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Success in Denver vs Colorado Springs

I’m relocating to Colorado Springs for work and currently own my personal 32’ 2021 heartland mallard m26. The market looks very flooded compared to Indiana (with a lot of availability) and I’m used to getting around $800-$1,200/mo in rentals even wit...

Making Rentals Turnkey

I’m interested in making the process of renting out my RV as turnkey as possible. Ideally I’d like to pay someone to:1. Go to the unit for pickup and handle the key transfer, walkthrough, dos and don’ts, any make-ready needs, etc2. Assist with hitchi...

ATXAdam by Day-tripper
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Include gas grill or not?

Our trailer has a fold out bracket on the rear bumper that folds out and has a grill that mounts on it. My concern is if someone uses the grill and doesn't pay attention and has a flair up it could damage the rear corner of the trailer. These grill s...

DeeRich by Day-tripper
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Resolved! Breakdown on trip

I your unit breakdown during a rental. (ex. Refer) and customer must stay somewhere over night what have you done? Pay room or?

Resolved! Underbooking

I recently had a booking for 6 Adults that showed up as 8 adults and 7 kids for one of our Class C RV's that sleeps 8. What do you do when the renter shows up with more people than they claimed? I was a tad overwhelmed.

First Rental and Drop Off

We are dropping off and picking up our trailer at the sister's of the renter house . The sister will be present at drop off and pick up. Who do I have sign the forms so I'm covered by insurance? The renter is the only verified driver

DeeRich by Day-tripper
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RV Mechanics

I’ve been renting my rv out this year more than last year and there is a lot of maintenance that goes with it. I can do the basics, but my question is, if your renter has an issue while your RV is rented, how do you handle that situation? I’m trying ...

Fuel

With rising gas prices anyone talking to there costumers about fuel surcharges based on gas prices ?

Badame by Day-tripper
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Resolved! Question about insurance

Still new at this. On all my bookings when i review it shows that the renter is insured through Outdoorsy. My last renter picked up this morning and I looked at their booking (after they left) and its says: "This trip is not insured!We are sorry, but...

cliffjl by Day-tripper
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Renting

Hi. Fairly new to Outdoorsy. When we first got on board we had a good 3 rentals. Now everything has dried up. Any suggestions on how to make our rental more visible or rentable?

JimR by Day-tripper
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Resolved! Welcome packet help

Hello! My first booking is approaching, and I had a couple questions...Is there a sample/template 'Welcome Packet' to provide my renters somewhere? Are there certain things that hosts ask their renters to do before returning their Rv's/campers that y...

Bookings

Hi there we are renting rookies. Is it normal to have a booking sit at pending for more than 10 days?

Lori123 by Day-tripper
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Brand New

My husband and I are first timers at renting our travel trailer out. Any tips and anyone want to give us the good bad and the ugly lol

Court523 by Day-tripper
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What Does "Renter Withdrew" Mean?

We've rented our RV several times now and have quite a few coming up. In "bookings" I've seen things like "confirmed", "denied", "expired", "pending renter response", "returned", and "you declined", but I've never seen "Renter Withdrew" before. What ...

No luck!

So I have my Rv up for two weeks with no action.I live in Western North Carolina near many many incredible campsites.I don’t understand why I haven’t had any action at all. I’ve even lowered the price.

Rates per mile on delivery

I don’t like to gouge the customers on delivery fees but with the cost of fuel now days what is everyone charging? I’m changing $3.50 In California is this high or reasonable

Fassback by Day-tripper II
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Which RV or trailer to buy

We are wanting to buy an RV or trailer to rent out through outdoorsy and not sure which is the most commonly rented in Colorado on this site. Does anyone have any feedback on which may generate the most income to justify the purchase?

Seras by Day-tripper
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Co-host?

I'm thinking about getting an RV and getting it listed here. Is it possible to have a co-host who can help me manage the pick-up, cleaning and staff, and get a revenue share?

Travel Trailer- Hitch

We are new to renting. We have a travel trailer, we use an Anderson hitch with sway bars to tow it with our Jeep Grand Cherokee. My question is if you rent a travel trailer are you supposed to include your hitch? If you do include it, is it covered b...

FM90 by Day-tripper
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QR code

Hello Im a brand new host.How do I get a QR code and a sticker with the code on it to put on my pop up camper??? TIA !!

Legal forms

Hello newbie here, we are 3 days from our first renter coming to pick-up our RV; question is: instead of printing all the paperwork is there a way to have them sign online?

El-Ritz by Day-tripper
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New To outdoorsy

Hey everyone! I am new to outdoorsy and one had 1 person considering my 5th wheel toy hauler. How do you get people to rent your rig? My husband and I are having better luck using RV share and had great reviews. Any help on this?????

Lawson4 by Day-tripper
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Yellowstone Park Closed - Cancelations?

Hi Folks,Considering the tragic floods in Yellowstone this week, I'm sure many local businesses will be affected. Our primary RV rental destination is Yellowstone so we expect a financial hit this summer which will be difficult. Do any of you have ex...

RayRay by Day-tripper
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Key Handoff and Walkthrough from afar

We have a rental coming up that is about 2 hours away (we are delivering). The renters won't be arriving until later that night and we will not be able to be there at that time so will be leaving the keys and setting up ahead of time. Are there any s...

Can I change my delivery fee after a booking

This is my first year renting my trailer out. I had a lot of people book before the fuel prices skyrocketed. Now you I’m not even Breaking even on delivery’s for this month and next. Can I add or change fees to keep renting possible? I really don’t w...

Fassback by Day-tripper II
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Roamly Insurance Clause allowing rental for personal policy

Hi We are new to Outdoorsy and RV insurance. We have a personal policy with Roamly. Is there a clause that we need to look for in our policy to ensure we are able to rent out our RV? I just want to be sure we understand. We know they can not use our ...

DeeJay by Day-tripper
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Canceling

Hello! I have to make my first cancellation and wondering what others tell their renters when they cancel? my husband and I are having a baby the week of a rental I have next month. I have a backup delivery person who was going to deliver for us but ...

Lou1two by Day-tripper
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Full Water Tanks or Empty Water Tanks???

Question for other hosters/owners/renters: Do you rent your camper with a full fresh water tank?We have a 2021 nUCamp T@B 320CS-S with a 20 gallon fresh water tank that we've always rented empty.Thoughts on renting with the fresh water tank full vers...

Ben_Katy by Day-tripper
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