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dottie999

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Posted: 03/07/18 06:10pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

hi new to posting and love all the info here
A few years back we had a TT but soon will have 30'class c. the question is do we tow our Chevy Equinox or do we rent a car at destination?
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Posted: 03/07/18 06:23pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Depends on if you plan to drive then stop and enjoy, or drive and enjoy the scenery along the way. Sometimes the out of the beaten path rent a car places are really cheap for basic rentals. We just got five days in Toronto for $80, no mileage fee. Put 500 klm on the car which was a brand new Civic.


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Posted: 03/07/18 06:28pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If you wish to use the time and have the hassle of renting, rent. Are you sure at every stop you’ll make has rental cars? Every stop...no matter where.


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We traveled for years without a toad. Finally started then stopped again. I found having something behind us was too restricting. I.e. most Cracker Barrel restaurants have RV parking in rear but it is just a double length space that's too short for an RV plus toad. Didn't like the worry about having to unhook if I got into some position where backing up was necessary. Went back to renting a car at destinations. As far as seeing things while driving, most places have parking sufficient for a bare motorhome. Often having the toad attached made the rig too big to park in many places so we'd have to pass them by.

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I too just got back into camping with a class c and my only issue would be once I've checked in a campground then need to go out for supplies. Guess "pre-planning" would help.

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We tow. Convenience for errands/sightseeing once set up at campsite.


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it comes down to darned if you and darned if you don't. to rent puts you in a position to having to wait for the rental people to show up and if you tow you always have the car if you need it, breakdown etc. you can always disconnect if you get into a short parking lot but waiting several hours for a rental makes it rather inconvenient

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We always did the Enterprise thing. Will continue to do so. If I tow anything it’ll be my little 5x8 cargo trailer.


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Posted: 03/07/18 07:18pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We do both, tow and rent. Its nice to have the option.


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We spend only 2 or 3 days at each stop, almost never a week. I would get sick of renting and returning a car every few days so we tow.





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