Are you ready for the freedom and adventure that comes with buying a van?
Whether you’re thinking of filling your calendar up with trips, weekend breaks, or enjoying a
lifestyle of complete freedom, purchasing a camper is a big decision that requires careful
consideration. In this blog, we’ll review the campervan buying process, supplying you with
insights and expert tips to help you make the best choice.
What’s Your Budget?
Before exploring campervans for sale, know your maximum budget. Your budget should account not only the initial purchase of the camper but also ongoing costs such as the insurance, potential maintenance, and the fuel costs. Consider your travel plans and establish a budget range that aligns with your long-term goals.
What Size Camper Should You Get?
Campers come in different sizes and brands, each catering to different preferences. Think
about how you’ll use your campervan and the number of people it will accommodate. Are you
seeking a compact van for nimble adventures, or do you want the spacious comfort of a camper
for longer journeys? Assessing your size requirements ensures that your campervan perfectly
suits your lifestyle and travel goals.
How Often Will You Get Away?
Consider how often you’ll be adventuring. Will your van serve as a weekend
getaway vehicle, or are you wanting to go on extended cross-country trips? Understanding your
future vehicle usage enables you to prioritise certain features and appliances that improve your
comfort when you’re on the road.
Research Potential Companies
Finding the best dealership is key to a successful purchase. Do in-depth research to
find quality dealerships with a track record of happy customers. Read online reviews, ask for
recommendations from enthusiasts, get a clear understanding on servicing, and the
customer support available.
Book A Test Drive Experience
There’s no replacement for experiencing a campervan through a test drive. Schedule
appointments to test drive several different models, paying close attention to factors such as driving dynamics, the comfort, and overall design. Make a review of the vehicle’s handling,
engine performance, and noise levels to ensure they meet your preferences.
Verify Dealer Credentials & History Of The Vehicle
Before making a purchase, check the credentials and reputation of both the dealership and the
specific camper you want to buy. Ask for comprehensive vehicle reports to uncover the
history of the vehicle. And inquire about the dealership’s accreditation, industry awards, and
commitment to aftercare services.
Build Rapport With The Seller
Building deep rapport with the seller can provide in depth insights into the vehicles history,
maintenance, and overall condition of it. We highly recommend arranging an in person meeting
so you can ask detailed questions, it also gives you the opportunity to inspect the vehicle
properly, and gauge their level of transparency and professionalism. Establishing a solid
relationship ensures a smooth and transparent process.
In summary, this is an exciting time, but one that requires quality planning,
research, and reflection, then you’re free to enjoy as many adventures as you want!
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We have plenty Ford Customs available but only SWB, some 170ps models and then later in the year lots of Automatic SWB models. On the Toyota Proace we only have 1 left and we are not planning on building anymore.
On Japanese campers we have unlimited supply of Toyota Alphard and Nissan Serena and we will have the first side converted Serena ready towards the end of March. We also have some Nissan Caravans on route from Japan as well.
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