What to Pack for Your First RV Trip in Alaska

May 4, 2020 | Alaska

At A&M RV Center, we see a lot of new faces every year, especially couples who are empty nesters or newlyweds looking for a thrill. No matter their age, we’ve found that most beginners have the same problem: overpacking. When you rent a motorhome or camper, space is limited and you should be conscious of what you’re bringing onboard. That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide of what to pack for your first trip across the Alaskan wilderness in an RV.

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3 Ways to Eliminate Odors in Your RV

April 3, 2020 | Alaska

Traveling all summer in your motorhome gives you a chance to unwind in the Alaskan wilderness, taking in the sights and enjoying nature. However, your travels also bring hurdles that don’t usually come with living at home, including some unpleasant odors. When you and your family are living in such a small space, umpleasant smells are sure to occur. At A&M RV Center, we ensure that every new rental is clean and ready for use, but you’ll be on your own out in the wild. Here are several tips for keeping your RV clean and odor-free.

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When to Plan Your Next RV Adventure Across Alaska

March 2, 2020 | Alaska

Alaska is a vast wilderness with so much to see and so many new landscapes to explore. When penciling in your next RV vacation across America’s Last Frontier, it’s important to plan ahead of time. Ask yourself: When is the best time to visit? What will the weather be like? How much ground can we cover? Then pick a date and start checking things off your vacation-planning checklist, starting with an RV rental from A&M RV Center. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you with the rest of your Alaskan vacation planning.

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3 Popular RV Campgrounds in Alaska

February 10, 2020 | Alaska

Springtime is just around the corner, which means you’re probably anxious to get outdoors and head out to your favorite campgrounds. You can’t wait to grill over a charcoal fire, roast marshmallows, and listen to the crickets at night. These are some of the best parts of exploring nature, and are just a taste of what you know you can expect from an adventure in an RV rental from A&M RV Center. But if you’re new to the camping world and are looking for suggestions, we’ve put together some of Alaska’s most popular camping spots to visit in your RV.

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Choosing the Right Motorhome

January 4, 2020 | Alaska

Once you’ve started thinking about RVing on the open road in Alaska, your next question should be: what’s the right motorhome for you? You already know about the many advantages of using motorhomes. Besides saving money on hotel rooms, plane tickets, and dining out, you’ll have complete control over the timeline of your vacation without the stress of airports and the risk of delayed flights. When determining the right motorhome for your needs, consider your specific travel priorities, such as how many passengers will be traveling with you, how much space you need, and how long you plan to be on the road. At A&M RV Center, we have a variety of options to meet your needs whether you are looking to rent or to purchase.

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Embrace the Cold: Check Out Alaska on Ice

December 1, 2019 | Alaska

Alaska is a state that embraces winter. Ice and snow may make other areas of the country close up shop. But for us, we carry on business as usual – and then some. Traveling around the state in an RV rental from A&M RV Center in December may require a little more prep and planning, but there is so much here to see and do during the winter months. Check out just a taste of Alaska’s frozen adventures that await you. 

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Ask These 4 Questions Before You Buy an RV

November 1, 2019 | Alaska

Buying an RV is no small investment. At A&M RV Center, we get it. That’s why we encourage customers to ask lots of questions before they buy. You want to be 100% comfortable with your decision to make a purchase of this significance. Trust us, there are no dumb questions! Looking for a good starting place? Here are some good questions to ask when thinking about buying an RV.

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4 Etiquette Reminders for RV Campgrounds

October 2, 2019 | Alaska

By and large, RV travelers are an amazingly friendly bunch. They’re used to making conversation with people of all walks of life. RV campgrounds are known for the spirit of community that blossoms as soon as you pull into your hookup. But if you’re new to this world, it can be helpful to understand a few of the “unwritten” rules of the road, er, campground. We’ve listed a few of those below. And one thing’s for sure, with an RV rental from A&M RV Center in Anchorage, Alaska, you’ll be well equipped for whatever adventure awaits you. 1. Respect others’ space. Just as you wouldn’t walk across your neighbor’s yard at home, don’t walk through other peoples’ campsites. Quarters at RV campgrounds are close enough, and it’s helpful to respect the boundaries and give your neighbors some space. Likewise, consider how your noise level may affect others. Love the sound of wind … Continued

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3 Tips for RV Travel in Alaska

September 3, 2019 | Alaska

As the “Frontier State”, Alaska is almost overwhelming in its wildness. This vast land has been welcoming adventurers and explorers for decades. But even the most adventurous travelers can sometimes be intimidated by Alaska’s sheer size and massive spaces that are devoid of people. As the oldest RV rental center in Anchorage, the staff at A&M RV Center have a few tips for new visitors to our incredible state. 1. Camp anywhereAlaska is one of the few places in the world where it’s legal to pull over anywhere and park for the night. Highway pullouts, shoulders, and other areas off the road are prime spots for getting some sleep and prepping for the next day’s travel. Still, there also are plenty of reputable RV grounds, resorts, and campgrounds. You can use some of your favorite RV clubs, like Good Sam or Passport America, to find the best parks. If you’re not a member … Continued

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RV Newbie? Read This Before You Rent or Buy

August 4, 2019 | Alaska

New to RV traveling? You’re about to embark on a great adventure! You’ll save on housing and food – plus you’ll have the freedom to camp where you want and when you want. What’s more, traveling on your Alaska dream vacation is made easy with an RV rental from A&M RV Center. Here are a few basics to keep in mind as you get to making your dream a reality. 

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