Installing a VW T5 RIB Drivers Seat Swivel Plate in 4 Simple Steps

Installing a VW T5 RIB Drivers Seat Swivel Plate in 4 Simple Steps

A campervan seat swivel is designed to open up your van living space and will undoubtedly be a valuable addition to your campervan conversion.  In...
Happy 15th Birthday to us!

Happy 15th Birthday to us!

  I can’t quite believe it...we’re celebrating 15 years in business this month (yes, really that long)! We’ve come a long way over the years so we...
Kiravans bags a top pro...Stuart Smith, Customer Service Manager

Kiravans bags a top pro...Stuart Smith, Customer Service Manager

I am really excited to spread the word about our new hire. Please say a huge hello and the warmest of welcomes to Stuart Smith our new Customer S...
How to be a responsible, self sufficient camper...

How to be a responsible, self sufficient camper...

I think it’s fair to say that campervanners are on the rise! With the demand for ‘staycations’ or ‘holistays’ (whichever you prefer to call it) i...
Kiravans August Business Update

Kiravans August Business Update

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Welcome to our latest business news update.  As we get more used to the ‘new normal’ way of life, both our UK and ...
A Focus on the MV Airo Diesel Campervan Heater

A Focus on the MV Airo Diesel Campervan Heater

  If you’re reading this blog you are most likely at the starting point of planning your new campervan conversion, or you may simply want to add a ...
Video: Kiravans Rail Sail Campervan Awning

Video: Kiravans Rail Sail Campervan Awning

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This weeks video features the Kiravans Rail Sail Campervan awning. The Rail Sail awning has a multi-pointed abstract shape which means it can be used in a range of set ups - very handy for different types of weather!
Designed by Kiravans...for you!

Designed by Kiravans...for you!

Let us introduce you to our exclusive collection of ‘Designed by Kiravans’ campervan products. Designed especially for all you campervan lovers ou...
Video: Kiravans Red Bed in action!

Video: Kiravans Red Bed in action!

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The Kiravans Red Bed for the VW T5 & T6 is our quick and compact solution for children up to about 7 years old (the bed length is 4ft 8in long). Extensive testing on our own kids suggests its a great bit of kit and the preferred choice of the little ones!

The Best Children's Campervan Sleeping Solutions

The Best Children's Campervan Sleeping Solutions

Are you dreaming of creating your ultimate campervan conversion and hitting the road on a family adventure? Van life with kids can be as rewardin...
Part 2:  Post Lockdown... So what's next for Kiravans...

Part 2: Post Lockdown... So what's next for Kiravans...

During the lockdown I started sending out a weekly 'long format' update email and adding these to our blog for all to see. Originally, it was i...
Part 1:  Kiravans in Lockdown ...how we coped and what happened....

Part 1: Kiravans in Lockdown ...how we coped and what happened....

Now that the lockdown is more distant in the rear view so to speak,  I thought it was the right time to give you an update on what we've learnt d...
How to Professionally Carpet Line a Campervan Conversion - VW T5/T6

How to Professionally Carpet Line a Campervan Conversion - VW T5/T6

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Next up in our van conversion project.. Carpet lining! In this video we show you how to professionally line your campervan, the things to watch out for and the best way to avoid creases. In this VW T5 / T6 van we've used 4-way stretch carpet and Kiravans high temperature adhesive spray. We've also fitted a carpet lined DoorStore storage pocket for a clean finish throughout.
Store Big in a Small Space...

Store Big in a Small Space...

As a specialist in designing and sourcing quality products, fittings and accessories for your campervan conversion, we like to think we know a thing or two about campervans!  And because of this, our exclusive Designed by Kiravans VW T5 / T6 Door Store was born.
Video: How to insulate a campervan conversion with a Thermal Fill Insulation Layer

Video: How to insulate a campervan conversion with a Thermal Fill Insulation Layer

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Step 3 to building a warmer and quieter campervan conversion using Kiravans Thermal Fill Insulation. Thermal Fill Insulation is what could be described as the 'puffa jacket' layer. It's extremely versatile, lightweight, easy and clean to work with, and does a fantastic job of trapping air and ultimately producing a high level of insulation in a campervan conversion.
Show us Your Loaded Door Store - Revealing the Winners

Show us Your Loaded Door Store - Revealing the Winners

So... today’s the day we are announcing the winners of our fitted and loaded door store photos! Thanks to everyone who took the time to enter our g...
What is the Best Way to Insulate a Campervan?

