EU breakdown recovery avail
Up until now we have been able to insure our vintage VW T2 bay campervan Betty for European cover but not for breakdown recovery. On this basis we haven’t been renting the van for travel outside the UK.
However we have a corporate booking that is taking the van on a tour of Europe for 3 weeks and we discovered that the AA can provide the service. There is an additional cost to this which is dependent on the countries you want to visit and how long for but it isn’t extortionate and worth the extra for the added benefits you will get. The cover includes hotel accommodation in case of a problem plus repatriation of you and the van if it can’t be fixed.
We may even take off in it ourselves sometime. With the last one leaving school next year the kids are off our hands from summer 2018 onwards. This year we only have it ourselves for one weekend so far and that’s for the JoeFest festival. Otherwise it is out on hire for much of the summer (still some dates available if you want to check).
Figured you might like the image in this post. It’s from a port in Puglia. Perfectly reachable by VW campervan although with a comfortable max speed of 55mph (ok 88kmh) it would take some time to get there. What’s the hurry? Just looked. Google says it’s a 24 hour drive to Puglia. That makes a week’s comfortable travel down, a couple of weeks in the area and a week travelling back by a different route. Lots of countries, cultures and scenery, not to mention the different food and wine. Sounds like the perfect holiday to me.
Anne’s Vans is a VW campervan hire business based in Lincolnshire. Our van Betty is available for weddings (self drive), weekend breaks, holidays, festivals and corporate hire.
What you think
Had a great time in Norfolk in Bertie thanks AnneLee Hancock
Betty was admired and envied by fellow festival attendees and was of eminently appropriate vintageSue Topham
Despite wind and rain of biblical proportions we were assured of a warm, dry, snug bed on emerging fSue Topham
Had a great time with Betty at Cropredy Music Festival.Sue Topham
We had a great time in Betty - Cathy didn't want to give her back:)John W
We had a vantastic time with Betty this bank holiday in EdaleDan Ellin
The van was fantastic had a great weekend. Rachel xRachel
Wow - the pictures of Betty don't do her justice - she is a beautGraham Wilson
Betty is an absolute delight and has a personality all of her own. We will certainly be back.Mark Smith
Literally you have to go to Germany in Betty. So many fans, beeps, waves and pictures!Jimmy Vestbirk
Hi Anne we've had a lovely weekend in Betty. The awning has been a godsend to give the extra space.Amanda
Anne's Vans were a pleasure to deal with the hiring of our van. Highly recommended!Claire Smith
I was amazed at how comfortable it was to drive Betty the van.Dave Cooper