Next Campers

Next Campers

Next Campers

Reviews

Franziska  Ludwig's avatar

Franziska Ludwig

Ranking: 10/10

We had a very good time with your "next breeze" and can recommend the company highly:
+ absolutely friendly, personal, familiar company
+ extremly helpful in every sense
+ very close to the airport of Christchurch (pick up and drop off included!)
+ easy in communication, quick in reply
+ camper has every facility you need (including wineglasses, teatowel, hotwaterbottle, salt and pepper for e.g. and much more)
+ very loving and comfortable furnishing
+ it is allowed to travel on gravel roads (much other companies don´t)

...the only thing to remark is, that "next breeze" is quite low, so sitting inside can be quite cozy ;-)
Thank you NEXT CAMPERS for making our road trip through Newzealand great!

Reviewed 9 days ago

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Andreas Seidner

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Als wir im Dezember unsere Reise planten und hunderte Angebote von Campervan rentals aus Neuseeland bekommen haben, fanden wir Next Campers.
Die unglaublich schöne Website, veranlasste uns ein Angebot einzuholen. Nach den ersten paar E-mails und Telefonat mit Kristina ( Owner ) wussten wir, das ist das richtige.
Wir wurden persönlich am Flughafen abgeholt und wurden in das nur 2 Minuten vom Flughafen entfernte Depot gebracht. Dort wartete bereits unser Campervan ( Toyota Hiace ) auf uns. Nach einem netten Gespräch, einer Tasse Kaffe und dem letzten Papierkram wurde uns in aller Ausführlichkeit der Van erklärt.
Wir waren bis zum letzten Tag begeistert mit wieviel Liebe dieses Unternehmen geführt wird und mit wieviel Leidenschaft die Fahrzeuge ausgebaut wurden. Ein Queensice Bett hatten wir nun wirklich nicht erwartet. Unsere Reise durch das Wunderschöne Neuseeland ging 5 Wochen und wir genossen jede Sekunde unserer Zeit. Man Merkt das ehemalige Spitzenköche am Werk waren denn in der Küche fehlte es an wirklich gar nichts. Wir liebten es in unserem zu Hause auf Zeit zu kochen. Zu jeder Sekunde war Kristina für uns erreichbar auch wenn wir nur wissen wollten wie das Wetter an der West Küste im Moment ist. Leider mussten wir ein wenig Vorzeitig unsere Reise abbrechen wegen dem schlimmen Corona Virus der um die Welt geht. Wir durften den Van Zu einer sehr frühen Zeit abgeben ( 7 Uhr morgens ) wurden noch auf einen Kaffe eingeladen und zum Flughafen gefahren.

Vielen Dank an das Next Campers Team für diese Außergewöhnliche Zeit und dieses Riesengroße Abenteuer was wir mit euch erleben durften.
Wir werden euch zu 100 % weiter empfehlen.

Reviewed 12 days ago

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Linda Hay

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Just completed a 46 day tour of both north and south islands using NEXT camper van rentals. We chose NEXT because they were a small independent company offering personalized service at a very competitive price. We were not disappointed! From the start of our journey when we were personally picked up at the airport by Stephan (one of the two owners) until he delivered us back to airport in the midst of the coronavirus scare, every aspect of our camper rental was flawless. The booking and payment process was efficient and any questions we had prior to booking were answered promptly. The van was in top mechanical condition and immaculately clean. We clocked nearly 8000 km and only experienced one very minor issue with the refrigerator which was corrected quickly causing us only a one hour delay. The layout of the van had been personalized by the owners and we found it to be very efficient and comfortable. Stephan and Kristina were a great couple to work with and we highly recommend NEXT.

Doug & Linda
Canada
March 2020

Reviewed 12 days ago

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Matt Murray

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

An awesome Campervan company that allowed us to see a lot of the South Island in comfort and affordably! The Campervan had everything we needed and was not too big to drive! We really enjoyed our trip, with a big part of that due to Next Campers!

