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Katerina

Ranking: 10/10

We used this awesome van for an extended weekend trip to go from Auckland to Gisborne to check out the rockslide. Super comfortable to drive, great A/C, mirror views, easy to use electrical cooler and water tied to the electrical system for washing dishes and filling up water bottles. The van had all the best touches - great stove to use, all the basics to cook with, comfy cushions to sleep on, mosquito nets to put on the windows during the night time, and the list goes on. Best part of was probably the customer service and personal touch! Everything was well-explained and when I had to reach out to have something re-explained, I was helped immediately by the founder himself. Awesome van, awesome family, and would highly recommend supporting a local start up with Epic Campers!

Reviewed 2 days ago

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Lilla Goeser

Ranking: 10/10

Our 10 days with Phoebe (our rented Epic campervan) was awesome. :-) Wish we could have keep the car for the rest of our trip, but it was already reserved for another lucky traveller.
The car inside is very well organized, has all the needed things and the bed is also very comfortable. The storage was enough for ous things and for all the other stuff, we bought on the way. However, maybe the access to the storage area could be a bit easier (with another door on the front side), but still worked well.
Andy is a very helpful and patient person, what is essential in this business. :-) He is happy to give some tips if you don't have enough experience with campervans what was very useful for us!
Whenever we come back, we surely will take the opportunity to rent one of his cars!

Reviewed 9 days ago

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Luke

Ranking: 10/10

The van was perfect for seeing NZ, had everything we needed. Andy was awesome to deal with and made the whole process easy, would recommend anyone to use these guys!

Reviewed 10 days ago

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Mary morgan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Andy was very friendly and easy to deal with, before, during and after my Epic experience. He explained everything I needed to know about the camper, which was very well equiped and had everything and more that I needed for my month long holiday. “Jilly” served me well. Being a single 68 year old female, I was looking for ease of use and comfort, I was not disappointed. There was a tear I my eye, when I had to hand Jilly back to Andy. Epic campers......thank you so much.

Reviewed 13 days ago

Epic Campers responds:

Hi Mary, So glad you enjoyed your trip in Jilly. Thank you for the lovely review, it means a lot. Jilly misses you too! Andy

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Deb P.

Ranking: 10/10

We had a great experience at beautiful Tapapakanga Beach, south of Auckland.

The little campervan stood up well to some of New Zealand's wild & windy weather. The van is very easy to drive and the custom designed cooking facilities at the rear of the van worked perfectly.

Excellent Sservice was provided by Andy & the team.

Reviewed 18 days ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks Deb, glad you enjoyed your trip and the van worked well for you. All the best and give us a shout if you need a camper next year! Andy

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Harrison

Ranking: 10/10

Spent the better half of a month living out of an Epic Camper! Having the camper allowed us to see New Zealand on our terms. It's the best way to do it. The vans are a perfect size. Small enough to maneuver around parking lots and tough trailheads, while providing comfort inside a deceivingly spacious interior. Every inch of the interior is considered, maximizing space for living.

You won't go wrong booking through Epic Campers. Their prices, responsiveness, and overall service are top notch. I'd recommend Epic Campers for anyone looking to explore New Zealand's beauty.

Reviewed 22 days ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thank you for the great review Harrison. Super happy you had such a great trip and the van was everything you hoped for. All the best and hope to catch you again in future. Andy

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Theresa

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic experience overall! Loved how clever the campervan was set up and got lots of friendly comments about it while on the road. It has everything you need in great quality while being small enough to be able to park anywhere. Also the van looks the most stylish among all the other tacky rental cars :)

Andy is very supportive and approachable so you feel taken care of wherever you are. He explained everything in detail and was available for questions around the clock.

Definitely recommend EPIC campers and would book with them again in the future! Plus, they are a small company and put lots of love and effort in their products, so money well spent.

Reviewed 27 days ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks Theresa, glad you had such a fantastic time. Also thanks for all the epic photos you sent over. Hope Tahoe was / is equally epic! Cheers, Andy

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Janelle and Dominic

Ranking: 10/10

During our two month holiday to NZ, we rented Nissy: Epic Camper's older camper van. It was very basic but charming and managed to get us all around both North and South islands and it became our little home during our adventure. The process of renting and dealing with Epic Campers was all around great. Communication was efficient and easy and we felt well taken care of. Andy was very helpful, and easy to reach when necessary. We had no headaches or hiccups. We would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a small compact van. It was easy to drive and park wherever we wanted to go!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks so much for the lovely review guys, and thank you also for taking such great care of Nissy as she is a little older than our other campers. She's also special as she was our personal campervan when we first moved to NZ. Glad you had such a great two months. All the best, Andy.

