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Westfalia Columbus 540D hire

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Rent the “Road House” – Westfalia Columbus roadsurfer

Cool camper from Westfalia – a small motorhome with pop-up roof!

The Westfalia Columbus 540D with pop-up roof in the roadsurfer EDITION is the most compact campervan with the feel of a motorhome. With a length of 5.40 metres and a height of 2.60 metres, you’d be pushed to find a small camper that’s bigger – not to mention its real glamping factor. The interior is equipped with all the sophistication one needs and offers you a great deal of storage as well as headroom without moving any furniture. The advantage over other roadsurfer models: A small on-board bathroom – a wet room with toilet, wash basin and a shower with hot water.

A superbly equipped kitchen also awaits you, which gives you that feeling of being outdoors with the sliding door open. There are two comfortable beds – a double bed at the rear and a large bed in the wide pop-up roof which also offers room for 2 people to sleep comfortably.

The Westfalia Columbus 540 D is all set for your trips. In fact, you just need to climb aboard and drive away – and discover what it means to enjoy this camper with a certain touch of luxury.

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Hire the Westfalia Columbus: Advantages of the “Road House”

There are many convincing reasons to pick the Westfalia Columbus D540 with pop-up roof for your road trip. Indeed, it is well prepared for any situation which arises: You’ll have your own hot shower and, of course, a toilet onboard. The kitchen is every chef’s dream and when you are on the road, you’ll get used to the outstanding comfort in no time at all. The exclusive roadsurfer EDITION transforms this small campervan into an extremely cool one.

140 hp diesel / 9-Gear Automatic

Headroom in the camper

4 sleeping spaces which don’t need to be converted

Wet room (warm water shower and WC)

Air heater (with warm water)

Kitchen with plenty of storage space

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The costs for the “Road House”

Low season

16th September - 31st May

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99€ / Night

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High season

1st June - 15th September

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129€ / Night

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Hire the Westfalia Columbus – this is how you get even cheaper prices:

Hire the Westfalia Columbus 540D: If you book your campervan for more than 16 nights, you will get a 5% discount starting at night 16. At night 23 you will receive a 10% drop in price and it gets better. Starting at night 37 you will be granted a 15% discount.

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Technical data

140 hp diesel / 9-Gear Automatic

Length 5.40 m | width 2.70 m (with wing mirrors) | height 2.60 m

ALWAYS specify a length of 6 metres in case you book a ferry.

Radio DAB, Bluetooth, USB

Rear view camera and parking aid (rear)

Seat heating for driver and passenger seat

Air heater (with warm water and diesel powered.)

Integrated navigation system

Climate control

Spare wheel with holder

ISOFIX system for child car seats

In the back seats.


New vehicles

First registration 1-2 years ago

Additional equipment you can book

optional bookable equipment

Bicycle carrier for 2 bicycles on the tailgate including a warning sign for Italy/Spain

4€ per night

2 additional camping chairs

25€ per booking

Additional camping table

25€ per booking

Children’s car seat

For 1-3 year olds and 4-12 year olds

Bed linen for 1 person (pillow, sheet, cover)

29€ per booking

The following is included in the “Road House”:

4 sleeping spaces which don’t need to be converted

2 adults at the bottom in a fixed bed (1.30 m x 1.97 m) and 2 adults in the upper sleeping compartment (lying area 1.40 x 2.00 m)

4 seats

Both front seats can be rotated.

Wet room with toilet and shower

A complete bathroom with small washbasin, hot water shower and toilet. The door is fully mirrored.

Big water tank

100 litres fresh water.

Big waste water tank

100 litres.

Outdoor shower (Warm and cold)

Complete kitchenette

Interior kitchen at the rear with fridge, two-ring gas cooker, stainless steel sink, cutlery drawer

Kitchen Set

Including camping pots and pans, espresso maker, cups & glasses, plates and bowls, cutlery, cooking utensils, salad bowl, corkscrew, sharp knife, and a dishwashing bowl

Manual pop-top roof

Extra large lying surface in the pop-top roof (1.35 x 2.00 m)

Power connection and camping battery

230-volt external electrical connection, with extension cable and shock-proof plug for electricity at the campsite, 220-volt internal connection and 12-volt connections

Plenty of storage space

Large rear storage locker: Rear bed can be folded up -> space for bulky items. Plenty of storage compartments inside, additional storage compartment accessible from outside


Blackout blinds

For all windows (including windscreen)

Level Ramps

For adjusting the campervan on uneven terrain.

Emergency equipment

Safety vests, first aid kit, warning triangle

Fy-screen door

Mosquito net for the side sliding door.

Two good camping chairs

For outside.

Camping table

For outside.

Yes, we offer two models with trailer hitches with a load capacity of 2,500 kilograms:

  • the Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo, our “Travel Home”
  • the Ford Nugget with pop-up roof, our “Camper Cabin”

Yes, with great pleasure, but only by individual arrangement. Please send us an email at least 2 working days in advance to, so that we can make an appointment possible and have time for you.

You can easily install your child safety seat in the roadsurfer van. The seatbelts allow you to fixate any kind of seat. Our newest T6 California busses and Marco Polo Vans feature the Isofix system – simply bring along your Isofix-base if you have a baby Maxicosi.

Your roadsurfer will be given to you sparkly-clean, swept and vacuumed. The upholstery is spotless. This is how we would like to have it returned. You will not have to worry about additional cleaning fees if you’ve swept and wiped down the inside of the van before returning. We encourage you to return the van in the condition you found it in. If you don’t get any chance whatsoever to do so, we will have to retain a 100€ cleaning charge from your security deposit.

You can take your van to any country within continental Europe as well as Belarus, Norway, Iceland, Croatia, Andorra, Albania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova,Montenegro and Switzerland. Please let us know your destination when picking up the van. Excluded countries are Turkey, Russia, Morocco, Tunesia, Israel and Iran and all other non-EU countries within geographical Europe.

Rent other campers at roadsurfer!

The Westfalia Columbus 540D is a compact, small  motorhome – but you might want to have a look at different campervans? No problem at roadsurferMercedes Marco Polo hire for example. A very noble premium campervan!

Not enough? VW California Beach hire at roadsurfer. You will be traveling comfortably with up to five people. Here you can find more information about our “Beach Hostel Deluxe” model. So what are you waiting for? Rent your VW California Beach.

The Westfalia Columbus 540 with pop-up roof is ready for your road trip

Westfalia Columbus 540D hire

Hiring the Westfalia Columbus means: you’ll be driving a cool campervan! The look and feel of the small campervan is modern, stylish and contemporary – with the roadsurfer EDITION branding being really eye-catching, as it stands out from its standard “white gold” motorhome neighbour. With a length of 5.40 metres, the Westfalia Columbus is 40 centimetres longer than a VW California. And: Without a fixed roof structure, but rather a flexible pop-up roof with 2 comfortable sleeping spaces, you are on your travels with an overall height of just 2.60 m. With the pop-up roof extended, the height is around 1 metre higher.

Sleep soundly in the Westfalia Columbus

At the rear of the vehicle, you’ll find a double bed – 1.97 metres long and 1.30 metres wide – not to mention a comfortably sprung luxury mattress. Things in the upper bed under the pop-up roof are just as comfortable: with a lying area of 2 × 1.40 metres.

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Westfalia Columbus 540D hire

Another highlight is the kitchen, where you’ll feel like you’re cooking outside with the sliding door open. The fridge has been fitted in such a way that you can effortlessly open the door from inside or outside the camper. The Westfalia Columbus space miracle offers a full range of equipment like a large motorhome – because you don’t want to go without the bathroom. There, you will find a toilet, a shower with hot water and a small wash basin. Of course, you also have the option of using the outside shower to get the sand off your toes.

The small motorhome just got bigger

Two rotatable front seats and a fixed rear bench with dining table in the interior of the small campervan offer you a cosy dining and living area even in bad weather. Whether it’s spaghetti for lunch or a game of UNO in the afternoon, there’s plenty of room for four people. The table can, of course, be folded up. For the outdoor area, roadsurfer provides another camping table and two camping chairs. In addition to all these interior benefits, the Westfalia Columbus 540 D based on Fiat with a Westfalia design has also been conceived for comfortable travelling. With an on-board computer, air conditioning and 140 hp under the bonnet, you’ll certainly enjoy the trip to your next stop. With this in mind: Set off on your travels with our “Road House” roadsurfer!

The advantages of a panel van as a motorhome

Westfalia Columbus 540D hire

Hiring a panel van as a motorhome offers the following advantages:

  • Onboard shower
  • Onboard toilet
  • No furniture needs moving prior to going to bed
  • Kitchen always freely accessible
  • Compact motorhome which is easy to drive
  • Unobtrusively park overnight in parking spaces

It therefore combines the advantages of a motorhome with those of a small campervan. You are versatile, can easily drive across as good as any mountain pass and don’t have to shy away from any main through-roads in Italy. You’ll not find another vehicle as compact as the Westfalia Columbus in this motorhome class. 5.40 metres with kitchen, 4 sleeping spaces and a wet room are perfect if you want to be agile, but still want to enjoy the luxury of a fully equipped motorhome. The Westfalia Columbus is the shortest version if you’re looking to hire a panel van.

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The Fiat Ducato as the basic vehicle for a motorhome has been the undisputed top dog for decades. And this isn’t without good reason: the vehicle has established itself as an extremely reliable partner on the road. The Fiat Ducato has been in production since 1981 and many motorhome designers have been producing with the Ducato as the basic vehicle since 1982. So you’re on the road with a reliable vehicle that dazzles in the cockpit with modern comfort. So: Hire the Westfalia Columbus 540D and the road is yours!

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Would you like to rent a Westfalia Columbus 540D in Basel and start your camping adventure from here? Let’s get started: rent a Fiat Ducato camper in Freiburg-Basel and start your roadsurfer roadtrip in the border triangle! Of course you can also rent the VW California Beach or the Mercedes Marco Polo at roadsurfer.

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The city of Basel is known for its perfect mixture between tradition and modernity – you can walk through several epochs. You start in the 15th century and end up in the modern age. Basel’s Old Town is one of the most beautiful in Europe. However, modern architecture has been growing for some years now. You can discover the beautiful nature of the Rhine Valley with the Fiat Ducato. Rent Westfalia Columbus 540D and off you go!

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Berlin is often described as a metropolis for lateral thinkers and people who are somehow always a bit different. Rent a Westfalia Columbus 540D in Berlin and start your individual road trip. Sounds like a great plan for everyone who likes it different, doesn´t it? In the north and east the sea calls, in the south exciting inland stations wait. So what are you waiting for? Rent Fiat Ducato in Berlin and off to your adventure! Of course you can also rent the VW California Beach and the Marco Polo from Mercedes in Berlin.

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You have rented your Fiat Ducato in Berlin and would like to spend a few days there? Good plan! Around Berlin there are over 50 Berlin campsites to stay overnight.  There are beautiful locations at lakes or in forest regions – for example at Müggelsee or Schwielowsee. But you’ll also find a campsite right in the centre with your Fiat Ducato. So choose your favourite and stay there to explore Berlin.

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The Rhine metropolis stands for quality of life, fashion, shopping, culture and extraordinary events. In Düsseldorf you will first experience things like the Königsallee and the historic old town with its approximately 260 bars and restaurants and then take off with your roadsurfer.

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There are over 20 campsites in and around Düsseldorf to camp with your Fiat Ducato.  From here you can also quickly get to Cologne, Bonn and Dortmund. It´s possible to combine different citytrips in short time.

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Would you like to rent a Westfalia Columbus 540D in Frankfurt and start your road trip from here? Mountains or coast? There´s no difference in distance to Frankfurt, so let’s get going!

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Have you ever been to the famous Frankfurt Stock Exchange? No – then you should definitely pay a visit before it starts. Frankfurt also has a lot to offer in architectural terms. Here you’ll find architecture from various eras. Thanks to Frankfurt’s central location, there are no limits to your camper heart. No matter in which direction you start, you will end up in a beautiful place. Whether north to Denmark, west to the French Atlantic coast or simply with the Westfalia Columbus 540D south to the beautiful Breisgau near Freiburg with the destination Genoa and later Sardinia.

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Would you like to spend a holiday in France or Switzerland? Then rent your Westfalia Columbus 540D in Freiburg, because from here you will reach your destination in no time.

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You love the north and would like to make a road trip to Scandinavia? Then Hamburg is the perfect starting point for you: rent your Westfalia Columbus 540D and start your roadsurfer adventure.

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More than 15 campsites await you around the Hanseatic city – some of them close to the river Elbe. Perfect to start your roadtrip in Hamburg and have a closer look at the Elbe city. Hamburg is the pearl of the north, there are a lot of attractions waiting for you. The German “gateway to the world” is the port of Hamburg. That’s why every traveller should make a stop here. So rent your Fiat Ducato and get started.

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The colourful city of Cologne, which is famous for carnival, is the perfect starting point to drive directly to Belgium or the Netherlands.

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The Bavarian capital has so much to offer that you should take a moment to explore the city before starting your road trip with your Fiat Ducato.

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A MUST before you start your road trip is to enjoy the Nürnberger Bratwurst. In winter, of course, you shouldn’t miss the world-famous Christkindlesmarkt. Nuremberg Castle is a real highlight all year. Rent Fiat Ducato and discover Nuremberg!

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The Swabian capital is very centrally located, you can be in France, Switzerland or Italy in a few hours. But also Stuttgart and the region also have a lot to offer.

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