Van conversions: an RV and a passenger vehicle

A growing number of value-conscious consumers looking to travel in comfort but with plenty of cargo space and room for extra passengers are choosing van conversions. Van conversions are vans originally manufactured by automakers and then modified by specialized companies. Custom windows, luxurious carpeting, designer wall treatments, plush seats and sofas that convert to beds are some of the most... Read More

Stop shower leaks before they cause damage

Having a leaky shower stall is not only a nuisance requiring constant clean up, but it could also lead to mold, mildew, and rotting floors as well. Certified RV technician Chris Dougherty outlines a simple way to keep your RV’s shower stall from leaking. Remember to subscribe to RV Travel’s FREE weekly newsletter with more maintenance tips, and articles about RVing. Read More

“Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints,” please!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A columnist in an Idaho newspaper has a few gripes about bad campground behavior. Trash in fire rings, dog poop on trails, and the other usual suspects. Sometimes bad behavior is just that – a person with a nasty attitude. Other times it’s just a matter of education. How’s your campground courtesy knowledge? Here... Read More

Travel with an empty fresh water tank? Maybe not a good idea

Do always travel between campgrounds with an empty fresh water tank to cut down on weight and improve fuel mileage? That may not be the best idea. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury explains why you should always carry at least some water in your RV’s fresh water tank even when you will be fully hooked up at a campground. And don’t... Read More

Look closely, do you see bubbles appearing on your rubber roof?

Have you noticed any bubbles appearing on your RV’s rubber roof? On this episode of “Ask The RV Expert,” RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury talks with Chris Dougherty about a reader’s problem: bubbles on his rubber roof. What to do? Sign up now to receive the FREE RVTravel weekly newsletter to receive all the news, how-tos, and other articles of interest... Read More

Should you buy an extended warranty on your RV?

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO RVing SERIES: Some decisions about your RV need to be made before or shortly after you purchase your home-on-wheels, such as insurance and extended warranties. In this video aimed at brand new RVers and RVing novices, RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury covers the pros and cons of buying an extended RV warranty. Sponsored by Explorer RV Insurance, Read More