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Welcome, and thanks for visiting us at Open Road Overland. We are grateful to have the opportunity to serve you and help you to elevate your overland trips, adventures, and expeditions.

Open Road Overland was formed with the expertise of successful e-commerce entrepreneur and long-time overlander, Carsten Bidsted, who has a passion for bringing value to the marketplace.

We care deeply for and share your passion for overlanding, camping, and the outdoors in general. Since our first overlanding experience in 1998 and until now, we have gathered expertise from more than 60 countries and driven several hundred thousand miles on any kind of surface. 

We have hands-on trail-tested knowledge of what works and what to bring on any adventure, no matter whether you drive a standard passenger car, a van, a pick-up truck, or a fully modified self-sufficient 4x4 overlanding vehicle with all the bells and whistles. 

We strongly believe and encourage that overlanding should be accessible to everybody, and that it is genuinely possible for ordinary people to get out and have massive adventures, no matter what they drive, and without breaking their budget. 

Our business was borne from the same passion and desires - It’s pretty magic.

At Open Road Overland we live by 3 core company values:

We do the right thing. Always. We do business with the highest standards of ethics and professional behavior.

We believe that openness and honesty make for the best relationships in business and life. Strong and positive relationships are a big part of what makes Open Road Overland different from other online stores. Our customers, dealers, and suppliers are our top priority, period.

Plain and simple, we are here for YOU, the customer, and fellow Overlander. Our goal is to deliver the WOW factor in service. We strive for excellence in customer service and are driven to provide value at all times.