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Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« on: December 03, 2012, 09:34:26 PM »
Ok just moved from 5th wheel to class
A and now I'm getting e-mails for "Great RV Escapes" offering 50% off on rv site rentals nation wide for what seems like a one time offer of $47.99. Is this for real or just a scam to get my $47.99, and is it worth it. Trying to read between the lines it appears these sites my be in the boonnies! I may be wrong. Also offer is over on Dec. 6th.
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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2012, 12:27:40 AM »
Just ran a Google search and did not find any "Great RV Escapes"
Did find Great Escapes RV, it's not registered with the Better Business Bureau and seems to be a Rental Company.
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2012, 05:25:06 AM »
They appear to be a relatively new operation with an address in Chicago. Their web site is still largely under construction, and they appear to be trying to get RVers and campground owners to sign up. I know nothing about them beyond what I read on their site, but you can make your own judgement after reading the following statements on their page for park owners:

"... when you refer any camper to our program who becomes a subscriber, you get a 75% referral commission. This is the highest commission paid out by any network in North America. When someone is referred by your park or resort, we track your earnings by your Park ID #.

Direct Mail Campaigns: We distribute your park's brochure or other material to millions of RV owners each year. This is a proven way to increase the amount of campers that visit your park each year.

Unlike any other discount/referral network, we promote your park's full price rate first and foremost and only use the discount rate to fill any sites that may have otherwise gone vacant."
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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2012, 03:52:53 PM »
I googled great rv escapes and the first result is greatrvescapes.com. As Tom said this looks like a new site that uses Wordpress which is a popular DIY website software and blogging site. They have a campground listing which may be nothing more than a simple directory.

There really seems to be no reason to join aside from a vague statement about "saving 50% or more" but there is no mention what the savings is based upon, what the rules would be , etc.

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« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2012, 09:03:46 PM »
Thanks for all your replies. I felt this was too good to be true but thought I'd give it a run by the old guards of rvforum, Thanks again. The old guards reference does not imply the age of any individual, just experience.
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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2012, 04:41:04 PM »
I have never heard of Great RV Escapes, so cannot comment on it.

For a number of years I have been a life member of Passport America. We get about a 50 percent dicount on any Pasport America Park. The Passport America Directory has, I believe, over 1000 parks listed, and we have been very happy with our membership over the years.

We are also life members of Good Sam and KOA where we enjoy a 10 percent discount at each. We save considerable every year from our life memberships.

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« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2012, 11:03:12 AM »
I joined Great RV Escapes around 4 years ago. Every campground that I went to that was listed never heard of them.
When I tried to contact them all I got was a recording.
It looks like they are starting up again.
Same person, same name.
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« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2012, 04:54:20 PM »
Sounds a lot like the "RV Park Super Guide" which as far as I can tell is wothless. I block their email crap and they just use a different domain name to send more crap.

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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2012, 02:37:34 AM »
Hey Huntnski,

Like Will said, Passport America is a good one to join. it has 1800 member CG's and you get 50% off with a few restrictions. It runs about the same price and is not a scam. My membership was way more than paid for on my first trip.

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« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2012, 06:07:33 PM »
 >:(   I just got an email from them today, at a price of $39.97 for a lifetime...which they said was off. But it had a link saying if you sign up today save 75%. I replied back and was told it would be $39.97 which is not 75%. We went back and forth about 6 emails with him back-pedaling and being very evasive. I finally told him I was getting a scam vibe and he told me "good luck in my travels" Glad I listened to my gut...   

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« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2012, 09:03:26 AM »
It's really great when that gut feeling is not just GAS! I had the same feeling and felt much better once I got replys from this forum. Thanks to those that replyed. Merry Christmas!
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« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2012, 09:18:41 AM »
"... when you refer any camper to our program who becomes a subscriber, you get a 75% referral commission. This is the highest commission paid out by any network in North America. When someone is referred by your park or resort, we track your earnings by your Park ID #.
This is a pyramid (Ponzi) scheme and nothing more. They are trying to talk you into buying in so you can become an obnoxious seller. Duh...
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« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2013, 05:53:14 PM »
Please be aware that the Great RV Escapes programme is a giant rip off.
I joined and paid my membership April 2013.The first 4 campgrounds I approached had never heard of this company and declined to honour the discount on offer from Great RV Escapes.I wrote back to Great RV Escapes and reminded them that they had advertised a money back guarantee and explained the problems I had encountered and asked for my money back.
They came back to me saying I had put one over them as my card had been declined,yet they had sent me a membership card.I sent them proof that my credit card had been billed and they simply said they never received it and I should go to my bank and sort it out.....and I will certainly do this.....but please be aware this is not a reputable company!!!!  Matt

