If you’re planning a long term campervan or motorhome trip you’ve probably wondered about buying a motorhome in Europe. “Can I buy a motorhome in Europe as a non resident?” I hear you ask. The short answer is yes, absolutely. The longer answer, however, is that buying a motorhome in Europe as a non resident is a complex process. There are multiple options, multiple degrees of ownership and multiple ways to lose your money. In this article I’m going to explain the 5 ways you can legally buy a motorhome or campervan in Europe and give you as much information as I can about how it all works.
If you’re planning a road trip through Europe as a non resident you will need an International Drivers Permit, or IDP. There are different types of International Drivers Permits, and different European countries have different requirements. I’m going to tell you what countries require what type, and how you can get an IDP at home, before you leave for your trip.
Hiring a campervan to travel Europe can be a daunting experience. The reality is that it is your home and transport for the duration of your road trip and getting it wrong can really cause a lot of problems. That being said, hiring a campervan doesn’t have to be this nightmarish, nail biting decision. In this guide I’ll explain everything (in what might feel like excruciating detail) so that you can confidently choose the best campervan. I’ll show you what to look for, what questions to ask and how to book your campervan. I’ll also discuss what paperwork and information you need to take with you and how to make your campervan pick up a smooth and simple transaction that sets up the beginning of a brilliant holiday.
The decision between a motorhome or caravan can be a difficult one if you’re wanting to tour the UK and Europe. We have travelled across Europe in both a motorhome and a caravan. In this article I’m going to use that experience to give you all the information you need to decide which recreational vehicle is right for you.
Confused about the difference between a campervan and a motorhome? If you’re starting to plan your road trip you’ll need to decide whether to buy or hire a motorhome or campervan. In this article we’re going to compare and contrast campervans and motorhomes. We’ll look at the pro’s and con’s of both options. We’ll also compare facilities and amenities and discuss the less tangible things, like how they feel to drive and challenges you might have with each. Hopefully by the end you’ll have a better idea about what sort of vehicle is best for your and your travel plans. Bring on the competition, campervan vs motorhome!