We were the first and only mini-camper rental when we opened over a decade ago and then in 2017 in South Africa. Since then, many companies have flattered us with imitation, so why should you book with us? What makes Happy Campers so special?
Choosing the right campervan rental in South Africa is not only a big deal but also a big investment. We get it. We want you to be confident when booking a campervan so here is an overview of why booking a Happy camper is a smart move.
There are 56 specific reasons to rent a Happy camper but we can summarize them in these Top 9 reasons: (because Top 10 lists are so 2020)
We were Iceland’s first campervan rental when we opened in 2009, so we have the experience to ensure that your trip is a success. We’re old in years but young at heart.
We plant at least 1 tree for every booking, including yours! With our ambitious Happy Forest project, we’re making sure to leave Iceland a greener and Happier place and you’ll be a part of that mission.
We’re a family business and when you rent a Happy van, you’ll be joining our even larger family of travel- and Iceland lovers.
Our campervans are designed to be the perfect travel companion in Iceland. You will not find a more carefully designed, colorful, quirky, and efficient vans in Iceland.
We take safety seriously and bet that you won’t find these safety features elsewhere. Iceland demands that. Unlike competitors, we don’t ask passengers to sit sideways with only 2-point seatbelts in our vans.
Don’t take our word for it. Read through some of the 1,200+ 5-star reviews from other travelers who became Happy campers in Iceland.
When you book a Happy van, you get instant access to our Happy App itinerary builder. Once in Iceland, the app comes installed on a tablet in your van (free with non-EX categories), which you can use to follow your itinerary, get weather warnings, and much more.
Coming Soon: The #HappyIceland eBook is where we share all of our knowledge in one place. You’ll get free access to this eBook immediately when you book a Happy van, so you can start preparing for your trip.
Being a Happy Campers customer, you’ll get exclusive discounts with our trusted partners, including Myvatn Nature Baths, FlyOver Iceland, Gentle Giants, and many more.
From booking your van online to returning it at the end of your trip, the Happy process should be simple, easy, and fun. If you have any questions about how renting a Happy Campers van works, you are in the right place. Click the “more” button for more detailed descriptions of each step or watch the video for an overview of the entire process.
Our booking engine is always up-to-date so you can confidently book your van on our website at your own time and convenience.
As you prepare for your trip, make sure to check out our Trip Planner and look out for some useful information we will send you via email.
You’ve had a long trip. We won’t ask you to find your way to our office or take a bus like some other companies. We’ll pick you up ourselves – completely free.
Let’s get the paperwork taken care of. We’ll make sure you have everything you need and answer any questions you have about your booking.
We want you to start your trip with confidence. Using our large map and touch screen, we’ll go over some of the most important things to know before traveling in Iceland.
It’s time to meet your new travel buddy! We’ll show you how your camper van works so there will be no surprises on the road. This is another perfect time to ask us more questions.
This is what you’ve been waiting for. Explore Iceland the Happy way and make unforgettable memories. We’ll be looking forward to hearing all about it when you return the van.
It’s going to be hard, but now it’s time to say goodbye to your trusty travel companion. We’ll quickly check the van, close your rental, and chat about your trip if you feel like it.
Going to the airport or a hotel in the Keflavik area? No worries, just use our free shuttle that runs every 60 minutes or so. After you return the van, we start the cleaning and maintenance routine so it’s ready for the next Happy camper.
Do you prefer CDs, Bluetooth, AUX cable, or USB? It doesn’t matter, your van includes all of the options to play your favorite road trip playlist.
Minimizing our carbon footprint starts in the small things at the office. This includes eco-friendly car and laundry soap, recycling station, paperless invoicing options, LED lights, power-saving PCs, and more.
As much as we like orange, Happy Campers is South Africa’s “greenest” campervan rental with a mission to minimize its carbon footprint. Happy Campers is committed to minimizing the impact not only for our own happiness and love for Iceland but to make sure that our travelers can travel in Iceland with a clear conscience. We plant at least 1 tree for every rental and plant the trees ourselves in our Happy Forest here in Iceland.
Happy Campers was founded in 2009 by husband and wife team Sverrir and Herdis. Since then, it has been a growing family business where every single traveler that comes through our door joins our Happy family. Our mission is to make everybody who walks through our door a happy camper while in Iceland. We hope that you join the Happy family.
Get to know us a little bit better below before we see you in Iceland.