Fancy a road trip in a decked-out Airstream or vintage kombi?
Road Trips are more popular than ever. We can book a motorhome or a kombi van on the other side of the world, just like we do on Airbnb and go on a road trip adventure where ever we please.
Decide whether you want to stay somewhere or not because your accommodation is on wheels…Yey!
Renting a converted van or RV is the ultimate travel experience. Whether you’re testing out van life to decide if it’s your thing, or you just want a weekend escape. It will give you a real sense of freedom and what it’s like to be unplugged from daily living. These are all of the most amazing highest-rated rental companies with the best conversions of any road trip transport you can dream up.
OUTDOORSY -almost everywhere
Outdoorsy is like Airbnb for vans. It has vans, campers, airstreams, travel trailers, and motorhomes almost everywhere. Choose your vehicle online, message the owners and tell them about your trip and they’ll approve you. Outdoorsy provides liability insurance for all of it’s customers. Make Money If you own a van or RV, why not rent it out? Owners make up to $32,000 a year renting their RVs. And yes, Outdoorsy is in Australia https://www.outdoorsy.com.au/
gocamp campervans -USA baby
GoCamp is very similar to Outdoorsy but is specific to California, Oregon, and Idaho. GoCamp camper vans are all owned by individuals. All owners meet strict maintenance and safety requirements before listing their vans on the GoCamp website.
From old school Volkswagen Vanagons and Eurovans to newer Mercedes-Benz or Dodge Sprinters, Ford Transits, Ram Promaster, Sportsmobile and specialty conversion vans, Nissans, Delicas, and rooftop tents, you have lots of great choices for your next road trip. You can drive a van in one city and drop it off in another which is another advantage.
VW SURFARI- CALIFORNIA
Bill and Diane Staggs, founders of VW Surfari, make it easy to live out your endless-summer fantasies. Their Costa Mesa, California, company rents camper vans, including classic Volkswagens, perfect for road-tripping in search of waves along the California coast. Choose from a Winnebago pop-top to a Westfalia TinTop; some vans feature revamped interiors and come stocked with camping equipment such as propane stoves and potable-water tanks.
Road Tripping in Europe? Goboony is for you!
Mark and Foppe are the founders of Goboony. They met during a road trip through New-Zealand and that’s when the idea for Goboony started. You’ll find them all over Europe including the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, and France, and more. They have affordable vans with a variety of layouts. Their website has plenty of helpful tips and the best campsite options and recommendations for your trip.
ESCAPE CAMPERVANS- USA AND CANADA
Escape Campervans USA was founded by Rob Mewton, an entrepreneur, surfer, and traveler from New Zealand. In 2009, Rob made his way to the US and brought a part of his culture with him – campervans. Today they have 13 locations, over 600 vans, and the same adventurous spirit that started this whole journey.
Once the world comes out of lockdown I’m heading to Hawaii.
Meet Mango he’s a kombi campervan fitted out in Mango wood and equipped with everything you could want for an island adventure. “Mango the van is exactly what makes Airbnb so special. You get the sense that this van has a soul filled with so many stories of past adventure; that the van doesn’t become part of your story, but you become part of ITS story.”
Mango just has to go on the bucket list. I’ll race you to Hawaii…when we get out of lockdown!
Hawaii Surf Campers are a small operation company in the north shore of Oahu. Founded by surfers and friends, who are happy to share stories, and adventures of many years on the island. We are stoked making new friends! See you in Paradise.
Cruise america -Usa, Canada, Alaska
Is the open road calling you to embark upon a Griswold style cross country adventure in a motorhome or RV rental? That sounds like fun! Or do you just want to get away from it all at a lake, a national park, the beach or the mountains without having to pitch a tent or rent a motel room? Cruise America is the leading RV rental and sales provider in North America, it was founded by Robert Smalley a former Hertz car rental subsidiary along with his 2 sons.
There are more than 130 Cruise America rental centers in the United States, Canada, and Alaska from which you can depart.
HIRE A KOMBI– AUSTRALIA
Hire a kombi is operated by husband and wife team Alice and George. They’re passionate about kombis and they’ve thought of everything to ensure your experience is one you’ll treasure for a lifetime. Check out their sweet kombi family Applejack, Clancy, Dawson, Greta, and Harriet. If you’ve always dreamt of a road trip in a fully decked out iconic 70’s kombi van, then Hire a Kombi is the only place you need to know. Let the adventure begin.
CLASSIC KOMBI HIRE -NEW ZEALAND
I love small family-run businesses. You know you’re going to receive a personal experience and care above and beyond the large commercial companies. Check out these beautiful kombi’s available for hire in New Zealand.
https://classic-campers.com/ Your hosts are Bevan and Andrea Beatty, their mission at Classic Campers is to enable you to experience the joys of Retro VW camper road trips with updated features for your delight.
https://nzkombihire.com/ It’s run by Lynda & Warren, they even find your perfect match kombi.
https://kiwikombis.worldsecuresystems.com/vans Owners -Lyndon and Debbie Chambers are a husband and wife team based in Auckland, New Zealand. Their vision with Kiwi Kombis is to help other people experience kiwi traveling in style inside a well-set-up, fully serviced Kombi campervan for a road trip that can’t be beaten!
Rent a fiat 500 in italy
Hertz chose this model as the perfect addition to Italy’s summer season.
“Based on a classic Fiat 500,” Hertz says the vehicle has been “adapted to become a playful, eco-friendly convertible, [including] custom-built Spiaggina features [like] a rear-wheel drive electric retro-fitted motor, hand-woven seats in natural rope, and heritage bodywork, with matching rims completing the high-end finish.”