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  • Mark and Gina
    Mark and Gina:
    If we purchase a membership now, do we need to renew in January? Is membership 12 months from purchase date, or does it renew the first of the year?
    • 5 hours ago
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    • Mark and Gina
      Bob & Pearl We purchased our elite membership (used) last June and paid our annual dues of $607 and our next due date is July1,2018 so the answer to your question is you pay for a whole years dues when you join and it is good for 12 months from that date.
    • Mark and Gina
      Mark and Gina gotcha! thank you for your reply ;-)
      • 3 hours ago
  • Susan & Richard
    Susan & Richard:
    Any suggestions on buying a used membership? We don't need all the cruise and time share stuff the salesman was trying to pile onto the very expensive base membership. We're too old to want a 30 year new membership and probably have 10 years of travel l...  more
    • 6 hours ago
    • Susan & Richard
      Tahiti16 Campground Membership Outlet call Chad Hoel 
      1-800-272-0401. He is great at answering questions. No pressure we have talked a couple times haven't bought yet but that should change soon as house goes up for sale next week.
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      • Susan & Richard
        Travelinlady I agree with campground membership outlet tell Chad Jeannine Miller and Greg Germann sent you or one of the other people that mentioned them. I would adds the Trails Collections to the membership but not RPI.
        • 5 hours ago
    • Susan & Richard
      Glen and Debbie Hooten Call Chad..Chad Hoel
      Campground Membership Outlet
      17740 Hwy 27 N.
      Clermont, FL 34715
      (352) 242-0401
      (800) 272-0401 toll free
      (352) 242-0548 fax
      • 6 hours ago
    • Susan & Richard
      S&DFadyk Call campground outlet..they are great to work with...we used them to get our elite and it was great to work with them......have them add RPI too
      • 5 hours ago
    • Susan & Richard
      Michael Grimes I am not sure I’d bother with a used membership.  I got my TT membership with nothing down.  It’s a 2 zone pass, so I have the Pacific NW and California as well.  We pay $35 per month.  Seriously, a 1 night stay in a state campground i...  more
      • 5 hours ago
  • George R Proudfoot Jr
    George R Proudfoot Jr:
    Left Pio Pico yesterday, had a great time at the Oktoberfest the food was excellent Tom did a great job 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻😎😎
    • 6 hours ago
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    • George R Proudfoot Jr
      dhurt50 Were you able to stay in the main park or the overflow across the street?
      • 6 hours ago
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    • George R Proudfoot Jr
      Tahiti16 We will be there Friday, have tickets to Jimmy Buffet Saturday in Chula Vista!
      • 6 hours ago
  • Bill Joyce (and Diane Melde)
    Bill Joyce (and Diane Melde) :
    We are now at Forest Lake in Advance NC and are liking it. All full hookups, many with 50AMP, and we chose our site at the ranger station and the ranger led us to it since it was a bit tricky to get there pointing the proper way. Our last stay here was ...  more
    • October 12
    • Steve & Sharon Ownby and 1 other like this.
    • Bill Joyce (and Diane Melde)
      Steve & Sharon Ownby Be sure to get over to Lexington #1for some NC style que.
    • Bill Joyce (and Diane Melde)
      Travelinlady One of our favourites.
      • October 12
  • Bob & Pearl
    Bob & Pearl:
    Is anyone staying at the Thousand Trails "Colorado River"
    campground in south Texas? We heard it was partially closed so I called the park and was told some sections were still closed but some were open.

    Our reservation isn't until Nov 13th, but they c...  more
    • October 10
    • Bob & Pearl
      Big G & Lou Just left TT Lake Conroe after 2 weeks, it's up and running normal. Can't speak to Colorado River. Hopefully you'd be able to call around the first and ask for more details.
    • Bob & Pearl
      Bob & Pearl Good to hear about lake Conroe as we're headed there next week for a 3 week reservation. Just concerned about the info the Colorado River staff gave me and hoping someone might have been there in the last few weeks. We will call again as it gets closer. T...  more
      • October 10
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      • Bob & Pearl
        Big G & Lou Section G at Conroe was reworked over a year ago, so all the hookups are good. Sites are mostly level, some shade in G
        • October 10
      • Bob & Pearl
        Barbara Spade For the best information on Thousand Trails Colorado River speak to the Manager, Marty Scoggins.
    • Bob & Pearl
      Al Cooper We loved Colorado River. Lots of deer
    • Bob & Pearl
      Glen & Suzi We have a reservation at Colorado River starting Nov 4th. Hide 1 Reply
      • Bob & Pearl
        Bob & Pearl Please post what you find when you check into Colorado River.
        Our reservation is a couple of weeks after yours and we are hoping you find it
        with all campsites open and fully functional. 


