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Our van life gift guide is full of fun, creative and unique gifts for anyone who loves the van life. Whether it’s weekend road trips or a full time lifestyle, these gifts will be loved whatever the occasion.
Curated after spending four years living on the road, our amazing campervan gift ideas are perfect for the campervan lover in your life. Whether you’re looking for personalised campervan gifts, funny campervan gifts or throughtful vanlife gifts for a loved one, you’ll find the perfect something here.
Gifts for Campervan Owners Under £15
Make life in the campervan kitchen easier with this compact & versatile camper van kitchen tool. It combines eight different tools: a funnel, lemon squeezer, spice grater, cheese grater, potato masher, egg separator, can opener & measuring cup.
Do you have friends who always lose their keys? Help make life easier by gifting them with this brilliant little gadget. The Tile Mate is a bluetooth item finder, just download the app onto your phone and when the keys are missing the app will ring the tile, and voila, the keys will be found! If the keys are lost outside of bluetooth range, the app can be used to view your Tiles most recent location. Sounds like everyone I know should have one!
For those van lifers who love to exercise wherever they might be, these Gritin Resistance Bands are a great alternative to heavy weights. Five different colours relate to five different strengths and they come with a handy carry bag as well as an instruction book with suggested exercises.
Stop your loved ones from being bitten with these ingenious Mosi-Off Bracelets. The bands offer all day protection with its advanced slow release technology. No more bites and no more scratching!
This game of Giant Pass the Pigs will keep everyone entertained. Throw the inflatable pigs and see how they land! Different scores are given to different positions, first to 100 wins. One of our favourites and so much fun for everyone!
Van life can take you to some amazing places. Instead of an Instagram moment, a beautifully painted picture will capture the scene in a different way. A great gift for the more creative traveller.
Presents for Camper Van Owners Under £30
This rechargeable camping lantern is ultra-bright and dimmable with four different light modes, cool white, natural white, warm white and SOS mode. It’s pocket sized and water-resistant with a strong magnet and hook so it can be mounted pretty much anywhere.
Do your camper van friends like a beer or two? If so, this handy bottle opener with catcher is a great gift. It can grip onto any shiny surface, with no drilling required. Perfect for cracking open that well deserved bottle of beer at the end of a hard day!
The perfect gift for cocktail lovers, this portable travel bartender kit comes with everything you need to shake up your favourite cocktail while out on the road. It all fits neatly into an easy to carry and store roll-up pouch.
This Alpstag Portable 22″ Stainless Steel Fire Pit is great for a night sitting under the stars. Due to its 5kg load, it can also be used as a BBQ. It comes with two telescopic food-grade forks and a handy carry bag. Thanks to its elevation and fine wire mesh that retains heat, you will leave no trace.
The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is a must have for any savvy van lifer. It protects against 99.999% of parasites, microplastics, silt and sand. This life saving water filter can turn even the murkiest water into clean safe drinking water, making this campervan gift a no brainer!
Do you have a friend or loved one who misplaces things? Then be sure to buy them this cool glow in the dark water bottle, no more scrabbling around at night for a drink, you’ll be able to spot this across the camper van!
Havaianas are the ultimate in campervan footwear. Made from recycled tyre rubber they come in a multitude of designs, colours and sizes for both men and women. A great campervan gift idea for him or her!
Everybody loves a smoothie, and with this Mulli Portable Blender, you can have them on the go. Small enough to take in any campervan but powerful enough to blend even frozen fruit. This on the road ready blender is easily charged with a USB.
This eco viable dinner set includes everything you need for mealtimes. Whether dining in or out on a picnic, the set packs easily into a canvas tote. Made out of food-grade polypropylene, they are 100% BPA free and environmentally friendly, lightweight and strong.
Who doesn’t love a hammock, whether for an afternoon nap in the shade or some serious sleep in the great outdoors? This packable and lightweight hammock comes with a mosquito net, tree straps and heavy-duty carabiners. It even comes with an attached stuff sack, to store small items such as water bottles or cell phones!
These 4Monster Microfibre Travel Towels are a perfect addition to any campervan. They are quick dry, lightweight and fold down into a very compact EVA pouch. There are a variety of sizes and colours to choose from. Not the most exciting of gifts but infinitely useful!
This large hanging wash bag is a perfect gift for her, with a choice of seven colours and patterns. Generous enough to take full size products, robust enough to keep its shape and made from soft waterproof fabric, these bags are versatile, useful and really stylish.
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Gifts for Camper Van Owners Under £50
These cool Luci Solar String Lights are a fantastic gift. String them up inside for reading, or outside to add some lovely ambience to your pitch. They are fully charged by the sun and on cloudy days can be charged with a USB. Easy to put up and pack away into the charging unit, they even have a USB to charge your phone!
