NEW! The most fuel- and space-efficient of all of our models, the Santa Cruz was designed with spontaneity, freedom, and ease in mind – allowing you to chase the surf breaks, take detours, and find hidden gems. This latest model is perfect for solo road trippers or couples who don’t need the extra space that the Big Sur or Mavericks offer. Get ready to zip around town, navigate tight turns, and get off the beaten track – without sacrificing any comforts or functionality.
All of our campervans for rent are fully-equipped, custom-built, and hand-painted. They’re perfect for long weekend getaways, cross country bucket-list road trips, and national park tours. When you compare campervans to RVs, our small campervans provide functional comforts and the flexibility and freedom to get off the beaten path.
Available in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Las Vegas
Santa Cruz’s innovative layout makes it easy to plop into bed after a day of exploring. The full-time bed set up in the back is easy and functional. The space-saving kitchen in the back of the van includes a 1-burner pullout stove, 3.5-gallon sink & water tank, and dual-powered refrigerator. Store your clothes in the drawers, grab your groceries & hit the road!
22:15 13 Sep 21
Our experience with Escape Campervans was absolutely perfect! The attention given to us was outstanding even since before we rented the van. They answered all of our questions fast and with very nice ways. We went on a road trip with my boyfriend and rented the Santa Cruz van, it is very beautiful and comfortable as well as very well equipped. Everything you need is there; confortable bed, fridge, sink, just everything. We are from Argentina and had to approve the payment when we picked it up, the employee waited for us 45 minutes till our bank send the authorization! And he made us fill that even it was happy to hang out with us. We made 3800 miles in 28 days and we didn’t have a single problem. Vans are in very good shape and beautifully painted by local artist with really cool designs. ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!
17:55 07 Aug 21
This was the best trip of my life. My friend and I had the best time traveling around in our Santa Cruz campervan. We will be coming back and doing it again for sure!
13:21 03 Jul 21
Really cool way to see the country! We rented a Maverick for two people, which is what it seemed most people we met were doing. Just remember these and the Santa Cruz trucks are built for commercial use, which means minimal suspension, and most dispersed camping roads are not managed. The only draw back to the whole trip was being limited to the places we could go due to this. Consider the jeep 4x4 is available and you’re really adventurous/not camping in actual campgrounds. Despite mileage not being included in the price like other camper van rental companies, We’ll likely be renting again.
19:17 01 Jul 21
I had a blast in the Santa Cruz ESCAPE Campervan. The reservation, and pickup system was smooth and easy even during Covid. The van was set up exactly as advertised. It was easy to drive and had tons of storage for my 3 week road trip. I was a solo traveler but there was definitely enough space for a companion. At first I wasn't really into the color scheme but so many people (especially kids) got a kick out of it that it really added an extra fun element to my trip. The van drop off was quick too. I highly recommend ESCAPE for your campervan needs!
Model Ford Transit Connect
Avg. Model Year 2016
Age of Interior 2019
Engine Size 2.5 L V4 Cylinder
Fuel Tank Size 16 Gallons
Fuel Type Regular Unleaded
Drive System Front Wheel Drive
Power Steering Yes
ABS Brakes Yes
Cruise Control Yes
Curtains Yes, cover all windows
Air Conditioning Yes
Bed Size 119.38 cm (47 in) x 201.93 cm (79.5 in)
Storage Drawers 17.5H x 21.5W x 12.75D. 1 drawer on each side of van.
Freshwater 3.5 gallons
Greywater 3.5 gallons
Length 4.4 m (14.5 ft) - fits in most tent sites
Width 1.83 m (6 ft)
Height 1.85 m (6.07 ft)
Ground Clearance 16 cm (6.3 in)
Rooftop Sleeper Offered? No, this model does not accept rooftop sleepers