Sandy Vans Co-Founder and CEO Alan Mondus sat down for a recent Q&A with online van marketplace Vanlife Trader. Check out the full interview from Vanlife Trader below!
Vanlife Trader Q&A with Sandy Vans (San Diego, CA)
Sandy Vans is checking every box a modern builder should. Spec builds with custom options, on brand components, friendly lead times, and my favorite option - in-house FINANCING! I personally love their tasteful exterior mods. Not too over the top, and not bone stock. It seems like they’ve always got a couple vans ready to roll as well as custom build slots available. If that’s not enough, their interior lighting seems to be on a level beyond most other builders! Can’t wait to see more of these on the road.
Vanlife Trader: Spec or Custom builds? What are a couple features you’re excited about offering in your vans?
Sandy Vans: We are building Spec layouts with a semi-custom feel, the focus is to provide a luxury adventure van to the market at a reasonable price point.
Not only is Sandy Vans building quality rigs, we are working hard to create and develop a high-end modular aluminum exterior component line that can ship right to a customer’s doorstep. Our roof rack, ladder, rear (Starboard) rack & Boost Box is now live and for sale on our website, with additional products being released in the coming months.
VLT: How many vans did you build in 2022, and how many do you plan to build in 2023?
SV: We built 12 vans in 2022, on track for 30 in 2023.
VLT: Best camping spot within 4 hours of your shop?
SV: There are some all-time camping spots within striking distance of our shop, happy to send the pins when you drop by the shop for a visit :)
VLT: What van feature has evolved the most since y’all started?
SV: A new feature Sandy Vans is excited to talk about is the unique lighting packages we design and build in house - take a look at our recent build Scarlett JoVansson for a sneak peek!