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Must have RV GPS accessories

Last Updated: 01.12.22


Even if you have acquired a quality RV GPS, it doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t do anything else to improve its capabilities. On the contrary, there are a lot of things you can do to upgrade your GPS from a great product to an ideal one, fitted for any driving circumstances.


1.Sun shades

Sun shades -> One of the first elements that obstruct your GPS from doing its job is the sun. Instead of enjoying the good weather, in days when the sun shines brightly, you get frustrated because you can barely make out your GPS’s screen. Not only that, but the issue of visibility can entail more serious consequences: you may take the wrong turn and lose the way or be distracted from driving and get involved in an accident. That is why acquiring a sun shade for your RV GPS may be the wisest decision you make. Sun shades come in a variety of sizes and shapes, some of them are universal, thus fitted for any GPS type, while others are only fitted for certain sizes or for particular GPS models.


2.Cases and sleeves

Cases and sleeves -> The more you pay on your RV GPS, the more you will need efficient protection for it. Most users will prefer not leaving their GPS in their car, but keep it safe inside the house. Well, these devices are not made to be transported by hand and they don’t come with grips or features that will make them easy to carry. That is why, a safety case or sleeve is a must-have item for your GPS. Moreover, it is advisable you buy a product that was especially designed for your RV GPS (if you have a Garmin GPS, find the appropriate Garmin case in which your product fits best) and one that provides you with plenty of space to fit inside your mounting system and other GPS accessories too.


3.Chargers and adapters

Chargers and adapters -> Due to frequent use, chargers and adapters are one of the most exposed to breaking GPS parts. That is why, sooner or later, you will find yourself in the situation of replacing your old charger with a new one. You can choose between a universal charger and one provided by your GPS’s manufacturer. Though the second option is the safest one, a universal charger is the more convenient choice, as it can be used on virtually any GPS. If you want the whole package in one item, there are many products on the market that include both items (charger and adapter) in one. So if you don’t want to waste time researching suitable options, you can acquire the whole package in one reliable product.



Mounts -> There are several things that can go wrong with your GPS’s default mounting system: it has a complicated installation process, it can’t be properly mounted in law permitted places or it has become loose in time. Thus, at a certain point you will be forced to acquire a new one. You can choose between an easily adaptable mount that can be adjusted for various GPS’s or you can buy one that is personalized for your GPS model. A third option would be finding a mount that can be used for various GPS types but that was designed especially for RV’s.