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As in the rest of the USA, free camping is only allowed in designated areas, which can include national parks, state parks, truck stops or rest stops as well as certain parking lots with permission from the store manager.
Denver is home to multiple RV parks, which usually cost around $12–40 (USD). Sites are available for all vehicle types, from travel trailers and truck campers through to larger motorhomes.
Some popular choices in the Denver area include Indian Paintbrush Campground, Cherry Creek State Park Campground and Flying Saucer RV Park.
All drivers must have a current and full driver’s licence to hire a vehicle. Foreign licences are generally acceptable if they are in English or accompanied by an accredited English translation. Otherwise, an International Driving Permit (IDP) is required.
In addition to your driver’s licence, you will often be required to show your passport at the time of pickup.
This depends on the company. Several rental suppliers will allow you to travel to Canada in your rental vehicle, including Apollo, El Monte, Jucy, Campervan North America, Travellers Autobarn, Escape Rentals and Cruise America.
Please contact support for information on other suppliers. You must comply with visa and customs requirements at all times.
A stay at an RV park will usually cost around $25–80 (USD) per night.
The cost of campgrounds has risen in recent years due to the popularity of RV vacations in the USA.
The majority of campervan rental suppliers in the US do not offer unlimited miles as a standard rental inclusion.
In most cases, miles (kilometres) are capped at a daily rate, and additional fees will be incurred if you exceed the limit. Additional miles can usually also be prepurchased in packages ranging from 100 miles up to unlimited. However, any remaining miles will not be refunded when the vehicle is returned.
Check our comparison tool for details.
A wide variety of motorhomes are available in the USA, from smaller station wagons up to large motorhomes. Some of the common types include:
Class A motorhomes are often built on a commercial truck or bus chassis and run on either diesel or gas, depending on the type of engine.
Usually, Class A vehicles are fully loaded with all amenities and have a large living space.
Some Class B vehicles include a toilet or freshwater tank, but not all do. Class B vehicles usually have basic cooking equipment, folding beds and limited storage space.
Class B vehicles are a good option for short-term getaways.
Class C vehicles are a smaller version of the Class A motorhome. They are built on a truck or van cutaway chassis and usually have a gas-powered engine.
Class C motorhomes generally have sleeping quarters above the cab and more sleeping space in the back. Some Class Cs also have a slide-out option that increases the living space when the motorhome is parked.
Class C vehicles come equipped with a good number of facilities, including a self-contained toilet, refrigerator, heating or AC, and cooking facilities.
Class C vehicles are very versatile and are great for both short- and long-term getaways.
Our comparison tool will show you the specifications of each vehicle available to help you find a camper suitable for your needs.
Generally, no. Most campervan rental suppliers restrict travel into Mexico for campervans rented in the US. El Monte is the only exception; however, additional insurance is required.
Note: policies vary from supplier to supplier. Always check the T&Cs for your rental.
Britz is one of the larger campervan brands, with multiple depots in different countries and a wide selection of vehicles. Britz maintains a fleet of newer vehicles, with campervans generally being less than 3 years old. Britz is part of the THL group, which also includes Maui, Mighty Campers and other international motorhome hire brands.
Campervan North America is a midrange RV rental supplier with a fleet of newer model vehicles. The company brands itself as environmentally responsible, with its vehicles averaging 20 miles to the gallon and being set up for low-impact camping. Its vehicles are said to be much easier to drive than a regular motorhome.
One of the largest suppliers in the US, Cruise America (also Cruise Canada) is available in over 127 locations and has over 45 years’ experience in the motorhome rental industry. Cruise America specializes in Class C motorhomes for groups of 3 to 5.
El Monte is part of the THL family of brands, which also includes Road Bear in the US. El Monte has over 50 years of experience in the RV hire industry and is available in multiple locations around America. El Monte has a variety of RVs available and also offers one-way rentals between its locations. El Monte also allows its vehicles to travel into Mexico under certain conditions.
Escape is a New Zealand–founded campervan rental supplier with locations throughout the US. The company specializes in campervans rather than RVs in an effort to offer a cheaper alternative. Escape has vehicles to suit groups of 3 to 5.
Road Bear is part of the THL family of brands, which also includes El Monte in the US. The company is a premium RV rental supplier with over 30 years in the motorhome hire industry. Road Bear only supplies newer vehicles, with its fleet consisting of motorhomes less than 1 year old.