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RV Club Memberships

Most full-time RV travelers belong to one or more membership clubs to get reduced campsite costs and other benefits. Here are just a few I've read about on other bloggers websites or seen on YouTube videos:

Passport America *

Joined this for the 50% discounts and for access to their campground book for planning.

  • What is their annual cost?
    • $44
  • What are their benefits?
    • 50% discounts at Passport of America campgrounds - not all good quality
    • Free trip routing
    • Free lowest gas price search tool
    • Discount on MyRVMail service

Good Sams *

Definitely joining this for the insurance and roadside assistance.

  • What is their annual cost?
    • $27
  • What are their benefits?
    • 10% discounts at campgrounds - campgrounds are rated and usually good quality
    • Roadside assistance
    • Fuel discounts
    • Emergency evacuations
    • Transport loved ones to hospital if you are sick
    • RV vehicle return if you are too ill to drive
  • What are some other services and costs?

Escapees and Xscapers *

Joined for the networking and support for full-time RV living and working. They don't have a complete mail forwarding and domicile program set up in Florida yet.  Personal mail address has to be in Texas, even if signed up for domicile in Florida.

  • What is their annual cost?
    • $44
  • What are their benefits?
    • Discounts at their campgrounds
  • What are some other services and costs?
    • $20 month - Mail Forwarding Service -https://www.escapees.com/support/mail-service 
      • Mail is forwarded to Texas before being forwarded to RV parks or post offices
    • Domicile (in Bushnell, Florida) - near Disney and other Orlando attractions

Harvest Hosts *

I like the idea of meeting the hosts and learning more about their farm, vineyard, museum. Can wait to join till I own RV and am ready to do more long distance traveling.

  • What is their annual cost?
    • $44
  • What are their benefits?
    • Free dry camping at farms, vineyards, museums and casinos

Thousand Trails 

New England campgrounds are expensive, so it may be worth it if I spend more than 2 months in this part of country.

  • What is their annual cost?
    • $565 a year for the New England to Pennsylvania region
  • What are their benefits?
    • Free week-long stays at their 14 campgrounds in this region.
    • More research needed on location of these campgrounds.
  • What are some other services and their costs?