Tootsie - She Ain't Sexy, But She's A Fully Capable Workhorse

4(4)
Class BJackson, WY
2 seatbeltsSleeps 221 ftYear 2017
100 miles/day freeGenerator includedEasy to DriveGood for couples

Meet your host, Vanture Capital LLC

Member since 2020

Hi there! I'm Caroline. Though based out of Wyoming, I work remotely as often as possible, often jumping between #vanlife and house swaps. I love travel, and you can follow along on my adventures at instagram.com/crfabacher


Class BRental #187449

She ain't the sexiest build, but she's fully capable and ready to deliver. With sleeping capacity for two, a full kitchen, and a bathroom, you've got all your creature comforts at hand. You’ll love your trip so much that you're going to want to buy her. How do I know that? Because it happened to me. A couple months after taking a trip in this van, I was able to acquire her from her prior Outdoorsy owner. So, although Tootsie doesn't have many reviews yet, she's no stranger to Outdoorsy and neither am I!
The driver's side bed measures 30" x 74" - so if you're taller than 5'9"ish this will not be a good fit. The passenger side bed measures 30" x 80" in length, which will fit a person 6' 6" just fine, however there is no slide out for this bed.
Plenty of storage, solar, custom shades for "stealth" camping, built in generator, AC, and all the other RV amenities. Also comes with the shore power cord, water hose, dump hoses, and water filter.
You must be plugged into shore power OR have the generator on if you want to run the A/C, microwave, or plug anything in that requires a standard 110V electrical outlet.
Everything else runs off the house batteries that recharges either by driving the RV (couple of hours), the solar panels, propane, or being plugged into shore power - these items include the refrigerator, water pump, heater, inside lights, USB charging ports, exhaust fans, hot water heater, tank warmers, TV, and radio/receiver for TV.
There are no furnishings, utensils, or other supplies provided, thus the low price - your trip is fully customizable. You'll need to bring your own supplies/dishes/pots/pans/pillow/linen/etc. Alternatively, I have an extensive list of add-ons for you to rent what you need.

  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Seats: 2 seatbelts
  • Fresh water tank: 21 gallons
  • Fuel: Gas


Owner rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • No music festivals
  • Tailgating not allowed
  • No smoking

Rates

  • Daily$279.00 /night
  • Weekly$251.10 /night9.9% discount
  • Monthly$245.52 /night12% discount
Minimum stay
4 nights
Refundable security deposit
$1,500.00
24/7 unlimited roadside assistance
Learn more about Roadside Assistance

Policies

Cancellation policy strict
  • Free cancellation for 48 hours after booking, as long as you cancel more than 14 days before departure.
  • If canceled more than 14 days prior to departure:
    • Insurance is refunded
    • 50% of the booking total is refunded
    • The service fee is not refunded
  • If canceled within 14 days prior to departure:
    • Insurance is refunded
    • 0% of the booking total is refunded
    • The service fee is not refunded
Mileage
100 miles free per day You will be charged $0.35 for every mile over per day.
Generator usage
5 free generator hours per day If you exceed the included hours you will be charged $5.00 per hour.

Owner fees

  • This is a mandatory cleaning fee, since the vehicle must be thoroughly sanitized between rentals. This fee, unlike the deep clean fee, is mandatory.



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Enhance your trip

  • Airport pickup or drop off. Pricing is each way, so select 2x if you want a pick up and a drop off.

  • $20 cost per set for entire trip. Freshly laundered set of sheets, comforter, pillow, and additional blanket available for one or two beds.

  • Spatulas, knives, measuring spoons and cups, cutting board, etc.


Availability

This rental has a 4 night minimum.
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Tootsie - She Ain't Sexy, But She's A Fully Capable Workhorse

Reviews

(4)

Tootsie - She Ain't Sexy, But She's A Fully Capable Workhorse

Cleanliness

4.75

Mechanical

4.25

Value

3.75

Listing Accuracy

4.75

About the host, Vanture Capital LLC

Communication

4.5
More about Vanture Capital LLC

Lorraine S.

March 20214

This was our first experience RVing and we had a great time. We were able to transport our tandem bike between the beds in Tootsie, entering from the back doors which was so convenient. We enjoyed staying at both State parks and private RV parks in the hill country, riding the trails daily. Traveling in an RV during the pandemic made us feel quite safe being able to use our own toilet and kitchen and spending alot of time outdoors. There was just enough storage space to accomodate our groceries and clothing for the week. We were comfortable and cozy in the space. We were very appreciative of Caroline working with us to postpone our trip a week to get past the nasty Texas freeze.

2 Photos submitted by Lorraine S.

A P.

February 20211

We had an excellent trip going to Big Bend with Tootsie - she is functional. However we had a terrible experience with the owner, and we strongly don't recommend renting. We were unfairly charged a high amount of extra charges when returning the van, primarily some maintenance costs that should have been assumed by the owner. We honestly felt like cash cows and this very much tainted the memory of our trip. Caroline was very responsive before and after the trip to make the cost as high as possible, but she was not actually handling the renting. Be aware that you cannot rely on the information provided by her assistant, in particular related to the return form.

Caroline’s answer

There were no maintenance costs assessed for this rental. There were damage costs assessed for this rental.

Lillian W.

January 20215

OMG I had the most amazing camping experience in Big Bend National Park thanks to Tootsie. Went in the dead of winter with freezing temps outside and Tootsie stayed nice and toasty (she was plugged in). I did one slightly warmer night of remote camping and still felt very comfortable. I slept like a baby. She Drove easily on rocky roads and even some very light snow. Everything was functional, great speakers to jam to. Though I couldn't figure out how to turn off the outside speakers, so some of my neighbors might have heard the music too. Microwave works if plugged in, otherwise I used the gas stove. Everything I needed and more!

1 Photo submitted by Lillian W.

Grace M.

December 20205

I am so glad we rented Tootsie for our Big Bend trip. She was everything we needed as 2 people doing something very new. Between Caroline & Lauren, we were well taken care of & they were very responsive to questions. We have never worked with a camper before but orientation / walk through gave us all the info we needed as to operation of hook ups / heat etc. This trip was much easier than I would have thought. Although she looks huge when you first see Tootsie, she is very comfortable to drive and doesn’t feel top heavy. Perfect size kitchen / bathroom / beds / storage for 2 people. I believe we got about 16 miles per gallon. There is no spare tire. There is a bike rack but only for 1 bike. If I get back to Austin I will be renting again! We ran into many on the trails that were jealous of our camper.

4 Photos submitted by Grace M.


Have a question?Get answers directly from the owner

Q.What flexibility is available for picking up and dropping off the RV?
A.
It is important that we do drop off and return during daylight hours to be able to walk you through all of the features and make sure everything is clean and working and in good order. If you would like the ability to do a walk through the day before your trip (optional ability to load the vehicle the day before), you may purchase an "Early Pickup" add-on. This fee both allows you to do a walk through before pickup AND pick up the van on the day of your rental before 9 a.m.


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