Cozy 2/4p Pilots on LPG: bedroom, child-friendly, roof racks.

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  • Class Family
  • Fuel Type LPG
  • Sleeps Sleeps 4
  • Seats 6 Seats
  • Maarten Maarten

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The Motorhome

  • Make: Pilote
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Type: Family
  • Seats: 6
  • Fuel Type: LPG
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Required Driver License: B

Description

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Spacious, neat and solid classic / retro camper, with the special features 1) it runs on LPG, and 2) a fixed 2p bed in a kind of separate bedroom / box bed in the back.
Very suitable as a family camper with 4 sleeping places, but including some parental privacy. But because of the fixed bed (with new mattress!), It is also ideally suited for touring or hibernating as a couple. Thanks to roof carriers, plenty of options for transporting roof boxes, kayaks, surfboards, etc!

Top of the range 80s luxury, nostalgic woodwork and rattan, almost in original condition, but in the meantime also decorated with solar panels, LCD TV, radio CD player with bluetooth and MP3, car kit, extra sockets (220V, 12V, USB), modern bicycle carrier, larger (normal and blind spot) mirrors, extra seat belts and roof carriers, Reliable, well maintained, in excellent technical condition, low mileage (190,000, of which only 50,000 on LPG). Bovag inspected again in 2018, so technically and in terms of interior completely checked again. Cozy, neat, and with a very complete inventory (also for outside). The camper has a small bathroom with toilet and a shower, but the shower is not used due to its vulnerability. There is, however, a solar outdoor shower.

We find the advantages of this wonderful camper:
- IT DRIVES ON LPG (and of course also petrol). Environmentally friendly, and also very cheap to drive. No diesel noise, no diesel fuel, and virtually no problems with urban environmental zones. LPG is cheap and available in most European countries: there are also various special LPG tank apps that can be linked to navigation.
- FIXED 2-PERSON BED with new mattress in a kind of SEPARATE BEDROOM! If you are with the two of you, no hassle with converting the table every day. And if you are with children some 'parental privacy'. The seating area can also be converted into a 135 cm wide 2p DINETTE BED.
- CHILD-FRIENDLY: a dinette just behind the driver's area (playing or watching TV within reach), with a large low window and a good view to both sides (so less car sickness). Two LAP BELTS are built in for the seat facing the direction of travel, which can also be used for a child seat or maxicosi.
- REAR VIEW through a large rear window. As a driver, you can simply look back through the 'bedroom' through a normal rear-view mirror.
- SPACIOUS ON THE INSIDE, MODEST ON THE OUTSIDE. Due to its layout, the camper seems quite large on the inside, but because it does not have an alcove, it still looks modest from the outside. So catches little wind and runs smoothly. Lots of light through many large (tinted) windows, all equipped with combi screens.
- Suitable for LONGER TRAVEL, FOR AND AFTER SEASON, or for more REMOTE AREAS, due to a very good heater, solar panels, extra spotlights and floodlights, and two (both connected) large gas bottles. Refrigerator can run on 12V (while driving), 230V ('shore power'), and 'off the grid', possibly also on gas.
- ROOF CARRIERS on top of the camper, suitable for the transport of several roof boxes (included), kayaks or surfboards. The ladder seat at the rear has a custom-made bracket to which an outboard motor can be transported.

CONSIDERATIONS for this motorhome:
- Older campers like this one do not have the engine power of new campers. With this camper you can easily drive a cruising speed of 90 km / h (flat, the top is a bit higher), and that feels really hard enough, in our experience. Hilly terrain is also fine, but for really high mountains, this camper is not suitable for driving on petrol / LPG (petrol and certainly LPG has less traction in the mountains than diesel). The Alps or Pyrenees as a destination is therefore not a good idea, but crossing these mountains to Italy or Spain is fine.
- Given its age and the somewhat lower power / speed, this motorhome is not suitable for covering a great distance in a short period of time. In our own experience, 700 km a day is already very strong, which for days on end is not a good idea for this camper. So there must be a bit of a balance between the duration of the application and the destination. We don't think a week to Italy or a weekend in Denmark is a good idea. That does not do justice to the camper, it is a bit of a relaxed camper!

