Did you know there are ways to travel at a reduced cost to you AND have an opportunity to actually make money out of the deal? If you’re self-employed and you own an RV, there are a number of tax deductions you can take each year. Here’s the scoop.
Full-time RVing isn't for everyone, but for many it's a wonderful way of life! If you're thinking about RVing fulltime, then you'll appreciate the personal experiences & advice for new FT RVers here. See how to choose the right RV for fulltime RVing, winter RV camping tips, fun ways to spend holidays on the road, and RV office advice -- RV tax deductions, RV insurance issues, and clever ways to make money while RVing. You'll find tips for downsizing your current RV for FT RVing, plus clever RV storage solutions after you've purged all your stuff in preparation for living in an RV fulltime, and ideas for living in an RV modestly & affordably. See how to forward your mail, vote, pay bills, do laundry, get healthcare, file taxes, stay fit on the road, pursue hobbies, travel with pets, and more. If it affects someone who RVs year round, you can bet we're talking about it here!
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.
The main theme is to be conscious of the world around you, as an RVer. Take the time to learn, to enjoy, to participate. But more importantly, take the time to consider others. Following are some things we can ALL can do to make a difference for future generations of RVers.
Wondering what RVers can do to maintain some level of physical activity that will keep you healthy and active for years to come? Here are some ideas — ranging from the simple and traditional to the high-energy and even high-tech options!
Setting up your relatives in your RV will be a benefit to both sides of the family. You can still maintain some of your day-to-day routine while offering a certain level of privacy for your guests. Here are some tips for dealing with visiting relatives who might be staying in your RV.
Tired of the cold and snow? A number of years ago, my wife and I reached the point of ‘Enough Already’, so we packed up the motorhome, hit the road and headed south. We learned a few things along the way that may be helpful if you’re brand new to the idea snowbirding in search of warmer weather during the winter months.
Is it possible to survive the winter months in an RV? Absolutely! Here’s how to retain heat inside your RV, how to keep the RV water line from freezing, tips for winterizing the sewer line, and how to make sure you always have enough propane on hand.
As a full time RVer, you need an insurance policy that is similar to a homeowner’s insurance policy. Adding your RV onto your standard auto insurance policy isn’t enough. Find RV insurance online with these reputable companies that insure RVs.
As a fulltime RVer, here’s how to determine the best state to declare residency in — based on state and local taxes. If you’re thinking about becoming a full time RVer, check here first!
There are a couple of unique options for RVers who like to watch movies, documentaries, TV episodes, music videos, and more — whether you’re a fulltimer or a weekend traveler. Here’s how to make Netflix work to your advantage while you’re RVing.
As a new fulltimer, you are about to head out on a great adventure. It’s a whole new way of life that is totally different from any other. Many parts of the transition will be difficult, even bordering on traumatic. There will be some hard decisions made that you will struggle through. These full-time RV tips will help you make the right decisions when you’re just starting out…
There are several ways to carry the ‘green’ way of life into your RV lifestyle. Here are 5 things you can do to help restore and protect the environment when you’re RVing. Plus, some great tips for using alternative fuels in your RV or pickup truck.
We made the decision to hit the road as full time RVers with little more preparation than a few years worth of subscriptions to Trailer Life magazine. We made many mistakes along the way. Hopefully, these tips will help you avoid some of the pitfalls that we fell victim to during our first year of full time RV living!
There are a wide variety of possibilities for providing a source of income to the full time RVer. Some may take a bit of thinking outside the box so to speak, but that’s what makes them fun and enjoyable!
Whether you are going to a new campground and planning to stay for months, or just going on a weekend trip in your RV, you should have a checklist of things that need to be done before you leave. Only by crossing off the things on this list can you get from one place to the other safely — and without forgetting anything!
Tips for dealing with the very small refrigerators typically found inside most RVs and motorhomes.
If you want to try fulltime RVing, but you still need to find a way to make a living, here are some things to think about. Here’s how it worked for us when we began our career as full time RVers.
Some tips for taking care of business on the road. If you’re considering full time RVing, here are some things you’ll need to think about.
Whatever you do now — as far as eating out or cooking in your house — is what you will probably be doing when you live in an RV. So, in order to equip your kitchen, think about what utensils, pots, pans, and dishes you need in your sticks and bricks house. Then consider your limited storage space. Here are some tips…
Great tips for storing all of the supplies for your crafts, hobbies, and sewing inside your RV. Plus tips for working on your favorite projects within the small spaces typically found in RV travel trailers and motorhomes.
Interior decorating for RVers… Some tips for decorating your RV in order to personalize it to meet your needs and your own tastes. We cover everything from artwork for the walls, to bathroom accessories, throw rugs inside the RV, quilts, blankets, and storage issues.
Deciding which RV is right for you may be easier if you think of it as buying a HOME instead of thinking of it as buying an RV. After all, if you’re going to be a fulltime RVer, your RV will BE a home. Here’s what you need to know about the types and sizes of RVs, travel trailers, and motorhomes; towable trailers and tow vehicles, RV floorplans, and more!
The decision to live fulltime in an RV was the easy part. Getting ready to go was an entirely different story. Here’s a little about the ups and downs associated with packing up your life and moving on. Tips for preparing for your RV lifestyle on four wheels.
When we decided to sell our house and live in an RV fulltime, the responses we got from family and friends were very different — those who supported us, and those who didn’t think we could make it as fulltime RVers. Here’s how we made full-time RVing work for us.
Check out these adorable RV, motorhome, and 5th wheel recreational vehicles in the form of Christmas ornaments. Most of them can also be personalized!