Buster: The Converted Bus! Beginner Friendly!

4.67 reviews
Camper vanSan Jose, CA
2 guests
Sleeps 2
20 ft. long
Pet friendly

Hello fellow adventurers and their furry friends! My name is Buster and I'm the perfect home for two. You can easily stand and walk around it me, plenty of space in the bed to stretch out your legs after a long day.

For chilly nights I've got a heater and for warm nights I've got a remote controlled roof fan!

I have 3 outlets that you can use when connected to shore power (multiple types of adaptors). The other 3 outlets are battery + solar powered that you can use whenever.

Buster is a custom, professional conversion fully equipped with a full-sized bed perfect for 2, electric pump powered sink, and tons of storage space underneath for all of your adventure gear!

Buster the diesel bus is a dream to drive, with all the bells and whistles. Perfect for your ultimate road trip.

What's included

Fresh sheets, pillows, and blankets.
Cups, bowls, and utensils.
Toiletries such as shampoo/conditioner, soap, wet-wipes/baby-wipes/disinfectant-wipes, hand sanitizer, GPS, masks, and more!
Comfort kit with sleeping mask, slippers, earplugs, toothpaste/toothbrush, and more!
Boogie board !!!

Recommendations

I'm perfect for both overnight sleepovers by the beach or at a camping ground!
I've been on huge road trips all the way from California to New York!

My favorite spots near me:
Monterey, Carmel, and Santa Cruz
Sentinel Campground — Kings Canyon National Park.
June Lake Campground — June Lake.
Kirk Creek Campground — Los Padres National Forest.
Silver Strand State Beach — San Diego, CA.
Fiddlers Cove — San Diego, CA.

I recommend iOverlander (iPhone app) that will show you spots to park, RV camps, and side streets that people recommend. I also recommend recreation.gov (iPhone app) where you can find stuff to do like parks and hikes!

My personal favorite favorite place is this beautiful beach in Davenport! I always go to downtown Santa Cruz before to explore, shop and eat dinner then sleep overnight at a spot near the beach. In the morning I climb down a cliff to hit the beach and lunch at a cafe across the street. Message me and I'll let you know more cool spots!

Other things to note

Toilet use has a $300 cleaning fee for compost. Please let me know ahead of time if you need to use it.


Features

2000 Ford Ford F350 Duel 7.3 Diesel
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 seatbelts
  • Fresh water: 30 gal
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Automatic transmission
  • Gray water: 6 gal

Amenities

  • Outside shower
  • Generator
  • Solar
  • TV / DVD
  • Dining table
  • Kitchen sink
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heater

Meet your host, Yan

Member since 2021

Hey I'm Yan, I'm an avid vanlifer and had lots of fun adventures on the road. I'm looking forward to sharing them with you, through my bus, Buster!

Usually answers in less than 24 hours


Rules and policies

  • Pet friendly
  • Tailgating friendly
  • No music festivals
  • No smoking
  • Mileage: 50 free miles / day
  • Unlimited generator hours

Smoking of all kind inside is not allowed and will result in a $200 deduction from the security deposit.
Climbing up to the roof patio is up to your discretion and you agree to release the owner from any liability.

24/7 roadside assistance
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Roadside assistance on every rental, plus help planning your trip or operating the RV.

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Add-ons

Enhance your trip with these add-ons. Available at checkout.

Festival Fee
Burning man festival necessity add on
$3,000.00
/each

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There’s a 6 night minimum stay

Fees
  • Security deposit: $750.00 (refundable)
  • Prep fee: $75.00. This fee will cover preparing and sanitizing the unit prior to each rental.
Buster: The Converted Bus! Beginner Friendly!

Dates




Reviews

(4.6)

4.4
88 %
4.2
84 %
4.4
88 %
4.6
92 %

Cleanliness

4.4

Maintenance

4.2

Value

4.4

Listing Accuracy

4.6

Guest photos

Jess F.

September 20223

Yan’s answer

Thank you for the review Jess! I understand your frustration, there were cleaning fees when attending Burning Man that were made clear before. As well as the tolls you passed through that got charged to me, that I asked you to pay with no response. I hope everything works out for you and thank you for giving me the opportunity to host you.

Anni G.

July 20225

We went camping with Buster and it was just enough space and convince to make the trip easygoing!

Elliot F.

June 20225

Great vehicle to drive, tons of storage space and very useful amenities included! Buster helped keep our tents and shelter attached to the ground during a windstorm in the festival and was very comfortable to sleep in at night. The lights and fan were nice to have inside, and worked great using just the solar panel. We were also able to keep all our devices charged using just the solar panel.

3 Photos submitted by Elliot F.

Isabel L.

May 20225

We had a blast exploring California for a week with Buster! It has a wonderful rustic charm, a great roof deck, tons of storage space for your things, and a comfortable bed. We made it from Yosemite to Joshua Tree to Big Sur, and Buster was an awesome way to experience those beautiful places. The host was responsive, and we had a great time! Recommendable experience :)

4 Photos submitted by Isabel L.

Emily L.

April 20225

Yan’s answer

Thank you Emily for the 5 stars I’m glad you enjoyed your trip!

Bria K.

February 20225

Yan was a quick communicator and was kind enough to make trip suggestions. The cleanliness of the van was not what we had hoped for because there was hair all over the sheets and bed so we used our own bedsheets. We decided to wipe the surfaces down after that and our Clorox wipes were brown after we cleaned. Yan was kind enough to offer refund some money back and explained he had cleaners but not so sure they did anything to the van if that’s true. Mechanically the van worked fine and got us from point A to point B. The price we paid and what we got was really not worth it. $410 for 2 nights is better spent somewhere else (and the outdoor shower listed is just a bag you sit in the sun). Mostly like warmer tent camping with plugs. Still giving 5 stars because Yan was really kind and some people may not feel as meh about the van as we did.

3 Photos submitted by Bria K.


Have a question?Get answers directly from the owner

Q.What flexibility is available for picking up and dropping off the RV?
A.
Between 3 and 8pm, please let me know in advance when you will be coming so I can greet you.

Location

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San Jose, California

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