Frequently Asked Questions
Identify Camper Van Necessitites
How much space will we need?
Do you want a very compact vehicle or do you want loads of space? Size does matter - how you use it and what you feel comfortable in.Will we want to carry passengers?
If you do, make sure the vehicle you choose has a sufficient number of passenger seats, with seatbelts fitted, to accommodate the size of your party.What sort of facilities will we want?
All motorhomes have superb specifications for their price. But, for example, you will need to decide if you are going to use the vehicle on caravan sites which have full facilities, in which case you may not need every piece of equipment on offer. If you're planning to travel off the beaten track, you will want everything on board.What sort of engine should we choose?
Most motorhomes these days use diesel engines as modern turbo diesels get better and better. They are powerful, becoming quieter and are economical. But petrol engines are available if you prefer. What you want to be sure of is that you have enough power to drive the vehicle comfortably, the way you like to drive it.Parking
Make sure that you have room for the vehicle on the drive!Decide a budget
Look at what's on offer so you can narrow down the choice. Then you can start to match your budgetary thinking to the type of vehicle most likely to meet your needs.Join a Club
For sites, travel, information and technical advice, it's worth joining one of the clubs serving the motorhome community