RV Sales & Rentals Skyrocketing as Americans Avoid Air Travel

RV Sales & Rentals Skyrocketing as Americans Avoid Air Travel

Over the last two months, the unemployment rate in the U.S. has jumped from below 4% to over 14%, and some analysts expect it to reach highs of 25% before the pandemic is over. That, along with health and safety closures, had caused devastating hits to sales of products at...

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Dozens of Florida RV Parks Offer Free Housing for Health Care Workers

Dozens of Florida RV Parks Offer Free Housing for Health Care Workers

Photo: Park model rentals at the Spanish Main RV Resort in Thonotosassa, one of many Sun RV resorts in Florida offering free one-month stays to health care workers to quarantine from their families. 62 RV parks in the state of Florida have banded together to provide a month’s worth of...

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Camping World & Gander Begin Curbside Pick-Up and other COVID-19 Adjustments

Camping World & Gander Begin Curbside Pick-Up and other COVID-19 Adjustments

RV product retailers Camping World and Gander RV announced Thursday evening several changes in operations to help customers retain access to RV necessities while limiting potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus. An email to customers from Camping World Holdings CEO Marcus Lemonis stated that effective immediately, Camping World and Gander...

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FMCA Cancels August Convention in Lincoln, NE

FMCA Cancels August Convention in Lincoln, NE

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) has announced the cancellation of their fall convention scheduled for August 26-29, 2020, at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

Campgrounds are seeing an uptick in reservation requests from traveling nurses, many of whom use their RVs as their self-contained home while they are on temporary assignment at hospitals and other medical facilities across the country.

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Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazard

Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazard

Honda is recalling 340,000 portable generators, including 200,000 that were recalled last year for a separate issue.

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New Mexico State Parks Suspend Camping Over Coronavirus Concerns

New Mexico State Parks Suspend Camping Over Coronavirus Concerns

Overnight camping and events at New Mexico State Parks are suspended from March 13 through April 9, 2020, according to a statement on the department’s social media. Visitors with existing reservations through April 9, 2020, will be contacted by Reserve America to cancel and refund reservations. New Mexico State Parks...

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5th Wheels Are About to Get Bigger

5th Wheels Are About to Get Bigger

The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) Board of Directors has approved the removal of a Board-mandated 430-square-foot size limitation for fifth wheels in set-up mode (with slides extended).

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Ford Announces US-Built Electric Transit Chassis

Ford Announces US-Built Electric Transit Chassis

The first viable mass-marketed electric motorhomes are likely to come in the guise of a Class B campervan, and the electric Ford Transit could be the chassis RV manufacturers look to. Ford announced yesterday that best-selling cargo van in the world will be electrified for the 2022 model year for...

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Good Sam Club to Create RV Storage Network

Good Sam Club to Create RV Storage Network

Members of the Good Sam Club, a subsidiary of Camping World Holdings, will soon receive value-added benefits at RV storage facilities across the country, including discounted rates. The Good Sam Club currently offers discounts and certification of a minimum quality to over 2,400 campgrounds in the nation, and now they’re...

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