What do they call a motorhome in America?

To many people, the terms motorhome, campervan and RV are interchangeable, though RV is generally thought of as an American word for a motorhome.

What is another name for motorhome?

recreational vehicle

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What is the American name for a caravan?

The camper caravan — a.k.a the American equivalent of a camper or small motorhome and the little sister of the RV or Class A motorcoach — comes in all shapes and sizes, with amenities ranging from foldout beds, seats and maybe a table to full kitchens, plumbing, heating, and modern entertainment systems.

What is the slang for RV?

Rig: a slang term for RV. This could refer to a fifth wheel, motorhome, camper, or travel trailer.

What are RV called in England?

No-one in the UK seems to call their motorhome, caravan or home on wheels “a rig” or an RV for that matter. If you say RV around here people assume you are one of the rare people who have imported a forty foot beast from the US. Instead they are simply referred to as motorhomes, caravans, campervans or van conversions.

What is a motorhome called in Europe?

First of all RV’s are called motorhomes, campervans or camping cars in Europe.

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What does toad mean in RV?

Toad or “Dinghy”: a small vehicle being towed behind a large RV.

What is an RV in America?

American-style Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

At the top of the pile, for price, size and luxury, are American-style RVs, some as big as a 52-seater coach and requiring a large-vehicle driving licence.

What does pulling a toad mean?

While you may not find it in the dictionary, in the RV world, the word TOAD is slang for “towed vehicle” – typically a car, SUV or off road vehicle that you tow behind your motorhome, to make it easier (and less expensive) to get around and about, explore, shop and run errands in the areas you visit with your RV.

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