- Introduction To Campers And RVs
- May 9, 2020
If you are looking for a way to save money when traveling, the chances are that you have looked at a campervan. A campervan is a great way to spend your time traveling. You will be able to save money by not having to rent hotel rooms or do all of your eating in restaurants. Finding the perfect caravan can take some time.
There are many options when it comes to getting a campervan. You have the option to purchase a van, or if you have a van already, you can do it yourself. Doing it yourself will allow you to create the campervan of your dreams, but it will take labor and hundreds of hours. You can also get a kit that will allow you to create your own campervan. However, these kits still require you to install it yourself, and if you do not have a whole lot of extra time, this might not be a viable option for you.
If you still want a campervan but you do not have the time to do it yourself, there are companies that do custom campervans. They take Transits, Promaster, and Sprinters and turn them into campervans. They can offer you ones that are simple builds to ones that have all the comforts of home.
There are new custom campervan companies popping up each day, and it can be hard to choose which one has the right campervan for you. Below are five of the most popular places to purchase a campervan from.
- Outside Van
Outside Van will convert any van as long as they are no older than 2007. When you go through Outside Van, you can purchase a new van, use your old one, or you can choose an in-stock chassis. When you get the build, you will notice that it has a more modern design. The most common base used with Outside Van is the Mercedes Sprinter. This van can be created to ensure that you can hold all of your belongings and then some. The conversion price starts at $32,000 and goes up depending on size and what amenities you want for your campervan.
Sportsmobile is the oldest conversion van company in the country. It was founded in 1961, and they work on Sprinters, Pro Masters, Chevy vans, and Ford Transits. One of their best-known products is their pop-up penthouse roof that has a sleeping space and a high ceiling.
Once you choose your base, you can choose a standard plan, or you can create your own build. If you already own your own van, they can convert it for you or help you to order one. These conversions start at $35,000.
- Van Specialties
Van Specialties was founded over forty years ago and has a great reputation in the camping community. They work on Ram Promaster, Nissans, Chevy Vans, Sprinters, Ford Vans and can do many custom projects. At Van Specialities website, you can find an online quote system that can show you how much your campervan conversion will be. You can also visit a gallery that will show you campervans that they have built over the years. Their prices start at just $15,000 and will go up depending on what you want and need in your campervan.
- RB Components
RB Components camper conversions start at $25,000 and up. They have a one-stop shop for everything you may need for your van. They have a focus on Sprinter van conversions, and they ensure that they add functionality into all of their builds. They offer bed panel kits that allow you to get into the van lifestyle without having to spend a fortune. They also ensure that they have plenty of storage and more for your campervan build.
- Colorado Camper Van
Colorado Camper Van offers a wide variety of services, and they are well known for adding a sleeping area that is pop-top to different vans. They work with Promaster, Ford E Series, Nissan NV, Euro Vans, Chevy Express, and Ford Transits. You can provide your own van, or they can help you to locate a van that will work for your needs. These conversions start at around $10,000.
If you have decided to have one of these companies build a van for you, you will need to take your time to figure out what exactly you want in a van. Figure out how many people you will need your van to sleep, and you will also want to take into consideration things like where you will be taking the van and how much you want to spend on your camper van. This will help you to make the right decision when it comes to purchasing a campervan.