The Essentials You Need to Bring on Your Motorhome Holiday

At GM Campers, we can make your motorhome holiday as stress-free and relaxing as possible from start to finish – just what a holiday should be – a home away from home! This is done through our included essentials and optional luxuries.   

Our entire aim at GM Campers is to make sure that you and your family are as comfortable as possible while on your motorhome holiday, from a first aid box to tea towels – we’ve got you sorted! Other essentials included are: kitchen equipment, spare fuse & bulb set, torch, warning triangle, high-vis vests, golf umbrella, coat hangers, hot water bottles, 12v low voltage hair dryer, and LCD TV. We are currently including luxury bedding and towels on booking. On collection you really do only need to bring yourself and your personal supplies – for our full inventory please click here. 

We understand that every motorhome holiday is different for each family, which is why we have a variety of luxury add-on items ready for you to include at good prices. Holidays can be tiring, especially when you’re on the road, so get some extra help with the driving by adding another driver. Want to get away from it all but don’t want to leave your dog at home? Then bring them with you! There is an extra charge on top of your Motorhome hire to cover a deep clean when you return. Sit outside of your motorhome at your pitstop with a picnic table and 4 stools. Other extras include but are not limited to: welcome hamper, Ireland travel, Euro travel, beach games sets, and sat nav. For our full list and prices of our luxury extras, please click here. 

Among the personal items you need to bring is a copy of your driving license and 2 proofs of address – details of what documentation you will need to bring will be confirmed with you well in advance of your motorhome holiday. Other than that, we have all the essentials covered and with the inclusion of our luxury extra add-ons, you’re all set for your motorhome holiday. Things you might want to bring would be food (if you’re planning on cooking some nice home cooked meals), clothes, and other personal items.  

With all of this, you are now ready to hit the open road and start your perfect motorhome holiday. The perfect home from home, with comfy beds, refreshing shower and onboard kitchen ready to take you wherever you want.  

Motorhome Rental: How to Plan Your Holiday

Motorhome Rental: How to Plan Your Holiday

From your motorhome rental to planning your route and to what you need to bring, we can help you plan your perfect motorhome holiday!

Our luxury Motorhomes tend to get booked in advance and are very popular during school holidays. So, if you can plan your trip in advance, secure your hire vehicle early to avoid disappointment. To do this, simply make your way over to our home page, where you will find our varied selection of luxury Motorhomes. Select the Motorhome that best suits you, your party and your holiday. Once you select your luxury Motorhome, choose your preferred dates and add any extras you would like.  You will then be asked to pay a 30% deposit to secure your Motorhome rental – the final balance will be required 6 weeks before you travel. Following receipt of your deposit, we will ask you to sign the rental agreement and then send you a welcome email confirming all the details of your luxury Motorhome hire.

Now it is time to start planning your route! There is a huge selection of great destinations all across the UK and Europe to choose from. Whether you’re going to visit one site or you’re planning a trip around Europe we recommend you book your campsite in advance to avoid disappointment (especially in high season). Sites typically range in price between £10 – £35/night depending on the facilities the season. If it’s Somerset or Cornwall you’re looking into exploring, check out our recommendations and must-see sites.

Next is to start packing! A benefit of a luxury Motorhome rental is that you don’t just get an empty motorhome, we include holiday living essentials, with the option of extra add-ons, which can include but are not limited to, bedding sets, bath towels, picnic tables and chairs, welcome hampers, beach games, kids’ activities packs, and other important extras that will add to the practical ease of your holiday! You can see what is included in each Motorhome by going to our home page and selecting a specific Motorhome, where a list of equipment is included. Your hire vehicle with be equipped with everything you need to get you off to a great start plus any optional extras you have requested.

On the first day of your holiday, you will pick your Motorhome up between 2pm and 4pm (the exact details will be confirmed with you prior to the start of your holiday). Details of what documentation you will need to bring will be confirmed with you well in advance, but, as with all Motorhome rentals, we currently require a copy of your driving license and 2 proofs of address. Our check out procedure will take around an hour and will include all the essential information you will need on how to operate your Motorhome. Before you leave, we will ensure that you are fully comfortable and confident with your Motorhome. On collection you really do only need to bring yourself and your personal supplies – for our full inventory please click here.

You are then free to hit the open road in your luxury Motorhome. The perfect home from home, with guaranteed comfy beds, refreshing shower and onboard kitchen ready to take you wherever you want.

For more information or recommendations on planning your perfect motorhome rental holiday, please get in touch with us – we’d love to hear from you!

