I Live, Travel, & Game Out Of My Van For $700 A Month | Unlocked

I Live, Travel, & Game Out Of My Van For $700 A Month | Unlocked

Trent Arant, 28, lives, works, and travels in a gut-renovated van. He pays about $700/month in loans for the van. In total, he spent around $10,000 towards renovating his van and turning it into a livable space. Trent is a digital nomad working as a visual effects artist and content creator.

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Living In A Van For $700 A Month | Unlocked


  1. Chet Cheddars on June 30, 2022 at 12:21 am

    Must have felt amazing to jam out on the roof like that at 8:22

  2. Quotes Yes on June 30, 2022 at 12:23 am

    "I don’t know that I would be able to live this lifestyle without my dog Millie. She provides a lot of comfort for me. Whenever I’m having a bad day she’s always there to cheer me up." (1:23) That’s so sweet 🐶

  3. Steven Baker on June 30, 2022 at 12:25 am

    Yeah this isn’t van life. Trust fund babies that were able to invest for success aren’t the same as legitimate poor people living in vehicles. Ya know the ones who don’t have the resources to start and build successful YouTube/tiktok channels.

  4. There Are No Shortcuts on June 30, 2022 at 12:28 am

    why are all these Vans painted white?

    certainly it’s more interesting to plaster them with images and other colors as well????

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  6. Jon Peters on June 30, 2022 at 12:33 am

    Everybody is concerned about the market going down but refusing to take advantage of it. The best decision I ever made in my life was investing in the crypto market. Trust me guys, it really pays a lot! 😊

  7. Hollis Williams on June 30, 2022 at 12:34 am

    But isn’t it weird sleeping in a vehicle which is out on the street where people can walk up to it? I don’t get it, it’s basically being homeless.

  8. Richie Rich on June 30, 2022 at 12:36 am

    What good is the shower setup if your water isn’t hot? 🚿
    That is a complete waste of money and space!

  9. DaveSeeMeRollin on June 30, 2022 at 12:36 am

    It’s better to sink money into a depreciating asset that you’ll eventually own (van) then giving all of your money to a landlord. Especially if it saves you money on the long run that you could spend on a house, etc.

  10. Pete Herrera on June 30, 2022 at 12:38 am

    You did a great job on your build

  11. Benjamin Diel on June 30, 2022 at 12:38 am

    I feel homeless and I have a sticks and bricks home lol 😅

  12. sebasflstf on June 30, 2022 at 12:43 am

    I didn’t know Jason Momoa lived in a van 😂 just kidding great video ✌️

  13. señor hotpants on June 30, 2022 at 12:43 am

    pffftt sigh wotever poser

  14. lhj276 on June 30, 2022 at 12:45 am

    I would be unbearably lonely if I was a solo van lifer without a place that connected me to friends. I get how hard that must be for him.

  15. TeamExtreme on June 30, 2022 at 12:45 am

    its gamers like you on wifi, in the middle of F+++ all, with your wifi ping…laggin in my matches, causing havoc ruining experiences, go home and use a ethernet cable….how rude.

  16. X e on June 30, 2022 at 12:45 am

    i have to pay 470 a week, big deal

  17. Boomafoo on June 30, 2022 at 12:46 am

    I love that your able to do van life as a gamer which seems so not traditional for a van lifer. Great build.

  18. Adrian Paz on June 30, 2022 at 12:47 am

    I love this channel bc all the different life styles people can have living in different places, I just don’t like the message of “people is difficult live with and to be surrounded by”, I better go to drive all over the country and feel I’m not belonging anywhere 😅

  19. AlphaSuperior on June 30, 2022 at 12:48 am

    Wow, that van has everything.

  20. KYLOWW on June 30, 2022 at 12:50 am

    Much respect to this man. 🙏🙏🙏🙏

  21. Terra Acox on June 30, 2022 at 12:52 am

    This is a little misleading. The payment on the van alone is $700. He also has to feed himself, pay insurance, pay for gas, pay for parking or camping.

  22. Ice Age on June 30, 2022 at 12:54 am

    Lol that’s too small for full time

  23. howdy do on June 30, 2022 at 12:55 am

    U have a nice van that allows u 2 stand up. Great choice n van selection. I bought a minivan & regret it. Im van living cuz of rent increase & i will not give up my cat buddy.

  24. Andrew Taynton on June 30, 2022 at 12:56 am

    Silly question. Do you permanently have a strong internet connection when traveling. Enough to work from home?

  25. Nehmo Sergheyev on June 30, 2022 at 12:59 am

    He spent all that $ on renovating the van but didn’t include neither a hot shower nor an actual toilet? I lived in an 18-foot RV with my wife and dog for 5 months, so I have some experience. An inside toilet is essential, particularly in cold climates. The same goes for a shower. He didn’t spend his renovation money correctly.
    Also, he needs to get rid of the triangle thing hanging from his rearview mirror. It’s illegal in most places, and it impairs vision.
    He gets applause for the dog, but Milly is not enough. He should find some friends. If he has to stop running around to achieve this, then that is what he needs to do.

