FMCA slashes rate for roadside assistance plan

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) has rolled out new pricing for its Roadside Rescue plan, available exclusively to its members. For $69 a year, members gain access to an RV plan that provides benefits that include towing to the nearest qualified repair center, lockout assistance, vehicle fluid delivery, tire service, winch-out service, trip routing, and more. Members may also... Read More

Keystone recalls some Crossroads, Volante trailers

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2018 Crossroads Cruiser and Volante travel trailers. These vehicles may have been manufactured with propane gas detectors instead of being manufactured with a combination propane gas/carbon monoxide detector. Without a carbon monoxide (CO) detector, occupants would not be alerted of high levels of carbon monoxide, increasing the risk of injury or death. Keystone has... Read More

Employee error prompts recall of 3,621 Grand Design RVs

Grand Design RV is recalling 3,621 model year 2017-2018 Imagine travel trailers. The wires at the air conditioning unit may detach from the connector and the loose wires may short circuit. A short circuit increases the risk of a fire. The defect relates to improper installation of bell cap wire connectors at the air conditioning unit. The recall population is based... Read More

RVtravel.com making progress promoting RVers’ rights

From editor Chuck Woodbury Dear Reader, We at RVtravel.com continue to do all we can to spread the word on important issues affecting RVers, those that are ignored by other periodicals or websites with influence. Our main focus is alerting the mainstream media to these issues, forcing the profit-obsessed executives in the RV industry to take notice and do something.... Read More

RV shipments hit record high in September

RVs continue to roll out of factories at a record pace according the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). The association’s September survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments totaled 43,598 units, an increase of 29.4% over the 33,704 units shipped last September. September 2017 shipments are the best September on comparable record. RV wholesale shipments have climbed to 378,006 units through... Read More

Would you pay $70 to enter a National Park?

The National Park Service is proposing to raise entry fees to $70 in some of America’s most popular National Parks. The increased fees, the park says, would help pay for badly needed infrastructure improvements such as roads, bridges, campgrounds, waterlines, bathrooms and other visitor services. The new fees would apply to private vehicles in peak season, jumping from current rates of... Read More

Ford recalling more than a million F-series trucks

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 1.3 million 2015-2017 Ford F-150, and 2017 F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, F-650 and F-750 Super Duty trucks. The doors on these vehicles may have a bent or kinked actuation cable or the door latches may freeze after water gets into the latch. Either condition can result in the doors opening while driving although... Read More

Viair portable air compressor does the job!

Andy Pargh, the Gadget Guru, demonstrates the Viair 400P portable air compressor. The small compressor will fool you as it’s a fraction of the size of a typical air compressor but has enough power to inflate a full-size motorhome tire. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury travels with a similar model and loves it. In this 14-minute video, Andy thoroughly explains the unit... Read More