Travel Tips

10 Tips to Save Space in an RV

April 15, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

10 Tips to Save Space in an RV

Isn’t it amazing how much room your RV seems to have when it’s on the dealer show floor? Especially when you move up in size. Whether you go from a 18’ to a 26’ towable or a Class C to a Class A, it just seems oh so much bigger. That is until you start [...]

Spring Cleaning Tips

February 22, 2012 by · 5 Comments 

Spring Cleaning Tips

It is getting to be that time again—time to roll up the sleeves and get busy with spring cleaning and get the rig ready for a great season of travel. Yet sometimes the thought of having to clean and prep the RV can leave you with cold sweats! Spring cleaning can become a big task, [...]

Member Tip: Down Spout

January 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Tip: Down Spout

Submitted by Sidney, British Columbia, Canada Roof downspouts always seem to leave black streaks along the trailer side walls because the spouts are too short. After trying metal downspout extensions and small PVC tubing, which all eventually came off, I found the simplest and most effective solution — clip on a clothespin at each downspout. [...]

Tips for Driving Large Vehicles

January 31, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

Tips for Driving Large Vehicles

There is so much freedom when it comes to traveling in an RV. However, getting behind the wheel of one for the first time can be intimidating. It is not just the size of an RV that takes some getting used to—it is being aware of the challenges that come with piloting a big rig. [...]

Member Tip: Doggy Dilemma

December 20, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Member Tip: Doggy Dilemma

Submitted by Danny Linstrom of Castroville, California

Tips to Safely Transport Your Holiday Treats

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Tips to Safely Transport Your Holiday Treats

Along with the Christmas presents, families also enjoy many good eats and treats this time of year. From casseroles to pies, this holiday is one that will most likely cause us all to add a notch in our belts. The holidays are additionally one of the busiest traveling times of the year. While the holiday [...]

Ask the RV Experts

November 29, 2011 by · 18 Comments 

Ask the RV Experts

Get answers and advice from our technical pros Whenever Good Sam members get together, the topic of conversation often turns to technical advice. RVers have a real need for maintenance, mechanical and product information, and the Good Sam Club is dedicated to meeting that need. Good Sam has been answering members’ technical questions on everything [...]

How to Avoid Wasting Electricity with Holiday Lights

November 29, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

How to Avoid Wasting Electricity with Holiday Lights

It’s not uncommon for RV owners to decorate their vehicles with rope lights and string lights to impress their campground neighbors, and during the holiday season, this certainly becomes more prevalent at campgrounds and homes alike. However, keeping these lights on for an extended period of time can be problematic, especially when you’re trying to [...]

Out of Sight, Out of Smell

November 29, 2011 by · 10 Comments 

Out of Sight, Out of Smell

Submitted by Robert Swadell of Henderson, Nev.  Have you ever noticed how the laundry bag gets bigger and bigger – and invariably spends most its time in the shower? Our solution was to install a trap door in the floor of our coach, leading to a hamper in an outside storage compartment. Not only does [...]

Preventing Tire Problems

November 10, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Preventing Tire Problems

Tips courtesy of Good Sam Roadside Assistance  Most RV owners know how important it is to check our tires, yet only 14% of U.S. drivers properly check their tire pressure on a regular basis.* Proper tire care can prevent breakdowns, crashes, improve handling, give you better fuel economy and extend the life of your tires. [...]

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