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  • Christmas in a campervan
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 2 November 2021
    Just Kampers

    Christmas in a campervan

    After experiencing a very limited Christmas in 2020, people up and down the county are considering alternative ways to spend the festive season in 2021 and beyond. One exciting idea is to go camping or campervanning!
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  • Best Family Campervans: Tips & Advice
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 2 November 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    Best Family Campervans: Tips & Advice

    One of the most enjoyable benefits of holidaying in a campervan is how well it can accommodate travelling with extra friends and family. So, for those adventuring with larger families, what is the best family campervan?
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  • Polaroids of pole awnings vs Polaroids of air awnings on a scening background
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 19 October 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    Air or Pole Awning: Which is Right for Your Campervan?

    In recent years, the increased production and demand for air awnings has led to a near-even market split for air vs poled. Many people find air awnings easy to erect with no prior instruction, but some still prefer the rigidity and comfort of a traditional poled tent or awning. So, which one is right for you?
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  • What is the Future for Diesel Campervans?
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 19 August 2021
    Just Kampers

    What is the Future for Diesel Campervans?

    What is the Future for Diesel Campervans? Since the UK government announced that any new vehicles sold after 2030 must be electric-only, there has been a lot of speculation surrounding what this could mean for motorhomes and campervans
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  • Best Fridges for Campervans | Our Guide to Fridges & Coolboxes
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 19 August 2021
    Just Kampers

    Best Fridges for Campervans | Our Guide to Fridges & Coolboxes

    Discover our list of the best campervan fridges, including compressor, three-way, and thermo-electric cool boxes. Explore the different models, makes & prices.
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  • Campervan Storage Ideas
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 19 August 2021
    Just Kampers

    Campervan Storage Ideas

    Whether you’ve bought a brand-new camper, or you’ve done a van to campervan conversion, more storage is always useful. Get campervan storage ideas.
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  • Image credit to Jimmy Conover, via Unsplash
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 19 August 2021
    Just Kampers

    Laws On Sleeping In Your Campervan | Everything You Need To Know

    It might be tempting to sleep in your campervan, especially after driving long distances. Before you do, learn about the laws on sleeping in your campervan.
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  • Just Kampers - NCC Approved
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 22 April 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    Just Kampers - NCC Approved

    Just Kampers is pleased to announce that we are proud members of the NCC (The National Caravan Council).
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  • JK’s Guide to Camping Gas
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 22 April 2021
    Just Kampers

    JK’s Guide to Camping Gas

    If you are planning a camping holiday, you will no doubt be using some sort of camping gas to cook and heat with. This useful guide is aimed at giving you clear, easy to follow advice on using gas-powered stoves for camping as well as choosing the right type of gas.
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  • Drive It Day - 25th April 2021
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 22 April 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    Drive It Day - 25th April 2021

    The FHBVC's Annual Drive It Day for NSPCC's Childline service has returned for 2021, albeit a little different and a bit more local.
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  • Tips For Camping With Dogs
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 22 April 2021
    Just Kampers

    Tips For Camping With Dogs

    Preparing to go camping with your dog? From dog-friendly campsites to road safety and planning the right gear, read our top tips for camping with your dog.
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  • 12v Hot Start Relay
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 1 April 2021
    Just Kampers

    12v Hot Start Relay

    Having trouble Starting your Air-cooled VW? Consider fitting our simple to install 'Hot Start Relay' solution.
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  • When did you last check your gearbox oil?
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 1 April 2021
    Just Kampers

    When did you last check your gearbox oil?

    When was the last time you checked the oil in your T2 Camper? Here's a simple guide on how to check and maintain the gearbox oil in your Camper.
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  • A campervan wheel balanced on a yellow levelling chock
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 30 March 2021
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    JK’s Guide to Getting Your Camper Level on Uneven Ground

    Sometimes your picture perfect camping pitch has a surprisingly wobbly ground, but you don't need to resign yourself to sleeping at a weird angle or having your mugs slide across the table - it's easy to ensure your camper stays level with a couple of levelling chocks and some patience!  We're here to show you how. 
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  • Best Portable Toilets for Campervans and Camping
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 25 March 2021
    Just Kampers

    Best Portable Toilets for Campervans and Camping

    Don't Get Caught Short... There are many good reasons why a portable toilet is essential for any camping trip, here are our top Portable Toilets for Campervans and Camping from Just Kampers.
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  • Fitting a VW T2 Bay spare wheel mount
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 25 March 2021
    Just Kampers

    Fitting a VW T2 Bay spare wheel mount

    If you are looking for extra space inside your T2 Bay van, a simple way is to move the spare wheel to the outside.
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  • The Cost of Owning & Running a Campervan
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 18 March 2021
    Just Kampers

    The Cost of Owning & Running a Campervan

    Have you ever wondered how much it costs to run and own a campervan? Inside our guide, you'll learn about all the different costs and what to expect.
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  • The Original Admen
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 18 March 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    The Original Admen

    Instantly recognisable the VW Ads of the late 50’s and 60’s are iconic staples. The kind of marketing genius that has informed many a campaign since, some successfully, some not so much.
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  • You Are Our Heroes
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 18 March 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    You Are Our Heroes

    2020, the year of heroes. We are unwittingly surrounded by heroes every day. Often unnoticed, masked by uniforms and a quiet steadfast approach to life and their jobs.
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  • Dave Giller Project 71
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 18 March 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    Dave Giller Project 71

    This customer project comes from Dave Giller who has been busy with his 71 VW Beetle project. The project was born out of a surprise 50th Birthday present from the Wife where she tracked down his old beetle. Dave has been working through a large list of to-do items this year and the end result looks stunning!
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  • Dwight Foster 68 Karmann Ghia Project
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 18 March 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    Dwight Foster 68 Karmann Ghia Project

    Here's a story From Dwight Foster from Arlington, VA. USA. On his 1968 Karmann Ghia Project barn find project. 
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  • Ray Collier and Fifi 1971 Beetle
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 18 March 2021
    Just Kampers

    Ray Collier and Fifi 1971 Beetle

    Introducing Ray Collier and his project 1971 Beetle, who coins a phrase, "when doing a job you might as well do it properly"
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  • 'Doris' - “I’m just going to have a look...
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 18 March 2021
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    'Doris' - “I’m just going to have a look...

    “I’m just going to have a look – I won’t buy it until you’ve seen it!” Even then, we had been together long enough for me to have known that the likelihood of Shaun coming back without the camper he was going to view was slim.
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  • Bay Window CVs worn? Here's how to fit new ones
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 17 March 2021
    Just Kampers

    Bay Window CVs worn? Here's how to fit new ones

    CVs worn on your Type 2 Camper? Here's our quick guide on how to fit new ones.
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