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Tania’s Top 5 Camping Essentials

Hand sanitizer  My number one (any type of) travel essential, especially with baby/child in toe.  Face wipes  Because sometimes you are too tired/drunk/short on water/don’t want to make a mess in the kitchen sink to clean your face at the end of the day to wash your face properly.    Tinted (minimum) SPF 30+ face moisturiser  …

Motorhome camping in WA
Top 3 places to visit in South Australia

We’ve researched the best and most interesting places for you to check out on your next jaunt through South Australia. From hidden caves, to bush campsites, through to glamour camping if thats your thing – Let us know what you think, and if you’ve been to any before! …

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What is there to do at night on the road? 

 Having recently spent 3 months travelling Europe in our 30-year-old Motorhome I have had the pleasure of meeting many of Europe and the UK’s Grey Nomads (with my on-the-road-for-6-months-a year in laws being my closest travel companions).  No different to the Australian type, I often ponder their top two pastimes once the sun goes down …

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HOT TO GET THE BEST CAMPING SPOT IN A PAID CAMPGROUND

Be friendly, clear and descriptive with the reception staff. Tell them exactly how many days you’ll be staying and what you want out of your camping spot – quiet, close to the bathrooms, private, close to the beach etc. Ask reception staff to mark any spots that are available for your stay on a park …

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WHAT TO AVOID WHEN LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT CAMPING SPOT 

Here’s our checklist, most relate to free camping.  You can thank us later!  -Are there any No Camping or No Sleeping in Cars signs?  This is only a deal-breaker if… There are loads of backpackers around +  Does it look like there’ll be police patrolling overnight?  Is there a local police station? The signs say No Parking …

Campervan hot water shower
HOT WATER – DO I NEED IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK? 

Hot water, what a luxury…do you need this in your campervan?  Absolutely not!    Why would you want it?  Because if you have to wash dishes in your van it’s much easier to do with hot water.  Because if you want to shower comfortably in your van and not just when the weather’s hot outside, you’d …

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LOVE THY (CAMPING) NEIGHBOUR 

What’s the first thing you should do when you park your van for the night in your new camping location?    Open your pop top roof.  Check out your surroundings.  Crack open a beer.  WRONG!  The correct answer is…go over and introduce yourself to your closest camping neighbours, here’s why:  Feedback  Check wiki camp for up …

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Dusseldorf Caravan Salon Exhibition 2019!

Air Trip! Achtung Camper has been lucky enough to again visit the biggest campervan and caravan exhibition in the world Caravan Salon this year in Dusseldorf, Germany.  We’ll be taking over our Facebook page and bringing you the highlights over the next few weeks. Caravan Salon (Dusseldorf exhibition) highlight 1: A Checking out the new …

Ikamper roof tent
IKamper Roof Tents!

Need more room on the road?  Is your VW T6 not cutting it anymore?  Check out these amazing roof tents from IKamper – the best in the business!   Roof Tent: SKYCAMP 2X The Skycamp 2x is handy if you need an extra bed for visitors or if you need to get away from someone …

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WHO DO I CALL WHEN…  

Let’s be honest, #*+! Happens!  And on the road, it’s better to be prepared than stuck in the middle of nowhere with no idea who to contact when an issue arises.  Here’s our list of who to call…    When you have an issue with your Volkswagen and it’s less than 1 year old:   Call Volkswagen Assist: 1800 607 822    You get one year complimentary …

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Campervan Alarm Systems

Worried about security on the road? These alarm systems mean you can travel confidently to remote areas, go for long hikes and spend hours on the beach without the stress that your home on the road will be compromised. WiTi Anti-Theft Alarm Features Specifically designed for campervans. Detects movement from outside the van by its …

Volkswagen Transporter T6.1
NEW Volkswagen T6.1 Transporter coming in 2020!

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has revealed the new T6.1 Transporter is coming to Australia in March-April 2020!   Volkswagen has given the van a new look with a fresh grille, sportier bumper design, squarer headlights and a new side badge.   We’re very excited to work with the new T6.1 as they have been highly rated and have lots of amazing new features. Keep reading to find out what …