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What Real RVers Like and Dislike About Their RVs

6/19/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: What real RVers like and dislike about their RVs. An Alaska RV rental company has abruptly shut down after being accused of shady dealings involving security deposits, collecting taxes that were not due and forging customer signatures. And in Mike & Jen’s Storytime, we’ll share how we learned firsthand why every hiker in bear country should carry bear spray. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #502 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:41:36

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RV Trip Planning with AI

6/12/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: RV Trip Planning with AI is now a reality. We’ll explain in our Interview of the Week about a powerful AI Trip Planner aimed at RVers. It’s finally a buyer’s market for those who want to purchase a new RV. Dealers are anxious and more willing to offer big discounts as their lots remain filled with unsold inventory On Mike and Jen’s Storytime segment at the end of the show, we’ll tell you all about the most embarrassing - and costly - mistake we’ve ever made while RVing. Zion National Park plans to ban all large RVs from its popular eastern entrance starting in 2026 in hopes of unsnarling the park’s often massive traffic jams. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #501 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:46:59

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Our 500th RV Podcast: How it all began and where it’s going

6/5/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: This is our 500th RV Podcast.🎉​ For close to 10 years, we’ve been doing this show. This week, we tell you how it all began…and where we’re headed... We have some clarification on those controversial new CDC rules on bringing your dog back from Canada and Mexico. But that clarification doesn't mean it still isn’t confusing. In our social media buzz segment, we have tips on keeping cool while camping in the summer heat. All this, plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #500 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:47:29

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What to do when a Tornado is heading toward your campground

5/29/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Those horrific storms and tornadoes keep coming this time hitting campgrounds crowded with Memorial Day RVers. We’ll talk about what to do when a Tornado is heading toward your campground There’s continuing fallout and confusion over new rules by the CDC about bringing your dog back from Canada or Mexico… and the CDC won't comment on our attempts to get clarification. All this plus the RV News of the Week, your questions and Mike & Jen's RV Storytime coming up in Episode #499 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:49:15

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Strict New Dog Reentry Rules from Canada Could Ruin Summer Camping Trips

5/22/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Some new Dog Reentry Rules from Canada will make it much more challenging to bring your pet back home to the US. The same goes for Mexico. There’s a new scam going around reported by many RVers. They get an email telling them they have to pay a $50 late fee for missing a road toll. If you get that email, don't click on it. And in our Mike & Jens Storytime at the end of the podcast, we’ll share why a simple tape measure is a great illustration to jumpstart your RV Lifestyle plans. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your RV questions coming up in Episode #498 of RV Lifestyle’s RV Podcast

Duration:00:47:56

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Is it safe to camp at Walmart?

5/15/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Walmart camping: Is it safe? Why do people overnight at a Walmart? How did this come to be? Is it still safe to overnight at a Walmart with the rise in homelessness and other issues across the country? Are Walmarts cracking down on people overnighting? Is there a proper way to do this? Do sway bars really help with towing? Are YouTube influencers ruining our National Parks? All this, plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #497 of the RV Podcast

Duration:01:09:41

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Tourons, TechTalk & Tales from the Road

5/8/2024
This week on the RV Lifestyle RV Podcast: In the interview of the week segment, tech talks about lithium batteries, how to replace your existing AGM or wet cell batteries, how to pair lithium with an inverter, and what you need for wiring. Yellowstone National Park just reopened for the new season and already, there’s been a touron incident - a tourist moron who dangerously messed with the wildlife. And we introduce a new segment at the end of the podcast - Mike & Jen’s storytime, in which we share a tale and lesson we’ve learned from our many years on the road. This week, we talk about the time we were robbed! All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #496 of the RV Podcast

Duration:01:09:41

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Expert RV Driving Tips You Need to Know

5/1/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: In the interview of the week, we have practical RV driving tips from an expert on operating, backing up, and navigating mountains and steep hills in an RV. A Massachusetts couple dropped off their RV to get repaired. The dealer then moved the RV to an unsecured parking area down the street, where it was then stolen. The dealer basically shrugged and said it wasn't their problem. We’ll explain in the news of the week. Good News! The National Parks Service has abandoned its plan to remove the wild horses from Theodore Roosevelt National Park thanks to public pressure. Plus the latest in RV recalls and your questions coming up in Episode #495 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:59:27

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RV Camping at a Truck Stop

4/24/2024
This week on the RV Podcast:​ The chain of Love's Travel Centers is opening up more and more space for RV camping at a truck stop, not just overnighting, but multiple night stays if you want. We’ll share the details in our Interview of the Week! What’s up with this? Crackerbarrel is closing some if its restaurants where RVers like to overnight. Where can you get the oil changed on your Class C motorhomes? Our RV Community has some practical suggestions. And answering one of our questions of the week, we tell you just how strong the wind has to be to flip an RV. All this, plus the RV News of the Week and much more coming up in Episode #494 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:49:10

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The Coming Cicada Apocalypse: What RVers Can Expect

4/17/2024
Are you ready for the great cicada invasion? We’ll talk to one of North America’s top experts about what you may encounter soon on your camping trips. Can creditors seize your RV if you go bankrupt, even if it is your fulltime home? They did for an Arizona couple and we’ll tell you about it. National Park week is almost here. And that means free entry at National Parks this coming Saturday, April 20. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #493 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:45:47

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Do your headlights need aligning?

