Retail sales of RVs remains robust, according to dealers exhibiting at the Sacramento Sports, Boat and RV Show who were interviewed by The Sacramento Bee newspaper.
The show in California’s capitol city began Friday (Feb. 15) and concludes today (Feb. 18).
At De Martini RV Sales in Sacramento, sales are up 50% this winter when compared with a year ago, Tim De Martini said.
“There are always people who prefer road travel over flying, but that number seems to have tripled recently,” he said. “More people want motorhomes.”
At Fox Trailer Sales in Sacramento, owner/operator Dave Fox said, “The big motorhomes, our mid-range travel trailers and entry-level pop-up tent trailers are all selling well. The demand seems to be dictated more by family desire than economic condition,” he added.
Residents of California’s Central Valley who are unable to attend the show in Sacramento will not have to wait long for another retail RV show. The Big Valley RV and Boat Show will begin Thursday (Feb. 21) 50 miles to the south in Stockton, Calif. The Stockton Show will continue through Sunday (Feb. 24)