What's the Best Way to Insulate a Campervan?

Once you’ve invested in your van and cleaned the empty shell, the aim for you now is to turn it into a liveable space.  You may be asking yourself...
Take a Drive on the Wild Side

Take a Drive on the Wild Side

We’re as keen as you are to get out and about our in campers.  But, until we’re given the all clear, we thought we’d whet your appetite with some ...
How to line your campervan with Thermo Acoustic Insulation Foam

How to line your campervan with Thermo Acoustic Insulation Foam

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Learn how to add extra warmth in your campervan by lining it with Thermo Acoustic Insulation Foam. This is step 2 of lining your conversion and is usually done after you've applied the sound deadening mat to reduce road noise.
Video: How to soundproof your campervan conversion using Kiravans Sound Blocker

Video: How to soundproof your campervan conversion using Kiravans Sound Blocker

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How to soundproof your campervan using Kiravans Sound Blocker
Give the gift of a Kiravans Experience…

Give the gift of a Kiravans Experience…

One of the nicest things about buying a gift is the secret planning and hiding presents for your loved one before waiting to see their excited fac...
Cooking on Gas…

Cooking on Gas…

Cooking with a gas BBQ can be safe and very rewarding and you can really rustle up some of the most delicious meals in the great outdoors. There’s...
Meet the Team:  Skye Taylor... from Apprentice to Customer Service Advisor

Meet the Team: Skye Taylor... from Apprentice to Customer Service Advisor

Meet Skye Taylor...was apprentice now full time employee at Kiravans as a full time member of the Cusotmer Service team.  Read our latest blog to find out why Skye enjoys the campervan conversion business and advice she has to give to anyone who's considering becoming an apprentice.
Appreciate your surroundings for National Walking Month

Appreciate your surroundings for National Walking Month

Now that the lockdown restrictions have gently eased on taking exercise in England, then National Walking Month is the perfect time for us all to ...
Kiravans Weekly Business Update - 15th May

Kiravans Weekly Business Update - 15th May

We hope you’re all doing well.   Now that the lockdown is starting to ease slightly in England and the rest of Europe, I thought we’d show you wh...
Video: How to line a Kiravans DoorStore with carpet lining

Video: How to line a Kiravans T5 DoorStore storage pocket with carpet lining

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Our customers often ask about lining their Kiravans DoorStore pocket with carpet lining. What's the best way to line a door store for a professional finish? What adhesive should I use?! In this short video, Mike goes through the process so you can see how easy it really is. (It's also very satisfying to watch!

 

Photo Prize Draw - Revealing the Winners...

Photo Prize Draw - Revealing the Winners...

Thanks to everyone who took the time to enter our latest photo prize draw and for making it a success! We asked you all to bring the campervan magi...
Cadac - The Ideal Portable Campervan BBQ

Cadac - The Ideal Portable Campervan BBQ

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Compact and lightweight, the Cadac BBQ range is ideal for campervans where space is limited. The one featured in this video is the Cadac Safari Chef 2, which is one of the most compact and portable ones we offer at Kiravans. 
Kiravans Campervan Windows - Frequently Asked Questions

Kiravans Campervan Windows - Frequently Asked Questions

We've put together a list of the most frequently asked questions we receive about our range of campervan windows which you may find useful for you...
Video: What is the best portable BBQ for camping?! Here's our top 4 portable campervan barbecues...

Video: What is the best portable BBQ for camping?! Here's our top 4 portable campervan barbecues...

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In this video we compare our top 4 portable campervan BBQ's side by side. These are all great lightweight BBQ's from CADAC, perfect for your campervan.