Welcome to Jakarta VW Campervan – Selamat datang di Jakarta VW Campervan

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Welcome to Jakarta VW Campervan, the first & the only Volkswagen classic campervan rental company in Indonesia.
Selamat datang di Jakarta VW Campervan, tempat penyewaan (rental) mobil Volkswagen Campervan klasik pertama & satu-satunya di Indonesia.

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VW Campervan is the most famous campervan in the world. They pioneered the campervan world as we know it today back in the 1950’s. The combination of a compact van equipped with all the basics of your home was & still is the most practical combination to explore the world far beyond the imaginary fence of your home. The words freedomadventure are what to describe these vans.  And now, they are here in Indonesia & available for rental, for yourself or with your family, friends & loved ones, for a weekend camping or simply a day trip picnic outside the town.
VW Campervan adalah kendaraan campervan yang paling terkenal sedunia. VW memelopori jenis kendaraan yang sekarang disebut campervan ini di tahun 1950-an. Kendaraan jenis ini sangat populer karena Anda dapat membawa rumah secara praktis untuk dibawa jalan-jalan keluar. Bebas menjelajah adalah dua kata yang sangat jelas mendefinisikannya. Sekarang, campervan ini telah hadir di Indonesia & tersedia untuk disewa untuk Anda sendiri, atau untuk mengajak sekeluarga camping di akhir pekan atau piknik keluar kota, bersama teman atau siapa saja yang Anda cintai.

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Jakarta VW Campervan is a family-run business. Sitting proudly in the driver’s seat is Doddy, the owner, a Volkswagen enthusiast & a classic rock lover. We pride ourselves on our hire vans being of the best quality, providing comfort, reliability & that all important classic style.
Jakarta VW Campervan adalah usaha keluarga yang disupiri oleh Doddy, sang pemilik, seorang penggemar VW & juga seorang pecinta musik rock klasik. Kami merasa bangga bahwa semua kendaraan kami berkualitas tinggi, nyaman, handal & bercita rasa klasik.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers – 1963 Volkswagen Splitbus

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Deep Purple – 1979 Volkswagen Kombi

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Pink Floyd – Volkswagen Samba replica

We’re based in south of Jakarta, within easy reach from Pasar Minggu exit of JORR toll road & is only 10 minutes walk from Tanjung Barat train station. To reach us, please call at +62 813 1031 4210, or email us at vwcampervan.jakarta@yahoo.co.id. We recommend you to read the FAQs, as well.
Kami berlokasi di Jakarta Selatan, dekat pintu keluar Pasar Minggu di jalan tol JORR & hanya berjarak 10 menit jalan kaki dari stasiun Commuter Line Tanjung Barat. Untuk menghubungi kami, silahkan telepon di nomor +62 813 1031 4210 atau lewat imel vwcampervan.jakarta@yahoo.co.id. Kami juga menyarankan Anda untuk membaca FAQ terlebih dahulu untuk mendapatkan banyak informasi lainnya..

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Rental Prices – Tarif Sewa

The rental prices is available here.
Tarif sewa dapat dilihat disini.

Please call +62 813 1031 4210 for booking.
Mohon telepon kami di nomor +62 813 1031 4210 untuk pemesanan.

Hope you visit us soon.
Kami tunggu kedatangannya segera.

Warm regards – Salam hangat,

Jakarta VW Campervan

VW Beetle Camping

Two weeks ago, during the fasting month of Ramadhan, my friend & I went for a camping at Ciapus area, Bogor, about 65km away from Jakarta. This time, we drove our Volkswagen 1303 Super Beetle. I was by myself  & my friend brought his 3.5yo daughter & 6.5yo all-black German Shepherd.

The road is pretty much in good condition, though we had to pass some bad traffic areas & several hundreds meter of bad road. The camping ground elevation is about 400m, so not that hot neither that cold, by the foot of Salak mountain in the middle of pine forest. Good thing is, the cell phone signal is acceptable, so you are still connected to the world…

Other good thing is, due to fasting month, there was only us in the camping ground; 3 humans & 1 dog. Felt like our own personal camping ground. We were also allowed to drive our cars & parked them inside the camping ground. On normal days, the cars are parked outside the camping ground.

The toilets (squat type) & bathrooms are available with clean running water, spring water. The toilet is lit at night. Also, places for wudhu or washing your dishes are located in the same area, about 50m away from our tents.

Actually some shops are available there but all of them were closed during Ramadhan. When they are open, instant noodles, snacks & hot-cold drinks are available. Rice & heavy dishes only available upon request.

