RV Repairs Urbandale IA
Lake Keomah State Park
2720 Keomah Lane
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Council Bluffs, IA
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The Cost of RVing
State and County Parks – Every state in the union provides and maintains State Parks that provide extensive facilities and services to hikers, campers, and RVers. Sources of information include Internet sites, 800 telephone numbers, brochures, and materials provided at the Interstate Highway System welcome stations and visitors' centers. Many State Parks offer reduced campground fees to senior citizens and other discount programs for RVers and campers.
County and other regional parks are the "sleepers" of the campgrounds and RV resorts. They tend to be very casual and relaxing places to stay, with excellent recreational facilities and the advantage of very reasonable fees. As east coast RVers, two of our favorites are Jekyll Island Campground in Jekyll Island, Georgia, and James Island Campground in Charleston, South Carolina.
Free Sites – Become a work camper and enjoy a site at no cost, or for a very low rate, in exchange for working part–time or full–time at an RV resort, campground, or state or municipal park. Check the Workamper News and KOA Work Kamper websites for job opportunities.
National Park Passes – RVers and campers visiting our magnificent National Parks) will find savings on entry fees and other NPS programs, including camping fees, with the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass programs . Any one can purchase the Annual Pass for $80 a year. The Access Pass is a lifetime free pass available only to the disabled. Seniors 62 years of age and older are eligible for the Senior Pass, another lifetime pass that costs $10.
Groceries – The discount tags available from most supermarkets provide another way to cut costs of RV trips with savings of 2 to 5 percent on your grocery bills. We recommend attaching the discount key tags to your RV key ring so they're readily available on future trips.
RV Insurance – RVers need several types of RV insurance including liability, collision and comprehensive; emergency road service, and extended warranties.
Liability, Collision and Comprehensive Coverage – While many RVers use the same carrier for their RV as they do for their personal vehicles, RVs have some unique needs that may not be properly covered by your automobile policy. While most automobile policies cover the actual insured vehicle (car, SUV, RV, etc.), you may want additional coverage for the contents and personal effects carried in the RV, liability and medical coverage for anyone injured in your RV while visiting, and temporary lodging and meals if your RV is damaged and unusable.
Fulltimers and RVers on extended trips should review their need for additional coverage options available from carriers specializing in RV policies. Check with your RV camping clubs, such as Good Sam, FMCA, or Escapees; Camping World , or your personal insurance broker for additional information.
Price quotations from multiple carriers are recommended to ensure that you are getting the coverage and pric...
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