The bumper pull travel trailer is one of the most successful “first time” recreational vehicles. It’s simple and basic and fulfills all the necessities at the same time. It’s also fairly affordable on almost any budget. Many prefer to purchase the bumper pull travel trailer used as it gets them an even better price and because, as first time RVers, they don’t want to have to worry about treating their bumper pull travel trailer as an investment. They simply want to take it out and enjoy the heck out of it.
What you need to know about the basic bumper hitch travel trailer?
- It’s fairly small. Small in relation to recreational vehicles can mean a few different things. One, it’s easier to drive. This is one of the reasons it’s good for first timers. Two, there’s less room for storage so consider your carry on’s carefully. Pack light and pack smart. And be organized. You’ll be surprised how much space is wasted when you jam things in instead of taking the time to consider placing them in a way that will maximize the storage space. Small also means more maneuverability on the road and when attempting to play the tourist in local hot spots.
- It’s fairly lightweight. This is an important consideration because of the fact that many fear the bumper pull travel trailer because they feel they’ll have to buy an appropriate “pull” vehicle in order to tow it. In many cases, the new RV owner already has a vehicle that is capable of pulling this type of lightweight RV. Check with the dealer you are working with to ensure your vehicle is capable of pulling the basic bumper pull travel trailer prior to purchase.
- It’s affordable. This is extremely important in today’s budget conscious industry. Consumers looking for ways to use the RV to maximize their travel budget should start by not overestimating what they’ll need to enjoy their RV trips. Don’t overspend on a rig that will be too much for you to handle, have extra, unused space and drastically bite into your overall budget for vacations and road trips in general. Be smart; conserve your budget for travel fun by going with the more affordable bumper pull travel trailers.
- It’s easily unhitched. This is important because it leaves you with a home base to work from when you are off on the road. You can set up your RV at your campsite and then take off around town or on short, day trips to fabulous hiking spots, etc. without worrying about pulling your trailer everywhere with you.
He bumper pull travel trailer is not the recreational vehicle of choice for everyone. But it is a very popular option for first timers. And it’s also a very popular option for those who want to be able to “get in and get out” when they plan an RVing road trip. It’s easy to get ready to go and it’s easy to pack back in for storage. And many are surprised at exactly how much they now pack into these little RVs.