We make the T5 & T6 make sense
After our houses, our campervans may just be the biggest purchase many of us ever make, so its important to invest wisely. Yet, identifying what you need in a campervan can be a tall order. With base vehicle, interior layout and details as minute as fridge types all influencing budget and adding to the fun (or frustration!) of your camper, there are tonnes of different factors to consider.
To take guesswork out of the planning process, we are constantly adding to the following guides, so that you can gain from our experience of building and living with campervans. From finding the right appliances to making sure they all go in an appropriate base vehicle, we’ll help you piece together the budget, getaway or luxury land yacht, to fit your lifestyle and pocket.
Compare the pros and cons of the VW Transporter T5 & T6, short and long wheel base, tailgate or barn doors, Startline or Highline van.
From known faults to low or high mileage, get the lowdown on sourcing a good camper base vehicle
Why are VW Transporters so popular as campervans and are there any advantages with other makes?
It’s a simple question but a hard one to answer and depends on many different factors
Top loading or front loading, gas or 12V? With so many different fridges in campers it’s difficult to know which one is best
The elevating roof is usually the biggest expense in converting a van. Choosing the right one is critical to get the most out of your camper
Rib and Reimo rock and roll beds may be the market leaders but are they the best?
How does the cost of a new T6 compare with a year old donor van and what are the pros and cons of both?
Why is it important to fit a tested bed, what is M1 testing and what is the pull test?