I hope you’ll find it as helpful as us for kitting out your van and ensuring you don’t forget the potato masher, again!Apart from the links in the ‘Documentation’ section and those where I’ve stated where they link to, all other links will take you through to uk, to either a specific item if we use it, or search results displaying a range of options. There are things that you are legally required to carry in some countries that we don’t have to carry in the UK.It’s best to check the AA website for an up to date list of what you need for the countries you’re going to, we’ve also written an article on the subject too.Once you’re out on the road you’ll need a few essential items to keep you in supplies that you’d normally take for granted in a house such as water, electricity and gas. I have combined lots feedback from users to create an application with a look and feel that is even more intuitive compared to the previous versions. Please keep sending me your feedback and suggestions.This new version may look almost the same as the previous one, but there are major changes internally.
But there are a few items we’ve bought especially for the trip and a few things we forgot and had to pick up as we travelled – thank goodness they have shops abroad!
We’ve also written this article which will give you more information about how we find places to sleep. So we’ve needed to do quite a few repairs as we’ve travelled.
But even if your van is new, it’s always good to have a few tools and bits to fix to stuff with (and preferably a ‘Jay’ who’ll know what to do with them!
Finally, as your reward for working your way through this long list (I never realised we had so much stuff packed in our van, and I suspect we’ve still missed a few things) below is a link where you can download a PDF packing check list.
It lists all the things above with a box to tick when you’ve packed it for your trip.