5 overland and RV rental companies to experience the outdoors of Canada

by Igor
Justgo Vans rentals Vancouver Island

We have created a list with popular overland and RV rental companies around Vancouver in British Columbia, that rent off-road (overland) vehicles and/or campers. Renting a vehicle is a great way to cover large distances in Canada and to spend nights in the outdoors. When you are not sure where to drive your rental camper, van or 4×4, all companies on our list below provide you with information of (adventurous) routes and destinations to ensure you get the best travel experience in the outdoors of British Columbia.

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Justgo Vans, van rentals on Vancouver Island

Justgo Vans rental on instagram Almost everyone who rents a Volkswagen Westfalia with Justgo Vans on Vancouver Island rates this company with 5 out of 5 stars. The experience of driving around Vancouver Island and camping in a vintage VW T2 Westfalia or VW Eurovan seems to be a truly unique outdoor experience. Compared to the rates of luxury RV rentals, not only will you save on cash but you will have a more intense camping experience. Good to know before making your travel itinerary at Justgo Vans, is that their rentals can only be driven on Vancouver Island.

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Justgo Jeeps, 4×4 with rooftop tent for your camping adventure

Justgo Jeeps rental with rooftop tentYes, Justgo Jeeps is from the same owner as Justgo Vans. In 2019 Justgo introduced their new super cool Jeep Wranglers fleet. The 4-door Jeep Wranglers are equipped with iKamper hard shell rooftop tents (awesome), and all the equipment you need for an ultimate camping road trip is included with the Jeep. You will only need to buy some groceries and you are ready to (Just)go… In contrast to the vans of Justgo, you are allowed to take their Jeeps off Vancouver Island and discover more of British Columbia.

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What comes with the Justgo Jeep?

  • sheets, sleeping bags or duvet, pillows
  • beach towels
  • pot, frying pan, kettle
  • plates & bowls
  • cups, mugs, wine glasses, shot glass
  • cutlery & cooking utensils (variety of each: spoons, forks, knives)
  • coffee press and/or pour-over coffee maker, filters
  • bottle opener, can opener, peeler
  • dishcloth, towel, sponge/brush, dish soap
  • broom, dustpan, bucket
  • camp chairs & outdoor mat
  • axe, lighters & matches
  • lantern, flashlight
  • cooler, outdoor camp stove, propane

 

Hastings Overland, specialist in overland vehicle rentals

Hastings Overland jeep rumicon rental from VancouverNever done any ‘overlanding’? Not sure what to bring and where to drive in British Columbia? No worries, Hastings Overland is specialized in all that comes with renting overland vehicles. Their company is located in Burnaby BC and offers customized itineraries and trip planning. (Super handy!) Hasting Overland’s fleet consists of 4-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicons only. The Jeep Rubicon is renowned for being one of the most capable 4×4 adventure off-road build. It will take you anywhere! Each vehicle is fully equipped with everything you need to have a fun, safe and a comfortable overland camping experience.

Four Seasons RV rentals, for well-maintained and serviced RVs

Four Seasons RV rentals from Abbotsford, BC For our own road trip through British Columbia, we chose to rent a RV with Four Season RV Rentals. Why? Because we were able to get an extremely good online deal.

Tip: always search for special promotions on RV rental websites.

Four Seasons RV Rental is one of Canada’s low-cost motorhome rental companies. Four Seasons is a division company of Fraserway meaning that Four Seasons rents out the older, well-maintained Fraserway RV vehicles for an attractive price. Vehicles are available from their depot in Abbotsford, but they are also located in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Halifax. Transfers from/to international airport hotels can be booked in advance. The distance from Vancouver airport to their Abbotsfort location is approximately 70 km.

Fraserway RV Rental, Canada’s largest RV Rental company

Fraserway RV Rental company from Abbotsford CanadaWant to rent the newest of the newest? Fraserway is one of the largest and well-known motorhome rental companies in Canada. They offer a large collection of small to first class motorhomes, camper vans and overland trucks. From Truck Camper, Truck Camper Pick-up to their largest 31-foot slide-out motorhome, no vehicle is kept in their fleet more than 2 years. Fraserway’s depot in BC is located in Abbotsford (next to Four Season RV Rentals). Free shuttle services from Vancouver airport hotels are available.

 

If we missed any extraordinary rental companies, or if you are a rental company and would like to be on this list, drop us a line in the comments below!

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