Pay attention to towing capacity when buying tow vehicle Towing capacity is a measure describing the upper limit to the weight of a trailer a vehicle can tow. Be careful when buying a tow vehicle that it can safely handle what you plan to tow with it. How often do you plan to use your new RV? How often do you use your RV or plan to use an RV after you buy it? A couple of weeks a year? A few months? Probably not surprising to you, there are hundreds of thousands of RVers who live all the time in their RVs, or at least most of the time. Nobody knows how many people live full-time in RVs. It could be a million or more. How to determine your RVs true wholesale value The first thing you need to know is that the online valuation guides
for RVs are usually much higher than the values in the dealers copy of
the NADA guide. In other words, what you think your RV is worth is
probably much, much higher than what the dealer will actually allow for
it. Changing to a new motorhome can be all about the RV bed For many RVing couples, a move from a Class C motorhome to a Class A motorhome may be more about the location of the bed as anything else. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury explains. Survey shows many RVers owe more on their RV than its worth This news article from RVtravel.com
points out a situation that affects far too many RVers. When buying
your own RV, don't find yourself in the position where you owe more on
your RV than what it is worth. Weight terms every RV owner should know Every RV owner should have a basic understanding of weight terms. Do your
research to avoid becoming a statistic in relationship to overloaded
RVs. Here are the basics you should know. Getting "upside down" on an RV loan can cost you big bucks! Don't get upside down when buying an RV. And we don't mean getting that
way through a rollover accident, although don't do that either.
"Getting upside down" means owning more on your RV than you can sell it
for. Buying tires? Make sure you register them When buying new tires for your RV or automobile, don't forget to fill
out a tire registration form and mail it back to the manufacturer. Otherwise, you may not be informed if the tires are recalled for a defect. Why a cheap RV may be best for you. Or not! Not all RVs are created equal. The cheapest construction may be just fine for the weekend camper, but a rig with sturdier construction would serve the avid or full-time RVer far better. Which is best for you? Here are some tips. How to get the most from an RV show Winter RV shows provide excellent opportunities for dealers to preview
their newest models and for potential buyers to see all the latest
bells and whistles. Here are suggestions about how to get the most from an RV show.