Renting a Campervan / Motorhome in Australia is by far the best way to discover Australia if you don’t want to buy your own vehicle. You will save money on hotel nights and you will have more freedom. However, costs for renting a camper in Australia varies. There are many rental companies and it sometimes becomes difficult to choose. Find out everything you need to know about campervan rentals in Australia at a glance.
Motorhome / Campervan rental – Compare prices
The best comparison website for motorhomes in Australia is probably Motorhome Republic. It will help you compare prices for different vehicles. It’s free of charge and you can book online.
Motorhome / Campervan companies
High / medium budget: Apollo, Kea, Maui, Britz, Cruisin Tasmania Motorhome Brands
Low budget: Wicked Campers, Travellers Autobarn, Spaceships, Mighty, Jucy, camperman, Awesome Campers, Hippie Camper vans Brands Australia
Motorhome / Camper – Type of vehicles
Stationwagon: Car with 5 seats and 2 beds – Low budget solution
Lowtop: Van for 2 adults – the most widespread
Hitop: Van with high roof for 1-5 people. Indoor kitchen and ability to stand upright in the vehicle.
Campervan (motorhome): Off-road vehicle with a shower and toilet inside. 2-6 people. Most comfortable solution.
4×4: All-terrain vehicle for 2 to 4/5 persons. Indispensable to go on unpaved roads. Some vehicles have a cabin with bed and kitchenette.
Equipment for Motorhomes
– Bunks (double / single or children beds)
– Kitchen with all necessary equipment (microwave, hob, fridge / freezer, kitchen utensils)
– Living room with a tablet and benches
– Shower with toilet
– Storage spaces
* Not always included:
– DVD player
– Linens (towels, sheets, pillows etc.)
– Child Seats
– Tables and chairs for camping
Equipment for campervans / vans
Hitop – 1-5 people
– 1 double bed + 1 single bed or 2 double beds
– Kitchen with all the necessary equipment (microwave, hob, fridge / freezer, kitchen utensils)
Campervan Hire Insurance
It is important that you’ll get insurance to cover any damages. The insurances offered by rental companies can be quite expensive. It is better to get an insurance form a specialised company like Tripcover. An insurance for your rental car costs between 9.30 AUD and 29.70 AUD per day – almost half of the price that rental companies charge.