So once we decided that tents and caravans were not for us but a campervan could be, what next.
We had ruled out the older VW vans for practical reliability reasons and unfortunately the current VW California was too pricey for us. So it appeared that a campervan conversion based on a current VW Transporter T5 was the way forward.
First, onto the internet. There are so many sites out there, so many conversion companies, accessories vendors, ebay auctions – it’s incredible. Also, it turns out there are a bunch of magazines (like … paper things) too.
A whole other world that we’d been blissfully unaware of.
Looking around the web one of the first and most useful sites I found was the VW T4/T5 forum – www.vwt4forum.co.uk This is a treasure trove of information . Think you’ve got a new idea about what your campervan could be or have or what you could do in it? You’ll find someone on the forum that’s either done it themselves or can point you in the right direction. It’s a well managed forum too – there’s a little light hearted banter but only a miniscule number of negative threads unlike some other forums I’ve come across in the past. Continue reading Researching a Conversion