Tuesday, February 24, 2015

RV Tips to Help You Get Ready for Your Next Big Trip

There is nothing quite like heading out and getting ready for a vacation. Just the anticipation of all the fun that you are going to have is pretty exciting! But, before you head out across the country in your RV, you want to make sure that you have everything ready and set, so you don't have any unexpected setbacks along the way, because that is the last thing that you need! These tips will help you get ready for your next big trip!

Clean, Clean, Clean!
It is important that your RV is nice and clean before you head out on your big trip. The last thing you'll want to do is to be riding around in an RV filled with garbage or remnants of your last trip. After all, you're going to be making new memories! Take some time out each day in the week leading up to your trip, and use that time to clean out the RV a little bit each day. Before you know it, you'll have it in tip-top shape and ready to go!

Make Sure Everything is in Working Order
You'll want to make certain that the vehicle aspect of your RV is in working order. Make sure that you check the oil, fill up the gas tank, the windshield washer fluid, assure that your tires do not have any holes in them, and make sure to fill them up with air. Perhaps you're bringing your elevation toy haulers. You'll want to make sure that the area your placing your toys is secure and safe, so as to assure a safe ride.

Pack the Vehicle
When it comes to packing up your vehicle, if you plan on bringing a lot of stuff and you aren't sure where to put it all, try to take some extra time out in one of the days leading up to your vacation. Grab a piece of paper and map it out! While it may seem silly, this diagram will actually help you to pack up your RV! You'll be able to see ahead of time where everything will go and how it will fit together, making it easier to pack when the time to do so actually comes!

Shop for Items before You Leave
If you still have items on your shopping list that you have to get before you leave, it is always a great idea to get that shopping done in the week or so before you are all set to leave. Try to buy travel sized items of your favorite shampoos, toothpastes, body washes, etc. Make sure when you go shopping that you pick up various snack and beverage items. Doing so will minimize the stops that you will have to make along the way, thus getting you to your destination all that much faster!

Once you have done all of these things, then, congratulations, you are all ready to go on your next vacation! Except for one last thing: Make sure that you have lots of fun!