EXTRA OPTIONS with this camper:
- linen service.
The camper is standard equipped with clean and fresh and flannel / mattress protectors and sheets. For an extra 50 Euro you can also rent fresh covers (1x2p and 2x1p), pillows, covers and towels that we wash for you afterwards.
- when renting a large dinghy with 6hp outboard engine.
This dinghy (zodiac model, 290 long, suitable for 300 kg / 4 people) is transported in a roof box on top of the camper, the outboard motor is transported on a bracket at the back of the camper. Including accessories such as pump, fuel tank, lock, life jackets, etc., costs 100 Euro per week.
- when renting a 2p kayak.
This is a 'Norwegian kayak' (a cross between a canoe and a kayak: a large open compartment with 2 sliding seats), suitable for flat water, but NOT for white water or sea. It can accommodate 2 adults plus possibly two small children (max 6 years). Including accessories such as paddles, waterproof barrel, life jackets, etc., costs 50 Euro per week.

NOTE: RENTAL PERIOD AND PRICES!
For this camper, a different minimum rental period and daily price has been specified for different periods.
In high season (May holiday + July / August) the camper can only be rented for a minimum of 1 week (May holiday) or 2 weeks (summer holiday).
In the pre and post season (Sep to Oct and April to June) the minimum rental period is set at 7 days / nights. Shorter is possible, but it is the case that there is a 'minimum rental amount' for which I accept a booking: 300 euros (or the amount of 4 days / nights). This is because there is quite a lot of work involved in the follow-up, in guiding and making a test drive with the tenants, and checking afterwards. Without this minimum, the rent is no longer in proportion to the time I have to put in ... sorry!
In the low season (November to March) the minimum rental period is 3 weeks. This has to do with the fact that I may have to take the camper out of the garage and put it back in road tax, while the rates are minimal. However, in consultation with a longer rental (eg hibernation) a lot is possible with regard to the price !!

We are very happy with our camper. We therefore expect tenants to handle it carefully and normally, and only rent out if we have a good feeling about the prospective tenants. Conversely, prospective renters can of course always come and see the camper before booking and possibly take a test drive.

# Rent this motorhome very cheaply for OVERWINTER? At least 2 months to a 'dry' destination such as Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal or Morocco, in the period November-February, for only 1100 euros per month! Optionally, the camper can drive to the destination for you. Send a message for more information. #


Amenities

  • Airconditioning home area
  • Awning
  • Bike carrier
  • Camping table and chairs
  • Gas cylinder
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Linens
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Solar panel
  • Toilet
  • TV
  • TV receiver
  • Airconditioning in cabin
  • Cruise Control
  • GPS
  • Power Steering
  • Reversing camera
  • Roof rack
  • Towbar

Insurances

  • Own Risk & Deposit: €1,000
  • Breakdown Service: International
  • Replacement Vehicle: International
  • Goboony Insurance : Yes

Available in the booking process, from NZ$14.80 per day you can reduce your deposit and deductible to NZ$150.


Pricing

  • Weekly mileage limit: 1,500 km
  • Price per extra KM: €0.25
  • Cleaning Fee: €25
  • Long Trip Deal
    - Discount for bookings longer than 4 weeks: 10%

Cancellation Policy


House Rules

  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Pets Allowed: No
  • Going Abroad Allowed: Yes
  • Wintersport Allowed: No
  • Festivals Allowed: No
  • Minimum Age Restriction: 25 years

Drivers must have held a license for at least 3 years and had 3 years without a claim with aggravating circumstances.

The camper must be returned clean and refueled before 11.00 unless otherwise agreed. If neat and cleaned, then the standard cleaning costs of 25 euros, otherwise 50 euros extra cleaning costs will be charged.

