Intro

Our Wheelbase Engineering team is onboarding, learning and ramping up. You can see some of their initial progress in the Product Updates section. New this month is the Wheelbase Advisory Council with the first group meeting this Thursday. Expect monthly updates from the Advisory Council in Touching Base going forward.

Industry insight

Outdoorsy Makes Happy Campers Out Of RV Owners And Renters “I will die of old age before we've even cracked a fraction of this demand.” That’s the market summary Outdoorsy Co-founder and CEO Jeff Cavins gave to PYMNTS' Karen Webster on the status of his RV rental platform. More here.

RV sales soar during coronavirus pandemic While the travel industry has seen vacation hotspots closed or restricted, rentals and sales for recreational vehicles and camper vans have revved up. More here.

Winter Rig Rentals for Socially Distanced Ski Trips If you're seating close enough to ski resorts, you might want to promote some of your units for ski trips. More here.

Pro tips

Top Tips To Build a Booming Rental Business If you missed our latest panel gathering some of the most successful members of the Wheelbase community, don't worry you can still take advantage of the tips and best practices they shared. More here.

Cost-Effective Marketing Strategies for Your RV Business As you're getting ready for next season, take some time to refresh your mind with some must-do marketing tactics for your business. More here.

Have questions about RV rental insurance?

Click here for answers from our partner Roamly.

Product updates

  • Fixed an error when using cash as payment method for Security Deposit.

  • Fixed Checkout to clearly displays "Minimum Nights" when a date selection requires minimum nights.

  • Creating a new Vehicle, the Cancellation policy now defaults to the Cancellation policy in Account Settings.

  • Messages sent when putting Security Deposit Hold are now stored in the activity.

  • Fixed an issue when Start and End Mileage was not saving.

  • Fixed an issue where Checkout Questions were not persisting after a Booking is completed.

  • Booking activity is now visible for all Employee users, not just Administrators.

  • If a schedule charge fails, an email notification is now sent to indicate the failure.

  • More than 100 Locations are now supported when creating a Customer

  • Fixed language selector toggle for mobile Checkout.

  • Fixed Consigned Owner Payout Report to save in all instances when edits are performed.

  • Fixed "Vehicle needs VIN" warning to only apply to vehicles located in US or Canada.

  • Corrected transposed to/from dates in Abandoned Checkout email

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