Increasingly families and groups who wish to explore new places are preferring to hire a recreational vehicle (rv) since it is convenient and cost effective. Usually if the family is using their own vehicle for traveling, they have to book hotels in advance adding to the cost of travel, since hotels may not any vacant rooms for walk in travelers. Hence more travelers in United Kingdom are interested in finding a suitable rv rental so that they can hire it for their holiday. Some of features in the popular rvs available for rent are discussed below.
Zefiro is one of the most popular manufacturer of motor homes in UK, Europe and elsewhere. The vehicles are large enough to provide all the facilities for sleeping, cooking, and eating which the motor-home user will require. The vehicles have a diesel engine and automatic transmission for easy driving. The height is usually 3.2 metres, and width is 2.35 metres. The length of the motorhome will vary depending on the number of people it is designed to accommodate, homes for 6 people are usually longer than homes for 4 people. Airbags are provided for driver, and seatbelts for passengers for safety. The cab has screens for the windscreen and other sections for privacy. Radio with controls for the steering wheel available.
Appliances and electronics
To ensure that all the motor home users are comfortable in all weather conditions the entire motor home has air conditioning. The Truma i-net system allows the user to control the air conditioning and other electronics used in the motorhome from the smartphone. Bluetooth is also available for better controls. A solar panel is provided on each vehicle to reduce the diesel consumption. The power supply of 6 KW is available with power also required for heating, cooling and hot water. Some of the other appliances available are
- Refrigerator with freezer compartment
- Gas oven, with burner
In addition to the multiple beds for sleeping, the motorhome also has other furniture. Folding tables and chairs are provided which are used for eating meals and other activities. Cooking pans are provided for cooking or heating meals. Cutlery and crockery is also provided for serving the meals. For cleaning the cutlery after use, a wash up basin is provided. A dustpan with brush and hosepipe can be used for cleaning the furniture and other areas of the motorhome whenever required. A mat supplied can be used for the floor and there is also a ramp available. Those who wish to go cycling can also carry their bike in the bike rack provided.
Travelers can now conveniently book the motor home model they want online. There are different types of motor home which vary in their specifications, number of berths available. They can check the website for the availability of the motor home and book the motorhome for a specific period. Usually the motor home should be booked for at least four days continuously. The traveler can pay a deposit at the time of booking and pay the rental amount later.