Frequently Asked Questions
What age do I have to be to drive a camper?
One driver of 25 years or over and up to 75 is covered in the hire price. We can cover 23 to 24 year olds for a small additional charge. Up to 2 additional drivers can be added for £2.50 per day each. Drivers must have held a full licence for at least two years.
How do I collect the camper and can it be delivered to me?
The customer collects the camper from us in Mere, Wiltshire we are easy to find on the A303. We have safe, insured storage for your car while you are away.
If you are coming by train we will meet you with your camper at the train station at Gillingham (Dorset) which is 4 miles from us. Collection from Warminster station is also possible.
We do not deliver the campers at all.
What does the hire price include and are there any additional charges?
The camper is fully equipped and ready for you to drive away with no hidden costs. The quoted price includes insurance and full breakdown cover. There is a small charge for young drivers, an additional driver and drivers with motoring convictions. There are some extras available for hire but these are not necessities. There is a £500 security deposit that is refunded upon the safe return of the camper.
Are the campers easy to drive?
We only supply campers that have been well cared for and not mistreated, they have light clutches and steering and a positive gear change. Once you have become accustomed to sitting right at the front of the vehicle it’s just like driving a large car
Can we take dogs in the campers?
Yes, we have had several hirers take dogs with them. We ask that the campers come back in the condition they went out, we make a charge for any damage or excess mess – dogs or not!
Is there any mileage charge and can we go abroad?
You can do as many miles as you like around Britain but the campers are not covered to go abroad.
Can I leave my car with Freebird Campers while I’m out in the camper?
Yes, we have free offroad parking for all hirers cars, some of them are garaged.