You don’t have to forgo having your own bathroom if you want to go car camping. Nor do you need to install a bathroom in your car. A portable camping toilet costs very little and actually is more convenient than most people think.
1. The “5-Gallon Bucket” Toilet
The Luggable Loo is really nothing more than your basic utility toilet. In fact, this portable toilet is a 5-gallon bucket with a toilet seat lid.
For many car campers, this cheap camping toilet is easy to use, comfortable enough and doesn’t take up much space. Actually, you can even make your own with a bucket and toilet seat with lid. Although it may not cost you any less when it’s all said and done.
When you are traveling down the road or out in the wilderness, who wants to search for a public restroom?
And once you find one, you may not even want to use it anyways, right? We’ve all been there.
Note: These portable camping toilets are well worth their inexpensive price. Most people insert regular kitchen trash bags, and some add a little cat litter as well.
Cheap, easy and your own private toilet when you need it. Plus, if you want additional privacy, you can get a pop-up shower tent.
The video below demonstrates how to make your own:
2. The Folding Camping Toilet
If you don’t have much space to spare in your vehicle, you may prefer a toilet that folds up flat. The Reliance “Fold-to-Go” can do just that.
Essentially, you get a toilet seat with folding legs. Then, you attach a plastic bag underneath the seat, which you dispose of after you are done.
Instead of everything being self-contained, like the bucket option above, you use disposable waste bags with this toilet. Bags ziplock securely and conveniently provide mess-free disposal.
This inexpensive toilet solution costs under $50. However, the disposable bags cost about $2.50 apiece, so they can add up over time, especially if you car camp full time.
Check out the video below to see how this device works. So simple!
3. Disposable Urinals
TravelJohn Disposable Urinals are convenient, unisexed, sanitary, personal urinals. They contain “Liqsorb”, which is a biodegradable pouch with a substance that absorbs liquid waste and stops bacterial growth fast. Liquid waste is then turned into a spill-proof gel for easy and safe disposal.
Use the TravelJohn and throw it away without hassling with messy clean up. Come to think of it, TravelJohn could come in handy in more situations than just camping. For instance, traffic jams, boating, hunting, golfing, biking, hiking or very unsanitary public restrooms.
Space-Saving, Easy-to-Use – and You Get Your Own Private Toilet Whenever You Want!