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RV Transport – How to Choose a Trailer Towing Service

RV Transport

RV Transport – How to Choose a Trailer Towing Service

There are several ways to get your recreational vehicle from place to place. However, not all the ways are legal or safe. It is best to contact a qualified and licensed motor vehicle transportation company for the safe transportation of your RV. The service that you choose should be designed to accommodate any RV size and configuration. Before choosing the best RV to tow, it is important to take note of the following: the number of RVs towed, distance, type of equipment and weather conditions. Below are some of the common types of RV transport:

Flatbed RVs: RV transport via flatbed trailers is usually made up of flatbed trucks and large flatbed trailers. This method can safely haul multiple RVs at once and for lengthy distances. Drive-away services: Using this method, a trained RV transport company will personally drive and safely transport your RV from place to place. This service is most popular in the south because of its low cost and convenience. You can even make the drive from your home to your RV.

Small travel trailers: When most people think about RVs, they usually picture a large motor home or fifth wheel trailer. While many of these RV types can easily be transported by just using their own car, others require special equipment and expertise. Most of these RVs can be safely transported by a truck or car with a flat bed. However, there are still an estimated five to eight percent of RVs that require the use of specialized tow motors and dollies.

Pickup Towing: Many people mistakenly think that RVs are easy to transport and only need a truck or car to make it around. However, with an RV, a driver must make sure to have special equipment with them such as winches, high backed tow bars, hydraulic lifts, tow straps, and more. Additionally, a truck or car will make it nearly impossible to have both the motorhome and truck pull to the same location. A small travel trailer will allow one person to drive while another tows.

There are a number of different ways that motorhome transport rates can be determined. One of the biggest factors that will help determine the price is distance. The longer the distance you need to transport your motorhome, the more it will cost to do so. The price also varies across different manufacturers and models. It is best to research all transportation companies to see what the best rates and offers are. One of the easiest ways to find the best prices is to use an online website that compares all different types of providers.

Specialty towing services are often available, depending on where you are traveling. A good example is towing your camper trailer behind another vehicle. You could get additional charges for this service. Keep in mind that if you are not moving it far from the terminal at all times, then you may not need this type of specialty towing service, so keep that in mind when looking for the best prices.

Flatbed towing is also available for many different types of travel trailers. There are a few things to keep in mind though. First, it is easier to damage your campers by sleeping on a flatbed than it is by using a traditional trailer hitch. Also, campers that are over the weight limit for a flatbed towing system will cost more to move overall. Finally, most insurance providers will not pay for a flatbed towing service because of the risk of injury to the motorhome occupants. Keep this in mind when looking for an affordable provider for your transportation needs.

If your RV is over 22 ft long and not more than eight feet in width, you can consider using a dual hitch portable camper trailer. This is called a double pull trailer and is a convenient option to some who have larger travel trailers like Class motorhomes or fifth wheels. It is also a good choice if you have a pick-up truck with a bed too long for a traditional trailer hitch. This option allows you to tow your trailer with the pickup behind you rather than the other way around.