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Old 03-05-2014, 05:22 PM   #1
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RV Transport?

I got good news today. I have a summer job on the coast of NC, and there is an RV pad available for me to use. (I was in housing last year and couldn't stand being without my pets.)

I do not have my own tow vehicle, so I need to find a company to transport my travel trailer for me from southern VA (244 miles). I start in four weeks, so I need to get everything lined up before then. Can anyone recommend a company to transport?
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Old 03-05-2014, 05:35 PM   #2
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Check around at local RV dealers, they have people who to do that all the time.
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Old 03-05-2014, 05:37 PM   #3
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Post what you have for trailer and wd hitch, someone here might be able to help.
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What about just renting a rig, pick it up local drop it off near where you are going.
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What about just renting a rig, pick it up local drop it off near where you are going.
Supposedly very few truck rentals come with hitches.

Though, supposedly U-Hauls have them on their box trucks.

I know this has been asked before on the forum- I think someone posted a glowing review of a company that they used. I'll try to find that.
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It's a 2014 Wildwood 26TBSS. It's 29 feet long and under three tons.

I don't have a hitch for it (yet). I bought it in October (anticipating working out of state), and the dealer transported it to my backyard for me. I'm completely new to RVing, so any advice would be appreciated!

I bought my trailer at RV Outlet USA in Ringgold, VA. (It's 30 miles from where I live.) Thanks for the advice about calling them. I never even thought of that.



Oh, and thanks for the info about renting a truck. It did cross my mind, but I think I'd feel much better having someone experienced with driving trailers. (I have very limited experience working in park systems transporting boat/canoe trailers but never very far.)
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Here it is:
Anyone transport or know someone
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Last summer we purchased our trailer from a dealer in south mid PA. My TV I had at the time was not ready with the proper hitch so I used ShowroomTransport.com . They were very quick (I think a matter of three days after I paid the deposit) and had it delivered to my driveway in a matter of four hours. I think I paid around $600 for about 190 miles.
Run a Google search and get at least three prices. Some were very pushy with multiple emails and phone calls even after I told them it was in my driveway.
BTW where along the NC coast? Just a summer job?
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It's a 2014 Wildwood 26TBSS. It's 29 feet long and under three tons.

I don't have a hitch for it (yet). I bought it in October (anticipating working out of state), and the dealer transported it to my backyard for me. I'm completely new to RVing, so any advice would be appreciated!

I bought my trailer at RV Outlet USA in Ringgold, VA. (It's 30 miles from where I live.) Thanks for the advice about calling them. I never even thought of that.
Not long after I bought my 250 it got hit in a parking lot when I took it in for repair the insurance co. had a Dodge big horn waiting for me to use.

It had the receiver hitch on it, if I needed to tow all I had to do is put in my drop hitch an go.
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BTW where along the NC coast? Just a summer job?
Cape Lookout National Seashore (park guide position in the lighthouse). I worked there last summer and lived in housing. It was nice, but no pets allowed. I met a couple of volunteers there who were full-time RVers (with two big dogs), and it put the thought in my head. (My cat has spent every warm night this winter "camping" with me in the yard. She loves it. -- She's a strictly "indoors" cat but walks well on a harness.)

It's with the National Park Service. I applied to parks nationwide for 8 years before I got the job last year. I am hoping the seasonal work leads to something more permanent.
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