RVDA News Brief
June 4, 2008

Gas Prices Donít Deter RV Fans
from The Caledon Enterprise
Despite high fuel prices, 82 percent of U.S. RV owners say RV vacations cost less than other types of vacations. This is one of the reasons why so many RVers plan to travel this spring and summer. More

Bedford Capital Consulting

Video: RV Rentals Booming as Gas Prices Increase
from MyFox Phoenix
Because of the rise in gas prices, people are getting creative with their summer vacation plans. Business is up for many RV rental companies because in many cases, itís cheaper than flying a family to their destination. More

RVs Still Rolling Down the Road
The Robinsons have had to cut corners by not spending a lot of money on entertainment. However, they weren't about to forego their plans to travel because of gas prices and the economy. The Robinsons have owned their RV for about a year now, and they already feel like it's a good investment because they've saved money on hotels. More

RV Center Keeps Up with Last Year's Sales
from The Putnam Standard
RVDA member Burdette Camping Center isnít seeing a slump in sales this year. In fact, Stephanie Abbott, general manager, said that the numbers are staying the same from last year, and she even went on to say that, there hasn't been much difference in the past few years, when gas prices have been continually breaking records. She said the center averages between five and six hundred camper/RV sales per year. More

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How RV 'Staycationers' Keep Down Costs
from WCAX-TV
RV dealers say their biggest competition used to be Disney World. Now with airfare so high, more people are sticking closer to home. Pete's RV Center in South Burlington, VT, has had two consecutive record months of sales in March and April. More

Alaska RV Travel Going Strong
from Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The welcome mat is out at RV parks along interior highways of Alaska as a steady stream of RVs, from sleek, top of the line, year-round motorhomes to simple pop-up campers, head north in spite of rising fuel prices. More

Coachmen Offers RV Rebate to Complement Federal Stimulus Program
from dBusiness News
Coachmen RV Group wants to help the federal tax rebate program stimulate the economy by offering its own rebate packages to stimulate sales of new RVs and help more Americans enjoy the many pleasures of RVing. More

Thule, Inc.


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