Originally Posted by Tejasmike
We're looking for our first camper.
Family of four. We really liked the layout of the 26.5 bunkhouse but it's way more than I initially planned to spend.
Dealer has it for a "clearence price" of 33k
MSRP was 45ish I believe.
This one has the elite and arctic pages.
Any information and advice you guys can provide would be helpful!
We ordered that exact (I assume you mean the 2016 Eagle HT 26.5BHS) trailer from RV Express however and will pick it up in Riverside, CA from Richardson's RV which is the same company in Southern California, we live in Reno. We paid 32,060 out the door before tax and it includes the following options:
Solid surface countertops
16" Wheel upgrade
Electric rear stabilizer jacks
15k BTU AC
Reese Revolution Pinbox (were towing with a short bed RAM)
Voyager Backup camera
Im not sure what the elite/artic package is, I don't see that listed on Jayco's website?
We are in the same boat as you minus one, right now family of three (and one giant dog), maybe expanding? But extended family will tag along with us so I wanted room.....This will also be our first camper, and when we started looking almost 2 years ago we started by looking at an R-pod!!! Also, that 23' travel trailer you may have wanted is most likely longer then 23' behind your truck. When I measured the 26.5 Jayco fiver, the amount of trailer behind the truck is only 24'. Anyways, hope that helps as far as price negotiation with your dealer