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3 of the Most Common RV Issues—and What to Do About Them
RVs are a great way to travel and see the world, but sometimes they can have serious issues. Here are three of the most common issues for RVs, and some simple ways you might be able to solve them.
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Jerry
May 15, 2022
You Can Buy This Zero-Emission RV
With work schedules being more flexible than ever, the outdoor lifestyle brand Winnebago is seizing the moment with their one-of-a-kind fully electric RV.
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
Need Help RV Shopping? Here's a Breakdown for You
When considering buying an RV it’s important to look at the different types available for your specific needs.
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
The Winnebago Hike: Why the Tiny Camper is the Perfect Vacation Companion
Can a fun-size camper offer hot showers, massive gear storage, and still fit in your driveway? Could parking, storing, and towing your RV be a concern of the past?
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Jerry
Mar 07, 2022
A Look at the Most Expensive RV in the World
The EleMMent Palazzo is the most expensive RV in the world. And after a look into its spec, as well as world-class interior, it’s easy to see why.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Check Out These Insane RV Interiors
Get a look at some of the most extravagant RV interiors.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Is This Nearly $11,000 Trailer Really the ‘Coolest Camper Ever’?
The SylvanSport GO was hailed by the National Geographic Adventure as the “Coolest. Camper. Ever.” Does it live up to its title?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What Vehicle Should Bring Astronauts to the Launch Pad? You Can Help NASA Choose
The Astrovan has transported astronauts to their Space Shuttle launch pad since 1984. Now, NASA is searching for a newly designed “astromobile,” and asking the public for input.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
This Funky, One-of-a-Kind RV Might Be Up for Grabs Soon
The Chummer is a rare RV that combines a Ford Chinook Baja and a Hummer H2. Only one was ever made, and the current owner is thinking about selling it soon.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How To Take Care of Your RV Tires so You Don't Ruin a Family Trip
You should take care of your RV tires and regularly maintain them to prevent any flats or blowouts on the road. Cleaning your tires or replacing damaged ones are important for staying safe on a road trip.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Get Cheap Insurance For an RV
Lowering your RV insurance rate includes limiting the time spent in your RV, bundling your insurance packages, and storing your RV in a safe location.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What to Look For When Buying an RV
What you should look for when buying an RV are all your needs and budget, family size and hobbies, floor plans, reviews, and insurance rates. Here's some tips for buying an RV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
All About Foremost Insurance
Foremost Insurance is a specialty insurance company that works with affiliates to offer diverse coverage options for your home, auto, and more.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Switch Car Insurance Companies When You Buy an RV
Switching car insurance companies when you buy an RV takes a little leg work, but can be worth the effort.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
RV Safety Essentials To Make Your Road Trip as Safe as Possible
From towing capacities to tire pressure, there are a lot of safety aspects to check in your RV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What to Look Out for When Buying a Vintage Trailer
When you’re shopping for a vintage trailer you’ll want to look out for any potential water damage or structural issues. A cheap trailer might cost more than you think to restore.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
State-of-the-Art Camper Might Be Nicer Than a House
Living Vehicle’s all-inclusive 2022 Pro-EV offers an alternative living situation, with living space and solar power features available.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
4 Luxury RV Options for Your Next Road Adventure
RVs are a popular option for people who want to go on long road trip adventures. There are many different styles of RVs that cater to your needs.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
RVs Might Be a Good Office for People Working Remotely
Remote work has opened up all kinds of new opportunities for people. Many are choosing to pack up an RV for life on the road.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
RVs Are on the Rise, Why Isn’t VW Selling Their Campers in America?
RVs have been a popular option, as they are an easy way for people to vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic. But, VW still isn’t looking to bring its RVs to America.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Winnebago Designs New Wheelchair-Accessible RV
Winnebago designed a more affordable wheelchair-accessible RV. The company sought feedback from wheelchair users and caregivers to make the space safe and comfortable.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on RV

Can you use the bathroom in an RV while it’s driving?
My dad is insistent that we take a family vacation in his new RV this year. My mom doesn’t want to because she says it’ll be a pain to pull over such a big vehicle to use the bathroom every few hours. I told her we can use the RV bathroom while Dad drives. She says I’m wrong! Who’s right here?
Cassandra Hamilton
Mar 17, 2022
How do you keep an RV fridge cold while driving?
Does the fridge in an RV stay cold while you’re driving? Or can you do something to keep it cold? I want to bring cold food with me on my road trip but I’m worried that some of it might go bad.
Liz Jenson
Mar 17, 2022
Where can I get tiny house insurance?
I'm building a tiny house on wheels that I can move to where I want to temporarily live. Where can I get tiny house insurance?
Eric Schad
Aug 17, 2021
Can you live in your van permanently?
I was inspired to create my own campervan after visiting some friends in New Zealand. Living in a campervan there is common among both travelers/tourists and locals. I haven't seen many people that decided to live in a van in the U.S. Can I permanently live in a van legally in the U.S.?
Eric Schad
Aug 03, 2021
Can I run my RV's air conditioner while I'm driving?
We’re planning a road trip out West this summer but I’m worried that it’ll get really hot. Will I be able to run the rooftop air conditioning in my RV while I’m driving?
Liz Jenson
Jan 21, 2022
Can you drink in a motorhome while driving?
My friends and I are planning a road trip in an RV, and I’m in charge of bringing the food and drinks. Obviously, I know that the driver can’t drink while driving, but I’m not sure what the rules are for the rest of the passengers. Can you drink in a motorhome while someone’s driving?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 04, 2022
How do I keep RV pipes from freezing while driving?
