Also known as pop-up’s and tent trailers, the versatile, hard-working camping trailer has been a feature of many family histories. Often bought as a first trailer, these lightweight units can be towed by virtually any car. Fold-downs can be found in many lengths with options such as hot water, refrigerator, air conditioning and washrooms.
ranges from 4.6 to 7.0 metres (15–23–ft), when open
starting from approx. $6,000 *
up to 8 people, depending on the model
Low price: appeals to first-time buyers or families with young children. Good for an introduction to the RVing lifestyle. Monthly payments can start as low as $99. Lightweight: easy towing behind most vehicles. Unhitch and maneuver the RV by hand to fit into tight spot. Compact size: quick setup and easy storage between uses. Lots of living space: including facilities for kitchen, dining and sleeping. Some models even include a slide-out section to increase floor space in the centre of the unit. Additional options: includes stoves, refrigerators, toilets and showers.