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« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2013, 03:11:08 PM »
I think I've been scammed...sent them $47.00 for their book of campground discounts...back in July....still waiting.Guess I shouldn't hold my breath.

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« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2013, 03:13:20 PM »
I think I've been scammed...sent them $47.00 for their book of campground discounts...back in July....still waiting.Guess I shouldn't hold my breath.

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« Reply #15 on: August 11, 2013, 12:51:57 PM »
I want to thank everyone that replied to this thread. We where looking at this and wondered if it was a scam. Now we know. Also, you all helped us find Passport American. We are so new to RVing that we haven't even picked up our trailer from the dealer. Thanks again for all the help.

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« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2014, 09:17:25 PM »
I read this thread, and although it is older, I felt compelled to offer our personal experience with the company.
Yes, they are fairly new, & far from scammers or con artists. Many online businesses offer an incentive for referals. This enables them to grow quickly. If you use a company and are pleased, word of mouth can often be the best advertisement, and it multiplies their base of consumers. Referrals from pleased consumers is free and saves tremendously  on the high margin of advertising costs.

We bought this membership last summer and are quite pleased. A few of the sites are $5.+ more than the advertised fee, but nothing huge in cost. These guides can be offered to the buyer at a tremendously low price, due to the fact that you are NOT shipped the actual books. You receive a link and password, and a plastic card with your name, etc., and a # on it to present to the park you will be using.

It has been extremely helpful to us, due to the fact that these are listed, state by state and city by city after YOU print them out. Included are phone #'s for the park, address, and hours of operation + costs and brief guidelines.

It is legitimate I feel, and NOT a scheme, so do not hesitate if you could use info on parks. We found it a lot easier to look up a particular state and locate availability, BEFORE we leave home. (This 'ole gal is too old to be a gypsy )!

I hope this helped someONE ! That was my only goal. God bless you ! 
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« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2014, 10:31:58 AM »
 :-[I  too joined this rip off outfit.   Waited in vain for their directory,  when I finally got access to the WONDERFUL WEB SITE THERE WERE PDF FILES OF LISTS OF OBSCURE RV PARKS TO DOWN LOAD.  I tried to check some by phone and all I tried were not in business any more. :-[

Definitely a scam....
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« Reply #18 on: January 09, 2014, 10:18:22 PM »
I read this thread, and although it is older, I felt compelled to offer our personal experience with the company.
Yes, they are fairly new, & far from scammers or con artists. Many online businesses offer an incentive for referals. This enables them to grow quickly. If you use a company and are pleased, word of mouth can often be the best advertisement, and it multiplies their base of consumers. Referrals from pleased consumers is free and saves tremendously  on the high margin of advertising costs.




Such a glowing recommendation..... and only their 2nd post.

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« Reply #19 on: January 09, 2014, 11:52:08 PM »
:-[I  too joined this rip off outfit.   Waited in vain for their directory,  when I finally got access to the WONDERFUL WEB SITE THERE WERE PDF FILES OF LISTS OF OBSCURE RV PARKS TO DOWN LOAD.  I tried to check some by phone and all I tried were not in business any more. :-[

Definitely a scam....

I am sorry to hear that. We have absolutely NO problem using the directory. Yes, u do have to download it and print it out. That is how they save big $$ !
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« Reply #20 on: January 09, 2014, 11:55:30 PM »

Such a glowing recommendation..... and only their 2nd post.
Was this a compliment or sarcastic ?
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« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2014, 11:57:17 AM »
I have no way to know all the facts on these post. However, people have been known to write good reviews on their on  businesses, hotels, campgrounds...etc. Therefore, when one sees several bad reviews and then sees an over glowing review, then it makes one wonder. Would make my red flag go up.

