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Questions tagged [motor-homes]

Though RV stands for "Recreational vehicles", this tag is specifically for questions about the very large North-American-style motor-homes.

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Do U.S. RV parks have high-speed internet facilities?

Do people who RV in the U.S. have to make do with 4G cellular data services, or are there high-speed internet services generally available in motor-home parks? ETA: In the U.S., "high-speed internet" ...
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Motorhome with car in tow - how to pay tolls on a cross country trip in the USA?

How does one pay tolls on a trip from N. California to Boston? Each state has its own toll collection agency and many states no longer have toll collection booths. Also, we are driving a motorhome ...
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Is it viable to drive a RV around California in winter?

I am planning a 10/11-day family trip in an RV this coming January (yes, winter!). Since we are a small team of four people, we are looking at the smallest RV possible, such as this one. So far my ...
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How to stay safe when using an autocaravan?

A friend of mine bought a motorhome/campervan/RV and I am going to get it with him and spend a couple of days in a roadtrip. The idea sounded great until we started questioning security. Especially ...
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Motorcycle type/class for the back of an RV

My partner and I are taking a RV trip through the U.S. and are planning to put a motorcycle on the back of the RV on the hitch. We are looking for a motorcycle that: Is not too long as to stick out ...
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Where can you rent an RV like a car in the USA?

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I'm interested in any nationwide (USA) companies which allow you to rent an RV in one place, and turn it in at another place. I know you can do this with cars, ...
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Exchanging a Motorhome (RV) between USA and Australia

We are planning to visit USA in October and November 2014 and would like to arrange a swap for the Motorhome we have in Australia for one in USA. Does anyone have any contacts we might try. We would ...
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Can a someone with a tourist visa import a caravan or motorhome into New Zealand?

We are going to travel around New Zealand for 9 months next year with our 3 kids. The plan is to tour mostly by caravan or RV. The most economical choice would be to purchase a caravan when we get ...
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Rent motorhome (test-drive for a month) before buying it? [closed]

I'm interested in buying a second-hand motor-home to do tours in Europe I have no experience whatsoever with this kind of vehicles so I figured the best plan would be to be able to rent the motor-...
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Traveling from Salt Lake City to Denver in late Autumn

It is October and I need to travel in an RV, towing a small car, from Salt Lake City to Denver. I'm concerned about road conditions at this time of the year and don't want to get caught in snow. Is ...
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May kids ride in the back of a 5th Wheel in the US?

I'm investigating changing to a 5th wheel RV - that's the kind of travel trailer that you tow behind a pickup. In such a setup, there is no access from the driver in the truck to the living space ...
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RV'ing in Canada - where can you stay to get facilities?

I'm seriously considering taking a RV from Vancouver to Toronto/Montreal in March/April. However, having never driven one before, I was wondering - where are you allowed to park/stay, and what do you ...
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Is there a fuel calculator for RV travel in USA/Canada?

I'm thinking of taking an RV across Canada. However, having never used one before, I'm struggling to figure out how much fuel it might use. I'm hoping there's a calculator for a Compact or Standard ...
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Is there a strong full-time RV (motor home) community in Europe and/or Asia?

In the United States, there is a very definite (if somewhat smallish) community of full-time RV'ers. There are several websites and blogs maintained by people who do not live in a sticks and bricks ...