The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Motorhome Owners
With Christmas just around the corner comes the age-old question: what do I get my loved one with a home on wheels? Well, you’ve come to the right place, we’ve put together a list of the perfect Christmas gift ideas for motorhome or campervan owners that won’t break the bank. There are plenty of options ideal for all who love adventuring out on the road in their leisure vehicle; we’ve priced the gift ideas into different price ranges so there’s something to suit any budget!
*Pro tip: If you’re shopping towards the end of November wait for the black Friday weekend and Cyber Monday sales and see what bargains you can bag!
Motorhome/Campervan gifts under £25
- Scratch off map– Not only is this a fun way to track your travels but it makes great interactive décor for your motorhome! For those who love to document their travels, a scratch map of either the UK, Europe or the world is the perfect unique gift idea, creating a colourful and personalized map of their adventures.
- Rechargeable battery packs –When you’re out exploring away from outlets or anywhere to plug in, battery packs are a great way to keep your phone and other electrical devices charged.
- Rain Mac – Typical of the British weather you’ll likely face A LOT of rain on your travels, a rain Mac is a handy, lightweight, and compact way to stay dry. It’s a gift that’s inexpensive and will definitely be appreciated.
- Portable hand fan – Although it’s currently colder this device will become an everyday essential in the summers, it’s portable, and can easily be put in a bag and taken anywhere – perfect for the warm weather which seems to increasingly be getting hotter!
- Fairy lights – Practical and pretty! Perfect for yearly décor but also great for the Christmas vibes. One fantastic thing about string lights is they can be battery operated eliminating any concerns about electrical usage (and you could also throw in batteries as a bonus gift).
- Headtorch – Amazing for night adventures or just trips to the bathroom in the dark!
- Earplugs – A challenge that comes with life on the road is the noise exposure, from weather sounds to rattles, birds chirping, or perhaps even noisy van mates or loud snorers! No one likes being woken up abruptly or kept awake. Bless your motorhoming loved one with the gift of undisrupted sleep with earplugs this Xmas!
- Disposable camera – Take it back old school and gift your loved one with a disposable camera! With modern cameras and phones, it’s so easy to get wrapped up in trying to get the perfect shot, with this ‘retro’ gift you can take pictures in the moment with a bonus of the excitement of awaiting your photos to be developed!
- Board games/ card games/ Puzzles – When you’re spending evenings in your motorhome or the weather is terrible (especially when you’re in the UK) keeping board games, puzzles, or card games in your motorhome is a great way to keep everyone entertained for hours of fun.
- Throws – You can never have too many throws! They’re a great way to stay cosy in the winter, and throws are also great to instantly redecorate a space, draped over a chair or tucked into a sofa, a throw can give furniture a totally new vibe!
- Non-spill dog water bowl – If you know someone travelling with a canine companion this gift is a must. Ensure their furry friend can stay hydrated even when on the move and without having to worry about spillage with a non-spill dog bowl!
- Collapsible silicon kitchenware – Collapsible silicon kitchenware makes a great practical gift! Not only does it save valuable storage space, but it’s easy to clean and maintain!
- Metal mesh vent covers – In our recent motorhome winterisation tips post (see here) we spoke about metal mesh vent covers. Especially in the winter, unwanted guests and pests are looking for somewhere warm to hide out from the cold, and standard plastic vent covers are easily chewed through. Metal mesh covers are a considerate and practical gift for anyone with a motorhome or campervan to keep away any animal intruders!
- Snack basket – Who doesn’t love treats? Fill up a snack basket with your loved one’s favourite snacks!
- Reusable storage bags – Storage bags are an excellent space-conscious way to keep things organised and tidy in a motorhome or campervan. They’re perfect for storing clothing, bedding, or anything else that might be needed on a motorhome adventure! Additionally, these bags are durable and easy to fold and put away when not in use, making them a portable and lightweight storage option that any camper or motorhomer will love!
Motorhome/Campervan gifts under £50
- Air Tag or Tile – This is the ultimate gift for someone forever losing their keys. With an Air Tag or tracking Tile, you can track where your keys are on your device and play a sound to find the tracker too!
- Air fryer – Whether your motorhoming loved one has a built-in cooker or not, an air fryer is a fantastic present for anyone on the go. This small, mini-convection oven is fast and easy to use, making it a thoughtful gift that won’t go unappreciated! And for some tasty air fryer recipe inspiration check out our blog here!
- Portable Bluetooth speaker– Spice up the road trip with the gift of music! These speakers are light weight and portable making them great for van life! When you’re hunting for a killer Bluetooth speaker for a motorhomer, keep your eyes peeled for the essentials: waterproof and shockproof, long battery life, and great sound quality.
