FAQ

Q. Can we take the classic VW campers out of the Algarve?

A. We only allow this outside of peak season .

Q. Can we take the new vans outside of Portugal ?

A. Yes if you ask us first we can amend the insurance for this

Q. Do we have to arrive on a certain day,  i.e. Monday to Monday ?

A. No, you can pick up the van on any day of the week.

Q. Do you provide bedding ?

A. Yes we provide freshly laundered cotton duvets, sheets and pillows.

Q. Can we drop the new vans in Lisbon or Porto ?

A. You can drop the van in Lisbon for an extra charge of €150.

We are based at Faro airport. We do not allow drop off in Porto at the moment.

Q. Do the vans have a toilet and bathroom ?

A. They do not have a bathroom. We provide a solar shower free of charge

and you can rent a chemical toilet for €50 a week.

Q. Can I rent a van If I’m under 25 ?

A. We can rent to under 25′s for an additional €50 a week.

Q. Do you provide maps ?

A. Yes we provide maps and guide books. We also offer you our unique advice on arrival.

Q. Can you drop the van for me in Lagos ?

A. sorry we are a small company, we don’t have staff to drop vans anywhere else along the Algarve.

Q. Do I have to clean the van on return?

A. Yes we manage to keep our prices as low as possible by minimising the amount of time spent handing

the van to the next customers.

Q. I arrive at midnight can you collect me from the airport ?

A. No we are a small company with a family, We can however recommend some cheap hotels near

to the airport. We will collect you from there in the morning.

Q. Can you collect me from Lisbon ?

A. We can offer this service, but in our opinion it is much better to get the train down to

Faro. It costs €22 and is a really pleasant ride, taking only 3hrs. We can collect you from the train

station. Lisbon is better seen without a van.

Q. I’m under 25 can I still rent a camper from you ?

A. If you are over 20 you can, for an additional insurance cost of €50.

Q. I’ve only just passed my driving test can I still rent a van?

A. You must have held your full driving for a minimum of 1 year.

Q. How many can we fit in the van ?

A. vans with the pop up roofs sleep 4, 2 below and 2 in the top.

you can legally drive with 5 in some of our vans.

Q. Can I bring my dog

A. Yes you can bring your dog but there is a €50 extra valet fee.

Q. My flight leaves at 6am can I meet you before I leave.

A. No our office opens at 9.ooam. You can leave the van in the airport car park.

You must agree for us to inspect the van after 9.00am.There is a €10 charge for this service.

Q. Are campsites open all year round.

A. Yes they are open as usual and are cheaper off season.

Q. How do I get water.
You can fill up with water in most garages, they have a flexible hose next to the air points.

Q. Is there heating during the night in the vans.

A. If you are renting a van out of season, we provide a free electric heater for you to plug in at night.
Obviously this can only be used on campsites when you are connected to mains electric.

Q. Can I wild camp.

A. Technically wild camping is illegal in Portugal. However you will see many people wild camping in campers.
You may be told to move on though in the middle of the night and they may decide to fine you. Putting a tent up is definitely not tolerated.

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