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« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2014, 12:24:41 PM »
stefanib, I just read my last post. One could read that post and conclude that I was attaching you and your post. That was not my intent.  Sorry.   :-)
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« Reply #23 on: January 11, 2014, 12:22:31 AM »
I have no way to know all the facts on these post. However, people have been known to write good reviews on their on  businesses, hotels, campgrounds...etc. Therefore, when one sees several bad reviews and then sees an over glowing review, then it makes one wonder. Would make my red flag go up.

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« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2014, 04:59:42 PM »
Thank you Rv Forum Community. I bought the full membership of Great RV Escapes yesterday online and then ran across your site with several dissatisfied people who bought the program. All I received by email was the free directory - no membership info and no $25 discount coupon. After phoning several campgrounds I found only 1 out of 5 who gave a discount to this company's members. I phoned to cancel my membership but only got a recording to leave a message. I'm not sure whether their program is a scam or just an incompetent attempt to create a savings program for RV'rs. On their site and when you call it appears that their first interest is to sign up campgrounds. So I will give them the benefit of the doubt. They may be trying to build both the campground and the RV'r base simultaneously by justifying "potential" numbers as real.
Too make a long story short I call AMEX to remove the charge for membership. AT THIS TIME I DON'T THINK IT IS A GOOD DEAL FOR SUBSCRIBERS.

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« Reply #25 on: April 09, 2014, 01:12:09 PM »
Ordered the "hard copy" of their guide for $14.97.  Received a CD.  Fortunately paid by PayPal.  Received a full refund.  If you are looking for a CD this is great.  Looking for a hard copy?  Not so good.

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« Reply #26 on: April 18, 2014, 08:01:49 AM »
Sneaky scam.  4/8/2014 I thought I was ordering a $6 RV directory. After providing my card number for the book to Great RV Escapes, a lightening quick screen popped up from Outdoor Recreation Group.  I carelessly hit a button that  gave them approval to charge me $147.00 for a lifetime membership, thinking I was approving the charge for the book.  There had been no explanation as to what I was approving. They switched from the book to this club with no explanation and they "got" me.  After talking to my bank and Outdoor Recreation Group I'm in the process of getting my money back.  This is no way for a legitimate company to operate. An Outdoor Rec. Group told me I was the only unhappy customer of their thousands. Wish I would have researched and seen this forum before I tried to order the directory, which I haven't seen yet.

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« Reply #27 on: April 18, 2014, 08:32:47 AM »
Even Passport, bless their hearts, has limits that undermine the program... the last 6 RV parks where we tried to use Passport, had exclusions in very small print that prevented us from realizing any discount.  Seems to happen more and more compare to a few years ago when it was unusual.  One place advertised "senior discount rates" in big bold print but only allocated 3 sites for that price and, of course, those were filled weeks in advance.  Welcome to the land of deceptive advertising.
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« Reply #28 on: April 18, 2014, 06:52:26 PM »
Even Passport, bless their hearts, has limits that undermine the program... the last 6 RV parks where we tried to use Passport, had exclusions in very small print that prevented us from realizing any discount.

You must have been sent a defective Passport America Campground book. My Passport America Campground book has the exceptions in the same size font as the rest of the description for the particular park. I do find that the entire park descriptions for some parks are entirely in a smaller size font based on the length of the park description. They allow a definite sized space for each park description and use a smaller font to force the entire description into the allotted space.
 
I also agree that the exceptions are at times frustrating but I have found that they are fully explained.

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« Reply #29 on: April 29, 2014, 07:18:12 PM »
This is obviously a scam. I had never heard of them until I searched the Good Sam Website for campground directories then these guys pop up with a free hard copy of North American RV Park Directory. All I had to do was pay $5.60 for shipping. Well, what I finally received in the mail was a mail envelope that was open containing a CD case that was used with a used CD in it with no instructions to load anything. What the CD contained was a bunch of PDF files sorted by state. So I did some browsing and found there were only two campgrounds listed for Las Vegas and none for the town I live in. What a rip off. On top of that I had to add these folks to my spam blocker data base because of all the junk mail I started getting.

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« Reply #30 on: April 30, 2014, 02:12:23 PM »
It is a scam once they get your Email address they never let go. I contacted them 2 years ago for some info with my e address and now I get last chance mail every day called and they will not stop.
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« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2014, 02:29:02 PM »
It is a scam once they get your Email address they never let go. I contacted them 2 years ago for some info with my e address and now I get last chance mail every day called and they will not stop.

