Base Pricing

How To: Add Base Pricing for a New Site Type

Learn how to add a new Site Type or Add-On Type to your Base Pricing.


This guide navigates you through adding rates for a new Site Type or Add-On Type, vital for seamless booking processes. It combines steps from the "How to Update Nightly Rates for Campsites" article with an extra crucial step. You'll learn to utilize data from two distinct Base Pricing reports.


  • Find Campsite Type ID: Locate ID using the Base Price Template.
  • Add New Site Type to Base Pricing: Utilize the Base Price report to add the Site Type and update rates.

Adding Base Pricing for a New Site Type

Introducing a new Site Type into your Admin Site is an important step in catering to the diverse needs of your customers. However, ensuring that this new Site Type has appropriate rates is equally crucial for seamless booking processes.

This guide is designed to walk you through the process of adding rates to a new Site Type, complementing steps from the "How to Update Nightly Rates for Campsites" article along with an additional crucial step for proper rate upload.

Special Note:

In this article, two Base Price reports are used to complete the step-by-step instructions below, each with specific purposes:

  1. Base Prices for Campsites ✅: this report will be used to update your existing rates, including adding new rates, and will be uploaded into your Admin Site.
  2. Base Price Template for Campsites ❌: this report will be used to gather additional information on new Site Types but will not be uploaded into your Admin Site.

To learn more, click here: Base Pricing: Understanding Base Prices Reports.

Base Pricing: Site Types VS Add-Ons

The Base Prices report comes in two different variations: one for Site Types and one for Add-ons. If your park offers Daily Add-Ons, the information on this page is also applicable to the Base Prices for Add-Ons report as well.

Step 1: Find the Campsite Type ID for your new Site Type

  1. Navigate to the Reporting page.
  2. Search and run the Base Price Template for Campsites Report
  3. Open the CSV Excel document 
  4. Locate and record the Campsite Type ID for the new Site Type created.
Tip: Use the copy and paste function on your computer to easily transcribe this information. You will need it in Step 3.

🚧 Important Note: 🚧

The Base Price Template for Campsites report is only used to get the Campsite Type ID. This data will be used in the next step. If you use the Base Price Template for Campsites to upload pricing into Campspot, it will erase other very important pricing information.

Step 2: Download the Base Prices for Campsites report 

  1. Navigate to Reporting using the primary navigation.
  2. Search and click on the report for “Base Prices for Campsites”.
  3. Click Run Report

Tip: Add this report as a "Favorite" by clicking the star to the left of the report title.

Step 3: Add the New Site Type to your Base Pricing

  1. Add the Campsite Type ID and Site Type to the report in a new row
  2. Update the rates for this new Site Type in each column where applicable
  3. Save the CSV document to your computer

Tip: Save all versions of your Base Price report so that you can reference them in the future as needed.


The audio free screen recording below shows how to add an Electric Bike to a park's Base Price for Add-Ons report along with rates for Weekday and Weekend. The unit ID and name have been copied following the instructions in Step 1.

Example - Adding New Site

Step 4: Upload the CSV Document to Campspot

  1. Navigate to Campground Setup.
  2. Click on the Properties tab.
  3. Select the Base Pricing page.
  4. Click the Upload Campsite Pricing CSV button.
  5. Select your Base Prices for Campsites from the location you saved it in your computer and click open.
  6. Wait for the Upload Successful toast message to appear at the top of the page.

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Troubleshooting Tip:

If you do not receive the "Upload Successful" message, your upload may not have been successful. Double-check dates, formatting, and the DOW row to ensure accuracy. Any errors in these aspects could lead to an unsuccessful upload.

Click the resource below to verify your understanding of this report:

Step 5: Double Check Your Work 

  1. Navigate to Reporting from the primary navigation
  2. Download the Base Prices for Campsites report again.
  3. This report should match the file that was just uploaded.