6 Popular Types of Campervan For UK Holidays
Campervans and motorhomes, don’t come as a ‘one size fits all’. In fact there are many different shapes and sizes to suit pretty much everyone, from the young family to the retired couple wanting a short holiday. Here are six of the most common types of campervan that you can take around the UK on your holiday.
Number 1 – Roadie
This is the cool, stylish, practical and yet very affordable campervan which is perfect for summer festivals, road trips or weekend breaks away in the UK or around Europe. It sleeps 2 people comfortably in a foldaway bed and benefits from a gas hob, sink and fridge; what more do you need for creating culinary delights on the go?
For chilling out and relaxing it has an in lounge stereo with iPod connectivity and additional cupboard space for your wellies and festival gear. The Roadie campervan has an economical 1.6L diesel engine which averages around 7L per 100kms and has low emissions thanks to the Euro 5 type engine. This cosy, comfy Roadie campervan makes a perfect little retreat.
Number 2 – Nomad
If you are on a budget but you don’t want to compromise on space whilst touring then try out the Nomad VW Campervan. This compact little beast has the iconic pop-up roof which offers flexibility and can transport up to 5 people! Designed to sleep 4, the Nomad manages to fit in 2 comfy double beds, cooking facilities, storage space, an eating area and even has swivel seats to make the most of the room provided.
Economy-wise it can go 100kms on 7 litres, making your money stretch further!
Number 3 – Aero
For luxurious travel, look no further than the Aero campervan in which luxury comes as standard. Relax in style with a spacious living area, well equipped kitchen, shower & toilet and a generous double bed – yes it really does fit all that into a compact space!!
It benefits from diesel powered heating and the Euro 5 type diesel engine will give you more miles for your money. The Aero campervan provides quality without compromise.
Number 4 – Ranger
The VW Ranger is not only functional but really quite chic and sexy too, enjoying a lot of room in a compact space. This little run-around can sleep up to 4, has a high top roof for extra space, on board heating and electricity and cooking facilities! An added bonus is the BlueMotion technology which gives greater fuel efficiency and a quieter, smoother ride. Out of the campervan family, this is the attractive and fun-loving aunt!!
Number 5 – Vista
The Vista is a 4-berth bright and airy campervan with a double bed, 2
single bunks, fully equipped kitchen and even toilet & shower facilities. It’s perfect for family getaways.
If you want to size up then choose The Vista Plus, a modern, spacious 4-berth motorhome with luxurious facilities, but bigger than the Vista! The Vista Plus is definitely the grown-up of the campervans.
And finally number 6 – Grande
The daddy of campervans, the Grande 6-berth motorhome, which combines comfort, luxury and practicality for the ultimate in UK-wide campervan holidays. This is what the Americans would call ‘going large’ with your order. It has a kitchen, living space, toilet and separate shower, generous beds – the lot! You could happily live out the rest of your days in the Grande. It’s ideal for long touring holidays with a group of friends or a large family and with this much space, you won’t get under each other’s feet.
Now you know the types, all you have to do is choose the right campervan for you! Collect any of our campervans from our London Gatwick depot and we’ll show you around your new holiday home! Book online and find more information about each of the different campervans that were mentioned in this post!