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These FAQs are designed to make your visit to FMCA.com more worthwhile.


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How do I contact FMCA.com?

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What is the FMCA.com Sign In?

Much of FMCA.com is accessible to all visitors and will not require a username and password to access. Certain pages and features are available only to FMCA members and FMC magazine subscribers, and Sign In is required. If you are not a member or subscriber, please visit our Join FMCA section for additional membership information.


Why should I create an FMCA.com Sign In account?

FMCA members who register on FMCA.com can:

  • Renew or update your FMCA membership online.
  • Participate in the FMCA.com community: forums, blogs, photos – all centered on the motorhome lifestyle.
  • Get complete access to the Web version and digital edition of Family Motor Coaching magazine — current and previous issues. (Subscribers have access, too.)
  • Access the online FMCA Member Directory.
  • View and download membership forms and documents.
  • View and download FMCA governance reports and documents.
  • Privacy and security: FMCA.com keeps your personal information confidential. Your privacy is essential, so we use proven technology to protect your personal information.

Nonmembers and non-subscribers who register can also participate in the FMCA.com Community – post messages, create blogs, upload photos, and more.


How do I create a new Sign In account?

Click the Create new account link near the top right of any FMCA.com page. This process will prompt you to choose a unique username and password, which you will use every time that you sign in to the site. When creating a new account, you’ll need your:

  • membership number or subscriber number
  • membership expiration date
  • your postal zip code

Note: Your username will also be the "display name" that you see when you are signed in. Your display name also appears on your forum, blog and photo posts.


How do I Sign In?

To view members/subscribers-only content, sign in by entering your username and your password in the boxes on the right side of FMCA.com Web pages. Before signing in for the first time, you must create a new online account, or register.


What if I forget my password or username?

If you have forgotten your password or username, you can reset it through the site by following these steps:

1. On the home page, click on the "Forgot Password?" or “Forgot username?” links.
2. Enter your e-mail address on the resulting form (please note this will only work if FMCA has your e-mail address on file) and press the Submit button.
3. Watch your inbox for the e-mail that our site sends to you. The e-mail will contain your password or username.

The above process assumes that your current e-mail address is the same one that you recorded with FMCA when you created your account. If your e-mail address has changed, you will need to call our Membership Services department at (800) 543-3622 to make this change in our records.

If you forget your username AND your password, contact

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I'm having trouble Signing In. What should I do?

When signing in, make sure to spell your username and password exactly the same as when you registered.

If you forgot your username or password, see the FAQ above. If you forgot your username AND password, contact

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for assistance. If you had an account on FMCA.com’s old site and your username included a space or an ampersand, you must create a new account on FMCA.com’s redesigned site. For all other Sign In problems, e-mail
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Should I Sign Out?

If you are sharing a computer or accessing FMCA.com from a public computer, you should always sign out after you complete your session. Simply click "Sign Out" near the top right of an FMCA.com page.


How do I change my Sign In account information?

Once signed in, click “Update my account information” under the SIGN OUT button near the top right of the page. You can change your e-mail address and your password, but not your username. Scroll down to update your membership information – name, address, phone number, coach type.


Do I need to Sign In to view the photos, forums and blogs in the FMCA.com Community?

No. The photos, forums and blogs are available to all site visitors. But to upload images, post messages and create blogs, you must have an online account and be signed in. We encourage ALL motorhome enthusiasts to participate in the FMCA.com Community.


Does FMCA share my personal information with outside parties?

No. FMCA will not sell or release your private membership information to any outside company or organization. Members are occasionally sent mail that pertains to FMCA-approved benefits or programs. Please read our Privacy Policy/Terms of Use for more information.


How can I best find what I'm looking for at FMCA.com?

FMCA.com is organized into seven major sections:

1. Motorhoming — motorhomes, RV basics, towing, rights/advocacy and more
2. Join FMCA — membership benefits, how to join, member stories and profiles
3. FMC magazine — articles, columns and features from FMCA’s official publication
4. Community — forums, photos, travel blogs posted by motorhome owners
5. Conventions — event dates, registration, activities, FAQs
6. Chapters/Areas – FMCA chapter lists, chapters search, chapter spotlight and more
7. Members — Member directory, membership FAQs, forms, documents and manage your membership
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Search FMCA.com: If you can’t find what you want using FMCA.com’s navigation links, try the Search function that appears at the top right of FMCA.com Web pages. Enter a keyword, and the site will display your search results in order of likely relevance. Note: A search on FMCA.com will not turn up results from the www.FMCmagazine.com site or the FMCA.com Community/Forums. The magazine site has its own Search, and other online search engines will produce results for our Community/Forums.