 A quickie solution that will work.... Put their Email address in your Blocked Sender List if you have that feature.


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« Reply #32 on: May 09, 2014, 07:13:37 PM »
Be afraid, be very afraid.  This is a shady operation bordering on a scam.  They should be embarassed for what they put out.  Largest list of out of date, obscure out of business RV parks.  Not to mention the rude, crude and, degrading service when you call them.  Nope, not for me.  Buyer be warned.  The BBB has. >:(

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« Reply #33 on: June 29, 2014, 01:30:21 PM »
You must have been sent a defective Passport America Campground book. My Passport America Campground book has the exceptions in the same size font as the rest of the description for the particular park. I do find that the entire park descriptions for some parks are entirely in a smaller size font based on the length of the park description. They allow a definite sized space for each park description and use a smaller font to force the entire description into the allotted space.
 
I also agree that the exceptions are at times frustrating but I have found that they are fully explained.

R

Totally agree, we joined Passport America last year for 1 year to try it out. It was worth the money, but we researched the places we wonted to go before we left. We knew in advance the blackout and restriction dates and planned accordingly.

I'm researching Good Sam to maybe try that for this year or do Passport again. I found a blog with all negative reviews of Good Sam with the overwhelming theme that there customer service over that last few years has really dropped off. Anyone care to comment? Thanks in advance.

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« Reply #34 on: June 29, 2014, 01:39:33 PM »
The Good Sam discount is only 10% (sometimes 15%) while Passport America is always 50% when available.  Also, Good Sam customer service is not involved in the campgrounds at all.  You could join both programs if you can save enough from each to pay for them, they aren't mutually exclusive.  PA will pay for itself in typically 2 or 3 nights a year, while the GS program will take considerably more nights.
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« Reply #35 on: July 27, 2014, 10:56:48 PM »
they at it again advertising on the AARP website.  Thanks guys for the heads up

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« Reply #36 on: August 25, 2014, 06:39:17 PM »
this is the biggest rip off there is.  I did join, and tried to use at over a dozen places and no one would take.  I asked for the refund they offer and they said they asked for the card back and the told me that they would not refund the money.  I am going to the CC company and requesting a reversal of the charges.  DOT NOT FALL FOR THIS SCAM.....

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« Reply #37 on: March 25, 2015, 09:52:29 AM »
I joined this before checking--bad decision!! Got my membership card & started calling some of the listed RV parks, called 15 & not one of them is affiliated with this club or offer any discounts. I notified Great RV Escapes to cancel my membership & refund my $97.00.
Got an e-mail from them signed by Tim Harris that I had to return the card before any refund would be applied back to my credit card, I mailed it today.
Will never join anything again before checking.

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« Reply #38 on: March 25, 2015, 12:55:55 PM »
WOW, that scam has gotten more expensive.  I only paid $36 two years ago.  Doesn't success make your heart feel good for them.  They have found a club of useful idiots and learned how to exploit them. ::)

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« Reply #39 on: April 10, 2015, 04:06:49 PM »
Just wanted to say thanks for those posting in this thread.  While online I clicked on the ad.  I had to give them my email to get my "free" directory ... which I did not receive.  I then listened to the spiel but before clicking on any button did a search and found this discussion.  Needless to say, after reading this thread, I closed the browser window, let my wife know that if we receive anything from them via email to immediately delete the message with no response, and joined this forum.

We are new to RVing, having just purchased our a few months ago.  Already I can see the help this site will be.

Thanks!

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« Reply #40 on: April 10, 2015, 08:18:10 PM »
Jim,   Welcome,

Yes, this site is a font of helpful knowledge most of it learned the the knowledge the hard and expensive way.

Nothing beats a phone call to a potential campground.  If you are frugal, there are sometimes CG that don't advertise much at all.  It takes work to find them.  Some are hidden gems and some are hidden land fill sites.

Cheers,

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« Reply #41 on: April 30, 2015, 08:03:57 AM »
I know this is an old post but I felt I needed to respond because apparently this company is still having issues with it's members and park affiliations.

