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Fan Mail

 
 

"My husband and I had an amazing time riding in Penny! Central Oregon is absolutely beautiful, and having the mobility of the camper van made it so easy to see all that we wanted to see. It was a perfect opportunity for us to spend some time together away from everything else. Definitely would rate it a 5/5 experience!” - Jessica (in Penny)

“Loved my trip in the beautiful Sprinter named Sparkles. It was such a perfect vehicle and Mary (the owner) is my new friend! What a terrific experience. Thank you!" - Michaela (in Sparkles)

"Well, I would say our experience was a 6 (out of 5). We had a blast! In fact, I had thoughts about driving Duke's van back to Athens with us (haha). The van was stocked with everything we needed - I had packed some gear, but we didn't need any of it! We did a loop out to Oxbow, then up to Mt Rainier, Seattle, took the ferry across the Puget Sound to Bremerton, then down the coast to Astoria, Nehalem Bay State Park, Cape Lookout State Park, then back to Portland. Thanks again & cheers!" - Tom, Jenn and Zoe (in Maupin)

"We were grateful to be able to deal with GoCamp rather than Outdoorsy. Deborah was efficient and helpful. We had a very good 1st-time-rental experience overall. Glad we decided to rent in Portland rather than in our own home town. We would rent from GoCamp again." - Joseph (in Roy's Ride)

"We had a great time on our trip and Susie and Mike (the owners) were great. It felt like borrowing from friends. The van was so well stocked we even picked up a few ideas for our “Vincent” back home. A couple of years ago, we rented a Vanagon near San Fransisco from a company that maintained their own fleet. It was a great trip, but your peer-to-peer model is just a better experience all around. Congrats." - Mike (in Trillium)

"5 stars. Mike and Amanda were very nice and showed us how everything worked in the camper. They were really helpful and flexible. We had a wonderful time renting Selma!" - Craig (in Selma)

"We had a great trip. Tortuga was just what we expected, and a perfect way to see Oregon. The owner was very helpful and friendly." - Bailey (in Tortuga)

"We had a great trip; Wild Rose runs great and is economical. She has plenty of room for all your gear and has a comfortable bed for two. Even with all that room, she was still easy to drive and maneuver in parking lots and campgrounds. The van came well stocked with all the things you would want: cook stove, hot chocolate, dishes, cork screw, and a made bed. We were able to charge our cell phones via the 110 outlets, and found the seats comfortable for our long drive. Sara and the Wild Rose set us up well, providing a great way to see part of British Columbia." - Randy and Teri (in Wild Rose)

"My GoCamp experience was amazing. The perfect way to see the Pacific Northwest in all its glory. Can’t wait to come and do it all again." - James (in Emmylou)

"5 star experience. Great opportunity to be able to fly into a distant city, and have everything for RV camping ready to go. All I needed was my clothes and food." - Loretta (in The Big Zip)

"Portvandia was a hit at our camp out this year! Lots of people checking out the camper and suggesting that they would most likely do something like that next year. We were completely satisfied with the set up! The van owner, Steve, thought of everything so we were pretty much set with our weekend without wondering if we left anything important behind. All in all I'd give Portvandia a 5/5! We're already considering renting from GoCamp again when were in Oregon next year! Thanks again for the wonderful opportunity!" - Andrew (in Portvandia)

"Thanks so much for making this so easy and making sure we got a great bus. Everything was really great! Looking forward to next time." - William (in VanHalen)

"IT WAS AWESOME. We had such a wonderful experience. Roofus was perfect. It got us up some sketchy fire roads and into some really beautiful camp spots in Big Sur. The original plan was Yosemite but with the fires and all we went west. Mike was a great host and very thorough. The van really had everything we needed. Thank you for being so helpful!" - Buddy (in Roofus)

"We had a great experience. The process was easy, the camper van was fantastic, and working with the owner was a breeze. Thank you." - Jackie (in Coastliner)

"Thank you for our wonderful trip in Roy’s Ride. We totally scored - perfect little camper, and REALLY nice owner." - Joseph (in Roy's Ride)

"We totally fell in love with Oregon. We met our friends in Portland and left for a 5 days Oregon road trip; we wanted to enjoy the giant pine tree forests, the many lakes and famous rivers and then the spectacular coast. We had a ton of fun driving all around the Oregon with our Big Zip van (special thanks to the owner Chris for the van - awesome set-up)." - Sarah and David (in The Big Zip)

