Here is a post about our clubs/memberships, and what we pay, and how often we use them.
Amount paid per year.
Thousand Trails .... $640.00 ... Annual fee. Three weeks in a park, can go park to park. Free
Trails Collection .... $315.00 .. Over 100 sites, mainly East & West coast, especially Florida and Arizona. Must have a Thousand Trails membership. Free ( a handfull are $20/nt)
Resort Parks International (RPI) ....$160.00 ... Over 150 campgrounds all over US. $10.00 per night 1 or 2 weeks max. Must have Thousand Trails membership.
Elks .... $103.50 (varies per state)... Located all over US. Price ranges from Free (boondocking) to $35.00 (some higher).
Harvest Hosts ....$79.00... Located all over. Free. Usually boondocking for 1 night. Should purchace something ($20.00 ?)while there, ie wine tasting, a brew, dinner, a gift, ect.
Escapees .... $47.75 ..Has discounts at many campgrounds. We don't use much. We belong to some of their BoFs (clubs).
Passport America ... $44.00 ...Half price camping, conditions do apply.
Good Sam ... Have a lifetime membership (bought in 2011). We don't use much. Have been to several Jamborees.
Total per year for all this .... $1,388.95
Our breakdown so far in 2021. Nights used.
Thousand Trails - 82
Trails Collection - 50
Elks - 5
Boondocking - 23
Moochdocking - 3
Casino - 1
Yuma home base - 37
And we have only spent $200.00 this year so far for camping (not counting the above memberships).
That is $1.41 per night (192 days)
OK, heck .. lets count the memberships too.
Now it comes out to $8.28 per night!! Lot of year left. The numbers will just keep going down.
The memberships are only worth it if you use them.
The Fergs out .......