I’m almost 70 years old. As a senior who is enjoying full-time RV living to the fullest right now, I recently experienced something that has me coming up with new plans for my future as a full-time RVer. Have you given any thought as to how prepared YOU are for accidents and emergencies that might arise in the future? Here’s my RV exit plan — what’s yours?
Thinking of living in an RV as a fulltime RVer? You're going to appreciate these tips from fellow RVers who've been in your shoes! RVers share their personal experiences & tips to help you prepare for your move into an RV -- from downsizing, purging, and storing all of your stuff to simplifying, decluttering, and organizing your life in an RV. For example, the weight of everything in your RV is crucially important for the safety of everyone inside your RV -- so what you decide to travel with matters. Should you sell the house or keep it? And what if you want to transport your RV to another state or country? Our best tips for preparing for your new RV lifestyle on four wheels!
Have you considered living off the grid in your RV? I’ve been full-time RVing for the past 7 years. I split my time between long term stays in RV parks and living off the grid in my RV as a nomad wandering with the weather. If you’ll be staying in one place for at least 6 months at a time, then living off the grid (boondocking) is an option that you might want to consider. I’ve put together this helpful guide to give you an idea of what to expect in the way of living expenses and overall comfort when living off the grid in an RV, compared to on-grid RV living. See the costs and comforts associated with both on- and off-grid RV camping.
How RV nomads plan their seasonal RV travel routes. These are the best RV apps to use when following 70-degree temps is your main goal. Find places to stay!
RV Shipping 101 – How much does it cost to ship an RV? See how freight carriers ship RVs, how to prepare your RV for shipping, and how to find RV movers.
Do you have to wear a seat belt as a passenger in an RV? Do kids have to wear RV seat belts? See what’s legal & what’s not. Plus, what’s safe for children and adults riding in the back of RVs. Since most RVers travel between states, it’s important that you know the RV seat belt laws in each state.
When it comes to closing up your house and downsizing your life to fit inside an RV, drastic measures must be taken. But living in an RV is worth it!
Here are some questions you need to ask yourself before you jump into fulltime RV travel. This is how worked for us. With a little planning, you will do just fine too.
How do full time RVers simplify their lives? They only take what they need! Full time RVing requires ridding yourself of excess baggage. There just isn’t room to take it all with you. Here’s how to simplify your life and make fulltime RVing even easier.
Just as you need to know your RV’s height limitations and width limitations, you also need to know your RV’s weight limitations. Here’s how to tell how much weight your RV can legally carry, as well as how much your RV weighs with everything on board.
Following these few simple defensive driving techniques will greatly increase the likelihood that your RV lifestyle won’t be cut short because of an unfortunate accident that probably could have been avoided — if you had just done things a little differently.
While you may dream of driving the RV wherever the road may take you, the truth is that sometimes you might have to transport it. Transporting an RV can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. If you are well prepared and do your research, you should be able to have a smooth move and save a lot of money.
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!
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.