Traveling With RV-Friendly Apps

I travel full-time in my RV 365 days a year and occasionally I need apps to help me get to my destination. Some apps help me find fuel, and sometimes I need to wash the RV ( rarely, but it has happened). I need roadside assistance and, of course, finding a Good Sam Park in which to stay. I have settled on three apps that I like and always use. These are available for Apple and Android smart phones and tablets.

Pilot Flying J

PilotGet instant discounts on gas, diesel, propane, dump station fees and more at select Pilot and Flying J locations nationwide with the new swipe & Save Good Sam Club membership card. No applications and no codes to enter at the pump!

• Gas & Diesel (U.S.)—SAVE 3¢ per gallon

• Gas & Diesel (Canada)—SAVE 1¢ per liter

• Dump Station Fees—SAVE $2.50

• Propane—SAVE 5¢ per gallon

• Special pricing & deals in Pilot and Flying J retail stores & restaurants

The largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, Flying J is committed to making life better for you. With the MyPilot app, you can look up the more than 650 retail locations. You can download it for free on iTunes. and Google Play.

Good Sam Roadside Assistance

PrintGood Sam Roadside Assistance has made it even easier for members to request assistance the Good Sam Roadside Assistance Mobile App! With the touch of a button, you can request roadside assistance anytime, anywhere if you are a Good Sam Roadside Assistance, Good Sam Platinum Roadside Assistance, or Good Sam Platinum+ member.

You can download the free app on iTunes and Google Play.
Features Include:

• GPS Enabled

• Allows them to pinpoint your exact location! As soon as you place the call they know your location minimizing call time.

• Faster Assistance

• Pre-register your membership vehicle(s). This cuts down on call time, which means help will get to you faster.

• Virtual Membership Card

• Never worry about forgetting your card at home!

• Service Details

• Get the name of the provider dispatched to assist you, along with their estimated time of arrival.

GS App IMG_1613bGood Sam Camping App

The searchable database includes 2,100+ Good Sam parks with 10% discounts for Good Sam members. Users can search by city and state or province and filter campground searches based on hookups, swimming pools, pet restrictions and seasonality.

You can download the free app on iTunes or Google Play.

Here are some of the great features you’ll find in the Good Sam Camping app:

• Robust search capabilities by city, state or province of your choice

• Ability to search RV parks located between 15 and 200 miles from your current location

• Detailed results of over 13,000 campgrounds and RV parks across North America, reflected on a map view and in listed results

• Ability to filter 2,100-plus Good Sam Parks that offer a 10% discount to Good Sam Club members.

• Search by city and state or province

• Filter your campground searches based on hookups, swimming pools, pet restrictions and seasonality

• Good Sam exclusive 10/10*/10 triple rated and inspected privately owned parks

• Good Sam Member 10% discount locations that are easily spotted by the red Good Sam logo

• Thousands of public parks, including national parks, state parks and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer parks

• Details about amenities, services and recreation at parks

• All listings include click-to-call functionality

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  1. Anonymous

    Didn’t see anything about a windows 10 app for laptop pc. Is there one to use for navigation and trip planning. used to use Streets and Trips but gps isn’t supported as well as the application.