Van rental for a week of escape

Van rental for a week of escape

Weekly van rental transforms your desires for freedom into reality. For a few days, take the wheel of your mobile home to explore the world and nature at your own pace without constraints. So, ready to discover why this mode of travel is increasingly attracting adventure enthusiasts? In this article, you will learn everything about weekly van rental with AVIS explore.

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Why choose a weekly van rental?

Opting for weekly van rental means choosing to fully immerse yourself in nature and take a break from the daily grind.

You can wake up by a lake, in the middle of a forest, or facing the sea, enjoying a unique setting full of wonderful memories to cherish.

Flexibility is another major advantage of this type of rental. You can change your itinerary on a whim, follow your heart’s desire, and even extend your stay!

Finally, having your own mobile home, equipped with all the necessary comforts like a bed and a kitchen, is the ultimate luxury for all freedom-loving adventurers.

Renting a van for a week means embarking on a stress-free journey to discover yourself.

Itinerary ideas for a week in a van

Lacking inspiration? At AVIS explore, we are experts in the field and always have plenty of ideas:

  • Are you a mountain enthusiast? Annecy is the ideal city for all nature and hiking lovers. Enjoy its beauty and the many hidden gems;
  • If you prefer the sea, drive your van for a week along the famous Promenade des Anglais in beautiful Nice and explore the picturesque old town;
  • For culture lovers, head to Dordogne and its charming villages, such as Sarlat-la-Canéda, a medieval town with a lovely local market.

Finally, if you want to experience an unforgettable week in a van, our team of experts will be delighted to create a custom itinerary that caters to all your desires!

Tips for a successful van rental

For a worry-free week driving your van, follow these useful tips:

  1. The choice of vehicle is crucial, with a size suited to the number of travelers (solo, couple, or family) for optimal comfort.
  2. Make a list of essentials to be prepared for any eventuality.
  3. To avoid surprises, plan your itinerary. No need for a detailed plan, just identify the parking or camping areas where you will spend the night.
  4. Don’t hesitate to bring navigation tools, like a Michelin guide or a reliable GPS app.

What to pack for a week in a van?

Wondering what to pack for a week-long van adventure? Here are some essentials:

  • Versatile clothing to adapt to all weather conditions;
  • Bedding, such as sleeping bags, sheets, and pillows;
  • Food to cook delicious meals in the van’s equipped kitchen;
  • Phone chargers, a flashlight, and external batteries;
  • A first aid kit for emergency care;
  • Books, board games, or sports equipment to enjoy during your stay!

Additionally, at AVIS explore, you can take advantage of extra accessories and services.

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Can I travel all over Europe with a rented van?

Yes, it is possible to visit all EU countries with our equipped vans (except Romania and Bulgaria).

What criteria should I consider when choosing a van?

Choose your van based on the number of travelers and your comfort needs.

Do I need prior experience driving a van?

No, a regular driver’s license (category B) is sufficient to drive all our vans. If you have any doubts, feel free to watch our video tutorial.

How do I manage water and electricity supply during the trip?

Fill the water tanks at service areas and use auxiliary batteries for electricity.