- Collect from: Huntingdon, Cambridgshire, East Anglia
- Size: Roomy
- Belted seats: 2
- Sleeps: 2 Adults
- Bed types: double bed which folds away into a large table and two benches
- License Required: Standard UK/EU license
- Tow bar
- Air Con.
- Built-in Toilet
- London L.E.Z.
Note: The hire of this vehicle is arranged by Quirky Campers ltd acting as the agent on behalf of Raelene's owners. We make every effort to ensure that all the vehicles listed with us are of a high standard but cannot guarantee the condition of the vehicle. If you experience any problems please notify us as soon as possible.
Behold the glorious Raelene! The perfect getaway vehicle for two. Head off from Peterborough to… well wherever the fancy takes you. She's a fully off-grid vehicle with solar panels, underslung water tanks, gas heating and hot water and the cleverest pop up toilet and shower you've ever seen. So you needn’t be constrained by what facilities are available. Park up anywhere and your home on wheels will provide.
- The Vehicle
- Vehicle Type: Citroen, RELAY 35 L3H2 HDI
- Registration: emailed when you book
- Vehicle Year: 2012
- Size: 2.2 litres
- Fuel: Diesel
- Fuel Efficiency: 28mpg
- Transmission: Manual
- Gears: 6
- Size: 6m x 2.1m x 2.5m (LxWxH)
- Maximum: 3500kg
- Unladen: 2700kg
- Payload: kg
- Belted seats: 2
SeatingBoth driver and passenger seat have 3 point belts. The passenger seat is a can swivels to face backwards
Conversion StoryRaelene was built be owner Neville who runs a small Cambridgeshire based campervan conversion company. All their cabinets are made by hand from recycled timber. Neville has nearly 30 years of experience and is a Member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen and this is evident in the excellent quality of his craftsmanship.
- The Accommodation
Sleeping & Seating
Raelene has a double bed which folds away into a large table and two benches which accommodates:
- 2 adult(s)
There is sociable seating for up to 6 people inside Raelene .
There is a Gas Heater to warm you up on colder days.
- three hobs for cooking
- Water Tank
- Running hot water.
- Fridge: compressor (12v only)
4 x Cutlery, crockery, glasses, mugs, beakers
Large sharp knife, smaller sharp knife, bottle opener, veg peeler, wooden spoons, spatula, camping lighter
1 large pot with lid, 1 small pot with lid, 1 frying pan, salad bowl, colander, toaster
Coffee, tea, herbal tea, sugar
Oil, basic condiments
Sponge and tea towel
Glass cleaner, multi-purpose cleaner and cloth
Dust pan and brush
Water is provided by: 90 l waste and water tanks under the vehicle
- Shower: Yes
- Built in toilet
- Electrical Hookup (240v)
- Leisure Battery
- Solar panel charging.
- 12v Cigarette Lighter Sockets
- Power Invertor
Factory fitted in cab
Under benches seats accessible from above
Rooflights for ventilation and light
Individual touch on/off lighting
- Location & Parking
Where is Raelene?Raelene lives at my workshop near Huntingdon halfway between Peterborough and Cambridge.
Huntingdon is just 1 hour 15 mins by train from London and we are just 15 mins drive from the station. If you want to be collected from the station just let me know once you've booked.
AddressOff Grid Campers
Pick-up and drop-off times
Default times on the bookings system are 2pm for pick-up and 12 noon for return but individual vehicle owners will have their own limitations on their availbality but will do their best to accommodate your needs.
Customer Car ParkingOff street parking is available: If you are coming by car you are welcome to park it where Raelene 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 Car Seat - Group 0+ (infant) £15 Car Seat - Group 1, 2, 3 £15 Travelling to Europe? (VOH cert required) £8 Travelling to Europe within 7 days? (VOH cert required with special delivery) £14.95
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.
- Insurance, Breakdown & Drivers
Raelene 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: Yes covered
- London Low Emission Zone: Yes Compliant
Travelling with Children
Raelene is suitable for travelling with children.
Raelene is suitable for children but there are only 2 belted seat. The airbag on the passenger seat can be turned off.
Pet PolicyWe have a ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ policy with pets. In other words we’re happy for you to take your dog as long as you bring it back in a condition that we never would have known!
European TravelYes you can take Raelene outside the UK. Breakdown and insurance for European travel are included in the standard booking cost. Please note European travel includes 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.
Driving in LondonRaelene can be driven inside London's Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) but NOT inside London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone. If you need to drive inside the ULEZ you need to Pay to Drive in Central London
- 200 miles per day
- and then 20 pence per mile
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.
- Season dates
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Note: Dates subject to change without warning
Prices for 2019 Low Low Mid Mid High Mon-Thur (Day rate) £65 £80 £95 £111 Fri-Sun (Day rate) £92 £113 £134 £155 Weekend (3 days) Week (7 days) Min hire period 3 3 3 3
Notes: Prices may change without warning and for certain events will vary. Please click the 'Check Date & Price' button to get an exact quote.