For some RV owners, a mobile hotel on wheels represents an inexpensive way to tour long distances. Without having to unpack and repack your bags at every stop. Not only that, you can save money by cooking your own meals. And you can even bring the family pets along. Also with an overnight stay at a full-service campground costing just $25 to $45, Go RVing Canada estimates it can be up to 78% cheaper to vacation with an RV. Versus a regular holiday, even when you factor in the ownership or rental costs.
For anyone thinking about adopting the RV lifestyle, it’s best to take a slow and steady approach. “A pop-up camper that you can tow is a great way to start. And for about $6,000 you can figure out if you want to get into the lifestyle or not,” says Doug Kemp, sales manager at Owasco RV Centre in Whitby, Ont. Another popular option is renting a trailer. Or even a small motorhome to test the waters. If you have the ability to tow a small RV with your own vehicle, the rental cost can range from about $400 a week for a small pop-up trailer to $750 a week for a larger travel trailer. And for the motorhome style of RV that you drive yourself, rental costs begin at about $600 a week in low season (late September to early June). And rises to $1,200 in the summer.
Introducing the Mountain Directory Ebooks!
In an attempt to make mountain driving a little safer for truckers and RV’ers, R&R Publishing Inc. has been collecting and publishing information about mountain passes and steep grades since 1993. We now offer this information in several formats. AND we still have the printed books (over 140,000 sold). Also we now have three digital versions. Ebooks, which will work on PC’s and laptops running Windows, we have apps for iPhones and iPads, and we have apps for Android phones and tablets.
Travel with safety – safety from knowledge and information about navigating through the Mountain Grades and Terrain.