First Timers 
with little road experience 
Go slow! Take time to learn 

Whether you're a family of weekend campers or a retired couple looking to travel full-time, every RV beginner has to know a few important things before making the maiden voyage.

Here are 6  tips to consider before you  head out

Tip 1: Decide Whether to Buy or Rent  

Take it from us: rent, rent, rent. Especially at first, until you decide to take some major trips and have determined what suits you best.

Look, there are so many types of RVs out there. Class A’s, B’s, C’s, towables – how do you choose what’s best?

Tip 2: Get to Know Your RV  

With little road experience, it's especially important that RV beginners take time to learn how the motorhome works, even if it's just a rental. If something breaks, you should be able to assess the problem, and potentially fix it.

Tip 3: Take a Practice Drive  

Consider the roads you plan to drive on, and take a smaller trip on similar terrain.As an RV beginner you don't yet know what will move around in the living area or how hard it will be to switch lanes, ascend hills, and park.

>We are taking the RV on a road trip down Baja California, Mexico! Today we are tying up loose ends and tomorrow we are crossing the border.

Tip 4: Bring Tools and Spare Parts

Pack a well-stocked tool kit, and add in the things that your RV might need, like extra fuses, light bulbs, jumper cables, nuts, bolts and connectors. In addition, be sure to bring parts that are unique to your rig. .

Tip 5: Don't Wing It

The urge to be spontaneous is tempting when your home is on wheels. There's a certain pleasure in going where you want, when you want." Still, have a plan.

Tip 6: Create a Campground Setup Checklist

As an RV beginner, you might not have a campground routine yet. Therefore, having a checklist will ensure everything is set up as it should be. 

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