience you want. Are you looking for tent camping, lake camping, beach camping, a glamping area, or an RV park? Depending on what you are looking for, you can find it on Hipcamp.

While on the Hipcamp website you can begin your search based on a geographical location that is the state or city where you want to have your getaway. Also, there are a variety of national parks to choose from in the different states.

Hipcamp works together with private landowners who want to keep their land underdeveloped and provide space for nature lovers to camp out. As a landowner, you can sign up on the Hipcamp website to offer a camping venue for nature lovers.

“Starting a listing on Hipcamp is not only free but also easy to use!”

As the owner, you have the freedom to set your own pricing, your own set of rules, and a schedule that will allow you to host your visitors when you want. You can set up the payment method that works for you. You can pay via PayPal or direct deposit.

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Can You Make Money With Hipcamp?

Hipcamp works just like Airbnb.

As a consumer looking for the perfect getaway, you go through their website, look for a spot that you like, make a booking, and then make a payment. There are a variety of sites and properties on Hipcamp in different geographical locations and within different price ranges. Visitors have the option of choosing and booking the site or property where they want to have an outdoors getaway depending on their preferences.  

Landowners that are looking to avail their property to campers can earn when they make their property available to them. You can also earn $100 per every referral you make. You will earn $100 after the landowner gets to host their first Hipcamper.

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How Do You Use Hipcamp?

To get started on Hipcamp you do not need acres of land or a high end cabin. You can get started with what you have.

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Is Hipcamp Legal?

Hipcamp is a legal and legit business. Also, we take the issues of liability seriously. As a Hipcamper you know that you will be cared for. We offer an insurance policy of up to one million dollars when a general liability claim occurs. In the rare event that an accident occurs, as a host you know that you are protected. The application process only takes minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequently asked questions and their answers.

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How much can I earn? 

How much you earn will mainly depend on how you have priced your listing. There are Hipcamp hosts that have earned $9000 to $21000 within the first eight months of making us their partner. When charging, you should consider how much the sites near you charge and set your rate within that range. Also, you can add as many listings as you would like and that will give you the flexibility of hosting as much as you would like.

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What happens if you have had a bad experience? 

We have had a few bad experiences, but in fact, most hosts have always spoken well about the Hipcampers that have camped at their sites. In the case where there is a bad experience the individuals will receive clear feedback on the displeasure and in extreme circumstances they will be banned from using Hipcamp for their bookings. To avoid disagreements, set clear and concise rules that the Hipcampers will be able to keep in mind during their stay and checkout.

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Is your land suitable?

 Sure! The Hipcamp property listings range from two acres of land up to thousands of acres. The camping grounds are diverse and they each make for a unique and special experience for visitors.

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What does Hipcamp provide for you as a landowner? 

There are a lot of benefits that come with Hipcamp. Some of the benefits include: a money and tax management system, exclusive hosting resource, access to a community of over 5.5 million people, sometimes professional photography is available (depending on where you are located), and so much more.

If you are a camper looking for a place to have a quiet and serene moment, Hipcamp has a variety of beautiful and breathtaking sites for every nature lover. Take a look today for your next outdoor vacation. Experience up close and personal the beauty of nature in a new and exciting place.

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