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Roof top tent pros and cons

What are the benefits of tents on top? Do they have any drawbacks? Let’s 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 frequently asked questions from people who are considering buying a rooftent.

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 for those who are moving from one location to the next. Install wherever your vehicle is able to be. A great option for people who regularly go out on weekends, surfers who move from beach to beach people who are into 4x4s, and anyone seeking a little excitement and enjoyment.

Easy and quick set-up You can park your vehicle and the tent is ready to go within minutes. A further 10 minutes is needed to build the annex, should you require.

The comfort of sleeping on an elegant double mattress that is raised above the ground will give you the best night’s sleep. Make sure to put your bedding away in the tent once you pack up.

Durable – made from tougher more durable and long durable waterproof materials (like canvas steel, tread plates made of aluminum) in comparison to ground tents that typically concentrate on being lightweight and portable.

Off ground – similar to your own tree home – without flooding or mud It also catches breezes for air circulation.

It frees up storage space in the your vehicle. Having the tent up on the roof means that you’ll have more room in your vehicle to store other equipment.

Security – off the ground can make things more difficult for animals and.

Cheaper than an RV – experience some of the luxury and convenience of an RV while on an affordable budget.

Are there negative aspects to consider?

It’s not possible to drive to get groceries when the tent is in place. If you’re planning to camp in one location for a long period of time, it’s not the best option. Bring your bicycle.

It’s a matter of getting the tent up or off its roof A tent weighs around 60kg, so it will need two capable people to lift it up and off. I keep mine on my vehicle for the entire camping season.

The road handling affects the center of gravity of your vehicle as well as fuel efficiency but not too much.

The high-height of the tent can 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 conclusion?

The benefits far outweigh the negatives. The fact that I have one is a bonus is my personal opinion. We’ve had a number of planned excursions and unexpected night trips after the sun is shining. A roof-top tent will let you enjoy an array of exciting experiences. Our feedback from customers has been “Absolutely amused!’ on the summer.

If you’re not certain about a roof-top tent please contact us. We’ll be happy to provide any information or suggestions you’ll need.

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