There is a pool on the nearby river where we can swim safely. The spring water is clean, clear & fresh. The size is about 10m x 10m. The deepest part is 150cm with rocks on the pool floor. The location is about 100m from our tents.

The name of the place is purposely not written here to maintain the ‘privacy’. Please contact us directly if you are interested to visit it.

Here are some photographs with some famous camping quotes:

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The view from my weekend motel.

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Our security – all black German Shepherd

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If you are interested to rent this classic Volkswagen 1303 Super Beetle for any events, please call us at +62 813 1031 4210.

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Visiting Terror Garage, Bandung

Last weekend, SBO (Super Beetle Owner) Indonesia community had an opportunity to visit an extra-ordinary the one-only place in Bandung, called Terror Garage. It’s a workshop, a shop, a personal gallery or you may call it an automobile museum, displaying rare, exotic & collectable Volkswagen & Porsche cars. Nobody feels comfortable to talk about the price, just enjoying the cars…

The gallery has two stories. The RWB custom Porsche are displayed on ground floor. The rare classic vintage VW & Porsche are displayed on the basement.

Here are some of the pictures to share, for your eyes only…

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There are five Porsche on the ground floor; four are RWB custom & one is standard.

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The Silver Porsche 911 RWB

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The Porsche 911 Speedster with a removable aluminium roof

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The aluminium roof is designed & manufactured by Terror Garage, claimed to be the one & only in the world.

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The Blue Porsche 911 RWB

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The RWB rear wing: tall & complex aerodynamic design but beautiful. 

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The Green Porsche 911 RWB

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1954 Rometsch Beeskow (I bet you have never heard it before), a cabriolet made by Rometsch karosserie using VW Type 1 platform. There are only 32 confirmed survivors worldwide & one of them is displayed comfortably here. A 3rd seat was installed behind the driver seat, turned by 90 degree, facing sideways…

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In total, there are 13 super high value cars here in the basement…

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A very well built Volkswagen Type 14 Karmann-Ghia. There are two of them here.

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There are also two Volkswagen Type 34 Karmann-Ghia

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There are three Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle split-oval (1946-1952). The left one has an original paint with the original European license plate somewhere…

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A very rare Volkswagen Type 2 Deluxe Microbus aka Samba with 23-windows & original two-tone factory paint design.

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The 2nd VW bus is the early version of the T1 (untill 1955) aka Barndoor or T1a.

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This is a Volksrod or Rodbug, a rod-style custom VW Beetle, & built from an Oval Beetle (1952-1958). Builder: unknown, but I suspect it was Terror Garage themselves…

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I think the most unnoticed displayed car is this Volkswagen Type 3 (1961-1973), Squareback aka Variant…

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The only Porsche displayed here is Porsche 356, the Porsche’s first production automobile (1948-1965), therefore it’s one of the most hunted by Porsche collectors in the world. This particular one is the Porsche 1500S (1500cc engine, Luxury version).

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The owner of Terror Garage is also a collector of VW & Porsche diecast models. There are more than 1 thousand pieces in this rack…

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One cozy corner in the gallery

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Get your calculator & start estimating the value of these six piece of fine German metals.

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One high-value property is this Tempo Matador, the only one available in the country. Tempo Matador is built by Tempo company in German using a front mounted 25HP Volkswagen 1100cc motor & front wheel drive. 

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The 3rd Type 14 Karmann-Ghia, slammed & narrowed, custom-built by Terror Garage themselves.

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A custom Beetle built by Terror Garage.

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A Barndoor ambulance in rat style.

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A dragster bug

 

 

Unfortunately the gallery is not open for public. Nevertheless, the owner of Terror Garage welcomes for any VW clubs or communities to visit by appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

Jakarta VW Campervan in Auto Bild Magazine

Auto Bild is a leading German automobile magazine based in Hamburg, Germany. Auto Bild was first published in the last week of February 1986. Auto Bild with its worldwide licensed editions, of which more than 7 million copies are sold every month, is published in 36 countries, including Indonesia.

In June 2016, Auto Bild Indonesia published a special holiday edition (in Indonesian language: Edisi Spesial Liburan) with Jakarta VW Campervan  as one of the main features. The VW Campervans picture is on the cover page.

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The Cover Page of Auto Bild magazine Indonesia, 344th edition, June 2016

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The centerfold of the magazine. The title says: “Traveling in Hippies Style”. You know what it means, don’t you?

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Nice weather & blue sky during the interview

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The Auto Bild magazine crew

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The interview & photo session were taken at a park in our complex, South Jakarta. Now, the park is gone & mall-office-apartment-hotel facility is being constructed there.

Please call us at +62 813 1031 4210 for more information.

