A Guide to Buying Your First Motorhome

When buying a motorhome for the first time, it’s natural to be a bit nervous. The tips below should help you to feel more confident and make the right decisions.

Buying new or used

One of the biggest decisions you have to make when buying your first motorhome is whether you’re going to buy new or used. This will largely depend on your budget.

Obviously buying used will help you save money but you want to know the right things to look for so you avoid buying a vehicle that has any major problems.

There are many places you can find used motorhomes online, including eBay and Auto Trader.

If you can afford to buy new then there are quite a few advantages, not least of which are the fact that the motorhome will be far less likely to have problems and you’ll get a guarantee.

Things to consider

  • Size – Size is a very important consideration when buying a motorhome. Naturally the more features a motorhome has, the less interior space they’ll be so you want to think about what’s most important to you.
  • Cost – Cost is a very big factor when purchasing a motorhome. The prices of motorhomes can very a lot depending on the size, age and feautures of a model. Many people will buy used when buying their first motorhome in order to save money and get the best vehicle they can for their budget.
  • Condition – The condition of a motorhome is very important. There are many things you should check when buying a used model. In addition to checking the exterior for any dents; you should also check for any modifications that have been made as well as any damage to the interior, especially the fixtures such as the beds.

Getting insurance

Once you have your motorhome, you’ll then need to get an insurance policy for it. When you own a motorhome, you cannot just get regular car insurance; instead you need to get a dedicated motorhome insurance policy.

Finding motorhome insurance online is fairly easy now so you shouldn’t have any trouble getting cover at a reasonable price. Always be sure to get quotes from multiple providers in order to ensure you don’t overpay.