RV Vacation Budget Breakdowns

How much does an RV trip really cost? We asked real RVers to break down their trip costs, and to compare those same costs if they had taken the trip without an RV.
An airstream travel trailer driving over a bridge

*Trip costs without an RV are estimated based on current national averages for airfare and lodging, unless specified by contributor. Fuel, food and entertainment costs may be identical to what was provided by contributor. Accuracy is not guaranteed.

Calculate Your Dream Vacation

Daydreaming of your next vacation? Start planning with our new Trip Cost Calculator! Estimate the cost of your trip and see how your budget compares for an RV, airplane or car.
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Thor Motor Coach Compass boondocking in the mountains

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Ready to start your RV adventure? Explore different brands and models to find the perfect RV for you and your lifestyle.

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Whether you're new to the world of RVing or you're ready to narrow your search, we're here to help you sort through it all and find the RV that's right for you. Explore RVs based off of your lifestyle and the features important to you.

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