bates-logoSandra Bate, president and CEO of Bates International Motor Home Rental Systems Inc., announced Thursday (Jan. 21) that Bates International has affiliated with Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS), a company that owns and operates a portfolio of resort communities in the United States and British Columbia, including Thousand Trails, to offer the “Ready Camp Go” program to all of its RV rental customers.

“Bates International is excited to join forces with Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. and Thousand Trails to offer exclusive resorts, featuring impressive amenities with premium rental accommodations, including RV sites, all at incredible savings at popular vacation destinations through the Ready Camp Go! Program,” Bate said in a news release.

“The program provides Bates International and its franchise locations throughout North America to offer added value to our customers,” added Bate. “In addition to gaining access to the ELS and Thousand Trails portfolio of more than 150-plus properties and 67,000 public and membership sites, our customers will enjoy a wide variety of quality services and amenities at significantly discounted rates.”

The new “Ready Camp Go!” Program makes RV camping easier and more affordable than ever by offering four money-saving programs.

“Ready Camp Go!” will be featured at all Bates franchises throughout the United States and Canada.

The Bates brand  was named in 2007 and 2008 by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top 500 franchises in the United States and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, on CNN News and in numerous RV industry publications.

For more information, call Bates toll free at (800) 732-2283 or visit www.batesintl.com.