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Gallery

See inspiring photos and read stories of adventurous, freedom-loving travelers that represent everything we love about the BusLife movement.

Though they come from all over the world, their shared love of Classic VW Buses brings them together. Check out what our official BusLifers Ambassadors are up to by visiting the gallery!

Stories

For many of us, VW Buses are so much more than a way to get around. They represent an entire BusLife lifestyle.

Here, you’ll find stories and travel advice written by BusLifers from all over the world. We hope they inspire you, excite you, and help you feel a sense of belonging.

Got a story of your own you want to share? We’d love to feature it on our site!

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VW Bus Events

We keep track of Classic VW Bus events all over the world.

Check here to keep up to date on upcoming meet-ups, festivals, and car shows put on by VW Bus enthusiasts in your neck of the woods. It’s a great way to get to know other people living their best BusLife.

Hosting an event of your own? Tell us about it!

Passion For The VW BusLife

In 2003, we unexpectedly found our calling in the form of our first Classic VW Bus. She was a white 1971 Bay window campervan. She had a lot of miles to her name, but she was still in perfect shape. We named her Westy. In the years to come, she not only carried us throughout Europe — she initiated us into an inviting, global community that taught us so much about life and joy.

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Our Mission

We share the joy and passion of the BusLife lifestyle by:

  • Connecting fellow VW Bus enthusiasts around the world
  • Inspiring people to share their stories
  • Sharing events that celebrate the BusLife movement
  • Promoting products and services that bring us all together

BusLifers is the go-to place for everything related to the VW BusLife. Whether you currently live in a VW Bus, you spend your free time traveling in your converted bus, or you just have a love for everything a Classic VW Bus represents, you’ll find your tribe here!

Our Values

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Community

The BusLifers community stretches around the world, sharing a bond that goes beyond language barriers and distance. Behind the wheel of the same iconic vehicle, it’s as though we’re all on a glorious adventure together. When we meet fellow BusLifers at the same rest stop, we always strike up a conversation that could spark a lifelong friendship. No matter where in the world we find each other, that special kinship is always there.

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Freedom

Beyond just a means of transportation, Classic VW Buses are rolling homes that can set off wherever the road takes them whether to small nearby campsites, or wide open spaces far off the beaten track. Pack up a lunch for a day trip or mark your map for a weeklong adventure, and the world is yours. When you’re cruising the highway in a Classic VW Bus, you’re free to drive wherever a car can go. Wherever you park, you’re free to set up as if you’d brought home with you.

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Adventure

No matter who you are or how busy your work keeps you, a VW Bus promises the adventure of a weeklong trip to a far-off canyon, a weekend in the mountains, an afternoon at the beach, or a lifetime on the open road. Wherever your heart takes you, your Classic VW Bus will help you get outdoors and explore new places with as many friends and family members as you can fit aboard.

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Authenticity

Sure, there are other ways to travel. But nothing beats taking a road trip in your Classic VW Bus. With simple, nostalgic charm, VW Buses make the journey just as much a part of the experience as the destination is. There’s no better or more
authentic way to travel than from the high-set driver’s seat of a Classic VW Bus.

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BusLifers Newsletter

Join our tribe! We’ll refuel your passion by sending you the best VW BusLife content and inspiration. You will receive news about upcoming VW Bus events, BusLife stories and much more.