Why rent a motorhome? You have decided you want to take a vacation. You want to make several stops along the way to experience different attractions. The hassle of booking hotel rooms and flights can be confusing. Traveling by bus or automobile can be uncomfortable, expensive, and tiring. The perfect option for you may be to rent a motorhome.
Motorhome travel allows you to fully enjoy the trip. You can travel at your own pace and not be bound to changing flights, waiting in long lines or booking hotel rooms. It allows you to create your own unique tour map and decide what destinations are worthwhile to you. Most importantly, it creates a feeling of home on the road that is relaxing and enjoyable for every member of the family.
When renting a motorhome, you must first decide which type of motorhome best meets your family's needs and budget. There are a couple of different types of motor homes. The Class A motor home is large and spacious. They range from 21 feet to 40 feet. These luxurious “houses on wheels” come in a variety of styles and offer limitless amenities. Some have spacious kitchens with ample counter space and beautiful cabinetry work, large bedrooms and bathrooms, stove, refrigerator, appliances, etc. The sides of the motor home may extend to increase space, which allows for a more extensive living area. The Class A motorhome a bit more expensive to rent, but is worth every penny for the extra room and privacy. The Class C motorhome, also known as the mini motorhome is smaller with a bed and/or storage area over the cab. The mini motorhome usually ranges from 20 to 28 feet. It is perfect for smaller families, shorter trips and for those not quite comfortable with the larger motor homes.
There are a few things to remember to address when renting. Fuel prices are a major concern for travelers. Look for rental companies that offer gas discounts. Many offer web sites or toll-free telephone numbers so that everything can be taken care of online or over the phone. If feeling overwhelmed with planning a trip, some travel agents or motor homerental companies offer tour packages that may include campground locations and fees, flight connections, off-season rates, and vacation planning. There is no special training or license needed in order to operate a motorhome. There are, however, a few safety precautions one must know. Most rental companies will provide either informational material or videos on proper procedure when connecting water, sewage, and electrical hook-ups and on basic rules and instructions on how to operate everything. If planning to travel with pets, there may be a fee involved.
When planning your vacation, be sure to reserve camp sites ahead of time. Most campgrounds provide plenty of activities for guests. The motohome rental company may offer great deals on campground sites. No need to worry about bed linens, dishes, or other household items, some companies will offer kitchen packages and personal convenient packages. Be sure to check the web for more information on renting motor homes.