Why did we choose a Volkswagen Transporter T4 LWB High Roof to convert into a campervan? Why not a “normal van” like a short wheel base T4 or a Sprinter or Crafter or Trafic?

This video is the first in the series of our diy conversion camper van build – starting with why we chose the van we did and some insight into how we traveled as a family of 5 before.

The layout can become tricky if you need a full size three seater rock and roll bench seat that becomes your main bed – and you want a kitchen in the camper too!

Plus you need to think about your kids being safe in the back while you go on adventures all over the UK and Europe.

Buying a VW T4 Transporter, or any van for that matter, can be a daunting task. My advice is to think about how you will realistically use it – especially if you’re a family of five with older children.

Hopefully you will find this video series interesting – please subscribe to follow our conversion progress from an empty van to camper van.

Happy days!