I'm the office mgr. for a South Alabama RV Park. About a month ago we got a call from someone wanting to reserve an overnight site using the  Great RV Escapes membership. We've been open 8 years and had never heard of this club before, but as a good will gesture, we offered the caller a discounted rate. A couple weeks later, we got a second call from a new GRE member. Again we told the caller we'd never heard of Great RV Escapes but we would accommodate him. When he came in he gave me a copy of his welcome letter and of our ad in the GRE directory. (The ad looked to me to be from an old directory belonging to a reputable company with which we do business.) He also told me he'd called 5 parks and no one had heard of GRE, that  he'd attempted to contact GRE but hadn't heard back from them. As luck would have it, they called while he was in my office and when he told them he'd called 5 parks and no one had heard of them, they immediately offered to cancel his membership.

As for my end, I have attempted to contact Walter Thompson the Chairman (according to the Web site and Welcome letter) multiple times to inform him we have no desire to be affiliated with his company and to remove our listing from the directory but have not been able to reach him, nor received a response to my phone calls or emails. I do know Great RV Escapes has a Facebook page and will try that route if he does not reply within the next few days.

Good Luck

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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #42 on: April 30, 2015, 11:59:46 AM »
Interesting Office Manager. It was very courteous of you to offer those RVers discounts. You certainly weren't obligated to. Out of curiosity, I went to the Great RV Escapes website and looked for campgrounds near us that they claim to be affiliated with. I picked one at random (Lake Morena RV Park) and called them. The lady who answered the phone said the only organization they're affiliated with is Passport America. When I specifically asked her about Great RV Escapes, she said she'd never heard of them. Buyer beware I guess.

Kev
2011 Winnebago Tour 42QD
Towing a Jeep Rubicon Unlimited LJ or an Acura MDX
RVI Brake 2, Minder TM-66 TPMS, 970 watts of solar
(Can't wait to spend more time RVing)
Lakeside, California

Pathfinder358

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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #43 on: May 19, 2015, 01:31:06 PM »
No doubt, Great RV Escapes is a total SCAM.  I have been calling RV parks from the offered guide, and not one has told me they honor the discount.  Stay away from this one.

Mopar1973Man

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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #44 on: May 19, 2015, 06:38:32 PM »
Personally I not much for joining any membership base RV clubs at all. Being majority of my time is boondocking and without hook ups its really hard to find a club for boondockers. Like I mention most of the time I live with a gap of 500 feet on both sides of me. Why would I want to park some where with people close to me?  ::) I say learn how to boondock and go without hookups it much much more enjoyable.
Mopar1973Man (AKA: Michael Nelson) located out in the state of Idaho with...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cummins Turbo Diesel
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bswartz

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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #45 on: June 01, 2015, 02:00:21 PM »
Started receiving emails from this outfit after purchasing new motor home.  Little research at BBB in Huntington Beach, CA, address listed in emails shows they are not a member, have a "F" rating with two unresolved complaints.

Smells like a scam to me.

Rich W.

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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #46 on: November 10, 2015, 05:06:30 PM »
Concerning Great RV escapes. It looks like they are trying something new. I was looking for campgrounds in Maryland on the web and their ad jumped up and told me I had to join immediately or I would not be able to join in the future. If that is not a scam I don't know what is. Rich W.

happycamper54

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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #47 on: December 18, 2015, 11:24:50 PM »
Purchased this directory to save $ on travel expenses. Before making a few trips, we decided to google map the area using satellite technology. Boy am I glad we did. That and a few other resources. Some of the campgrounds appeared to be built in the 50's with no upgrades. Some appeared to be extended stay campgrounds that had basically junk vehicles parked around the perimeter. And one in Idaho, it sits right next to the Clearwater river to the west and 150' to the east, the railroad yard sits. No, some if not most of these campgrounds are not family friendly. Lessoned well learned for me. It appears the old saying, "you get just what you paid for" is pretty evident here. Its too bad that people don't do some leg work before they promote something. There are those who do but for those that don't, they blemish the good ones.  >:(

Martyzee

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Re: Great RV Escapes For Real or Scam?
« Reply #48 on: July 21, 2017, 11:51:17 AM »
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Spent $97 for 4 years. Started checking it out. Then found you. Oh well, live and learn.
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