Rock and Roll Beds are the name given to the type of beds, that you will find in the back of a VW camper van. Typically these beds will convert from a seat, into a bed.
There are a wide variety of Rock And Roll Bed styles available, and it is important that you choose the right one for your needs. The most important decision to make when looking at Rock and Roll beds is whether you want to be able to carry passengers on the Rock and Roll Bed seat when the bed is not in use. This decision will have an impact on the price of the rock and Roll beds that you choose from.
If you do not want to carry passengers, then you will be able to use a non crash tested Rock and Roll bed, and these are readily available, and come in a variety of sizes, and colors.
If however, you want to buy a Crash Tested, TUV approved Rock and Roll Bed, then we can only recommend two brands, the RIB Rock and Roll Beds and the Variotech Rock and Roll Beds.
These beds, will set you back a fair old chunk of money, but we have got to say, if you are going to have a Rock and Roll Bed that you want to transport people on, then safety can't be overlooked and these beds are worth their weight in gold.
What does a Rock And Roll Bed Cost?
A Rock and Roll bed costs anywhere from £500 through to over £4,000. The difference between the two is that at the cheaper end of the Rock and Roll bed is that you have a seat which is ideal to chill out on, maybe watch a movie if you have a flip down TV, however actually sitting on the cheap Rock and Roll bed is a no no! These beds will not be supplied with seat belts, and any company saying they can fit seat belts to a cheap seat, should be viewed as dubious at the very least - do not fit seatbelts to cheap rock and roll beds. on the other hand, the £4,000 seats, they are full crash tested and are safe to carry passengers on. don't be put off though, Rock and Roll Beds that can carry passengers on start at around the £1,900 mark - they really are a great investment.
The higher end Rock and Roll Beds made by R.I.B and Variotech, finish their beds in a wide variety of fabrics, ranging from original VW cloth, through to luxury leather. The beds are often made to order, and as such, you can have them customised as and how you please. Please be aware that the turn around time on a custom Rock and Roll Bed typically is about 3 weeks.
How to Fit a Rock And Roll Bed
A Rock and Roll Bed is an important item to fit properly. Due to the fact that you might be carrying passengers on the bed, and also due to the fact that you will be sleeping on it, you want to have it attached to your van correctly. That isn't mentioning the fact that it is also important to fit the bed properly, so that you don't cause any damage to the actual van. taken these main points into consideration, we would always recomend getting a professional company to fit the Rock and Roll Bed to your van, or an experienced person who can guide you along if this is your first Rock and Roll Bed.