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The Complete Campervan Checklist

The Complete Campervan Checklist

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Are you preparing to hit the open road and live life on the go for a few days, weeks or even months in your campervan? Make sure you’re equipped for your next adventure with our handy checklist!

Much like any other holiday, there are lots of things to remember to pack and there’s no worse feeling than wondering if you’ve left something behind. Our completecampervan checklist is here to help you avoid that feeling, by preparing you before you head off on your next adventure.


Absolute Essentials:

There are a couple of items that you absolutely need to consider packing…

  • Power Sources – Solar Panels, Portable Generator, Adapters, Extension Cords.
  • Safety – Fire Extinguisher and Blanket, Smoke Alarm, Carbon Monoxide Monitor.
  • First Aid Kit – Pain Killers, Anti-histamines, Insect Repellent, Bite Cream, Plasters and Bandages, Antiseptic Wipes, Sun cream, After Sun Care.

Camping Essentials:

Whether you’re new to campervan life or are a seasoned professional, there are lots of camping items that will benefit you…

  • Lantern
  • Torch
  • Burner/Fire Pit
  • Camping Table and Chairs
  • Washing Line and Pegs
  • Awning/Windbreak


Sleeping Essentials:

When it comes to sleep, you’ll want to make sure you’re as comfortable as possible, especially if you intend to travel around a number of campsites and areas. You’ll need to ensure you’re rested up if you’re doing lots of driving…

  • Sleeping Bags
  • Blanket
  • Pillows
  • Mattress Topper
  • Pyjamas

    Cooking Essentials: 

When it comes to packing kitchen essentials, the list is endless, you may feel that you need to pack everything but the kitchen sink…

  • Camping Stove/ Portable Barbeque
  • Lighter/Matches
  • Fuel – gas, charcoal, firewood, kindling
  • Pots and Pans
  • Cooking Utensils – Tongs, Spatula, Colander, Masher, Knives, Tin Opener, Scissors
  • Plates, Cups and Cutlery
  • Kettle
  • Food Storage Containers
  • Washing Up Items – Washing Up Liquid, Brush, Tea Towels


Bathroom Essentials:


Holidaying in your campervan is like having a home from home, well nearly, at home you don’t have to empty out the toilet. You’ll want to be sure you remember all your toiletries, and yes that includes your toothbrush…

  • Toilet Chemicals – these are only essential if your vehicle has a toilet built in, such as the Grand California.

  • Toilet Rolls
  • Shampoo
  • Body wash
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair Dryer

Entertainment Essentials:

We’re sure that wherever you head for on your holidays will have plenty to keep you and your family or friends entertained, but for those quieter moments, or for when the weather turns, it’s a good idea to pack some items to keep you busy…

  • Books
  • Board Games
  • Playing Cards
  • Puzzle Books - Check out our Road Trip Activity Pack which would be perfect for the occassion!
  • Colouring Books
  • Jigsaw
  • Portable Speaker
  • DVDs or Device with shows pre-downloaded
  • Sports Equipment – Football, Tennis Ball, Net and Racquets, Surfboards/Body boards, Bikes, Skateboard.


Once you’ve packed your campervan and your suitcase, you’ll be ready to pick up the keys and set off on holiday, but before you go, do you know all the rules of the road when it comes to your campervan? Read more about them here