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15 Aug 2019 @ 17:43:21 pm
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Shouldn’t free Wi-Fi ( say 250mb per day as per most hotels) be standard on camping sites or it will encourage more gadgets use or should be available at certain hotspots ( close to reception office, swimming pool etc ) or simple buying a Wi-Fi voucher the best solution?

What is your take on camping and free Wi-Fi?

 

 

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15 Aug 2019 @ 19:45:37 pm
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Free WiFi don't come free.

It will result in higher rates for all. Even for campers not using this.

At last !!!!
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15 Aug 2019 @ 20:37:47 pm
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Ons het al by 2plekke wifi ervaar....Karridene en Drakensville.

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15 Aug 2019 @ 20:49:19 pm
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I’d be happy to pay for WiFi. 3G is very poor at most camping spots that we go to.

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15 Aug 2019 @ 21:09:02 pm
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In all the hotels where I stayed wifi is available as part of the room rate.  This is the  norm.  The hotel will loose clients if is not like that.  And the wifi speed is adequate for me to whatch NETFLIX.

The TV in the rooms can even accomodate games and so on.  The games over the inermet is common.

ONLY SA THAT IS WAY BEHIND.  Or rather only the South Africans that will drain every last bit of money where ever they can.  

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15 Aug 2019 @ 21:22:08 pm
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Hotel in Edinburgh (Skotland) betaal  n mens ekstra vir Wi Fi   

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15 Aug 2019 @ 21:49:12 pm
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Due to poor data at a lot of places I would pay for 2mb or faster. With most resorts already having some kind of wifi I am sure it won't cost a lot to provide a hot spot like at reception or the shop. Once of to get things set up to restrict abuse and 250MB per day does seem very reasonable as a free allocation.

If sports bars and pubs can provide it for free surely camps can also. 

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16 Aug 2019 @ 05:41:45 am
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Wifi is available at ATKV Resorts like Eiland and Klein Kariba.  But the speed is limited so Internet browsing is possible but for something like live streaming you will just frustrate yourself.

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16 Aug 2019 @ 05:49:11 am
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Die probleem met wifi in n kamp is.....die kinders speel nie. Gesien by Drakensville...hang op hul fone, maar was toe beperk tot 2 ure per persoon. 

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16 Aug 2019 @ 05:56:09 am
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Dis maar die euwel van die computer era waarin ons leef.  Dit gaan nog seker in 'n mate lei tot die een of ander menslike disfunksie in die toekoms of die een of ander mediese toestand.

Gelukkig iets wat die dokters moet sukkel mee daai tyd. Dan behoort ek nie meer daar te wees en oor so iets te worry nie.

Ha ha ha ha

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16 Aug 2019 @ 06:20:41 am
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Die probleem met wifi in n kamp is.....die kinders speel nie. Gesien by Drakensville...hang op hul fone, maar was toe beperk tot 2 ure per persoon. 

Dis maar die euwel van die computer era waarin ons leef.  Dit gaan nog seker in 'n mate lei tot die een of ander menslike disfunksie in die toekoms of die een of ander mediese toestand.

Gelukkig iets wat die dokters moet sukkel mee daai tyd. Dan behoort ek nie meer daar te wees en oor so iets te worry nie.

Ha ha ha ha

Ek is seker al outyds om dit nie as speel te sien nie.....dis seker maar die rigting wat "speel" in beweeg. 

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16 Aug 2019 @ 06:21:30 am
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Die probleem met wifi in n kamp is.....die kinders speel nie. Gesien by Drakensville...hang op hul fone, maar was toe beperk tot 2 ure per persoon. 

my thoughts as well hence the limitation and the same time we need to embrace technology. I have seen people dining, where a conversation is non existing, everyone is glued to their phone. 

 

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16 Aug 2019 @ 06:40:59 am
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my thoughts as well hence the limitation and the same time we need to embrace technology. I have seen people dining, where a conversation is non existing, everyone is glued to their phone. 

 

Probably chatting with one another over the phone because they can't do it directly.

Ha ha ha ha

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16 Aug 2019 @ 07:54:39 am
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I go camping to get away from all the electronic noise.

No cellphones, no WiFi, no laptops, no TV.

Different strokes for different folks, I guess.

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16 Aug 2019 @ 09:13:33 am
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Stem ek kom weg van cell fone en laptops en dies meer, genoeg van dit by werk,kamp wil ek natuur geniet.

