Alba

Sleek, modern and comfortable, Alba guarantees a relaxing holiday with plenty of outdoor fun. She’s purpose-built for people who like to go outside and play: there’s plenty of room for surfboards or hiking boots, a gas heater to warm you up after a day in the fresh air, and optional extras including a fire pit and bike rack.
Alba is hand-converted to a professional standard, with co-ordinating fabrics and custom-made cupboards. Being a modern Volkswagen T5, she drives beautifully, with comfortable seats front and back plus cruise control so you won’t be tired when you arrive, however far you go.
With five belted seats, table and chairs included, and the option to hire a bell tent alongside the van, there’s room for the whole family or a group of friends to enjoy the Great Outdoors in comfort.

Essential Information

  • Collect from: Eastville, Bristol, South West
  • Size: Compact
  • 5 belted seats
  • Sleeps = 2 Adults 2 Child(ren)
  • 2 Adults can sleep on the fold out double rock and roll bed and 1 adult or 2 children can sleep in the pop-up roof
Europe
Shower
Festivals
Smoking
Pets
Tow bar
Heating
Air Con.
Built-in Toilet
London L.E.Z.

Prices for 2018 Low Low Mid Mid High
Mon-Thur (Day rate) £58 £71 £84 £98
Fri-Sun (Day rate) £81 £100 £118 £137
Weekend (3 days)
Week (7 days)
Min hire period 3 3 3 5

Notes: Prices may change without warning and for certain events will vary. Please click the 'Check availability' button to get an exact quote.

Further Information

  • Vehicle Type: Volkswagen, T5
  • Registration: emailed when you book
  • Vehicle Year: 2013
  • Engine:
    • Size: 1.9 litres
    • Fuel:Diesel
    • Fuel Efficiency: 38mpg
    • Transmission: Manual
    • Gears: 5
  • Size: 4.9m x 1.9m x 2m (LxWxH)
  • Weight:
    • Maximum: 2800kg
    • Unladen: 2200kg
    • Payload: kg
  • Belted seats: 5

Seating

Three seats in the front- drivers chair which arm rest and bench seat for 2. Bench seat rotates so it can face into the camper (can not be driven like this). Two belted seats in the rear.

Conversion Story

Second attempt at converting a VW T5. All work was done by ourselves apart from the pop top.
Units are made out of vohringer ply and were made to fit the van.

Sleeping & Seating

Alba has a 2 Adults can sleep on the fold out double rock and roll bed and 1 adult or 2 children can sleep in the pop-up roof which accommodates:

  • 2 adult(s)
  • 2 child(ren)

There is sociable seating for up to 4 people inside Alba and there are 2 portable seats included in the hire for use outside.

Heating

There is a Gas Heater to warm you up on colder days.

Kitchen facilities

  • two gas hobs for cooking
  • Sink
  • Water Tank

Cooking Equipment

Knives, Forks, Spoons, chopping board, plates, bowls, pan set, wine glasses, mugs, expresso maker, pots and pans

Water is provided by: 16L portable water container in the camper

Sanitary facilities

  • Shower: No

Electrical Facilities

  • Electrical Hookup (240v)
  • Leisure Battery
  • 12v Cigarette Lighter Sockets

Audio Equipment

VW standard head unit with AUX in

Storage

Cupboards along one side of the camper. Lots of storage in the boot and under the rock and roll bed

Other Items

Cruise control, outdoor table provided, tea and coffee included. Camping chairs and collapsible table included.

Where is Alba?

Alba is kept outside our house on our drive where there is space to leave your car. We are located 2 minutes from J2, M32
Customer Car Parking
Off street parking is available: If you are coming by car you are welcome to park it where Alba is usually parked.

Please note parking is provided at your own risk

For the full glamping experience the following extras are available to add to your booking when you make final payment.

Option Price
Bedding for 2 £12
Towels (2 large fluffy ones) £8
Bell tent - Circular canvas tent £35
Bike rack (for two bikes) £10
Bedding for 4 £24
Fire pit/BBQ £10
Awning - Drive-away £25

There is a tick box for each of the above on the booking form. Prices are per booking unless otherwise stated. All extras are subject to availability.

You will also be able to support Quirky Campers' ethical goals by making a donation to climate change prevention and mitigation projects - we suggest £2.50 per 100 miles. See our about us page for more details.

Alba has comprehensive insurance specifically for hiring of campervans that covers drivers which meet the following citeria:

Ages: between 23 and 75 years young
Nationality*: UK or EU driver’s licenses
Length held: Minimum 2 years
Points*: Up to two minor offenses in the past 5 years is OK (no more than 6 points)
Claims*: No more than 1 claim in the past 5 years

*NOTE: These items are flexible but the campervan owner will need to refer the driver's details to the insurer and may require some additional information.

International Drivers from most countries can be covered but the excess is likely to be higher. USA, CA, NZ or AU have always been a yes and often with the standard excess.

The full booking form will ask for all the relevant details but feel free to drop us an email if you have any questions. There is an excess of between £750 and £2000 in the event of any damage to the vehicle. This amount is set by the insurer and is dependant on driver age, convictions, claims and country of issue (for a UK driver with a clean license it will be £750).

Full breakdown cover is also included – details are in the Campervan.

  • Take to Festivals: Yes
  • Smoking Policy: No Smoking, please.
  • European Travel: Permitted
  • London Low Emission Zone: Compliant

Travelling with Children

Alba is suitable for travelling with children.

Front and back seats are suitable for car seats that are attached using seat belts.

Pet Policy

Sorry no pets allowed inside the vehicle

European Travel

Yes you can take Alba outside the UK. Breakdown and insurance for European travel are included in the standard booking cost. Please note European travel include Republic of Ireland and the EU27. For other countries, please get in touch before you book and provide us with the dates, vehicle and countries to be visited.
Get in touch for a quote.

Mileage Limits

  • Full Price High Season – unlimited mileage
  • All other seasons and discounted bookings:
    • 200 miles per day
    • and then20 pence per mile
This will mean the vast majority of customers won't be charge any extra.

Driving Notes:

Please bear in mind the age, size and cruising speed of the vehicle when planning your journey. Some older and/or larger vehicles travel much more slowly than what you might be used to.
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