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I'm from Brisbane & currently own a small car. I'm wondering if I should sell the car and buy a campervan for a 3 month trip across the above states, mostly to national parks along the way.

I would continue to use the campervan for weekend trips regularly as I go camping quite a bit.

I'd like to hear other people's experiences with campervans and cars and which is more comfortable / flexible for big trips & small trips?

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    What a great trip! I would choose 4WD with pop up tents.

    The issue with Campervans is that they will not be able to go on a lot of the roads. It depends where you want to drive, are you planning on off-roading?

    Also, you may need to have the motor on for aircon - it can get really hot at night with little breeze. over 5 years ago

    Answered by LisaF via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    You should only travel with a good reliable 4WD. Make sure you carry lots of drinking water & fuel. It may only seem a short trip on a map, but believe me, Australia is a bloody big place. The outback can be very unforgiving to those how are not prepared. over 5 years ago

    Answered by Gt via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    I would highly recommend renting or buying a campervan! Nothing beats rocking up at a spot with a van, so you don't have to spend ages setting up and packing down. We did it a few years ago and loved every minute. It's a bit more luxury than camping as well, so if you like that then you'll def like a van. We booked through these guys. Depending on where you pick up and drop off, you should be able to get some good deals as well.
    https://www.travellers-autobarn.com.au/ 4 months ago

    Answered by Kate F via Site_iconTravellr.com

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