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Friday, February 19, 2016

Golden Village Palms RV Resort, Hemet, CA - Passport America Participating Park

Golden Village Palms is California’s largest RV resort community, delivering exceptional vacation experiences for over three decades.  

In addition to featuring over 1,000 RV sites, resort cottage sales, and 12 rental cottages, the resort offers visitors and full-time residents a host of amenities designed to make their stays as pleasurable as possible including three free-form pools and three hot tubs; a state-of-the-art fitness center; two on-site dog parks; a library; an expansive clubhouse complete with a ballroom, commercial kitchen, and numerous activity rooms; and such sports as shuffleboard, pickleball, volleyball, and billiards.  

Guests can also participate in a host of activities -- from quilting to Mexican Train dominoes – and experience a regular concert series featuring tribute bands to some of the greatest musical acts of the past half-century.  For additional information, visit the resort’s website at

Make sure to enter the February sweepstakes to win a free month stay!

Passport America Member Testimonials:

Very nice place. Clean restrooms and showers, privacy bushes between campers, some shade and full hookups. Everyone was friendly there. Enjoyed our stay. Going back.

Carolyn Sievers

Great resort, every aspect is top notch. Best amenities of any resort we have visited. All employees are friendly and helpful, from office staff to maint. dept. Passport America members are treated great and made to feel very welcome!! My membership was paid for on my first trip.. Can't wait to go back..

Michael Wedel

Golden Village Palms RV Resort
3600 West Florida Ave
Hemet, CA 92545

Phone: (800) 323-9610, (951) 925-4123

Regular Rate(s): $46.00 - $90.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $23.00 - $45.00*

NOTES: P.A. discount is valid for a maximum of 3 nights. Discount is not valid with group stays, rallies or during special events (i.e. Square Dance Weekends). One discount program per visit. Discount is given on a space availability basis. This is an active adult resort. Check in time is 1:00 PM. No early arrivals. No tents or tent trailers. *Rate is based on 2 people per RV. Additional charges for additional people and pets may apply. Rates are subject to change. 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Special Passport America Announcement - All New Referral Program That Pays BIG!

Know a fellow RVer that would enjoy 50% Savings on Campgrounds and RV Parks? Refer-A-Buddy Today! For each new member that joins using your name and/or ID number, between now and April 30, 2016, you will receive: 

  • $20.00 CA$H for every referral
  • Every referral is an entry into our 20 Grand Prize Give-A-Way (20 Winners!) to include: $1,000 CA$H, Love's Gas Card, Camping World, Cracker Barrel, and Walmart gift cards.
  • As an added bonus, the person who refers the most receives $500 Cash!
  • A chance to win 4 FREE Nights Camping at your choice of a participating Passport America RV Park*
  • Plus, your buddy receives FOUR MONTHS FREE, compliments of you!

To help you, Click Here to forward an email to your Buddies and Fellow Campers from you.
Have your buddy Sign Up Today online at

Or for faster service call us 1-800-283-7183

Hurry, This Special  
Expires: April 30, 2016
*Once a member is entered into our database, we cannot change their referral code. Members cannot join with two different referral codes. Cannot be combined with another offer. Must be a valid member in good standing to qualify for cash prizes and giveaways. Free nights camping offer valid for 1 Year from drawing date.

RVwithME: List Your Space - Featured Sponsor

RVwithME: List Your Space
Camping and RV’ing revamped!

Do you have free space on your property, in your RV Park, or in your campground? RVwithMe is a website that allows people of all kinds to have a central place to book a spot to stay. The whole purpose is to eliminate travelers going from site to site trying to find a place to camp or RV. They can simply visit the site and search an area. The search will generate all available locations within that area. Maybe there is an upcoming event in your area, or maybe you live close to a highway. Why not list what you have and let people come to you?

As a Lister, you can list room on your farmer’s field, your back yard, parking lot, etc. If you own an RV park or camp ground you can list all your spaces, or maybe a particular section of spaces. This makes it easier for potential travelers to book and stay at your location. 

