January 21, 2019

As the wedding season fast approaches for 2019 we have been taking so many bookings, not only for this year but for 2020 and 2021 too! Which whilst this is good for us this also has resulted in many people being let down with regards to the availability of our beautiful Bluebelle.

So much so that we have been looking into the idea of getting a second vehicle. This means we will have two vehicles th...

May 29, 2018

So we'll shortly be saying goodbye to May, and hello to (hopefully) sunny June!

May has been a busy month for Retro VW Hire. We provided a photobooth service at our first corporate summer party of the year at a lovely location - Loseley Park. We also had the pleasure of providing transport to two happy couples and our unique photobooth experience at three special occasions. 

We watched the most talk...

April 18, 2018

This week we reached 1000 likes on our Facebook page.

We want to say a huge thank you to all of our supporters.

Hopefully, going forward this number will continue to rise!

We will be uploading a new blog in the next couple of days with pictures from our next wedding fair - Hylands House, Chelmsford, 22nd April 2018 -

Come down and see us :)

April 5, 2018

We're excited to announce we will be attending the below wedding fairs this year so pop along and see the Retro VW Hire team with Bluebelle.

22nd April 2018 - Hylands House, Chelmsford

13th & 14th October 2018 - Bluewater Shopping Centre

21st October 2018 - Detling, Kent Showground

More may be added throughout the year so watch this space!

May 3, 2016

So you have booked a VW for a camping trip? Hurrah! Now you need to make sure you have everything you need to make it the best trip ever. We are sure you know what you need as essentials, so these are just a few extra items to make the trip that much better.

 

iPad/iPhone projector – there are some cool little gadgets these days that you can hook up to your phone or tablet to project video. Take an...

May 2, 2016

Chiddingstone Castle is a stunning historical castle in Tunbridge Wells. Chiddingstone Castle offers exclusive hire of the venue to weddings, meaning that it is completely closed to the public on your big day.

 

They have multiple spaces available for your ceremony including an outside location in the Orangery, the majestic Great Hall when you will sign the register beneath the stained glass window,...

May 1, 2016

That’s a very good question, and one we would like to give you an answer to.

 

Weather

Tents - at one with nature, feel the earth… right? And feel the rain soaked floor and condensation on the inside material more like! Sure, not every camping trip ends up like this, but there is always a good chance of a bad weather day in England. Weather doesn’t dampen your sleep and time in a VW Campervan and you...

April 18, 2016

 

Hire a professional wedding photographer

They have a lot of experience and understand perfectly how to day works. Many couples these days ask a friend who has a nice camera to take the photos but usually go on to regret this.

 

Tell your photographer about your family dynamic

Many couples are from divorced or blended family’s. This could make the dynamic awkward for the photographer. Giving the photo...

April 7, 2016

Here are some time saving, space saving hacks to make your next VW camping trip that little bit easier.

 

Pre cracked eggs – This might sound a bit strange, but eggs are very fragile, and lots of movement in the camper may cause them to crack and ruin. You can buy precracked eggs in cartons, or you can crack your own into a water tight bottle or tupperwear.

 

Pre-made pancake batter – Bags of flour se...