Pink Floyd as a Photo-booth at ITB 89 reunion

It was a bright sunny day on Saturday, 6 August 2016. I drove Pink Floyd early morning before sunrise from Jakarta heading to Ciumbeuleuit area, north of Bandung. It was a 150km smooth driving; nice traffic, nice weather, nice ride, healthy driver & awesome car.

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Pink Floyd somewhere nearby Bumi Sangkuriang, Ciumbeuleuit area, Bandung…

The alumni of Bandung Institute of Technology class of 1989 (hence called ITB89) held a reunion at Bumi Sangkuriang, a vintage Dutch place. Pink Floyd campervan was brought in to serve as a background of a photo-booth.

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Pink Floyd campervan as a photo-booth with begonia flower plants at the foreground…

Here the pictures of the photo-booth taken by a photography service company from Bandung, including the event frame. “Because we are family”.

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Komunitas In Harmonia Gowesio (bicycle community) of ITB 89

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Alumni of Planology Engineering (PL – Teknik Planologi) of ITB89…

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Alumni of Mechanical Engineering (MS – Teknik Mesin) of ITB89…

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Alumni of Petroleum Engineering (TM – Teknik Perminyakan) of ITB89…

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Alumni of Environmental Engineering (TL – Teknik Lingkungan) of ITB89…

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Alumni of Chemical Engineering (TK – Teknik Kimia) of ITB89…

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Alumni of Informatics Engineering (IF – Teknik Informatika) of ITB89…

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Alumni of Art & Design Faculty (FSRD – Fakultas Seni Rupa & Desain) of ITB89…

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Alumni of Electrical Engineering (EL – Teknik Elektro) of ITB89…

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The Last Eighties Band (TLE), the celebrities of ITB 89…

Campervan & props are provided by Jakarta VW Campervan.

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If you are interested to rent this Samba style Campervan as a photo-booth or others, please call +62 813 1031 4210 for inquiry.
Jika Anda berminat menyewa VW Campervan Samba ini untuk keperluan photo-booth atau lainnya, mohon telepon kami di nomor +62 813 1031 4210.

Pink Floyd Concert in Gunung Pancar

The Mountains are my Bones,
the Rivers my Veins.
The Forests are my Thoughts,
and the Stars are my Dreams.
The Ocean is my Heart,
its pounding is my Pulse.
The Songs of the Earth
write the Music of my Soul.

Just a few days before the Eid festival last week in early July 2016, we brought Pink Floyd campervan to Gunung Pancar for family camping. Here are the photo essay:

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We wish you & your loved ones a blessed Eid…

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Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt… (John Muir)

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The earth has music for those who listen…

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Alone with myself the trees bend to caress me. The shades hug my heart… (Candy Polgar)

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Nature never goes out of style…

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Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better…

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Nature is not a place to visit. It is home… (Gary Snyder)

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Home is where you park it…

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You will find something more in the woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters… (St. Bernard)

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Nature is pleased with simplicity and nature is no dummy… (Isaac Newton)

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These are the ingredients for Chili Con Carne; one of the best dish at the camping ground…

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A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature… (Seneca)

If you are interested to rent this Samba style Campervan, please call +62 813 1031 4210 for inquiry.
Jika Anda berminat menyewa VW Campervan Samba ini, mohon telepon kami di nomor +62 813 1031 4210.

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To me, a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug… (Helen Keller)

Pink Floyd in Eutrodicted 2016

Eutrodicted 2016 is the 1st anniversary celebration of the Euro Retro Enthusiast community. Judging from the name, yes they are a group of European multi-brand retro classic cars owners & enthusiasts, based in Jakarta.

It was a bright Sunday, 22 May 2016. The event was held at Mitra Terrace, a dining & hang-out place at Jalan Gatot Subroto, South Jakarta. According to the committee, there were more than 190 European cars & more than 500 visitors attending the celebration.

Jakarta VW Campervan was represented by Pink Floyd campervan in full-power, displaying most of the props & attracting many visitors. Families, couples, singles, girls, boys, women, men, children, youths, adults, etc. posed themselves & took pictures of the attractive pinky campervan. Many of them have never seen it before.

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At the end of the day, Pink Floyd got two awards:
1. The Best People’s Choice.
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. Retroisme magazine’s Best Pick.

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Thank you Euro Retro enthusiast. See you in Eutrodicted 2017. All the best.

Here the photographs of the campervan at the event.

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If you are interested to rent this Samba style Campervan, please call +62 813 1031 4210 for inquiry.
Jika Anda berminat menyewa VW Campervan Samba ini, mohon telepon kami di nomor +62 813 1031 4210.

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