The NEW California Concept (with pictures)

The NEW California Concept (with pictures)

After selling 260,000 units of the California product line, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles have just presented us with the world premiere of a near-production California CONCEPT at the Caravan Salon trade fair in Düsseldorf, thus paving the way for new technology and advanced campervan comforts. At a glance, new features include:

  • Extra length and width offer more living space, more comfort, safety and flexibility
  • Twin sliding doors creating a new three-zone concept with a kitchen that can be used from outside the vehicle
  • Significantly more flexibility for everyday use and for camping
  • New use of eHybrid drive, improved ride comfort and more assist systems
  • Camper van functions can be controlled via a new smartphone app or tablet-style control unit

The California by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is a statement, a motoring way of life: a full-value VW bus suitable for every day of the year, which can also be converted into a fully-equipped camper van for adventures of any kind from one minute to the next. It is this versatility that has made the California the world’s most successful camper van in its class.

Featuring state-of-the-art powertrains and the latest assist and infotainment systems as well as the next generation of camper van equipment. the California CONCEPT is based on the long version of the Multivan launched in 2021, which makes it larger than its predecessor, the California 6.1.

A California for tomorrow
For the first time, the California CONCEPT offers plug-in hybrid technology that acts as a bridge to the world of electric mobility, offering huge overall ranges of distance, while still able to deliver emission-free driving for everyday urban life. Lithium-ion batteries on board the vehicle provide an almost completely autonomous 12 V power supply.

Life in the great outdoors
The campervan living and cooking area has undergone a extensive makeover. For the first time, this California is equipped with an additional sliding door on the kitchen side, which allows extended use of the space around the vehicle and adds a new dimension to summer camping in the great outdoors.

In the past, all California models based on the Transporter series had a kitchen area stretching down the left-hand side, with a sliding door on the right-hand side as the main entrance – both in everyday use and when camping. 

In future, the addition of the extra sliding door on the driver side of the California CONCEPT and a kitchen area that now is now located further back in the vehicle. This means that the left-hand side of the vehicle can now be opened up when camping, and, as a result, the California is now more versatile than ever before and safer for those drivers with a right-hand drive variant.

As the concept vehicle is fitted with a folding-arm awning on the left and a sun sail on the right, both sides of the vehicle can be protected from either sun or rain. The sun sail can be set up for use in a matter of moments. 

Three-zone concept
A new three-zone concept presents different exterior and interior scenarios for camping and day-to-day driving, and significantly expand the possibilities for use of the California.

Zone 1 (outside)
With the right hand sliding door, the vehicle provides a standard point of entry and exit for vehicles. On the campsite, the sun sail turns this area into an open-sided tent, enhancing the feeling of life in the great outdoors.

Zone 2 (inside)
Behind the height-adjustable and rotating front seats, the entire vehicle interior is an comfortable passenger compartment for day-to-day driving, offering the familiar flexibility of a Multivan; fitted with individual seats that are lightweight, removable and comfortable.

Thanks to these variable seats, surfboards and bikes and other equipment can now easily be transported inside the vehicle. When used as a camper van, the California CONCEPT’s seating area can quickly be converted into a flat chill-out zone, or offer face-to-face seating for shared mealtimes or games.

The solid rear bench seat in the California 6.1 makes way for individually adjustable rear seats with bed functions. The seats are upholstered with a hard-wearing and haptically pleasant fabric in Mélange design.

Zone 3 (outside)
Thanks to the new sliding door on the left hand side, and the new concept for the kitchen unit and awning, an additional outdoor area has been created on the left side of the vehicle – never seen before in conjunction with an outdoor kitchen in any other California.

For day-to-day driving, the second sliding door provides an additional point of entry and exit, and an additional loading option at home or at the stores. This also offers a further advantage for right-hand drive markets, where users can now enter and exit the California safely on the pavement side. 

