WAYS TO MAKE MONEY ON THE ROAD

More and more people are becoming interested in RVing, whether that be full-time or traditional traveling.. However, one of the factors that often holding people back is the ability to earn money to support their traveling dream.

 

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While this may seem difficult to fathom at first, it is possible to earn a living and travel in an RV. You may have to put some sweat into it, but there are many RVers who work while traveling.

Plus, if you are able to make money while in your RV, you may not be as bound by having limited vacation days at your current job. This means more time to travel and explore new places in your RV!

 

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4 TIPS FOR FINANCING AN RV

Much like buying a car, most people who buy an RV must first obtain financing. Many RVs are a major life purchase, and financing makes RVing afforadable, similar to how a person affords a home by getting a mortgage.

 

With that being said, you do want to be smart with how you handle your finances. Unlike houses, RVs depreciate the moment you drive them off the lot. By being careful when financing your RV, you are more likely to be happy with your purchase, plus you’ll be able to save the most money.

 

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Here are my tips for financing an RV:

 

Improve your credit score.

Before you set out to buy an RV with a loan, you should make sure your credit score is as high as you can get it.

 

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SAVING MONEY ON RV STAYS

One of the largest pieces of a person’s RV budget is usually the amount of money they spend to park their RV somewhere each night.

This makes sense, as it’s a need!

However, that doesn’t mean that you need to break your budget in order to sleep each night. There are many ways to stay affordably.

Here are my tips for saving money on RV stays.

 

Sign up for RV memberships

There are many different memberships that may help you save money on your nightly stays. Memberships are usually very affordable, with an RVer being able to recoup the cost after just a night or two. These include Good Sam, Passport America, Harvest Hosts, Family Motor Coach Association and Thousand Trails.

 

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TIPS FOR NEGOTIATING THE BEST VALUE AND PRICE ON AN RV

RVs are a lot of fun. Whether you live in yours full-time or just use it for vacation, they can allow you to enjoy traveling while having the comforts of home. You can see new places, bring your pets, have valuable family bonding time, and more when traveling in an RV.

 

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These reasons make buying an RV a major purchase in a person’s life. A buyer wants to make sure that they make the correct purchase while also receiving a good value.

 

While they do bring a lot of enjoyment and turn dreams into reality, a person needs to be wise about their purchase as it’s one of the biggest purchases a person will make in their lifetime.

 

After all, if you’re looking at a new Type B motorhome, you could be looking at spending anywhere from $40,000 to $150,000 and up. New Type C motorhomes can be anywhere from $50,000 to $200,000. Then, there are the Type A motorhomes, which can go into the millions for the extremely luxurious options. There is also a wide range of towables that you may be interested in as well. There’s definitely an RV for everyone!

 

Due to the factors above, saving as much money as you realistically can when purchasing an RV is something every person will want to do. Below are tips for negotiating the best value and price on an RV.

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5 RV EXPENSES TO BUDGET FOR

There is no single RV budget that fits all. The budget available, as well as needs that can be planned for, depend on the type of RV and the RVer’s lifestyle. Some people are able to live their RV dream on $1,000 a month, whereas others may live on budgets higher or lower. However, there are many common expenses that the average RVer encounters.

By knowing these ahead of time, you are more likely to have fun since you won’t have unexpected RVing expenses impacting your monthly budget.

Knowing about the common RV expenses will also help you figure out which RV best fits your lifestyle, how big of a budget you have to work with, and more.

Below are five RV expenses to consider when making your budget.

 

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