Campervan is a type of a camping car. This class B
recreational vehicle provides both traveling facility
and home like stay.
These are smaller than the Motor homes, but provide
similar luxury. These campervans are also called
motor-caravans in UK.
The structure of the campervan is similar to the van,
in which a raised roof spacious compartment is built
on the rare side. These roofs are called pop-up roofs
and they can be adjusted or fixed on the top.
The campervans include a small sized kitchen. There is
an electric/gas refrigerator, gas burners and a grill
The campervan comprises of water heater, shower and a
portable toilet. The electric equipments inside the
campervan operate on a separate dedicated battery or
the van battery.
The equipments can be run on the AC supply that may be
provided on the camp site.
Microwaves can also be transported in a campervan. The
entertainment mediums consist of radio, music system
and television. The holidays can be enjoyed at leisure
in a campervan.
For hot regions, AC can be turned ON, while in the
cold regions heater can be used. There are no worries
about water while traveling in a campervan, as the van
comprises of small water tanks.
The awning is provided so that one doesn’t have to
face the scorching heat of the sun.
The campervans are also known as Dormobiles in UK.
In Australia, they are called as ‘Kombis’.
In North America, Roadtrek is the most famous company
manufacturing the campervans. For the bases of
campervans, full sized strong vans such as Toyota
Hiace, Ford Transit, and Datsun Urvan are used.
Volkswagen is the most popular campervan manufacturing
company. This company manufactured the historical
Camper. There are several other types of campervans
that are manufactured by this company.