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Traveling in a Motorhome with Children: Our Tips

How to drive a motorhome with children?

In summary :

  • 1. Traveling in a motorhome with children: safety rules
  • 2. Which motorhome to choose for a family trip?
  • 3. Tips for baby in motorhome and van
  • 4. How to occupy the children in a motorhome?


Going in a van or motorhome with children is ideal for being independent and living in complete freedom. It’s building incredible memories for them. Imagine, in the morning, when you wake up, hop hop hop, all these little people rushing outside, happiness! You manage arguments without fear of the neighborhood, you eat at the times that suit you and they can take a nap whenever they want: it's the good life! Find out all you need to know to go on an adventure with baby and children in a motorhome.

1. Traveling in a motorhome with children: safety rules

Traveling in a motorhome with children and a baby involves a certain amount of organization in order to be safe and to respect the Highway Code:

  • Wearing a seat belt is compulsory for all passengers in the vehicle.
  • Children should be seated in suitable car seats.
  • During the journeys, they must not leave their seat.
  • The motorhome doors must be locked.
  • Install baby in his cozy space in the back seat of the motorhome facing the road with the seat belt.

2. Which motorhome to choose for a family trip?

Are you 3, 4, 5, 6 or even more? The motorhome must be adapted to your family situation to favor comfort and dedicate space to everyone. Our expert explains to you:

  • The integral motorhome is the top of the range motorhome, the most spacious and the most comfortable.
  • The Capucine motorhome is the family model par excellence.
  • The streamlined motorhome is suitable for 4 people.
  • Cleverly furnished vans and motorhomes can accommodate your children.

3. Tips for baby in motorhome and van

Going in a motorhome with a baby is reassuring and comfortable. You can stop at any time to feed him or so he can sleep in peace and in the shade. For bedtime, a secure hanging net or an umbrella bed will make her happy. Accessories exist for nomadic families, such as the small inflatable bathtub. Do not forget his soft toys and you will see how the experience will make him grow up.

4. How to occupy the children in a motorhome?

The simple act of traveling in a motorhome is a game for children. They imagine cute stories in their rolling cabin. They imitate everything grown-ups do and gain a lot of autonomy. Empower them by giving them daily tasks. They will be extremely proud of it!

  • Provide storage space for games.
  • Take camping breaks with Huttopia or HomeCamper, it's an opportunity for them to live new experiences.

Traveling in a motorhome with children is fabulous: they love this concept and you, the parents, gain peace of mind. You optimize your vacation and give them the opportunity to dream: they need it! To carry out this family road trip, rent a motorhome or a van from an Avis Car-Away agency.