- Sleeping bag: A high-quality sleeping bag back is fundamental for staying warm and cosy during any camping trip making it a great and thoughtful gift! When shopping around, look for one that is lightweight, durable, and comfortable.
- Travel hammock: A travel hammock is a great way to relax and enjoy the outdoors. It’s lightweight and easy to set up, making it perfect for camping trips and on-the-road adventures.
- Portable grill – Is there someone in your life raring to release their inner chef, well a portable grill may just be the best gift! Don’t forget our delicious BBQ recipe blog too!
- Thermostack cook set combo – The ideal companion for motorhome enthusiasts! This compact thermos cooking set includes a stackable cooking pot and mugs, great for keeping food warm, and perfect for days out especially in the colder weather!
- Camping chairs – Sometimes after a long day of travelling you need to unwind and relax. Camping chairs are an excellent Christmas gift that is both lightweight and comfortable, ideal for motorhome explorers.
- Outdoor games: The ultimate gift for adventure-loving motorhoming families! Get the party rolling with fun outdoor games like giant Jenga, swing ball, or ring toss it’s a top gift to provide hours of entertainment and fun!
- Rechargeable Handheld Vacuum – A portable and practical Xmas present idea! Get into the nooks and crannies of a campervan or motorhome, perfect for a new year’s deep clean.
- Reversing camera – If you’re operating a large vehicle like a campervan or motorhome, a reversing camera is a must-have tool (and it can even lower insurance premiums!) It’s an amazingly practical gift idea that can make a world of difference and guarantee your motorhomer gets the most out of their vehicle.
Motorhome/Campervan gifts under £100
- Walking boots – These boots were made for walking! If you know someone who enjoys being active and is always out and about, a quality pair of walking boots is an excellent gift!
- Windbreaker – No more pesky gusts or piercing winds ruining the outdoor fun! Snag a windbreaker for the motorhome fanatic in your life this Christmas!
- Insulated jacket – A high-quality insulated jacket is a must-have for anyone hitting the open road, especially campervan or motorhome owners. This trusty garment will be a go-to for warmth and comfort on their mobile home adventures and makes a great gift that will be used frequently and last a long time!
- Portable washing machine – One hard thing about life on the road is finding a way to get laundry done. A portable washing machine is a great solution, it’s a 2-in-1 washer/dryer combo in a single drum This gift will be a game changer for van lifers! Plus, if you want to extend your budget, there are models available with separate drums so more washing can be done at once!
Motorhome/Campervan gift for £100+
- Book them a staycation! Let your loved one get the most out of their motorhome or campervan! Why not show them how much you care by booking them a relaxing getaway on a nice campsite for the upcoming year?
- Go Pro and case – A Go Pro with its safety case is the perfect travel companion to take on the road and capture memories to last a lifetime. They have a compact design making them ideal for on the go, and with the safety case it’s waterproof and shockproof making them great for more wild outdoor adventures! Gift a Go Pro to your favourite adventurer this Xmas so they can capture beautiful photos, videos and time-lapses of their journeys on the road!
- Motorhome GPS – A motorhome-specific sat-nav makes navigating unfamiliar roads in a motorhome easier and safer. A motorhome GPS offers custom routing options that take into account the height, weight, and width of a vehicle, and will block out any road that has a restriction so you avoid any routes that could cause the motorhome to get stuck. The market for motorhome sat navs can be overwhelming, so if you need advice on choosing the perfect sat nav check out our handy blog!
- Awning – Do you know a motorhome or campervan owner looking to expand their living space? An awning might just be the ultimate Christmas gift! An awning provides a comfortable and sheltered outdoor area, it is perfect for relaxing, entertaining when space is limited in the vehicle, or even storage when not on the move!
- Motorhome cover – Know someone who retires their motorhome or campervan for creature comforts during the colder seasons? Help them protect what matters with a motorhome or campervan cover!
- Rooftop tents – Do you know a big group of motorhomers looking to sleep more people in their motorhome or campervan, a rooftop tent may be the perfect solution and gift idea this holiday season!
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Whether it’s for the holidays, a birthday, or any other special occasion, this list is a great place for gift ideas for any motorhomer or camper to show them how much you appreciate their love of the outdoors and adventure!
We hope this list provides you with inspiration and helps you find the ideal gift for the motorhome or campervan fanatic in your life!
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We’re a family run business with over 30 years' experience in the provision of specialist motorhome and campervan insurance. With a wealth of awards under our belt, we pride ourselves on providing a friendly and professional service, offering you the most comprehensive cover money can buy - starting from just £200!