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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Roof Tents

What are the benefits of tents on top? Do they have any drawbacks? We’ll take a review of the advantages and disadvantages to help you determine if they’re the right choice for you. Check out the some of the answers to commonly asked questions by people looking to purchase the use of one the Roof top tens.

What are the benefits of a tent with a roof?

Mobility is great for an excursion on the road. It’s the perfect way to experience the road when you’re traveling from one location to the next. Place it wherever your car will be. The best option for those who frequently go on weekends, surfers who move from beach to shore, those who love 4x4s and are who wants to experience a bit of excitement and enjoyment.

Simple and fast set up Park and your tent is ready to go within minutes. A further 10 minutes is needed to build the annex, in case you need to.

The comfort of sleeping on an elegant double mattress that is raised above the ground will give you an amazing night’s rest. You can also put your bedding inside the tent once you pack up.

Durable – constructed of stronger durable, longer last waterproof materials (like canvas steel, aluminum tread plate) in comparison to tents for ground, which typically are designed to be lightweight and easy to carry.

Off the ground – just like your own tree home – without flooding or mud and it catches breezes to help cool.

It frees up storage space in the your vehicle. Having the tent placed on top means you can use the space in your car for other equipment.

Security – with the rooftent elevated off the ground, it makes things more difficult for animals and humans.

Cheaper than a RV and enjoy some of the luxury and convenience of an RV while on an affordable budget.

Are there any negative things to be considered?

It’s not possible to drive to the nearest shop in the event that the tent is already in place. If you’re planning to stay in one location for an extended period, that’s not ideal. Bring your bicycle.

The tent must be put on and off of the roof A tent weighs around 60kg. It will take two strong individuals to lift it on and off. I keep mine on my vehicle for the entire camping season.

Road handling can affect the center of gravity of your vehicle, and also the efficiency of your fuel but not too much.

The size of the tent could make certain parts difficult to access . I have a small folding chair in my bag.

Costs higher – more expensive than an open-air tent.

What’s the decision?

The advantages far outweigh any negatives. The fact that I have one is a bonus I’m of the opinion. We’ve had a number of planned excursions and unexpected camping trips when the sun was shining. A roof-top tent will allow you to enjoy an array of exciting opportunities. Our feedback from customers has been “Absolutely amused!’ on the summer.

If you’re not certain about a roof-top tent get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to provide any information or guidance you’ll need.