1979 VW Westfalia “ELVIS”

  • Sleeps 4
  • Length 15ft
  • Year 1979
Providence, RI
12 reviews

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About this RV

**please note this is a manual transmission**

1979 VW Camper - fully custom!


**A note about Covid-19**

For 2021 we are doing contactless pickup and drop off for everyone’s safety. Find out all about Elvis in the videos below:


We are also supplying everyone with (eco friendly) disposable silverware/plates/cups etc. You can know that the items we provide for you to eat are completely safe.


This wonderful 1979 VW Camper was just Restored with all new custom cabinetry & updated mechanicals. “ELVIS” is a wonderful Bus that can sleep 4. It has a fully functioning brand new fridge/freezer. A sink is installed in the cabinet behind the drivers seat. It has “off grid” power & Water giving you the ability to bring “ELVIS” to even remote campgrounds!

“ELVIS” is a 40 year old vehicle with a manual transmission. If you’re in a rush this vehicle might not be for you 😉 but it’s perfect for exploring Southern New England!

Sorry, no deliveries during 2021

Check out a virtual tour on YouTube of Elvis:


Our bus can not be taken outside of Rhode Island, Massachusetts or Connecticut without expressed permission.

Unfortunately because of Elvis’ age, child seats can’t safely be used. So we have a strict no children under 8 years old policy.

See our other VW Camper “Sweet Pea” here:

https://www.outdoorsy.com/rv-rental/providence_ri/1972_volkswagen_westfalia_58002-listing?ref=p8n5y0Check out 1972 Volkswagen Westfalia “Sweet Pea” on Outdoorsy.

Other things to note

**No travel outside of Massachusetts, Connecticut or Rhode Island***

**No children under 8 years old**

Owned by: Slow Rhode
Typically responds within 12 hours

RV details

1979 Volkswagen Westfalia

15 feet
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: 18 gallons
Water: 8 gallons



Kitchen sink
Stove / range

Other features

Backup camera
Bike rack
Audio inputs
Extra storage


No pets allowed
Festival friendly
No smoking allowed

Additional rules

No climbing on roof

No crossing of Newport Bridge (too steep/windy)

Stay within pre-approved zone (CT, RI & MA only)


Cancellation policy Moderate

  • Free cancellation for 48 hours after booking, as long as you cancel more than 14 days before departure.
  • If cancelled more than 7 days prior to departure:
    • Insurance is refunded
    • 75% of the booking total is refunded
    • The service fee is not refunded
  • If cancelled at least 7 days prior to departure:
    • Insurance is refunded
    • 50% of the booking total is refunded
    • The service fee is not refunded


75 miles free per day
You will be charged $0.63 for every mile over per day.


$218.75 per night
$218.75 per night
No weekly discount
$218.75 per night
No monthly discount
Minimum stay
4 nights
Refundable security deposit

Owner fees



Optional add-ons

bikerack $31.25




12 Reviews

September 2020

We had a wonderful few days riding around Western Mass in ‘Elvis’. Brian made sure all our needs were met - going out of his way to make sure we had a great trip. Elvis was a delight! The sink, refrigerator and camp stove all worked great! Sleeping in Elvis was very comfortable- after we took advantage of the pop-up bed on top. The videos Brian provides are very helpful understanding the nuances o…

Ed Nalband

September 2020

Our experience with Elvis and Brian was 10/10 absolutely unforgettable!

We had a minor issue with the power outlet on the first day and Brian drove 2 hours down to our campground to fix it for us.

We’re already talking about booking for next summer!

Would recommend without hesitation!

Eric Norris

August 2020

Brian was a true pleasure to work with. He was flexible, prompt, accommodating. He also made the hand off very safe and created very complete videos on operating Elvis. It was a breeze. Elvis is a treat, we miss him already.

Alex Piper

August 2020

Nothing short of fantastic! Brian is by far the best host from which i have rented anything. He made my daughter's 21st one for the record books! We will be back!

John Day

August 2020

First, I love Elvis!!

Second, I love the whole vibe Elvis brings with. While driving you will make people happy. People see the van and smile at you and greeting you. Soo lovely.

It is a pleasure rent the van, thank you Brian for sharing Elvis! Further, Brian was super nice and flexible and courteous with the pick up and drop off.

On top of that, This van is lovely equipped with all you need an…

Mona Hansen

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