How to Use Your Motorhome to Run a Business

New Zealand is the ultimate gateway for outdoor enthusiasts. There is so much to see and do in the country: bungee jumping, ziplining, kayaking, cycling, among many others. And a motorhome offers you the chance to do it all while having a home away from home.

However, it is one thing to want to travel across New Zealand and quite another to actually do it. There is always the issue of money: how are you going to afford it all? On average, the cost of living here ranges from $3,000 to $5,000 for two people. That money has to come from somewhere. So, where? What businesses can you run from your motorhome that will enable you to travel and pay the bills?

Food truck

If you love food, you can make a business out of it by operating a food truck. It does not need to be very big. One half could serve as a business space and the other half could serve as liveable space. It would take some doing and a good RV renovation company, but it can be done.

To make this kind of business work, you need to think outside the box. First, find out what health requirements you have to fulfil to be able to operate across multiple areas of NZ. You can also start a vlog showing your adventures with cooking and running a food truck business. In each area you settle in for a while, stock up on food supplies and opt for a menu with local flavour. In your downtime, relax and sightsee before moving on to your next destination.


team of photographersTravel and photography tend to go hand in hand and are worth considering. Nothing beats nature when it comes to beauty. Every destination you arrive at will offer you something new and unique that is worth capturing.

The internet has many outlets that you can use to sell your photography. Apart from participating in local and international photography contests, you can also use sites like Shutterstock, Getty Images, Adobe Stock, and even Etsy. The money you generate through these sites can help boost your income while you are on the road.

Drawing and Painting

With so much beauty on offer, New Zealand is an excellent source of inspiration to aspiring artists. The kind of vistas you can capture would be unlike anything people have seen before. And there is always a market for beautiful things. You can sell the drawings and paintings that you create online or through your own Shopify channel. Social media platforms can serve as a marketing tool too to raise awareness concerning your artwork.

Graphic Design

If you love graphic design, you should definitely consider it as an income-generating tool. Your digital works can be created on the computer and emailed to your clients. Payment can be done via digital payment platforms like PayPal and Payoneer.

Many skills can translate into decent pay if you are willing to think outside the box. But, you may have to make adjustments to your motorhome before you start your journey across NZ. So, ensure that you hire a visionary RV builder to make changes to your motorhome that will allow you to work while travelling.

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