You have to be at least 30 and less than 75 and have held a full British driving licence for at least two years to drive our campers. This is a requirement of our insurance. If you fall outside this age bracket, please do get in touch. We may be able to get a personalised quote from our insurers.
Please note: we cannot hire the vehicle without these documents.
Yes, you can. There is additional insurance for European travel.
The insurance excess is £1000.
What happens if I damage the vehicle or equipment?
If you accidentally damage the vehicle we will charge you the amount it costs us to get it repaired or replaced.
The camper van looks like it has a lot of kit and appliances. How will I know how it all works?
You will receive a full orientation of the camper, its controls, appliances, safety features and maintenance responsibilities. The orientation will take about an hour, don’t worry if you cannot remember everything, we will give you a complete manual with easy to follow step by step instructions. The manual will also have our emergency contact number should you need any further help.
Our vans are covered by VW Roadside Assist. Their phone number is inside the Accident pack handed to you. In the unlikely event that they cannot fix the problem, they will bring you back to our depot in chippenham and we will supply you another camper van, subject to availability.
Diesel. 35-40mpg. Depending on how you drive it.
We always hand the van over with a full tank of fuel so ask for it to be retuned with a full tank. The cost of fuel will be deducted from your security deposit if it is not returned with a full tank.
It’s not always possible to provide the registration number in advance, the ferry company should be happy with just the vehicle dimensions.
These are: 4.9m long and 1.9m high.
The California’s can seat and sleep 4 people.
Yes, we do allow pets, but after returning the vehicle, if it requires a deep valet, a £50 fee will be charged. Note that any damage caused to the vehicle by your dog will be charged.
We do have on our fleet pet free vehicles. if you suffer from sever allergies please let us know and we will ensure you hire the correct vehicle.
The campervan comes fully equipped for 4 people. We have tried to think of everything.
No, the campers do not have toilets fitted.
Yes, the campervan comes with a long electric hook up cable. A European converter can be provided where required.
Yes, the van has a diesel powered heater.
It should last about three days, depending on ambient temperature and other electrical devices being used.
You only need to drive the van for over half hour to charge the battery back-up.
A full bottle of gas, will typically last about 20 days. If it should run out, please follow the instructions in the handover manual to change the bottle. Please keep the receipt and we will reimburse the cost when you return the vehicle.