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Essential Information

  • Collect from: Swansea, South Wales, Wales
  • Size: Compact
  • Belted seats: 5
  • Sleeps: 2 Adults 2 Child(ren)
  • Bed types: Double rock 'n' roll bed and a top bunk for 2 children or 1 adult.
  • License Required: Standard UK/EU license
  • Europe
  • Shower
  • Festivals
  • Smoking
  • Pets
  • Tow bar
  • Heating
  • Air Con.
  • Built-in Toilet
  • London L.E.Z.
  • Super weekend with Sandy! Everything is in perfect working order and perfect for a roadtrip.

    Giuliana ~ September 2016
  • Obviously created with so much love! Has everything you need, we could not recommend it more!

    Mary ~ July 2016
  • A cosy long weekend spent with Sandy! Full of rustic charm and crafted with love.

    Kim and daughter ~ March 2017
  • The van worked perfectly as a living and travelling space!

    Emma Bold ~ July 2017
  • Steve was lovely & Sandy was a delight. Thank you

    Debs, Tim and Will ~ September 2018
  • Sandy was just a perfect van for us. She was really easy to drive and the interior is fantastic. You all rock!

    Gasper O ~ October 2018
  • Very professional and yet full of passion

    Katrin ~ July 2019

Note: The hire of this vehicle is arranged by Quirky Campers ltd acting as the agent on behalf of Sandy'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.

Sandy is your new best friend: whether you're a family or a couple, if you love the great outdoors, you'll love this young and sprightly Volkswagen Transporter.

Skillfully converted with beautifully handcrafted solid pine units and a gorgeous oak floor, she is packed from the floor to her high-top with functionality.

That includes 5 belted seats, a rock ‘n’ roll double bed and a neatly designed foldaway bed in the roof with space for a third adult or couple of children.

The twin front passenger seat can swivel round to face backward for when you are parked up and she’s got a gas hob, sink, fridge, table and plenty of storage.

Her powerful, responsive engine will take you to your destination swiftly and smoothly. But the best bit? She comes ready kitted out with everything you’ll need to just pull up, open the doors and run into the sea or onto the hills. Your next adventure is waiting for you!

Further Information

  • The Vehicle
    • Vehicle Type: Volkswagen, Transporter T30 84TDI LWB Hightop
    • Registration: emailed when you book
    • Vehicle Year: 2011
    • Engine:
      • Size: 2 litres
      • Fuel: Diesel
      • Fuel Efficiency: 33mpg
      • Transmission: Manual
      • Gears: 5
    • Size: 5.3m x 2.2m x 2.5m (LxWxH)
    • Weight:
      • Maximum: 3000kg
      • Unladen: 2260kg
      • Payload: kg
    • Belted seats: 5


    There are 5 belted seats in total all with 3 point belts. The twin front passenger seat can swivel round to face backward for when you are parked up. All passenger seats are suitable for use with child and baby car seats.
  • The Accommodation

    Sleeping & Seating

    Sandy has a Double rock 'n' roll bed and a top bunk for 2 children or 1 adult. which accommodates:

    • 2 adult(s)
    • 2 child(ren)

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

    Kitchen facilities

    • one hobs for cooking
    • Sink
    • Water Tank

    Cooking Equipment

    4 tumblers, 4 cups, 2 x tupperware, 4 plates, 4 bowls
    2 saucepans
    hob toaster
    1 frying pan
    Chopping board and knife, tin opener and washing up stuff
    Fold out table
    Dustpan and brush
    Gas bottle

    Sanitary facilities

    • Shower: No

    Electrical Facilities

    • Electrical Hookup (240v)
    • Leisure Battery
    • Power Invertor

    Audio Equipment



    Storage cupboards and shelves

    Other Items

    2 foldaway camping chairs included.
    There is a fan-cooled fridge that works when connected to mains 240V hook up.

  • Location & Parking

    Where is Sandy?

    Sandy is parked outside our house in a quiet residential area in central Swansea. We are just 12 minutes walk from Swansea Train Station and 15 minutes drive from the M4.
    There are regular direct trains to Cardiff, Bristol and London amongst others.
    Swansea is of course the gateway to the stunning Gower Peninsula and great starting point for exploring the Brecon and Pembrokeshire National parks.
    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 Parking
    Street parking is available: If you are coming by car you are welcome to park it where Sandy is usually parked.

    Please note parking is provided at your own risk

  • Extras

    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
    Classical Guitar £15
    Bedding for 4 £24
    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

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

    Ages: between 23 and 70 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.

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

    Travelling with Children

    Sandy is suitable for travelling with children.

    Sandy is ideal for a family of up to 5, baby and child car seats can be fitted in all the passenger seats. Children will love sleeping in the cosy pop-top bed which can be folded away during the day so the big ones can stand upright.

    Pet Policy

    Sorry no pets allowed inside the vehicle

    European Travel

    Yes you can take Sandy 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 London

    Sandy 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

    Mileage Limits

    • 200 miles per day
    • and then 20 pence per mile
    This will mean the vast majority of customers won't be charged 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.
  • Season dates
    19/12/201905/01/2020Low Mid
    07/02/202023/02/2020Low Mid
    18/12/202010/01/2021Low Mid

    Note: Dates subject to change without warning

  • Prices

    Prices for 2019 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 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.