How to Conduct a Thorough RV Virtual Tour?

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Well beyond the details previewed in a basic RV virtual tour, there’s a variety of buying considerations to weigh. Identifying a few of your essential needs will help develop the profile of your ideal RV.  A sales consultant of a popular St. Louis RV sales center says, “Even though virtual RV tours expedite the process of shopping around for a recreational vehicle (RV), if  really have not itemized your distinctive needs, after awhile all RV virtual tours will  start to look alike.”

Answers to Discover During Virtual RV Tours

Before entering the world of virtual RV tours, answer a few questions specific to your ideal motor home or RV.

  • How do you plan to use the motor home? Will you use your RV for camping, vacationing or both?
  • Do you prefer high-end finishes? Do you require more space for entertaining and relaxing after a long day on the road?
    If you’re camping  you may prefer cloth  amenities over luxury finishes.

For instance, leather seats may not be necessary for an RV being used for camping.

  • Will you be towing a boat, trailer or another vehicle?

If you know the weight of the car or whatever you plan to haul, you might want to visit RV virtual tours, where the motorhome meets a specific GVWR.

  • What are the specs of the chassis?

“On most motor homes, there are specific trailer towing limitations.The gross combination weight rating determines the RV’s hitch rating or capacity. Evaluate the weight limitations. For instance, the Gross Vehicle Weight (more…)

Which Motor Homes Are Ready for RV Camping?

Travel trailer RV camping

O No wood allowed: Brand new travel trailer kindles comfort with propane burning fireplace

This RV camping season beckons all outdoor enthusiasts to explore America’s wonders of nature. Travel trailers, toy haulers and Class C motor homes suit, those looking to lighten the load or tow a few toys to the campgrounds.Based on demand and the inventory at RV dealership, StLRV.net, these motor homes are ready for  your next RV camping trip.

HGTV magazine recently featured some of the most coveted motorhomes, travel trailers and toy haulers to start planning an RV camping road trip.  A brand new 2015 Starcraft Autumn Ridge travel trailer (as shown in image 1 was featured in HGTV) arrives ready for RV camping,–even when the weather is uncooperative.

Travel trailers happen to make a hot buy. Housing many of the comforts of home, including a roving garage, these flexible RVs are designated for adventure.There’s no need to gather wood on those chilly, rainy nights at the campsite.

Most RV dealerships feature new and used travel trailers, starting as low as $4000 up to $40 K.

Whether it’s the Harley, kayak or other much needed trappings, this 2014 Doolittle Cargo Trailer Bullitt Series allows for protected toy hauling.

toy hauler for RV camping

Haul all your toys on your next RV camping adventure.

Need a vacation vessel, large enough to accommodate a twosome? Want to roll without the weight requirements associated with Class A motorized vehicle? Class C motorhomes afford a convenient medium between a Class A RV and a travel trailer. (New and used Class C motorhome prices vary by manufacturer, appliances and design.)

At most RV dealerships, new Class C motor homes start at (more…)

St. Louis RV Annual Spring Show

St. Louis RV is excited to announce our annual spring show April 27th – May 2nd.

With manufacturer reps onsite everyone should stop by to see our new inventory.

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Spring Show

Trending: Custom Made RV Vans, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Sprinter RV vans

Commodes are custom made for some Mercedes-Benz Sprinter RV vans.

Recreational vehicle (RV) vans have been quietly trending among celebrities, athletic leagues, as well as small to large companies.

Since last summer, high profile entertainers (i.e. R. Kelly, Beyonce), NFL players and corporate executives have been creating extensive lists for their customized RV vans.

In the commercial RV van sales, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter dominates. Well beyond it’s German engineering, the Mercedes Sprinter tends to captivate the imagination.

“Our customers are doing some interesting things with these multifunctional passenger vans, contractor vehicles. Today’s Sprinter van model  assumes a variety of roles in work and play. RV Vans are accommodating many walks of life from the rich and famous, small business owners to transportation services,” acknowledges a sales representative of RV Vans at Saint Louis RV.

To help manage costs, gas mileage and other local travel expenses, the Mercedes Sprinter has been a growing trend among small to large organizations. Part of the Mercedes Sprinter RV van is due in part to its fuel mileage.

RV Vans Sprinter

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter RV vans are on sale at Saint Louis RV.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter RV is far more fuel efficient and quieter than its older siblings. One hundred and eighty eight horsepower on a 5 or 6-cylinder engine proves quite remarkable on a full sized Sprinter Van, consuming fuel at an estimated 24.9 mpg.

Midwest Automotive Design serves as the creative (more…)

After You Buy An RV, Cool Sites to Explore in MO

RV Dealership Missouri

StL RV dealership recommends taking a quick trip shortly after buying a new RV.

