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.
If you don't have a motorhome, a fifth wheel, or a camper, then you probably have an RV travel trailer... or you're looking to buy one. Whether you want a recreational vehicle for full-time RVing or just occasional road trips, here’s what you can expect in most travel trailers. See the differences between 5th wheel trailers and bumper pull trailers... and tips for choosing the right travel trailer for your needs. This is where RVers share their personal experiences with travel trailers -- unique tips & ideas that apply specifically to RV trailers.
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.
Some very famous people have enjoyed the RV lifestyle. Here are some of the rich and famous stories surrounding RVs, motorhomes, and Airstream trailers.
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.
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.
Having appliances like the RV refrigerator or plumbing give you problems can be annoying, but when the RV’s motor sputters to a halt and all you get is a Click, Click when you attempt to restart… things can get serious real quick. Your options for seeking roadside assistance vary greatly, depending on what type of RV you have.
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…
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.
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.
If you own an RV and you enjoy camping, boating and/or fishing, then check out our best picks for small lightweight fishing boats that are easy to transport and store.
If you’ve stored your RV for the winter, then it’s time to get it out of storage and get things in order for your summer travels. Here’s how I prepare our RV each year for a summer of fun on the road…
Following are some questions you’ll want to ask yourself, along with some of the differences between the various types of recreational vehicles on the market today. Great tips for buying a new or used RV.
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 fulltime RVing!
Before you sign on the dotted line to become an RV transport driver for hire, you need to know what you can expect from the job AND what they will expect from you!
I worked for an RV transport company in Tucson for about 6 months. During that time, I transported everything from small travel trailers to $400,000 luxury motorhomes all over the country for hire. Here are some interesting things I’ve learned firsthand about the business of transporting RVs…
We talked to the folks at Hoosier Transit about RV transport jobs. They are located in Nappanee, Indiana and they’re currently hiring RV drivers! Here’s what you need to know
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!
What follows are all the best resources I could find regarding towing with a motorhome. If you’ve got a question about towing another vehicle or a trailer behind your motorhome, chances are you’ll find the answer here.
Looking for an RV checklist? These are the best of the best RV checklists for full-time RVers, part-timers, RV renters, or those who enjoy driving 5th wheels and RV travel trailers.
A growing list of all of the RVs and motorhomes that we have driven… during our search for ‘the perfect RV’.
Who knew? You don’t really have to own or rent an RV in order to enjoy RVing… even full-time RVing! Here’s how you can earn money by driving RVs from the manufacturing plant to RV dealers all across the country.
Check out these pictures of RVs and motorhomes made from lego blocks. Bill Ward and Ralph Savelsberg are a couple of FANTASTIC lego creators who have built some fun on wheels!
Whether you intend to eventually buy an RV at some point or not, renting an RV is always good idea …and a FUN one, too. It might also be the best course of action before you purchase a motorhome of your own.