Buying an RV? Look beyond the obvious

By Steve Savage How do most buyers decide which RV to buy? They focus on interior design and floor plans. Manufacturers know this and go to great lengths in “staging” their various models for photographs used in advertising. Potential owners likewise pick their favorites based on what they see inside and, to a lesser extent, the outside of the RVs... Read More

Steps to take before buying an RV

Whenever a discussion around a campfire or at a party starts up about RVing the most-frequent question from non-RVers is: “How do you buy an RV and know it’s right for you?” Buying an RV sounds simple – go to RV shows, visit a dealer, or search Craigslist then make a purchase. With hundreds of RVs on the market in... Read More

Taking delivery of your new RV: Don’t miss this step!

You bought your first RV. Congratulations!  Before you drive it off the lot, though, you’ve got an important task: the Pre-Delivery Inspection or PDI. Service personnel will walk you through your unit and explain how things work. This is your chance to make sure that everything works and that you know how to work everything. As long as your unit... Read More

Make sure your RV’s VIN number isn’t bogus

One of the latest scams that affect RVers hales from Canada. It seems that nasty crooks are stealing RVs, modifying the VIN plates, and then selling the stolen trailers on Kijiji. Up in Canada, Kijiji is a “kind-of-like” Craigslist Internet classified ad outfit. The outfit is owned by eBay, and is quite popular for selling used items and moving people... Read More