prepare for RV trip, prepare house for trip, day before, day of
Before you head out
Your new Roadtrek is ready to go with just a little bit of preparation.
Prepare for your trip
Skim manuals and get reacquainted with procedures.
Update our RV website.
Inspect RV and contact dealer with any questions or for service.
Inspect hoses and electric cords and outside supplies
Check batteries, lights,
Plan your trip route
Check Supply Lists and update
Update pet emergency cards and online emergency data.
The day before your trip
Charge your batteries by plugging in overnight.
Cool your refrigerator by turning it on.
Chill any beverages in your home refrigerator.
Fill your fresh water tank with clean tap water.
[Set your fresh water tank selector and fresh water tank isolator to Summer Mode or Winter Mode.]
The day of the trip
Load the refrigerator with cold food (from your home refrigerator)
Preparing your home for your trip
Advise family of itinerary
Advise neighbors who watch house
Leave key and security codes
? Advise local police
Arrange lawn care and weather care.
Secure jewelry and valuable items.
- NOT: Have USPO hold or forward mail.
Make full back-up of all computers
Clean and set house frig.
Turn off ice maker.
Set thermostat and hot water heater.
Set light timers.
Lock windows and doors.