What if you have no cellphone signal in your campsite?

So you’re all set up in your new campsite, ready to make some phone calls or browse the Internet. But … no signal! Now what? RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury offers a simple tip (based on experience!) about getting Internet or phone coverage at an RV park. This may seem like common sense, but many novice RVers totally forget about this when…

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Stop those parasitic loads from attacking your batteries

Do you know that your RV can be attacked by parasitic loads even when sitting idle or in storage? What the heck are parasitic loads, you ask? In this segment of “The RV DIY® Project Video Series” Mark Polk, with RV Education 101, demonstrates how to install the protector – a battery disconnect switch – directly on the deep cycle RV…

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RV geeks share their knowledge with the rest of us

Technology in the last couple decades has come on by leaps and bounds and has affected all but the most dedicated Luddites living the RV lifestyle. But one thing we technology challenged RVers can be thankful for is having experts in technology also being experts in RVing – and not only tying it all together but sharing their knowledge with the rest…

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Protect tires from UV rays with white or black covers?

Do you know why you should use tire covers when parked for any length of time? It’s to protect them from the sun’s UV rays, which will deteriorate the tires and shorten their life – even when you have tread left. But which color – black or white – does the best job of protection? Roger Marble answers that question.  Subscribe to the FREE…

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Tips for best performance of your RV refrigerator

Your RV refrigerator looks and acts similar to a regular household refrigerator, except there are some differences.These tips from Chris Dougherty, Certified RV Technician, will help your RV refrigerator to perform as you would expect it to – even when this refrigerator goes bounding up and down the highways. Here is the RV fridge fan which Chris refers to, available…

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Why do people choose to travel by RV

People have various reasons for purchasing and using RVs, and in this video Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, interviews RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury about the reasons someone would choose to travel with an RV. Woodbury explains the many ways people use their RVs, from weekend camping to traveling with them full time, sometimes pausing along the way to help support their…

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