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. 

June
17
June
17
Just because you’re out camping in the great outdoors doesn’t mean you need to give up on delicious and healthy eating! In fact, we’d argue that when you’re busy hiking, swimming, kayaking and exploring, it may even be more important to fuel your body right. Whether you&rsquo...
May
28
May
28
The world is changing, and our notions of what an “office space” looks like are changing along with it. Over the past year, there was a mass exodus from traditional office buildings and workspaces as people settled into a work-from-home lifestyle. What was originally a temporary solution...
April
29
April
29
One of the most common (and only!) complaints RVers have about mobile living is limited space onboard. Even the most minimalist travellers have needs: clothing, linens, food and supplies can add up! Add a few kiddos into the mix, and even the roomiest trailer can feel downright cramped. That’s...
April
28
April
28
Enjoying life on the open road shouldn’t mean sacrificing some of your creature comforts - after all, it’s called a mobile home for good reason! It’s likely that you’ll take ownership of your new RV with it still feeling a little bare inside. Sure, this is partially to help w...
March
24
March
24
2020 was a pivotal year around the globe (to say the least!), and the RV community certainly experienced many changes as a result. As much as we tend to still covet “the before times,” many of these changes included exciting RV trends that we suspect will endure in 2021 and beyond. Let&r...
March
01
March
01
We’ll be the first to agree that children bring so many positive changes to our lives - but they also make it just a little bit harder to get up & go whenever you please! Once you add kids into the mix, the days of slinging a backpack into the backseat and heading off for adventure are qui...
December
31
December
31
If you’ve been searching for the RV of your dreams, but you’re not exactly sure what your current vehicle is capable of towing, then this blog post is for you! Finding a compatible truck and RV pairing might seem challenging, but once you know which important pieces of information to loo...
November
26
November
26
When folks visit us looking for the perfect RV, we get asked a lot of questions about towing: Can I still tow an RV if I’m an SUV-owner? How much weight can my vehicle handle? Does the length of my truck bed matter when I’m choosing a new trailer? At South Thompson RV, we want all of our...
October
28
October
28
As the mercury needle inches closer to the zero-degree mark, it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your rig! There are several steps involved in the winterization process (which we’ve outlined for you here), but today we’re focusing on the important task of clearing your pl...
September
22
September
22
Just because the sun is setting a little bit earlier these days doesn’t mean it needs to set on your camping adventures just yet! Sure, summer is typically considered the prime camping season, but summer camping also can include crowded campgrounds, long lines of RVs trying to get into parks a...
June
04
June
04
The big question on every adventurists’ mind right now is whether they can still look forward to summer camping in BC this year amid the Covid-19 crisis. Fortunately, the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ As our province adapts to the global pandemic, people are finding new ways to enj...
April
14
April
14
Making the decision to purchase an RV is an exciting time - you are about to join an exclusive club of travellers, campers and adventurists! If sticker shock has you second guessing which type of trailer you can afford, then purchasing a used RV can be a great option. But when you’re out in th...
March
30
March
30
In the camping world, the term “RV” can get tossed around several times in just one sentence! But for many people who are new to camping, or those who have simply become so accustomed to hearing and using the word “RV,” they might not know exactly what “RV” stands...
February
28
February
28
British Columbia is home to some of the most physically diverse landscapes in the world. From the arid Okanagan Desert, to the Vancouver Island rainforests and dozens of towering mountain ranges, it’s no wonder that thousands of outdoor enthusiasts enjoy all that BC has to offer all year long....
December
06
December
06
As an amazing season of RVing comes to an end and you’ve started the winterization process on your camper (don’t worry, we’ve already laid out exactly how to do this for you!) it's time to consider how to store your RV for the season. An RV is a big investment and a big vehicle...
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
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...
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