THOUSAND TRAILS

This page covers everything related to Thousand Trails (TT) camping memberships. We’ve written a lot about TT as this is how we mostly camp and it makes our RV lifestyle so much more affordable. We started out with a Zone Camping Pass in 2014. But when we realized we wanted to slow our travels down with longer stays, and more flexibility while still camping affordably, we began researching our options for a membership upgrade. This opened a can of worms, as we began learning about the many different options available – new membership upgrades you can buy direct from TT and used membership upgrades on the resale market. Then there’s the Trails Collection add on to consider. Working out the best option for you can be confusing territory, and after much intensive research, we know how and where to find the best deals and options available. We’ve written a whole series of articles to help people like you make the best decision for your situation and budget. These are some of our most popular posts and the ones we get the most “thank you” emails about. We hope you find them useful and that they save you a ton of money too. You will also discover our campground reviews on Thousand Trails, the Trails Collection, and many other RV parks in the buttons below.

Thousand Trails Memberships – New vs Resale?

We know a lot about Thousand Trails memberships. As most of you know, we have been members of Thousand Trails (TT) since we hit the road in 2014 with an annual Zone Camping Pass. This worked well for several months until we decided to upgrade to an Elite membership in the fall of September 2014. This is

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Access 110 Encore RV Parks for $299 with new TT Trails Collection

Whether you’re already a Thousand Trails (TT) member – with a Zone Pass or one of the upgrade options like Elite, Platinum, VIP, Alliance, Odyssey etc – you’re going to want to check out the latest “Trails Collection” offering by Thousand Trails. This post will help you consider if it’s worthwhile adding this extension onto

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How to get best deal on a Thousand Trails Zone Pass

Every now and then Thousand Trails runs a Buy One Get One (BOGO) promo offer on their Camping Zone Pass, but even when they’re not actively showing this offer on their website, you can still probably snag a deal or a couple of extra bonuses. In this article, we share our tips for how to make a good deal

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Thousand Trails Upgrades: Elite, Platinum, VIP ++

As you may know by now, after five months of being hooked on the benefits of our Thousand Trails Zone Pass, we realized we wanted more! More campgrounds, more options, more flexibility, longer stays and less restrictions! Strange as it sounds, when we started out on our journey, we had no idea that any other Thousand Trails membership options (upgrades) even

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Is a Thousand Trails Zone Pass right for you?

One of the important aspects of planning for our RV lifestyle was putting together our budget. As we live, travel and work full-time from our RV, campgrounds fees had the potential to be one of our biggest monthly expenditures. We wanted to create as much certainty as possible around the financials so we could feel confident about pulling this whole thing off

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6 months on the road: Our 4 Biggest Changes

We’ve officially been living and working from the road in our motorhome for 6 months! It’s amazing how the time has flown by and how much has happened. Just a few months after our 3 months on the road progress update. We sat down at our campground in beautiful Palm Springs, CA to share the

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Time to slow down. We’re tired!

This pretty much sums up how we’re all feeling right now Or, why traveling a Thousand Trails has led us to where we are today! Since leaving Colorado 14 weeks ago, we’ve clocked over 2,600 miles in the coach and driven it more than 100 hours across 7 states. We’ve stayed in 25 different locations. We’ve been out and

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THINKING ABOUT HITTING THE ROAD IN AN RV?

There’s never been a better time to get ready to hit the road in an RV and explore – SAFELY! As full-time RVers who have traveled to all 50 USA states over the past 6 years, and authors of the bestselling book Living the RV Life – Your Ultimate Guide to Life on the Road, we are here to show you the way. 

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