Best Way to Sell a Travel Trailer - Dutchmen Owners

Go Back   Dutchmen Owners > Dutchmen Brand RVs > General RV Related Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-29-2018, 04:45 AM   #1
New Member
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Vero Beach
Posts: 4
Question Best Way to Sell a Travel Trailer


We purchased a new 21018 Dutchmen Aerolite Luxury Class 294RKSS at the end of August 2018. We had the trailer loaded with options such as 13.4K air conditioner in bedroom, 15K air conditioner in main cabin, TV mount on bedroom wall, added 3 extra 120v outlets, backup camera installed, 50 amp surge protector, Husky round bar WD system with sway control, hi-flow shower head, and Valterra Sewer macerator to name a few. We also had the interior and exterior materials treated by ECORVPRO paint and fabric with 5-year warranty. The trailer also has the self leveling system which is great plus much more. We have used it once and have never even started the stove, oven or the microwave.

Unfortunately, we have changed our minds and now want to sell and perhaps try an A or C class.

Can anyone provide some advice or share your experience on the best way to sell a trailer - we are fishing for ideas? I see ads in our local paper and they don't seem to move very quickly if at all. We sold a Keystone Cougar a few years ago on consignment using a national dealer and that process took over a year. I have never tried RV Trader, so am in the dark about that method. Any other ideas?:

Thanks for any input you may have.


bullitt4199 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2018, 10:40 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Roselle
Posts: 1,208
I have mine on RV Trader now (2015 loaded full-paint Voltage if you're interested). It's easy to post and monitor. The website walks you through all the steps. You can buy different packages depending on how long you want to post and whether or not you want to put a video on. $129 is the top of the line for a one year listing (I think).

2015 Black F-350 Platinum Diesel Dually Crew Cab
2019 Riverstone Legacy 38MB (Full Paint/All Options)
2015 Voltage 3990 (Full Paint, All Options) Sold 6/18
2005 Harley Ultra Classic w/too many miles
lcv800 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 08:53 AM   #3
Site Team
wahoonc's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Sprung Leak
Posts: 3,156
North Carolina
RV Trader will give you national exposure and seems to be the best bang for the buck.

You can trade it in, but will take a bath on the financial side (most likely).

Some people have good luck with Craig's List, but that market place is full of flakes. You can also list it on various forums in the For Sale section, but that is going to be a limited audience.

All I have ever sold have been older units and it was usually by putting by the road with a For Sale sign on it. Last 5ver I sold was sold via a posting on a bulletin board at my wife's work place.

There is madness to my methods
2015 Coleman CM16FBS(traded) 2016 Concord 300DS
2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid following along
wahoonc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2018, 10:56 PM   #4
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 37
Resale consignment option?

We have a new Coleman lite 2017 and we had to sell we always thought about consignment, back to the selling dealer. Not sure exactly how that works.
Hwanjwcole is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Dutchmen RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:46 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2020 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.