Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros, travel advice, a handy website of the day, tips on our favorite RVing-related products and, of course, a good laugh. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate you. Please tell your friends about us.
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“Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you’ll die of a misprint.”
― (sometimes attributed to Mark Twain)
Need an excuse to celebrate? Today is National Sock Day! (*These socks are on our Christmas list this year.)
Tip of the Day
Full-timers and health insurance
Insurance affordability is in the eye of the beholder, but there are many companies that will provide varying levels of health insurance for a monthly or semi-annual fee. The obvious point here is even a short hospitalization can produce tens of thousands of dollars in costs, and an office or urgent care visit with the attending tests can run into several thousands.
If you set out on the full-time lifestyle without health insurance, you are betting everything you have that neither of you will become seriously ill. It’s a crapshoot, my friends. I cannot in good conscience recommend this lifestyle to you without your having adequate health insurance coverage. Here is an insurance broker that works with RVers to find the best and most affordable coverage: RVer Insurance Exchange.
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How to deal with unwanted noise
In this day and age of RV parks with tightly packed campsites, unwanted noise can be irritating or, even worse, keep you awake at night. Here from RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury are a few ways to get rid of unwanted noise or at least mask it. Read more.
Did you buy a lemon RV? Here’s more about RV lemons and lawyers who will represent you if you need help.
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Look ahead for trouble
Take a tip from Kevin Moore: If somewhere looks too small to drive through or park in it probably is. I’ve rolled the dice before and it always comes up snake eyes.
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Random RV Thought
An RV stored at home can come in handy as a guest bedroom for visitors. Do any of you have your guests stay in your RV?
Don’t take a break on your brakes!
Every RVer needs one of these!
Wonder what it would be like to have your brakes go out while you’re going down a long, steep grade? You might find out if your brake fluid is moisture-contaminated. Water in brake fluid boils and can wipe out your braking ability! Buy yourself a brake-fluid tester for less than $10 that warns you if there’s too much water in your fluid. Simply dip the tester into your rig’s brake fluid and you’ll be able to see where you stand. Learn more or order.
Website of the day
More than 60,000 free eBooks. These books are free in the U.S. because their copyright has expired. Happy reading!
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Leave here with a laugh
Tongue Twister: Say “Toy Boat” five times fast. Then, get everyone else you know to say it out loud too! You’ll be laughing hard, we promise.
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RV Daily Tips Staff
Editor and Publisher: Chuck Woodbury. Managing editor: Emily Woodbury. Senior editor: Diane McGovern. Marketing director: Jessica Sarvis. Financial affairs director: Gail Meyring. IT wrangler: Kim Christiansen.
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