Choosing The Perfect RV

When it comes to buying an RV there are several questions you should ask yourself before you make your final decision. There are so many factors that go into RV living that you need to make sure you cover all your bases before you choose which one to buy. Here are some important questions every potential RV buyer should ask themselves before making the purchase.

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1. What Sort Of Camping Will We Be Doing?

This is an important question to ask yourself. Some people prefer the primitive style of camping, for those we suggest the pop tents or pull trailers. Other prefer GLAMPING. Yes, glamping is a real thing in this day and age. For those who prefer to still live comfortably while traveling and camping, go for a class A, airstream or vintage.

2. Where Do We Want To Set Up Camp?

This may be one of the more crucial questions you ask yourself. Why? Because the size of your RV will easily dictate where you are going to park it. So think about where you plan on parking most of the time. If you plan on staying in the State or National Park RV camp systems, you are going to want to look for something smaller, most would suggest 32ft at most, just because the camping spaces are compact, parking a big rig there would be quite the challenge. If you are looking to stay in full-amenity RV Parks, then a big rig is fine.

3. How Much Will I Be Traveling?

RV’s are more like vehicles than homes, remember that. So that means that you need to be prepared for maintenance. If you are wanting to live off the beaten path, make sure you find an RV with larger holding tanks, solar capabilities and one that can handle the off-the-grid lifestyle.

4. Who Is Going With Me?

This is one of those questions that effects the purchase quite drastically. If you are planning to travel with your family, then the larger big rig’s would be your best bet. If you plan to travel alone, maybe a pop tent and if this is a retirement plan and it will be just you and your significant other, then there is no harm in choosing something a little more compact but still livable.

RVing can be tricky and you may not find your perfect fit with your first purchase. Some buy big and downsize, other small and upsize. But if you make sure to ask yourself those questions and cover all your bases before making your final purchase, you will have close to exactly what you need!

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