A perfect camper gift for friends who love a spot of wild camping, this portable solar shower would be a welcome addition to their life on the road. The 12 litre water bag can be left in the sun for 2-3 hours so after a long day of hiking, they can enjoy a warm shower. What a great way to end the day!
This Volkswagen Campervan T2 model is a fantastic gift for someone loves VW’s and modelling. This is an easy click design, so doesn’t need hours of fidly glueing, but is still challening enough to be satisfying once finished!
This herbs & spices cooking kit would make a fabulous gift for any travelling foodies. It comes with a premium case, eight herbs and spices, cooking oil, a cutting board, a spork, a lighter and seven tool pen knife. It’s also eco friendly as everything is refillable and reusable.
Just because they’re on the road doesn’t mean your loved ones don’t want the occasional cosy night watching a movie. With the Amazon Firestick, they will be able to access Netflix, Amazon Prime, Now TV, Disney + and more, plus listen to millions of songs. It comes with Alexa voice control and TV controls.
Presents for Campervan Owners under £100
Treat a friend or family member to this cosy and waterproof Osprey Changing Robe. It’s ideal to put on after a swim, or a shower, or just for relaxing on a cooler evening. It has a waterproof outer and sherpa fleece lining with an internal phone pocket. Comes in multiple sizes.
This 4Monster Down Blanket is a wonderful present for anyone living the van life. Lightweight and compact it’s filled with duck down to keep you super warm. It comes with a stuff sack and handy buttons so it can be used as a wrap. Available in three sizes and a variety of colours.
A bit on the pricey side but well worth it. The giftee will be in love with these Northface indoor/outdoor slippers from their first wear. Made from 100% recycled ripstop nylon filled with Primaloft insulation & a rubber sole, these slippers will keep the feet toasty warm inside and out.
Every van lifer should have some sort of multitool, and what better gift than a Leatherman. Consistently rated as the best multitools on the market, the Leatherman Wave is made from stainless steel and has a closed length of 10.2cm. As well as two different knives it has needlenose and regular pliers, wire cutters, screwdrivers, saw, can & bottle opener to name just a few. This tool will certainly come in handy on any road trip.
Extra Special Campervan Gifts
You already know that your full time campervan living friends love adventure, so why not gift them this superb two person kayak for even more fun? The kayak can be inflated in minutes and ready to go exploring in whatever lake or river they may be staying by. It comes with two oars, a pump and a convenient carry bag.
What is a more perfect gift idea for a van lifer than a Kindle? This Kindle Paperwhite has a 6″ high resolution display, 32GB and is waterproof to boot. If your loved ones enjoy reading they’ll love this gift.
Buy a loved one the gift of music. This Bose Soundlink Flex Bluetooth Speaker offers superior sound, whether you are in your van, or outside next to the fire pit. Liven the mood with your favourite tunes from this waterprrof USB speaker.
An e-scooter is the perfect thing to get campervanners out and about once they’ve parked up. This IENYRID M4 Pro Scooter has three speed modes, a top speed of 25KM, a detachable seat and LCD display. It folds down to just 116 x 21.5 x 30cm and locks for easy storage.
The Goal Zero Yeti 200X is perfect for keeping all your campervan gadgets and gizmo’s powered up. This lightweight lithium battery can be charged from your 12v when the engine is running using the Goal Zero Car Charger, from the Goal Zero Nomad Foldable Solar Panel or a regular 230v plug. If a little more oomph is required, look at the Jackery Portable Power Station.
The Cadac Carri Chef 2 is the ultimate camper BBQ, grill and stove. This brilliant piece of kit can be used to make your favourite burgers, sausages and risotto. It also has a range of other accessories that can be added over time such as a pizza stone and split griddle plancha top. This would make a fantastic gift for anyone living the van life.
Keep your loved ones moving on the road by gifting them the NOCO Boost Portable Jump Starter Power Pack. Safe and easy to use it includes spark proof technology and can jump start a dead battery in seconds. It is multifunctional, with a portable power station, to recharge all your USB devices, a LED flashlight with seven modes and a 12v 15amp outport for powering your 12VDC devices.
Want to facetime with your loved ones on the road, or chat about your favourite tv shows? Gifting them the KUMA Connect Pro will provide them with a 4G signal booster and the ability to connect up to 32 wifi devices, so they can stream movies and chat uninterrupted with family back home. It comes with a puck style roof mount antenna and a 12v power lead.
This is the ultimate gadget for your loved ones to capture all their adventures! The Go Pro Hero8 Waterproof Digital Action Camera is at the top of every best GoPro list for 2022. The most versatile & unshakable Hero camera to date has a new streamlined design and delivers awesome video, great for sharing on social media.
Do any of your loved ones like to stargaze? This telescope would make a really thoughtful gift, small enough to be packed into a backpack but powerful enough to see the moon in all its glory. It even has a phone mount to take perfect photos!