How it Works

Trip Rate & Length
  • $150/Night (7 - 9 days)
  • $145/Night (10 - 20 days)
  • $135/Night (21+ days)
How It Works

Our rates include everything you need to enjoy a worry free adventure. All taxes, fees, roadside assistance, amenities, and the camper van itself are combined into one low rate.

Rental rates are determined by the length of your trip and calculated per night. This gives you one free day to compensate for late arrival or early departure times.

Discounts
  • $5/night discount when you rent 10 or more days.
  • $15/night discount when you rent 21 or more days.
  • If you provide proof of U.S. military service we will apply a 10% discount to your rental total.
Add-ons
  • Windshield Waiver $10/day (Covers chips, cracks, and breakage)
  • Renter's Collision Protection $21/day (Reduces insurance deductible to $250)
  • Bike Rack $5/day
Reservations

Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis. To start a reservation simply submit a quote request on our Calendar page or send us an email with your travel dates.

To confirm a reservation you must make a 20% down payment. Travel dates fill up quickly, so be sure to contact us as soon as possible.

  1. Submit a quote request or email your travel dates.
  2. We'll send a quote within 1-2 days.
  3. If you would like to make a reservation just let us know and we'll send an invoice.
  4. To confirm your travel dates simply make a 20% down payment.
Requirements
  • Your trip must be at least 7 days in length.
  • All drivers must be 25 years of age or older.
  • All drivers must have a valid Drivers License. (An International Drivers Permit is recommended but not required for all international customers)
  • The primary driver must have a valid Credit Card.
  • A 20% down payment.
  • A $500 Damage Deposit.
  • No pets allowed
  • No travel on the Dalton Highway "Haul Road" or Manley Hot Springs Road
Pick-up & Drop-off

Rentals may be picked up between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM at our pick-up location on your trip's start date. Please allow for a 30-45 minute vehicle orientation.

Rentals must be returned by 8:00 PM at our drop-off location on your trip's end date. Please allow for a 30-45 minute vehicle inspection.

Please note that a partial refund will not be given for late pick-ups or early returns.

  • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Pick-up & Drop-off)
Cancellation

To receive a full refund you must notify Happy Camper Vans of cancellation within 5 days of making a down payment.

After 5 days have passed the down payment may be used as credit towards a future reservation. This credit is good for one year. You will not be charged the remaining balance.

No refund or credit will be given if you cancel within 14 days of your trip's start date. You will be charged the full rental amount.

  • Full Refund (0 - 5 Days)
  • 1 - Year Credit (6+ Days)
  • No Refund or Credit (Within 14 Days of Start Date)
Fines

If your camper van is returned with less than a full tank you will be charged $20 plus the cost of fuel to fill it up. 

If the camper van smells like smoke, fish, or pets, you will be charged $500 for each. 

For the first chip or crack in the windshield you will be charged $60. Additional chips or cracks are $10 each. If we find it necessary to replace the windshield you will be charged $314. All charges are waived if you have purchased our windshield waiver for $10 per day.

Every rental is allowed 150 miles per day averaged over the trip length. If the camper van is returned with more mileage than allowed you will be charged 15¢ per additional mile.

  • $20+Fuel (Low Fuel)
  • $500 (Smoke, Fish, or Pet Smell)
  • $60+ (Windshield Repair)
  • $314 (Windshield Replacement)
  • 15¢/Mile (Over Mileage)
Maintenance

You are responsible to check engine oil at each refueling and to immediately report any mechanical difficulties.

Safety

All passengers must use vehicle restraint systems, i.e. seat belts, while vehicle is in motion. No passenger is to travel in the back of the vehicle, unless factory seats and seat belts are installed and used. No sitting on the bed while vehicle is in motion. Happy Camper Vans, LLC does not accept any liability for any injuries incurred to passengers traveling in the back of the vehicle while not using seat belts.

Mechanical Issues

We provide roadside assistance during your rental period. You are required to notify us before making any repairs. Only authorized repairs will be reimbursed upon turning in receipts. Flat tires are your responsibility. Compensation for maintenance issues and breakdowns will be on a case-by-case basis.

Repairs

You are required to produce receipts for any authorized repairs in order to receive reimbursement. Flat tires are your responsibility. Compensation for maintenance issues and breakdowns will be on a case-by-case basis. You are responsible to check engine oil at each refueling and to immediately report any mechanical difficulties. Renter is responsible for any damage.

Restricted Roads

Travel on dirt or gravel roads is at your own risk. Any damages incurred are not covered by insurance and are your financial responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, broken windows, excessive tire wear, & undercarriage damage. If required, towing to the nearest service station is your responsibility as well. You will not be compensated for down time while repairs are conducted.

General Terms & Conditions

All rentals are subject to the terms and conditions of Happy Camper Vans, LLC Rental Agreement and Addendum as well as any supplemental rental agreement. Rates, policies, terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice. Happy Camper Vans, LLC assumes no responsibility for any detention, delay, loss, damage or injury that the Rentee might experience, no matter how it is caused or by whom.

United States Customers

If you live in the United States and have a valid auto insurance policy with liability, collision, and comprehensive coverage above the minimum required in the State of Alaska (see below) we will request a binder stating your policy as the primary insurance during your trip. If you have less coverage than required, follow the instructions detailed under International Customers.

We provide secondary insurance coverage through National Interstate Insurance Company. This coverage is the minimum required in the State of Alaska and will activate if your primary insurance exceeds it's coverage limits.

International Customers

If you are an international customer or have less insurance coverage than required, you must purchase supplemental insurance through State Farm. This will provide collision, comprehensive, and the minimum bodily injury and property damage liability coverage required in the State of Alaska.

Supplemental insurance through State Farm can be less than $10 per day depending on your driving record. It is based on a 6 month policy, charged per month, and cancelled by you at the end of your trip. Once cancelled the monthly charge is pro-rated, per day, and the balance is refunded to you.

If you would like more information please contact us.

To receive an insurance quote please provide the following information for all drivers:

  • Photo/scan of Drivers License
  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Drivers License Number
  • Start Date (Pick-up)
  • End Date (Return)
Minimum Coverage Required
Liability Coverage Limits 
  • $50,000 Bodily Injury per person
  • $100,000 Bodily Injury per accident
  • $25,000 Property Damage per accident
Bodily Injury 

If you're at fault for an accident that injures another person, bodily injury liability coverage helps pay for their medical expenses. 

Liability Limit per Person - This establishes a maximum payout for each individual who is injured in an accident that you cause. 

Liability Limit per Accident - This sets a cap on the total amount that our insurance provider will pay out for all medical expenses other people incur from a single accident you cause. 

Property Damage

If you cause an accident that damages someone else's property, property damage
liability coverage helps pay for repairs. 

Liability Limit - This is the maximum amount your insurer would pay to repair damage you cause to another party's property. The maximum payout will not exceed the limit set. 

Comprehensive Coverage 

Covers damages to the rented vehicle caused by incidents other than a collision including theft, fire, vandalism and weather. Renters are responsible for all
damages up to $1000. 

Collision Coverage 

Covers damages to the rented vehicle caused by an accident with another vehicle or any object, whether stationary or moving. Renters are responsible for all damages up to $1000.

Optional Coverage
Renters Collision Protection - $21/Day

Reduces the collision coverage deductible from $1000 to $250.

Windshield Waiver - $10/Day

This covers all repairs or replacements if the windshield is damaged. Without this waiver you are liable for any repairs due to chips, cracks, or breakage of the windshield.

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$135 / Night

7 - 9 Days

$150 / Night

21+ Days

$145 / Night

10 - 20 Days