You’ve planned your camping setup, you have a suitable car with adequate payload and cargo space, and before you buy anything, you should ensure it can be safely and comfortably transported by your vehicle.
Whether you are using your own car or hiring one, the principles are pretty much the same.
With our help, you will be amazed at how much your car can comfortably and safely carry while still staying within the payload limit, or the designated weight carrying capacity of the car.
Read through the following articles in the packing the car section:
- Packing Your Car For Camping
- Loading The Rear Cargo Area
- Securing Gear To Roof Racks
- Tips for packing your car for camping
Assuming you have a vehicle with the minimum payload, cargo space and, if required, roof rails:
Does your car have roof racks?
- If yes to roof racks, use 4x4 Packing Formula
- If no to roof racks refer to how to pack a people mover
If your car doesn't meet minimum requirements, refer to: Space saving ideas for camping for more ideas.
At the end of this module
You should have a plan for how you will pack your car, ensuring that any items you buy can be comfortably packed with everything and everyone else.