Trip to Alaska - renting an RV

Old Jun 15th, 2016, 01:00 PM
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Trip to Alaska - renting an RV

We would like to go to Alaska for a month or two. We have been two other times
and flew into Anchorage, rented a car, and rented places to stay. LOVED IT.
We want to come back and rent an RV. Any ideas?
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Old Jun 21st, 2016, 01:37 PM
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Do it!

Not sure what else you are looking for.
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Old Jun 21st, 2016, 03:56 PM
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An RV "for a month or two?" Bring plenty of money. What would you do with two months?
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Old Jun 21st, 2016, 04:28 PM
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We rented from Great Alaskan Holdays. You might want to consider their 'Spring Adventure Package' which involves driving a new RV from Iowa to Anchorage. My wife and I did it 5 years ago. I have a trip report here pn Fodor's. Click on my name and you can find it.
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Old Jul 15th, 2016, 11:16 PM
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My friend was having the same issue. He also wanted to rent a motor-home fifth wheel for his trip. I think he purchased an rv with the help from an rv shipping company- http://www.wewilltransportit.com/rv-shipping, which then also shipped his rv back to the source. I think you should go for such an idea.
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Old Jul 17th, 2016, 10:52 AM
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On a recent trip to Alaska I met a couple in their late 70s who had spent several weeks in Alaska having driven their RV there from Pittsburgh, PA.

I have never traveled in an RV, but Alaska strikes me as the ideal place to do so.

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Old Jul 17th, 2016, 05:59 PM
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What month(s)? Which parts of the state do you want to spend the most time in?
We did see quite a few people in rented RV's on our recent trip to Alaska. I'm guessing that between rental fees, campground fees and gas they were paying well over $100/day.
Gas is not very cheap in Alaska. The best deal I found was at the Costco in Anchorage. I did have to put my Costco member card in first before my debit card.
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Old Jul 18th, 2016, 06:11 AM
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Traveling this month (July 2016) we paid $2.43 for gas in Anchorage, $2.75 in Homer, and $3.38 in Denali.

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Old Jul 18th, 2016, 06:32 AM
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OP seems to be one and done on this thread.
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