Jayco: An American Family Favorite

Jayco, with its bestselling Jayco Jay Flight travel trailers, is one of the biggest names in RV manufacturing. Jayco produces the top-selling travel trailer in the U.S., along with dozens of varied models available in its numerous travel trailer series. Jayco fifth wheels and motorhomes have a reputation for being some of the highest quality and lightest weight units available on the market. They also manufacture toy haulers and folding campers. The company continually improves its product line, and the Jayco Jay Flight Swift (sometimes referred to as the Jayco Swift) is a more compact, affordable and lighter weight version of the family favorite: the Jayco Jay Flight.

Company profile

Founded in 1968, the first Jayco was designed and built in a pair of barns by Lloyd J. Bontrager. More than 40 years later, Bontrager’s dream to build a better, family-friendly RV lives on. At the Jayco factory in Middlebury, Indiana, Amish craftspeople combine generations of woodworking technique with modern technology. The company strives to continually innovate better features for their products and the latest addition to their construction technique is the Jayco Magnum Truss Roof System. This innovative system makes Jayco roofs 50 percent stronger than the roofs on competing RVs and ensures that your Jayco will last for years.

Jayco EcoAdvantage

The Jayco EcoAdvantage is Jayco’s sustainability effort. Through efforts to reduce waste, reuse materials, utilize renewable resources and more, Jayco works to manufacture its products in a sustainable manner. They work with suppliers to reduce packaging, they’ve upgraded their factory to energy-efficient systems, and they hope to be landfill free by 2015. Over the past several years, they have been developing ways to reduce the weight of Jayco RVs by up to 30%, which improves your tow car mileage and saves you money at the pump.

Jayco Favorites
Here’s a brief overview of our favorite Jayco RVs.

1. Jay Flight
The Jay Flight series is the bestselling travel trailer in the U.S. These family-oriented trailers can sleep up to 12 and boast an impressive 75+ gallon fresh water capacity. The slideouts on these units are strategically designed to maximize living area space. Many of these models, like the Jayco Jay Flight 26RLS feature open floor plans with plenty of space for cooking, dining and spending time together as a family.

2. Jay Flight Swift
Similar to the regular Jay Flight models, the Jayco Jay Flight Swift is designed with the ultimate family vacation in mind. These trailers sleep up to 10 and feature heritage mocha hardwood cabinetry and a 6-gallon Atwood water heater. Some of the bunkhouse models, like the Jayco Jay Flight Swift 267BHS and the Jayco Jay Flight 287BHBE SWIFT feature double-over-double bunks.

3. Jay Flight Swift SLX
The Jay Flight Swift SLX is a favorite for couples, weekend warriors, and small families who are looking for the next step up from tent camping. These compact, lightweight travel trailers weigh in under 3,000 lbs and are towable by most minivans and crossovers. With an affordable price tag, you’ll save money up front, but you’ll also save on fuel with the reduced load. Sleep three in the Jayco Jay Flight Swift SLX 195RB or up to five in the 2014 Jayco Jay Flight Swift SLX 184BH.

To take a look inside a Jayco RV, come by Guaranty RV today or give us a call with other inquiries.

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