A famous quote that you may have hears is “if you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail”. While going the extra mile to plan for your Class A RV trip may not prevent all things unexpected, it will definitely help prevent some. Planning ahead will help give your Class A RV trip structure.
Begin planning your Class A RV trip with a brainstorming session of those who will be joining you. Take notes on ideas of where to go to and attractions to visit. Look at an Atlas and assess your realistic budget, then put those ideas aside that don’t fit this particular trip’s regulations.
Does your Class A RV have a GPS System? Use a real map, too.
There are online resources, such as Triple A and Rand McNally, that offer tools for you to use when planning your Class A RV trip. These sites calculate miles and distance that will be helpful when on the road. By printing out hard copies of maps, you will have security in case the service for your Class A RV’s GPS isn’t functioning properly.
Use checklists for both meal planning and packing your Class A unit
You can save money on your trip in your Class A motor home by planning meals and packing wisely. There are cookbooks that focus just on RV travel, so go to a library or bookstore to find one to base your menus on. Remember that there will be fresh fruits and veggies at farmer”’s markets found along the way.
When thinking of what clothing to pack, check the weather at the locations you will be traveling to and through. Don’t pack excess anything, but be smart in what you take. Class A RV living can be comfy and close quarters, so you won’t want to have it cluttered up with items that are not truly necessary.
Maintain checklists and keep them handy for future road trips. Adjust the lists as you see what meals and items of clothing work and what doesn’t work.
Don’t forget to plan for medication needs
If you imagine that your trip will be lengthy in time, make sure you plan for prescriptions to be refilled on the road, and craft a specific medical emergency “to do” list. Keep these handy and make several copies.
Pay attention to the detail, and plan your RVing adventure ahead of time. Enjoy the vacation!