Buying a Used Motorhome: 12 Step Guide

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Let Oaktree take the stress out of buying a used motorhome with our simple 12-step guide

Diane and kids, delighted with their motorhome!Buying a used motorhome doesn’t have to be a stressful process. Our Customers value our ‘no hassle’ approach.  After all, you do not want to be ambushed by a salesman as soon as you show interest in a vehicle. Constantly followed around looking over your shoulder.  We leave all our vehicles unlocked and open for you to browse at your leisure.  We hope you find our approach as an enjoyable one. We’re here to help, not hassle you.
Read our 12 step guide to a stress-free used motorhome buying experience.

Step 1 – The idea grabs you!

  • We need a stress-free lifestyle
  • We need to relax
  • We need to travel more, expand our horizons, both in the UK and further abroad
  • We need to spend quality time with the family or just on our own

Step 2 – Just Imagine..!

Close your eyes, relax and imagine those amazing motorhome adventures

Step 3 – We need…

  • Discuss berths & layouts with spouse/partner (Double/French/Singles, etc)
  • Discuss what’s affordable. get an idea of your monthly budget
  • Google for “Used Motorhome Specialists
  • Visit the Oaktree website and start comparing over 75 vehicles

Step 4 – Visit us

Get in the car and visit us in Awsworth, Nottinghamshire, NG16 2HH. We’re open 7 days a week. And you’ll find directions here. When you drive into our site you can park up and pop into reception if you need the loo.

Step 5 – Stress-free Browsing

When you’re ready you can calmly browse our huge range of over 75 motorhomes. Inside them too as we leave all the vehicles unlocked to make it easy for you, so take a good look around.

Jason and his friend pick up a fantastic motorhome!DON’T PANIC! You won’t get pounced on by aggressive sales guys. We leave you alone until you need help but we’re always around to explain. if asked, we’ll suggest alternatives that you might not have considered. If there’s no one around, pop into reception and have a cup of tea/coffee/hot chocolate and a snack. Browsing over 75 vans can be exhausting.

Step 6 – Make a shortlist

Make a list of must-haves & extras. You often get loads of extras with a used van such as satellite TV, awning or bike rack.

Step 7 – Take a break

So far, so good? Take a break in our comfy reception and have another cup of tea/coffee/hot chocolate and a snack.

More motorhomes to view? Goto Step 5

When buying a used motorhome, consider the complete Oaktree package:

  • Our prices are competitive
  • We can provide competitive finance up to 10 years
  • We give you 3 years RAC warranty – FREE
  • We give you 12 months MOT – FREE
  • We give you 12 months Road Tax – FREE
  • We provide a full habitation check and engine service – FREE

Oaktree does more and goes further to make your experience as stress-free as possible than any other used motorhome dealer. Don’t take our word for it, read our reviews

Step 9 – Excitement builds!

You’re now excited to have chosen a most wonderful used motorhome. The images of those amazing adventures are flooding through your mind. Not long now.
Let us help you through all the paperwork and finance stuff. We’ll make it as easy as possible for you.

Step 10 – All sorted!

All sorted! Excellent! We’ll book your vehicle into the workshop and completely clean it from top to bottom, inside and out. We’ll also service the engine, check the cam-belt, MOT and tax it ready for you to pick up. Remember… It’s a complete package designed to delight you!

Step 11 – Customer Handover


Jay hands over a motorhome to a happy customer!Whether you’re new to motorhoming, or an experienced hand, each motorhome comes with different equipment. No problem. Our comprehensive handover to you may take a 1-2 hours but we cover everything, including the kitchen sink. If you forget something afterwards then call us. We’re always on-hand to guide you through it again. We don’t mind. In fact… we insist.

We’d love to add you to our ever-growing gallery of happy customers!

Step 12 – Enjoyment!

But don’t forget to call us if you need a hand


Best wishes from all of us at Oaktree Motorhomes!

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