If you’re like thousands of people out there who are new to RVing you probably have a lot of questions. Whether you’ve recently enjoyed tailgating in a friend’s RV, saw your neighbor enjoying their RV during the summer, or simply got the itch to have the freedom and flexibility RVing is known for, we put together a list of three of the most common questions those new to RVing ask.
What is my lifestyle?
This is probably one of the most common questions new RVers ask. After all, it helps you determine which type of RV will work best for your lifestyle. It’s a question you’ll find yourself asking each time you buy a new RV, because your life stage tends to change over time. There are several RV lifestyles. Weekenders traditionally use their RV for short weekend camping trips and as a result tend to buy pop-up campers or expandables. Both vacationers and snowbirds (those who head south for winter) enjoy longer trips (more than a week long) and usually demand larger kitchens and bathrooms found in travel trailers and fifth wheels, while full-timers live on the road 100% of the time and typically live in motorhomes or high end fifth wheels.
What amenities do I need?
The answer to this question depends largely on how you plan to use your RV and where you plan to vacation. If you’re looking at spending a lot of time boondocking (staying in more primitive areas without water or electricity), you’ll want to make sure your RV has larger fresh, grey and black water tanks along with a generator to run your appliances. If, however, you’re looking at staying at local state parks with dump stations and fresh water hookup, you can get away with going for a unit with smaller tanks and maybe more luxurious features like big entertainment centers and plush furniture.
What kind of vehicle do I need to tow my RV?
This depends on the RV you buy. Today many RVs are made to be incredibly lightweight and easy to tow, so you can use the family mini van or SUV. Here at Moore’s RV we have a wide variety of lightweight trailers including the Cougar X-Lite, Viking Ultra Lite, Kodiak, and Aspen Trail. Before you buy any RV make sure you speak with our experienced team to know what your car can tow or the type of car you would need to tow the unit you’re interested in.
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