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How to use the Alpha (budget) campervan

Before you start your road trip in Australia, its good to get to know your campervan a bit better. The Alpha is our original Spaceship. Watch this video to see how the Alpha works.

The Alpha is our original Spaceship - It is packed full of great features. If you are travelling on a tight budget this is the vehicle option for you. Being our original vehicle type it is a bit older than the Beta vehicles and has driven more kilometres. However, they are well looked after and have everything you need for the perfect Australian adventure!


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How to use the Alpha (budget) campervan

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Prefer to read the manual of the Alpha campervan?

No worries, we have also created a PDF document that covers everything there is to know about the Alpha campervan. Read it online or download it and save it on your phone, tablet or laptop.

Download Alpha manual

What you can expect to learn about this budget campervan model

  • An introduction to the vehicle and the quick checks you should do before you set off!
  • Important information to prepare for driving – like adjusting your seat and mirrors
  • Familiarising yourself with the dashboard and controls
  • Safe driving in Australia

Features of the Alpha (budget) campervan

Our Spaceships are packed full of features – so the video will go through what you can expect to find in your Alpha and how all the features work.

  • Lockable storage
  • Smart Battery system
  • Fridge
  • Cooking equipment
  • How to use your cooker

Sleeping in your Alpha campervan

Setting up the bed – internally and extending with the Rear awning. Extending the bed out the back and using the rear awning is fantastic in the Summer months. It not only allows for much more room inside the camper but provides great ventilation for a comfortable nights sleep.

If you plan to sleep with the internal set up we recommend hiring the mosquito nets that cover the windows. This way you get the added ventilation!

Mechanical tips

Your Alpha will be given to you in excellent mechanical condition. We do have a few tips to help you along your way.

  • What petrol to use
  • How to check fluid levels
  • How to change a tyre and check tyre pressure

Now you are ready for your #Spaceshipsroadtrip

If you have any questions that the video hasn’t covered – feel free to reach out to our Ground Control team!! Have an amazing journey and be sure to share your out of this world adventure with us #spaceshipsroadtrip