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Taking on the World, One mile at a time

Welcome to the travel section of The Transporter life, it is still early days for this section of the blog.

Here you will find handy travel tips, travel guides (UK and Europe) and all things relevant that we have gathered over the years from our Transporter travel experiences.

Travel History

We are now on our 3rd VW T4 and have covered a grand total of 177,978 miles! Recently we have introduced a VW Transporter T6 into our “mini VW” fleet for use on pan European adventures.

Van years

Cities Visited

Transporters owned

Miles Travelled

 Recent Travels

Our travels have been somewhat hindered for 2020 however we did manage a couple of short getaways between the national lockdowns when travel restrictions were temporarily lifted.

Lets hope for a brighter 2021!

VW Festivals 2021 Status Round Up

VW Festivals 2021 Status Round Up

VW Festivals in 2021 Following on from the wash out year of 2020 lets hope a few more VW Festivals are able to proceed in 2021. Lets look at the latest updates. UK VW Festival venues have now had time to organise themselves a little more for 2021, whilst the events...

VW Campervan Tips UK Travel

VW Campervan Tips UK Travel

Top 10 Tips for VW Campervan Travel in the UK The UK certainly is a phenomenal place to take a trip in a VW Campervan, here I will share with you my Top 10 VW Campervan tips to make the most out of your time. We are from a small village in Shropshire, which is in the...

Dog Friendly Campsites Llandudno

Dog Friendly Campsites Llandudno

Finding dog friendly campsites Llandudno Finding dog friendly campsites near Llandudno can be a challenge so I thought I would share our most recent experience visiting Llandudno in North Wales. Wales and dogs just is such a wonderful combination. I have many fond...

Best Camping in Anglesey

Best Camping in Anglesey

Finding the best camping in Anglesey The search began for the best camping in Anglesey. With over 40 campsites to chose from in Anglesey there was a lot of research to do. We were leaving our wonderful night’s stay near Llandudno, in a little town called Penmaenmawr....

How many miles will a Transporter do?

How many miles will a Transporter do?

How many miles will a VW Transporter do? Many enthusiasts looking to purchase their first Transporter will ask the question, how many miles a Transporter will do as it is so common to see high figures quoted on the second-hand market. VW Transporter T4, T5 and T6 are...

What is the VW wave?

What is the VW wave?

The VW Wave introduction This is a great topic! If you are new to owning a VW Transporter of any year and model you may be wondering why random people are waving at you when out and about on the UK roads! The VW Transporter wave is exactly what you might imagine it...

Katie's 10 Tips & Tricks For UK Travel

The UK certainly is a phenomenal place to take a trip in a VW Campervan, here I will share with you my Top 10 VW Campervan tips to make the most out of your time.

We are from a small village in Shropshire, which is in the heart of England. Blessed with beautiful Hobbiton-like countryside in the Shire, we have wonderful experiences on our doorstep.

Our Upcoming Trips

We have a few trips planned for 2021 subject to travel restrictions being lifted. If you have any recommendations, please drop us a message.

Scotland
Highlands

Spain
Madrid

England
Cornwall

Travel Gallery

Below are some of our favourite photos that we have gathered from UK VW Transporter holidays over the years.