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O’Connor RV Blog

Are you living your best RV life in Chilliwack? Let us help you take camping to the next level with expert maintenance advice to get the most out of your trailer, motorhome or fifth wheel along with insider tips on the best camping spots in the Lower Mainland and details on all of O’Connor RV’s exciting sales. You’ll find all of that and more in our blog -- so check back often to stay up-to-date in the world of RVing!

November
25
November
25
‘Tis the season to break out the egg nog, cozy up to the fire, and get cracking on your holiday shopping. Finding the perfect holiday gift for your loved ones isn’t always easy. Fortunately, if you’ve got an RV owner on your list, O’Connor RV is about to make the process a wh...
September
29
September
29
Summer might be coming to end, but that doesn’t mean the fall season doesn’t have much to offer! In fact, the fall camping season is just as celebrated in the #Rvlife as the summer season – only this time, you get to sip on hot cocoa by the campfire. And with the trees having their...
September
29
September
29
The leaves are changing colours, the sweaters are out of storage, and the season of all things pumpkin spice is finally upon us! For those who aren’t ready to put the campers away just yet, fall just means a whole new set of camping adventures waiting to be discovered – with campfires be...
August
30
August
30
If you’re a seasoned RV camping vet, you’re likely always on the lookout for the next must-have item that can help optimize your camping adventures. Whether it’s a high-tech gadget for living life off the grid, a cozy item that keeps you warm during the cold nights, or a handy item...
August
19
August
19
While summer vacation destinations are often at the top of our list of yearly destinations, the avid adventurer knows that weather shouldn’t be the key indicator of a good ol’ time. Whether you hate to limit the potential of a good getaway to the summer months or like to think of yoursel...
July
24
July
24
When it comes to taking the plunge into the RV life, it’s important for customers to find a dealership they can trust. Buying or leasing an RV is a big investment, so the folks here at O’Connor RV pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service, affordable, quality RVs, expert...
June
30
June
30
During the height of the pandemic, like most industries, the automotive market was hit hard. Intermittent closures, protective measures, supply-chain issues, and labour shortages were just a few challenges that businesses across all industries were struggling with – many of which still are. He...
June
30
June
30
For avid campers and weekend road trippers, planning a camping trip can become second nature with all the necessary supplies organized and ready to go at a moment's notice. Others might spend nearly months planning in advance, reserving campgrounds early and getting their RVs de-winterized ...
April
24
April
24
Let’s face it: de-winterizing your RV is way more exciting than winterizing it! Getting ready to start the camping season is definitely our favourite time of the year. Our staff is made up of RV lovers and campers just like you, and we’re here to help guide you into the season with some ...
March
31
March
31
The weather’s getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and campgrounds are due to open any day now. Like many other RVers, you've probably recently opened up your shed to break out your motorhome or travel trailer only to realize she’s seen better days and that it might be finall...
March
31
March
31
Whether you have a trailer, motorhome, camper van, or something in between, there are plenty of different ways to enjoy camping in the great outdoors: some folks look forward to driving south for the winter in their trusty motorhome, adventure-seekers may choose to travel from destination to destina...
March
02
March
02
RV maintenance is a crucial aspect of being an RV owner. With a vehicle that runs on a lot plus the fact that it gets so much downtime during the off-season, you’ll need to ensure your trailer, camper or motorhome undergoes frequent routine inspection and maintenance. When it comes to get...
February
01
February
01
The world has changed in the past few years, and so has the way people use their RVs. Most people spend an equal amount of time with their RV parked as they do travelling or camping in it, but there is a growing number of RV owners who are renting their units out to vacationers when it’s not i...
January
28
January
28
It's no secret that Mother Nature has had some unexpected plans for us folks on the West Coast. As a result,  winter camping in British Columbia is gaining more interest among Rvers, and with good reason. Thanks to the province's mild to moderate winter weather and over 150 ye...
December
01
December
01
2022 is nearly here, and we know that there are plenty of campers in the Chilliwack area who are eager to hitch up a brand-new RV in the new year. Here at O’Connor RV, we’ve worked hard to secure the most sought-after 2021 and 2022 RV inventory possible, including full-size travel traile...
July
27
July
27
When it comes to mobile living, motorhomes offer an incredible amount of freedom and benefits. Whether you’re planning a cross-country excursion or simply want to pull up to a local campsite and relax on the weekends, a motorhome can provide the comfort and versatility that you’re lookin...