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Caitriona & Gareth

Ranking: 10/10

We had an amazing 10 days travelling around North Island in our EPIC camper van. Andy was super easy to deal with throughout the whole booking process and gave us a full tour of the van when we picked it up!
The van was easy to drive, comfortable and had everything we needed
Don't hesitate to book for your trip to NZ!!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks guys! Glad you enjoyed yourselves. All the best, Andy

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Sarah

Ranking: 10/10

Our home for the last two month was called Bessie. Epic Campers made our adventure perfect. Andy is really friendly and helpful. We had a broken windscreen during our cruse. As we called Andy and told him the problem he managed everything in less than a few hours. So the service was more than good. The Campers are very modern and clean. There was enough space for our baggage. And we had everything we needed for a good meal. The Camper is really good and easy to drive. All in all I would defenetely recommend Andy and his Epic Campers to all of you who want a special and epic time in New Zealand!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Epic Campers responds:

Hey Sarah, Thanks for the lovely review. Glad we got the windscreen sorted for you quickly and that you had such an epic time. All the best! Andy

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Anna+Tom

Ranking: 10/10

Our experience with Andy and his Epic Campers was everything we had hoped for. Andy was friendly, professional and helpful. The van was reliable, with a simple design that was easy to use and drive. I would use them again!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Epic Campers responds:

Hey Guys, thanks for the kind words. Thanks for being awesome customers and taking great care of the camper. Hope to catch up with you again some time. All the best, Andy

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Richard Yates

Ranking: 10/10

By far the best and easiest way to see NZ.

Not only are the camper-vans big enough to store everything you need, but they're also small enough to not worry when driving around some of the smaller roads in NZ (think the winding roads in the Coromandel).

As others have said, it is such a clever use of a small space, everywhere has storage, plus there's ample ports in there to charge anything with a USB connection. Converting from a table and chairs to the bed was about as easy as it could be, plus how is that bed so comfortable?

Andy was really helpful at all times of day and night answering questions we had, as well as spending a considerable time before our trip acquainting us with where everything was in the van and how it all worked. The van was very well maintained and clean, and we had absolutely no worries driving over 1000km in a few days.

Absolutely no doubt we'll be getting another van camper from EPIC next time we're in NZ.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Jaimy Louwaars

Ranking: 10/10

Our journey with EPIC Campervans was the best we could wish for. First of all, its the best price/quality you will find in New Zealand. The Van has everything you will need during your trip and even more! Enough storage space for clothing.. It comes with great cooking stuff and the fridge has enough space to hold all beers/wine/meat/eggs/juice/cheese etc.

Secondly. The Van drives very smooth and we experienced no problems with it at all since Andy keeps it in great condition.

Last but not least, the booking process was without any problems. Andy is super easygoing and trustworhy. Also during the trip he helped us out quickly when we had some questions.

Forget about jucy/maui/autobarn or any other rental agency. If you’re looking for budget/quality/convenience. Epic Campervans is the place to be!

Reviewed 2 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Jaimy, thanks for the very kind words and also for taking such good care of the campervan on your trip. So stoked you had a great time here in NZ and give us a shout if you ever venture back to these shores! Cheers and all the best, Andy.

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Thomas Gerz

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great small company !! Very competent and helping partner ! The cars have just the right size for us: not too large but large enough!
And the camper is very well equipped. All we needed was there - just some hooks were missing but have been added in the meantime I believe.

Reviewed 2 months ago and experienced in November 2018

Epic Campers responds:

Hi Thomas, Thanks for the kind words. So stoked you loved your trip in the camper and hooks are definitely on the list for next season! All the best, Andy

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Judith Marsman

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Me and a friend travelled in the northern halve of the North Island over the Christmas break. The campervan was perfect, it had everything we needed. We thought it was smartly set-up and that the quality of the kitchen equipment was great. The van was nice to drive in as well. A minor downpoint was that the speakers did not produce a great sound. Overall we were very happy with the campervan and had a great experience.

Reviewed 2 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks for the good review Judith and so glad that you enjoyed the trip. Sorry the speakers weren't quite up to the job - I know good tunes on a road trip is important! All the best, Andy.

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Peter Dovey

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

This is a small company that is just starting out. The customer service aspects are the main reason I'm compelled to write a review. Andy was a pleasure to deal with....he was genuine, honest and a really good guy. The quote provided was very competitive. We hired for a month to travel north and south Island. The van was great, reliable engine, with a well thought out design. On route we had an issue with the aircon so Andy arranged for an auto engineer to meet us at our campsite to sort it out. I found the whole van hire experience refreshingly unstressfull!

Reviewed 2 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Hey Pete, you were actually the first ever customer to book with us so it is extra important to me that you had such a fantastic time in Bonnie! Thanks for being so understanding and flexible with the air con issue and thank you for the lovely review. All the best, Andy.

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Reinhold Rittinger

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely epic experience! I took Tess on a tour of New Zealand over the course of 6 weeks and she was a real trooper. Easy to drive, super reliable, and a nice compact size. I like how Andy has designed the interior, maximizing the available space without compromising on comfort. Would definitely book with him again. After all there's a lot left to explore.

This is still a young company so things will only keep getting better, I have no doubt about that.

Reviewed 2 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks for the kind words Reinhold, hope to see you back here again one day! Andy

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Daniel & Krissy

Ranking: 10/10

Great campervan - good on fuel and easy to drive. Really comfy bed and good storage space.

Andy at Epic Campers was really helpful and easy to deal with. Would definately recommend Epic Campers for anyone wanting to travel NZ!

