Living Aboard Your RV

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November 15, 2001


Electronic book text, 256 pages


0071708820 / 9780071708821

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Revised and updated for today's younger, savvier RV owners, this new edition of Janet and Gordon Groene's classic features a new section on home schooling, a more comprehensive resources section, and updated coverage on using the Internet to take care of such things as banking; staying in touch with friends, family and business associates; medical care; bill paying, and other essentials. Readers will also find the latest on new RV models. Yet, despite all the changes, Living Aboard Your RV retains the many timeless features that have made it the top-selling guide of its kind.

Table of contents

Preface to the Third Edition 1. Song of the Open Road 2. Get Ready 3. Fulltimer Case Histories 4. The Cost of RV Living 5. Where's Home? 6. Making the Break 7. How to Choose a Home on Wheels 8. Equipping Your RV Home Your Way 9. Rest Insured 10. Managing Money on the Go 11. Keeping in Touch 12. Kids on Board 13. The Fulltimer's Pets 14. Driving the Big Ones 15. Mini-Hobbies for Your Mini-Home 16. Home, Sweet Campground 17. Put the RV in ConseRVation 18. Portable Professions 19. The Mysteries of Mobile Medicine 20. Housecleaning on Wheels 21. Tools for the Fulltimer 22. Your RV's Engine and Drive Train 23. Maintaining Your RV's Utility Systems 24. Safety and Security 25. The End of the Road Appendix 1. Useful Addresses Appendix 2. What's Available in RVs Index

Author comments

Janet and Gordon Groene, an award-winning writer and photographer team, spent more than 10 years as full-time wanderers, living aboard a boat in the summer and their 21-foot motorhome in the winter. Janet writes RV columns and features for national magazines, and the couple have collaborated on more than a dozen popular travel books, including Cooking Aboard Your RV and Great Eastern RV Trips.

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"A perfect guide."--Anchorage Daily News

Imagine a life with no deadlines, no neighbors, no leaves to rake, and no lawn to mow. The open road beckons, and your home goes with you wherever you travel. Welcome to the world of fulltime RVing--self-sufficient, comfortable, and mobile. This third edition of the best-selling Living Aboard Your RV, will help you decide if RVing is the right choice for you, taking you through every step of hitting the road full time.

  • Choose the best RV and equipment
  • Use the Internet to earn a living, manage your finances, and stay in touch
  • Home-school your kids and keep them involved and learning on the road
  • Maintain and secure your RV

"Honest, insightful advice."--Northeast Outdoors

"If any of our family or friends were contemplating becoming fulltime RVers, the first thing I would give them is this book."--Camping & RV

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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