RV Shopping: Start With a Rental

Team OutdoorsyJuly 4, 2016

RV Shopping: Start With a Rental

Rent an RV Before Buying

When it comes to RV shopping, research is key. Before you make a major investment of an RV of your own, focus on learning as much as you can about RVs, from the different sizes to the array of appealing features, to find the right fit for you. Renting an RV is a smart step in the research process, one that will guide your research and, ultimately, your shopping decision. Here’s why RV rentals are a must during the RV shopping experience.

  1. Low Cost, Significant Benefits

Daily rental rates for RVs can run as low as $100. With that minimal upfront cost, you can experience everything an RV has to offer before you sign on the dotted line. By driving different RVs, you can get a feel for the type of RV that you most enjoy driving. An RV that appeals to you on the lot might feel a lot different once you drive it on the open road and sleep in it. Renting an RV allows you get the full experience before you buy.

RV Amenity Assessment


  1. Amenity Assessment

While some RVs come with a bevy of amenities, others might only offer a few. Identifying the amenities that are essential for your lifestyle is a must before you purchase. There’s no better way to assess the RV’s features than spending a day or night in an RV that you’re considering purchasing. Finding a similar model and renting it for a day or two allows you to determine just how important those amenities are to you. Then, you’ll be able to make a more focused purchase when you’re shopping for your own RV.

  1. Comparison Shopping

RV rentals allow you to comparison shop like never before. You can try out a few different RV models to find one that best suits your lifestyle. Having a real-life experience in an RV, compared to simply a test drive, allows you to critique each model, compare features and find the right fit for you.


Start searching for RVs that intrigue you on Outdoorsy today, and begin your journey toward an RV you can call home.

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