There’s a big problem with Canadian RV Insurance ICBC does not protect RVers in the US!   I know full-time RVers face many challenges obtaining adequate insurance on your Canadian RV Insurance and continues because of the “Full-time” status. There are companies who will insure them but you may have to do a lot of searching. What if you are … Continue reading

Top 5 things RVers need to know about border crossings to Canada

American RVers must know these things about Crossing the Canadian Border Have questions or concerns about traveling through Canada on the way to Alaska? You aren’t alone. However, there’s no need to be worried about the legalities of crossing the border between Canada and the United States. With a bit of pre-planning your border crossing can be hassle free. Five … 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

Crossing the international border between Canada & the U.S. in an RV

“We pledge to cordially greet and welcome you to the United States.” That first sentence of the Pledge to Travelers by U.S. Customs and Border Protection is followed by five more pledges to visitors—and that includes Canadian RVers who travel south into the United States. Recently I was listening as Michael and Katherine Hykaway of Okanagan Falls had their motorhome … Continue reading

Non resident RV sales tax waived?

I read this article today on RV Business and thought it was interesting.  Since many RVs sold in Canada come from Indiana will Canadian dealers not have to pay sales tax? Will those dealers pass on their savings to their customers?  This is definitely something to watch. Indiana Rep. Tim Neese, R-Elkhart, has authored legislation to boost recreational vehicle sales … Continue reading