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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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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...

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...

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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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...

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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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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Renting a Truck for my 5th wheel

I bought a 5th wheel trailer and a week later my Truck broke down. I planned on going out of state but now I can't use my Truck. Is there any Company or website any kind listings that have just a pickup truck for rent that has equipment needed to tow...

CDBundy by Day-tripper
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Listing missing

I just went in to update our nightly rate and now when I search for listings in my area ours doesn’t come up? We have had rentals this summer so not sure why it’s not appearing, even when I filter dates to next summer when it’s available again?

Kmworell by Day-tripper
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Rental Insurance

Hi everyone . I just noticed This app doesn’t provide insurance if your RV list from NY state . Does anyone know how to handle this ? Thank youv

0 interest

We are wondering if other are struggling to find a renter for their camper. We live in the Myrtle beach area really thought there would be tons of interest for people to rent our camper here rather than drive down one. We however haven’t had a single...

RV Guidebooks

I rent short term five RVs and I had problems- Search for those who can clean up after the departure of guests- Creating an RV guidebook for guestsI have created two mobile applications that do not need to be downloaded, which work from the link.One ...

arshinsv by Day-tripper II
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Minimum Nights Exceptions

Minimum Nights Exceptions We’ve recently enabled a new setting for a minimum nights exception. What does this mean for owners? The minimum nights exception allows renters to submit requests for bookings shorter than your minimum nights rule if they r...

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Carli by Community Manager
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How do you deduct the cost of your RV from profits?

If we had a loan for our Class C, I would assume I could deduct the payments from our profits when calculating taxes.If you paid cash for your RV, how do you calculate the deduction? Using depreciation?

Jobshopr by Day-tripper III
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Resolved! Outdoorsy insurance and totalled trailer

Hi everyone. I wanted to give a review about outdoorsy insurance. I have read a lot of posts with questions and I thought I would do my best to answer them through my own experience. First and foremost I want to say that outdoorsy has been an incredi...

KrystalP by Day-tripper II
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How have you forecasted expenses (and income)?

I'm about to get into hosting, and am looking to do some projections on costs associated with RV rental for our Ford Transit camper van.I've done some research on my local market to assess the average rental price, # of reviews, etc, so I have a ball...

crixlet by Day-tripper
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Bookings

Is anyone else really slow right now? I haven't had any bookings since summer. I'm wondering when does it usually pick up.

App or Full site?

I find the full site more user friendly. Today, when preparing for a delivery I'm unable to reach the full site. It automatically sends me to the app. Is anyone else experiencing this?

Fleetwood by Day-tripper II
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Challenges with RV fridge with renter on the road

Hello,My second renter unfortunately encountered an issue with some bad fridge aroma. The fridge works on Propane, but the smell turns them off. I honestly didn’t notice it as an issue. I am not quite sure what I can do. The last renters didn’t repor...

bbobich by Day-tripper II
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Resolved! Aggressive breeds of pets to avoid?

Does anyone have a list of specific breeds of pets that you tend to avoid? Just had a rental request with a Rottweiler, and I'm a little leery about it. Wondering if I'm just over worrying? Thanks!

Other Vehicles?

Outdoorsy won't respond to emails, so I'm wondering if the community can help, though Outdoorsy not responding is kind of a red flag...I have an SUV set up for Overlanding and an off-road trailer set up for Overlanding. Wondering if it's possible to ...

MikeH by Day-tripper
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Delivery fee

Hello, a newbie here. I have been so far very lucky with my renters. I can't not complain. I do have a question. Today was my second booking so we agreed to deliver the TT set it up and ready for renters to enjoy it. Since this was our first time I h...

Tina by Day-tripper
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Renter Insurance?

I've just noticed tonight that when i send a quote the $59 insurance is automatically selected.Has the insurance gone up?Is this the new minimum?I think it was a better system letting the renter select which package they want during the booking proce...

Macodiva by Day-tripper II
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