You know you’re in trouble when cars passing you on the highway are honking their horns and waving their hands, then pointing back toward your trailer. One clear, sunny day
Three years ago, my family sold most of our belongings, bought a bunkhouse travel trailer, moved into it, and hit the road full-time. My husband and I chose a Keystone
RVs come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Whether your RV is a fifth wheel, a travel trailer, a Class A bus, or a Class C motorhome, one thing
Which is better – a diesel RV or a gas RV? There is no simple answer to this question, though if you spend any time in online RV forums you’re sure to find people who feel that there is. The reality is that neither is clearly the best choice for all RVers in all circumstances.
The best choice for you depends on a wide variety of factors. Consider all of these factors before deciding if you want a motorhome with a diesel or gas engine. If you’re wondering why the type of fuel should even be a factor, read on to be sure you make an educated choice. Then, take our quiz to help you determine which type of RV is most likely to suit your needs!
This explanation is focused on Class A, B, and C motorhomes since these drivable RVs are the ones with engines. Most of these factors are similar, however, when choosing a tow vehicle for a fifth wheel or travel trailer. Specific co
Gather any group of RVers, whether in an online forum or around a campfire in a campground, and often the conversation will turn to RV insurance. Why? Because an RV is an investment and having the right insurance is important – and complicated. Why is RV insurance so confusing?
One reason for the confusion is that there are so many individual factors that affect the type of coverage you need for your RV. Is your rig drivable or towable? What level of coverage is required by your state or residence? How often do you use it and where do you prefer to park it? Do you own your RV outright or are you still making payments? Answering these questions is just the beginning of determining what type of insurance you need.
The next decision is which insurance company can best meet your RV insurance needs. Most companies that provide auto insurance will also have RV coverage options.
Good Sam vs. AAA for RVers
Roadside assistance is one of those things that you hope you never need, but when you do need it, it’s vital that it works the way you expect it to. For most Americans, talking about roadside assistance is synonymous with AAA – the American Automobile Association (or CAA in Canada). AAA has been around for about as long as cars have existed, so there’s little wonder it has become a trusted household name.
When it comes to RVers, though, is AAA still the best option? Whether your RV is a motorhome or a trailer, your roadside assistance needs are a little different than the average driver. Among RVers, Good Sam roadside assistance is also a popular option.
As a full-time RVer, this decision was important to me. So I compared AAA and Good Sam roadside assistance services specifically for RVs,
It seems there’s always another accessory to consider adding to your RV, doesn’t it? Your RV comes with roof ventilation and these vents can be opened and closed as needed.
You never know what will get rolled up in your RV awning when you stow it away. One day, we moved our RV from one campground to another and when
In the summer of 2019 – the last “normal” summer before covid-19 changed everything – we explored national parks in North and South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana. On this dream
Roadside assistance is one of those things that we buy and then hope we never need. Yet we all know that breakdowns can happen when we least expect them. When they do, having the right roadside assistance can mean the difference between being back on the road quickly and an expensive, time-consuming disaster.
There are many roadside assistance companies to choose from, and they all make a lot of promises to try to attract your business.
The American Automobile Association (better known as AAA) is a household name. “Call AAA” has become almost synonymous with calling for help on the road. Many people join AAA without even considering any of the other options.