Seat belts – Regulations and guidelines for camper vans and motorhomes

If you’ve added seats to your camper van or motorhome, you should be considering the seal belt laws, and how they affect you. In the UK: All vehicles manufactured since 2001 must have seat belts

Camper Van Hire and Motorhome Rental

Hiring or renting a camper van or motorhome is a great way to experience the joys of camper van life without committing to owning your own vehicle. Renting vs Buying Whether you rent or buy

Camper vans

Since VW popularised the concept of camper vans in the 1950s, camper vans have been converted and produced by a number of different companies. Today there is a great range of conversions using a wide range of base vehicles.

VW Camper vans

This page is specifically about VW camper vans. There is a dedicated page to VW Transporter vans (i.e. VW vans that are not campers). VW popularized the camper van concept when in the 1950s they

LDV Convoy Van

  Recommended Websites LDV Camper – Website about a LDV Convoy campervan conversion

Mercedes Sprinter

Mercedes Sprinter

The Mercedes Sprinter is a popular and reliable panel van, chassis cab and minibus. Launched in 1995 to replace the Mercedes T1 van. The Sprinter is sold throughout the world, and has become the most popular new van.

Mercedes vans

Mercedes vans

Mercedes Benz have long had a tradition of making commercial vehicles, and were one of the first companies to offer a commercial diesel engine.

Nissan Urvan


Toyota HiAce


Using an ex Transco or Other Works van for a Campervan Conversion

Using an ex Transco or Other Works van for a Campervan Conversion

Transco Vans

Transco Van

Transco (a company in the UK servicing gas pipes) had a big fleet of vehicles, including Mercedes Sprinter and Ford Transit vans.  

Volkswagen VW Transporter

The VW Type 2 is the classic old-school camper van that popularised the compact leisure vehicle industry. VW Transporters are still made today, currently as the T5 model.

Known as the Eurovan in USA and Mexico, or Transporter in UK, Ireland & North Europe.

VW LT Van – Information

VW LT Vans For Sale on

Recommended reads

Here are some of our favourite guides to campervan conversion and travel.

Have you ever dreamt about having your own home on wheels with everything you need to live and travel the open road?

Find out how to build your own dream van-home with this comprehensive downloadable ebook.

276 page ebook with more than 300 hi-res images.

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Take the Slow Road England and Wales

The ultimate guide to the very best scenic and fun routes for camper vans and motorhomes around the valleys, mountains and coastlines of wonderful England and Wales.

Paperback and Kindle versions available with 304 pages.

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Throw your belongings in the back, get on the road, drive to a beach, a mountain or a sunset, go for a night or a year.

This essential guidebook is for all DIY campervan and motorhome converters.

Paperback with 224 pages.

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Imagine being able to live wherever you want, travelling the world with everything you need in your own cosy home on wheels.

A great guide to the everyday experiences of living and travelling in a campervan.

Paperback and Kindle versions available with 228 pages.

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