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How to Stay Connected While Campervanning

“Sometimes we need to disconnect to reconnect with what matters.”  Disconnecting from the ever-present technology in our lives is a true luxury in today’s world. There is nothing better than taking off in your camper van or motorhome in search of the land of no reception.  The thought of no reception is tempting, but you …

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New Normals in Campervan Travel

Is anyone else having a hard time believing that its almost December?! After having spent a good amount of time at home in lockdowns, we’re itching for campervan travel around our beautiful country again! As some of Australia begins to reopen, you might already be mapping out your next camper van trip (how exciting!). But with …

WHEEL & TYRE OPTIONS

Volkswagen Transporter Campervans Buckle up and grab a cuppa, because this is a long one! When designing your campervan, one of the most important choices is your tyre. Some want function, some want flash, and some want both! In this blog we’ll break down all of your options for your Achtung Camper – from factory …

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New Volkswagen Transporter T6.1

The New Volkswagen Transporter T6.1   The new Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 is a little more expensive than its superseded model (about $4400), but the upgrades make it well worth the extra money.  This is a smoother drive, with the new features greatly improving the safety and comfort on the road.  Exterior/Aesthetics   The new T6.1 boasts a …

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Claudia’s Camping Essentials

Claudia is our Human Resources star at Achtung Camper. She takes amazing care of our people in the shop and brings that same energy to her camping trips! Here are her top 5 camping essentials for when she hits the road.   Mosquito repellent and itchy cream  You want to enjoy the afternoons even if …

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VW Two-Tone Campervan Conversion

VW Two-Tone Special Factory Option At Achtung Camper we love to bring your vision to life with our bespoke campervan conversion.  That means letting your personality shine through every little detail. Whether it’s the upholstery, the gadgets or the unique features, we want your campervan to be true to you.   One of the most …

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Alex’s Camping Essentials

As a relatively new arrival in Australia, I’m still learning the ropes when it comes to my camping essentials. Having hailed from Canada, my camping pack at home tends to look a *little* different than it does in Aus! With all that said, here are some of the things that I absolutely will not camp …

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What you need to know when selling your vehicle

The following is an excerpt from Money Magazine – August 2021 Edition.  Need some tips for the successful sale of a vehicle? All it really takes is some preparation. Plan your sale Take a look around and decide if now is a good time to be selling your particular car. Do you intend to sell …

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Why you need engineer approval for your campervan conversion

Why do you need engineer approval for your campervan conversion or vehicle modification?  It’s a complicated world out there and the vast number of new campervan conversion companies popping up around Australia give you loads of options to choose from for your campervan conversion.  One thing you should never compromise on is safety and financial …

VW Campervan for sale Victoria
VW Campervans for sale Victoria

Looking for VW campervans for sale in Victoria?  Achtung Camper is based in Geelong which is 1 hour out of Melbourne.  Alternatively you can visit caravancampingsales.com.au which is the caravan and camping arm of the well known car sales website carsales.com.au.  Browse through any local options for new or used VW campervans for sale Victoria and …

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What is the Twinned Toilet Initiative?

Recently we have been getting some questions from our clients wondering about the Twinned Toilet  initiative we offer when you purchase an Achtung Campervan.  With the purchase of your Achtung Camper, we donate a “twinned” toilet to an impoverished family in impoverished communities worldwide.  People within these communities will build their own toilets with the help of the …

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Choosing the right bike rack for your VW Campervan

Let us help you choose the right bike rack for your VW Campervan! Here at Achtung Camper we often get asked about what is the right bike rack for our VW campervan.  The weight of e-bikes, ease of use, access to the rear of your Campervan and securing the bike from opportunistic theft when you …