Downsizing to an RV and make a few dollars too This definitely won’t fit! Downsizing into an RV. Let’s face it when we are selling off all our personal possessions to downsize into an RV we aren’t actually making a profit because we purchased everything probably at full value. However, now that you are considering […]
The need for a physical address for full time RVers in Canada’s drivers licence. I recently received an email from a woman in Canada who informed me that I was giving out incorrect information about having a physical address and had better reconsider what I was sharing. She also said some of my suggestions were
Winter Camping in BC When I say winter camping I don’t mean pitching a tent in a snow bank. What I am talking about is living in your RV in colder climates or finding a climate that is moderate rather than freezing cold. Just because you’re full time RVers doesn’t mean you are retired and
How long can full-time RVers leave their province? When will your medical coverage expire? One of the challenges Canadians face if they are full time RV living is ensuring they keep their medical coverage active and its important that they know what the rules are for the province that is classified as their ‘home base’.
A dream of full time RVing? Is it too late? My answer to that is a definite NO! Sometimes we have dreams and plans for the future but put them off for a variety of reasons. Maybe it’s that you don’t have enough money, or the kids are still dependent, or your elderly parents need
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. Canadians – long term traveling What if you
Full-timing in Canada’s RV Parks has it’s challenges James D.A. Terry recently wrote me an email about his frustration with some of the RV Parks in Canada and he feels that they could do a better job of accommodating full-time Canadian RVers. I recognize some of his concerns. Each area of Canada has it’s own
Why do people choose to live and travel in an RV full-time?
They have the freedom to go whenever and wherever they want to go. They untangle themselves from all the trappings of a “normal” living arrangement.
Why do people choose to live full-time in a regular house?
I believe it’s all about comfort and security and they think it’s what they should do. I have heard others say it’s a trade-off between comfort and freedom and I agree. But others may not.
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
Why do full-time RVers need a home base? It doesn’t matter whether you are a Canadian full-timer or an American RVer there’s definitely a need to establish a legal residency in the state or province of your choice. Some of the reasons why you need a home base are related to taxes, driver’s licences and
The first stop is ICBC when needing RV insurance in BC To obtain a vehicle license plate and insurance in British Columbia, RV owners must first use the services of ICBC to have their unit protected with the minimum amount of insurance. This is just the starting point for RVers who wish to live in
Canadian RVers face obstacles that American RVers don’t. When faced with a medical situation should you take the plunge and go full-timing now while you have the opportunity?