When camping, this also creates a separate area for cooking and eating and long summer evenings spent under the awning. That is because the kitchen – including the sink, sliding induction hob and refrigerator – is now also accessible from outside.

In addition to the 230V induction hob, there is also an integrated gas cooker familiar from previous generations of the van. A 230-volt socket on the outside of the kitchen and an external folding table add the perfect finishing touch for life at the campsite. The kitchen drawers can be accessed from both inside and outside. Another highlight is the compact grill, which is stowed in the kitchen unit and can be conveniently removed from outside the vehicle.

The refrigerator offers practical benefits as it can be accessed from outside and is equipped with a drawer: it now takes even less time to serve breakfast. What is more, fresh summer produce can be loaded straight from the shopping trolley into the refrigerator.

The second sliding door One thing is certain: the dual concept – use as a VW Bus for day-to-day driving and as a versatile camper van for leisure – has now been improved even further thanks to the new three-zone concept.

Intelligent interior design, right down to the last detail
Since the Multivan is fitted with an electronic parking brake instead of a manual brake, the space between the driver and front passenger seat can now be put to much better use.

Practical drawers under the front height-adjustable swivel seats and the individual seats at the rear also offer extra storage space. There is now space behind the driver or front passenger seat for items such as a removable dry-composting toilet. There is also plenty of storage space in the top and bottom kitchen cupboards, located behind the refrigerator. In addition, there a separate storage area under the bed extension.

The vehicle interior is illuminated by all-round, dimmable background lighting with a range of colours available. To create the right atmosphere outside, the kitchen unit has an integrated removable table light to create a cosy feel around the camping table. If more light is needed, the LED lights on the awning arms bathe the vehicle’s ‘terrace’ in pleasant light.

Pop-up roof and high-quality roof bed
A VW bus as a California without a classic pop-up roof is inconceivable, and so the California CONCEPT is no exception. It comprises a lightweight aluminium roof shell and a triple- layered bellows with a large panorama opening at the front. Large side windows provide incredible panoramic views.

Like in all California models, the highest position for the pop-up roof is at the front. A high-quality roof bed with spring plates also guarantees a good night’s sleep beneath the stars, while USB-C sockets and LED lights provide power and light.

Control by smartphone, camper van control unit or the infotainment system
The roof’s pop-up mechanism can now be controlled using a vertical, multifunctional tablet on the cupboard at the C-pillar, with all of the features relevant for camping controllable via the touch display.

In addition to the pop-up roof, information is included on the fresh and waste water levels, the interior lighting functions (including background lighting), power supply status, refrigerator and auxiliary heater.

All of these functions can additionally be controlled from a smartphone using the “Cali on Tour” app. The infotainment system can also be used to access an inclination display that helps when levelling the van.

However, the tablet does not just provide information about the vehicle, it can also provide entertainment. For example, it can be swivelled out on an articulated arm and positioned to be easily visible from the passenger compartment. It can also be rotated by 90 degrees, meaning there is nothing in the way of an entertaining evening watching your favourite shows.

The California CONCEPT shows us that VW Commercial Vehicles will accompany all VW bus fans on their journeys across the world in the future that will become a reality in 2024 with all drive systems.


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Snow place like home – Christmas in a VW California

Snow place like home – Christmas in a VW California

According to a survey carried out by Bassetts Vitamins, families are spending less and less time together – with 43% struggling to find time to eat as one – all of which means Christmas dinner may be one of the only occasions where everyone sits around the same table.

Of course, this was pre-pandemic, before working from home was at the same level it is now — but with our heads stuck in zoom calls and computers, it doesn’t mean the same does not apply.

So, we’ve revisited this article again to encourage families to spend quality time this Christmas, to remind of us the year when Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles challenged chef and founder of the 5 O’Clock Apron blog, Claire Thomson, to go off-grid in the New Forest with her family to create a festive feast in a Volkswagen California Ocean Campervan.