Reviewed 19 days ago

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hilde schweitzer

United States

Ranking: 10/10

If you are renting a small self contained camper van there is no reason to rent from anyone else but Next. While small in size, they contain everything that you need including complete culinary utensils and actual sharp knives. The bed is a super comfy queen and is easy to set up. All cooking stuff is inside and if you don’t think that matters, you haven’t spent any time in a camper van with cooking in the rear. It rains a LOT in New Zealand. There is a lot is storage space and your stuff is always easy to get to. There are several usb and 12 volt charging plugs that work off the solar. The lighting inside is better than my living room and is all led and runs off the solar. The refrigerator is super quiet and. Good size. The bedding is good quality and nice looking. I have rented from 4 different companies now and Next is off the chart In terms of quality and value. The best part is it is owned by a young couple who take pride in what they do and want your trip to be the best it can be. They are available and very accommodating. They pick you up and deliver you to the airport on time which is huge. You aren’t stuck in a huge line hoping you make your flight. I can not recommend this company enough and am so glad I found them. We will definitely be back

Reviewed 21 days ago

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florent marmounier

Ranking: 10/10

We rented a next campervan in February 2020 for a 2 weeks trip around the south island and we have been so happy about it.
We had a recent experience with a big campervan company so we could easily compare both the services and the van (on a same range price).
Here are a few things we really enjoyed about the van and the company :
The engine is powerful and runs perfectly, tires in excellent condition, it's great to be able to cook and eat inside and to have a cosy living room to sit in while waiting for the rain to go away or to escape the cold (to us it's an important thing no to neglect in new zealand), a solar panel powers the fridge, multiple usb plugs and the ceiling lights. The different lights make the van a really cosy place to chill at night after a long day and it is so convenient compared to doing everything with a head torch as soon ad it gets dark. That's probably not the most important thing but the van's interior is beautiful and crafty, like you would do for yourself (if only had the skills 😂). There's a really handy multi pockey thing by the front seat where you van stuff a lot of small items.
Kristian picked us up at the airport, welcomed us warmly and the depot, showed us everything in the van and remained reachable during our trip. This really 'human' touch makes a big difference, you have someone to talk to, anytime or anything happen. That's really great.

The only thing we would have done differently is maybe plates cups and bowls that we would have chosen in plastic to gain room, weight, keep unbroken and refrain from 'clinging' on one another 😉 but that's very personal again !

To sum up, an excellent value for money compared to bigger companies, a really great interior with a smart design and a lot of taste, people you can talk to and be in touch with during the trip.
Congrats to the whole next campers team.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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harriette Wight

Ranking: 10/10

We had an incredible 9 days with our Next Campervan. The Camper is thoughtfully kitted out with everything you need for our trip. The bed is easily put together and comfortable. As it was our first time driving a Campervan we were delighted with how simple it is to drive and super reliable. Kristina and Stephan were friendly and kept in contact through out the whole booking process. We would recommend Next Campers to anyone and will definitely book again when we are back in NZ.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Alexis Sherman

Ranking: 10/10

We had a wonderful experience with NEXT Camper Vans. They offer excellent customer service from the start - very responsive, offer pick up/drop off service, offer helpful tips & they've thought of everything. Most importantly, the camper vans are very thoughtfully designed and make use of the space well. My cousin and I did a 10 day trip and we had a wonderful time - the bed was comfortable, kitchen worked great, van was easy to drive and everything was pretty cute. We got the smallest van and it was perfect for the two of us. I'd go back to NEXT if I need another van & I'd recommend them to my friends and family.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Julie Tu

Ranking: 10/10

We had the absolute best experience renting from Next Campers!! Their vans are super cozy, easy to set up for bed, and it comes with everything you need to make your trip awesome. Kristina was so communicative and helpful throughout the entire booking process up to when we met her and gave us so much great advice! We're so happy to support a small business that truly cares about their customers. We got the Next Breeze and it was compact, easy to drive with plenty of storage up top in the roof box. Literally everything you need to cook with and enjoy the views is provided. And because it was self contained, we got to camp overnight at the most scenic campgrounds. New Zealand is breathtaking and it was made even better with Britney Bongo (we named it haha) our Next Campers Van!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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joyce teo

Ranking: 10/10

Incredibly well-built van - space efficient, and every piece serves a purpose. Great quality and functionality. Drives well, even up some of the steeper roads. Seats and bedding were comfortable, and came equipped with all the supplies we needed for our 6-day trip. Batteries lasted the whole time (for fridge, lights, and USB charging ports), we never needed to rent any powered campsites. Kristina was super friendly and responsive when we needed anything, from planning our trip to when we hit the road. 10/10 would recommend!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Anna Pullin

Ranking: 10/10

We hired the camper for 3 weeks. We loved every minute of it and could have done it for months in this camper. It's neat and modern and well designed so it was a really comfortable stay. Our van looked really neat compared to others that we saw on our travels. 100% recommend and if we are lucky enough to do this trip again we will definitely book through Next again!

