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RVDA to launch DSI survey this week
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RVDA will ask dealers to confidentially express their level of satisfaction with their manufacturers and/or specific brands in the 18th annual Dealer Satisfaction Index  survey that is set to launch this week. Dealers should look for the email version of the survey on April 14. For more information, click here.

Fee-free days at national parks continue April 16
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Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included. More

Final week to visit RVDA's Virtual Expo
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Dealers have only a few days left to explore RVDA's first Virtual Expo. The free online event is available on demand through April 15 and can be accessed by a quick sign-up process. Although few visitors have been to a Virtual Expo before, they're finding the format is fun and easy to use. Visitors can find information on training, industry products and services, and much more. To access the Virtual Expo, click here.

Go RVing heats up in 2011
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The new Go RVing media plan is generating more leads for dealers, and it's time to use them now. A recent study shows the Go RVing program is most productive from spring through October. One of every 5 of its leads purchases a new or used RV, and a higher percentage buy new units than the general RV-buying population. In other words, these consumers are farther along in the purchasing process. To sign up for the Go RVing Leads-Plus Program, click here.

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Home on the road: Boomers trading in houses for RVs, Terrebonne Parish, LA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Today's baby boomers are increasingly pulling up roots and opting for a fulltime RV lifestyle, says Ben Hopkins of RVDA member Veurinks' RV Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. Buying a retirement home is a big commitment to a new location, and many full-timers want to travel for several years so they can look for the right place to call home or to call their second home. More

Connecticut couple starts 'summer camp' on wheels
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Lyn and Chris Kimberly were between jobs when they took to the road in an RV to explore the national parks. They loved the experience so much that they started their own business—a summer camp on wheels. American Wanderer takes groups of teens and adults on two-week treks to experience the beauty of the Great American West. Campers enjoy the trip from the comfort of two fully-equipped RVs the Kimberlys call "rolling cabins." More

RV parks provide charging stations for electric vehicles    Share    Share on
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According to the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, there is an increasing trend for RV parks to offer their 50-amp, 240-volt AC outlets to drivers of electric vehicles for recharging. More

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