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Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Get To Know About Hiring Campervans In Perth
There are quite a few things that you need to consider while looking to hire a campervan or RV in Perth, or anywhere in Australia for that matter. Touring with campervans has become hugely popular as more and more baby boomers seek out more comfortable ways to see the sights in their retirement years, when sleeping in tents and hostels will no longer suffice.
There are lots of agencies in and around the city of Perth that offer various kinds of campervans and motorhomes packages to suit your needs. Whether you're after comfort, space for families, or extra features such as entertainment units and refridgeration, there are a whole range of different vehicles to suit your needs and budget.
When it comes to picking your camper, there are a lot of things to consider. First things first you need to have an idea of how much the agency you're going to go with costs compared to their competitors. Obviously costs will also vary based on the type of campervan, the mileage it offers, the fuel and the distance that will be covered and also the duration of the rental and hire, so it's best to know this ahead of time.
Camper Equipment and Amenities
The second thing to consider is to have an idea of the facilities and amenities that are offered in these campervans, as you may also wish to hire equipment, such as cooking utensils, bedding, maps, as well as paying extra for the use of tourist services partnered with your rental company. It's important to be clear on what your camper does and doesn't include in the price, to avoid embarrassing revelations when you turn up to collect your RV. Generally campervans are fitted with beds, workstations, private balconies and possibly a small kitchen. You can opt for small campervans with two rooms or you can even go for the ones with more than three rooms. The latter ones are well suited for larger families. Larger campers may also offer a toilet and shower.
Camper Care and Maintenance
There are also some other things that you need to keep in mind while hiring a camper in Perth. In most cases, a camper can run for a day or two without charging the batteries. However, if they do run flat,a local service or refuel center may be your only option, so be sure to run the engine regularly as there is nothing worst than a breakdown! Secondly, those who have rented the campervans may not automatically be covered for injury by the camper insurance. In most cases, the insurance charges are paid by package dealers and tour operators to the administration, and you should be sure to have appropriate travel insurance for yourself and your belongings.
All in all, have a great and safe holiday, and enjoy Perth!