How to Turn a Modest Budget into a Big RV Adventure

How to Turn a Modest Budget into a Big RV Adventure

Getting out on the road for an RV adventure doesn’t have to be an expensive feat. In fact, RVing is a great way to travel the country on a budget. If you’re ready to hit the road this year, be sure to follow our tips for a wallet-friendly enjoyable time: Do Your Research While planning your RV adventure, research is key. Consider exploring national parks instead of touristy cities that tend to be more expensive….

Ron Bailey Joins Smartplug Systems

Ron Bailey Joins Smartplug Systems

SmartPlug Systems, the leading manufacturer of safety-focused shore power delivery systems for the recreational and commercial marine, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has hired Ron Bailey as its new global VP of Sales and Marketing. He joins the company during a transitional period as incumbent Terry Gilliland prepares his retirement in early 2020. Tony Barber, CEO, made the announcement. Bailey brings decades of marine and RV manufacturing sales and marketing experience to SmartPlug. Most recently,…

5 RV Destinations to Escape the Winter

5 RV Destinations to Escape the Winter

If the winter months have you feeling dreary and sad, it’s time to head out onto the open road for a fun RV vacation! We’re sharing the top five destinations across the country to get you out of the cold and into the warm sunshine: San Diego, California San Diego is a bustling city filled with plenty of beaches, preserves, food districts, parks and more! Year round, the weather is perfect for exploringthe great outdoors…

Away From A Campground, Smartplug Has The Safer Solution

Away From A Campground, Smartplug Has The Safer Solution

Getting ready for a trip, RV owners routinely cool down the refrigerator, run fans and lights, and top-off batteries. Away from shore power, a traditional cordset won’t work, but SmartPlug’s 15A 115V Dual Configuration Cordset will. It has a standard three-prong household plug on one end and the innovative SmartPlug on the other. It’s the safest way to provide electricity to a trailer or motorhome away from a campground pedestal. The Dual Configuration Cordset is…

A Testimonial from the Co-Founder of Camp Addict, Marshall Wendler

A Testimonial from the Co-Founder of Camp Addict, Marshall Wendler

At SmartPlug, our goal is providing the best quality products with customer satisfaction that can’t be beat. We’re happy to share another wonderful review from SmartPlug customer, Marshall Wendler, Camp Addict Co-Founder: “As a full-time RVer since April 2014, and the co-founder of Camp Addict, I’m always on the lookout for RV related products that can make my life easier. If the product is that much of a game-changer, then I want to shout from…

Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Summer is not over yet and you know what that means… time for a vacation! In these summer months, take advantage of the high temperatures and beautiful sunshine. Pack up the RV and hit the road. Don’t want to travel too far? Here are some of the best campsites to visit along the East Coast. South Carolina: Ocean Lakes Family Campground Ocean Lakes Family Campground is located in Myrtle Beach, and is the largest campsite…

SmartPlug Featured on Nomad Vanz

SmartPlug Featured on Nomad Vanz

We love seeing how our customers use their SmartPlug. It is such a rewarding experience to hear feedback and know we’ve made someone’s RV experience safer and easier. We’re excited to share an awesome van designed by Nomad Vanz that features SmartPlug! Introducing the latest Nomad Vanz showcase van, Yabba Dabba Do, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 VS30 2WD Cargo Van 2500 High Roof 144 WB. This beach house on wheels gives you the freedom to…

RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

Summer is in full swing! It’s the season of RV adventures, camping and cookouts. At SmartPlug, we’re all about safety. We thought it’d be the perfect time to share some safety tips before you head out on your next excursion. Mike Sokol is the nation’s leading authority on RV electricity. He is the author of “No Shock Zone,”a guide to learning about the electric in your RV and how to avoid being shocked. Recently he…

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

Once considered a luxury, air conditioning is now commonplace in RVs. Whether it’s a motor-home’s duct system, rooftop unit on a trailer or portable model cooling a pod, they’re invariably plugged into shore power. Their massive, spiking power draws place a serious burden on outdated, twist-type connectors that can overheat Safety-minded RVers are increasingly replacing these devices with the state-of-the-art SmartPlug. It’s the singular upgrade that provides the peace-of-mind needed to thoroughly enjoy a cool…

Boosting Rv Safety, One Shore Power Plug At A Time

Boosting Rv Safety, One Shore Power Plug At A Time

As lifestyles go, RVing is one of the more laid-back, focused more on enjoying family and nature than pumping adrenaline. But a scorched shore power connection is enough to get the pulse racing of the most seasoned RVer. It means the electrical connection overheated and is close to a critically failure. The revolutionary SmartPlug overcomes the shortfalls of a traditional twist-style connection. With it, RVers worry less about electrical equipment and more about when to…