Summer holidays will soon be among us. The birds are singing with extra chirp, the trees are in full bloom and the weather is slowly improving. As the better days race toward us, camping holidays have found a new surge in popularity, with more people opting for a staycation.
We hear it everyday, the worries of climate change and the impact on the environment that humans have. We are all starting to adapt to help keep the beautiful locations we love so much. One of the biggest draws when purchasing a bespoke van conversion is being able to take it to some of the most natural beautiful places within driving distance, so adapting the vehicle to become more environmentally friendly will help you look after the sights and wonder that make the long drives worth it. In 2021 you have many eco-friendly options for both campervan and motorhome conversions as well as some changes you can make to your behaviour when traveling, as we all do our part to save the planet.
Times are becoming unpredictable and at times very scary. There is more concern than ever that crime will rise and people will be getting desperate in these such tough times. Anyone with van conversions may worry about their pride and joy being at risk. People on your street will know that you have your vehicle and you may show it off as rightly so, you’re proud to own it! This may make you feel as if you might become a target so put all your worries to bed and invest into some security for your house and motorhome.
Do you want to travel to Europe as soon as travel restrictions are lifted and it is safe to go? Whether you’re looking for city breaks or an island getaway, here are our top picks for the best and beautiful European destinations when lockdown is over, you could even travel in your own converted motorhome for a roadtrip to remember!
All campervan owners know how restricted it can get with space, thus finding creative solutions to manage the small space is vital. Here are some DIY campervan ideas that we think are really helpful to clear up clutter and provide you with storage space for almost anything.
As the UK slowly returns to normal, you might want to start planning your next road trip. No matter what you are looking for, this list will cover it. Here are our top picks from UK road trips!
During the pandemic, we have unfortunately seen more attempts in scamming people for used motorhomes and campervans. These tricks have always been around, however more recently, reports of scams have seen people use Covid-19 to manipulate people into falling for these false advertisements.
It’s official, after many years of arduous negotiations, we’ve finally left the EU and did so on 1st January 2021. Brexit has divided and continues to divide the nation for a range of reasons, with many travellers who frequent the EU often feeling down about the outcome. Here at Rated Conversions, we understandably love a great road trip away in a campervan, so it’s important to understand what the new Brexit travel laws mean for travellers like ourselves. If you’re a big traveller too and you’d like to further understand what this means for campervan owners wanting to travel, we’ve done some research and compiled the basics you need to know below.
This year more than any other, Christmas has crept up on us and so it makes it a perfect time to go all out on the end of year festivities.
One of the fastest growing phenomena of this year has been lifestyles relating to #vanlife, and it’s not difficult to understand why, as holidaying abroad has become less straightforward. Many have invested in their own bespoke van conversion to serve them for getting their much needed breaks away. However, some people are just getting started with their campervan conversion and therefore need some help with their build project. If you fall in line with this and require some handy tips and tricks for your van transformation, we’ve covered everything you need to know to create your units from scratch!