If the endless strikes, airport delays and long queues are putting you off flying abroad this summer, then join the thousands of Britons who have decides to stay closer to home and go on a staycation instead.
Touring the UK’s picturesque coastline or parks with the family in style with a state-of-the-art campervan may be just the thing.
Whether you opt for week or two away or just a mini-break, then award-winning airport parking specialist Airport Parking and Hotels (APH.com) has recently launched a brand-new fleet of contemporary VW Transporter California Ocean campervans available to book from its APH Manchester site.
These new VW campervans can accommodate up to four people and are fitted with an impressive list of features that include an electro-hydraulic expanding roof with loft bed and child safety net and fully functioning kitchenette, providing a flexible and cosy living space for couples, families. You can even bring the family dog along with you if you want to save on those kennel bills.
When parked up, both the front cab seats swivel round to provide extra space and a pull-out awning gives you an extended outdoor living space in addition to the elevated roof. If it’s a warm summer’s evening, you can simply grab a bottle of your favourite wine from the fridge and enjoy a glass or two under the stars while also taking in the views from your surroundings.
The VW Transporter California Ocean offers you a great deal of freedom and is not only stylishly kitted out but being no larger than an executive-sized car, it is able to explore where other campervans are unable to get to giving you a distinctive advantage.
All the new VW campervans are equipped with a fully automatic DSG gearbox, digital cockpit, up-to-date driver assistance and safety systems including adaptive cruise control, steering recommendation, and crosswind assist, make it easy to drive. You also get a next generation infotainment systems and atmospheric LED background lighting. With double glazed windows, magnetic curtains and wardrobe with a hanging rail and mirror, this really is the ideal vehicle for adventurers who are looking to explore and travel in comfort.
Nick Caunter, Managing Director of Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) said:
“APH has been providing award-winning airport parking services for over 40 years, and we’re happy to now offer our new fleet of VWs to UK travellers looking for an outdoor adventure this summer.
“Our APH Manchester car park is the perfect location for road-trippers looking to explore the Lake District, Wales and Scotland fully equipped for a comfortable, outdoor adventure on the road. Whether its family fun on the beach, hiking in the dales or heading off to a festival this summer, the VW Transporter California Ocean campervans are the ideal choice to travel in comfort and style.”
Hiring a VW California Ocean campervan from APH Manchester costs from £125 a day. For more details and to make a booking, please visit www.aphcampervanhire.com.
Simon Burrell is Editor of Our Man On The Ground, a former member of The British Guild of Travel Writers and professional photographer.
Photographs courtesy of APH