  26. My3suns on June 30, 2022 at 1:00 am

    Trent, thank you for sharing your story. Your tiny home is beautiful. Reminds me of a cabin in the woods. All the best to you & Milly.

  27. Dylan S on June 30, 2022 at 1:06 am

    This sounds great but everyone makes good money to be able to live in a van

  28. Pedro Suárez on June 30, 2022 at 1:06 am

    This man plays Halo Infinite

  29. Ryan Paul on June 30, 2022 at 1:07 am

    You captured a string of starlink satellites in your shot at 2:25.

  30. David Ogden on June 30, 2022 at 1:08 am

    Looks good. Do they make them for 6’6" tall people? …..oh….
    Back to the drawing board.

  31. S on June 30, 2022 at 1:08 am

    Can you start making more cheap living vids like this? Versus “I LIVE AND MAKE MILLIONS A YEAR HAHA LOOK AND WATCH WHAT I CAN DO WITH IT AND YOU CANT”

  32. Natty by Nature on June 30, 2022 at 1:08 am

    "I could bake cookies and brownies…" I bet you could!

  33. Aerohk on June 30, 2022 at 1:09 am

    I see, he had a broken heart due to a failed relationship. I can feel him.

  34. felicianomiko on June 30, 2022 at 1:09 am

    This is a lie. He pays $700/month for his loan on the van. That doesn’t include his actual living expenses, that’s just his current ‘rent’. And the upfront costs should include the cost of the conversion, not just the cost of the van. All he said was that the MSRP was $47,000, not if that included the conversion, which I doubt. His loving expenses would be the van payment plus food, fuel, phone, internet, camping fees when applicable, maintenance on the van, vet bills, clothing, dog toys, etc. Basically the only thing that changes expensive wise when living on the road is rent & utilities. Everything else stays roughly the same unless you work to change that. Fuel, camping fees and vehicle upkeep take the place of rent and utilities and can vary widely depending on where you park and how much/how far you travel. So this video is extremely misleading.

  35. Caprina Thomas on June 30, 2022 at 1:09 am

    Wowwww this man is super intelligent 🤓🧠 and we’ll thought out plan and they way he love Millie💜 is so adorable great job Trent!💙👏🙌 I love the van

  36. Bibi Provence /BB Smooth on June 30, 2022 at 1:10 am

    Love your spirit. Beautiful job on your van! Classy 🥰

  37. G M on June 30, 2022 at 1:10 am

    lol 700 a month? Bs. Have a dislike CNBC for your horrible leftist reporting and crappy clickbait.

  38. RIVER on June 30, 2022 at 1:10 am

    he looks like Aqua man but more happy

  39. sebasflstf on June 30, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Im a single man with no kids or family so Im saving up to buy a van just like yours to travel and enjoy life.Great setup you got there

  40. Vagabond on June 30, 2022 at 1:12 am

    I love his van so much, and the gaming set up!

  41. google Limp on June 30, 2022 at 1:12 am

    $700 per month?? where to in a carpark? it would cost you over that to travel over 400 miles of traveling around the USA now lol

  42. Atticus Toyne on June 30, 2022 at 1:12 am

    capitalism is so far down the hole

  43. QuanDar on June 30, 2022 at 1:12 am

    How can this guy not have a girlfriend?

  44. Vanessa Mac Donald on June 30, 2022 at 1:13 am

    What a great build, this and your previous van!

  45. Christian Halla on June 30, 2022 at 1:15 am

    fart noises*

  46. Robin on June 30, 2022 at 1:15 am

    So many haters in these comments….don’t let it dismay you! I spend about 300 a month on diesel, 100 on internet, 140 on insurance, and own my van. That’s only $540, and you’re already paying for car insurance if you own a vehicle and rent a home. If I stay in one area, I can get away with $100 on diesel. This isn’t considering food costs, but that’s virtually the same as if I had an actual home. I’m paying on the way lower end to live by myself with my dog. And I also have a movable house…

  47. punkt on June 30, 2022 at 1:16 am

    just asking,… you are a liar right? hope you come back to reality and stop that…

  48. Alin N. on June 30, 2022 at 1:16 am

    Appreciate the dude started with "I’m feeling homeless sometimes" xD

  49. Jorge F on June 30, 2022 at 1:17 am

    I live in Comitan Chipas I travel have fiber optic internet ,all for less then 100 dollars a Month .

  50. susana zarhov on June 30, 2022 at 1:17 am

    jason mamoas twin

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