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Anna
thank you for your review. Fingers crossed you will make it again to New Zealand :)
The Next Campers Team

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Franziska

Ranking: 10/10

Clean, comfy and well equipped Campervan.
Great communication with Kristina and Stephan, who offer a great service. The airport pickup worked perfect.
100% recommendation!

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Franziska
thanks for your feedback. We are glad that you have enjoyed your experience with us.
The Next Campers Team

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Kristin

Ranking: 10/10

"Next" level vanlife... Incredible!
We enjoyed our whole experience and journey with our Next camper.
From the start with the first email to dropping us back to the airport it was so friendly and helpful all the way... Kristina and Stephan are amazing in what they do. The camper van is build with lots of love for the tiniest detail. Amazing!
We felt home right away. Sleeping so comfortably, great kitchen to cook with, well equipped and lounge atmosphere inside makes rainy days brighter. So happy we found next Campers for our trip and have been absolutely happy.

Vanlife - "next" level... Unglaublich!
Wir haben unsere gesamte Reise und Erfahrung mit Next Campers von Anfang bis Ende genossen. Von der ersten Email bis zum Abschieds Flughafen Transfer war alles perfekt und reibungslos. Tolle Kommunikation mit vielen Tipps. Kristina und Stephan sind mega freundlich und hilfsbereit. Der Camper ist mit soviel Aufwand und Liebe zum Detail gebaut. Wahnsinnig toll.
Wir haben uns direkt zuhause gefühlt. Super bequem zum schlafen, tolle Küche und Ausstattung. Innen wie eine kleine lounge, da ist sogar der Regentag weniger trüb. Wir sind so froh Next Campers für unsere Reise gefunden zu haben. Super happy 😊

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Kristin
big thanks for your incredible review! We are sorry that you had to experience a few days of heavy rain throughout your trip. Thankfully, the Next ONE has an Indoor kitchen which is perfect when you get stuck in a storm in New Zealand.
Vielen Dank für alles - hoffentlich sehen wir uns bald wieder :)
The Next Campers Team

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Jennifer

Ranking: 10/10

We had a great experience with Next Campers right from the beginning! Communication was always seamless and the owners of the company are really nice. We appreciated the pick-up/drop off at the airport and the all-inclusive service around our booking which made our holiday really hassle free. We liked our van Next Breeze and all the amenities that came with it. We can fully recommend Next Campers!

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Jennifer
thanks for your great feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a great time in our Next BREEZE Campervan :).
The Next Campers Team

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Arne Driessen

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

We loved driving around in the Next Campervan. The interieur is really cozy with cushions and lounge light, which was very nice during rainy nights. The van was strong and well maintained. The van is equipped with all necessaries for camping and cooking, plus of good quality. The bed is good and does not feel like camping. The solar panel was always full so we never had to stay at a powered site. Most important, communication with Stephan and Kristina was very pleasant. They responded quick and helped us out when needed (someone damaged the taillight). Part of the service is pick-up and bringing you away afterrwards. Those extra's made the whole experience personal and comfortable. All in all we would definitely recommend Next Campervans

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Arne
thank you for your awesome feedback. We are sorry, that someone broke your taillight of your van on New Years Eve. Thankfully, we could sort it out quickly and you guys didn't have to miss a single day of your New Zealand Campervan vacation!
Thanks for all your great communication throughout your trip.
The Next Campers Team

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Chris Evans

United States

Ranking: 10/10

I'm going to get right to the point. I cannot recommend Next Campers enough!!! Simply incredible experience with them from start to finish. Kristina and Stephan are amazing and so is their camper. I spent hours and hours searching for a campervan to use for my New Zealand holiday, probably too many hours searching to be honest. But I am so glad that I found Next Campers. There are a lot of shady camper rentals in Christchurch, but this is not one of them.

One thing I want to point out is the attention to detail that both Kristina and Stephan put into their product. Their "All inclusive package" truly means it, they provide anything and everything you could ever need on your New Zealand adventure. For me its the little details that make the difference. They even provide most companies overlook such as a charger and holder for your cell phones.

