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Contact Bakpak Dave
Bakpak Dave is here to help you with your campervan rental. You can email him at bakpakdave@bakpakguide.com, or complete our Campervan Rental Inquiry Form. He is also available for a phone-consulation if arranged in advance (Pacific Standard Time). And yes, that is what I really look like!
How do I book a Campervan?
Use our Campervan Rental Inquiry Form to let us know pick up and drop off dates and your departure point, England or France. We will then check availability and provide you a quote. To reserve your campervan, you must pay a deposit of 20% (London Campervans) or 50% (France Campervans), with the balance due to at vehicle pick up. The deposit can be refundable, depending on when you cancel.
Why Book with Bakpak?
Bakpak offers personalized travel agency services to students, backpackers and independent travelers planning their European adventure. We will help you find the best campervan for your budget and itinerary and book it for you at no additional cost/no agency mark ups. We’ll also give you some extra freebies and travel discounts.
Why Rent a Campervan?
Campervans offer the best of both worlds - the freedom to go where you want, when you want, whether you’re in the heart of a medieval city or tucked away in a campground in the Swiss Alps.
What are Campervans like?
Campervans offer room to relax and dine in the back during the day and then easily convert to sleeping quarters at night. They are compact, easy to drive and most importantly, good value.
Campervan Features
Depending on the campervan you rent, they come loaded with features like air conditioning, CD player (or Ipod attachments), GPS (extra fee), Tables, chairs, bedding, campground guides, gas cookers, sink, power supply, cooking utensils, etc.
How old must I be?
The minimum age to rent a campervan is 21 years old. Additional fees or higher security bonds may apply for those aged 21-24.
Where is Lille, France?
Lille can be easily reached by train or plane. By train, Lille, is 50-60 minutes from Paris airports, 90 minutes from London St Pancreas station and 40 minutes from Brussels. By plane, Lille-Lesquin airport runs to/from 70 destinations including European low cost airlines. Free airport or train station pickup is offered to the Lille campervan depot.
How do I get from London to mainland Europe?
It's easy. You can drive through the chunnel between England and France, or you can take a ferry to France, Ireland or the Netherlands.
Rail Pass or Campervan Rental?
Much of this decision is a personal one. Each has its benefits. The price of the campervan includes accommodation and transportation. With a Rail Pass you need to pay for hostels but not gas. When you add it all up, the overall cost to rent a campervan versus travel by rail pass is comparable.
Which Side of the Road?
In England, Scotland and Wales, you will be on the left side of the road, most other countries will be similar to the US and Canada.
Are they Safe to Drive?
Yup. Since they are small vans/mini-van type vehicles converted to campers, they are easy to drive, unlike large motorhomes.
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