It’s a big decision to make for a big purchase: RV or travel trailer? While there are pros and cons that come with owning each, the decision ulitimately comes down to you. So, to help you weigh your options, our insurance experts are here to give you some pros and cons for each!

1. RV: The Pros

An obvious pro of an RV is for those who don’t already own a truck or SUV. An RV costs about the same as a truck and travel trailer combined, so why not travel in luxury with an RV? Speaking of which, another pro to owning an RV is the spacious floorplan and room for storage. Simply put, if you plan on taking longer adventures without missing the creature comforts from home, an RV is probably the ideal choice for you.

2. RV: The Cons

Now that we’ve covered some of the most prominent upsides to owning an RV, here are some cons. Firstly, you’ll need to consider the maintenance involved. With a considerably larger engine than an SUV or truck, an RV takes much more maintenance to keep it running. Furthermore, if you plan on exploring off the beaten path, you may need to tow an additional vehicle on your RV trips.

RV or Travel Trailer – How to Choose?

The best way to decide whether an RV or travel trailer is right for you is considering your plans. Your intended adventures will only be as fun as the vehicle you choose to get you there!  

3. Travel Trailer: The Pros

On the other hand, if you already own a truck or SUV, a travel trailer may be the best option for your next adventure. Considering that your truck probably already cost you about as much as an RV would cost, a travel trailer is the smarter financial choice! In addition to the price point, a travel trailer allows you the flexibility to roam where you want to, without sacrificing the space you may need along the way!

4. Travel Trailer: The Cons

While we’ve highlighted some great selling points for travel trailers vs RVs, there are some cons you should be aware of. While travel trailers provide room for venturing from the beaten path, getting to your destination will not be as comfortable as driving a spacious RV. Furthermore, travel trailers can be difficult to store, especially if your neighborhood’s HOA is picky about visible trailers.

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Insure Your RV or Travel Trailer with Our Help!

Once you have weighed the pros and cons and figured out which vehicle is right for your next big adventure, we can help you with the insurance side of things! Our insurance experts take the time to learn about your needs and we can find the right coverage to help you meet them! If you’re ready to take the next steps, take them with our help – give us a call at (972) 771-2622 or visit our website!

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