Does an RV extended warranty make sense? Today, it may appear that extended warranties are available for nearly everything, from items as small as toasters, all the way up to RVs. RV Travel guest writer Jeff Shelton from Wholesale Warranties provides an opinion for why an RV extended warranty could be a good idea – and what to watch out for before making a purchase.
RV extended warranty plans are a popular topic of discussion among travelers, but it can be surprisingly difficult to unearth any detailed information about these policies.
The web is filled with an array of horror stories, positive testimonials, and heated opinions, making it virtually impossible to educate yourself on the contracts themselves. Before you can decide if an RV warranty is a worthwhile investment for you, you’ll need to answer the who, what, and when behind these hotly debated contracts.
What Is an RV Warranty?
Now that we know the “who” to purchase from, we need to discover “what” exactly an RV warranty does? RV warranties, or RV extended service contracts, provide coverage for mechanical breakdowns on your towable or motorized RV. These policies will step in to pay the RV repair costs for mechanical components ranging from the diesel engine to the slide-outs, leveling system, hot water system, air conditioning units, refrigerator, and more.