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16 Aug 2019 @ 09:51:07 am
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I go camping to get away from all the electronic noise.

No cellphones, no WiFi, no laptops, no TV.

Different strokes for different folks, I guess.

Dis mos hoekom Kamp daar is, weg van die daaglikse geraas en tegnologie en ek van die bos geniet, stil en rustig. 

 

 

As jy wil he jou drome moet waar word, moet jy eers wakker word.

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16 Aug 2019 @ 09:55:43 am
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Stem ook saam, mens kamp om reeds weg te kom van die huis en werks dinge. So wi-fi is nie nodig as mens kamp nie

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16 Aug 2019 @ 10:15:02 am
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Neewat, kampe kan myns insiens maar wifi uitlaat.  As ons kamp, het ons die geleentheid om weer te gesels, speletjies ( op die tyafel, nie op rekenaar nie) te speel en baie te lees.  Dit is wel nodig om by te hou met eposse en kleiner internettake, maar as daar nie ontvangs is nie, is dit ook nie 'n probleem nie.  Ons laat al seker naby 40 jaar ons TV tuis as ons met vakansie is- die vakansie moet tog anders wees as om tuis te bly.

Ons maak in elkgeval nooit van gratis hotel wifi gebruik nie.  Daar is mos genoeg vermaak op die TV in die kamer as jy dit nodig het en ek is ook maar skrikkerig oor die veiligheid van sulke netwerke.  Ek het mos my eie modem wat saam toer.

Het is beter rijk te leven dan rijk te sterven
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16 Aug 2019 @ 10:25:13 am
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I go camping to get away from all the electronic noise.

No cellphones, no WiFi, no laptops, no TV.

Different strokes for different folks, I guess.

One vote for president of camping affairs. 

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16 Aug 2019 @ 10:38:36 am
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Shouldn’t free Wi-Fi ( say 250mb per day as per most hotels) be standard on camping sites or it will encourage more gadgets use or should be available at certain hotspots ( close to reception office, swimming pool etc ) or simple buying a Wi-Fi voucher the best solution?

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16 Aug 2019 @ 16:04:00 pm
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Nothing is free.....

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17 Aug 2019 @ 06:52:14 am
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Ek was laas naweek by Crystal Springs. Ons het baie rond gery. My kamera saam geneem.

Selfoon was altyd in die kar. Ek het hom daar gelos al neem hy dalk beter fotos.

Sy doel was vir as ek verdwaal😁 of moeilikheid het. Dis al.

As jy kamp is dit n probleem. Waar steek jy die selfoon, laptop od Disprin (tablet) weg?? 

Nee wat, as jy kinders of kleinkinders het en jy wil kamp....los die goete. Dis mos familie tyd dan.

At last !!!!
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17 Aug 2019 @ 06:56:41 am
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Terloops as die goed so belangrik in jou lewe is kan jy mos maar by die huis bly, n Kamp program op TV download, almal sit in die sitkamer en speel op hul fone. Niemand kyk wat aangaan nie.....dis dieselfde effek net goedkoper🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

At last !!!!
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17 Aug 2019 @ 13:25:33 pm
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Well whether we like it or not it is important in our lives. it has become part of our lives. This is the 21st century not 1910. Even the way we camp has changed. I lend an ear on how it used to be but nobody is going to dictate to me how it should be done. Despite the use of mobile phone and tv's at camp my wife and I still enjoy long conversations. laughing

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17 Aug 2019 @ 14:52:01 pm
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Sommige het tegnologie nodig vir besigheid, ofskoon afgetree en baie kamp.

Gratis wifi as vinnig genoeg, spaar my data kostes.

As nie wifi, gebruik ek eie data om te doen wat ek elke maandeinde moet doen vir besigheid.

Lees ook tydskrifte, koerant en internet inligting om op datum te bly. Google is uitstekende navorsingsbron vir inligting van watter aard ookal.

Het nie tv nie en wil dit ook nie hê nie.

As kleinkinders kom saamkamp, plaas ons 'n beperking op elektroniese gebruik.

Hulle 'jol' darem met ander maats gedurende die dag.

