RV Travel Checklist

Have you ever driven your old car through one of those Tunnel o’ Suds Car Wash places and forgotten to crank the radio antenna down? Uh-oh! Maybe you’ve decided to take the whole family on an RV vacation, so you’ve packed everything – including the dog food – but you forgot the dog?

Hey, things like that happen to everybody sometime or other. Here’s a quick ‘n easy RV travel checklist to make sure that you and the family – including your dog – arrive at one of the 16 Quality RV Resorts and Parks in Texas without forgetting anything.

Pre-Trip RV Travel Checklist
  • Water pump off
  • Water heater off
  • Furnace off, portable heater stowed
  • TV antenna down, satellite dish down or stowed
  • TV and electronics secured
  • Furniture secured – recliners, kitchen chairs, etc.
  • Loose items from countertop, cabinets, and bathroom stowed or secured
  • Cabinet drawers and doors closed and secure
  • Refrigerator off, interior items secured, door latched
  • Stove top secured
  • Toilet seat down
  • Bathroom/bedroom doors closed and secure
  • Windows and vents closed
  • All interior lights turned of

RV Travel Checklist | Texas | Amenities


Engine Fluids

  • Oil
  • Brake fluid
  • Engine coolant
  • Transmission fluid

Engine Compartment

  • Leaks underneath
  • Hoses, fittings, belts
  • Check for leaves, nests, or other debris lodged in compartment
  • Batteries
  • Windshield clean, check for cracks or rock chips
  • Windshield wipers
  • Mirrors adjusted and tight
  • External lights working and clean – brake, turn signals, clearance markers, etc.


  • Proper pressure cold
  • Sidewall weather checking
  • Tread
  • Valve stem/extensions
  • Towed vehicle
  • Proper hitch connection
  • Braking mechanism
  • Lights

Towed Vehicles Recommended Procedure

  • Emergency brake off
  • Key in proper position
  • Shifter in neutral
  • Fuses
  • Jacks retracted
  • Slide rooms retracted – check for debris on top
  • Awnings retracted and latched
  • Compartments latched/locked if preferred
  • Propane off
  • Operation of step
Every Quality RV Resort and Park in Texas offers comfort, convenience, deluxe amenities, and unparalleled customer service.

So start 2022 off right – with your RV travel checklist, and select your ideal vacation destination and reserve!

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