A new survey by the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) confirms what many of us already knew; RVing (and camping) is a great way to stretch your vacation dollars, allowing you to get more vacation for the money. According to the survey 90% of RV owners felt RVing had the benefit of affordability with 79% reporting between 15-75% savings over other means of travel.
The following chart was produced by RVIA and shows how the savings can quickly add up.
|Vacation Type||Itinerary||Amount Saved By RV|
|Folding Camping Trailer vs. Car / Hotel||Denver toGrand Canyon||54 percent|
|Type C Motorhome vs. Airline / Rental Car / Hotel||Atlanta toOrlando||53 percent|
|Travel Trailer vs. Airline / Rental Car / Rental Home||Washington, D.C.to Cape Cod||43 percent|
If RVing is a way of life to you then this is nothing new, but if you are unfamiliar with the benefits an RV can bring, try it today and see what the buzz is all about. You just might find there is more left in your wallet than you expected!