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. 
October
17
October
17
The kids are back in school, the days are growing shorter, and there is a chill in the air - summer is officially over. Although we believe there are many reasons why you should enjoy year-round camping in beautiful British Columbia, we understand that for many people the beginning of fall signals t...
September
25
September
25
Summer may have come and gone, but it’s impossible to get the post-summertime blues when you have fall camping to look forward to! Fall brings its own unique collection of sensory experiences, from the smell of dewy mornings, to the sound of leaves crunching under your feet, and the taste of d...
September
06
September
06
When it comes to camping, we don’t stop when the summer sun goes down. While we’re still enjoying all that summer RVing has to offer, we know that Labour Day has passed and cooler temperatures are coming. Whether you’re a spring, fall, summer, or year-round RV adventurer, here are ...
August
18
August
18
Premium Service for RV Customers At South Thompson RV, we want our customers to feel like family. That’s why we go out of our way to make sure that everyone who walks through our doors is taken care of whether they are selecting a unit, making a purchase, getting their RV serviced or ordering...
August
08
August
08
Find the Right RV for Your Family Wanting to step up your camping game this summer? Opt for the official vehicles of fun and check out South Thompson RV’s selection of motorhomes, trailers, R-Pods and fifth wheels. But with so many different options, how do you find the right adventure-mobile...
June
30
June
30
Get Inside Your Dream RV This Summer The wilderness is calling! Don’t spend your summer stuck on your front porch. A new (or gently used) RV is closer than you think with the help of South Thompson RV’s great financing options. We work with you to make your adventure-mobile a reality wi...
June
30
June
30
Equip Your Rig for Good Times Camping season is upon us! To guarantee that your next getaway is big on fun and low on headaches, follow South Thompson RV’s survival kit guidelines. We know what makes a great -- or not so great -- vacation and we want to share the knowledge we’ve gathere...
May
12
May
12
Find Out Our Top Picks for RV Camping Near Kamloops Are you pumped about the 2019 camping season but unsure where you should be hauling your rig to? South Thomson RV has you covered because we’ve gone ahead and sorted out which campgrounds you just can’t miss visiting. Our beautiful pro...
May
08
May
08
Great Deals for Mother’s Day Weekend Do you want to make your mom the happiest camper out there? Then take her to our Mother’s Day Weekend Sale happening Thursday, May 9th through to Sunday, May 12th! Come see us over at the Pow Wow Grounds in Kamloops where we will be facing off for th...
April
30
April
30
Get Prepared for a Great Season The days are getting longer, the flowers are blooming and it’s time to get your RV out of storage! The trailer and camper experts at South Thompson RV have come up with some springtime tips to help you prepare your unit for the fun summer months ahead. Don&rsqu...
April
27
April
27
Don’t Let the Past Get in the Way of Your Summer At South Thompson RV, we believe that everyone should get to experience the joys of nature from the comfort of an RV. Have you let your credit stop you from trying to purchase a trailer, camper or motorhome? If so, you might be missing out on c...
April
27
April
27
See What’s Cooking at South Thompson Kamloops winters are long and all but the camping diehards call it quits while the snow flies. So, what do we do at South Thompson RV during the quieter season? Plan for the most exciting spring ever, that’s what! New for the 2019 camping season, our...
March
31
March
31
Why Spring is the Best Time to Buy Ahh, spring! The birds are singing, the trees are budding and the air no longer bites at your face. If you’re just itching to get out into the woods, we totally understand. After a long Kamloops winter, there’s nothing quite like escaping out to nature...
February
07
February
07
Are you starting to feel the itch? There may be snow on the ground, the air still has a bite to it, but spring is just around the corner! We know, winter in Kamloops is long and you’re probably crawling up the walls with spring fever right about now. But take heart -- the warmer weather is on ...
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...
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