Pay $25 Per Month in Rent With This LTVA Hack
Thanks to Bob Wells for sharing this!
Whether you’re new to vehicle-dwelling or you’ve been doing it for decades, Bob Wells is a guy you should get to know. I don’t mean personally — although that could be interesting. But you should definitely read his book, check out his blog, and watch his videos.
He shares a lot of useful tips!
I’ve heard him talk about the LTVA hack before, but never in this much detail. After watching the video last weekend, I knew I had to share it with you guys.
The video explains it better than I can, but…
Essentially, you pay $180 for a seasonal long-term permit. It lasts for seven months: from mid-September to mid-April.
There is no assigned camping spot, so you can move around camp or move to a completely different LTVA park that has the same pass. Or, you could leave your rig exactly where it is for seven months.
So … what’s the catch?
Well, there are three:
Remote: These are often in more rural areas with fewer work opportunities than you might find in a city. This might matter to you if you don’t work remotely. You might also need to drive a bit to get to decent supermarkets. However, Bob shares some workarounds in his video.
Self-contained: You generally need a self-contained recreational vehicle. This means that you need all cooking and hygiene facilities onboard and inside, including a 10-gallon black tank. You may have the option to park within 500 feet of a bathroom if you don’t have a toilet or a large enough black tank.
Boondocking: These aren’t campgrounds with full hookups, so you’ll need to have a rig ready for off-grid living. This might be the hardest part for some people to attain and the most challenging to get used to.
Lucky for you, I have lived fully off-grid in my RV long-term before. The property had no running water, no electricity, and no plumbing. But I had all of the above!
So, how did I pull this off?
Next week, paid subscribers will get a follow-up post with tips on how to make your rig off-grid ready. I’ll share the products I used and tell you how I had clean water, a fully functioning bathroom, and plenty of power while living on an undeveloped acreage in New Mexico.
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See you next time!