         They said it wasn't com...  more
        • 4 hours ago
  • Mark and Gina
    Mark and Gina:
    Has anyone had problems with the age of their motorhome in thousand trails campsites or the encore properties? We are about to purchase a thousand trails membership, we have an older rv and don't want to find out later, that our motorhome is to old for th...  more
    • October 10
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    • Mark and Gina
      Michael Grimes There is a video on YouTube about a couple that was told their rig wasn’t up to snuff and TT canceled their membership, and refunded them.  However, I believe their rig was pretty trashed.  Broken windows and such.  This didn’t seem to have...  more
    • Mark and Gina
      Big G & Lou Lou, are you folks talking to TT direct to purchase the membership? My zone expires Feb 1st, I have found a man who brokers user TT memberships. Save Thousands, if interested I'll send you his info
      Gary
      • October 10
    • Mark and Gina
      RevatiZona I'm a new member but no one has ever asked me about the year of my rig. I've only been to four parks. I've seen a variety older rigs in decent shape.

      I used to have a "vintage" class C. When age restriction issues came up in other parks, usu...  more
      • October 10
    • Mark and Gina
      Susan1118 I upgraded to the Elite at the RV show.   I was told some parks have 10 year age limit, they inspect the exterior condition.  
      • October 10
    • Mark and Gina
      IncredibleDash We’ve been fulltime almost 3 years and thousand trails elite just as long. Our motorhome is a 1999 and is in good overall shape. We have never been turned down from a TT park or Encore Park due to age.
      • October 11
  • David and Josephine Stoll
    David and Josephine Stoll:
    Our Home Away From Home We are Newbies!
    https://www.rvillage.com/rv-park/13189/thousand-trails-lake-conroe
    • October 9
    • Steve & Dara and 15 others like this.
    • David and Josephine Stoll
      Jeannie P Hi. I’m a newbee too and I’m just starting to make plans to travel south for a couple weeks on Nov. be safe
    • David and Josephine Stoll
      King Family Congratulations and happy trails. Feel free to ask questions we were all newbies once.
  • Beth Harper
    Beth Harper:
    Hey everyone headed to Whalers Rest in about a week. Any recent reviews would be appreciated.
    • October 7
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    • Beth Harper
      Dave-Roz We were there last year. Arrive about 11:45a - they don't let you in before 12. This gives you best chance to get a good site. We were in site 49 & loved it. No Cell service unless you get a site up on the hill. Because of trees you may not be able to get...  more
      • October 9
    • Beth Harper
      Susan & Richard Visit the aquarium while you are there.  We planned on 2 hours and spent the whole day there.  Joined an elementary school group in doing a craft project (think sand, shells, and elmers glue)  Great fun.  
      • October 10
    • Beth Harper
      SilentKnight We will be checking in on the 16th of this month.  I heard that they are installing internet??? That would be great!
      • October 10
    • Beth Harper
      RevatiZona Verizon is spotty to nonexistent at Whaler's Rest.
      • October 10
  • Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com
    Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com :
    We are currently at Portland Fairview RV Park and really enjoying our stay... one of the nicer parks, paves level sites, nice quality roads etc. close to Portland, not too noisy, just a light traffic hum.. we will be sharing our in-depth review on this pa...  more
    • October 7
    • Demeakers and 2 others like this.
    • Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com
      Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com Oh and this park is part of the new Trails Collection but it's one of the parks that charges $20 a night, still worthwhile as it's very nice and way cheaper than what we even paid using our ReadyCampGo membership or RPI privileges
      • October 7
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      • Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com
        King Family I'm curious did you keep RPI and RCG when you bought TC?
        • October 8
    • Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com
      Susan & Richard whoa!  $20 for a TT park.  We had considered buying a membership on the resale market, but would have to be really cheap to make the $20 a night rate seem reasonable.
      • October 7
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      • Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com
        King Family Not a TT park. It's Encore at a discounted rate. We bought a resell Elite Connection and have used it extensively. Makes full timing so affordable.
    • Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com
      Tahiti16 The $20 fee is for select Encore, not a TT park.
      • October 7
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  • Sue Fuller Brower
    Sue Fuller Brower:
    We just reserved our last free week of Getaway cabins at Forest Lake, NC for the week following Thanksgiving. It's been a couple of years since we have been back to that preserve. Any ideas on what it's like that time of year?
    • October 2
    • Sue Fuller Brower
      King Family We were there September 2016 and enjoyed the park.
    • Sue Fuller Brower
      Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com We were there in November 2015 and it was nice with fall colors coming in... chilly!
      • October 7