Motorhome rentals have long been considered an affordable holiday option, particularly for families and groups. The self contained nature of most hire campers means that you can avoid constant eating out and spend more on your favourite travel activities.

 

 Cook a meal in your self contained luxury motorhome

 

That being said, there are many ways you can squeeze more value from your trip. Today, we’re able to share a number of insider campervan hire tips. We hope these saving ideas will help you stretch your road-trip budget even further.

 

1. Consider hiring a GPS. Initially, this may seem counterintuitive. How will spending money on GPS hire save money? However, when you consider one of the biggest expenses when hiring a campervan is fuel, it makes perfect sense.

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Losing your way in an unfamiliar travel destination can quickly eat up your fuel budget. Keeping a traditional road atlas on hand is a great idea, particularly in remote areas where GPS signals can be compromised. However, constant road works, particularly in metropolitan areas, mean paper maps can quickly become out of date.

The stress of driving around an unfamiliar city in a large vehicle such as a campervan can be daunting. Your own personal navigator (the GPS) can both alleviate the stress and eliminate any additional expense associated with taking the long way to your destination.

In any case, we’ve all experienced the trauma of a classic navigation argument. If your directions come from an electronic device, you will avoid much debate about which route to take.

Most motorhome rental companies (including Apollo) offer GPS rentals at an affordable daily rental rate, with a maximum amount you will pay