RV and Camping Money Saving Tips: How to Stretch your Budget and Camp More

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If you’re reading this article, you likely already know how fun camping can be. It’s a wonderful family activity and a great alternative to traditional travel. However, budgeting for leisure activities and vacations is getting more difficult in today’s economic climate. Camping can be a much more affordable alternative to traditional travel, but it doesn’t mean it’s always affordable. If you travel in an RV or camp in a tent, you incur many different expenses when camping. The first, often the most visible expense, is purchasing your camping gear, RV, or accessories. However, once you have this, you’ll still need … Read more

How Much More Will You Spend in Gas this Year for Your RV (2022)?

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There’s no question that the higher gas prices are putting a strain on everyone’s wallets. It’s one of the most noticeable increases in people’s monthly expenses. It’s easy to notice the higher gas prices while you stand at the pump, watching the price ticker climb as we fill the tank. Without question, it’s easy to feel the pain when you see that increased dollar amount at the pump compared to what it cost just a few months ago. For RVers, seeing this increase can be shocking at the pump, especially if you have a large fuel tank or are using … Read more

10 Simple Steps to Lower Your RV Propane Use

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Heating your RV in the winter can be expensive, but there are steps you can take to make it more affordable. Most RVs will utilize a propane furnace for heating. A typical 30 lb propane tank size will contain seven gallons of propane. Most RVs will have two tanks, providing you, on average 14 gallons for your heating, cooking, and hot water needs. An average RV furnace will utilize about 1 gallon of liquid propane for every 3 hours of run time. That means if your furnace is running 12 hours a day in the winter, you will use about … Read more

Finally: A Rewards Credit Card for the RV and Camping Community

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If you’ve been earning rewards on your credit card and been frustrated with the lack of options for your RV and camping lifestyle, you now have a new option. The Credit One Bank Wander Card is a new rewards credit card built for people who travel to their own beat. Designed with the RV and camping community in mind, this card offers some enticing benefits that may pique your interest. The first benefit of the Wander Card that jumped right out to me was the new member crest for the National Park Pass. If you’ve been touring the country in … Read more

Top 3 Gas Savings Strategies for the RV Owner

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While you can’t avoid high gas prices when RVing there are several things you can do to save some of your hard-earned money. You don’t need to go to elaborate steps to do this. In this article, we’ll discuss three easy strategies that you can implement to lower your fuel expenses when camping. Here they are: 1)    Find the cheapest gas 2)    Use a gas station loyalty/reward card 3)    Use a dedicated gas credit card If you follow these three steps, you’ll be doing all that you can to save when fueling up. Finding cheap gas Finding cheap gas has become much easier … Read more