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How To Get Insurance On a Skoolie | 3 Owners’ Stories

Insuring a skoolie is one of the trickiest parts of a bus conversion, simply because it is so different from state to state. In some states, major insurance companies like State Farm and Progressive will cover self-converted school buses with no hassle, while in other states it can be much harder to find a company …

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What Sizes Do School Buses Come In? (Bus Conversion Notes)

When it comes to choosing a school bus for a conversion, the options can be overwhelming because there are so many factors to take into consideration. In this article, I will share what I’ve learned about bus size options, both through my own research when I was buying a bus and from friends on the …

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School Bus Conversion Bathrooms – Toilet, Shower and Plumbing Guide

Every buslifer or vandweller you ask will no doubt have an impassioned opinion on whether or not bathrooms are necessary in a vehicle conversion. For my boyfriend Aaron and me, it was a hard yes, but we have several friends who swear a bathroom isn’t necessary and are perfectly content without one. There are so …

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How Much Does It Cost To Live and Travel in a Bus?

In my experience, living and traveling in a bus has provided an unparalleled level of financial flexibility and overall contentment. Similar to the way that the cost of converting a bus ranges wildly depending on size and preference, the cost of actually living on the road can also be quite varied based on factors like …

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Buying Our School Bus For Skoolie Conversion ($5K Budget Enough?)

Professional rock climber Alex Honnold is one of the main reasons that I have lived on the road in a converted school bus for over a year. After he free soloed El Capitan in June of 2017, my boyfriend Aaron and I got sucked into a YouTube wormhole of Alex climbing various insanely difficult routes, …

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