2018 R-Pod R179
"Bear"is the name we've given our 2018 Forest River R-Pod R179. It's a single axle that weighs about 3000 pounds dry, so it can be towed with many SUVs, such as my 2019 Toyota RAV 4 Adventure. The entrance is near the back of the unit and y...
We're Paul and Marian. Our history starts in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where we owned and operated...
- Year - 2018
- Manufacturer - Forest River
- Make - R-Pod
- Model - M-179
- Class - Travel Trailer
- Sleeps - 3
- Total Number of Beds - 2
- Slides - 1
- Fresh water tank - 30.0 gal
- Length - 20.0 ft
- Height - 12.0 ft
- Trailer connector type - 7 Pin Round
- Trailer connecter adapter provided - Yes
- Hitch provided - Yes
- Anti-sway provided - Yes
- Trailer ball size - 2"
- Electrical service - 30 amp
- Dual Battery - Yes
- Gross weight - 3,500.0 lbs
- Dry weight - 3,000.0 lbs
- Cargo weight - 500.0 lbs
- Range (Stove)
- Kitchen Sink
- Slide Out
- Bathroom Sink
- Roof Air Conditioning
- Hot & Cold Water Supply
- AM/FM Radio
- Electric Generator
- Fire Extinguisher
Rules & Policies
The camper may be occupied on our property, located on a quiet dead end street. Water and electricity hookups are provided. The parking site is next to a large patio with a fire pit and tables and chairs with enough space to accommodate a group. Large rocks and wood benches provide seating around the fire pit.The large yard slopes up to our home and has seating in various places around the property. A 7 foot high wooden fence shields the parking site and patio from our neighbors.
>We have kayaks available with roof racks to carry them in addition to an Old Town 169 canoe.
>We can also provide a foldable dog kennel large enough to comfortably accommodate our 85 pound yellow lab.
>The excess cleaning fee is applied only if the amount of cleaning re...
Rates & Availability
excellent in all ways
Billie and Joe, Thank you for this wonderful review. We are delighted that you spent a month traveling with "Bear" and returned smiling. You returned our R-Pod in great shape and did a great job of cleaning it. Thank you for all you did and for being fantastic Happy Campers! Paul...
Renting 'Bear' - their RPOD 179 - from Paul and Marian was a wonderful experience. We were able to travel for a month down and back to Southern California, with most of the time spent on California's Northern and Central coastlines. This was a great way to travel while staying co...
Craig and Amy,
Thank you for this wonderful review. Marian and I are delighted that we were able to get you launched into your trip. We thank you also for the great written detail of tips and usage experiences that we found very helpful to improve "Bear."
We had a fantastic time with Bear :) Paul and Marina are so friendly and caring. We couldn't be more happy with the drop-off and return process. The Bear is also delightful!
Thank you for that wonderful review Sean! It was delightful for Marian and me to meet you and your family. We are so happy that you had a good time with our "Bear."
My husband and I enjoyed a road trip for our 10th anniversary. This is the first time we used RV Share. We absolutely fell in love with "Bear." It is the perfect travel trailer. It's easy to haul, easy to set up and tear down, and very comfortable. Paul and his wife couldn't...
Bonnie, Thank you for the kind words in that wonderful review! Marian and I enjoyed working with you and Josh, which made our "work" a pleasure. We're delighted you had a good experience with "Bear" as a way to celebrate your anniversary. Congratulations on that again! -Paul.
OMG - what a great experience learning all the ins and outs of camping in a travel trailer from Paul and Marian. There was a lot to learn (more than either of us realized) and they were so kind and explained every detail. We are so grateful to learn from these masters. Surprising...
Ann and Earl, Thank you for that wonderful review! Sorry that the Keurig got overlooked. Marian says she thought she had mentioned it, but maybe it just got lost in the deluge of information we provided. We'll put a note in the welcome bag to prevent this from happening again. It...
We had a great experience renting “Bear” the r-pod from Paul and Marian. The trailer was in excellent condition, clean and well equipped. They provided clear, detailed instruction for operating the various systems on the trailer upon pickup. Great communication throughout the ent...
Scott, Thank you for that great review! You were a delight to work with and we really appreciate your punctuality by returning the trailer on time for us to get it ready for the next renter. You obviously took good care of "Bear." I'm not sure I understand the hose issue. There i...
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cancellation policy for this RV?
Owners have the ability to choose between three different cancellation policies: strict, standard, or flexible. You can find the details of the cancellation policy for this RV in the Rules and Policies section.
Is this RV covered by RVshare Rental Insurance?
RVshare Rental Insurance coverage is activated on RV listings by the owner. If this RV is covered you can find the insurance fee in the Rates and Availability section. The cost for insurance coverage will also be listed on your quote.
Can I get a discount for booking a longer trip?
Some owners offer discounted rates for weekly or monthly stays. You can find the rates for this listing and if discounts are available in the Rates and Availability section.
Are there restrictions on mileage or generator usage?
Mileage and generator hours that are included in a rental vary by listing. You can view the nightly mileage and generator hours that are included when renting this RV, as well as fees for excess mileage and generator usage, in the Rates and Availability section.