Is the price of a new Class B RV just too much for your budget? Consider building your own like I did. You can save a bundle and have a lot of fun doing it. Here’s a video showing one man’s motorhome creation that’s a real showpiece.
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.
Owning a diesel pusher RV is like living in the lap of luxury in comparison to their gas engine RV counterparts. There are pros & cons to consider when you make the leap from a gas engine RV to a luxury diesel pusher RV.
A teardrop RV trailer can be the perfect way to stay comfortable when you’re winter camping. This video shows why teardrop trailers are great for winter camping.
Rather than accepting the quick depreciation that comes with buying a new RV, why not buy a used RV and remodel it to suit your tastes? The money savings alone can be substantial!
Keystone has come out with an RV first: a 2-story travel trailer! Who wouldn’t want to have a second floor bedroom? Actually all of the other features inside the Keystone Outback Loft make it possible to sleep LOTS of people inside!
The whole RV industry is rapidly changing to meet the needs of customers looking for more economical ways to travel. Along the way, many old familiar companies are falling by the wayside like Fleeetwood and Beaudry.
For those on a small budget, a teardrop or other lightweight RV trailer is an excellent option.
By looking at all aspects of the RV lifestyle ahead of time, when it comes time to sign the contract on that new RV your decision will be based on a clear understanding of the types of expenses associated with RVing as a whole.
After owning numerous larger RVs while we were full timing, now that we only take shorter trips a smaller RV seemed appropriate. We still enjoy RVing, but we no longer need a 37-foot vehicle and multiple slideouts. Our 2007 Dutchmen 18B travel trailer is half the RV we had before. See how it has worked out for us!
Fleetwood travel trailers have officially become a classic RV vehicle. On March 9, 2009 Fleetwood stopped producing new travel trailers. Fleetwood motorhomes are still going strong, however. Here’s the scoop…
It’s easier — and safer — to buy a new car these days than it is to buy a new or used RV in many cases. Here’s why… and what to look for.
If you’re in the market for a new RV, you might want to consider one of the Class B motorhomes based on the Dodge Sprinter. The Dodge Sprinter platform replaces the Dodge Tradesman.
Even if you think you can’t afford an RV, I bet you can afford this RV. It’s called a teardrop trailer. You can buy a teardrop trailer kit that only requires basic skills to put together. Or, buy teardrop trailer plans and build it entirely from scratch yourself.
If there ever was a time to buy an RV, it’s now. RV dealers are practically giving away their RVs, and private owners are selling RVs for pennies on the dollar. However, bank financing has tightened up, so how can you come up with enough money for the down payment?
Does this bleak economy indicate the death of the RV lifestyle? Will the RV industry disappear? I don’t think so. It may go through some dramatic changes, there may be some downsizing, and quite possibly some manufacturers will fall by the wayside, but if you ask me RVing will survive. Here’s how.
Here are a few good reasons to register your RV in the state of Montana. See how registering your RV in Montana can save you a few bucks, effectively eliminating the sales tax on your new RV.
Just like homeowners are starting to downsize their homes in order to become more cost & space-conscious, RVers are also downsizing these says, as a way to save money while still having fun out on the road. Here are the pros & cons of downsizing your RV lifestyle, plus a few things you may want to think about.
Fleetwood is one RV manufacturer that knows the business inside and out, and side to side. Fleetwood is indeed the be all, do all of the RV manufacturing industry. Here’s why.
This year Country Coach has brought to market a project that’s been 18 months in the works: the new Veranda motorcoach has arrived. It’s a 45-foot motorhome with an incredible slideout that turns into a 13-foot balcony!
Gulf Stream, a leading manufacturer of a full range of RV products was founded and is still owned by the Shea family — since 1971. Gulf Stream strives to follow all the units they build throughout their entire life. They not only register the RVs of original owners, but also second owners. Now that’s a level of commitment most other RV manufacturers just don’t bother with!
Here is some helpful information about buying Airstream trailers and restoring Airstreams, as well as tips for enjoying a classic travel trailer such as an Airstream.
My top 2 choices for our next RV would be a 25-foot fifth wheel trailer and a teardrop trailer. Here’s why these RVs are tops on my list…
Even when RV tires look like new and have plenty of tread on them, if they are not used regularly and shielded from the sun, then they WILL fail early — and may cause a blowout! Here’s how to protect your tires and prevent tire rot.
The fact of the matter is, the longer a motorhome is parked and unused, the faster its value declines. Top that with the fact that RVs stored in harsher climates — either too hot or too cold; too dry or too snowy & rainy — can be dramatically decrease in value and even become worthless. Here’s what to look for before you buy a used RV motorhome.
You can save a lot of money by buying a used 5th wheel or RV trailer, rather than a new one. Whether you’re looking for a recreational vehicle for full time RVing, or just the occasional road trip, here’s what to look for in a used RV trailer.