Kristina and Stephan, thank you for making our New Zealand holiday so enjoyable!!!

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Chris
wow, we are flattered by your great review... We have been spending months on the road being out camping the last years and have equipped our vans with everything we would wanted to have on board. This gets extended by items from our customer feedback, which we take very serious. Also big thanks for donating 15 native New Zealand Trees to TREES THAT COUNT. What a generous gesturer!
The Next Campers Team

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James Treffor

Ranking: 10/10

Ein sensationelles Erlebnis!
Kristina und Stephan haben uns persönlich vom Flughafen abgeholt und uns nach einem erfrischenden kaltgetränk in unser Zuhause auf Zeit eingewiesen! Wir buchten den next one für knapp 5 Wochen. Von Anfang bis zum Schluss fühlten wir uns Pudel wohl. Uns wurde geholfen eine perfekte Reise Route zu planen und falls wir irgendwelche fragen hatten konnten wir beide jederzeit kontaktieren. Wir haben selten im einem Hotelbett zu gemütlich geschlafen wie in unserem cozy queensize Bett im next one.
Vielen Dank an Kristina und Stephan für diese ausgewöhnlicje Zeit und den tollen Service.

Wir können Next Campers nur jedem empfehlen.

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi James
vielen Dank für deine tolle Bewertung! Wir freuen uns immer, unseren Gästen gute Tips und eine tolle Reiseroute mit auf den Weg zu geben. Bis bald! :)
The Next Campers Team

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Sarah

Ranking: 10/10

We had an awesome trip with our next Camper. The booking was easy and we felt safe during our whole trip. We got picked up and got a tour with all explanations there are to the van. In the 4 weeks of travelling everything worked how it should. And we enjoyed the comfort our next campervan provided.

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Sarah
thank you very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your van and thanks for sharing all these awesome pictures from your trip with us!
The Next Campers Team

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Chantal

Ranking: 10/10

Had an amazing trip with our Next camper van rental. Christina was so accommodating and helpful . Very trustworthy company. Van was very clean. It was stocked very well with everything we needed. The bed was super comfy, supplied with superb bedding. Our van was very reliable ,it got us to every fishing spot we wanted to go. I would 100 percent recommend this company.

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hey Chantal and Evan
thanks guys for your awesome review here on Rankers.co.nz. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip and found some great fishing spots!
The Next Campers Team

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Silvia Jimenez

Ranking: 10/10

Next Campers was truly amazing! We loved the time we spent in this very well equipped and pristine vehicle. Kristina and Stephan were very welcoming since the beginning and available to talk if we had any issues at any time. The camper van is easy to drive and the bed is very very comfortable. Everything is provided in the kitchen (very organized!) and there is tons of space to store your stuff. We spent a great deal of time looking into different options to travel for 2 weeks in the south island and we are VERY happy with our choice. Looking at the vans that are driving around NZ, we think this is the best option! :)

Reviewed 3 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hey Silvia and Greg
big thanks for your kind words! We feel honored and delighted that after your long research you have chosen us for your trip. We wish you all the best for your future in Dubai and hope we will see you guys again.
The Next Campers Team

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Jorge Gonzales

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

I love the Next Campers vans. The whole interior design, the materials used, it’s like a real living room and kitchen on wheels. The whole interior is hand made, with love and the comfort of the traveler in mind. You just think of an USB to charge your phone, right there is one. And there, and over there, too, connected to the secondary battery and the solar panel on the roof. All items in the kitchen provided are of high quality. There’s even chairs and a camping table at no extra costs. There’s a heater, a hot water bottle for her cold feet on board too. Forget emails and call centres, Kristina and Stephan pick up the phone anytime and make sure you are well looked after.
I would wholeheartedly recommend booking with Next Campers.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Jorge
big thanks for your great review! We are glad you had a good time and an exciting trip around the South Island. We are looking forward seeing you again next year ;)
The Next Campers Team

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Johanna Ott

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

We can strongly recommend Next Campers as we really enjoyed travelling with one of their campervans for almost 3 weeks. The Van (we had a NEXT ONE) is in an excellent state and the equipment is well maintained and thoughtfully put together. Having solar power and gas made us independent for the whole ride, charging cell phones was never an issue.
But even more outstanding than the van itself was the service and contact throughout the whole renting process. Every bit of contact makes you notice that they are in this with their whole heart and really want you to have a great time in New Zealand. You can approach them any time with any problem during the travels (we didn't have to though). So all in all 100% recommendation from the two of us!