We want to create unity. We want people to be able to stay in wonderful places. We want road warriors to have somewhere to turn to if they need somewhere to park overnight.

It is entirely free to list your space. All you do is create a profile, pick your price and list your space. Then you sit back and leave the rest to us. You will be notified when someone is ready to book. Visit for more information or to get listing!

Monday, December 28, 2015

Passport America - 25th/2016 Edition International Camping Directory - Now Available!

Do you need a copy of the Passport America International Camping Directory as a back-up when you do not have internet connection? Or do you need one for the RV and one for the house? Members can acquire as many copies as they need and pay only for shipping and handling. Purchase your copy today and we will mail it the next business day.

If you are a Lifetime Passport America Member, please either email or call our office to request your copy. 

Not a member? Please click here to join online. When you join or renew you are given the option to choose "printed directory" at the time of payment. 

Shipping and Handling: US Addresses: Standard Mail (2 - 3 Weeks) $5, Priority Mail (3-5 Business Days) $7 and Express (1-2 Business Days) $20. Canadian Addresses: Global Priority Mail (10-14 Business Days) $25. All other countries - $30.00.   

Click here to purchase your copy online now or call us at (800) 283-7183 M-F 8AM-6PM and Saturday 9AM-4PM.  

Members are also very welcome to pick up a copy at our office. Click here for directions.  From I-10 in South Mississippi, take Exit 28 and go south 3/4 mile. Our office will be on the right, directly after railroad tracks.

Download a PDF for FREE from our website.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Winter Differently with Encore RV Resorts and Thousand Trails

Check out our new winter song and video and learn how to Winter Differently with all that Encore and Thousand Trails has to offer.  With 21 resorts in Arizona, 36 resorts in Florida, 2 resorts in Palm Springs and 10 in the Rio Grande Valley there is no shortage of ways to escape the cold.  All of our resorts offer deluxe amenities, action packed activity calendars and great area attractions so make your reservations to Winter Differently this year!  Hurry, sites are going quickly!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Alsatian RV Resort, Castroville, TX - New Passport America Participating Park

The Alsatian Resort and Spa in Castroville, Texas is a Good Sam 10/10/10 rated exclusive luxury RV park and golf resort south of San Antonio, TX out from the hustle and bustle of the city but only 30 minutes from The River Walk, The Alamo and just minutes from our local rivers.

Our 163 acre resort has its own top rated 18 hole golf course and The Hideaway, a full service restaurant & bar featuring a variety of culinary dishes, as well as the best steaks, chops and handmade Artisan pizzas. 

We also have a variety of sandwiches, appetizers and salads for you to enjoy, complimented by a wide selection of specialty drinks, the best Texas wines and craft beers from our exquisite bar.

Relax and unwind at our beautiful Serenity Spa overlooking fabulous views of the golf course with a full line of spa services. You are sure to be relaxed and pampered with our luxurious spa service. Bask in the sun and swim in our one of a kind Infinity Pool while being waited on.

Our oversized lots are perfect for even the largest RV, and Class A motorhome owners will love our luxurious Casitas "small houses" that are perfectly positioned on the golf course to take in the spectacular views and just steps away from our restaurant and clubhouse. 

Enjoy our pavilion with its outdoor living room garden setting where our guests can meet with friends and family, and enjoy live music and cocktails. Our spaces can be reserved for hosting anniversaries, special events, corporate events and meetings.

We aim to please! Monthly and yearly event activities are located throughout the resort that are sure to be a hit and keep you entertained with loads of fun during your stay.

We offer the ultimate experience for golfing in Texas. Stop by The Alsatian Resort & Spa for a free tour of our beautiful golf resort grounds, club and golf course.

Weather: The average daily temperature at our Golf Resort in November is 74 degrees, absolutely perfect golfing weather, while the daily low is 51. Nighttime temperatures in November are cool but the daytime temperature warms up quickly to a perfect level. December and January’s average daily high is 66 and the low is 41, which makes for sweater or light jacket golf and still very pleasant. February average high warms back up to a perfect 70 degrees, with daily lows around 45, and March is a perfect 76 and 51. Perfect weather for winter Texans.

