Shorty: Ford E150
Go Shorty, Go Far
Shorty is a small but mighty Ford E150 camper van. A van like this is a great way to try the vanlife for the first time. Its simple, yet functional design makes camping easy. Plus, its small, nimble design makes driving and parking a breeze.
The comfy bucket seats, Bluetooth radio, backup camera, and keyless power lock, make Shorty perfect for a long-distance trip. Not to mention it has cruise control and gets 12-19 mpg on most roads.
Get some shut-eye after a long day of adventuring in the queen-sized bed that can sleep up to three people. And when you’re not getting in some zzz’s, the bed converts into a dining area with plenty of room for the entire crew. Cook inside or out using the portable dual-burner gas stove provided.
With a state-of-the-art 288WH 1200W Ecoflow River power station, you’ll be able to charge all of your devices, including your laptop, cell phone, or even a small projector. The portable battery system recharges using the van’s engine, which only takes an hour and a half to charge from empty to full. So, just turn on the van or go for a drive when you need more juice!
Even with its small size, Shorty has plenty of storage space too. Store small items like clothes and toiletries under the bed or in the four drawers under the counter. And if you need more storage space, add an extra cargo box that attaches to the hitch.
Travel far in Shorty.
This van is located in Silver Spring, Maryland about 35 miles southwest of Baltimore-Washington Airport (BWI), 15 miles north of Ronald Reagan Airport (DCI), and 31 miles east of Dulles International Airport (IAD).
At a Glance
- Seats: 2
- Sleeps: 2
- Year: 1999
- One-Way: No
- Transmission: Automatic
- Length: 18 feet
- Drive: 2WD (Rear)
- Fuel: Gas
- Pet Friendly: Yes
- May-Sept Minimum Nights: 2
- Oct-April Minimum Nights: 2
- Audio Inputs
- Backup Camera
- Dining Table
- Extra Storage
- Kitchen Sink
- Outside Shower
- Stove / Range
- Tow Hitch
Hop in and Go
All vans are considered “road trip ready.” Whether you are flying in from out of town or looking to explore your own backyard, all you really need to do is stop for groceries before hitting the road. All cookware and tableware is included, as is bedding and a wide array of camping gear. You’ll be sent a detailed list of all the items included in the van before your trip so you can plan accordingly. Select any of the optional add-ons listed below when completing your reservation.
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Pick Up and Drop Off
Rentals are Calculated on a 24-hour Basis: The rental period is generally considered to be 24 hours. If you pick up the van at 10 am, you’ll be expected to return it around 10 am. Most van owners can accommodate requests for a few extra hours at $20/hour. Alternatively, if you want to pick up in the morning and drop off in the evening, simply select the optional half day add-on when completing your reservation.
Pick Up and Drop Off Time: There is no set pick up and drop off time. You’ll make arrangements suited to your needs and schedule with the van’s owner. You can indicate your preferred pick up and drop off time when completing your reservation; final arrangements will be confirmed with the van’s owner.
How to Have the Best Time Ever
Need inspiration on where to go? Or help in selecting a campground? We’ve got you covered! Be sure to visit our Insider Tips page for suggested routes and the inside skinny on how to have the most fun ever!
FAQs and Renter Policies
We’re always happy to answer your questions by phone or email so please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We’ve also put together this handy Frequently Asked Questions and encourage you to familiarize yourself with our Renter Policies.
Standard cancellation policy: You can reschedule your trip one time in the same van with no penalty up to 48 hours prior to the rental. Requests to reschedule a trip a second time will incur a 5% rescheduling fee. You can cancel your reservation for a full refund, less a 5% service fee, up to 14 days prior to the rental. If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the rental, you will receive a refund for 50% of the rental fee. Cancellations must be made in writing. We are unable to offer refunds for shortened trips if for some reason (e.g. weather, change in schedule) you return the vehicle early. If we cancel the reservation you will receive a full refund.
One-way trip cancellation policy: One-way trips cannot be rescheduled. You can cancel your reservation for a full refund, less a 5% service fee, up to 30 days prior to the rental. If you cancel 15 – 29 days prior to the rental, you will forfeit 100% of the one-way fee and receive a full refund on the remaining reservation line items, less a 5% service fee. If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the rental, you will forfeit 100% of the one-way fee and receive a refund for 50% of the remaining rental fees. Cancellations must be made in writing.