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Johanna, vielen Dank für deine tolle Bewertung - thank you very much for your great review! We are glad you have enjoyed your NEXT experience :). We put all our heart into our vans and company and are glad that we can make people happy! We hope we see you again, either in Germany or again here in New Zealand!
The Next Campers Team

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Gio

Ranking: 10/10

Omg YES YES AND YES! Epic Van and Epic customer service by Stephan and Christina! Can't thank these guys enough! Super accomodating and holy moly the van is comfy! Rented the Hiace for a few weeks for my solo adventure in Nz hunting for some waves. The guys helped my out with my itinerary and gave me some good locations to visit, my surfboard easily fit in the van (6,9ft in case another surfer is wondering) whilst leaving me enough space to be comfortable! Through and through awesome experience , awesome van, awesome people ! Can't recommend them enough. Cheers guys.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Gio
thank you very much for your recommendation! We build our Next One storage space in a way that even larger items such as surfboards fit into the vans. We are happy we finally had a customer who tried it out and chased the great waves all over the South Island! Hope we will see you again one day.
The Next Campers Team

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Stephan Kinast

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Due to the recommemdation of a friend we rented the Next One (Campervan type) for 2 weeks in Dec 2019 to explore the South Island of NZ.
Kristina and Stephan helped us planning our route with some good tips and also cared a lot about us during our stay. We have been picked up and dropped of at the airport in Christchurch - a service we appreciated. The campervan has a big and comfortable mattress (no sleeping problems at all) and a real refrigerator (not a cool box) which was working all the time like the light and the USB charging slots (due to solar panel and second battery). During our trip we had to reorganize our trip due to 1 week raining on the west coast. Also in this case they have been a good adviser.
Thanks for the great campervan and taking so much care of us during our stay! Bettina & Steve

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hey Stephan and Bettina
vielen Dank für eure tolle Bewertung - thank you for your great review! We felt very sorry for you guys being stuck in Haast for a few days after the big storm we had on the westcoast just before Christmas. This can be part of the New Zealand experience and we are glad you had a full fridge and a great trip after all ;). We hope you guys will visit us again and wish you all the best in Austria for the future!
The Next Campers Team

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Katherine St Gelais

Ranking: 10/10

Just ended our trip with Next Campers and it was absolutely the most amazing, easy, simple process. Kristina and her partner are so kind, they treat you like friends and are always there for you. They offer free pick ups and drop offs from the airport which is a lifesaver and supply you with EVERYTHING you need at no extra cost.

The camper itself was perfect, we got the smaller one and it’s a bit small if you are tall but otherwise is perfect. There’s a wee fridge, amazing comfy blankets, maps, board games, all cleaning supply’s, towels and amazing friendly service. Very easy to drive and convenient, no issues at all with the van.

They are a small company with only about 6 campers but have a big impact and are even trying to incorporate little things to make it more environmentally friendly.

100% would recommend to anyone thinking of renting a camper van in New Zealand.

Thank you Next Campers, you guys are amazing

Albie & Kat

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Katherine and Albie
thank you very much for your great feedback. We are happy to hear you guys enjoyed our service and your Campervan! Being in the transport and tourism sector, we are trying our best to have as little impact as possible on our environment. We love New Zealand and we have to protect it! We hope to see you guys again one day.
Best regards
Kristina and Stephan
The Next Campers Team

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Peter Prince

France

Ranking: 10/10

We had an excellent trip, thanks to both the van itself and the helpfulness of the Next Campers managers. Communication with them beforehand was smooth and efficient throughout the booking process, and our reception on arrival in Christchurch was friendly and convivial. Kristina picked us up at our hotel and dropped us off at the end, which was a great saver of time and effort for us - much appreciated. She also gave us some good tips, such as the Campermate app, which proved very useful. As for the van itself, it was easy to drive, well-equipped and comfortable, with the conversion from sitting room to bedroom and vice versa being done in a couple of minutes. We had no problems with it, but we knew that if we did, Next Campers would do all in their power to provide assistance. Great service all round, and a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Peter
thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad you have enjoyed your experience with Next Campers and hope you guys got back to France safe and sound :). See you next time!
Best regards
The Next Campers Team

