Skoolie bus conversions are trending and Instagram-worthy. But should you avoid them? We look at seven reasons you may want to think twice about starting a bus conversion.
A skoolie is a school bus renovated to be an RV. Buses you can use vary and include all sizes of school buses, shuttle buses, and others.
DIY builds can take a month to a year, depending on how much time you devote to the project.
On average, owners spend between $20,000 to $30,000 on the build.
So is a skoolie worth it? Maybe. Let’s look at seven reasons you may want to avoid a bus conversion.
Items like wood, nails, batteries, flooring, and appliances can add up quickly.
A skoolie will have poor gas mileage. A minibus conversion may have better fuel efficiency than a large diesel pusher.