I’m taking my RV on a road trip throughout Yellowstone National Park. The weather forecast is looking bitterly cold, so I’m a bit concerned about the plumbing in my RV. How can I keep the pipes from freezing while I’m driving?
Eric Schad
Feb 04, 2022
Does an RV refrigerator work while driving?
I just bought an RV, but I’m not sure about the inner workings of it. If I’m driving, will the refrigerator continue to function?
Eric Schad
Apr 01, 2022
How do you get a conversion van insured?
I bought a RV policy online for a Sprinter van, but it was canceled after underwriting. Where can I get insurance for it? I thought RV policies included vans.
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021
Can you use the microwave in an RV while driving?
Am I able to use the microwave in my RV while we’re on the road? Or do we have to be stopped to use the kitchen? I’m packing for a trip and I’m wondering if I’ll be able to heat things up while driving.
Liz Jenson
Mar 17, 2022
Does driving an RV require a special license?
I was thinking about getting an RV to go on some epic road trips. However, I don’t want to study and have to pass a test to get another license. Does driving an RV need a specialized license?
Eric Schad
Mar 16, 2022
How do you insure personal property when you live in a van?
We are vandwellers and recently had some property stolen. Is there a way to insure our property?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021
Can you use the oven in an RV while driving?
Am I able to cook a frozen pizza in my RV oven while I’m driving? Or do I have to wait until we’re parked? It would be really helpful if I could put it in the oven before we get to our destination so I can just take it out when we get there.
Liz Jenson
Mar 17, 2022
Can you walk around in an RV while driving?
My husband and I are on a cross-country road trip and hit a bit of a snag. I like to get out of the passenger seat to walk around a bit, but he says that it’s dangerous. Is it safe to walk around inside an RV while driving?
Holden Easterbrook
Feb 08, 2022
How do I tow my Tesla Model 3?
I want to take my Tesla on vacation along with our RV. How do I tow a Model 3, and can I hitch it to my RV?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 03, 2021
How do vandwellers get insurance?
My sister is talking about buying a van to live in. How would she get insurance? Is there insurance to cover her personal property since it's not an actual home or rental property?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021
Can I cook in an RV while it’s moving?
My husband and I recently purchased an RV and are really excited to try out all the facilities on our next road trips. We’ll probably use almost everything while parked, but we are curious—can I technically cook in an RV while it’s moving?
Maxine Boyko
Jan 28, 2022
What's the difference between van and RV insurance?
Why do some people insure their vans on a car insurance policy instead of a RV policy? Aren't RV policies cheaper?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021
Can you move around in an RV while driving?
Is it illegal to move around in an RV while you’re driving? I’m getting ready to go on a road trip with my family in our new RV and I don’t know what the rules are about walking around and such.
Liz Jenson
Jan 27, 2022
How much does it cost to insure a motor home?
I’m looking to purchase a motor home for my six-month trip around the country, and although I have experience driving them, I don't know much about insurance. How much would it cost for me to insure a motor home?
Chloe Jenkins
Feb 11, 2022
Can I buy a campervan with over 100,000 miles if I have great credit?
I just got a remote job and I want to travel in a campervan while I work. Unfortunately, I can only afford decked-out campervans that have 100,000 miles or more, but I do have great credit (800+). Can I still get a loan on a campervan with 100,000 miles?
Eric Schad
Aug 10, 2021
How much does it cost to buy an RV?
Are RVs expensive to buy? I rented one with my girlfriend for a trip a few months ago, and I can’t stop thinking about it. I’m thinking about buying one and maybe even moving in full-time, but I want to know what kind of cost I’ll be looking at.
Liz Jenson
Feb 15, 2022
Can I buy RV insurance for a business van?
I'm starting a company and I'm going to buy a van. I will be using it sometimes as a personal vehicle, but mainly for business. I heard RV insurance is cheaper than a commercial policy. Is this the insurance I should get?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021
Can I run my generator while driving my motorhome?
I’m going on a road trip with my family and I want them to be comfortable throughout the drive. I have a generator in my motorhome, so I was thinking I could run it to let them cook or watch television. Can I run my generator while driving?
Eric Schad
Feb 03, 2022
What kind of roadside assistance would tow a travel trailer?
Are there any roadside assistance programs or insurance add-ons that will help tow a trailer? Recently, my family got stuck when our F150 wouldn't start. We had a travel trailer attached and while USAA would tow the truck, they wouldn't tow the trailer.
Miles Smith
Jul 23, 2021
Can you run your RV furnace while driving?
I’m taking my RV from Seattle up to Anchorage this fall. The temperatures are frigid, and I’m going to be with my wife and daughter, who both get cold rather easily. Can I run the heater in my RV while driving?
Eric Schad
Jan 19, 2022
Can you sleep in an RV while driving?
I just bought an RV and I’m excited to take my first trip. I think I’m going to invite a few of my friends to Bonnaroo, but the trip is about eight hours. Can my friends sleep in the RV while I’m driving?
Eric Schad
Mar 11, 2022
How can I charge an RV battery while driving?
I have a second battery in my RV, and I want to make sure it’s always charged. How do I charge an RV battery while I’m driving?
Eric Schad
Jan 19, 2022
Can you use a generator while driving?
My wife and I are heading on a trip in our RV—can we use our generator while driving?
Jason Tushinski
Jan 28, 2022
Do outlets work in an RV while driving?
I’m trying to plan a road trip with my family. My wife works on and off during the week. I’m hoping she’ll be able to plug in her laptop, phone, etc. while we’re traveling. Will the outlets in my RV work while I’m driving?
Liz Jenson
Jan 21, 2022

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