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$4.3 Million Class Action Fraud Verdict In Membership Camping Case

In previous articles on Vogel Talks RVing, I’ve discussed membership camping—the good, the bad, and the ugly. In an earlier article I reviewed the current information, misinformation, and confusion about membership camping in order to assist the consumer in making … Continue reading

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RV Travel: The Road To Savings

The recently released Campfire Canvass survey of RV owners conducted by Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) indicated that more than 20 million Americans will travel in RVs throughout the summer months, heading to our country’s 16,000-plus campgrounds, and enjoying time … Continue reading

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The Expansion-Bust Cycle of Membership Camping

Membership camping systems come and go tending to follow an expansion-bust cycle. A privately held company, Western Horizon Resorts (WHR) was founded by Jim Loken and family in 1984 and was designed to provide RVers with “an exceptional outdoor vacation … Continue reading

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AmeriGO RV Club Set to Launch

RV industry veterans and membership club innovators have developed a new company—AmeriGO RV Club—poised to be the ultimate RV club and online community dedicated to RV enthusiasts. Scheduled to launch in October 2013, AmeriGO RV Club boasts value-added membership benefits, … Continue reading

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RV Golf Club Offers Free Camping

Every day thousands of RV owners spend upward of $60 a night at RV parks across the country only to endure excessive noise, overcrowded sites, and out-dated facilities, said Jim Vernes, owner of RV Golf Club (RVGC), in a news … Continue reading

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Ocean Canyon Properties Acquires Alabama RV Resort

Ocean Canyon Properties, a privately owned membership camping system, announces the acquisition of Gemini Funding Company, Inc., the owner of Styx River Resort and RV Park in Robertsdale, Alabama. Ocean Canyon Properties has been participating in the management of Styx … Continue reading

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Is Membership Camping Cost Effective?

In today’s post we’ll look at relative costs and walk through a cost analysis to determine if purchasing a membership camping system makes sound financial sense based on your current camping pattern. Cost? Membership in a camping system involves an … Continue reading

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Is Membership Camping For You?

This article is intended to assist the consumer in sorting through the information, misinformation, and confusion about membership camping in order to make a more informed decision. What is Membership Camping? Membership camping is a concept that has become popular … Continue reading

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Membership Campground Contract Tough to Cancel

For nine years, Roseville, California retiree Basil Deem and his longtime companion lived full-time in their 37-foot motorhome while traveling the country. With a campground membership that gave them access to dozens of resorts around the country, they wintered in … Continue reading

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