Year in Review 2022

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What, another year gone already? Just a moment ago we were wishing each other "Happy New Year" with a glass of champagne and now we are already preparing for the coming year 2023.

Today we would like to look back on an eventful and successful 2022 and tell you about our personal highlights of the year, the most exciting customer experiences and the latest developments from the FreewayCamper team.

Five photos in a collage show highlights from 2022, photo competition winners, founders Nikolai and Julia, Galileo shooting.

Our annual highlights 2022

We experienced the largest growth of new stations, countries, vehicle fleet and the number of campsites. On top of that, our international team is also growing!

🌟 TV Galileo Show

Did you already know? Last year in 2022, the ProSieben Knowledge Magazine Galileo! visited us. In just two intensive training days, we trained Matthias Fiedler from reporter to station manager. This episode was broadcasted throughout Germany in the Galileo X-Days feature on 25.07.2022.

Check out whether Matthias Fiedler was able to master the many challenges in our station in the whole episode on ProSieben!

Photo gallery of Galileo’s presenter Matthias Fiedler being trained in the handling process of camper maintenance by FreewayCamper in Munich.
🌟 28 stations in 4 countries

This year witnessed our largest fleet and station growth since inception!

We started 2022 with only 6 stations in Germany and finished the year with a total of 28 stations in Germany, Italy, Poland and Switzerland!

In Germany you can find us in 23 cities, in Poland in the two stations Krakow and Warsaw, in Italy in Turin and Milan and in Switzerland in Schaffhausen.

Is your home town already included? Discover stations near you now!

🌟 Over 2,000 campsites bookable across Europe

Another highlight of this year was the diversification of our campsite offers.

In addition to your dream camper, you can now also find the campsite of your choice from more than 2,000 campsites and meadows across Europe via our booking portal!

🌟 New Electric Camper

Another personal highlight was that we introduced the first electric camper to our fleet this year. This brings us closer to our goal of making camping trips more sustainable, more environmentally friendly and with the smallest possible carbon footprint.

With the Pössl E-Vanster, the camping trip becomes a completely new experience. The electric camper is 100% electrically powered, compact like a van and ideally equipped with two sleeping areas for the next camping holiday with a partner or group of friends. Furthermore, without annoying engine noises, your camping holiday with the baby or dog becomes even more comfortable!

White electric Pössl E-Vanster with new e-Camper branding.

A year in numbers...

Every single camping trip was unique in the past year 2022. Have you ever wondered what the longest campervan adventure was or how many dogs go on holiday with our campers on average?

Then you are at the right place, we have summarised a year with our great customers in numbers.

🚐 The longest camping trip was 147 nights

The longest adventure that a camper in our fleet was able to experience lasted 147 nights! Our camper covered over 15,000km on this long journey through Europe!

Are you also planning a longer trip and are still looking for inexpensive long-term rental offers? Then you've come to the right place. You can rent our vans for 30 nights or more for only 1449 € per month!

🚐 Over 847 happy dogs on the road

This year, over 847 dogs travelled with us in our campers.

Compared to last year 2021, that's more than 200% fewer dogs that had to waited for your return. With us, no one has to stay at home! We look forward to accompanying you and your dogs on your travels again next year.

Five photos in collage show happy dogs in FreewayCamper camper
🚐 More than 50% camping beginners

We were once again able to accompany more than 50% of our customers on their first camping adventure!

Thank you for your trust! Our biggest goal has always been to make your next camping trip as easy as possible and accessible for all levels of experience! Look forward to more helpful tools & tips for your first camping holiday next year.

🚐 Most popular camper model with over 15,500 nights

The VW Grand California was the most popular model in our fleet on the roads of Europe this year, with around 15,500 nights booked!

This apartment on wheels offers all our customers a unique feeling of freedom thanks to its sleek design and high level of comfort. The multi-talent is ideal for spontaneous weekend getaways, trips to the city or even long-term travel plans. Talking about experiencing the true freedom of vanlife!

Would you like to enjoy your own home on wheels? Then be sure to check out this year's Camper Sale!

White VW Grand California on a green field, child playing with a wheelbarrow.
🚐 Countless unique adventures

We were once again touched and overjoyed by the exciting stories of your many camping adventures.

Whether it's experiencing unforgettable family moments in nature, watching the stars on the beach with your partner, enjoying a honeymoon in Europe's secluded togetherness or taking a short trip with horse and dog - one thing is certain: you will experience unique adventures with our campers.

Curious about the new ways others have discovered with our campers? Then we can recommend the testimonials from our travel-loving customers. Here you'll find everything from road trips to France, Italy, Albania, Switzerland, honeymoons in Ireland or home office in Portugal.

🚐 And numerous sweepstake winners!

2022 was the year of freedom, travel and sweepstakes at FreewayCamper!

With our numerous competitions, lotteries and seasonal photo competition, we were able to send the lucky winners to their next holiday for free and at a discount.

Congratulations to all the winners and participants this year!

Special thanks to dear Inga Rhönisch, who won 6 free nights in a VW Bulli from her great photo from her camping holiday in 2022!

Tip: To make sure you don't miss your next chance to win next year, subscribe to our newsletter or our Instagram channel!

Three photos in a collage show dog in campervan, young couple in front of a white campervan and white campervan at night with pop-up roof and shooting star

What’s new at FreewayCamper

A lot has also happened behind the scenes at FreewayCamper this year.

🌱 This year, FreewayCamper was able to secure investments of 30 million in equity and debt capital. This means that nothing stands in the way of the further development of a one-stop shop for individual camping trips planned for 2023!

🌱 Our biggest adventure as a company this year was moving the headquarters in Munich from the start-up environment Werk1 to our first own open-plan office.

Three photos in a collage show Frauenkirche in Munich, the open-plan office and the kitchen in the new FreewayCamper headquarters

🌱 We were also pleased to host FreewayCamper's second and largest team event. In November, around 100 FreewayCamper team members from all corners of Germany, Austria, Poland, Italy, France and Spain gathered for two intensive days at Lake Chiemsee in Germany.

Photo gallery with moments from the team event at Lake Chiemsee, founders Nikolai and Julia, campfire atmosphere and happy faces.

🌱 We were also pleased to see the steady expansion of FreewayCamper's international team this year to over 100 employees in its office hubs in Munich, Warsaw and Zagreb, as well as stations across Europe.

FreewayCamper Team gathered at Lake Chiemsee

💌 You are convinced of our products, your heart beats for camping trips and you are still looking for a job in a multicultural team with a flat hierarchy? Then visit our careers page. See you at the next exciting team event!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you very much for your spirit of adventure and your trust! You have made 2022 an unforgettable journey for us too!

We hope to take you on another adventure next year and wish you a successful start into 2023!

Your FreewayCamper Team

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