RV Shopping: Guide to Finding Your Luxury Hotel on Wheels

Recreational Vehicles have been around for years and the newer models seem more like luxury hotel rooms on wheels. The Fleetwood 2006 Providence and Excursion Class A, are among the newest and most luxurious this year. They feature, slide box trim molding, beautiful interior and exterior design, large EZ-store compartment doors, increased number of seatbelts for all travel-seating positions, sleeper sofa with air mattress, automatic start generators, 14 cubic foot refrigerators, and booth dinette options. The main theme of this vehicle is definalty comfort, and has more options than the older models.

Also new from Fleetwood for 2006 is the Fiesta! It features a new front cab with fresh contemporary style, and 20′ flat screen TV in the overhead compartment, flex steel furniture, innerspring mattress, large viewing window near the dinette, microwave with range hood and light, molded abs tub/shower, skylight in tub/shower, vinyl floor covering in galley, wood drawer construction, and more. The price for the fiesta starts at $72,100. But if your looking to save a few bucks then when the RV show comes to your town make sure you go, this is where they usually sell them at a discounted price, along with some of the older models. Fleetwood has lots more for you to choose from, all vary in size, design and price.

Airstream is a name that people have known for years. They have been around for a very long time, and are still coming out with bigger and better models. The Skydeck is one of airstream’s newer models, and if you plan on traveling with a large group of people and want something a little different than what everyone else has, then this one is for you. This model is one of the only motor home’s that features a roof patio with enclosed perimeter railing, where you can sleep under the stars. You can access the patio via an inside hardwood staircase. It has a fiberglass streamliner, which gives it an amazing sleek look. It has 330 HP caterpillar diesel engine, which gives you all the power and performance that you want. It also comes with weatherproof rooftop furniture, which can accommodate up to 15 people. The inside dÃ?©cor is just as nice, and comfortable you feel like your on vacation before you even leave the driveway. Additional features include, Stainless steel microwave/convection oven, improved florescent lights, chrome galley faucet, 26’LCD front TV mounted overhead, and a DVD home theater system. Could you ask for anything more? This is one of the hottest picks for 2006.

What about if you are looking for something a little smaller? Well Airstream can help you out there, with the new Special Addition Safari! This is a great compact travel trailer with everything you could possibly want or need. Although compact it is very roomy and built strong. Some of the safari models can even be towed by many of today’s most popular sport/utility vehicles, and mini vans. The safari features, laminated surfaces throughout, gently contoured overhead compartment doors, brushed nickel hardware, warm and inviting fabrics, removable bed storage boxes, sofa sleeper (in the larger models), 3 burner range with oven, microwave, 16,000 BTU furnace, and much more. Several models can also sleep up to six people, and have a 28-foot floor plan, which includes a slide out dinette. Pricing is also very reasonable. You will definitely want to check this one out before you go on vacation.

If you are looking to buy a used model than you can take a look at airstream’s classic models. They vary in size and price, but the quality and comfort is always four stars. A lot of the 2005 models are just as nice as the new models, but a lot more affordable. These are just a few of the many options that you have when considering a recreation vehicle. If you are still not sure which one would be best for you, then why not consider renting. There are many places that rent RV’s on a weekly, or monthly basis. By doing this you will have the opportunity to really test them out and decide if you are really interested in purchasing one or not. You will find that recreational vehicles are a lot cheaper than hotel rooms, and just as luxurious. So why not sit back, relax, and give an RV a try!

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