Survey Shows RVers Continue to Travel
Despite high fuel prices, 82% of RV owners say RV vacations cost less than other types of vacations, according to the latest Campfire Canvass Survey conducted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA).
Results showed that most RVers are simply adjusting to fuel costs rather than not traveling in their RVs as 76% said they intend to use their RVs at least as much this spring and summer as last year.
Of those who said their plans would be affected, 58% said they would travel to destinations closer to home, 35% plan to travel fewer miles and 34% will stay longer at one destination.
Surprisingly, one-third of RV owners say fuel costs won't affect their travel plans, according to the survey.
RVers are also energy conscious and will take additional measures to be more energy efficient while vacationing. For example:
According to the survey, RV owners appreciate the recreational and health benefits associated with RV travel, including:
Results also showed that 53% of RVers use the Internet while traveling and 63% have a laptop.