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Rent Or Buy An Rv?
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Rent Or Buy An Rv?

Hello folks, Kymee here again.

In this article I would love to help and give you some ideas on whether you should rent an RV.

Renting an RV can save some money or just make things a lot more comfortable and convenient.

Here are just a few reasons I think it would be nice to rent,

Lets say a husband and wife walk on a sales lot and can’t agree on which RV that they think will work for them, or not sure they even need to purchase one. I do know that dealers or owners would not agree to letting their RV go out for a spin for the weekend just to see if it works out.

So here is an option that might make both happy. Simply go to one of the rental RV lots. Most likely they will have an RV that looks close to what you think you would like. Make sure it is the length you had in mind, the floor plan you were thinking, and the style.

Different Styles of RVs

Here is some examples of different styles in motor homes; Class A, Class B, class C, or a travel trailer and Some of the rental places will also have toy haulers.

You might find that after renting one it is not your way of traveling, or that the type won’t work like you thought. Better to find out now than to find out later and suffer buyer's remorse. I have heard people rent many before landing on one that made them happy.

Not Much Time...

If you are a very busy family with, sports, recitals, or maybe you know you will only use an RV once or twice a year because of your demanding job. Sit down and do the math it might make more sense to rent one. NO maintenance, NO monthly insurance, No storage fees and the rental insurance will cover any accidents that may occur. There is no benefit to an RV sitting and not being used. Although life could change later on and you may decide it is better to own one. Now you know which kind to buy.

Hmmm to Stay with the In-laws?

Okay now it is time for the family reunion, wedding or some type of get together for the holidays. My point is you are a large family and to all stay in one house is not an option and staying in a hotel could be pricey. Heres what I would suggest, look at the price to rent an RV. Then stay at a nearby camp ground or some residents may have RV parking. Now you have your own space and you are still close to the gathering. When its time to leave chances will be that everyone is still smiling and looking forward to the next visit.

What if you are from the other side of the Pond?

Now to the travelers from out of the country that visit here for one to six months. I will save that for the next segment. Lets just say many numbers still need crunched.

Obviously in all these options you will need to sit down and see what makes the most sense for your budget. Many times it won’t have anything to do with the money it just make sense.

Hope I didn’t confuse an issue that's been brewing just trying to share some options. Or my ideas.

There are many companies that rent motor homes and there are private parties that will also rent their RV.

Best of luck,

See ya out there.

Kymee

Love to hear your questions, comments or ideas.


Street Talk

Hey Kymee... great article.. don't know if you saw my wishlist blog about buying an RV to retire in... this has certainly given me some ideas... but I do like the Vista 6 for us.

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  about 5 years ago
  

No I don't blame you I Like the class C with the walk around bed for us,,,We do own a motorhome, it is a Class A. Just can't do the tent thing, at least not for extended amount of time. I hope you are able to make your dream come true. Thanks for commenting. Kymee BTW, I really love all your stuff,,,, ;o)

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  about 5 years ago
Anna Ware  

Renting one for sure, being from the other side of the pond I'm beginning (thanks to you) think that renting a RV would be a good way too see some of the States.

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  about 6 years ago
  

Well let me know when you are over here I tell you what not to miss ; O)

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  about 6 years ago
Anna Ware  

Thank you so much :).

  
  about 6 years ago
Taz   

Thanks for this info. I have been debating on whether to rent one.

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  about 6 years ago
  

If you do please share with me and everyone your great adventure,,,, I know and many as we have done there always some great highlights, that will never be forgotten. God bless Kymee

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  about 6 years ago
  

Thank you, and Thank you for stopping by Bill for stopping by, I agree I hate to see it when RVs just sit. It really should be traveling and having a great time.RIght? You have a great day. Kymee ;O) Hey is there something I can put in my hummingbird feeder to keep the birds coming, but keep the bees away??

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  about 6 years ago
William6  

Another Great Article Kymee. No question here..Renting is the only option for me...I have seen to many RV's wind up as storerooms and in one case a doghouse (what a waste that was) I don't get to travel that much right now with the recession and all. Still looking forward to the day though. Once again, great article. Be well!!

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  about 6 years ago

Awesome article Kymee and love your website. I love the whole idea of RV travel. You capture it all so well and all from your heart with all your passion. You will surely be very successful in this online business. Just a matter of time. I really loved that pink van on one of your website pages. I could imagine Val and I cruising the country side in that one:) Nice work, Robbie :)

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  about 6 years ago
  

Thank you Robbie, When the day comes, I will be on the look out for a pink westfailia so you can see me and the whole country. I think we need to paint some flowers on it first.....;: O) God bless you, I really know he does Kymee

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  about 6 years ago

I never been in a camping but I would love to share this great info to our friend. Thanks much, Kymee!

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  about 6 years ago
  

Well you owe it to yourself to try to go someday. I think that you will enjoy yourself. or at least will be able to say you did it.... Thanks for sharing it with your friends. God bless Kymee

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  about 6 years ago
  

The links are fixed in this article if you would like to give it to your friend. Thanks again

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  about 6 years ago
Sherry B.  

Great article! Lots of great information to think about. I never thought about the cost of keeping up on owning your own RV.... renting one would be something my family should look into sometime rather than buying since right now we only go camping about twice a year if we are lucky. Thanks for the idea Kymee! Best wishes and God Bless! Sherry

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  about 6 years ago
  

Great I would love to hear if you rent one....and I would love to have a guest blog on the experience Thanks for stopping by God bless to you Kymee

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  about 6 years ago
  

Sorry it took me so long to comment back to you I just saw your comment this morning. I am really glad that this helped, I don't have a doubt that when the day comes and you can go, you will have a great time. I especially hope you will share the story with me.

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  about 6 years ago

I enjoyed reading your article, Kymee. My wife and I are considering renting an RV to drive across country and back. You surprised me by not linking from your article to a rental list or a gallery of photos. I was hoping to get an idea of costs :)

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  about 6 years ago
  

I am sorry I do have a affiliate with El monte RV on my site but I could not get my Link to work it is kymees outdoor world and it is a my own site if you want to visit my site....I would love it.......;O) Kymee

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  about 6 years ago
  

I fixed the links if you decide to you still want to check them out if you haven't already. Thanks again Kymee

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  about 6 years ago
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