This summer, Indie Campers reveals that campervan rental increased 23% in Portugal and 56% in Europe
× In Portugal, the Germans are the ones who rent the most. Among the Portuguese, reserves increased 67%
× Lisbon is the most visited city, but Porto and Faro are a summer trend
Indie Campers, the leading European motorhome rental company in Portugal, reveals data for June, June, and August, the period of the year with the largest number of campervan bookings. In total, compared to last year’s data, the company recorded a 56% increase in reserves on the European continent.
In Portugal, Indie Campers indicates that campervan bookings increased by 23% compared to the same period last year. Among the various nationalities that choose this type of trip in Portugal, stand out the Germans, representing 26% of turnover. The Portuguese are the second most representative nationality, with 17%. Next are the French, Spanish, Italian and Swiss tourists.
Lisbon is the preferred city to pick up the campervan and continue traveling. However, Porto and Faro registered a 43% increase over last year, a noticeable difference that shows a greater diversity of the motorhome tourism market in Portugal.
According to company data, campervan rental is increasingly common among the Portuguese. Portuguese reserves at Indie Campers increased by 67% over the same period last year. Just like last year, the preferential withdrawal of motorhomes rented by Portuguese is still in Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Milan, and Rome. However, Paris, Venice, and Reykjavik are the new summer trends, and the cities are surprising in the 2019 data. Despite these trends, the prime destination for the Portuguese traveling by motorhome remains Portugal, representing 77% of all countries. where they travel. Italy, Spain, and France are the other destinations most requested by the Portuguese.