Over the years we've had a lot of hosts ask about liability should a guest be injured during their stay. Concerns over this often prevent people who would otherwise be interested in hosting from listing their location. That's why we're happy today to announce the Boondockers Welcome Protection Plan.
Category archives: Boondockers Welcome
2020 was definitely one for the record books. While the COVID-19 pandemic was probably the top story for almost everyone both personally and business-wise, there were many other things, both related and unrelated to the pandemic, that made it one crazy year for Boondockers Welcome. Here are some highlights (and low-lights) for the year that was.
Have you seen the above terms used interchangeably? They should not be! While I never thought I'd call myself an "expert" on any subject, I'm pretty confident about my definitions on this topic.
Some of you may have had the privilege of staying at Alabama Vagabonds' host location, Big Daddy's Grill, Fish River Paradise. If you have, you will know that these hosts have been waiting several years to live out their RVing dreams. Well, they finally sold the business and are currently living life on the road. While we're extremely sad to lose such a great host, we are so happy they now get to be guests. Such is the purpose of this great community! With over 178 glowing references, we know you will miss them as well but have no fear, he may be visiting you soon. See our interview with him below.
Boondockers Welcome was originally designed to offer guests a safe place to boondock for a night or two. As we grew, so did our hosts' generosity with many offering electric and water. However, some guests may not realize what is needed to take advantage of a host's generous offer. Thankfully GTS1544, a popular host, has written a very informative article on what guests should prepare to bring in order to connect properly to a hosts' electric or water connections.
Campgrounds and parks are starting to open up and we realize that recreational travel is beginning in some areas. The health and safety of our members is, and always will be, our top priority especially during the pandemic. As such, we have implemented a few guidelines, for both hosts and guests, to ensure everyone is staying safe yet still having fun and enjoying each other.
We've been recommending for a few weeks now that our members not travel unless necessary. That means we're telling people not to use the product they've paid for, and that doesn't sound fair to us. Here's what we're doing about it.
We may not be able to do much traveling now, but here at Boondockers Welcome we've been working hard on a few features that we think our members will appreciate. The biggest of which is that our hosts can now share their credits! Read on to learn more.