Jesus saves all who do the will of the Father Matt 7:21-23
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17 Aug 2019 @ 16:43:37 pm
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Terloops as die goed so belangrik in jou lewe is kan jy mos maar by die huis bly, n Kamp program op TV download, almal sit in die sitkamer en speel op hul fone. Niemand kyk wat aangaan nie.....dis dieselfde effek net goedkoper🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Nee wat - ek kamp lekker met my 'gadgets'. Hier by Eiland Spa is gratis WiFi, maar hier waar ek staan kan ek dit nie gebruik nie tensy ek met my toerusting na die winkel se kant toe stap. Ek gebruik dus my eie data. Om vir 5 maande van die huis weg te wees, is kommunikasie, hetsy per selfoon, e-pos, internet ens. nogal nodig. Ek ontvang my munisipale rekening en dié van tuindienste per e-pos en betaal dit per EFT. Ek lees daagliks my koerant (Netwerk24) op die internet. Ek doen nie my banksake op gratis WiFi dienste nie. Maar om hierdie forum te kan lees is nogals handig as die WiFi gratis is. Vir ons langkampers is dit nogal 'n bonus - alhoewel maar klein.

En wat die TV aanbetref - ek gebruik dit as ek lank kamp op 'n plek (soos hier by Eiland Spa). Alhoewel ons bitter min kyk, is dit darem lekker om sekere uitsendings, o.a. rugby en Wimbledon te kyk. Die maand en 'n half wat ons gedurende Mei en die eerste helfte van Junie in die wildtuin was, was my TV nie "opgeslaan" nie.

Vir drie maande is Eiland Spa my huis. Daarom gebruik ek tegnologie hier net soos wat ek dit by my huis sou gebruik. Ek's afgetree, maar nie uitgetree nie - en het moderne kommunikasie nodig vir my besigheid.

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23 Aug 2019 @ 15:22:10 pm
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ek is eerder by beter dekking deur die selfoonmaatskappye.  gratis WiFi is 'n uitvloeisel van swak selfoondekking.

ek is by Proffie vir hoekom ek datadienste gebruik as ek kamp - maar gratis WiFi kos baie geld (vir die eienaar van die kampgronde).

Wat ek sien gebeur is dat die eienaar kostes aangaan vir betroubare datadienste via WISP of soortgelyk, maar de koste is hoog en bandwydte heeltemal te min vir die hordes op vakansie oor naweke.

dus, gratis WiFi by kampterreine gaan baie duur wees, of jy gaan begin advertensies kry as jy inteken ...

 

die situasie gebring met trots deur die verskeie onbeholpe staatsdepartemente.

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23 Aug 2019 @ 15:58:04 pm
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Ek glo weer wifi het baie goedkoop geraak. Ja groot oorde kan wel 'n probleem he met bandwydte as hulle besig raak. Dus as die winkel of so dekking het wat bv net 30m dek dan kan mens daar hul werk doen terwyl hulle ietsie drink.

As ek bv net kyk na Rain se 4G waar daar dekking is teen R250 uncap vir die tyd 23h tot 18h en dan bv geen dekking bied vir die 18h tot 23h tydperk (via 'n timer) want daai 5 uur kos dit R50/GB) dan sou dit die oord wat dekking het net R250 pm kos. Dit glo ek nie is 'n groot uitgawe nie. Dit mag stadig wees maar iets wat probeer kan word. As mens dan bv teen 'n geringe fooi data kan bekom wat beperk is kan dit 'n wen wen situasie wees.

Onlangs was ek by 'n oord wat besluit het om torings in te sit om die hele oord te dek. Dit teen 'n helse koste en toe is dit afgesit en geld gemors.

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23 Aug 2019 @ 18:28:33 pm
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Sit nou hier en dink (nuwe ervaring!).

Ons gaan so af oor elektroniese toerusting soos selfone, tablet, rekenaar ens terwyl mens kamp.

Dieselfde argument is sekerlik ook waar vir tv wat ook elektroniese toerusting is. As ek sien hoeveel tyd medekampers met hulle tv spandeer, ook die moeite om die ding ingestel te kry, dan skud ek ook maar kop en gesels verder met mijn vrouw.

Soos Wetkit bo sê, 'different strokes for different oakes'

Jesus saves all who do the will of the Father Matt 7:21-23
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23 Aug 2019 @ 21:08:29 pm
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Ek hou ook maar van my internet tydens kampeer...gebruik maar eie selfoon data. Om op forum te gesels en te kyk wat facebook vriende doen is deel van my ontspanning. As dit soos werk gevoel het was ek seker nooit op forum gewees nie.....

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