Kate Thompson, mother of two and Head of Press and Public Relations, of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, said: “While for many the Christmas meal is daunting enough in a fully equipped kitchen at home, Claire proved the iconic campervan is all you need to cook up a delicious three course meal.”

Claire and her husband – former Michelin starred chef, Matt Williamson – made use of the two gas hobs, fridge, and running tap that all come as standard in the California Ocean. The couple also propped up the preparation table and rotated the two front seats to create a spacious kitchen area in which to prepare their festive feast.

Claire created the original recipes to ensure they included all the essentials so her family weren’t missing out on the true Christmas experience. For a starter, Claire cooked pan fried scallops with hazelnut butter and spinach.

This was followed by a main course of turkey saltimbocca, served with sautéed potatoes, chestnuts and sprouts and dressed with spiced pickled pears. For the final touch, they had Christmas pudding fried with Marsala butter for dessert.

Claire Thomson, commented: “We have stayed in a Volkswagen California before and absolutely loved it. The kids like sleeping ‘upstairs’, in the top bunk and it genuinely has everything you need to create any meal – even a Christmas dinner. The hobs, fridge and sink make everything really simple, leaving you free to enjoy the time away with your family.”


Blogger Claire Thomson and family; cooking up a Christmas Feast in a Volkswagen California Ocean campervan 


Click here for the full festive recipe


Scallops with Hazelnut Butter and Spinach

Ingredients – Serves 4

12x large scallops
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 tsp. picked fresh thyme leaves
30g skinned hazelnuts, roughly chopped 40g butter
Finely grated zest and juice of 1⁄2 lemon
100g washed baby spinach
Vegetable oil to cook


  1. Heat a large frying pan over a high temperature and add about 1 tbsp. of oil. Season the scallops well with salt and pepper and carefully place in the hot pan
  2. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes until nicely seared on one side and then turn the scallops over. Add the butter and the thyme leaves and cook for further 1 – 2 minutes, carefully spooning the foaming butter over the scallops as they cook
  3. Add the spinach to the pan along with the hazelnuts and lemon zest
  4. Remove from the heat and serve immediately together with all the pan juices

Main Course

Turkey Saltimbocca

Ingredients – Serves 4

4x 150g turkey escalopes
8x slices of prosciutto (Parma ham would be preferred)
8x sage leaves
200ml dry Marsala wine (optional)
2 tbsp. plain flour
2 tbsp. olive oil
3 tbsp. unsalted butter
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2x cloves garlic, peeled and slightly flattened with the side of a knife


  1. Flatten the turkey escalope out between cling film (or greaseproof paper) to about 1⁄2 cm, using a meat mallet or a rolling pin. Cut each piece into two and place a sage leaf on each, together with a good grind of pepper. Wrap each piece of turkey in a prosciutto slice and dust lightly in flour.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the garlic and allow it to just begin to sizzle. Add the meat and cook for about 2 minutes on each side until crisp, golden and cooked through. Remove and keep warm on a serving dish.
  3. Add the Marsala to the pan and bubble it over a high heat until thickened and reduced by half. Taste for seasoning, remove the garlic and serve with the sauce poured over the meat.
Devils on Horseback

Ingredients – Serves 4

12x dried prunes
6x rashers of streaky bacon


  1. Wrap 2 prunes together in a length of bacon.
  2. Fry the bacon wrapped prunes in a pan with a spot of vegetable oil over a moderate heat seam side down to begin with. Fry for about 2 – 3 minutes, turning the parcels until the bacon is crisp all over.
  3. Remove from the pan and keep somewhere warm.
Sautéed Potatoes with Chestnuts & Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients – Serves 4

500g small new potatoes, skin on
1x small onion, finely chopped
10 – 15 brussels sprouts, thinly sliced or shaved Salt and freshly ground black pepper
10x approx. cooked and peeled chestnuts, grated 30g butter
2 tbsp. vegetable oil