"We rented the Marin Mountaineer for a weekend getaway to Big Sur. We had an amazing time and the van made it such a special experience!  We had never camped in a van before, but had long wanted to try one out. Getting everything set up was a breeze: popped the top, made the bed and we were ready for cooking and the campfire within about 15 minutes of arriving.  It is so nice to have the comfort of a mattress, but still have the airy feel of tent camping with the pop top. Working with GoCamp to arrange our rental was a breeze.  Deborah went above and beyond to make sure we had all the information we needed and our pickup and drop-off went smoothly. Jim, the van's owner, was so helpful and pleasant! We communicated before hand to figure out a convenient meeting place and he was so great about showing us how everything in the van worked and making sure we had all the supplies we needed. He even texted later just to check in and make sure we got to the campsite ok :) Overall it was an awesome weekend - thank you GoCamp!"  - Kathryn and Luke (in Marin Mountaineer)

"It was spacious enough to stand and relax inside with plenty of room to cook and play games. Tumalo had everything you could possibly need from cooking utensils, to dominoes and even a hammock. The van drove like it was brand new. Tumalo was steady, reliable and went everywhere we needed it to go, with ease. We can hardly wait until our next GoCamp adventure! Easily a 5 star van." - Devin and Trianne (in Tumalo)

"What a great trip and experience. The car was beyond perfect and met all of my needs. First drove out to the coast and saw Seaside to Cannon Beach; stayed in an amazing campsite within the Oregon State Park (Saddle Mountain) that had a kick ass hiking trial. I highly recommend staying at this campsite but be forewarned there's a beautiful 7 mile drive up to the site. After Saddle Mountain I drove to the south side of Mt. Hood and found a reggae festival between Sandy and Government Camp. The
car was perfect again! (In between all stops I was able to use the car and tent to hang out at day sites along my route). Drove up Mt. Hood to Timberline Lodge and hung out at the Alpine Campground before checking into the hotel for my last night of sleep and a good shower before going home. Receiving and returning the car were easy. Payment processing and return
of deposit were easy. Would definitely rent again from Outdoorsy and GoCamp! - Joseph (in Emmylou)

"I can't think of a better way to explore the Pacific Northwest. This van had it all, including great coffee! We went out in the fall and we were cozy and warm all cuddled up in Pendleton blankets feeling sorry for people in tents. Can't say enough good things about this camper van experience. We'll definitely do it again. Thanks Pat and Jody!!" - Guillaume (in Tla-na-na)

"Mr. Mike is well-equipped and very comfortable. He had no trouble keeping up with the other cars on the road, even over mountain passes. Chris (the owner) was very friendly and gave us a thorough run-down on how things work and where everything is stored." - John (in Mr Mike)

"We rented Maupin, the Vanagon Camper, for five days and had a great experience. The van is in amazing condition and the owner couldn't have been nicer and more helpful - not only in how he'd equipped the van for our comfort and convenience but also by offering a wealth of information on the van and our itinerary. The only downside was our own fault - we tried to do too much, go to too many places. The point being: slow down, take it easy, and just enjoy the unique experience of camping in one of these cool vintage vans. The process of booking and the support from the office was clear, direct and timely - we had no problems - but I have the feeling that if anything went wrong on the trip they would have been right on top of it. It's a cool experience.                 Have fun!" - David (in Maupin)

We loved our time with Mr. Mike! This van is outfitted with everything you need to have a great time exploring the Pacific Northwest. We flew in from out of state, so it was helpful to have all our camping needs combined in the Westy. The mobility really made our time in Oregon feel like an adventure more than trip!"     - Rachel (in Mr Mike)

"My best friend and I rented Tilly Jane for a few days get-away in the Olympic Peninsula. The rental experience was easy and pleasant. Chris was super easy to work with and vacationing in a Eurovan was so much fun! The only thing I'll do differently next time is rent for more days - four just wasn't enough!"    - Morgan (in Tilly Jane)

