RV park fees higher this Labor Day weekend

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Labor Day marks the traditional end to the summer camping season. According to data gathered by CampgroundViews.com, 2018 will have the highest overnight camping fees ever recorded with average nightly rates for a traditional camping site increasing 6 percent from 2017 to $31.53. The company gathers data on campgrounds and RV parks in…

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Fed up with your defective RV? Get help!

Here’s an ever-expanding list of resources where you can report, share or discuss your problems with RV manufacturers or dealers. This is a work in progress, and we invite your suggestions for other resources to include. Send them to chuck@rvtravel.com Step One: If you have a problem with your RV you cannot resolve, please describe your situation at the Facebook Group RV…

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Newmar recalls motorhomes for loose bolts issue

Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2017-2019 Newmar Ventana LE and Ventana motorhomes, 2018 Mountain Aire and Essex motorhomes, and 2017-2018 London Aire motorhomes. The brake caliper mounting bolts on the vehicles may be insufficiently tightened, allowing the bolts to loosen. If the brake caliper mounting bolts loosen, braking performance many be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash Newmar will…

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‘Cook’ in the Breaking Bad motorhome with the show’s stars

This is a fun video starring Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston from the award-winning TV series “Breaking Bad.” The series is the story of a high school chemistry teacher who turns to meth manufacturing (at first in an old Bounder motorhome) along with an ex-student (Jesse Pinkman, played by Paul). In the video, which is hilarious, especially if you were…

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Do you or your partner use a CPAP machine for sleep apnea?

CPAP machines provide an effective solution to obstructive sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. We know many RVers use these devices, but we wonder how many. One concern with using the machine while RVing is maintaining a dependable source of electricity, which can be a problem. A few inexpensive RVs may not even…

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Industry experts appear live tonight on Facebook, YouTube

(August 22, 2018) — Hour Two of this evening’s taping of the radio program The RV Show USA will feature a candid visit with RV inspector Al Pearce to discuss the oftentimes overlooked subject of lubricants and the importance of testing them. Similar to a blood test in humans, a fluids analysis in a motorhome, for example, can provide valuable insight about…

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