Motorhomes, Campers, Vans,
and RV Travel in Europe
ABOVE: A converted school bus may
be a handy way to get around in North America, but in Europe, you'll want a more
compact motorhome to negotiate narrow roads and minimize fuel expenses.
Europe by Van and Motorhome
This is the most comprehensive guidebook on European camper travel that
you're likely to find. (This book has been
by Europe for Visitors.)
directory for information on rentals, or browse the site for general
information on RV travel in Britain.
The "home exchange" concept comes to the highway, with RV-swapping members
in the British Isles, Continental Europe, North America, Australia, and New
This U.S.-based company has been renting vehicles to North American travelers
to Europe for nearly 50 years. It offers motorhomes in France, Great Britain,
Germany, and Spain.
The following firms are listed without our personal endorsement,
since we've never rented a camper or motorhome ourselves:
Start your trip in Amsterdam, where Braitman & Woudenberg will rent you a compact camper van
or a larger truck that sleeps up to six passengers.
Det Rullende Hotel holds up to 30 passengers, making it the perfect
camper for large or extended families. It's owned by a Danish company that has
been operating all over Europe since 1977.
This long-established Swiss firm rents half a dozen types of campers that
range from VW and Mercedes van conversions to truck-style motorhomes.
Budget rentals are the specialty of Tour-Europe, which is based in Germany
and rents VW camper vans. Inexpensive add-ons include a GPS navigation
system, a power inverter for your chargers, and a USB "surf stick" for
Internet access throughout the EU.
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Need a car in Europe?
guarantees the lowest rental
rates for standard cars, sports cars, SUVs, luxury cars,
chauffered sedans, and RVs. Its Web site also has driving information
for 38 countries.
you live outside the EU, a
Peugeot tourist lease can be cheaper than renting.
Minimum driver age is 18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include
Short-term car leasing.
Traveling by train?
has schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads. (Residents
of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes
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