Somerset’s Best Motorhome Holiday Destinations

Known for its rolling hills, cider and cricket club there is so much to discover and explore in Somerset. Here are a few of our favourite places for you to visit on your luxury motorhome holiday in Somerset...

 

Taunton

Taunton is an ideal place to visit if you are a cider lover. Sine 1917 Sheppy’s Cider has been in Bradford -on-Tone and is worth a visit. Offering a butcher’s counter, deli bakery counter, orchard walks, cider shop and café, and heritage museum there is lots to see and do. With only 16 touring pitches, the caravan club site, Cadeside Caravan club nearby is a beautiful and peaceful place to stay.

Another motorhome site on a cider farm is the Tanpits Cider Farm. Located just beside the Taunton and Bridgwater Canal, there are lovely walks and plenty of cafes for a tea and cake breaks! This historic, family run Cider Farm has been set in idyllic and peaceful surroundings of the Somerset countryside for over 100 years.

 

Bath

On your way to Bath a fabulous day out is The Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust.

Bath is oozing with history, from the Roman baths to its grand Georgian houses, parks and sweeping crescents, timeless attractions and Victorian gothic structures. Bath’s natural hot springs are what the city is most famous for, but it also has a fantastic cultural scene with plenty of theatre, music, comedy, art and more. Many films and TV shows have been filmed in Bath, from Oliver Twist to Bridgerton, thanks to its gorgeous and untouched architecture. Bath is famously full of attractions and amenities; it is the only city in the UK that is entirely a World Heritage Site so is protected by UNESCO, hence its unfaltering Georgian appearance.

 

Bristol

Bristol is a cosmopolitan city, jampacked with a variety of different cultures, making it a buzzing city. Some of its most famous landmarks include, the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Bristol Hippodrome, Balloon Fiesta and the harbourside which is lined with cafes, restaurants and bars. The surrounding area of Bristol is made up of beautiful countryside, so a perfect area for you to make a home away from home in your luxury motorhome.

 

Hills – Quantocks, Mendips, Blackdown

If you’re not looking for city experiences on your motorhome holiday, Somerset has a range of stunning, rolling hills, like the Quantocks, Mendips and Blackdowns, all of which are waiting for you to explore. They offer incredible walks with breath-taking views. A couple of our favourites include Cothelstone Hill, Lydeard Hill and Staple Hill.

 

Cheddar

Cheddar Caravan Club site is situated on the very edge of Cheddar Village and boasts magnificent views of the Mendips and surrounding countryside, and is a walker’s paradise. Amenities in the village include a variety of shops, pubs and takeaways. Cheddar Caves and Gorge boast a lot of history and discovery. The famous Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company is also within easy walking distance of the motorhome holiday site.

 

Wells

Wells is the smallest city in England with about 12,000 inhabitants. It can call itself a city because of the famous 13th century Cathedral. Wells remains remarkably unspoilt, with narrow streets and an eclectic mix of building styles. It  is definitely Worth a day trip out on your motorhome holiday!

 

Luxury motorhome hire in Somerset  

As a company based in Somerset, nobody knows it quite like we do! We provide luxury motorhomes hire in Somerset and the surrounding areas, ensuring you get the most out of your holiday adventure. Learn more about our luxury motor rental.

We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and we aim to exceed your expectations every time. For more information on locations around Somerset or specific motorhome holiday sites, please get in touch with us – we’d love to hear from you.

Why Our Luxury Motorhomes Make The Perfect Family Holiday

With the summer holidays in front of us what are your plans? Have you ever considered taking your family on a holiday in a luxury motorhome? We promise the adventure will be a memory that lasts forever. 

 

Our luxury motorhomes for hire offer convenience and relaxation for your whole family, including your dog should you wish to bring them. Motorhome holidays are great for family bonding as the time together allows for a proper connection in a home from home environments – cosy and quickly warm up if needed, with showers, toilet, hot water, oven and cooker, full-size fridge, dining space, lounge area etc – things have vastly improved in their design in the past few years – now with all mod cons on board and more spacious than you might imagine.

 

Motorhome holidays – unlike any other holiday you’ll experience

Motorhome holidays offer a relatively cost-effective way to enjoy nature and the open road, away from day-to-day distractions, like technology. You don’t have to go through the mission of busy airports or delayed flights, instead you can just rock up, go through a brief paperwork completion on pick-up, then you and your family can set off. 

