campervan tips

Rather than make this large and debatable question into a massive article, I’m going to simply break it down into positives and negatives on whether you should look to rent or buy when looking to do a long term road trip in a campervan. However for those just wanting an answer to the question without why – Rent if you plan to travel for up to 10 weeks (2 + 1/2 months) Anything over that – Buy (but make sure to read my last article on what to look out for when buying a campervan). Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →


It’s all well and good deciding to go on a long distance campervan trip, and that you want to buy your own campervan to do so, but what checks should you do to make sure it will be up to the job? Some newish vans are as likely to give you problems as a 20 year old one. I’ve got some previous mechanic experience and know what to look out for, so here is a list of things you should be looking for underneath the funky paintjob.

Pick the right campervan

Getting you from A - B is the most important thing

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This subject is much more diverse than you might think. The obvious reply is to get a large nationwide camping book (in Australia the ‘Camps’ series is good and about 3cm thick in content of places to stay) and take suggestions from there. Some countries are very well set up for people on road trips and there is plentiful places to stay for free. I’ll tell you right now I NEVER paid to park my campervan overnight in Australia, and I did that for 6 months so it is possible. Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →