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What Do You Need to Pack for Your Camper Van Rental with GoCamp?

Just Hop In and Go

One reason why living the #vanlife has skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years is because every van is unique. Since each van is individually owned, van owners go above and beyond to customize their van rentals for GoCamp renters.

GoCamp curates a fleet of camper vans that not only surpass quality expectations, but are also unique and fun to drive! And it’s all thanks to the community of van owners who are renting their vans on GoCamp. These are folks who live for the next great adventure and take pride in their insanely awesome camper vans.

Because of the GoCamp van owner community, you can explore the great outdoors in comfort and style. What’s even better is that we take all the hassle out of the planning process for you, including packing the essentials.

We Do the Packing for You

When you rent a camper van, everything you need is already in the van. And we made sure all necessities for a comfortable road trip are there too! So you can focus on the journey and not the packing.

What’s more, every owner cares deeply about providing you with the perfect van for an unforgettable trip. They also take pride in knowing that they’re making the experience immensely easy and enjoyable.

Think of GoCamp vans like you would Airbnb. So just show up with groceries and your fave outdoorsy outfit ready to have a really good time!

Everything you need is included

GoCamp vans are ready to hit the road. All you have to bring is yourself and a sense of adventure.


Plates, bowls, cups, silverware, etc. — all the dishware you need is already packed inside the van. The only thing left for you to do is set the table.


All the cookware you'd expect ⁠— pots, pans, kettle, colander, cutting board, good sharp knives, etc. ⁠— is included. Just stop for groceries on your way out of town.


Snuggle up in cozy comfort as every camper van includes bedding such as pillows, comforters and blankets. Towels are also provided. Don't forget to pack your PJs.


A small camp table, chairs, lanterns, and other camping items are included. Just bring personal items, like that book you've been wanting to read.

You Pack the Extras — and a Sense of Adventure!

With the camping basics already covered, here’s what’s left for you to bring.


With the cookware and dishware covered, you just need to stop for groceries on your way out of town. All vans have coolers or refrigerators to keep your perishables cool.

Personal Items

We've thought of pretty much everything, except for that book you've been meaning to read. You'll also want your camera, sunglasses, and other personal items like your toothbrush.

Your Best Friend

Many GoCamp vans are pet friendly so you can bring Rover. And still others seat and sleep as many as four or five people so you can bring all your two-legged best friends as well.


Lots of van owners also offer optional add-ons to enhance your fun. Check the van's profile for add-ons offered by the owner, like stand up paddleboards, bike racks, portable grills, and more.

Get Road Trip Ready With GoCamp

Whether you’re exploring Zion’s cliffs and canyons or the crisp coast of San Francisco, we’ve got you covered. And we want you to only focus on the fun adventure ahead of you, and not the humdrum things like packing and worrying about leaving something behind.

While every camper van comes fully stocked with everything you need, each one has their own special qualities that make any trip truly one-of-a-kind. Start planning your next great outdoor exploration today.

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