June
19
June
19
Have you ever wondered what the #TinyHome movement is all about, or whether a tiny home is for you? We’re embracing small-space living here at O’Connor RV, and proud to be an exclusive supplier of Stattonrock Tiny Home Creations in the Chilliwack area. We love the freedom and simplicity...
May
31
May
31
Has the relationship between you and your current RV finally come to an end? Maybe you’re looking to upgrade for a bit more space, or perhaps you’ve decided to graduate from a truck trailer to a travel trailer? Whatever the reason, if you need to sell your current residential vehicle, O&...
April
28
April
28
People decide to purchase a mobile home for many reasons: for some, RV life is all about hitting the open road with no end to the journey in sight; for others, it’s about having a destination you can escape to away from your permanent home; and still, for others, it’s about downsizing yo...
April
27
April
27
Getting into the world of residential vehicles can be a little overwhelming at first. But you should be proud of yourself for finally taking the plunge! Owning an RV can be a freeing and empowering experience, not to mention a great way to explore the stunning sights our great nation has to offer! I...
March
22
March
22
Is there any better feeling than embarking upon an adventure on your own terms with a newly purchased motorhome? The RV lifestyle is one that many people dream of, but naturally, you'd have some questions before taking the plunge. That's why the experienced O'Connor RV team has put toget...
February
15
February
15
Already preparing for what adventures might be calling you this spring? O’Connor RV is proud to announce the release of our 2021 lineup of world-class new motorhomes and RVs! At O’Connor RV, we offer premium quality and luxury, all at the best value you’ll find this side ...
January
12
January
12
When you picture heading to the campsite this spring in your beloved camper, bringing along winter stowaways probably isn’t part of the plan. Yep, we’re talking about mice, and the, ahem, messes that these furry little friends can create if they break into your RV during the winter. When...
November
26
November
26
Winter has arrived, but you still haven’t winterized your RV - now what? Don’t worry, it’s never too late to winterize your unit! But the sooner that you can get through your winterization checklist, the better. Winterizing your RV is an important part of RV ownership, and a vital ...
October
28
October
28
It can be easy to catch the end-of-summer blues when the prospect of being stuck indoors for the next few months sets in - especially after the challenging year we’ve had. But don’t hang up your hiking boots just yet - fall and winter camping can provide some of the best adventures you&r...
September
29
September
29
The days may be getting cooler and shorter, but we’ve got the perfect remedy for beating the post-summertime blues: fall RV camping! There are so many reasons why we love fall camping in BC, and here in Chilliwack there are plenty of family-friendly campgrounds that stay open 365-days a year. ...
August
28
August
28
Whether you’re just starting to dive into the world of RV ownership or you’re a seasoned adventurer ready for something new, the multitude of options available between trailers, campers and motorhomes can be confusing! Although RVs share plenty of similar features, it’s important t...
July
30
July
30
Whether you’re looking to buy your first or fifth used RV, it can be a confusing process. There is a lot to learn about what each RV brand specializes in, what types of units will work with your vehicle and how the overall purchasing process works. Our goal at O’Connor RV is to make it a...
July
28
July
28
On the blog today, we’re featuring one of O’Connor RV’s most popular brands: Fleetwood RV. With over 65 years of experience in the RV business, Fleetwood’s dedication to creating some of the most trustworthy products on the market truly shines, and we are proud to supply a wi...
June
18
June
18
We’ve seen a lot of changes in 2020, and here at O’Connor RV that includes a big increase of folks from Chilliwack and across Southern BC looking to purchase a new RV. Getting on board with the RV lifestyle is a great way to explore all that our beautiful province has to offer from the s...
June
17
June
17
After a great deal of uncertainty throughout the spring regarding the Covid-19 crisis, BC Parks gave the green light for provincial parks, beaches and campgrounds across British Columbia to officially open on June 1st, 2020. To say that people were excited is an understatement, and now that the init...
May
25
May
25
It’s been a tough start to 2020, and with the halfway point of the year just a few weeks away, it seems about time that we all deserve a break. That’s why O’Connor RV is offering 6 months no payments OAC on all units now through to the end of May, so that you can still have a chanc...
April
28
April
28
Spring has arrived in Chilliwack, and folks across BC have eagerly started taking down the tarps to prepare their RVs for another season of adventuring! If you’ve been waiting for the right time to purchase an RV, then there is no time like the present - the future of airline travel is uncerta...
April
21
April
21
Disclaimer: Here at O’Connor RV, we strongly recommend following the regulations set out by our lawmakers and governments regarding the health and safety of our community. This post suggests tips for spending time outdoors this summer only if Covid-19 quarantine measures are lifted and it is d...
