Coronavirus leads to ‘great season’ for RV rentals: Keystone RV president
Keystone RV President Jeff Runels says the high demand for RVs during the coronavirus outbreak was ‘unexpected.’
RV companies are seeing a boom in business this fall.
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RV rental company Outdoorsy shared that it is already “on pace to exceed last year’s November bookings” in a statement sent to FOX Business, which it suggests could be a response to the coronavirus pandemic.
CORONAVIRUS DRIVES UP RV RENTALS, SALES
“Initially, we saw demand stemming from quarantine fatigue, where travelers were eager to spend more time outdoors, in a safe and socially distant way, after months cooped up inside,” Outdoorsy’s CEO Jeff Cavins told FOX Business. “Now, we’re hearing from our RV owners and renters that the new catalyst for bookings is coming from travelers in search of a safe way to visit family over the holidays.”
“In order to visit extended family this holiday season, renters are planning to park RVs, trailers, or campervans outside their families’ homes rather than have people stay in close quarters under one roof,” he explained.
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