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javier tamayo

Spain

Ranking: 8/10

The Toyota of NEXT CAMPER has been a great travel companion. My partner and I have used it for two weeks to travel the south island and it has not given us any problems. The attention of the NEXT CAMPER staff is very good and they go very well equipped and clean to enjoy the trip. Thank you!! PD: only one curtain is missing in the front 🤣🤣🤣

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Javier
muchas gracias and thanks for your review. We appreciate your feedback - we will attach another curtain for future customers :)
Best regards
The Next Campers Team

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Julie Bowers

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We hired the Next One Campervan and absolutely delighted with it! The bed is big and comfy and being able to cook inside when it’s wet and rainy outside was great. A good sized fridge enabled us to stock up for several days at a time. The camper was easy to drive with great visibility- the parking mirrors were especially useful! There were several usb/socket chargers in the van which was really useful and having solar panels meant we didn’t need sites with power. Stefan and Kristina care passionately about their new business and their customers - and they deserve to succeed with the thought and care they have put into their Campervans - one of which was our fab and comfy home over the last 2 1/2 weeks.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Julie
thanks for your great review. We are glad you guys have enjoyed your New Zealand holiday and our Next ONE Campervan. We hope we will see you guys again!
Best regards
The Next Campers Team

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Dayna

Ranking: 10/10

We used Next Campers for a two week trip around the South Island of New Zealand, we opted for the Next Breeze Campervan which is the smaller of the two options, it was easy to drive. We had a really great time, the van was spacious and comfortable. The bed was easy to put together each day. Next Campers provided all of the bedding and pillows, it was very cosy.
The van also included a little fridge and camping stove with all of the cutlery, plates and cookware that we needed which was incredibly helpful. They even had a ‘grocery store’ set up in the office where we could take items that other campers had left to get us started. I thought this was a very nice touch.
We ran into trouble with a flat tyre but Kristina and Stefan were incredibly helpful and we were back on the road very quickly.
We stayed at both DOC Campsites and Holiday Parks but the van is self-contained so you could Freedom Camp if you wanted to.
We would definitely recommend Next Campers to anyone considering a Campervan Holiday in New Zealand. The vans are great quality and the owners were very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Dayna
thank you so much for this great review! Yes, our "Grocery Store" is growing everyday which gives our customers the opportunity to fill up their fridge with food before they start their roadtrip :). I am happy that we were able to sort out your flat tyre within one hour so you guys have not missed out too much of your holiday time.
We hope we will see you guys again one day!
Best regards
The Next Campers Team

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Henrietta Mann

Ranking: 9/10

We used Next Campers for a ten day trip around South Island. We were collected from the airport and given a tour around our beautifully decked out, brand new van. The van itself drove nicely, was easy to park and due to the rooftop solar panel didn't require a powered campsite at all during our ten days. The camping table and chairs which are included were really useful, likewise the little fridge/freezer. The van came with all utensils, hoses etc that we needed, no extra add ons. Decor has been really tastefully done inside and we were cosy with the duvet and blanket. Only tiny issue was a slightly sticky side door but this was easily manageable using the back door. Really great experience with a small, caring company. Would highly recommend using Next Campers, even gave us a number to call them on 24/7 in case we had any questions or anything went wrong which thankfully we didn't need to use.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Henrietta
thank you so much for this awesome review. Yes, the rooftop solar panel makes sure you'll never run out of power which is a great feature and saves you a lot of money on campsite fees. We apologize for the sliding door and have already fixed this issue. Thanks for leaving such wonderful travel tips in our van diary, we really enjoyed reading it :)
Best regards
Next Campers Team

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AlexNZ

Ranking: 10/10

We've had an amazing time from beginning to end. The team was very helpful with the booking and Stephan came personally to pick us up from the airport. Since the company was close-by, we arrived quickly at the pick-up station and already received some interesting information on the way. The van we booked, Next ONE, was spacious and very clean and tidy, the interior was nicely decorated and everything felt very sturdy and new and made us feel comfortable right from the beginning. We were shown how to set up the bed and made the mistake of laying down on it, which made it real hard to get up after the long flight because it is just too cosy. After we managed, Stephan made us coffee, showed us the rest of our temporary home on wheels and we were good to go.
It was nice to have solar panels on the roof to be able to charge our devices inside of the car, and thanks to the kitchen inside of the van, we could make some delicious breakfast, half asleep and snuggling, while it was cold and rainy outside.
The van itself was easy to drive and brought us safely everywhere we wanted to go – including some great spots Stephan recommended that we would never have found without him!
We didn't have any issues, but we felt that if there were any, we could always rely on a quick reply.
If we could do the trip all over again, we wouldn't change it one bit.
Thank you!

