About Us

Your home away from home will take you to the most wonderful places, introduce you to the most interesting people and leave you with the most moving of memories. Our goal is to provide you with the vehicle that offers the style and dependability that your holiday deserves.

Star RV part of Apollo Motorhome Holidays premium brand is a division of Apollo Tourism & Leisure Ltd (ATL). ATL is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and is a multi-national, vertically integrated manufacturer, rental fleet operator, wholesaler and retailer of a broad range of recreational vehicles, including motorhomes, campervans and caravans.

Apollo Motorhome Holidays was founded by Gus and Carolyn Trouchet in 1985. Since 1997 and 1998 respectively, sons Luke Trouchet (CEO) and Karl Trouchet (CFO) have expanded the business significantly, initiating international expansion to New Zealand, the USA and Canada. Apollo remained family owned and operated until November 2016 prior to listing on the Australian Stock Exchange. Apollo is still led by majority shareholders Luke and Karl Trouchet, and as such, management is both financially and personally invested in the business.


Star RV offers a new standard in customer service with its 5 Point Service Star.

  • Complimentary valet service.
  • Complimentary linen exchange.
  • Complimentary transfer to the branch.*
  • Expedited vehicle pickup with online preregistration.
  • Expedited vehicle return with a simple key drop facility.

Star RV hirers also have peace of mind with the 24 hours, free call, customer service line.

*Transfers to and from the Airport are free in New Zealand. Transfers from the Airport to the branch are free in Australia (up to the value of $25)


Star RV is the newest member of the Apollo Motorhome Holiday family, the largest privately owned recreational vehicle operator in the world. All Star RV rental vehicles are manufactured to the highest standard by Apollo’s production company, TALVOR. Star RV is proud of its Apollo heritage and rightly so for without a great past there cannot be a sparkling future.

Design & Manufacture

Star RV’s quality fittings and design features enable clients to explore Australia, New Zealand and America in comfort and style. Flat-screen TVs, DVD players and iPod docking stations all come standard with Star RV vehicles. Each vehicle range has its own unique and inventive design elements, from electronic drop-down beds and slide-out sections to outdoor BBQ’s. These are just a few examples of how Star RV’s intuitive designs ensure the client’s comfort and convenience on their self-drive holiday.

Vehicle Names

All Star RV vehicles bear the name of a constellation. Our Australian and New Zealand RV rentals have been named after southern hemisphere constellations with our American RV rental vehicles named after Northern Hemisphere constellations.