How do I find specific articles from back issues of FMC magazine online?

You can view the contents of specific issues dating back to 2002. Go to the FMC magazine site, www.fmcmagazine.com, and select the Back issues drop-down menu. Or, to find specific articles, enter a key word or phrase in the “Search magazine” text area. For more information about FMC back issues, send an e-mail to

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Can I reprint articles from your site?

Not without written permission. Copyright restrictions apply. See the "Use of materials" section of our Privacy Policy/Terms of Use. You are free to link to FMCA.com.


Can I submit an article for publication on FMCA.com?

Sure. We are always looking for articles that are interesting and informative to motorhome owners. Just make sure the article is well-written and not an advertisement disguised as an article. Send it to

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or contact the Web editor in advance if you have questions.


A link on the site doesn't seem to work. Why?

FMCA.com contains thousands of links to other FMCA.com pages and other Web sites, including those of FMCA chapters. The Web is constantly changing, and we do our best to ensure all links are active and updated. Please report inaccurate or broken links to

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I would like to include a link to FMCA.com on my (or my organization's) Web site. Do you have any guidelines?

We appreciate the traffic we get from outside sites. The address of Family Motor Coach Association's official Web site is www.fmca.com. Links to FMCA.com must not create the false appearance that your Web site and/or organization is sponsored by, endorsed by, affiliated and/or associated with FMCA -- unless you are an official FMCA chapter or area association. Refer to the Links heading under the "Use of materials" section of our Privacy Policy/Terms of Use.


How do I submit articles and ideas for FMCA.com content?

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When making a credit card transaction, will my personal information be protected?

FMCA.com accepts MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover cards as forms of payment. All transactions at FMCA.com are protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to maintain the safety and privacy of your information. SSL is the industry standard and the most effective way to conduct secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. Whenever you see a URL that begins with http://, you are using SSL.


Does FMCA.com have a member directory online?

Yes, FMCA.com has a Member Directory. Enter information such as membership number, name, city, state, zip code, and/or coach make, and FMCA's database will turn up matching members. Specify Stoppin' Spots criteria to find those who have volunteered to assist fellow members in their travels. You must be a member to access the directory.


How can I obtain information about advertising on FMCA.com?

For all advertising opportunities -- online as well as print -- with the Family Motor Coach Association, visit FMCA.com’s Advertising section.


Is there a shortcut to return to the FMCA.com home page (www.fmca.com)?

Yes, Return to the FMCA.com Home Page at any time by clicking on the FMCA logo at the top left of each page. You can also return to the last page viewed by clicking on your browser's “Back” button.


What Web browser is best for viewing FMCA.com?

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How can I subscribe to FMCA's eNewsletter?

FMCA's monthly eNewsletter is available to all motorhome enthusiasts, and it's FREE! FMCA members with valid e-mail addresses automatically receive it, unless they have opted not to. If you are not a member, click here to subscribe. If you are an FMCA member who is not receiving it, but would like to, contact

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to provide or update your e-mail address.


How can I read more than just the lead paragraph of an article?

If you click on the headline, it takes you to the full story on FMCA.com or FMCmagazine.com. On many sections, links to "More Articles" are listed at the bottom of the story.


Can I subscribe to FMCA.com content updates?

Yes. To view content as soon as we post it, subscribe to FMCA.com's RSS feed. The new content appears as unread messages in your news reader the moment it appears on FMCA.com. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication.

To subscribe to FMCA.com's RSS feed, click here or the orange RSS feed icon that is under the FMCA logo.


On the FMCA.com Forums, can I subscribe to specific forum topics and discussions?

Yes, you can subscribe to topics and track discussions that interest you. Click here to learn more.


Can I view FMCA.com on my tablet computer, iPhone or another smartphone?

Yes, but the display will vary depending on the device and settings. FMCA offers a free app for mobile devices that run on the iOS and Android operating systems. Watch motorhoming videos, locate campgrounds, get FMCA news, check the RV rally calendar — all on your mobile device. Get FMCA iPhone app. Get FMCA Android app.




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