A road trip can be the ultimate holiday. With no need for plane travel or public transport, it’s no surprise that this kind of journey is so popular.
In fact, many people have abandoned their daily routine to pursue a life of travel. Otherwise known as the Van Life Movement, this lifestyle has gained huge appeal over the past few years.
If you are considering a family road trip or an extended journey in your campervan, then here are some tips to help make the experience more comfortable and enjoyable.
- Explore Décor Ideas
Before you begin your journey, consider how you want your camper to look. Do you want it to have a classic vibe? Or do you seek laid-back chic? Maybe you’re not quite sure yet?
Whatever your preferred style, you can pinpoint the best design by experimenting with ideas. Create a mood-board and think about fabrics and colours that you love. After all, it’s your motor and your holiday.
- Maximise Comfort
When it comes to road trips, comfort is key. Make sure that your van is suitable for all weathers, and you’ll thank yourself later.
Proper insulation could mean the difference between a peaceful and a dreadful night’s sleep. If you furnish your walls and ceiling with silver reflective bubble wrap, you can guarantee warmth throughout the year.
With this technique, you needn’t let chilly weather prevent you from enjoying a winter holiday. And so, your campervan holiday can be cosy and adventurous all year round.
- Enable Learning
With no need for accommodation fees, road trips seem like the ideal budget holiday. Especially if you want to manage your money and have fun at the same time.
They can also help you to explore a range of the world’s most interesting — and affordable — attractions. Whether it’s a nature site or a museum you’re intending to visit, why not prepare with some preparation reading?
Bring some books on board that focus on the delights of your destination. That way, you can save cash on tour guides, immerse yourself in the area’s history and landscape, and avoid hours of boredom during the journey. What’s not to love?
- Stock Up on Provisions
It’s always a good idea to pack provisions for a holiday — especially if you’re planning a road trip. Few people would want to spend the night in a secluded rural area without any food or toiletries and a scarcity of stores nearby.
So, it may be worth ensuring that your temporary abode is kitted out with all the necessary items including snacks, drinks, toothbrushes and warm blankets.
Once you’ve got the necessities sorted, you are ready to begin your adventure. Who knows, your adjustments may be so good that you’ll never want to vacation any other way again.
Disclosure: This is a collaborative post.