FAQ

Got a questions about Classic Adventures' motorhomes, trailers, or services? Consult our frequently asked questions list. If you don't see your question or would like a more detailed answer, please feel free to Contact Us.

How much does a rental cost?

Is there a minimum amount of time that we have to rent?

Is mileage included in the rental cost?

What deposits are required ?

Is there a charge for the generator?

What kind of gas mileage will we get?

Do I need a special driver's license to drive a motorhome?

When can I pick up the motorhome?

Is it difficult to drive a motorhome?

Are motorhomes difficult to hook up?

Does the motorhome come equipped with pots and pans and bedding?

Does the motorhome come with a TV, VCR, DVD, or stereo?

Are pets allowed in the motorhomes?

Can we smoke in the motorhome?

Are we allowed to travel into Canada (or vice versa)?

Are we allowed to travel into Mexico?

Can we travel one way to our destination or do we have to travel round trip?

How do I pay for the rental?

Can I tow my car or boat behind the motorhome?

How much does it cost to stay in campgrounds?

What kind of facilities might a campground offer?

Are there any places we cannot take the motorhome?

What if I return the vehicle before the date it is due?

Is it safe to drink the water from the motorhome tank?

What if I am involved in an accident?

What if the motorhome breaks down?

Is there a ladder so we can get on the roof?

Are there bike racks?

Are there leveling jacks on the RV?

Can you pick me up/ drop me off at the airport?

What if I have to cancel my reservation?


How much does a rental cost?

All of the prices and terms for motor home and RV rentals can be found Here.

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Is there a minimum amount of time that we have to rent?

Trips less than 5 nights cannot be accepted until 2 weeks prior to departure. There is always a 3 night minimum.

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Is mileage included in the rental cost?

All rates include 50 free miles per night. 1st 1000 extra miles @ .34 per mile. Next 1000 miles @ .75 per mile. Any additional miles after free and next 2000 @ 1.05 per mile.

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What deposits are required ?

Upon confirmation, a $250.00 reservation down payment is required. This down payment will be applied toward your rental charges. A minimum security deposit of $500.00 plus estimated rental charges are payable at departure by credit card. Personal checks are not accepted on the day of rental. You may prepay 14 days in advance by check. Credit card payment plus deposits are processed at departure. Upon return, all extra charges, if any, are balanced against the damage deposit and a credit or check is issued to cover the refund within 14 days.

If you are providing your own insurance binder and your deductable is more than $500 the security deposit must match the deductable.

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Is there a charge for the generator?

The first 5 hours of usage are free with each rental night. A charge of $5.00 per hour applies thereafter.

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What kind of gas mileage will we get?

Mileage depends on the size of the motorhome and the driving conditions. Generally, you will get between 7 and 11 miles per gallon. Our 23' Specialty Diesel unit can get up to 20 MPG.

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Do I need a special driver's license to drive a motorhome?

All you need is to be 25 years of age or older and possess a valid driver's license. No special endorsement is needed. The Diesel Pusher #26 requires a Class B endorsment.

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When can I pick up the motorhome?

Pickups are between 1pm and 4pm Monday through Friday by appointment and on Saturday by appointment only.

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Is it difficult to drive a motorhome?

Motorhomes handle much like a car, especially the "C" class units which have a van chassis.

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Are motorhomes difficult to hook up?

No. At departure you will be given a 30-60 minute familiarization tour and learn how to hook it up and operate the appliances.

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Does the motorhome come equipped with pots, pans and bedding?

Yes, All the kitchen ware and bedding and towels are provided.

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Does the motorhome come with a TV, VCR, DVD, or stereo?

There is an AM/FM stereo with a CD player in the dash plus Sirius Satellite Radio. There is also a TV, DVD, inside the motorhome.

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Are pets allowed in the motorhomes ?

Yes, with approval.

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Can we smoke in the motorhome?

No.

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Are we allowed to travel into Canada (or vice versa)?

US registered RV's may enter Canada and return to the US without problem.

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Are we allowed to travel into Mexico ?

No

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Can we travel one way to our destination or do we have to travel round trip?

You must travel round trip.

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How do I pay for the rental?

We require that all payments be made with a major credit card unless prepaid 14 days in advance by check. Nevertheless, we require a major credit card be left on file with an imprint and signature.

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Can I tow my car or boat behind the motorhome?

A $95.00 tow fee is required to use the hitch for towing (1500 pound max) The motorhomes are only equipped with a receiver hitch, so you would need to provide your own tow bar.

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How much does it cost to stay in campgrounds?

Campground rates vary based on time of year and what facilities they offer. Generally you can expect to pay between $10 and $50 per night.

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What kind of facilities might a campground offer?

A partial list of commonly found facilities would include: electric, water, sewer hook-ups, washer, dryer, swimming pool, playground, BBQ pits, on-site convenience store.

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Are there any places we cannot take the motorhome?

Yes. You may not travel into Mexico . Also, Death Valley and other desert areas are not allowed during the hot months. Vehicles are not allowed on logging or other non-public roads such as the Apache Trail in Arizona .

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What if I return the vehicle before the date it is due?

No refunds will be made for early returns.

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Is it safe to drink the water from the motorhome tank?

No, we do not recommend this. It is difficult to know if the water is potable when you fill the tank at a variety of locations. We recommend you use bottled water for drinking and cooking. The water from the tank is fine for washing and bathing.

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What if I am involved in an accident?

You must notify us within 24 hours of an accident and make a full report in writing as well as file a police report.

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What if the motorhome breaks down?

Please call 775-825-1200 and press extension #9 for after hour(s) services.

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Is there a ladder so we can get on the roof?

Yes, but we do not allow access on the roof for safety reasons and to prevent damage to the motorhome.

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Are there bike racks?

Bike racks are available upon request to motorhome renters.

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Are there leveling jacks on the RV?

All of the Class A's have leveling jacks.

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Can you pick me up/ drop me off at the airport?

We can make arrangements to pick you up and/or drop you off at the airport.

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What if I have to cancel my reservation ?

You may cancel your reservation up to 30 days prior to the pick-up date and you will be refunded your reservation down payment. With less notice you will forfeit your reservation down payment. A $75.00 administrative and processing fee applies to all cancellations. Cancellation of certain special events such as Black Rock Festival will result in loss of entire deposit. (Please read your rental agreement and contracts or ask a staff member if you have any questions).

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