Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > New Member Check-In
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-02-2012, 12:20 PM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 50
Roadside help

Hello we just got our first rv a 40ft mtn aire. We are thinking of selling condo and hd out to everywhere. My ? Is there any roadside assist program out there incase our 12 yr old aire has issuses? Or something close to human we can trust for honest help ??

Towboater is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-02-2012, 01:57 PM   #2
Senior Member
BFlinn181's Avatar

Gulf Streamers Club
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 12,654

Coachnet and Good Sam both have Roadside Assistance programs. Wait a day or so and you'll get pluses and minuses of both programs and lots of horror stories of why one is worse than the other. I went with Good Sam because of price and the fact that they are in the process of trying to improve all Good Sam products. I've called them twice for roadside help with flat tires. Both times they were quick to find tires and service, once in VERY rural central Wyoming. Good Sam offers discount if you are a member of GS club, it also gives discounts in member campgrounds discounts and free shipping at Camping World.

Roadside Assistance, Emergency Road Service, Unlimited Distance Emergency Towing

NMC | Roadside Assistance - RV Plans


Bob & Donna
'98 Gulf Stream Sun Voyager DP being pushed by a '00 Beetle TDI
BFlinn181 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2012, 02:22 PM   #3
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 50
Thanks for that bfinn. This subject has always been a concern of mine during the year process of looking at all the pros n cons of rving. But can't be scared just aware. Thanks for advice
Towboater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2012, 02:46 PM   #4
Senior Member
Mr_D's Avatar
iRV2 No Limits Club
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Vancouver, WA
Posts: 22,414
We have Coach-Net, only used them once in the last 10 years but they towed our DSDP to two different places on a Friday after the local FL shop lied to them. The FL dealer said "bring it in, we can get right on it". When we got there the story was "we never said that and it'll be at least a week". Tow truck drive called another shop (one that I trusted too) about another 16 miles back toward home. Got us right in and just past midnight on Sat. we were ready to roll. Tow bill was 0ver $700, no cost to us.
2009 45' Magna 630 w/Cummins ISX 650 HP/1950 Lbs Ft
Charter Good Sam Lifetime Member, FMCA, SKP
RV'ing since 1957, NRA Benefactor Life, towing '05 Odyssey
Mr_D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2012, 03:10 PM   #5
Moderator Emeritus
RickO's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Litchfield Park, Arizona
Posts: 10,528
Welcome to the forum.

Good maintenance and CoachNet are the two best things to rely on if you're concerned with roadside service. Feel free to search the forum on this topic and you'll find a ton of reading material and shared experiences.

Best of luck

Rick, Nancy, Peanut & Lola our Westie Dogs & Bailey the Sheltie.

2007 Itasca Ellipse 40FD
RickO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2012, 04:51 AM   #6
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2,454
Blog Entries: 2
I just purchased Coach-Net after doing a ton of research. I saved money because they also cover your cars, etc. and have more offerings then my AAA so we can let my AAA expire. I also travel overseas and it provides SOS evac service as part of their top package. All of this and it was less then what I was paying for AAA just to cover my cars.
TheArnolds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2012, 10:05 AM   #7
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 50
Thanks Arnold. Evac would be great cause I plan on taking a bike ride in Europe. I'm going to ck into them for sure. Have a great day
Towboater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2012, 09:54 AM   #8
Senior Member/RVM #90
MSHappyCampers's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 19,303
Hi and welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad to have you join the group! As others have said, most people go with eigher Good Sam or CoachNet. I have had Good Sam ERS for 12 years and have been about 95% satisfied with it. None of them are perfect! Good luck & God bless!
Joe & Annette

2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD
MSHappyCampers is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2012, 09:10 PM   #9
Senior Member
historyljc's Avatar
Tiffin Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Posts: 5,173
Hi Towboater, welcome to the forum.
Travel well, travel safe,
2006 Tiffin Phaeton - 2011 Cadillac SRX
historyljc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2012, 10:28 AM   #10
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 50
Thanks history
Towboater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2012, 10:29 AM   #11
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 50
Thanks ms happy camper
Towboater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2012, 07:52 PM   #12
Senior Member
KAS's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 237
I'm so glad you asked this question! Welcome to the forum, I'm new, we are doing a fixer upper and I only just began to think about emergency towing and such-- and here is a post already started on that very topic!

Great question and just at the right time for me. I hope you have many years of not needing whichever outfit you choose.

KAS is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:00 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.