4/10/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Do your headlights need aligning? If you are having trouble seeing the road while driving at night, your headlights could need adjustment. We’ll learn about this in the interview of the week. There’s a lot of controversy about excessive frame flex and fifth wheels these days. We’ll answer those concerns in our questions of the week segment. How to save money with all those road toll fees. Our RV Lifestyle Community shares some tips. All this and much more coming up in Episode #492 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:47:58

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Vital gear for safe drinking water while camping

4/3/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Vital Gear for safe drinking water while camping The latest on the RV Camping Event of the year - Monday’s total eclipse of the sun How that collapsed bridge in Baltimore will alter travel routes for RVers this summer All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #491 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:39:14

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All about RV Caravan Tours!

3/27/2024
Have you ever wondered about RV caravan tours? To find out, listen to our interview of the week with the operations head of Fantasy RV Tours. Also this week on the RV Podcast: A massive hatch of billions of creepy crawly bugs is about to invade large sections of the country. Yes, we really mean billions! Love’s truck stops are greatly expanding overnight camping spots at its service centers. The company is adding electric and water hookups for weary RVers. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode 490 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:40:25

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How to Find a Mobile RV Tech

3/20/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: How to find a Mobile RV Tech to handle your repairs and maintenance needs. The National Park Service’s insistence on using a credit card has resulted in lawsuits and lots of pushback from people being turned away from entry because they wanted to use cash for the fee. What it means if someone leaves a toy frog on your RV… or a rubber alligator…or a flamingo. The best way to hang photos, towel racks, and other items on the walls of your RV without pounding a nail. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #489 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:47:17

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eBikes for RVers: What you need to know!

3/13/2024
This week on Episode #488 of the RV Podcast: What you need to know about eBikes for RVers: Where you can ride them, where you can’t, and why they are so popular. There’s some serious price gouging going on by campgrounds along the path of next month’s total eclipse. GM is recalling 820,000 of some of the most popular trucks for a major safety issue, many if which are used as tow vehicles by RVers. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #488 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:54:27

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The best way to find the perfect campsite

3/6/2024
This week on Episode #487 of The RV Podcast: The best way to find the perfect campsite - how to see it before you book it, no matter where you happen to be A Dozen RVers from the RV Lifestyle Community share their favorite campsites. They reveal some hidden gems we bet you’ll want to try. Thieves impersonating a Florida business scammed $80,000 out of people who thought they were buying motorhomes. But the RVs never existed All this plus the RV News of the Week, the Social Media RV Buzz, and your questions coming up in Episode #487 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:54:27

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How NOT to Run Out of Meds on an RV Trip

2/28/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: How NOT to run out of meds on an RV Trip Troubleshooting tips to make RV life easier on the road Another state is considering giving back a state park to the native American tribe they stole it from All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #486 of the RV Podcast You can watch the full video version from our RV Lifestyle YouTube Channel right on this post!

Duration:01:01:05

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Lemon Law Attorney Says You’re Crazy to Buy a New RV

2/21/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: One of the nation’s top Lemon Law Attorneys says RVers are Crazy to buy a new RV. He says it's because of an insidious legal provision many dealers make you sign. There’s a lot of disappointment by RVers as the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta has decided to reduce the number of RV camping spots this year to make way for more car parking. We have the dates for our spring/summer RV Lifestyle Meetup – June 11-14 – and will announce the details and ticket sales Thursday evening in a special livestream on our new RV Lifestyle Community. All this plus the RV News of the Week, the Social Media Buzz, and your questions coming up in Episode #485 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:46:43

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5 Tips on How to Plan a Truly Epic RV Trip

2/14/2024
This week on Episode 484 of the RV Podcast​: How to plan a truly epic RV trip - 5 tips from a couple who have road trip planning down to an art form. The Buc-ee’s mega gas station chain is rapidly expanding… if only they were more RV-friendly! Looking for a good excuse to get outside this month? The Great Backyard Bird Count is almost here, and it needs your help. All this, plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #484 of the RV Podcast ​WATCH and LISTEN here: 5 Tips on How to Plan a Truly Epic RV Trip

Duration:00:51:29

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What happens when you combine a Tiny Home and an RV?

2/7/2024
What happens when you combine a Tiny Home and an RV? We’ll take you on a tour of one. Also this week on the RV Podcast: Famed Football Coach Jim Harbaugh wants to drive his RV out to California and live in it for a few months so he can be close to his team as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers. Why the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta has become a must-attend RV bucket list event All this plus the Social Media Buzz, the RV News of the Week, and your RV questions coming up in Episode #483 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:51:27