The next section of this guide will cover how to find and rent the right RV for you and your travel party. Whether you’re a solo RVer looking to escape off the grid, a family with kids heading to a local campground, or a group of friends planning an epic cross-country road trip, there is an RV rental out there for you, and we can help you find it.
Understanding the different RV classes and what each one offers will help you get a feel for which type of RV rental will work best for you. This helps narrow down the pool of possibilities, making the rental process a little less overwhelming.
Here’s a brief overview of the different RV classes:
Pop-Up or A-Frame Travel Trailer — Very lightweight pull-behind RVs that pop up to create more space
Travel Trailer — Hard-sided pull-behind trailers
Fifth Wheel Trailer — Hard-sided trailers that hitch in the bed of a truck and tend to be on the large side
Toy Haulers — Available as motorhome, travel trailer, or fifth wheel models, and equipped with a rear garage to haul “toys” like kayaks or dirt bikes
Class C Motorhome — A mid-size motorhome that usually includes an over-the-cab bunk or storage space
Class B Motorhome — The smallest-sized motorhome, also referred to as a campervan
Class A Motorhome — The biggest of the motorhomes, these look like buses and are often called coaches
To learn more about the various types of RVs, make sure to check out our article on the subject.
Now that you know a bit about the different types of RVs, you need to decide which one is best for you and what you wish to get out of your RV rental.
Try asking yourself the questions below and use your answers to narrow your options:
Read this piece to learn more about what you should be looking for to ensure the rental RV you pick is the perfect one for you.