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. 
July
21
July
21
One of the questions people often ask us is whether it’s better to invest in an RV or a cottage - especially in 2020 and beyond. Here at South Thompson, we’re firmly dedicated to team RV! From lower initial (and ongoing!) investment costs, easier maintenance and the major benefit of bein...
July
20
July
20
It comes as no surprise that r-pod Travel Trailers by Forest River have taken the BC camping scene by storm in recent years. r-pods are well known for their unmistakable dome shape, functional interior design and lightweight construction, and are much loved by couples and small families alike. So wh...
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
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...
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
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...
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...
March
22
March
22
That’s right, Kamloops. Its that time of year again. If you haven’t heard, the turn of spring is when we throw down and showdown with another friendly neighbourhood RV dealer. We both put our best feet, er, deals forward and unleash them to the public. Here’s how it works! What&rs...
March
15
March
15
There’s a wolf in the house at South Thompson RV, but don’t worry, this wolf doesn’t bite. We’re proud to announce that we’re one of the first RV dealers in Canada to house the new line of Arctic Wolf RVs by Forest River Cherokee. These lightweight fifth-wheel RVs are ...