Has Anyone Heard Of Kevs Kampers?

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  1. DanielFord

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    A friend of mine wants to hire a camper van, and stumbled upon this website:
    http://www.kevskampers.com/

    Anyone ever heard of them? Looking for reviews, but I can't find anything. Being naturally suspicious, I told him to beware, it looks like one of these rental agency things.
     
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    Yup saw those, it looks very fishy to me. Found the reviews on Trust Pilot which are almost exclusively posted by one time reviewers. That review is then acknowledged on the same day by Kevs Kampers!
     
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    Don't trust anybody who spells 'campers' with a k! :)

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    Tell your friend to have a look at hire buddies. They hire out other peoples privately owned motorhomes. We have used them in the past and found them very helpful. There were hundreds available all over the country. We just typed in the layout we wanted to hire and up popped all the motorhomes fitting our requirements. As it happened the one we hired was only a mile and a half away from us. I would use them again.
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    Will mention it to him
     
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    Lots of hire companies are only managing the process on behalf of the actual owners of the van. There's nothing fishy about that on it's own.
     
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    I agree, but I do expect to be able to find some reviews that are from people that have reviewed more than one item. Also, I'd expect there to be reviews stretching back from the time the company was incorporated (2012) rather than starting from April this year.
    There are a few more things that make me extremely wary of this company, but I think I have made my case. He is checking out Hire Buddies right now :D
     
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    if this is the same company you may well be correct...

    according to company check :
    Dissolved (Incorporation date 16/04/2012)
    http://companycheck.co.uk/company/08032332

    also here
    Kev's Kampers Limited
    Private Limited Company with Share Capital
    Company Number
    08032332
    Status
    DISSOLVED (Dormant)
    Incorporation Date
    16 April 2012
    Company Age
    3 years and 2 months
    Cash In Bank
    £1
    Net Worth
    £1
    http://www.endole.co.uk/company/08032332/kevs-kampers-limited




    and more
    http://www.datalog.co.uk/browse/detail.php/CompanyNumber/08032332/CompanyName/KEV'S+KAMPERS+LIMITED
     
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    I felt the same and did pass comment to Chris of Ikonic Kampers of Hull but he explained to me that "Kamper" is the German spelling and proceeded to sell me the best example of a 1987 Hymer 660S anywhere in the World!

    JJ :cool:
     
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    QED. :)

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