Conversion Vans Still
Long before luxury SUVs and loaded mini vans, conversion
vans were the perfect vehicles to turn into your home away from
home. One of the earliest of these vans was a GMC conversion
van. It was followed by many other manufacturers' versions.
Today, it is easy to find a used conversion van in the classic
style. There are also many new takes on the idea, so you can
also find a new conversion van. Conversion vans can be used for
work, travel, or every day tasks.
For work, many companies like conversion vans because they
can be equipped with amenities to give you a traveling office.
You can have electrical outlets installed to plug in computers,
cameras, or any other electronic equipment. Some of the
traveling office vans even have desks and chairs installed in
the back. Documentary and other film crews also like to use
these vans because they can easily stow away all of their
equipment and drive it to the location where they need to be.
Because everything is in a centralized place, if the crew needs
to pick up and move, they can do it quickly and easily.
You can also use a van for travel. Many people choose to
camp with their conversion vans. The van may have a bench seat
in the back that can be pulled out flat into a full sized bed.
Some vans even have extensions on the rear that pull out into a
camper. Vans are suitable for hauling small camping trailers,
and they are spacious enough to hold any equipment you might
need while camping. A conversion van has comfortable seats,
making it a vehicle that can be used for leisurely outings or
serious trips. Typically, a conversion van intended for
pleasurable use will have two captains chairs in the front, two
captains chairs in the center, and a bench seat in the back.
The middle chairs can turn around to face the rear, and there
is a removable table that can be easily set up so the people in
the middle and back of the van can enjoy a round of cards or
A conversion van is a convenient way for families to haul
many things. Mom can load the groceries up in the back and the
kids up in the middle. Dad can haul around sports equipment and
still make sure all the kids get to practice on time. For day
to day tasks, conversion vans are a great way to keep the kids
entertained while you are out running errands. You can have dvd
players installed into the backs of the seats so that each
child can watch his or her own show while he or she is in the
Whether you are looking for used conversion vans or a newer
style luxury van, you will be able to find one at many used car
dealerships, online, or you can look into having your own van
customized to create a conversion that will fit the needs of
you and your family. Though they may look different from the
originals, conversion vans are certainly still useful