Campervan awning
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 …

Motorhomes for sale
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 …

VW T5 campervan
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
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 …

Campervan
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 …

Campervan pop top roof
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 …

campervan 240 volt electrics
Powering up your campervan – The difference between 12 volt and 240 volt.

Powering up your campervan – The difference between 12 volt and 240 volt Many people don’t understand the different uses and requirements for 240 volt and 12 volt in a campervan or caravan and you don’t want to spend money on features or products you won’t be able to use so here’s a quick rundown …

Caravan campervan quiz
Campervan or Caravan? Take our quiz!

Find out if a campervan or caravan is the right vehicle for your travelling style by taking our multiple choice quiz. 1. Circle one answer per question. 2. Mostly A’s mean you are best suited to Caravan Travel, more B’s = Campervan Travel.    Will you be going on a trip for an extended period of …