MoonShade Review: A Portable, Budget-friendly Van Awning

MoonShade Review: A Portable, Budget-friendly   Van Awning
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If you’re putting the finishing touches on your van conversion, you may be wondering whether the price of a camper van awning is worth it. Some of the best van awnings, like the Fiama 65 awning that I had on my first Sprinter Van, run up to $2,000! Personally, it seems like a hefty price to pay for shade, which is why I opted against one of these awnings as my newest van was being built out by Outside Van. I also didn’t want anything hanging off of the van that would affect my gas mileage or make it obvious that the van was, in fact, a camper.

Then, we spent an entire summer traveling in my current Sprinter Van without an awning, and I started to wonder if I made a mistake, especially when we were at music festivals or car camping with friends for a few days. However, I didn’t use the awning in my first van enough to justify the price, so I relied on bulky pop-up shade structures that took up precious room in our van garage. Or I’d strategically par.... Continue Reading at Bear Foot Theory



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