US: Peer-to-peer RV rental market RVshare has launched ‘Flip in Your Tent’, a brand new programme calling on campers to donate their gently-used tent in trade for an RV expertise.
As folks hit the street in file numbers this summer season, RVshare is reporting that RV leases are up 219 per cent on this time final yr heading into the 4 July weekend, and located that 62 per cent of campers choose tenting in an RV to a tent. When requested why, greater than half [57 per cent] of campers stated that they felt higher protected against pure parts like wild animals and climate, and 44 per cent stated that having an RV would entice extra family and friends to hitch in on a tenting journey.
By means of the ‘Flip in Your Tent’ programme, campers will obtain a $250 credit score in the direction of and RV rental on RVshare.com after they donate a tent to Gear Ahead, an organisation that collects gently used tenting gear to outfit the subsequent era of adventurers.
RVshare CEO Jon Grey, who just lately participated in ShortTermRentalz’ nice outdoor webinar, stated: “We’re thrilled to accomplice with Gear Ahead on this initiative to present again to our beloved tenting group throughout Nationwide Tenting Month and assist to introduce RV tenting to some first-time RVers too. For many who get pleasure from being exterior in nature however choose tenting with extra of the comforts of dwelling like sleeping in a comfy mattress, having fun with air con and a stocked kitchen, RV leases are a great possibility.”
An internet survey carried out by Wakefield discovered facilities together with a toilet, mattress with a mattress and managed temperatures [air conditioning and heat] to be explanation why campers would favor an RV over a tent for his or her subsequent tenting journey. RVshare’s complimentary credit score of $250 per tent can be utilized in the direction of an RV rental, and people redeeming credit score can select from tons of of recent 2021 fashions, attractive outside fanatics with the promise of such facilities in ‘state-of-the-art’ automobiles.
RV renters will journey greater than 40 million miles this summer season, which is greater than double the corporate’s file breaking summer season season final yr.
Even with the return on air journey, curiosity in RV journey is constant to rise, fuelled by the need to get outdoor. Certainly, nearly half [46 per cent] of survey contributors stated that stress-free outdoor is what they like most about tenting.
For extra details about the ‘Flip in Your Tent’ program, observe this hyperlink.