April
01
April
01
Follow These Steps to Get Out Camping Sooner The temps are rising and the parks will soon be ready for exploring (not to mention, we still have tonnes of awesome post-RV show deals on our lot!) Wondering how and when you should summer-ize your RV or motorhome? Let the RV experts at O’Connor R...
March
19
March
19
We at O'Connor RV are doing everything to keep you and your family safe and healthy. We sanitize our surfaces and RVs on a consistent basis. Feel free to call (604-792-2747) and set up an appointment to view our wide selection of RVs or check out our huge online inventory at www.oconnorrv.com. ...
March
11
March
11
1. Wash your awning at least twice per year. Washing will help to minimize dirt stains, get rid of sap and leaves from trees, as well as mold and mildew. No matter how often you use your RV awning, be sure to clean it with a proper awning cleaner at least once a year. This can be found at...
February
27
February
27
As the first signs of spring make an appearance in the Lower Mainland, you can safely start planning your next exciting season of RV adventures! With plenty of hidden gem campgrounds and inspiring RV destinations just a short drive from Chilliwack, we know that you’re eager to hit the open roa...
January
13
January
13
The yearly release of all new trailers, motorhomes, toy haulers, campers and fifth wheels is always an exciting time in the RV world! At O’Connor RV, we’ve got the inside scoop on the most innovative new RV features, local camping hotspots and when the best time is to score a brand new R...
January
08
January
08
We get it - when the temperatures drop and the snow starts to fly that’s your signal to get out of Chilliwack! Fortunately, you’re an RV owner with the freedom to travel just about anywhere your wheels can take you. So instead of spending weeks winterizing your RV for off-season storage,...
January
02
January
02
“Bought an Outdoors RV Mountain Series from O’Connor RV in Chilliwack. Fantastic service & pricing. The Salesman Wally was very very helpful, knowledgeable and patiently showed us the models my husband and I were interested. We are very pleased and satisfied with them. I think they ...
December
01
December
01
The winter months are when the majority of RVs sit empty, and owners face the tough decision of whether to store their RV for another season or sell their unit and plan to buy new at another time. Winterizing an RV is a lot of work (though we are happy to help if that’s what you decide to do!)...
December
01
December
01
Have you been dreaming about a life of freedom and exploration that can only come with owning an RV, but don’t know when to pull the trigger? We understand that buying a new RV can be a big decision and a big investment. That’s why now is one of the best times of the year to score the pe...
October
21
October
21
As longtime residents of Chilliwack, British Columbia, we know that the rainy season can come in hard and fast. Our sunny summer skies are quickly replaced by relentless rains and unpredictable snowfall throughout the fall and winter. When we talk about winterizing your RV, most people picture havin...
October
17
October
17
Those who live the RV life understand that it is more than just a hobby - it’s a lifestyle! With our O’Connor RV dealership being located in Chilliwack, British Columbia, we are fortunate to have access to some of the best camping and outdoor adventuring in the world, and we love to hear...
September
30
September
30
With Thanksgiving season upon us, many people are counting their blessings and thinking about what they are thankful for. Here at O’Connor RV, we are extremely grateful for our clients, the RV-lifestyle that we get to enjoy and share with others, and the abundance of camping that we are fortun...
August
25
August
25
Summer Isn’t Over Yet -- Spend Your Time Right at These Top-Notch BC Campgrounds We get it; folks that have to go through Chilliwack winters like to make the most out of the warmer months! To save you from wasting your precious weekends at scummy campgrounds, our team here at O’Connor R...
August
24
August
24
  Top Trailer Traits You Need to Lookout For Back in the day, bringing home a trailer was as easy as visiting your local dealership, checking out a few models and hitting the road. These days, finding the right unit for your family is a totally different experience. With so many different tra...
July
20
July
20
Hear What Chilliwack has to Say About O’Connor RV Are you thinking about upgrading your family’s camping situation but aren’t sure where to begin? O’Connor RV has made its mark in the Fraser Valley Region, leaving a trail of satisfied customers in its wake. From buyers looki...
June
26
June
26
At the edge of nature and nestled in the heart of the Cariboo - this resort offers year-round adventure. #SouthPointCanim. Southpoint Resort on Canim Lake is the perfect place to getaway from the hectic pace of the city. They offer a variety of rental options from cabins on the lakefront to tent and...
June
22
June
22
The Best Places to Camp Around Fraser Valley Do summer right this year by hitting up all the greatest campgrounds near Chilliwack. BC has no shortage of camping spots, so how do you separate “ho, hum” from “awesome”? O’Connor RV is here to help you sift through the lon...

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