The Volkswagen campervan was sketched in 1947 by a Dutchman called Ben Pon. Pon was visiting the Wolfsburg VW factory at the time with the intention of importing VW Beetles to the Netherlands. Upon completion of his sketch, Volkswagen engineers decided to use it as inspiration for a prototype of [...]
Here it is. The list that could stop all the worry and anxiety associated with what to pack when you hire one of our VW Campers. The perfect checklist to run through when you hire one of our campers. You can also download and print a copy here. The short break [...]
I just love everything about classic campervans, the way they chug up steep hilly roads, the laid back driving position and the fact they all seem to have a character of their own. Nothing beats driving along to some sounds with the wind draughting in through the half open window, sun shining away and happy kids in the back. There are however times when we all
Iain and Abi have just returned from a lovely little short break, taking in some of the wonderful sites across Dorset and the Jurrasic coast in Mango. As residents in Thailand, its great to see our little corner of England can measure up to some of the more exotic locations that Iain has been lucky enough to experience. Have a read of Iains trip on his blog
We’ve just come back from a lovely little trip to the Isle of Wight and would definitely recommend a few places to see if you’ve never visited the island before. The main advantage to getting there has got to be how close and easy it is to get to from our base in Guildford. Even if you’re on a weekend hire it’s dead easy to collect your camper
It's been a long time coming but finally after many years of yearning, we have purchased a beautiful 1965 Splitscreen VW. We've decided to christen her 'Pistachio' continuing along the ice-cream theme we have with Mango, Peaches & Malibu. She is in fabulous condition and has such a lovely vintage feel about her which extends into the handcrafted oak interior that was made by a cabinet maker.
We’d like you to get the most out of our campervans and to look back fondly remembering a great experience. To do this it’s important to recognise that taking to the wheel of a 40 year old vehicle is nothing like driving a modern car - there is a knack to driving them. The good news is that anyone can master this and it all starts with your mental approach and a little planning.
This is the type of family planning needed when the previous type was ignored! Handy for working out when to book time off and holidays in your campervan
A little known fact for many of our customers that are looking to book a campsite to stay at, is our company membership of the Camping and Caravan Club which extends to anyone hiring a campervan from us. It's called the Privilege Scheme and gives you access to over 100 award-winning Camping and Caravanning Club
After waving off so many happy campers, watching them drive off in our campers ready for an adventure, I decided enough was enough and that I should also get some of the fun too