South Thompson Motors & RV Blog

More than just an RV dealership, South Thompson Motors & RV is your number one resource for advice, information and RV FAQ's in British Columbia. Whether you're looking for tips on maintenance or where to take your next trip, stayed tuned to our RV blog for the latest industry news and updates. 
January
14
January
14
When you look to buy your first RV, you’re probably going to be overwhelmed by the choices before you. They seem to be endless, and it’s full of confusing jargon which complicates the process even further. Don’t worry however, with a little research you can make buying your first R...
January
10
January
10
Cherokee’s Arctic Wolf RVs have long been some of the best around, and the good news is that the 2019 models are being released right now! This means extra features, a glossier exterior and all the extras you have come to expect from this largest of RV brands. The main plus side of purchasing...
December
28
December
28
When choosing a campground, it can seem like a lot of work. For whatever reason, many campgrounds have outdated websites or ones that are pretty but not incredibly informative. Today, we break down some important tips on how to choose the right campground, no matter what type of RV camping adventure...
December
24
December
24
When you’re somewhere as beautiful as Kamloops, it’s hard to believe that people ever want to stray away from our lovely city. With that being said, people do, and that’s what keeps an RV dealership like ours in business! If you’re looking to travel for the summer or even a f...
December
14
December
14
When it comes to winter camping, you’d be surprised at how few Canadians have given it a shot! We have winter-rated RVs in our new and used inventory, an increasingly popular activity. When so much of your season is winter, it makes sense to camp and enjoy it! Here’s how to decide if you...
December
11
December
11
Sometimes it seems like the campers of the world have everything they need for their adventures. The good news is: the industry is always changing and adapting with great ideas and gadgets to make camping easier and more enjoyable. Here are some of our picks for this holiday season! LifeStraw That...
October
30
October
30
We know that winter is coming, and that’s exactly why we’re thinking about RV deals! When you’re looking to shop for great deals, there’s no better place than here at South Thompson RV. Here are some of our pro tips for getting the best bang for your buck when you’re lo...
October
29
October
29
When winter rolls around, so can the winter blues. When winter rolls around for us, we gear up, buckle down, and start planning our trips for the next season, and some of us even go winter camping! Whatever kind of adventure you’re looking for, we can help. After all, experts say that we get m...
September
21
September
21
That’s right, here at South Thompson RV, we have been awarded the 2018 Dealer of the Year Award by the Recreational Vehicle Dealer’s Association of BC. The association is a members-driven group that proactively promotes and educates for the benefits of its members, providing resources an...
September
19
September
19
The worst part of the summer camping season is when it ends. Even worse, is when you have to put your RV away for the winter. If you’re lucky, you can ride out the winter snowbird style and head south. For the rest of us, we have to pack up and brace for the elements. Here’s what you nee...
September
19
September
19
When it comes to parking your RV, there’s really no more important choice. Yes, it matters what new or used RV you head off onto the open road in, but where you end up is pretty valuable. When it comes to parking there are three main pillars to think about: technical parking, your parking spot...
August
29
August
29
When it comes time to buy an RV, everyone has different questions. Some people are most concerned about having enough bunks to fit the whole family, while others want to know the ins and outs of the hookups and trailer hitch. Today, we answer some of the most common questions that we received from R...
July
09
July
09
Just like the R-Pod series we highlighted last week, Wildwood RVs are a great choice for campers. The biggest difference between the two model lines is size, with Wildwood units being larger and more spacious. R-Pods are compact in comparison, with Wildwood units having more bunks and amenities. Her...
July
06
July
06
Have you ever thought about taking your RV camping for the whole summer? How about for a year? There are tons of folks throughout Canada who are living the long-term camping lifestyle and loving it. Find out how they do it and decide if it’s for you! What is Long-Term Camping? While a long tr...
July
06
July
06
A little RV with a lot of luxury? It's real, and it's here. We talk about the ever-wonderous R-Pod quite a bit here on the blog, but we have yet to get down and dirty with what the R-Pod lifestyle is all about! With rising popularity, a unique lineup, and endless fun, we’ve figured th...
June
30
June
30
Here at South Thompson, we love both new and used RVs. They both have their pros and cons when compared to each other, and they can sometimes surprise you. With a used RV you can save yourself from pesky depreciation and often spend less money. With that in mind, you’re also getting a unit th...
June
29
June
29
When you’re camping, it’s hard to remember all of the rules associated with safety in the great outdoors We’ve compiled a list of helpful and easy-to-remember tips to make your next camping trip a breeze. Whether you’re camping in a fifth-wheel or a motorhome, it’s alw...
June
22
June
22
We all know that camping is one of the best ways to spend your summer days, but how do you keep hunger away from the family? We’re here to help you find cool snacks for hot days and fireside bites for everyone. Here are some of our favourites: Campfire Bacon Whenever we share this one with s...
June
18
June
18
The short answer is: it doesn’t have to be! When we have customers considering fifth-wheels as their next RV choice, we’re often asked if parking them is difficult. While we will say that it takes a little bit of practice, it’s not as hard as most people think! Driving Your Fifth-...
May
28
May
28
Each and every summer we feel grateful to be located in beautiful British Columbia. We love being part of the Kamloops community and feel centrally located amongst all the amenities we need. When summer hits and there’s no more skiing to be had, we gear up for camping season not only here at t...
May
22
May
22
We know that there a lot of different RV brands out there and that it can be hard to choose. In our brand and model highlight series, we break down what each does best, and what features are included. We do this so that our customers are able to understand the differences and have a better idea of w...
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