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Four Things To Consider When Renting An RV

If you want to have a great summer vacation this year, you need to figure out where you want to go and how you want to get there. If you want to travel around the country to see all that it has to offer, consider renting an RV for your next trip. Use the guide that follows to learn how to choose the best RV rental for your family. 

The Rental Fees

When renting an RV for a trip, it is important to take the time to ask about all of the fees that are charged for the rental. While many companies charge a flat daily rate for the rental, some also charge a mileage fee. The mileage fee is based on the amount of miles you travel during the trip. If you want to determine the true cost of the rental, you need to add the approximate mileage fees you will be charged based on the distance you plan to travel with the daily rental rates. 

The Fuel Efficiency

Choose an RV that is very fuel efficient. You do not want to have to stop to fill the RV up constantly and do not want to have to spend a lot of money on fuel. Be sure to try to take the highway as much as you can because the RV will get better gas mileage on the highway than when you travel in stop and go traffic in a city. 

The Sleeping Accommodations

Consider the sleeping accommodations within the RV. You want to be sure that everyone can sleep comfortably during the trip. Many RVs have seats that fold down to make additional areas for people to use to sleep. Be sure to ask the associate at the RV rental company to show you all of the different sleeping accommodations within an RV before you rent it to ensure that the spaces are large enough for your family. 

The Size

Consider the size of the RV before you agree to rent it. You need to be able to feel comfortable driving it and parking it. If the RV is too big, you could get into an accident and cause damage to it. Get behind the wheel before signing a rental agreement to check to see if you feel that the RV is the right size for you. 

Once you have taken these things into consideration, you should be able to easily pick out which RV would be best for your upcoming trip. Be sure to book the RV in advance, as the companies often run out of available rentals fairly early when summer is approaching. To learn more, contact a company like Woodlawn Motor