Are you searching for reasons why you should buy a car roof box and you just can’t make your mind up?
I get you.
It’s like most things in life, we spend a lot of time researching and not much time acting – we should just sometimes go with our gut feeling.
In this blog post I’ll give you some top reasons why buying a car roof box is a great idea!
1: Extra Storage Space When You Need It
Car roof boxes come in all shapes and sizes and they all have one thing in common.
They attach to your car’s roof meaning you don’t have to store a lot of luggage on the inside of the car.
This will mean your car’s interior can be clutter-free – well, almost clutter-free, you’re likely to still have a lot of luggage.
A car roof box will come in sizes of a few cubic feet up-to many cubic feet, making them convenient for your next camping trip or getaway to the ski slopes.
2: Car Roof Boxes Are Durable – Excellent Investment
Another reason why a car roof box is great falls down to the durability of the roof box.
Some roof boxes or DIY ones aren’t made of great quality, but if you buy one from a trusted online store or camping site, you should be getting a great quality product.
Roof boxes are usually made from a UV protected material meaning in the sunlight they’ll keep the contents of your roof box nice and protected.
This also applies to some of the budget roof boxes as well, and by budget roof boxes I mean under £150.
You can be assured that this will be an excellent investment.
3: They’re Safer – Usually!
So you’re packing to go on some road trip and you want to take along some more expensive items.
This is fine, you see, a potential car thief wouldn’t necessarily think that you’re going to be storing valuables inside of your car roof box.
He or she will assume that you’ve got no more than a few sleeping tents or fold up chairs
So unless the potential car thief wants to also go on a camping holiday, I suspect he’ll just try to find the valuable items within the car…
And they won’t be there so he’ll give up and move on to another vehicle.
However, like most things related to cars, I wouldn’t advise storing anything valuable in a car roof box, even if you are able to – even if the roof box has got a locking mechanism.
4: Car Roof Boxes Are Perfect For Sporting Activities
Do you love your sports?
Maybe you’re a golf player, or like to ride mountain bikes in certain areas, you likely have equipment that you need to transport to and from these areas.
You’ll have your bike attached to your car, all of your gear on the inside of your car plus everything you need for the time that you’re away.
That’s a lot.
A car roof box will solve these issues by allowing you to focus more on the sporting event and/or activity.
5: Do You Have A Mobile Lifestyle?
If you have a mobile lifestyle, chances are, you’re carrying a lot of equipment and luggage around with you and need somewhere else to store this.
A car roof box is the best product in order to achieve this.
From musicians that carry a lot of musical equipment, mobile DJs, or a mountain climber, a roof box will fit into everyone’s lifestyle – even yours.
Not only can you buy a car roof box, you can also purchase a rooftop bag or roof carrier, which are very similar items but are just a different style.
A rooftop bag might be a better option if you’ve got a lot of bulky luggage as a bag will wrap around whatever is inside.
A carrier could be suited to those who have larger, bulky items that need to be strapped down.