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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Welcome Fulltimers!

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 926

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the newsletter that cares. Please tell your friends about us! Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This...
Tax Corner

Establishing a full-timing “home state” for taxes

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By Neil Seidler, CPA, CMA TAX CORNER Dear Neil, We are currently in the process of selling our sticks-and-bricks home to become full-time RVers. What should we...

Full-time RVing: Sell the house to hit the road?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris One of the critical issues for those considering the full-time RV lifestyle is whether or not to sell the...

5 Mistaken assumptions the new full-time RVer makes

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By Nanci Dixon Being almost four years into full-time RVing, I can see clearly (or at least more clearly than I previously could) the mistaken...

How do full-time RVers keep busy?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Some folks, unfamiliar with the RV lifestyle, wonder just what fulltimers do to “keep themselves occupied.” After all, there’s...

The Business of Work Camping: The five things we did wrong – Part 2

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By Sam Suva Hello and welcome to Part 2 of The Business of Work Camping – The five things we did wrong. Part 1 is...

The Business of Work Camping: The five things we did wrong – Part 1

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By Sam Suva We have been work camping in many situations for a very long time. We have camped in fields and worked in a...

The Business of Work Camping: Do as the owner does

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By Sam Suva When a campground gets an application to work, it carefully reviews the information, consults with managers and staff, then scrutinizes the references....

The Business of Work Camping – How to stay healthy when RVing

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By Sam Suva Work camping is a miniature version of our former sticks-and-bricks life. Most of the things we do while living in an RV...

The Business of Work Camping: Theft in the campground

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By Sam Suva For the most part, the campgrounds and resorts we stayed at were safe, and almost no major incidents of theft were reported....

RV shopping? Watch for the dreaded low-end CCC sticker

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Here's the case of the couple that wants to break into full-time RVing. That's a serious step, since "all...

Do you own a pickup truck?

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We've never asked the question before after about 12 years and more than 1,500 polls. It's time. We have a feeling a lot of...

More wacky RVs that are pretty darn weird

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Here are a few more unusual RVs we've come across lately. None of these, we are 100% sure, rolled off an assembly line. Please...
Tax Corner

Tax Corner: A follow-up to “Keeping track of income and expenses for a business”

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By Neil Seidler, CPA, CMA Dear Neil, I scan all of my invoices and receipts and keep them on my computer and destroy all of the...

What we learned about you last week (December 7-13)

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By Emily Woodbury Well, folks, I'm feeling a little depressed this morning. My dad (Chuck) just sent me a photo of the beach in beautiful...

73-foot RV even has an elevator

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Last week we posted two photos of very, very long RVs. We asked you if you'd ever seen anything longer. See the original two...

RV Shrink: How can RV TVs be in such bad positions?

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Dear RV Shrink: We just bought a new RV with three TVs. We didn’t order it that way, it was just standard on the model...

Here’s the stinkin’ plan to get free food…

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In the morning before you leave for the day, feed your kids hot dogs and beans. Lots of beans. LOTS OF BEANS!!! Then, at...

Police searching for artist who turned famous Chicago “Bean” into Airstream!

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago police are looking for the suspect who swapped out the famous "Bean" art installation for an Airstream travel trailer. The famous...

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 925

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Free and inexpensive places to stay with your RV in the U.S. and Canada! Updated weekly When it comes to free places to stay a night...

Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, December 7, 2019

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene and the staff of RVtravel.com DISCLAIMER: Information is...

Building an RV park from scratch: Why I am thankful

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By Machelle James Today, as I write my article for you, I have to stop and reflect on how far we have come on our...

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 924

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Free and inexpensive places to stay with your RV in the U.S. and Canada! Updated weekly When it comes to free places to stay a night...

Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, November 30, 2019

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene and the staff of RVtravel.com DISCLAIMER: Information is...

Ford recalls 231,664 Super Duty F-250, F-250 and F-450 trucks

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Ford is recalling 231,664 model year 2017-2019 Super Duty F-250, F-350, and F-450 trucks equipped with an electric tailgate latch release switch mounted in...

RV and RV-related recalls for November 2019

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Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for November 2019 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information...

Ford recalls 86,296 model F-250, F-350 and F-450 trucks

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Ford Motor Company is recalling 86,296 model year 2018-2019 F-250, F-350 and F-450 Super Duty trucks. The Daytime Running Lights (DRL) may not dim...

Thor recalls motorhomes. Reflectors in wrong place

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Thor Motor Coach is recalling 1,785 model year 2014-2017 Tuscany XTE (models 34ST, 36MQ, 40AX, 40BX, 40EX and 40GQ), 2013-2018 Tuscany (models 38SQ, 40DX,...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Avoid problems with dually tire hose extenders

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble The key to avoiding problems with a hose or any type of valve extension on a tire is to...

RV Doctor: Why does one bathroom sink stink and the other doesn’t?

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Dear Gary, I have two bathroom sinks in my coach: one with the commode and one next to the shower. The one in the hallway...

Not all RV antifreeze is created equal

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris If your rig is sitting in cold country and you haven’t already done so, it’s high time to get...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: “The tire was defective.” Are you sure?

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble Originally posted by tap4154 on an iRV2.com forum: "They are now defective tires and should be replaced under warranty. Heck,...
RV Doctor

RV’s water pump doesn’t pump

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Dear Gary, I’m having my RV winterized for storage. The dealer called to tell me that the pump doesn't work. It is located underneath the...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Weighing an RV – 4-corner or CAT scale?

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble I was reading a thread about scale weights on one of the RV forums. Tireman9 here, an official card-carrying...
maintenance and repair

Truck camper owners: Check out your rims!

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris The official language of wheel dealers reads like this: "The load rating of a wheel, as determined by the...
maintenance and repair

Maintain your roof vents – even in winter

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While it may not seem such a critical item in winter, keeping your roof vents clean and fully operational is an RVer's "good thing."...
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