New Survey Finds Campers Prefer RVing Over Tent Camping

Jun 2, 2021

Celebrating National Camping Month this June, RVshare's 'Turn in Your Tent' program helps campers upgrade from a tent to an RV for their next outdoor adventure with RVshare credit.

People are hitting the road in record numbers this summer with camping being a top vacation trend. RVshare, the first and largest peer-to-peer RV rental platform, reports Fourth of July bookings have already more than doubled since last year, and found 62% of campers prefer camping in an RV to a tent1. When asked why, more than half (57%) of campers said they felt better protected from natural elements like wild animals and weather, and 44% said having an RV would entice more friends and family to join in on a camping trip.

Inspired by finding that almost two-thirds of campers prefer RVing over tent camping, RVshare launches 'Turn in Your Tent,' a new program calling campers to donate their gently-used tent in exchange for an RV experience. Upon donating a tent to Gear Forward, an organization that collects gently used camping gear to outfit the next generation of adventurers, campers will receive a $250 credit towards an RV rental on RVshare.com.

"Gear Forward is a great partner for this initiative as we look to give back to the camping community during National Camping Month and help to introduce RV camping to some first-time RVers too," said RVshare's CEO Jon Gray. "For those who enjoy being outside in nature but prefer camping with more of the comforts of home like sleeping in a cozy bed, enjoying air conditioning and a stocked kitchen, RV rentals are an ideal option."

Check out the rest of the article from Yahoo!Finance here

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