Even though you recently bought a used RV, it’s NOT ready for a road trip just yet. There are a few things you must do in order to make sure that your RV is safe, disinfected, and ready for you to travel in first! Here’s your checklist of 10 things to do before hitting the road in a secondhand RV.
Before You Buy An RV
Have you always dreamed of traveling in an RV? Before you buy one, you might want to rent one first. At the very least, make sure that you know the differences between the various types of RVs (travel trailers, fifth wheels, and motorhomes) and all the RV classes (Class A, Class, B, and Class C motorhomes). Here, RVers are sharing tips for choosing the best RV for your needs and things look out for when buying or selling an RV for full- or part-time travel.
Did you know that you can save money on your taxes if you buy an RV? Yep. Here are all the IRS tax deductions for RV owners. And… if you run your business out of your RV, then the RV tax deduction is even greater!
See how I built a Class B motorhome from a cargo van. Today, I’m covering the first step in my DIY RV camper van conversion series: How to choose the best cargo van for an RV conversion.
RVers share their personal experiences and helpful tips for renting an RV. What you can expect when you rent, RV rental costs & fees, where to rent an RV near you, RV rental insurance, and other little-known facts about renting RVs.
You can buy a teardrop camper that’s ready to go with all the extras, you can roll up your sleeves and build one yourself, or you can rent a teardrop trailer and travel freely. However you do it, there’s no time like the present to get on the road and see everything this country has to offer from the comfort of an RV!
Before you let the salesman at the RV dealership get you into that chair in his office, you should know ahead of time what your trade-in is worth, and what the RV you’re interested in buying is really worth. That way, you will know the bottom line that you are willing to accept before he even starts the routine of going back and forth to the sales manager. Here’s how to determine RV prices and values.
Obviously, a luxury motorhome doesn’t get the best RV gas mileage. But see how RV travel trailers and diesel pushers compare in terms of RV fuel economy.
I bought a used diesel pusher. Here are 5 things you should closely examine before buying a used motorhome. Plus reasons a diesel pusher is usually the best buy.
Here is the most effective way to sell your RV online… 6 clever tips from an RV expert to make your online ad stand out from the rest.
Here’s everything you need to know about RV locks, keys, and trailer hitch locks that will ultimately prevent thieves from driving away with your RV trailer or fifth wheel.
If you haven’t had much exposure to the RV lifestyle before, then you’re probably wondering what Class A, B, and C are all about. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of the 3 RV types.
Choosing between 5th wheel trailers and bumper pull trailers depends on a number of factors that are all spelled out for you right here. Deciding based on price alone could be a big mistake.
Here are some tips to keep in mind when you’re shopping for your next RV. They’re especially important if you’re going to be on the road for an extended period of time or planning on becoming a full timer. These tips will keep you not only clean, but happy with your RV bathroom!
Thinking of converting an old bus or motorcoach into an RV? Here’s what you need to know BEFORE you begin the project. RV bus conversions and bus motorhome conversions are well worth the effort, as long as you think it through ahead of time.
My best advice is to make sure that you rent an RV from a reputable rental agency — because they will protect you from any potential RV rental pitfalls. I’ve got some tips to ensure that you don’t get burned or left stranded somewhere if problems should arise during your journey. Start here for what you need to know about the parts and systems on a rental RV.
Things you should know to avoid getting taken when you buy a used RV. Take it from someone whose been there, done that!
RV values are affected by more than just mileage and condition. The economy, local buying habits, even where you live will all have an impact on the true RV values. This video shows how RV dealers give themselves plenty of room for negotiation, when it comes to setting RV values.
A teardrop trailer makes the perfect 2-person RV when your tow vehicle is a lightweight SUV or small car. Building a teardrop trailer from scratch is easy, especially with plans ordered on the Internet. See the whole building process from start to finish in this video.
RV buying involves making many comparisons to find out which type best matches your needs. Fifth wheel RVs and motorhomes have some dramatic differences that are spelled out for you here. There’s even a video of another option, the Sprinter Van based motorhome.
RV pictures alone just aren’t enough when you want to see details of the many features inside RVs. RV virtual tours make it possible to see all of those special features up close. Watch these RV virtual tours to find your next dream RV.
As Class B RVs become more popular, the Sprinter Van stands heads and shoulders above all the rest. I mean that literally, because they’re the only van made with full stand-up interior height right from the factory. The Sprinter Van is the hottest new RV on the market right now!
The upgrade to a diesel pusher RV is a big step. There’s a lot to learn, much of which isn’t even mentioned in the owners manual. Take notes & ask a lot of questions during your walk through. This video shows how complicated diesel pusher RVs really are.
Why spend hours walking from one RV to the next. Shopping for your next RV online is so much easier and narrows the field down to only a few when it comes time to make the final decision. This video show how much you can learn about an rv online.
Montana holding companies are a way to legally avoid sales tax on the purchase of high end RVs. There are pros and cons and legal obligations involved, but if it’s right for you there will be many thousands of dollars saved.
There are many decision that you must make when choosing the best RV for you. Think about your circumstances these other factors and then make a list of pros & cons of each type of RV.