Car camping vacation

Roadtrip Bucketlist

Are you longing for an unplanned exploring and camping with friends by the fire? You can sleep in the rental car which in that time makes your mobile home at the same time and in that way join all the wandering souls and adventure seekers. 

Are you ready for new summer adventures?

Is there anything better and sweeter than complete freedom on our vacation or a trip? When traveling with car you can creat your own way right along the way and really feel and enjoy the the spontaneity! And of course at the same time you can a choice of stoping anywher at anytime for as many times as you would like!

Car camping has become an increasingly popular way to explore the great outdoors and embark on unforgettable adventures. With the freedom and flexibility that a rental car provides, it's easier than ever to hit the road and enjoy the wonders of nature. In this guide, we'll share essential tips and tricks for car camping and traveling with a rental car, ensuring an amazing and hassle-free experience.

For this kind of travel you can really decide over night! All you need is a decision on where to go: left, right, going south or east and of course a car spacious and comfortable enough, which is a thing we can take care of! You do not have to be an owner of a Camper/ Camping van and you can still enjoy all the same benefits of this kind of traveling.

1.) Choosing the right rental car

When selecting a rental car for your camping trip, consider factors such as size, fuel efficiency, and storage capacity. Opt for a vehicle that suits your needs, accommodating both passengers and camping gear comfortably. Look for fuel-efficient models to save on costs and prioritize ample storage space for all your essentials.

In our ATET Car Fleet you can choose your rental car from 14 different car rental categories, which means that everybody can find their best and right choice for their needs.

  • Various options of rental cars and vans.
  • Possbile car delivery on location.
  • No prepayment.
  • No cancelation/ modification fees.
  • 24/7 Help Center.

Customers favourite car groups for Car camping trips:

 CDMR / VW Golf or similar

(suitable for 5 persons)

 IMMR / VW Touran or similar

(suitable for 7 persons)


FMMR / Ford Galaxy or similar

(suitable for 7 persons)

FVMR / Renault Trafic or similar

(suitable for 7 people)

2.) Packing smart

Efficient packing is crucial for car camping. Make a checklist of essential items, including tents, sleeping bags, cooking equipment, and personal supplies. Utilize space-saving packing techniques like rolling clothes and using compression bags. Organize your gear to maximize accessibility and ensure a stress-free camping experience.

3.) Research Campgrounds and Regulations

Before hitting the road, research campgrounds along your intended route. Check for availability, reservation requirements, and any specific rules or regulations that may apply. Ensure you're aware of local fire restrictions, pet policies, and waste disposal guidelines to respect the environment and fellow campers.

4.) Safety first

Prioritize safety during your car camping adventure. Pack a first aid kit, emergency supplies, and a roadside assistance kit. Familiarize yourself with the vehicle's emergency features and know how to handle common roadside issues. Share your travel plans and estimated arrival times with a trusted person and keep emergency contact numbers readily accessible.

5.) Leave no trace

As responsible campers, it's essential to practice Leave No Trace principles. Respect nature and leave your campsite as pristine as you found it. Dispose of waste properly, minimize campfire impacts, and follow guidelines for hiking and exploring. By leaving no trace, you contribute to preserving natural spaces for future generations.

6.)  Explore off-the-beaten

One of the advantages of car camping is the ability to explore remote and less-traveled destinations. Research scenic routes, hidden gems, and lesser-known attractions along your journey. Embrace the freedom of the open road and take detours to discover unique landscapes, local culture, and unforgettable experiences. You can completely modify your type of travel based on your wishes, desires, your current mood, sort of activities you would like to enjoy and most importantly of course on the type of a traveler you are.

7.) Plan for food and cooking

Car camping allows you to prepare delicious meals on the go. Plan your meals in advance, considering easy-to-cook options and minimal cleanup. Pack non-perishable food items, cooking utensils, and a portable stove or grill. Don't forget to bring water and consider any local food storage regulations to prevent attracting wildlife.

You can use all the benefits of traveling with car and pack all neccessary equipment and luggage for exciting car camping moments and memories, where you tent or a sleeping bag is only one car seat away.Take adventage of all the beautiful and breathtaking locations and areas of Slovenia you have on your bucketlist or would like to visit and fall asleep under the starry night sky. 

Car camping with a rental car offers an incredible opportunity to explore nature, create lasting memories, and embark on thrilling adventures. By choosing the right vehicle, packing strategically, and following safety guidelines, you can ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. Embrace the freedom of the road, respect the environment, and embark on an unforgettable journey of car camping and exploration.

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Before reservation

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