As soon as you arrive at your destination of choice, the kids can go straight outside to play in nature while you can relax in your camping chairs and enjoy the amazing view thinking about your BBQ.

 Motorhome holidays can offer you many different kinds of holidays in one, from sightseeing to beaches to nature walks. They give you a chance to escape, instead of being restricted to one place. Motorhome rental feels like a real travelling experience, where you get a chance to get off the beaten track.  

 

Our luxury motorhomes for hire 

We have a selection of luxury motorhomes for hire in Somerset that are well-equipped at hosting your family in a more than comfortable way!

Reggie

Reggie is our brand-new 2022 Swift Edge 476 and can be driven on a category B drivers licence. Reggie sleeps 6 people with 6 seat belts for travelling and passengers can ride in supreme comfort with air conditioning, DAB radio/MP3 player and Bluetooth connectivity and is fitted with USB points for modern devices and comes with cruise control, reversing sensors and a reversing camera for added convenience.

Frankie

Frankie is our brand-new Swift Edge 494 and can be driven on a category B drivers licence. Frankie sleeps 4 people with 4 seat belts for travelling and passengers can ride in supreme comfort with air conditioning, DAB radio/MP3 player and Bluetooth connectivity.

Billy

Billy is our brand-new Auto-Trail Imala 736 G and can also be driven on a category B drivers license. Billy sleeps up to 6 people with seat belts for 4 when traveling. Other luxurious additions include a well-equipped galley kitchen with hob and microwave, as well as a roomy bathroom with standalone shower and fittings to make you feel at home.

All three come with lots of storage space, with a large garage at the rear, under seat storage, overhead lockers and bed storage. They also all come with reversing cameras and sensors, TVs and awnings. When looking at luxury motorhomes from a family perspective, you can see that ours offer you and your family plenty of room and storage, all with the intention of making your summer holiday as relaxing and fun-packed as possible!  

For more information on any of our luxury motorhomes or to make an enquiry please get in touch with us – we’d love to hear from you!  

Motorhome Rental with GM Campers

At GM Campers, we make the Motorhome hire process as plain sailing as possible. We follow a carefully constructed plan of action that ensures your motorhome holiday is stress-free and relaxing from start to finish – just what a holiday should be – a home away from home!

The whole process is as simple as this:

Make your way over to our home page, where you will find our fabulous selection of luxury Motorhomes. Select the Motorhome that best suits you, your party and your holiday – we have an array of different Motorhomes that will fit your needs and wants.

Once you select your luxury Motorhome, choose your preferred dates and add any extras you would like, which can include but are not limited to, bedding sets, bath towels, picnic tables and chairs, welcome hampers, beach games, kids’ activities packs, and other important extras that will add to the practical ease of your holiday!

You will then be asked to pay a 30% deposit to secure your Motorhome rental – the final balance will be required 6 weeks before you travel. Following receipt of your deposit, we will ask you to sign the rental agreement and then send you a welcome email confirming all the details of your luxury Motorhome hire.

Picking up your luxury motorhome

On the first day of your holiday, you will be asked to pickup your Motorhome between 2pm and 4pm, but exact details will be confirmed with you prior to the start of your holiday. Details of what documentation you will need to bring will be confirmed with you well in advance, but, as with all Motorhome rentals, we currently require a copy of your driving license and 2 proofs of address.

Our check out procedure will take around an hour and will include all the essential information you will need on how to operate your Motorhome. Before you leave, we will ensure that you are fully comfortable and confident with your Motorhome. On collection you really do only need to bring yourself and your personal supplies – for our full inventory please click here.

You are then free to hit the open road in your luxury Motorhome. The perfect home from home, with comfy beds, refreshing shower and onboard kitchen ready to take you wherever you want.

Where to holiday? 

Whether you’re planning a coastal adventure, UK road trip or European tour, a Motorhome is the ideal transport and accommodation. Take a look at our Trips & ideas page for some inspiration.

Thankfully the UK is home to a number of picturesque locations such as Somerset, Devon & Cornwall. Each of these destinations are perfect for motorhome holiday, offering something for everyone. If you fancy heading off to warmer climates, why not consider Spain, France or Italy? 

Each of our motorhomes for hire provide all the features you could need including air conditioning, showers, kitchens, TV & entertainment and much more. Find out what’s included in our motorhomes for hire.

When your holiday unfortunately comes to an end, our drop off time is between 9am and 10am. Simply make your way back to us for the handover.

For more information on the process or to enquire about Motorhome rental with us, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you!