Making RV Trip Planning Easy
One of our goals at I Love RV Life is to share our travels and the fun places Joan and I visit. Traveling thousands of miles a year, I want to share the process we use for our RV trip planning.
RV Trip Planning Tools
Most of what we use is free and online with one exception. We use Google Maps for our distance planning and route management. We also use Google calendar to maintain all trip information including travel routes, reservation confirmation, along with detail directions to each camp site. An added benefit with Google Calendar is the ability to share with family. This is a simple one time process within Google Calendar registering an email address for those who will be able to view your calendar. The remaining tool is Allstays for our campground research.
RV Trip Planning With Allstays
There are a number of methods to use Allstays including iPhone apps in addition to free and fee based web access plans. We have used all and prefer the paid web access plan. At the time of the blog, a one year subscription is $32.95 and our preference is the three year plan for $79.85. We have found the minor investment for subscription service yields many more benefits with the ease of locating campgrounds, fuels stops, dump stations, propane, highway information and so much more. While iPhone apps are available, we find the web based access to be far more feature rich when using a laptop, tablet or phone. Below is a list of some of the Allstays Pro features:
This is a short list of the many features offers in the AllStays Pro subscription. I show some as part of our RV travel planning in the video below. If you would interested in purchasing an Allstays Pro subscription, please consider using this Allstays Pro link and support our website.
Not sure about what RV accessories you need as you start RV travel? Check out our RV Accessories page where we have listed a wide range of products from essential items to those “nice to have” RV products to make RV life more enjoyable. Every item listed is being used or has been used by Joan and I as we’ve traveled across the country in our RV.
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