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Campervan hire Edinburgh

Now taking bookings for post-lockdown 2021 – refunds or re-bookings will be given for Covid related cancellations

Big Sky Campers is currently closed due to Covid-19. We will be re-opening when we are advised that it is safe for people to travel. We are currently taking bookings for 2021 in the meantime. All bookings will be fully refundable if people are unable to travel due to Covid 19.

We are responsible business owners and want to keep both our customers and local communities safe. We have introduced new processes to ensure your safety, such as contactless handovers and deep cleaning between hires.

Please help us to keep yourself safe by respecting our safety rules, acting responsibly and taking preventative measures to keep others safe.

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Edinburgh Campervan Hire

Big Sky Campers (formerly Edinburgh Campervans) is a Scottish campervan hire specialist based in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre. As campervan and outdoor enthusiasts, we want to help you experience all the freedom and fun of a campervan holiday in beautiful Scotland. We have a small and lovingly cared for fleet of campervans sleeping between 2 and 4 people, kitted out with everything you’ll need for your trip. Unlike some campervan hire companies, we do not charge for accessories, so the prices we advertise are the prices you pay.

 There is no better way to explore Scotland than in your own campervan.  With no schedules or hotel reservations to make, you can go wherever you want and choose when to move on. So if you find that perfect deserted beach, or big night sky, you can just pitch up and stay as long as you want.  With one of our campers you’ll have the freedom to roam wherever you choose. All our vans are left unbranded so as not to spoil the dream. Choose your campervan, and pick up from Edinburgh and discover unspoilt Scotland. We are based in the centre of Edinburgh so it’s convenient for you to pick up your van whether arriving by train or plane.  Or if you are planning to spend a few nights in the city either end of your campervan adventure.

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Our campervans

We have 7 campervans available to hire. Our lovely VWs are Harry, Ruby & Betty. We also have two new automatic VW campervans to hire so new we haven’t named them yet (watch this space). Our stunning Land Rover camper, Wallace, is very popular. We are now also taking bookings for our new budget van, coming soon to replace our much loved and cute Mazda, Bongo. All have very different characters and offer all the fun and ease of a campervan adventure.

The Land Rover camper, Wallace, sleeps 2 and is a real head-turner. If you are looking for an off-road experience then Wallace is the one for you. Our VWs sleep 4 and are fitted out with everything you could need for a comfortable campervan holiday. They are very economical and as easy to drive as a large car. Our budget van is a 2 berther and a bit more basic than the VWs, but great fun, easy to drive and a great choice if you are on a tight budget.

Explore Scotland in a Campervan

Choose one of our vans and for less than the cost of hiring a car and staying in a B&B you can have the freedom of the open road and explore Scotland at your leisure.

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Our vans come fully equipped

Our vans are fitted with all the equipment & accessories you’ll need for a great campervan holiday. Unlike some campervan hire companies, our advertised prices include kitchen equipment, bedding, towels, bike racks (if available), table and chairs. There are NO additional charges. We’ll even throw in a solar shower (please request when booking).  We also make sure you are entirely comfortable with handling the vehicle before you set off on the open road.

As well as a fully equipped kitchen with fridge freezer*, sink and gas hob, you get an outside table and 2 chairs, a full set of bedding (with extra available on request),  solar shower (on request), extra blanket and hot water bottle for cooler months, towels, portable gas hob for cooking outside (on request), GPS/sat nav, bike rack** and fully comp. insurance for one driver. * Our budget 2 berther has a coolbox only  **Not Harry

Special Requests? Just ask

If you have any special requests, don’t be shy.  Please let us know (the earlier the better, especially in the Summer months!) and we will try to meet them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Up to 4 in the VW’s (or two adults and three wee ones), two in our budget 2 berther and Wallace, the Land Rover.

No! You can go as far as you like as long as you bring it back on time! If you want to take the van out of the UK it must be by prior arrangement.

Yes, fully comprehensive insurance is included in the price for one driver provided they meet the driving licence criteria. Extra drivers are £5 each per day. Please note that insurance is subject to confirmation of ID and security deposit.

You can set up camp in most unenclosed public areas but there are some exceptions which are well signposted (including all passing places on small roads). You must respect the environment, local population and other campers and make sure you bury your poop and take all your rubbish away with you.

Everything you need for a fantastic campervaning experience. We have kept extras to a minimum and included just about everything in the daily rate. So you will get your vehicle, bedding, crockery, pots and pans, sat nav/gps, hot water bottle, blanket, outdoor chairs and table, gas, full tank of fuel, USB’s and if there is anything else you need then please just ask!

Yes, we welcome dogs in most of our vans.  Just make sure you clean up after them!

Scottish Road Trip Ideas

Visiting the Highlands & Islands?  The NC500?  Touring Scottish heritage sites, making the most of the wide open space to do outdoor activities, or just exploring the beautiful, rugged Scottish landscape at your own pace?  There are so many possibilities when visiting Scotland, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. So, we’ve put together a few Scottish road trip ideas to get you started. Get in touch with Big Sky Campers if you need help with Campervan hire in Scotland.

If you can’t go on holiday without your pooch, we understand.  You are welcome to bring one dog along at no extra charge. If you do bring your best friend with you, all we ask that they don’t go on the upholstery and you return the vehicle without any sign they were there. All our vans are cleaned thoroughly between hires and we keep some vans dog-free in case of allergies. So, don’t leave them behind, bring your four legged friend on holiday this year in one of our campervans.