Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > CAMPING, TRAVEL and TRIP PLANNING > RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  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 09-12-2021, 03:49 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2021
Posts: 4
Time Difference between Wizard & App

I've created a trip in RVTripWizard on my laptop. It tells me the trip will take 2 hours and 17 minutes (which is about right, as I've made this trip in the past). When I load that same trip in the RV App on my phone its telling me the duration is 3 hours and 48 minutes. Mileage is off slightly (126 vs 118) but route is the same as far as I can tell. Not concerned about the mileage difference, but the time estimate is way off. I've tried this on a couple of different scenarios with similar results. Why is that and how to I fix that?
Mazman 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 09-12-2021, 03:53 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
pbucha's Avatar




Official iRV2 Sponsor
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Ft.Worth, TX.
Posts: 625
It usually starts out quite a bit higher but will normalize as you start driving.
__________________
2015 Tiffin Phaeton 42LH - All Electric w/tag
2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport
pbucha is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2021, 04:07 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
RV Driver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2021
Posts: 112
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mazman View Post
I've created a trip in RVTripWizard on my laptop…
Just so you understand, RV Trip Wizard is an ONLINE service. That trip is not “on” your laptop. The actual trip data is stored on the RV Trip Wizard web server. It is available to you on any device you choose to use to access your account at Trip Wizard.

I use Trip Wizard for every trip. I have also seen this problem. I think it has to do with the way the phone calculates time when a trip crosses multiple time zones. I never paid that much attention to it, and I never attempted to try and “fix” it. If you export or print the trip, your travel times will be correct there.
RV Driver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2021, 04:32 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 6
I've noticed this too. Sometimes the the travel time has varied between RVTW and RV Life navigation by as much as 2-3 hours. In both cases, I'm using "RV routing," and of the route options RV Life generates, I'm selecting the one that RVTW generated when I was planning. The disparity is a bit confusing and can be problematic for planning.
ramble_on is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2021, 02:33 AM   #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 3
Yeah, it happens and it will get settled as you drive more.
RV EPDM is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can’t find the RV Trip Wizard app in the App Store? tmw188 RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10 03-12-2019 10:12 PM
Import from one users Trip wizard to my wizard JFreitas RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 2 07-06-2017 07:22 PM
Difference between Travel Supreme & Select model Motorhome PC-938 Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 13 10-22-2014 11:26 AM
Difference between 5.9 & 8.3 300hp ?? supercub Cummins Engines 7 07-20-2011 01:44 AM
difference between 2010 & 2011 Tour 42AD? two-niner Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 19 02-01-2011 10:48 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.