"Thanks for making our trip so easy! Marin Mountaineer's owners, Jim and Melanie, were really great to work with. So was GoCamp! A 5 rating isn’t high enough. Best part was likely the convenience, the great shape the van was in, the straight forward approach to the rental, hmmm Jim’s great attitude. The trip itself was great too! I can’t think of anything to make this better, it was really excellent all around. Thanks again!" - Steve (in Marin Mountaineer)

"Tilly Jane is the sweetest van ever. The owner has outfitted this van with every little thing you could possibly need, including a collection of vintage enamel ware that just screams "camping!" We had an absolute blast in this van. It drives really well, is super quiet on the highway, and the ac blows cold."     - Zoe (in Tilly Jane)

"As we prepare for our final leg back to Portland, we have been reflecting on the gift of the last week. A big thank you to Christophe and Lori for being the best hosts ever, and for all the special details that come with the Big Zip, especially the stereo with sub-woofer and the mood lanterns."     - David, Sarah and Chelsea (in Big Zip)

"It was an amazing experience! The Vanagon was equipped with many little extras that made our trip perfect. It ran well, was clean and comfortable! Would do it again any time!"     - Desmond (in Maupin)

"This Eurovan was SO great! My husband and I drove down the Oregon coast and into the Redwoods and it was so easy to park anywhere for the night. We got tons of envious looks and compliments on the van. :) Deborah, the owner, was so great to deal with. We would definitely rent again!"     - Jennifer (in the Rogue)

"Everything was provided down to the last detail, and the van was sweet too. This is a fantastic service. Thank you for helping our family to have a great vacation!"     - Sarah (in Big Zip)

"A well stocked camper van. It was the perfect fit for our week of adventuring in Oregon."     - Dan (in Tilly Jane)

"The customer service was amazing, super helpful and quick. Also the ease of renting, picking up and dropping off was top notch. This was one of our best vacations ever. The ease of renting, coordinating the pick up and having it fully stocked (just needed our clothes and food) made this trip so memorable. We can not say enough good things about our experience and have already been trying to figure out when we can take our next vacation with GoCamp."      - Vanessa (in the Rogue)

"Everything about this experience was terrific - and SO EASY. We've always been tent campers, which we love, but it's also a lot of work! We decided last minute to go adventuring over Memorial Day weekend and we were lucky enough to score Mt Hood, the Vanagon Weekender for the trip. The first real sunny weekend in Oregon this year - no campground reservation - crazy, right? Not at all. We felt like a couple of spontaneous college kids on the open road. We packed a bag, pointed ourselves west toward the Coast and headed out. Mt Hood's owner challenged us to find one thing he hadn't thought to include in our camping supplies - and we couldn't do it. Every kitchen item, bedroll, lanterns, camp chairs, cleaning supplies, emergency items - even a chilled bottle of Cava & chocolate (for our campfire). Thanks Go Camp!"      - Stephanie and David Swanson (in Mt Hood)

"We'd definitely recommend GoCamp. There's something really fun about heading out in a van. Also, people talk to you!  Weheard a great story from an old hippie about the van he used to love."  - Remy (in the Rogue)

"I can't say enough good things abut renting a van from GoCamp. The driver's manual answered all my questions before I even had them. The van was super clean and tidy and stocked with treats. And my kids started crying when I told them we had to give the van back to Deborah. It was altogether a wonderful experience for our family." - Michelle (in the Grand Ronde)

"Top bunk. Waaaay cool." - Theo, age 4 (seconds before falling asleep in the Grand Ronde)

"GoCamp ROCKS. My daughter and I had a blast. VW's allow such spontaneity and flexibility in camping -- and they're so. much. fun. to. drive! Who knew?! "  - Tom D. (in Mt Hood)

"My family of six had the BEST time! We squeezed four kids and two adults into the Mount Hood van, but a family of five would fit easily. There'd be plenty of space for four adults if that's your configuration. The Mount Hood was immaculate, very well-stocked, and super fun to drive with its manual stick shift. The engine was solid and reliable. For me, it was romantic with the old fashioned hand cranked windows and the giant steering wheel (swoon!). The owners literally thought of everything a person might need while camping - bedding, chairs, portable table, camp stove, cork screw, cooking supplies, even basics like olive oil, salt, and coffee. The set up was super easy. Any questions we had were readily answered via the GoCamp manual provided for us. GoCamp makes it possible to pack a bag and roll. It's THAT easy. Highly recommend!" - Shannon (in Mt Hood)