After talking with the people inside of Reserve America, they open their new state (Florida) CG sites up at 08:00:01 each morning for those new sites 11 months in advance. All those nights that I spent online at midnight to see if the dB was updated... no luck.
You will need to be on the computer daily until you snag a LUCKY week, with a site that will fit your RV's size. Important item, make sure the site will fit your RV as you will not be allowed to park on that site if your RV is larger than the site limitations. There were a lot of 1 and 2 day openings, never lucked out with a 2 week opening. The farther north in Florida the more sites are available, but it does snow in the panhandle.... Tampa area is about the northern edge of the tropics... cooler and colder temps north of there.
We spent about 2 weeks each morning checking and we did get a week in December for each of the last 3 years, in the Keys. They also raised the cancelation fees to $24 this year. We just cancelled a week in the panhandle due to a conflict with the delivery date of my daughters twins.
Some of the CG's keep open sites on a first come basis, but the max you can stay in on of those sites is between 1 and 3 days.
Have faith, there have been people that lucked out on their first attempt.
Good Luck, start the coffee pot early.....
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