What to check before leaving in a van

As the end of the summer approaches without being the end of travel (by the way, have you seen our van life discovery offer?), we've put together a little checklist of essentials to take in your van. To keep preciously for all your escapades!


  • Driver's license 
  • Identity card / Passport 
  • Vehicle documents
  • Species 
  • A GPS / road map
  • A portable battery 
  • A USB LED headlamp/flashlight
  • A hand brush
  • A floor mat
  • Chairs / table if your van does not contain one
  • A cooler
  • A sleeping bag or comforter 
To check before leaving in a van


  • Cap / Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain jacket 
  • Fleece 
  • Warm clothes! (It can get cold at night)
  • Shoes for chilling 
  • Backpack
  • Your suitcase / travel bag
To check before leaving in a van


  • Gas stove / Refill
  • Lighter / Matches 
  • Small camping dishes 
  • Casserole / Frying pan / Salad bowl 
  • Can opener / Bottle opener / Corkscrew
  • Drinking water can 
  • Roll of garbage bags 
  • Paper towel rolls
  • Sponge / Dishcloth
  • Plastic basin 
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Some tupperware
  • A coffee or tea maker 


  • First aid kit 
  • Drugs
  • Toilet paper 
  • A small shovel 
  • Wipes
  • Solar shower 
  • Marseille Soap
  • Earplugs (Seagulls can wake you up at 3am 😉 ) 
  • Mosquito repellent
To check before leaving in a van

This list is not exhaustive. It is also to be adapted according to your destination but it will already allow you a more serene stay without spending your time running after the hypermarkets to buy what you would have forgotten! Remember to take pillows to sleep comfortably anywhere! 

Do you have anything to add? Tell us in comments. And tell us about your memorable oversights!  

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