RVDA News Brief
July 1, 2009

RV Dealers International Convention to Provide Retail and Wholesale Financing Options to Dealers
from the RV Learning Center
Responding to the critical need to improve financing options for RV dealers and their customers, the RV Learning Center is assembling a series of workshops focusing on retail and wholesale/floor plan financing issues for the 2009 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, scheduled for October 6-9 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. More

Crowds of RVs Take to the Road Again
from the Delmarva Media Group
Phones were ringing off the hook last week at the Holly Lake Camp Sites near Long Neck, DE. That's just one small indicator that the state's RV camping market is on the rebound after being hit hard by high gas prices the last few years, which kept many campers off the road. More

Summer RV Living
from the Aberdeen American News
Ah, life in the slow lane - or even life at a standstill in a parking space for a motorhome or towed camper. “Just to do nothing and enjoy being outside,” said Mike Schumacher of Linton, ND. More

Campers Drawn to Outdoor Life, Inexpensive Travel
from The Daily News Record
When Sammie Gautreaux retired from her job as a schoolteacher in May 2008, she and her husband, Mike, had a crazy idea. The couple, formerly of Baton Rouge, LA, called their adult children and told them to pick out what they wanted to keep. Then, they sold the stuff their kids didn’t want and hit the road in a 39-foot, 441 square foot Cardinal fifth wheel towable RV. More

RVRA Members Expect 2009 RV Rental Activity to Be Better Than 2008
from RVRA
A new survey of RV Rental Association members indicates RV rental companies anticipate 2009 will be better for RV rentals than 2008, despite a slow economy. Those responding to the association’s annual survey report RV rental activity will be up an average of 12 percent this year. More

Campgrounds, RV Parks Spend Green to Go 'Green'
from The Associated Press
There’s a lot about Clay’s Park Resort in northeastern Ohio that appeals to Janet Durtschi, including its ongoing effort to get “greener.” She and her husband, Donald, have bought seasonal memberships to the northeastern Ohio campground for the past seven years. More

Register for the RV Dealers International Convention by August 7, Stay at the Rio, and Win!
from RVDA
If you register for the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo by the August 7 deadline, and book your room at the Rio All-Suite Hotel, you could win a Fabulous Golf Package! More