Are you looking for cheaper campervan insurance? More and more motorhome insurance customers are discovering that it pays to purchase their cover from a VW campervan insurance expert. Not only that but for those planning their own DIY campervan project, we also specialise in self build campervan insurance.
You may be a first time motorhomer, or are planning to downsize from a coach built motorhome to a campervan conversion. Perhaps you are attracted to the better driving experience, reduced fuel consumption, or are simply looking for a camper van build that suits your budget.
Compact campers, such as the “pop top” VW camper van (with its elevating, front or back rising roof) are becoming a popular choice again for all generations of motor caravanner. With vehicle lengths similar to that of a regular MPV, they are easier to manoeuvre and in most instances overcome potential parking obstacles such as the 2 metre car park height barrier! You also have the extra standing headroom when needed on site.
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VW Campers and the Volkswagen Transporter T5
Did you know that most VW campervan converters are actually British (albeit a number of the component parts are likely to have been sourced from Germany)? They use a standard panel van and convert it into a fully working campervan that is tailored to your individual interior furnishings, equipment and layout needs.
It is over 60 years since the first Volkswagen Transporter went into full production, with the latest incarnation, the Volkswagen Transporter T6, being launched in 2015.
Numerous campervan converters specialising in bespoke “elevating roof van conversions” using the VW T6 as the base vehicle e.g. Danbury, Devon Conversions, Hillside Leisure, Jerba Campervans, Leisuredrive plus of course Bilbo’s, who have been building Volkswagen campers for over 35 years! (One notable exception is Wellhouse Leisure, with their Hyundai i800 and Ford Terrier camper conversions).
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles do actual produce their own camper van, the Volkswagen California (and California Beach) model range – a stylish campervan (with a price tag to match), that has a pop up roof and can comfortably sleep up to four adults.
With “fixed roof campers” and “high top van conversions” you are more likely to see a larger base vehicle e.g. the Fiat Ducato, Ford Transit, Peugeot Boxer, Mercedes Sprinter or Renault Master being used by campervan manufacturers such as Adria, Autocruise, Auto-Sleepers, Murvi, Timberland, Tribute and Wildax Conversions to name just a few. The long wheel base van offering more diversity in terms of the kitchen, lounge and bed layout.
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For those looking for a base to enjoy the “cool camper” outdoor lifestyle. there is a surprising choice of specialist campervan converters and reasonably priced compact campervans.
Whether you are buying a fully completed conversion or are just beginning the process of converting your panel van into a camper – don’t forget the insurance!