Campervan Hire

Campervan Hire

Here at Tamar Campervan Hire Plymouth, we’re delighted to be able to offer a range of first-class motorhomes and VW Campervans for hire. Whether you wish to take a last-minute long weekend break for two, plan a family holiday to the beautiful beaches or countryside the UK has to offer or get yourself glammed up for a festival – the road is your oyster!

Frequently Asked Questions: 

Where can I check availability and make a booking? 

All the booking process can be completed using the links below. 

When and where do I pay? 

Bookings are secured with a 20% non-refundable deposit and the balance is payable within 30 days of your departure. Payments can be made online or in-store. 2 x Proofs of Address Must be dated within 90 days of the Hire Period. Utility Bills, Council Tax Bill, or Bank Statements 

What licence do I need to Hire a Camper?

Full UK Driving Licence with a maximum of 3 points? 

3.5T Entitlement Driving Licence Check A “Driving Licence Check” will be required within 21 days of your hire period. You can email us a “one use” driving licence check code (Available from View or share your driving licence information - GOV.UK ( together with your driving licence number. 

Collection & Return times? 

We will arrange a collection time with you before your departure normally between 14:00 -16:00hrs Monday - Saturday. On the day we will give you a full tour of the vehicle and its features, how to set up on-site and tips on how to get the best experience from the vehicles. All vehicles must be returned by 10:00 am. 

Can I extend my booking? 

Please call one of the team or check availability online. We’ll be happy to help. 

Early Collection & Late Return? 

An Early Collection or a Late Return can be pre-booked subject to availability at a 50% daily rate. Alternatively, an Early collection and a Late Return can be pre-booked subject to availability at a 100% daily rate. Early collection 10:00 am / Late return 2:00 pm. This must be pre-arranged before departure. 

Are there any age restrictions? 

Minimum age - 25 years old – Maximum age - 70 years young 

Is there a Damage Deposit?

We charge a refundable security deposit of £750.00 which is refundable within 7 days of the return of the camper allowing it is returned in the same condition it left. The vehicles are kept in excellent condition for everybody’s experience. We respectfully ask they be returned in the same condition they were collected or would expect to find them. We do reserve the right to charge an additional fee for vehicles left in an unsatisfactory state. 

What Fuel do the hire vehicles use?

DIESEL ONLY. They also are LEZ compliant and have a separate AD-Blue tank. Vehicles are supplied with a full tank of Diesel and must be returned full. 

Is there any restriction on mileage?

Vehicles may be used for up to 178 miles per day/ 1250 miles per week. Additional /excess mileage will be charged at a rate of 20 pence per mile. 

Can I bring my “Four Pawed” Friend? 

Yes, a maximum of two “well-behaved” dogs are allowed for a small fee. Again, we respectfully ask that they are kept off the seats and beds at all times and are NEVER left unattended in the vehicle at any time. Sorry, No Geckos or Iguanas… 

What Equipment & Extras are there? 

All our vehicles come with an extensive amount of equipment required to make your trip as enjoyable as possible. However, we do offer several additional items such as awnings and extra chairs (subject to availability) should you require please call the team and arrange it before your departure. 

Are the Vehicles Insurance? 

Yes, and Insurance is included in the cost of the hire. 

What happens in the event of a breakdown?

Our vehicles are only ever 1-4 years old. 

In the unlikely event of a breakdown, the vehicles have breakdown cover with either the RAC or Volkswagen.