Wiganer's campervan business is named the best in the North West

A Wigan woman's campervan hire business has won the title of best provider in North West at UK Transport Awards 2022.

By Holly Pritchard
Sunday, 1st May 2022, 4:55 am

Claire Havey, a healthcare worker from Wigan, co-owns the firm called, Calico Campers with her partner, Mark Armstrong.

The small business, based out of Chester, was born in the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic lockdown which was the perfect opportunity as normal daily life came to a hault.

In that time, they have established themselves as five-star rated and as an award-winning company.

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With demand levels for campervan hire at an all time high, they expanded their fleet with the introduction of a new two-berth Vauxhall Vivaro for hire this year alongside their four-berth Citroen Relay.

The UK Transport Awards 2022, hosted and run by SME News, is now into its third year, rewarding a diverse range of hardworking individuals and firms operating within the transport sector, with categories up for grabs like; most trusted taxi business, best community transport service and best vehicle leasing specialists, also.

Ms Havey said: “Winning the award of Best Campervan Hire Provider in the North West is so special.

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“We’re both working so hard on making sure everyone who hires a campervan from us has the best adventure possible.

"I'm so proud of what we've achieved so far with Calico Campers, and we have big plans for the future."

It is one of the only campervan hire companies across the North West that offers its customers any day pick-up and drop-off, free customer car storage, no hidden fees, unlimited miles at no extra cost and free route planning support.