So what are you waiting for? Come out and see us and have the most amazing experience you have ever had at a resort. 

Alsatian RV Resort
1581 County Rd 4516
Castroville, TX 78009
Phone: (830) 931-9190

Reg Rates: $35-55.00*
PA Member Rates: $17.50-27.50*

NOTES: PA is valid Monday through Thursday. PA is valid for 3 nights, 2 times per year. PA is not valid during holidays and holiday weeks. Reservations required. Must mention Passport America at the time of making reservation. Pets welcome. PA is not valid on the 9 Casita sites. *Rates are for 2 adults and 2 children per site. $5 for each additional person.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Northshore RV Resort on Lake Livingston, Onalaska,TX - New Passport America Participating Park

Northshore Resort on Lake Livingston has first class accommodations! The swimming pool and splash park have help cool off during those hot Texas afternoons! Come make yourself at home at one of the full hookup lakefront RV sites with all the comforts of home including Cable TV, 30/50 amp service, water, sewer and FREE Wi-Fi at all of the RV sites.

The gorgeous cedar cabins feature a pillow top queen sized mattress with high thread count sateen linens.  Your whole family will enjoy their stay in a cabin which includes a full kitchen, full bathroom and a set of bunk beds.

Lake Livingston is home to some of the best food.  Enjoy fishing for white bass, crappie, catfish, and stripers.  For those of you who want to try your hand at catching some of these delicacies, launch your boat from our concrete boat ramp. If fishing isn’t your cup of tea, Onalaska and the surrounding towns feature several antique and specialty shops.

Livingston, just a 10 mile drive away, is home to Trade Days, where you can find hundreds of vendors selling arts and crafts and antiques.  Don’t leave without visiting the nearby Alabama Coushatta Indian Reservation.  For golfers, there are several courses to consider.  Mill Ridge and Cape Royale are local golf courses.  Just an hour away you can play at Tour 18.

Amenities: 76 total RV sites, 20/30/50 amp service, water and sewer, back-ins, pull thrus, full hookups, partial hookups, dump station, concrete roads & pads, can accommodate RV’s up to 70 ft. Laundry, restrooms, showers, propane, Wi-Fi and cable TV available at all sites, rec room with full kitchen, BBQ, fire rings, store, ice, picnic area, playground, swimming pool, volleyball, biking, nature watching, security. On Lake Livingston, boating, canoeing, boat ramp, sandy beach, bank fishing.    

Northshore RV Resort on Lake Livingston
168 Butler
Onalaska, TX 77360
Phone: (877) 766-7847

Regular Rate(s): $40.00 - $55.00
Passport America Rate(s): $20.00 - $27.50

NOTES: PA is valid September through February. PA discount is valid Monday through Thursday. PA not valid during holidays and cannot be combined with any other offers/discounts. PA is not valid for groups / club events. Reservations accepted only by phone. PA not valid with online reservation. Check in 1PM, Check out 3PM. Credit cards accepted. No smoking. Pets welcome.

Regular Rate:  $79-99.00
Passport America Discount: 10%.
Type of Rental:  Standard cabin with queen bed in bedroom. Full kitchen, bathroom and 1 set of bunk beds. 

Accommodates:  4 people
Linens Provided:  Yes
Check in time: 3 PM  Check out time:  11AM
Notes: Discount is valid September through February, Sunday through Thursday only. Discount is not valid during holidays and cannot be combined with another discount.

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Since 1992, Passport America is the original 50% Discount Camping Club. With our Discount Travel Card, members of our club receive 50% Discounts on nightly camping fees for campsites at over 1,800 participating campgrounds, RV Parks and RV Resorts in the US, Canada, and Mexico! Membership is only $44.00 USD for 1 year and pays for itself with just a few nights stay. Please contact us (800) 283-7183 M-F 8AM-6PM CST SAT 9AM-4PM if you have any questions regarding our services. We are always very happy to help you!