A North West entrepreneur has launched his personal luxurious campervan rent enterprise as a part of a £1m funding into his agency.
Sam Cohen has created Samco Campers aiming to offer a secure staycation route for holidaymakers unable or reluctant to journey overseas on account of Covid.
Bury-based Sam mentioned prospects will be capable to rent a alternative of latest Volkswagen California campervans with options like pop-up rooves, kitchenettes and facet awnings, with all-in-one ‘pet pleasant’ packages on provide.
The 29-year-old is hoping to have round 15 autos by the top of the yr, as a part of a £750,000 growth – a “pure extension” of his present Bolton caravan gross sales operation.
He mentioned: “I solely launched the enterprise a number of weeks in the past and already bookings are coming in thick and quick.
“Clearly with a lot uncertainty about travelling overseas many individuals will likely be holidaying at residence. A luxurious VW campervan gives a good way to discover all of the UK has to supply. We offer every thing a novice or skilled buyer requires.”
He added: “I’ve began with an preliminary £250,000 funding and can broaden the fleet as demand will increase.”
The launch comes following what Sam described as an “unforgettable” highway journey throughout the Western Cape of South Africa.
He added: “After arriving again within the UK, I used to be on a mission to launch a campervan rent enterprise that will permit many different avid adventurers to discover the UK.
“Covid-19 has made us all endure change in a technique or one other. All through these unpredictable instances, now we have all needed to make sacrifices, whether or not that’s by now working from residence or cancelling plans we have been as soon as excited for.
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“With many journeys overseas now going through new authorities rules involving quarantine procedures, the concept of exploring the UK and all it has to supply is now turning into a preferred alternative. Without having to isolate after the journey, a UK campervan vacation, ticks most of the ‘safe-cation’ containers in terms of social distancing, self-isolating and being self-sufficient.
“With quite a few campsites throughout England, Scotland and Wales, there are numerous new locations folks can go to and discover. Automobiles are totally sanitized and deep cleaned after every vacation. I’m hoping to be on the highway to success and assist numerous folks get away this yr and see Britain in a brand new approach.”