The Thule camping rubbish bin

That’s right, I’ve written a whole blog post about a rubbish bin. Am I crazy? You decide… If you’re a free camping or national park camping enthusiast then you’ll understand the importance of rubbish removal in campervan travel, because you’ll have experienced THIS along the way… Waking up in the morning to find your rubbish …

Campervans for sale in Tasmania

Looking for a campervan for sale in Tasmania? We don’t currently know of any companies that have campervans for sale in Tasmania so if you don’t plan on travelling out of the state your best bet is to visit caravancampingsales.com.au and browse through any local options for new or used campervans for sale. Although it’s …

CAMPERVAN SOLAR – WHEN DO YOU NEED IT AND HOW DO YOU USE IT?

ALL ABOUT SOLAR Firstly, if you are only planning on camping in caravan parks and paying for a powered site you will not need solar power for your trip.  (if you have access to 240 volt to plug into you do not need solar power).  If you love National Park and free camping (like us) …

CAMPERVANS FOR SALE IN MELBOURNE

Looking for a campervan for sale in Melbourne? We don’t currently know of any companies that have campervans for sale in Melbourne so if you are not up for a campervan conversion your best bet is to visit caravancampingsales.com.au and browse through any local options for new or used campervans for sale. Although it’s ok …

CAMPERVANS FOR SALE IN ADELAIDE

Looking for a campervan for sale in Adelaide? We don’t currently know of any companies that have campervans for sale in Adelaide so if you don’t plan on travelling out of the state your best bet is to visit caravancampingsales.com.au and browse through any local options for new or used campervans for sale. Although it’s …

All about awnings

Awnings – do you need one, when do we use our awning and what options are there? Let’s first discuss the wind out awnings permanently attached to your van such as the Fiamma or Dometic awnings we fit to our campervans. These are handy to have however their use is more limited than most people …

CAMPERVANS FOR SALE IN NSW

Looking for a campervan for sale in NSW?   The two main players in Sydney: Frontline and Trakka both sell VW campervans. Your other option if you don’t plan on travelling out of the state is to visit caravancampingsales.com.au and browse through any local options for new or used campervans for sale. Although it’s ok to …

The New VW T6 Campervan (and how it differs to the T5)

Thinking of getting a new VW T6 Campervan (or buying a VW T6 for a campervan conversion) but want to know the differences between the VW T6 and older model the VW T5? We’ve gone direct to the source and interviewed our local VW salesman to find out, in simple, non-technical language. – Cosmetically the …

How to buy a campervan in Australia

By the time people come to us for a conversion they’ve pretty much worked out how to buy a campervan in Australia but there are other options available that many might not be aware of. The question of budget really determines what options are available to you when looking to buy a campervan in Australia, …

Campervan accessories – websites and shops to check out when shopping for your campervan

You’ve got your campervan but now you need the accessories! Where to start? We’ve put together a list of the best value shops and websites to check out before you start your journey. Justkampers.com.au This is a UK based VW campervan accessory online shop that has EVERYTHING you need and more. Now with an Australian …

How does the leisure battery work in my campervan?

With an Achtung Camper campervan you will be fitted with a second leisure battery to run your campervan electrics from.  This works automatically and ensures that your main car battery will never run flat.    The leisure battery automatically charges whenever the car is running. When stopping somewhere without power for a few days in your …

To pop top or not to pop top? That is the question…

So you’ve decided on a campervan conversion and now need to make the decision of whether you want the added pop top roof. The answer depends on many different factors, all important when you are considering whether to fork out $8000 for an extending roof… Your camping style – Do you plan on travelling or …