Reviewed 3 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks for the review and recommendation guys. And thank you for taking such good care of Squirell Nutkin!

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Dee Greig-Dunn

Ranking: 10/10

My experience with Epic Campers has been top notch from beginning to end. It was really easy to make the booking and Andy was super helpful offering advice when asked.

Sylvie was lovely to drive in all conditions, rain or sun, state highways or twisty mountain roads. The bed was really comfortable and I enjoyed being able to make a cup tea and sit outside the van in a camping chair. I didn’t use the gas stove for cooking as I was staying in campsites with facilities.

All in all, a brilliant experience. Thank you Andy!

Reviewed 3 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks for the lovely review Dee! Awesome to hear you had such a good time. Andy

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Bob C

Ranking: 10/10

My assigned freedom camper was not available due to a fault. Andy gave me a non-freedom camper and refunded the subsequent campground fees. Couldn’t ask for fairer treatment and would not hesitate to book with him again, should I be be fortunate enough to visit Auckland another time.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Brent

Ranking: 10/10

I had a rough booking experience with other camper companies, but Andy from Epic just blew them out of the water. Him and his company delivered with a fast response time and saved what could have been a ruined vacation. Their campers are top quality to boot, with a large variety of services to customize your experience.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Eric

Ranking: 10/10

We had such a good time driving around New Zealand in an EPIC-campervan. Andy was a great host and helped us with all our questions before, during and after our trip. He is so friendly and welcoming and really does everything he can to make your trip even more EPIC! The campervan is awesome and has everything you need, self-contained, the bed is very comfy and the driving is perfect. We really liked the vibe of EPIC Campers and it is perfect for exploring NZ. Excellent value for money. Thanks to all the team.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Robin Mathieson

Ranking: 10/10

My daughter and I recently spent 10 days travelling around NZ's north island, and although I'd never driven a van before, I found "Phoebe" easy to handle both on straight stretches of highway as well as on winding mountain roads. Attention to detail in all aspects was excellent, including the booking & payment process, the van fit-out, and Andy's face-to-face instructions and/or explanations on the camper's important components (which was so helpful for a newbie to campervans such as myself!) Spatially, the camper was really well designed, with excellent storage space and very comfortable bedding. We found Andy to be very pleasant, flexible, helpful and professional in his approach, and would highly recommend his business to anyone wishing to explore NZ in a campervan. Thanks for a great and memorable experience, Andy!

Reviewed 3 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Awesome stuff Robin, thank you so much for the review. So glad you enjoyed the trip. Andy

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Emanuela Ciupe

Romania

Ranking: 10/10

We've spent a wonderful week driving around the North Island in Squirrel Nutkin. It was very easy to drive it especially in the Auckland traffic and around New Zealand's winding narrow roads. The booking process was a breeze, everything went smoothly.
We were pleasantly surprised by the fact that the camper van was a brand new conversion, everything was new and perfectly clean. The extra battery kept all of our electronics charged throughout the week and sleeping was very comfortable on the foam mattresses. The freebies that we got (camping chairs and table) were very useful when we spent time outside in the mornings and evenings.
Andy is a very laid back, honest and polite person. He had everything covered and went into all the details on pickup.
Overall a perfect choice for a stress-free holiday, I highly recommend it!

Reviewed 4 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks so much for the lovely review Ema, we're so stoked you had such a good time on your trip! Cheers, Andy

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Marguerite

Ranking: 10/10

Epic experience! The campervan is really well thought! You have everything you need!
Easy to drive and park and very comfortable to sleep in.
Thanks guys!

Reviewed 4 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Thanks Margo, super happy you had such a blast. Oh and thanks for leaving the camper so clean! Cheers, Andy

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Wendy

Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely recommend Andrew at Epic Campers! He was super friendly, accomodating and helpful throughout the whole process - from booking, arranging pickup and organising bond refund.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Epic Campers responds:

Cheers Wendy!

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Zach Groves

Ranking: 10/10

I had an awesome time using Epic Campers throughout my road trip across NZ. Andy was excellent with communication and his van was exactly what I was after. I wanted something a bit smaller but with a good sized bed and cooking essentials. The van was a breeze to drive and handled all the roads we took with ease.
Thanks for an awesome time in NZ!

Reviewed 7 months ago and experienced in July 2018

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Dan Larkin

Ranking: 10/10

I spent 3 weeks travelling the south island and had an amazing time. I was worried about it being cold at night but even as far down as Queenstown it was pretty cosy! It came with everything I needed to cook with and the fridge was extremely useful to keep my beers and bacon cold :) Shared with a mate for some of the trip and there was plenty of space for us and our luggage. Andy was awesome to deal with too. An Epic adventure for sure!

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Brett

Ranking: 10/10

Andy was super easy to deal with and our communication was seamless. We rented Sylvie and she was easy and nice to drive. Came with cups, plates, table and some extra blankets. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed 7 months ago and experienced in June 2018

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Sarah

Ranking: 10/10

Great company to rent from. Communication with Andy was very smooth and the van was exactly what we were looking for. Sylvie is easy to drive and has the perfect amount of room for two people traveling together.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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