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yay retro! talk to local VW Camper Hire company

As we sell lots of vintage 1960/70s melaware and chunky china ideal for retro campervans and caravans we just love chatting to the people who have made vintage campervanning a business. Just such a person is Ben from VW Camper Hire. They started their VW hire company because of a love of old VWs...Ben's first car was an original VW Beetle. VW Camper Hire are based in Southampton and hire out a Classic 1970's VW Type 2 Bay, three Danbury T2 Bays and they have a new T5 California arriving in a couple of months.

VW Campervans are not always practical or economic to own yourself so by hiring them you get to enjoy the VW Camper experience. Being located so close to the New Forest VW Camper Hire are in the perfect place for people to head out into the forest, across to Dorset or even over to the Isle of Wight to have their campervan adventure.



Their favourite van is Ruby, as she is an original from the 1970s - a lot of blood, sweat and tears have gone into her to bring her up to amazing camper she is today, Complete bodywork overhaul, new interior refit, new engine you name she had had it all!!

Ben says 
the most memorable journey he has taken in a VW camper was a tour of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset starting at Old Harry's Rock near Swanage,  following the coast as much as possible all the way down to Orcombe Point close to Exmouth in Devon. Walking some of the coast line along the South West Coast path was literally breathtaking and allowed us to take in some of the UK's most stunning scenery.



He goes on to tell us that he loves the 1960s Gaydon picnic ware on the yay retro! website (Gaydon Melmex), as it looks fantastic, and its perfect for a picnic when you are out and about in a camper! For us, he adds, going in a VW Camper is all about the care free abandon of exploring the open road and to do it with nostalgia from the 1960s & 1970s just enriches the experience :O)  

If you would like to pop in to the yay retro! vintage shop now, click here

If you want to check out Ben's VW vans, click here

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