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Things to Ask Yourself When Buying a luxury motorhome in Australia

Author: Avida Gold Coast
by Avida Gold Coast
Posted: May 15, 2018

If you're looking for the true home-away-from-home experience, you must look for getting a motorhome. With all the necessities of the home, there is no other best thing to have when camping. However, just like when purchasing a home, there are so many items you can include that it can be overwhelming at times to find the right one for you. Fortunately, there are a few tiers of luxury motorhomes that can make these more affordable for buyers. Ask yourself a few questions to help find the luxury motorhomes that's best for your family.

Do you want to drive a motorhome or tow a travel trailer?

Being able to drive the motorhome offers more maneuverability while being able to tow a separate vehicle. A trailer style usually offers a lower price and the ability to unhitch from the RV and still be able to use it. Motorhomes are known to have more comfort and amenities, while travel trailers are smaller, quieter and take up less space on your property while not in use.

What class is this luxury motorhome?

There are seven different classes of motorhomes with the most luxurious being class A. Class A motorhomes are the stand-alone motorhome that look like being a bus; including every necessity. However, there is also a van style, known as class B motorhome.

What is the warranty on this motorhome?

A good motorhome will be protected by a good warranty. Find out how many years warranty they are providing, as well as how many miles you can accrue before losing your coverage. Also, ask the dealer what kinds of damage or repairs are covered in the protection plan.

Why would I need a luxury motorhome?

Your needs will be different if you are going to use it on an occasional weekend compared to you if you plan on being a full-time vacation. The more you plan to use it, the tougher and the larger the vehicle will need to be.

How many people can accommodate it?

This will find out how large you will need it to be. You can purchase one to fit as many people as you need, but the larger it goes, the pricier it is. Keep in mind, also, that the larger it is, the less likely you are going to be able to go wherever you want to.

Can I test drive this luxury motorhome?

Most of the dealers will allow you to take a test drive, usually by spending a night in it, before you purchase it. Doing this allows you to get a chance to test it out and check out it meet your requirements or not. This will also give you an idea what you actually need.

And there you have it, everything you should consider when buying a luxury motorhome that's right for you so that all of your camping adventures are happy ones.

About the Author

Avida Gold Coast began operations in June 2012 as Hinterland Winnebago and has grown rapidly to being one of Australia’s leading Motorhome and Caravan dealerships for the Winnebago Australia brand that was renamed to Avida in 2013.

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