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Someone to manage rv rentals

I’m in riverside county, so cal. Are there any companies out there that manage rentals. I have a 5th wheel and rented it out a few times. Looking for someone to take their cut and handle all of the bookings, deliveries etc… anyone out there?

Tubgar by Drifter
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Can I list anything other than an RV or motorhome?

Can I list anything other than an RV or motorhome? Yes, many owners offer accessories such as kayaks, canoes, bikes, scooters, ski equipment and other outdoor adventure gear. (Some will even stock the fridge full of beer upon request!). Make sure you...

Carli by Community Manager
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What if I’m nervous about renting my RV?

What if I’m nervous about renting my RV? There is little letting go that has to happen for all of us! But remember, many of these RVers are just like you—either looking to rent before they buy, or hit the open road to find their next adventure. To di...

Carli by Community Manager
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GPS Tracking Your Rig

What various devices and services are you using for keeping tabs on your RV or Trailer when it's on the road?I know Outdoorsly tried their hand at their own GPS service offering a while back and has since grandfathered that... what are people using n...

Am I allowed to decline potential renters?

Am I allowed to decline potential renters? When folks look at listing an RV on Outdoorsy, they usually have these questions floating around their minds: Am I allowed to decline potential renters? What if I’m nervous about renting my RV? What kind of ...

Carli by Community Manager
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What are the Cancellation and Reservation Deposit Policies?

What are the Cancellation and Reservation Deposit Policies? We understand that plans can sometimes change, that’s why we offer three different cancellation policies to RV owners on our platform. As a renter, it is important to familiarize yourself wi...

Carli by Community Manager
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Can I include a tow vehicle with my trailer?

Can I include a tow vehicle with my trailer? Yes, many trailer owners on Outdoorsy also offer a tow vehicle with their rental. To do so, we recommend that you add your vehicle as an add-on to your trailer listing so that renters can select the vehicl...

Carli by Community Manager
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How to handle damage and repairs

My wife and I have just purchased a Class C Coach for mostly rental purpose. We have a couple of questions how others have handle damages.If the coach suffers body, cosmetic, minor damages that are more than normal wear and tear, what is the best way...

srl520 by Day-tripper
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What does “vehicle certification” mean, exactly?

What does “vehicle certification” mean, exactly? As a lister on Outdoorsy, you agree to have your tires inspected before each reservation. You also agree to inspect your electrical systems, LP Gas system, appliances and brakes once every three months...

Carli by Community Manager
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Turning First Time Renters Into Loyal Customers

We all strive to keep our customers happy with the service we provide. So how do you turn your first time renters into repeat lifelong customers? Do you have any special things you do or say that tends to bring them back?Please share what works for y...

What are the seatbelt requirements for RVs?

What are the seatbelt requirements for RVs? It’s always a good rule of thumb to take a safety first approach in any vehicle. That’s why all states require seat belts for every passenger in an RV, including passengers in the cabin area. In addition, O...

Carli by Community Manager
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What does Outdoorsy’s Windshield Coverage include?

What does Outdoorsy’s Windshield Coverage include? Windshield Coverage included under the Peace of Mind Protection Package covers minor chips or cracks to your windshield that are repairable at no cost to you. For example, 1-2 minor chips (not in the...

Carli by Community Manager
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What is a supplement? How is a supplement filed?

What is a supplement? How is a supplement filed? To submit a claim, you’ll need to take pre-trip and post-trip photos and upload them to the app. Along with the photos, you’ll also need both the return and departure forms completed, signed, and on ha...

Carli by Community Manager
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How many days a month do you rent your Rv/Trailer

Hi Im new to the rental world and looking to buy either a class C or travel trailer, or both. Im trying to forecast expenses and profits but trying to figure out realistically, how many days a month/year i can actually have my vehicle rented. Im Sout...

What does the 90-day inspection entail, and who can do it?

What does the 90-day inspection entail, and who can do it? As an owner, we suggest you inspect your rig after every rental. We also require a more technical inspection every 90 days. Owners can complete the inspections by following the process below ...

Carli by Community Manager
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Any Opinion on Hard-Sided Pop Ups?

Hey guys! I'm just learning about renting RV's and looking at buying a 2014 Forest River Rockwood HardSide popup camper. Is there anyone who rents a similar type of rig? Any opinion or advice you can give on whether it rents out well? Thanks!

travis23 by Day-tripper
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What size should my listing photos be?

What size should my listing photos be? A photo is worth a thousand words, which is why it’s important to upload the right dimensions on your listing. An image 900px wide x 600px high is the largest dimension we allow to be uploaded on a listing. If a...

Carli by Community Manager
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What is Outdoorsy’s Service Animal Policy?

What is a service animal? Service Animal: A dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or mental disability. Examples of t...

Carli by Community Manager
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Boost Winter Rentals

Hi all,Recently bought a newly converted camper van to rent via Outdoorsy and use for family trips now and then. I decided to buy know fully knowing that I probably wouldn't get much traffic or bookings in the winter. However, it would be nice to get...

How do I drive more bookings to my listing through Google, Yelp, and YP?

How do I drive more bookings to my listing through Google, Yelp, and YP? Wondering how to get your listing(s) to appear higher in Google search results? As you can imagine, this is a question we get a lot. That’s why we’re so excited about our new, p...

Carli by Community Manager
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Votes for Vets presented by Outdoorsy

In honor of Veterans Day this Thursday, November 11th, we are excited to announce we are relaunching our Veterans Day program. To kick off the program we have teamed up with Thousand Trails and We Are The Mighty for a special Votes for Vets giveaway!...

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Kameron by Community Manager
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Hypothetical Class B delivery, stationary insurance

I've recently had a couple of people wanting my Class B delivered, they only want to have it sitting in their driveway for the duration of the rental. I don't normally do delivery but for local & no miles getting put on my RV i'll make an exception T...

Macodiva by Day-tripper II
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How do I block off dates on my calendar?

Keeping your calendar up to date is a vital part of being the best Outdoorsy owner you can be. Having to decline requests due to your calendar showing available for dates that really aren’t, can affect your owner stats and no one wants that! Plus it’...

Carli by Community Manager
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Delivery and Pick up Service

Hi Outdoorsy Owners-My name is Steve and I wanted to throw this idea out to you all. First off, I noticed on a recent outdoorsy email I received that there is (now) a delivery and pick up option that exists. I presume there must be "a need" from the ...

Forum attachment link

Has anyone came up with any ideas or ways to attach documents for guests to review prior to departure? Having an attachment link would be amazing.

Resolved! Expectations for upcoming rentals

I have found over time renting several units that unless I set my expectations upfront, then my units may come back in all different conditions. Rentals can vary dramatically like my first rental in 2019 where I was totally not prepared or trained, ...

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Outdoorsy recipe contest and griddle giveaway!

It's time for another contest! We saw the Facebook owners group get excited about Walmart deals on these bad boys. Sooo we wanted to contribute to the excitement by giving one away for free! Enter to win a Blackstone Adventure Griddle by posting your...

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Kameron by Community Manager
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How to set a rule on your listing?

What makes setting up your listing so fun is that they are totally customizable. Do you know of a big event happening near you that will cause a large demand for RV rentals? You can set a rule to alter your pricing for those specific dates! Or maybe ...

Carli by Community Manager
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What documents do I need to file a claim?

When you file a claim, please make sure you have the following required documents available, or we will not be able to accept your claim. Required claim documents Pre-trip and post-trip photos Upload photos using your Outdoorsy app or via your Owner ...

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