Reviewed 5 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Alex
thank you very much for your great feedback! We are glad you have enjoyed your South Island trip with our Next ONE Campervan. Thanks for choosing us and hopefully we will see you guys again!
Best regards
Next Campers Team

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Bryan Mills

Ranking: 10/10

We loved our experience with Next! They’re a young company with a small fleet & they really care about quality, customer service and the small details. They were always quick to communicate & extremely helpful. But even more important, the van was extremely clean, modern and VERY comfortable to sleep in. This was our first camper experience & we couldn’t believe how much we loved sleeping in the van — it honestly felt as comfy as sleeping in our own bed at home. They provided all the cookware we needed (and we love to cook) & we loved that the kitchen was inside the van because there were plenty of rainy, windy evenings. All in all, a great experience, not a single complaint.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Bryan
thank you very much for your great feedback! We are glad you enjoyed our comfy beds :). We equipped our vans with extra thick mattresses as we wanted to create a homelike feeling in our Campervans. You were great guests and we enjoyed all your lovely Instagram stories while you were on your road trip. Thanks for choosing Next Campers and we hope we will see you again!
Best regards
Next Campers Team

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Ellie

Ranking: 10/10

An amazing experience! Kristina really went above and beyond with our trip, offering to pick us up from the airport, even shouting us an uber! It was great having her on the other end of the phone whenever we needed her, which was very rare. The van is great, fit a 6ft5 giant in it no problem. Loved being able to cook inside when it was wet or cold, and opening up the curtains to a new view every morning was just magical. Would recommend Next to anyone! Thanks guys xx

Reviewed 6 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Elli
thank you very much for this awesome feedback! Glad to hear you enjoyed our vans and had a good time in New Zealand even during this colder weather. We hope we will see you again some day!
Best regards
Next Campers Team

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Allie Dunn

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

The van was great!
Easy to drive and the bed was very comfy to sleep in. The van solar panels could easily charge all our USB devices and lights :) Next Campers were great to communicate with and it’s awesome they give include all necessary equipment (outdoor seats & tables, cooking utensils and equipment, towels and bed linen).

Reviewed 6 months ago

Next Campers responds:

Hi Alli
thank you very much for your great review. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed our Campervan and our All inclusive package. Hope we will see you guys again!
Kind regards
The Next Campers Team

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Jekabs

Ranking: 10/10

I came to NZ during March and I was so lucky to hire from Next campers. This amazing German couple has traveled NZ several times, so they gave me such amazing tips where to go, how to get there and other small advices.
Camper itself was perfect for me and my girlfriend. Everything was new and we did not have any problem with anything during our 3 week trip.

Reviewed 9 months ago and experienced in March 2019

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Peter Scott

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible trip
Great time spent on holiday with the family.
Beautiful and flexible campervan.
Very friendly owners and great company.
Really recommend

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Maria

Ranking: 10/10

My partner and I travelled the South Island of NZ for 21 days and rented our campervan through Next Campers.

After picking us up from the airport, Kristina invited us for coffee at her house and provided a good orientation on how to use the van. The van is well-though-out, clean and clever build. We loved the decor too!
On top of this, Kristina and her team were always answering our questions throughout our trip, day and night. The self-contained van allowed us to spend the night at free campsites which saved us a lot of money! The bed is very big and soo comfortable! The van has a extra thick mattress which was amazing. We saw other companies with very thin ones which are hard and very uncomfortable. There was plenty of space to store food and clothing in the van which was also very nice.

The van was easy to drive, easier than my car at home. I would definitely recommend Next Campers to anyone wanting to make the most of their NZ holiday. Thank you Kristina and the whole team for going over and above to make our experience the best possible!

Reviewed 11 months ago and experienced in March 2019