A snowbird is a person who travels south for the winter. It’s a genius idea and it’s not just for RVers. Many homeowners migrate south as well. It’s not all butterflies and rainbows, though. Certain things could make or break your experience. But we’re here to help you avoid the headaches, hassles, and hang-ups that could ruin your winter retreat. We’re looking at the seven deadly sins of snowbirding. Let’s dive in!
Snowbirding is moving from one location to another to enjoy milder winters. Typically, snowbirds will travel from the northern US and Canada, where winters are frigid and miserable, to areas such as Florida, Southern Texas, southern Arizona, Southern California, and Mexico, where temperatures are mild.
This age qualification shows snowbirds that these particular locations are dedicated to providing long-term stays and comfortable accommodations for retirees. Families or younger travelers who don’t meet this age qualification aren’t usually permitted to book a reservation. However, some allow a certain percentage of people under 55.
1. Trying to Make Last Minute Lodging or Camping Reservations During the winter months in popular locations, making lodging or camping reservations less than six months in advance is extremely difficult. Some campgrounds and resorts are booked up to a year in advance.