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Packing list for your Campervan

What you need… and what’s already included!

I pack my suitcase and take with me… Any child can do that! But in reality, packing for the holiday often is a challenge – Especially when you are on the road with a camper! The most important Bulli rule is: Less is more and what is not necessary to bring stays home! This is the only way to pack your campervan properly.

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Packing your camping bus properly – Nothing for beginners!

Anyone who has ever been on the road with a VW bus knows that nothing is more annoying than having too much luggage with you! You only clear from back to front and from front to back. Using the Bulli as a single cupboard? This will turn into a real horror, because where to put the hat box or the make-up case?

roadsurfer tip: Only pack the essentials! You travel Europe, not the Amazon. You can buy everything you need on the way, too.

If you pack for a trip with our Bullis, you can leave some things at home right away. We summarized what you need to bring, so you can go completely relaxed into the holiday preparation: But now have fun packing!

Fully packed with great things that make life easier – the roadsurfer campervan has it all:

Let’s be clear about one thing: Breakfast is taken care of. Whether for big or small travelers – you can immediately start chopping. Plates, cups, knives… all these things are already present in your roadsurfer camper!


  • 4 deep plates
  • 4 flat plates
  • 4 muesli bowls
  • 4 cups
  • 4 glasses
  • Cutlery
  • Children’s crockery
  • Camping pot/pan set
  • Espresso pot
  • Cutting board
  • Small sharp knife
  • Cooking utensils (ladle, spoon etc.)
  • Can opener
  • Corkscrew/bottle opener
  • Salad servers
  • Salad spinner (bowl, sieve)
  • Rinsing bowl
  • Lighter

That you don’t run out of air, the Campervan also has the necessary power. So you can swing the cooking spoon immediately.

  • Gas bottle 2,8kg (Drop out)
  • 3 gas cartridges a 227g (Beginner)
  • External power cable + 2 adapters fresh water hose (Drop-out)

Relaxed! You don’t need to sweat during a break or a cozy evening at the campsite. No matter if you are a beginner or a drop-out – your camping bus has the shade included. And, spring cleaning is also ensured!

  • Sun sails (Beginners)
  • Awning (Drop out)
  • Broom

No idea where you’re going? Nonsense, with roadsurfer and the included navigation system you are always on the right track.

  • Mobile navigation device

Pockets out and start packing – What you still could need

And here we come to the hardly less important packing rule no. 2: Leave your suitcases at home! You travel best with a bag or with boxes like the pros. Why? You have better access to your bag in the trunk and you don’t have to carry your suitcase out to open it – it’s that simple.

Of course, you won’t have to heed all our suggestions for your holiday – They may be helpful for the one but not for the other. Let yourself inspire!

But there are some things you should have with you, no matter on which trip: Your first-aid kit and the annoying papers!

Healthy and cheerful on your travels – Your first-aid travel kit

  • Mosquito or insect spray
  • Allergy tablets, diarrhea medication, stomach drops
  • Personal medication
  • Headache tablets – For the morning after ?
  • Pavements

Important papers and documents:

  • Identity card
  • Driving license (International if necessary)
  • EC and credit card
  • Cash (but not too much)
  • Foreign health insurance
  • Health insurance card
  • Vaccination card
  • Vignettes/Toll Tickets
  • Diving certification/ sailing license
  • Student card

On your mark, get set – and off you go!

You shouldn’t forego anything on your camping holiday. These little things make you feel at home even when you’re far away – Camping with a feel-good guarantee!


  • Sleeping bag + pillow
  • Sheet 140×200/160×200
  • Igloo tent (Can be used as storage space, too, e.g. for child seats)
  • Air mattress (Also great playground for the kids!)
  • Clothesline (Even if you don’t wash, such a rope is versatile)
  • Camping chairs (For model beginners, if not booked as extra)
  • Camping table (For model beginners, if not booked as extra)
  • Picnic blanket
  • Gas or kerosene lamp, tea lights (For long nights)
  • Mosquito spray
  • Bread/meat knife
  • Salad bowl
  • Pocket knives
  • Thermos flask (+ coffee filter)
  • Kitchen roll
  • Refuse sacks
  • Toilet paper (really important!)
  • Diapers
  • Aluminum foil
  • Sink/sponges/cloths/towel for dishes
  • Electric kettle
  • Extra tarpaulin/sun sail
  • Rain Jacket/Fleece Jacket
  • Food and drinks for the first days and the first trips
  • Travel guide / Camping guide
  • Replacement-227g gas cartridges (for beginner model)
  • Ear plugs (You can’t choose your neighbors ? )
  • Torch
  • Wool or fleece blanket
  • Rubber mallet

If your journey takes you to the sea or a swimming lake, you should be able to enjoy this. Thus, it’s annoying when an essential part stays in your closet at home. Control the list, make a check and don’t forget anything!

  • Sun cream, après-lotion
  • Sand toys
  • Bathing trunks, bikini, swimsuit
  • Flip-flops
  • Beach towel
  • UV shirt (practical, especially for the little ones)
  • Sunglasses
  • Coneflower
  • Parasol/beach shell
  • Water wings
  • Water ball
  • Beach bag/backpack

After the first few days of doing nothing, boredom quickly begins. No problem – Thanks to our packing list you have thought of everything! There is always something to do with these things:

  • Camera
  • Laptop, mobile phone (But don’t switch on too often!)
  • Charging cable
  • Books, music, headphones
  • Deck of cards
  • Boules, badminton, frisbee, beachball, dragon, viking chess, …
  • Writing and painting materials

Everything packed? Well, then nothing like filling up the tank and off you go! We wish you a great camping holiday with many big and small adventures! Packing a VW bus is now a child’s play…

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