RV rentals boom as Americans seek out new travel options amid pandemic

What you need to know before you get behind the wheel in the age of COVID-19.
1:53 | 09/05/20

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for RV rentals boom as Americans seek out new travel options amid pandemic
this holiday weekend. When many of us are taking to the road, traveling by rv is like having your own personal hotel room on wheels. There are things to know before you get behind the wheel so let's bring in gio Benitez here with more. Gio, good morning to you. Yeah, a lot of people this weekend are heading to Florida and even Arizona but so many others are just getting in the car and driving so this morning, the important advice you might not have thought about. This morning, millions are hitting the roads and skies for labor day weekend. While TSA is reporting its highest number of screened flyers since March, the vast majority of travelers this weekend are going by road. Rv rentals are not slowing down. Usually a summer favorite, people are keeping their rentals longer. Labor day weekend bookings for rvshare.com are up 95%. But there are some things you need to keep in mind when going to campsites. So you can't just show up with an rv. You have to make reservations at these camp sites. Absolutely. Our national parks require it. So do state parks and private campgrounds all require reservations. Reporter: For the millions in cars this weekend, the travel mom, Emily Kaufman, says she's now road tripping with sanitation kits. It's actually always been a good idea to travel with a sanitation kit. We just never really thought of it to the length that we are now. Reporter: That could include gloves, disinfecting wipes for gas pumps and rest rooms, hand sanitizer and extra masks and, remember, some of your favorite stops along the way may still be closed. Rest rooms and rest stops are in limited capacities so take a look at road tripper. It's a great app. Reporter: Emily reminds us whether you're camping or going to the beach this weekend, the most important thing is to actually follow the protocols in place there to keep you and your family safe along, of course, with everyone around you. Dan. Gio, thank you very much and we'll be back with our "Play of the day."gio, thank you very much and

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:53","description":"What you need to know before you get behind the wheel in the age of COVID-19.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"72834995","title":"RV rentals boom as Americans seek out new travel options amid pandemic","url":"/GMA/Travel/video/rv-rentals-boom-americans-seek-travel-options-amid-72834995"}