About Carol Ann Quibell

Writer, traveler, RVer sharing travel logs and information

Pet Safety in your RV?

Pet Safety? Many RVers love to have their pets travel with them, myself included. When my shiatsu, Dexter was alive he loved to come with us and I didn’t like boarding him in a kennel while we were away. It wasn’t always convenient to have friends or family take care of him either. Having a pet travel with the family … Continue reading

Compare Good Sam & CAA Roadside Assistance

Hi everyone, Roadside assistance for RVers is important – even if you never have to use it. Having an insurance policy even just gives you peace of mind.  First of all I have to say I have been a CAA member for 25+ years but am really questioning whether I should continue with it for our RV Roadside coverage.  Some … Continue reading

How to RV into Mexico – the mainland.

RV into Mexico Hi everyone, Before I go any further I just wanted to say how much I love Mexico and have traveled throughout the country without any difficulty. Not recently though. I will definitely do so again but armed with current reliable information the same way that I would do when traveling to any country.  It’s just a smart … Continue reading

Changes to Crossing US Border

New information for Canadian Snowbirds Crossing the US Border! In 2014, Canada and the U.S. adopted the final phase of the Entry/Exit Initiative, which gives border officials in both countries the authority to share passport information. As of June 30, each day a Canadian spends in the U.S. is automatically recorded by the American Department of Homeland Security. Anyone remaining … Continue reading

Good Sam Roadside Assistance

 I learned something recently about Good Sam Roadside Assistance A few weeks ago I was speaking with another Canadian RVer whose RV had broken down when they were parked at a very remote campground. Their experience turned out to be a good one – which really impressed me since I know that AAA while good has certain limitations.  I asked … Continue reading

Canadian Full-timers face Challenges

Full-timing in Canada Canadian full-timers have different concerns than our neighbours to the south.  The main issue is how to have a home base for a variety of reasons including our medical, drivers licences, taxes and also for our ability to travel south into the US. Everyone tries to adapt their needs to the law and still live full-time in … Continue reading