  1. Boil the potatoes in well-salted water for about 10 minutes until tender. Drain and cool on a large serving plate. When cool enough to handle, slice into 1cm coins.
  2. Fry the finely chopped onion in the vegetable oil over a moderate heat for about 5 minutes until soft and golden.
  3. Add the potatoes, turn up the heat and fry over a high temperature for about 8 – 10 minutes, at least until the potatoes begin to brown and crisp in places.
  4. Add the butter and brussels sprouts and cook for 1 – 2 minutes more just to soften the sprouts. Season with salt and pepper as necessary and sprinkle the chestnuts over to serve.

Spiced Pickled Pears


Ingredients – Makes 1 large jar

8x ripe pears, peeled, halved and cored
600ml white wine vinegar
300g caster sugar
A couple of thin slices of lemon
1x whole cinnamon quill
1x thick slice of fresh ginger
1x fresh bay leaf
1⁄2 tsp allspice berries
1⁄2 tsp black peppercorns
1 large glass jar – washed in warm water and heated in a moderately hot oven for about 5 minutes to sterilise.


  1. Combine all ingredients (except the pears) with the spices in a pan (big enough to put the pears into) and simmer until the sugar has just dissolved.
  2. Put the pears into the pan and simmer for about 15 – 20 minutes until completely tender and slightly translucent.
  3. Layer the pears in the sterilised jar and pour over the hot vinegar mix including all the spices.
  4. Leave to mature for at least a week before eating.
  5. Stored well, these pears will keep for several months.


Fried Christmas Pudding with Marsala Butter

Ingredients – Serves 4

60g butter
40g icing sugar
2 tbsp Marsala wine or use sweet sherry
400g approx. Christmas pudding, cut into 1cm slices Crème fraiche or thick double cream to serve


  1. Cream the butter and icing sugar together until completely combined. Beat in the marsala, then place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to set (do this ahead of time)
  2. Melt the masala butter in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat until just bubbling. Add the Christmas pudding and cook for about 2 minutes on each side until golden and fragrant
  3. Place the fried Christmas pudding, together with all the buttery pan juices on a large plate and serve with a dollop of creme fraiche or cream

If you’re considering a Volkswagen California for your winter adventure then why not check out our featured hirers page to try before you buy, or even go straight to our dealership map to find your nearest California specialist.


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Winter Travel in a VW California

Winter Travel in a VW California

Before setting off on a foreign trip during the winter months there are a few things you must research to ensure you are adhering to the particular laws of that country.

If touring there might be several different countries you plan to drive through and each country may have different rules and regulations for different seasons — so it is important to know what is required. A great place to start your research is the AA website; the link below will take you to the page where you can select the country/ies you wish to visit and download a PDF fact sheet for that region.

From seatbelt law to badge requirements and speed limits, we think the AA has it pretty much covered, and as such this article is more geared towards Volkswagen California owners — however, all campervan, SUV and motorhome owners may still benefit from the information contained here.


One good piece of advice is to fit winter/snow tyres from November through to February at least, even in if you are in the UK and especially if you are in a remote rural area.

From December 2010 it is has been compulsory in Germany to drive on winter tyres regardless of vehicle nationality so be beware and prepare if you are heading in that direction. If you have the space then it may be worth keeping some winter tyres on sets of steel rims and swap the wheels over in November/December.

Purchasing winter tyres does not need to be an excessively expensive investment, and is one you should consider seriously if you plan to drive your pride and joy in bad weather, let alone to the Alps.

Ask any tyre dealer and they’ll tell you that you don’t need premium tyres to feel the benefit; the sidewall of a winter tyre will be marked with a symbol showing a snowflake or snow-topped mountains, and this is what the German police will be looking for when doing checks!


Winter tyres use a rubber compound (high silica content) and tread pattern specifically designed to retain flexibility in low temperatures (below 7°C) and give improved braking/traction performance on snow/ice as well as on wet roads in cold conditions .

