Good Sam, the world’s leading provider of products and services for the RV and outdoor recreation consumer, announces that it will launch a new, web-based, trip planning service this summer.
The Good Sam Trip Planner, which will be available exclusively to Good Sam Club members, will be a comprehensive road trip planning tool featuring both routing and access to information about thousands of RV parks and campgrounds as well as points of interest across the U.S., according to a news release.
The Good Sam Trip Planner will be the second product to be released as part of the recently announced Good Sam – Rand McNally partnership and follows the release of the Good Sam GPS. With the new Trip Planner, Good Sam Club members will be able to create point to point directions, research and plot thousands of points of interest across the U.S., and create custom road trips, either across town or across the country.
“Good Sam is dedicated to helping our members make the most of their travel, whether in their RV or car,” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Good Sam.
“The new Good Sam Trip Planner acts as a personal travel assistant, helping people map routes to their destination, find new places to visit and camp and to find interesting things to do and see along the way.”
Users will be able to map their routes from start to finish while searching for and adding points of interest along the way. Adding stops along a route, such as Good Sam parks and campgrounds, restaurants, festivals, historic locations, and sport stadiums are as simple as clicking on what interests you.
Camping World Super Centers and Pilot Flying J locations are integrated into the Good Sam Trip Planner, making it a comprehensive road trip planning solution. To assist users with making the most of their time on the road, the Trip Planner will also include pre-planned scenic routes and recommended points of interests based on content from Rand McNally’s Best of the Road program.
The planner divides road trips into manageable days, based on user desired daily travel distances, quickly allowing the user to add stops from either the Trip Planner database or their own experience. It also provides users with the ability utilize printable directions and share information with family and friends on social media sites such as Facebook.
Additionally, the Good Sam Trip Planner will seamlessly integrate with the Good Sam GPS, enabling users to create custom road trip itineraries and download them directly to their Good Sam GPS.
Features of the Good Sam Trip Planner powered by Rand McNally
Plan road trips and places to see based on experiential filters
Browse thousands of points of interest, and add them to your route
Research and add Good Sam parks and campgrounds to routes
Email or print trip itineraries
Share with friends and family via social media
Rate and review points of interest
Advanced trip planning features, including “Corridor Searching”
Calculate and optimize fuel costs based on your vehicle
Compare different routes for your trip
Export trips to your Good Sam GPS device
Good Sam Enterprises, LLC (GSE), and its wholly owned subsidiaries, is the world’s largest provider of products and services that enhance the RV and outdoor recreation consumer experience. Their products provide savings, safety, security, comfort, and convenience, making RV ownership and the outdoor lifestyle more enjoyable. GSE corporate headquarters are located in Lincolnshire, Illinois, with subsidiary operations and divisions located in multiple locations throughout the United States.
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