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How Much Does Travel Trailer Insurance Cost?

Getting insurance for your travel trailer is usually a good choice–especially if you purchased a new camper.  I recently got two quotes on what it would cost to insure my new trailer, so I thought I’d just share the results here so you know what to expect. Quote #1 from Good Sam’s Insurance: $376 per year (if I remember right) …

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Average Camper Weight (with 13 examples)

In short, an average camper trailer weighs around 5,200 pounds (2,350 kilos) dry weight, which means the weight of the trailer when its tanks are not filled and it has no gear in it.  You can expect to add 1,500 pounds (680 kilos) of gear and water to that number to get a “real world” example. Obviously, this depends dramatically on the …

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19 RV Accessory “Must-Haves” for a New Travel Trailer

If you’re in the market for a new travel trailer or camper, then this article is for you.  I just barely took out my brand new Rockwood 2504s trailer for 3 days of camping, and made a list of some necessities and “must haves” I had to buy for it, and also things I wish I’d bought. Just thought this would …

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Champion 75537i: My favorite RV generator of all time!

When I bought my new 25′ travel trailer, I bought a Champion 75537i inverter generator with remote start, and I’ve been really happy with it so far.  I wanted to provide a REAL review from an ACTUAL owner, instead of those blogs that just recommend stuff to get a commission even if they have never used the product. The Champion 75537i boasts …

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7 Clever Ways to Get a Good Deal on a Travel Trailer

Travel trailers are sold on much higher margins than regular vehicles are.  This is largely due to the fact that RV sales lots make the vast majority of their sales in the summer months and see much less action during the rest of the year.  That is true, at least, in the 3/4 of the country that actually has a …