If your RV’s age prevents you from getting into your favorite campground, imagine how frustrating that would be. You might be surprised at how likely it is. Some campgrounds are refusing to accept RVs that are 10 years or older despite the increasing popularity of vintage RVs. According to the rule, it doesn’t matter how well maintained or in good condition an individual’s RV is when it is enforced, which means that some high-end campgrounds don’t accept RVs based on their age alone.
A lot of RV parks enforce the ten year rule on their websites, and drivinvibin.com reports that Florida and Arizona enforce the rule most frequently, even though it is enforced in some campgrounds across the country. While many campgrounds claim to enforce the rule, the reality may be that they are not as strict as they claim to be. According to drivinibin:
“Almost every RV park that implements the 10 year rule also allows exceptions for it. In our experience (owning in vintage RVs for 5 years), we’ve never been turned away. Most often RV parks will ask for a picture of your RV. They will either allow or deny based on the picture.”
A survey conducted by the website found that 88% of RVers disagreed with the rule. RV owners say there is no foolproof way to filter out RVs that are unattended and not in good condition from their parks, but park owners use the rule to get rid of RVs that are in poor condition. In the same survey of RVers about the 10-year rule, 82% of respondents admitted that park owners may deny entry based on the RV’s condition if it does not meet the park’s standards. Check out the original article here for more details.
At RV Buyers, we think that this ten-year rule is a bit of a problem for you, but we have a solution for you. There are a lot of RVs for sale in large inventory! If you are thinking of selling your old RV and getting a brand new or refurbished RV, then that is also an option you can choose across the US. This will prevent you from becoming concerned about the RV’s 10 year rule.