If you don’t fit winter tyres then you will need to ensure you have all weather tyres fitted and a decent amount of tread remaining for the countries you are travelling in. Laws in countries can differ on tread depth and at least 3 mm is required in Switzerland and some other countries. Again, check the AA or RAC websites for further information.

Do not forget to check your tyre pressures and if you pack a set of Snow chains practice putting them on. The alloy wheels and tyre sizes on a Volkswagen California can sometimes make getting the right fit difficult (17″ wheels and above). It may be worth noting that specialists such as Campervantastic stock Snow Chains and Snow Socks both for sale and for hire.

snow chainSNOW CHAINS

Snow chains offer excellent grip but are a bit awkward to fit when you are knee deep in snow and slush, and wrapping them around the wheels can be frustrating when you are cold. similar applies for removing them again, so be prepared to get cold and messy.

That is why you should choose the best chains you can find and look for self-tensioning chain for SUV, crossover, commercial vehicles and motorhomes. A good tip is not to leave it too long before fitting the chains; it is easy to think it is not that bad, only to get stuck later on. Vehicles you see passing without snow chains will probably be using snow tyres – so don’t be fooled into thinking you can get away with it; it could be a costly and even fatal mistake!


If you are travelling through France then you are legally required to carry two NF Certified Breathalysers.

These are not expensive and can be purchased in a twin pack by AlcoSense, these are as used by the French Police. The breathalyser must be compliant with French law and are designed to to alert you at the French Drink Drive limit of 0.5% BAC.


For those intending to travel through France you should be aware that from the 3rd January 2012 a new law in France made it illegal to be warned by Sat Nav & other devices about the location of speed cameras. However most manufactures like TomTom are introducing a 100% compliant Danger Zones service available in a free download for compatible products. If you don’t switch off your speed camera warnings or upgrade your product to the new Danger Zones then you risk a fine of up to €1,500.


A decent screen wash will protect down to -20°C but always check the label as some places sell screen wash that is absolutely useless in sub zero conditions.


Make sure that you get your campervan cleaned, especially if you return from your winter trip and leave it parked for an extended period of time. The road salt used to clear snow and ice can corrode many different parts of your campervan including your brake disks! This could result in pitting, brake noise and potential disk replacement.


If you are living in the campervan you can leave the fresh water in the tank as long as you keep the temperature above 0°C.

However it is better to drain the water tank when leaving the campervan uninhabited for any length of time – you also need to drain the waste tank and the residue of water from the sink tap otherwise it can freeze and break.

If you leave any food, drink or water bottles in the van in extreme cold then expect everything to be frozen! If you are parked for a long period it is also recommended to chock the wheels and release the handbrake to prevent the brake pads from freezing to the disks.

Be mindful if using the roll-out sun canopy in the extreme cold as it has been known to freeze, thus making it very difficult to roll back in.

For driving advice in winter from the Institute of Advanced Motorists see the bottom of this post and don’t forget to let us know your experiences and tips.


Storage can be a real issue when packing winter gear, Bulky clothing, skis, snowboards and boots all need their place. There are a variety of equipment and sleeping options available to make your winter trip a success; such as the Ski and Snowboard soft bags from Thule that can attach to your roof bars and removed folded and stored when not being used.

Also, think about hiring or buying your ski gear here in the UK as it can work out very expensive in some European Locations.


It is warmer in the lower part of the campervan, so here is a tip if you have small children. Put the campervan in first gear (or park) and chock the wheels – you will then be able to drop the handbrake and rotate the front seats to face each other to create a bed for a toddler. You can also get a hammock that fits across the front cab for older children.

The roof bed can be cold at night in winter so something like the Iso Top roof liner (the Iso Top deflects the heat away from the top air vents and acts as a wind breaker). Other options include the Vanorak or Khyam Kamper Cozi.

