January 2011

Las Cruces Update – Good Sam’s Parking Rights Council

January 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Las Cruces Update – Good Sam’s Parking Rights Council

When it comes to RV parking rights, knowledge is power. Take the case of Rick and Sharon Alm, Good Sam members who almost ran afoul of the Las Cruces, New Mexico, city council when local leaders considered an ordinance requiring RV pads to be more than 5 feet from property lines. The couple realized that [...]

Smile & Save at Orlando’s World Famous Theme Parks

January 30, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Smile & Save at Orlando’s World Famous Theme Parks

Good Sam Club and The Official Ticket Center of Orlando, Florida, have entered into a partnership to bring you the lowest prices on Orlando theme park tickets. If you plan to visit Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld or any of Orlando’s world famous theme parks, then please check with the Official Ticket Center first. [...]

Alaska and the Yukon Territory

January 30, 2011 by · 7 Comments 

Alaska and the Yukon Territory

by Dee Reed It’s never too late to make a resolution about travel, and the ultimate travel destination for RVers is Alaska. Your driving route will also take you through Canada’s beautiful Yukon Territory. So put it on your list and start making plans. After you plan your route, it’s time to make reservations at [...]

Riverview RV Park

January 29, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Riverview RV Park

Fairbanks, Alaska Riverview RV Park differs from the other major RV parks in the Fairbanks area, because it is NOT in the noisy traffic areas of Fairbanks caused by heavy auto, airport, and boat traffic. Riverview RV Park is conveniently located just 9 miles from either North Pole or Fairbanks, on the Chena River upstream [...]

This one mistake could cost you …

January 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This one mistake could cost you …

Many members make the mistake of believing their basic health insurance plan or Medicare will pay for all their treatment costs if they get cancer. Unfortunately, they can find out too late that there are deductibles, copays, policy maximums, and coverage exclusions when it comes to their treatment. All these can add up to a [...]

Vermin Veil

January 28, 2011 by · 12 Comments 

Vermin Veil

Marvin Bryant, Littleton, Colorado When my RV is not being used, I have found it advantageous to leave the sewer open and the cover off to allow the tanks to be vented. I was concerned about insects or whatever getting in the tank. Using a couple of cable tie wraps, or a hose clamp, I [...]

Left Hand Turn Only!

January 27, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Left Hand Turn Only!

by Good Sam Club Members Dennis & Gayle Valy In May of 2008, Gayle and I were leaving a campground in northern Illinois when our motorhome started to “shimmy.” We were on a small county road with no shoulders. I slowed down and it stopped shimmying so I continued on. It started again so I made the mistake [...]

How would you pay a $10,030 hospital bill?

January 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

That’s the average cost of a nearly five-day hospital stay these days.2 What if you become sick or hurt and are hospitalized Sure, your current health insurance plan or Medicare will pay part of the bill. But there are deductibles, copayments, and benefit limitations that most plans don’t pay. Then there are all the little [...]

Where is the best place to RV during the winter months and why?

January 26, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

On Facebook  recently we asked “Where is the best place to RV during the winter months and why?”  Below are just a few responses… Myrna Bowman >> A place where it is warm, which is hard to find this year. Wendy Rydberg >> Any place without snow. I still need to dig mine out from [...]

Shaping up for Your Valentine … and Yourself

January 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Shaping up for Your Valentine … and Yourself

by Paula Loehr, R.N. Over the years, your doctor has probably convinced you that limiting caloric intake and upping the exercise quotient will improve your overall health and fitness. After all, it’s commonly known that obesity and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to major health problems such as diabetes and osteoarthritis, as well as diseases [...]

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