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Get-Away RV Centre is the premiere RV Sales, parts and service dealer in Abbotsford, BC. Located only an hour away from Vancouver, we're the lower mainland's finest. We carry the top brands from quality manufacturers with the inventory to make choosing a breeze. Whether you are looking for a teardrop trailer, travel trailer, truck camper, campervan, or a fifth wheel, let our knowledgeable sales team help you find the perfect RV for your lifestyle needs. We're always happy to share customer travel stories, local happenings, RV news, and more. Check out our blog to see why we love roasting marshmallows after a nice day on the open road!

September
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September
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Have you always dreamed of owning a trailer, but don’t want to buy a big ol’ pickup truck to tow it? You might be surprised to learn that lightweight trailers are all the rage, and there is a wide variety of gorgeous campers available that can be towed by a crossover, SUV or beefy little...
July
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July
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Looking to become an RV owner, but suffering from decision overload? We get it! The world of RVs is vast, and there are seemingly endless possibilities out there to choose from when it comes to RV brands, models, sizes, layouts and features. Having selection is important, since everyone’s goal...
July
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July
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Many people love the idea of RV camping, especially with so much green space right in our own backyard, but they don’t own (or want to buy) a truck in order to haul a trailer. Owning a pickup truck is not a prerequisite to RV camping, and plenty of tent trailers, pop-up campers and other RVs a...
June
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June
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Yes, you heard that right: camping season has arrived in BC! After much worry throughout the spring over the fate of the summer camping in BC, it’s been deemed safe to reopen provincial parks, beaches and campgrounds across the province. Although we can still look forward to RV and van adventu...
May
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May
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Many of our clients from Abottsford, Langley and across the Lower Mainland are wondering what this year’s summer RV camping season is going to look like: Can I still buy an RV? Will BC parks be open? Can I still work on my van conversion project? The short answer is a resounding “yes, ye...
April
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April
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If you’ve been hearing the #VanLife calling, then maybe it’s time to take the plunge and get started on your own van conversion project! Transforming a van into a safe and comfortable living space can have its challenges, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. You’ll have the be...
April
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April
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When the days get long and the air gets warm, most British Columbians have one thing on their mind - camping season has arrived! In our current uncertain climate, many of our customers have been asking whether it’s still a good idea to be purchasing an RV this spring. Here at Get-Away RV, we b...
February
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February
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The days are getting longer, the sun is getting stronger and you can feel a little bit more warmth in the wind - spring is on its way to Abbotsford! The Lower Mainland is one of the best places to live for accessible adventuring in British Columbia, and whether you’re planning on touring throu...
February
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February
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At Get-Away RV, we are passionate about helping folks live out their biggest adventures. For some, a lightweight travel trailer or weekend camper is exactly what they’re looking for, while others are more interested in experiencing minimalist mobile living in a converted van. Van conversions a...
February
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February
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Most people purchase an RV that will pair with a vehicle that they already own, and not the other way around. That’s why it’s important to understand what your vehicle’s towing capabilities are before you start shopping for the perfect new travel trailer, toy hauler or camper. We u...
February
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February
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When you’re RV camping, it’s hard to think about much besides getting to your destination, jumping into the lake and firing up the barbeque! But before all of the fun, snacks and relaxation begins, you’ll need to get your RV parked and levelled. Maneuvering your new 25-foot trailer...
January
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January
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Congratulations - you’ve made the decision to become an RV owner! You will soon be joining countless other explorers as you take on road trips and camping excursions across our beautiful province. Before you start planning your first big adventure, you’ll need to consider important choic...
January
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January
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Here at Get Away RV, we are passionate about RVs and the opportunities for freedom, adventure and making memories that being an RV owner brings. We strive to share this excitement with our customers, and hope that they’ll drive away knowing that the Get Away RV team truly cares about their exp...
December
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December
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A wonderful season of RV camping has come and gone (unless of course you take on some winter camping, which we highly recommend!), so now what do you do with your camper or trailer while it’s not in use over the winter? Your RV is an important part of your lifestyle and a big investment, and w...
November
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November
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At Get-Away RV, we are passionate about the lifestyle that being an RV owner can bring: freedom, exploration, adventure, unplugging from technology, getting back to nature, education, community and a smaller environmental footprint. That’s why we not only stock a huge inventory of RVs at our A...
October
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October
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Have you ever dreamed about taking a break from the hustle and bustle of living in the city to experience life on the road? It may seem like a daunting process to turn your dreams into a reality, but with Get-Away RV it doesn’t have to be! With lifestyle choices like downsizing, minimalism, an...
June
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June
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Of all the features that make your RV more homelike, the awning is probably one of the best. It gives your fifth wheel or travel trailer a patio, with shade from the sun and shelter from the rain so you can enjoy time outside even in harsh weather. Because it's so cool, you should take the steps...
June
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June
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Before you choose equipment, or accessories for your van, you must ask yourself truthfully, how will I be using this vehicle? and, what type of camping will I be doing? Or will I be camping at all? The popularity of vans is partially due to their versatility. What other camper RV allows you to camp...
June
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June
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Of all the features on an RV, the power converter is probably one of the last things you think about. But if you ever get caught out in the middle of nowhere without power, it might be helpful to know a little more about how a power converter works, what causes it to malfunction, and how to troubles...
June
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June
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Towing Your Travel Trailer Safely When the great outdoors start calling, and you want to hit every campsite you can in comfort and luxury, that means it’s time to get a travel trailer. These RVs are a great way to discover the RV experience, but they’re not as hard to drive around as a ...
June
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June
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An unlevel trailer will be wobbly and unstable, and in some situations it can be unsafe. Luckily, levelling a travel trailer only takes a few minutes if you know the right tricks. Read on to learn about how you can quickly and easily level your travel trailer so you can spend more time enjoying yo...
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