Gas consumption for cooking is included in the price. When booking in colder periods or in colder areas where the stove is used, costs for filling the gas bottles will be charged in consultation.

This camper has a cruising speed of around 90km / h. He can (flat) a little faster, but the agreement is not continuous plankgas driving.

The camper has a bathroom with toilet, sink and shower, but the shower is not used in practice. It is not a plastic shower cabin like in new campers, but only a vulnerable board. There are, however, a folding outdoor shower cabin and a solar shower on board.

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Availability

  • Pickup Time: 3:30 PM
  • Return Time: 11:00 AM
  • 7 nights minimum
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3 Reviews

Wij zijn van 3 t/m 19 september 2018 met de camper van Maarten op pad geweest. Via leuke tussenstops op leuke kleinschalige campings zijn we uiteindelijk bij het meer van Annecy aangekomen. Mede door de fijne communicatie met Maarten hadden we er veel vertrouwen in zijn camper. Maarten is zeer gehecht aan zijn camper en doet er alles aan om de oude dame topfit te houden. De dame ziet er goed uit voor zijn leeftijd en binnen is het heel netjes en mooi afgewerkt met rotan. Bij het ophalen van de camper heeft Maarten alle tijd om alles goed uit te leggen, zelf een rondje samen gaan rijden met een cursus lpg tanken erbij (hadden wij nog nooit gedaan). De camper rijdt uitstekendmaar je moet wel haar leeftijd respecteren en geen top prestaties meer verwachten. Als je bergopwaarts gaat dan rijdt je vooraan in de file en rijden de vrachtwagens je voorbij. Maar dat maakt ook helemaal niets uit, je bent immers met vakantie. De camper is heel uitgebreid uitgerust, het is zelfs mogelijk om via een extra gascomfort en skottelbray buiten te koken. Maarten heeft met de uitrusting overal aan gedacht. Het was een heel gave ervaring om met deze gezellige en betrouwbare camper op pad te gaan. Jos en Monique October 2018
Onze eerste campervakantie ooit is goed bevallen! We zijn in twee weken tijd langs Vianden (Luxemburg), Wenen, Bratislava en Praag gereisd. De camper van Maarten is een oud beestje, dus het rijden is even wennen. Maar na een dagje (en mits je niet teveel haast hebt) is het 'smooth sailing'. Een paar kanttekeningen: doordat de camper wat ouder is zijn sommige dingen niet of moeilijker bruikbaar. Zo zit er weliswaar een douche in, maar het is niet de bedoeling dat je die gebruikt. Ook kunnen niet alle ramen (even makkelijk) open, is de luifel wat tricky etc. Maar goed, van zo'n klassieker verwacht je ook geen high-tech belevenis. Als je kunt leven met wat kuren en geen problemen hebt met een camper met handleiding is dit zeker een aanrader! En ondanks de ouderdom hebben wij totaal geen problemen gehad onderweg. Maarten is erg vriendelijk, behulpzaam en flexibel. Wij hadden geen eigen auto tot onze beschikking, en Maarten was zo lief om ons op te halen en af te zetten op goed bereikbare plekken! Alle communicatie verliep soepel. October 2017
Zoals verwacht is het een wat ouder campertje. Hij is weliswaar berg op niet zo snel als een nieuwe, maar eenmaal de wissel tussen gas en benzine onder controle brengt hij je daar waar je heen wilt. De camper zelf is in nette staat een zeer compleet. De verhuurder is een zeer correcte en fijne man die erg op zn camper is gesteld (en terecht). We hebben en erg fijne week gehad in het Vlaamse La Roche. Ook kregen we leuke complimenten over de camper van andere kampeerders :-). Zoek je en camper voorzien van prima comfort maar niet perse met alle luxe toeters en bellen anno 2017 voor een fijn weekend of weekje weg, stuur Maarten even een berichtje en ervaar zelf het plezier van kamperen zoals t ooit bedacht was. June 2017