These all need to be fitted and removed after closing the roof – however, the advantage of the Iso Top Gore lining is that it can be left fitted when lowering the roof but does not offer as much protection in cold weather. Thermal screens (external or internal) are also recommended which fit over the windscreen and can be used in conjunction with insulation hoods.


snow vanThe lower bed area is really toasty – the heating system is amazing and can be used in temps of -18°C and lower; it can be left on through the night without an electrical hook-up and is fuelled by the diesel tank.

You may even get few nights or more if you’re careful with the energy and turn off the fridge etc to conserve power. Igniting the heater is a problem when power is low so turning the engine on also charges and can give the batteries a boost.

Check your heating in advance and charge your batteries using the hook up, as your journey alone may not be enough to provide significant charge!

While the heating is the most efficient and practical way to heat your campervan, it is also possible to run a small electric heater when on hook up. However some campsites only offer a 6 amp supply and most heaters are 13 amp so you’ll need to check the current rating of your appliance; a 6 amp supply will be good for a 1KW heater or you could look for one that can be set on half power for when you do not have a 13amps.

If in doubt seek advice from the campsite staff, and for safety sake always keep electric heaters clear from obstructions such as clothing and bags etc.


It is unlikely you will have any issues when using the gas burners. However gas can freeze below 0°C so if you find the gas is not flowing try to heat the campervan up first and see if that does the job. The water tank in a California does offer some protection for the gas bottle however you could consider insulating it as well.

Always ensure you have good ventilation when cooking and make sure the burners are turned off when you close the cover!


Subject to when you travel, there is also low temperature diesel available in the Alps which might be preferable in sub zero temperatures.

In very cold conditions wax crystals can form in diesel, block the fuel filter and prevent fuel flow. The European quality standard for diesel fuel includes winter requirements specific to each country which ensure that fuel is suited to the local climate.

Fuel capable of operation down to at least -20°C is normal in the popular winter resort destinations.


This is what the Institute of Advanced Motorists recommend…

  • When driving in snow, get your speed right – not too fast so that you risk losing control, but not so slow that you risk losing momentum when you need it – and brake, steer and accelerate as smoothly as possible.
  • Start gently from stationary, avoiding high revs. If you get yourself into a skid the main thing to remember is to take your foot off the pedals and steer.”
  • Only use the brake if you cannot steer out of trouble.
  • Double or even triple your normal stopping distance from the vehicle in front. Drive so that you do not rely on your brakes to be able to stop – on an icy surface they simply may not do that for you!
  • If your vehicle has ABS in very slippery conditions it will not give you the same control it would in others. Do not rely on it.


Top tips for driving in snow and ice

  • Plan your journey around busier roads as they are more likely to have been gritted. Avoid using shortcuts on minor roads – they are less likely to be cleared or treated with salt, especially country lanes.
  • On motorways stay in the clearest lane where possible, away from slush and ice. Keep within the clear tyre tracks if you can.
  • Stay in a lower gear for better control, and if it is slippery move off in second gear, rather than just using first.
  • On a downhill slope lower your speed low before you start the descent, and do not let momentum build up – it is much easier to keep low than to try to slow down once things get slippery
  • In falling snow use dipped headlights or fog lights to make yourself visible to others (especially pedestrians) – but as conditions improve make sure your fog lights are only on if necessary as they can dazzle other drivers and only recommended for poor visibility.
  • If you are following another vehicle at night, using their lights to see the road ahead can cause you to drive dangerously close – always keep well back from other traffic.


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The VW California British Destination Guide

The VW California British Destination Guide

Click Here to Download The GuideBack in 2018, in celebration of 30 years of the VW California campervan, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK  created the ultimate guide to campervan travel in the UK — a downloadable PDF to the top 30 places to visit in the UK, as chosen by California owners.

Now times have changed, and even though the pandemic is slowly become less of a problem, more and more people are opting for the ‘staycation’ as an alternative to foreign travel — and as such we thought we’d give this a boost to inspire people for their next UK excursion.

