First RV Rental | Items to Pack

So that you determined to make the leap into the RV way of life. You’ve got made the sensible choice to lease an RV to see in the event you just like the expertise or the kind of RV. You’ve got navigated the RV rental choices, like Good Sam’s leases. Your journey is just a few days away, and the euphoria of reserving your first RV journey has switched to pure panic. You learn blogs and watched YouTube movies on every thing it is advisable find out about your vacation spot, the place to remain and websites to go to. Just one huge mistake… You haven’t any concept what to pack on your journey! Nicely chill out; I’m right here to assist make this primary RV rental a memorable one for you and your loved ones. Try the highest 10 issues to pack in your first RV rental journey.


Whereas some rental corporations will both present or supply a cost for a bundle of linens, we extremely suggest you convey your individual. To begin with, you’ll know they’re clear and solely your loved ones has used them. Secondly, in the event you take pleasure in greater thread depend linens, it’s not straightforward or snug to step down.

And when you have youngsters ( like we do), they love bringing one in all their favourite blankets from residence. It actually makes the RV “really feel” like a second residence, regardless of the place you get up.

RV Bathroom Paper

In the event you didn’t know earlier than, you be taught rapidly that you simply can not use simply any rest room paper in RVs. In the event you love the comfortable triple-ply rest room paper, you’ll be out of luck. Most definitely, your rental firm will present some RV rest room paper, however our expertise is that it’s the cost-effective kind that in the event you maintain a sheet as much as the solar, it gained’t block a single ray. We suggest you get a septic tank-safe comfortable model. Your backside will thanks for it.

Hearth Starter

So that you’ve rented an RV and are prepared for a visit of a lifetime to make unimaginable reminiscences. In case your visions embody having fun with s’mores, telling tales, or singing songs round a campfire; belief me, these occasions and moments to only sit and revel in your loved ones are so treasured. Just one drawback, you could have by no means made a campfire!

Make life straightforward for yourselves and pack hearth starters. There are lots of differing types in the marketplace that can make beginning your campfire as straightforward as 1,2,3.

Insect/Bug Spray

Relying on the place and if you end up touring, bug spray is both an absolute necessity or a luxurious. Both means, it’s a should to have. There’s nothing worse than having to cope with aggressive bugs and nothing to maintain you from being meals for the native insect inhabitants.

First Support Equipment

Our Grandfather would all the time say, correct preparation prevents poor efficiency. That is a kind of must-have objects you hope you’ll by no means want. Even for a easy lower, our first help equipment has saved the day on a variety of events when our youngsters bought minor ouchies. Be sure you additionally embody some minor ache aid and allergy meds.

Outside Chairs/Outside Rugs

I’ll say it once more, this can be a must-have on your RV rental journey. That is one other merchandise that some RV rental corporations will present or have as an extra add-on for a price. Personally, I like an important camp chair and I’m all the time looking out for a brand new, extra snug/purposeful camp chair. I’ve so many differing kinds. After 7 plus years of RVing, my spouse likes to say I could be hooked on camp chairs and grills. Even in the event you don’t love RVing, these camp chairs are nice for out of doors sporting occasions.

Tenting mats, we discovered our lesson on our very first RV journey. We parked at a improbable campground in a tremendous spot. Solely drawback, it was a mud pad. And when it occurred to rain on the 2nd evening, it was a nightmare attempting to maintain the mud and dust out of the RV. My spouse was not pleased with me overlooking the necessity for an outside rug. Glad spouse, pleased RV life.


This checks off security and enjoyable. Our youngsters love exploring the campground within the evenings and flashlights assist mild the best way.

Anybody who’s ever needed to enterprise out in the course of the evening to mess with the black tank will affirm how essential an excellent shiny lantern/flashlight is to holding every thing flowing with out incident. This Coleman battery guard 300  headlight allows you to preserve each arms free and is nice for teenagers.

A Grill

They are saying step one in restoration is to confess you could have an issue. My identify is Keith and I like my grills. Sure, it’s grills! RVing is the place my grill grasp aspect actually involves life. I actually take pleasure in taking a number of the meal plan burdens off my spouse.

Perhaps it’s being out within the nice outside? However my inventive cooking/grilling juices actually get going. So for me, packing a grill is non-negotiable. I really convey three various kinds of grills ( charcoal, pellet smoker and flat prime griddle). You don’t should get that intense ( no less than straight away), however throw in your apron and hearth up that grill. You gained’t be sorry… My new favourite grill is that this Nation smoker pellet grill. I’m simply scratching the floor of what it could possibly do. Keep tuned…

A Good E-book to Learn

One in every of my spouse’s favourite issues to do is sit exterior the RV in her cozy camp chair and browse an excellent ebook. Listening to the ocean waves crash on the seaside or the birds singing are the right background sounds for the most recent page-turner.

Moveable Bluetooth Speaker

They are saying that music soothes the soul. Having an excellent rechargeable Bluetooth speaker can flip a campsite into occasion central. It’s nice for any kind of music, Audiobooks or no matter you need to take pleasure in. Simply please be respectful of the quantity and content material attributable to households and children. All the time comply with campground noise guidelines. I take advantage of this Coleman combo lantern/bluetooth speaker. It saves treasured cargo area when dealing with two duties.

So there you could have my prime 10 issues to get on your first RV rental journey. Whereas there are positively a number of extra issues I might suggest, this record will deal with 90% of your wants and assist you to benefit from the expertise and make some lifelong reminiscences.

Keith of Soulful RV Household