5 More Christmas Gifts For the RVer

Following are 5 more gift ideas on what to give the RVer in your life or even add them to your own Christmas wish list.

1. Big Rigs Best Bets Campground Directory

Big-Rigs-2013-Cover_x-200x300Big Rigs Best Bets Campground Directory includes a blend of 1150 upscale resorts, overnight stays along the interstate, destination parks, and suitable public parks.

Serving the RV community since 2001 with a user friendly spiral bound guide—504 pages, lays flat, quality paper, and large print. All parks personally visited by the authors.

The user friendly guide includes forty-nine states, eight Canadian provinces, a separate Alaska Highway section, selected diesel fuel stops, and notable restaurant tips.

The Directory is also available in an online version—detailed park listings with GPS physical addresses, color maps, fuel stops, restaurant tips, and more.

The 13th edition of the spiral bound book is available for $24.95 + shipping/handling; on-line version is available for $24.95 with a $15.00 annual renewal option with updates thereafter; spiral bound book and online version with a $15.00 renewable option with updates thereafter is available for $40.00

To order Big Rigs Best Bets Campground Directory, click here.

2. Emergency Kit

Fisrt-Aid-KitBuy a pre-assembled emergency kit or assemble one yourself. Be sure to include an American Red Cross First Aid Guide, a variety of adhesive and non-adhesive bandages, butterfly wound closure, gauze dressing pads, gauze roll, triangular sling, antiseptic towelettes, alcohol cleansing pad, antibiotic ointment packs, flashlights with spare batteries, light stick, candles, matches, flares, emergency blanket, a small pillow, scissors, tweezers, gloves, rope, and duct tape, whistle with neck cord, emergency poncho, and hand warmers.

A variety of first aid kits are available from the American Red Cross; to order, click here.

3. GPS Navigation Device

RV9365T-LMB-0-Large-Pop-up-ImageA global positioning system (GPS) is the perfect gift for RVers. A GPS will help you get where you want to go, make restaurant suggestions, and locate a landmark.

Magellan, a leader for innovative GPS navigation devices, has several RoadMate RV GPS navigators to help RV drivers get to their destination safely and stress-free.

The 5-inch Magellan RoadMate RV5365T-LMB and 7-inch RoadMate RV9365T-LMB provides RV-friendly functions and trip-planning features to drivers of recreational vehicles.

RV specific features include customizable RV route settings, car/RV dual usage mode, Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory, Sani RV Dump stations, and AAA Tourbook

The Magellan RoadMate RV5365T-LMB and RoadMate RV9365T-LMB are now available for $279.99 and $349.99, respectively.

For additional information and ordering details, click here.

4. Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA)

fmca_logo_smallThe Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) is an international organization for families who own and enjoy the recreational use of motorhomes. With approximately 85,000 active member families, FMCA is the world’s largest motorhome owners group.

Since 1963 FMCA has issued more than 425,000 memberships to families who look to the association as their source of information about all facets of motorhome ownership and travel.

Membership in FMCA brings with it a wealth of benefits and services including a mail forwarding service, an emergency medical evacuation program, international conventions, chapter and area rallies, and a free subscription to Family Motor Coaching magazine.

FMCA recognizes approximately 500 chapters across the United States and Canada. Many of them encompass specific or general geographic regions. Others consist of FMCA members who own a particular brand or model of motorhome. And still others are based on a common interest, such as music, sports, coach conversions, or amateur radio.

Membership dues are $50 for the first year and $40 per year thereafter.

To join FMCA, click here.

5. National Parks Conservation Association

npca-logo-testBy giving a gift membership, not only do you save yourself from the stress and crowds of department stores, but you’ll help protect America’s most treasured lands.

The National Parks Conservation Association offers gift memberships starting at only $25. Gift members will also receive a fleece blanket as a welcome gift, plus a year’s subscription to the award-winning National Parks magazine.

To introduce family, friends, or RVers in your life to the stunning beauty and rich history of our national parks, click here.

And don’t forget the ultimate holiday gift—a new RV sitting in your driveway!

Please Note: This is Part 1 of a 2-Part series on Christmas gifts for the RVer

Part 1: Top 5 Christmas Gifts For the RVer in Your Life

Worth Pondering…

A hug is a great gift—one size fits all!!!

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