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The Boston Globe looks at the RV market in the northeast.

RV Sales, Rentals are Skyrocketing


While the coronavirus has gutted flights and left hotels and global tourist hot spots deserted, one industry is doing surprisingly well during the pandemic: RV rentals and sales, with some companies reporting massive increases in business and interest during the lockdown.

Ahead of Memorial Day, the “unofficial start of summer,” and National RV Day on June 7, motor home and travel trailer rental site RVshare reported a 1,000 percent increase in nationwide bookings since April 1.

This story from Joel Lau originally ran in the Boston Globe.

The website ⁠– which follows the Airbnb model by connecting owners with travelers looking to rent an RV for vacations or longer-term stays ⁠– saw more modest increases in the New England market, notching a 159 percent increase in bookings since early April and a 22 percent increase in the second week of May, year over year.

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