Truck Camper Rental

Truck Campers are one of the smallest, yet most interesting RV types! These rigs are placed inside of a truck bed and are known to be some of the best campers around. From not having to worry about turns, going below the speed limit, and getting decent gas mileage, it’s no wonder so many people love Truck Campers. Let’s dive into all that a Truck Camper has to offer.

Vehicle Overview

# of Traveler Seats up to 4
Sleeps up to 4
Size 14' - 19' Long
7' Wide
Features Bedroom, Dinette, Small Bathroom, Microwave, Storage, Refrigerator

Pros & Cons for Truck Camper

Think a Truck Camper rental is right for you and your family? That’s great! After all, you don’t need a large RV in order to make the most out of your camping trip. It’s all about the experience, not the size of your home base. That being said, what exactly are the pros & cons to Truck Campers? Let’s check it out.

Pros

  • Easy to drive. Because Truck Campers sit directly in the bed of your truck, you can’t tell that you’re carrying an RV at all. You won’t need to worry about backing up, switching lanes quickly, or sharp turns when your camper is on your truck! This is great news for you, as well as antsy drivers.
  • Easy to set up. Made it to your campsite? Great! You’re basically done setting up camp. All you have to do now is bring some items (such as dinnerware, soap, and whatever else you’d like to have easily accessible) out of the storage units! You don’t have to worry about unhitching a Truck Camper (unless you really want to, but that’s a process that you won’t have to deal with when renting).
  • You can tow another unit. Because the Truck Camper sits in your truck bed, you’re able to hitch and tow another motorhome behind your truck! If you don’t want (or need) to tow another motorhome, you can tow a boat, ATV, or whatever else you’d like to bring with you to the campsite.
  • Stay at more secluded sites. As long as you’ve got a heavy-duty truck that you feel comfortable taking off-road, you’re able to get to places that most regular RVs cannot reach. Meaning, you can stay deep in the woods away from everyone to unwind. You’re also able to drive on rocky terrain for even more camping experiences!

Cons

  • You’ll be extremely crowded. While some families have no problem being together 24/7, problems may arise when you’re in a tiny camper with little space to walk. If you’re the slightest bit claustrophobic, these units are not for you.
  • Limited storage space. Truck Camper rentals have the least amount of storage. Compared to an RV, Fifth Wheel, and Travel Trailer, their storage is next to nothing. If you’re a light packer, this will be to your advantage. However, if you like to overpack, you may find that you don’t have room for your belongings.
  • It’s a climb to get into it. Many people say that the worst thing about Truck Campers is trying to get into them. People often say that the hardest part about loading their Truck Camper is that they can’t just pick things up and carry them in. You have to climb up a narrow set of stairs and open a door outwards to reach the living quarters, which can be difficult when you have your personal items in your hands.

Driving A Truck Camper

If you’re renting an RV for the first time, it’s only natural that you’d be nervous about the drive. However, when driving a Truck Camper, you’ve got absolutely nothing to be worried about. Why is this? The answer is quite simple: the Truck Camper sits in the bed of your truck. You won’t even notice that it’s there half the time!

With that being said, it’s incredibly easy to drive on the highway at normal speed (when driving a Travel Trailer, Fifth Wheel, and multiple RVs the maximum speed limit you’re allowed to do is 55). Apart from being able to go the speed limit, you’ll be able to maneuver your way into the other lane (if necessary) and make quick turns that you wouldn’t normally be able to make when driving another RV!

Renting A Truck Camper

Finding Truck Campers for rent might be kind of hard, mainly because when someone has a Truck Camper, they leave it on their truck at all times. However, there are plenty of people who are willing to rent out their camper, and you’ll probably even find cheap Truck Camper rentals available. If a Truck Camper for rent is what you’re after, and you find one that works with your schedule, how do you go about renting it? Let’s talk about the two most popular ways to rent a Truck Camper from another person.

Face-To-Face Rentals

Meeting the owner of the RV you’re looking into renting is great if you’re interested in learning more about the owners of the RV. Of course, when you’re looking for rental truck campers you’ll be meeting the owners eventually, but you should always know as much as you can about them (as they’d like to know as much as they can about you). Not only will you learn some tips and tricks (and even some minor flaws) that the RV you’re renting has, but you’ll form a bond with the owner (which is great if you’d like to find someone to rent from all the time)!

Online Rentals

If you’re feeling a little uneasy about driving all the way out to meet the owner of the RV more than once (and you trust that the RV you’re renting is in perfect condition), renting online is probably your best bet. Simply search for Truck Camper rental near me. You’ll be able to talk to the owner of the RV over the phone (or through messages) and you’ll only have to go to the RV when you’re ready to pick it up. While this rental experience isn’t as intimate as meeting face-to-face a few times, it gets the job done.

Let’s say that you’ve found the perfect RV, but you’re not a fan of the owner. What do you do? Do you have to rent it? Absolutely not! If you’re feeling suspicious about anything when it comes to renting an RV, you’re under no obligation to rent it.

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