- 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
- Tow bar
- 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 youDebs, 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
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.
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!
- The Vehicle
- Vehicle Type: Volkswagen, Transporter T30 84TDI LWB Hightop
- Registration: emailed when you book
- Vehicle Year: 2011
- Size: 2 litres
- Fuel: Diesel
- Fuel Efficiency: 33mpg
- Transmission: Manual
- Gears: 5
- Size: 5.3m x 2.2m x 2.5m (LxWxH)
- Maximum: 3000kg
- Unladen: 2260kg
- Payload: kg
- Belted seats: 5
SeatingThere 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.
- one hobs for cooking
- Water Tank
4 tumblers, 4 cups, 2 x tupperware, 4 plates, 4 bowls
1 frying pan
Chopping board and knife, tin opener and washing up stuff
Fold out table
Dustpan and brush
- Shower: No
- Electrical Hookup (240v)
- Leisure Battery
- Power Invertor
Storage cupboards and shelves
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 ParkingStreet 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
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.
- 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 PolicySorry no pets allowed inside the vehicle
European TravelYes 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 LondonSandy 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) £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.