This fantastic download includes information on iconic British locations such as Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast, Glastonbury in Somerset and the Isle of Skye to the Northwest of Scotland.

Along with a few lesser known favourites such as Llyn Gwynant in spectacular Snowdonia and Mundesley on the Norfolk Coast there is enough inspiration here for everyone.

Click here to download and explore this guide and plan your next campervan adventure!








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The VW California Christmas Stocking

The VW California Christmas Stocking

It’s that time of year again, and we’ve teamed up with our friends at Campervantastic to bring you our top suggestions for what to buy the discerning camper fan! With a present for every budget (and a discount code too), we are confident you can find just the right gift for the campervan enthusiast in your family!


1. Brand New RidgeMonkey Connect Multi-Purpose Pan and Griddle Set – £29.99 

Rustle up all kinds of adventurous cuisine with the brand new RidgeMonkey Connect Multi-Purpose Pan & Griddle Set – featuring a deep-sided saucepan and a shallow griddle plate. With use of RidgeMonkey’s innovative detachable hinge design, the griddle plate doubles as a lid for the deep pan or alternatively both pans can be used independently – the choice is yours!


2. Campervan Bluetooth Speaker – £44.00

Officially licensed VW Campervan Bluetooth music speaker. Will work with any device that supports Bluetooth.The speaker is a 1:38 scale model of a 1963 classic VW T1 Transporter Bus with red coloured bodywork and white roof.

Bluetooth Speaker

3. VW California Keyring – £13.00

This stylish VW California key ring is the perfect gift for you or your camper fan to keep your keys together. We love this simple classic design, with soft black plastic “bumper” surround. Made in Germany.


4. VW Camper Cookbook Rides Again – £10.95

VW Camper Cookbook Rides Again: Amazing Camper Recipes and Stories from an Aircooled World Officially licensed by Volkswagen Launched back in 2008 The Original VW Camper Cookbook fast became a cult classic in the aircooled VW scene around the World!

VW Campervan Cookbook

5. Officially Licensed Volkswagen Campervan Glass Magnets – set of four – £5.99

Four Glass button magnets with the Classic Campervan and Surf Board design in four colours

Glass Magnets

6. Campervan Face Covering – £9.99

These beautiful handmade pleated face masks/coverings are made from 3 layers with soft ear straps that are easily adjustable by simply tying a knot. These Face masks/coverings will fit most adults.

7. Kingsize Parachute Silk Hammock, express bag and sleeve – £64.99

With an express bag and sleeve this hammock is super fast to get up and big enough to fit the whole family in! The inner Sleeve pulls quickly along the hammock like a snake skin making putting it away just as easy!


8VW Campervan USB Memory Stick 8GB – £10.00

Scale Campervan in Red, Blue or Orange; a perfect gift for the camper fan to keep all their files and photos safe. Holds 16GB (Gigabytes) of storage via USB 2.0 (Connect to PC USB port directly) with simple plug and play (no drivers needed). USB connector slides inside boot of bus when not in use. Front headlights light up on the Campervan when connected to computer.

Campervan USB Storage

9. Cobb Premiere Air with carry bag – £155.99

The Reborn and Re-engineered Premier Air – It looks better and cooks better. Improved base design allows better airflow, providing more heat and improved cooking. New dome lid with air flow control. Vent fully open provides higher temperatures or close the vent for lower temperatures with longer cooking times.


10. The Big Book of Camper Van, featuring Campervantastic! – £9.99

The BIG book of campervan charts the history of this iconic vehicle. This larger and updated book of the successful Littlebook of Campervan includes 141 packed pages including the 8,000 mile European road trip story that inspired the Lumley family to start CamperVanTastic and for the first time a chapter on the VW California written by our very own Author and Campervan Guru Steve Lumley.

Little Book of Campervan



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