Deferring travel is the greatest mistake to make, after buying an RV. Most manufacturers provide a limited warranty for the first 90-days to a year.

“Customers who buy a new RV owe to themselves to take a quick jaunt to determine if everything is in working order,” advises a certified mechanic of one RV dealership in Missouri.

Did you know that appliances such as the air conditioner, RV awning microwave, toilet refrigerator are (more…)

10-Facts About RV “Toad” + Towing Vehicles

RV toad towing St. Louis

St. Louis RV provides useful tips on RV toad, towing.

RV toad towing is a weighty issue. If you’re buying an RV with the plans of hauling a towed vehicle, here’s what to know about towing a  car or boat to a motor home.

Motor Home Slang – RV Jargon

“Toad” is a slang term. Used among RVers and motorhome owners, ‘toad’ refers  to  towed vehicles, such as an automobile, trailer or boat.

  • An RV’s towing capacity influences what kind of car or even boat your RV can tow.
  • A motor home’s capacity is measures in gross combination weight rating (GCWr).

The Weighty Issues of RV Toad Towing

Weight issues abound with a towed vehicle. When it comes to towing a car or boat to a motor home, excessive weight can cause an RV to lose control, causing an accident.

  • In the RV owner’s manual, manufacturers define the GCWR as  a total of all the contents, passengers and towing vehicle’s weight.
  • To ensure that a boat or car will not exceed the GVWr, (specified on the motor home certification label), use a farmer’s scale or go to a weigh station in Missouri to obtain an accurate measure.
  • On towing vehicles, weighing (more…)

Business Buses + Shuttle Rentals Ease Logistics in StLC

St. Louis bus and shuttle rentals

Map Courtesy of the ExploreStLouis.com.

Some professional businesses are resorting to motor home and shuttle rentals to solve everyday initiatives. St. Louis RV reveals why and how meeting planners, creative directors and show managers are using shuttle bus and RV rentals to expedite logistics and marketing in St. Louis.

Shuttle Rentals Transport Meeting Planners’ Guests Here + There

Since, St. Louis RV dealership launched its RV and shuttle rental division, small and large companies have been renting the company’s shuttle buses, and motorhomes  for special events. As businesses in St. Louis often rent a shuttle bus to transport employees to company outings and holiday celebrations, meeting planners have started to use shuttle bus rentals to ease the logistics involved in transporting guests here and there.

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RV Virtual Tours of the Top Class A MotorHome Floor Plans

These days, unless you’re about to put cash down on a motorized home, there’s no need to leave your home. Especially at new and used RV dealerships, such as StLRV, where most of the inventory is featured, online like an RV virtual tour.

St. Louis RV Dealership: Peek at these Class A Motorhome Floor Plans

Those in need of perfection and a budget of (more…)

Three RV Trip Ideas that Maybe More Exciting Than You Think

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Tailgating is easy with a well stocked kitchen. (INT of 2015 Forest River Cros)s.

There’s no written regulation, restricting travel by a motorhome to a campsite or RV park. Recreational vehicles empower travelers to set the rules and be in control of his and her on destination. From the RV trip for healthcare, sporting event to boondocking, here are some practical but great RV trip ideas and strategies to ensure a safe and exciting getaway.

Great RV Trips for Healthcare and Recuperation

How far would you travel for the best surgeon, dentist or other medical practitioner? The problem is most surgeons do not recommend patients boarding a flight after leaving the recovery room. A commercial aircraft poses a number of risks for someone traveling subsequent to a surgical procedure (i.e. blood clots, airborne contaminants and other side effects caused by air pressure changes).

Popular Medical Destinations

New Mexico is renowned as the (more…)

What to Know About RV Parts + Warranty Coverage

RV parts for sale

Stop by St. Louis RV to place an order, buy or snag a deal on certain RV parts for sale

“No mechanical service required’ is a misconception among  some motor home owners, carrying a warranty. But just as cars need a check up every so many miles, the same is true of an RV. A spokesperson of Saint Louis RV fields the most common questions pertaining to RV parts, repairs and warranty coverage.

DID YOU KNOW? Warranty coverage is generally offered for a limited time on new motorhome investments.

Are regular trips to a mechanic a basic care instructions for owning a motor home or RV?

Motorhome manufacturers outline the maintenance specifications in the owner manual. Overall, most RVs call for annual winterization, frequent visual tire inspections, wheel alignments and resealing exterior sealant.

What RV parts’ replacements are common on a Class A or Class C motorized vehicle?
A few of the most commonly replaced RV parts and supplies include  (more…)