5 ways to budget for a coast-to-coast RV trip

So, you are ready for the Big Time … a cross-country RV trip. Whether you’re new to the world of RVing, or it’s something you’ve been working up to for a while, a trip like this takes a lot of careful planning. Another thing to consider is your budget. A coast-to-coast adventure is obviously going to take more time and money. So, how much should you allow for a trip of this magnitude?

Here are five ways to budget for a coast-to-coast RV trip

1. First, answer a few questions

Before you do anything else, you’ll need to ask yourself several questions:

  • How much can you afford to spend?
  • How much time do you have?
  • How far do you plan to travel?
  • What is your level of comfort? Are you okay with minimal luxuries or are you willing to pay for extra amenities at campgrounds?
  • What kinds of activities do you plan to see and do?


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