Last Updated on June 21, 2021 by Palm Gardens
What are the Reasons to Join an RV Rally?
RV rally is the planned gathering of all the RVers who have something in common. There are large associations such as the FMCA or Good Sam that often conduct these RV rallies. Members of these associations can gather at a designated place and time to share information, adult drinks, food, and discuss the RVing lifestyle with each other.
The reasons to join an RV rally are:
- It offers a list of learning opportunities about the RV.
- There will be big suppliers and manufacturers of RV at large rallies where people can be offered free installation and servicing.
- Joining the rally helps to become a better RVer.
RVing introduces exciting opportunities to travel to every corner of the world. These are some of the unavoidable reasons behind joining an RV rally.
Part of your RVing experience might include leaving the RV Park and going to an RV rally. Rallies take place in the following sizes:
- Large national rallies hosted by Good Sam or the Family Motor Coach Association
- Brand club rallies for a specific type of RV
- Regional and local RV rallies hosted by RV clubs and manufacturers
There are no hard and fast rules about what will occur at a rally. The list below is based on what you might find at a large annual RV rally.
- Seminars that discuss aspects of RVing like insurance, an engine brand, towing, etc. There are seminars that focus on the RV lifestyle. This may include information on traveling, staying fit, how to manage health issues, etc.
- Crafts are also popular at RV rallies. They may include seasonal decorations, candleholders, note cards, beaded jewelry or anything else that can be crafted.
- Service for minor things on your RV may also be available at the larger rallies. It will not include major repairs or maintenance.
- Socializing is a big part of the rallies, especially the smaller ones. You can connect after arrival via cell phone or message board.
- Exhibitors will usually include an assortment of vendors selling everything from cleaning products to satellite systems
Entertainment is also a big feature of the bigger rallies.