Cornwall Living 2018

Happy campers

Convert a campervan to enjoy the great outdoors wherever and whenever you like.

Everyone likes to get away every now and then, but family holidays can be costly. With prices often tripling out of term, it’s no wonder many families are looking for an alternative and more cost effective way to have a holiday.

Investing in a campervan might just be a long-term holiday gain, especially if you’re not a fan of camping in tents. And let’s face it, most thunderstorms will find their way into a tent during a trip away!

With glamping now all the rage, campervans have lost their shabby image and are a slick, luxury and convenient way to travel. Most vans, large or small, can be converted. So, depending on the size and needs of your family, it’s worth looking into.

Admittedly, the initial outlay can be a lot. A van plus conversion can cost from £8000 to £12,000. But then you have a travelling home from home, your own fully-equipped accommodation on wheels, to enjoy year upon year.

Take it abroad or take a staycation, to the beach or countryside. Camp, cook and sleep wherever you choose, every weekend, every holiday. Investing in an awning provides extra space or bedrooms, and in the long run, you’ll save thousands of pounds otherwise spent on flights, hotels, accommodation and eating out.

So how do you go about the process of converting a camper?

Buy a van
Or, if you’re not confident in all things mechanical, opt for someone reputable to do it for you. Tranzwagon offers a full conversion service, including sourcing a van and converting it to your specifications.  

Decide budget and family needs
Sleeping areas, kitchen, seats, appliances, air con, storage, dog cage, pop top or toilet. Everyone is different and a particular furniture layout might suit your needs better.


Depending on budget, drop off the van for a full conversion, or buy a flatpack furniture kit and fit it yourself. The kits are very easy to install. You’ll simply need a screwdriver, a drill, instructions and no more than a few hours of your time to put it together.

And finally…
Drive away to your first adventure. That’s it!

For campervan conversions and flatpack furniture kits for all types of van, contact the team at Tranzwagon, who can advise you on the next steps forwards.


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