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Frequently Asked Questions Around Roof Tent Boxes

Before you purchase a roof top tent, you need to make sure it’s worth the cost isn’t it?

I’m sure I did. I wanted to make certain it would be worth the effort before I parted of my hard-earned dollars.

With this crucial concern with in your mind, the following section is designed to assist you in focusing your thoughts and help you think about topics like your anticipated usage, how much you will need to spend for a tent you’d like, how many people can sleep in it, where you can put it, and the benefits of tents with roofs.

When you consider all of these questions, we hope you’ll consider it worth it to own an outdoor tent.

Q. Do you think a tent with a roof is worth the cost?

A. Let’s face it: roof top tents are priced at only a few bucks. They’re more expensive than a regular ground tent, however they’re less expensive than a camping vehicle or motorhome, and offer similar levels of comfort thanks to the large mattress that is inside.

If a rooftop tent is worth it is a matter of opinion as an individual’s price may be other person’s price. To compare the cost of a ground tent with an roof top tent, we’ve compiled this list of suggestions in answering the query is the roof top tent worth it?

Q. The amount you’d like to spend as well as expected use:

A. A basic tent made of hard shells will cost around EUR1500 and if you upgrade it to protection from the elements and add accessories such as a batteries and solar panels for approximately EUR2000 and even more. In reality, to invest that much money for a tent, it is best you’d use it regularly or you love camping so much, yet hate ground tents that it makes lots of sense to get one. If you’re a casual three times a year camper , it could be better to invest around a hundred dollars for a tent on the ground and purchase the best quality.

However certain of our customers have larger pockets and would not want to spend EUR2k on a tent roof that they only use a handful of times throughout the year. These people appreciate the ease of use, comfort and ease of putting up and taking down convenience that this product offers. It is important to identify what customer segment you are a part of and then choose your product accordingly.

Personally, I camp around five times per year. I wouldn’t ever go back to the ground tent I’m not saying that, but it’s my opinion. I don’t make lots of money, and I saved up for a significant amount of time to purchase the first top-of-the-line tent.

Q. What kind of camping do you would like to experience:

A. If you enjoy trekking through forests or across mountain ranges , a roof-top tent is not ideal for you because your options are limited by the capabilities of your vehicle as well as the flat terrain that you can to camp and sleep in a comfortable , flat location.
But, if you primarily utilize campsites, and you might want to extend your pitching and sleeping options in order to be able to pitch flat pitches adjacent to forests, beaches, lakes and the country side, an open-air tent with a roof is something you should consider. Choose a tent equipped with a solar panel as well as a battery pack, and you’ll not have to be close to a camping area since you’ll be able to utilize the lights and charge any gadgets that you bring along.

Q. Your car type is:

A. If you own the convertible type of vehicle or motorbike it is obvious that you can’t install a roof tent onto the same vehicles. Certain vehicles are not suitable for these tents since they’re heavy and bulky that require roof bar or roof racks to be installed first. If you’re unsure whether your vehicle, van, or SUV is suitable , and are considering purchasing a car tent take a look at our FAQ page for information about roof load limitations and the best way to determine which vehicle is best suited. If you’re still not sure contact us.

Q. What’s the point of a roof tent box?

A. The two main functions of the roof top tent is to provide the user with more convenience and comfort.

1. The extra comfort is derived by sleeping on a good mattress, not on the uneven ground. You can also sleep in a level position after your car is parked on a level ground.

2. The convenience increases in the process of setting-up and taking down, which is easy and quick when using roof tents. With the pop-up roof tent once the clips are removed the tent will then be able to move in a manner that is assisted by hydraulics positioned in the corners. Once you’ve done using the tent, it is easy to close the clips and tent which means you’ll be ready to go within a matter of two minutes.

Q. How many people can stay in a tent on top of a roof?

A. It is based upon the dimensions of the tent that you purchased. A typical size roof tent should measure approximately. 130cm wide and allows two adults to be able to sleep comfortably. The larger clamshell or pop-up rooftop tents measure around 140cm. This is nearly the width of a queen-sized double bed. Two adults and a child could comfortably fit into this dimension.

Larger sleeping areas are offered with fold-out rooftop tents with enough space for five people is possible. There is the option to join an annex that is waterproof to the sides of some tents that fold out, these annexes offer additional living space, where things can be stored. Alternatively, additional camp beds can be built to sleep.

Q. Is it possible to use one for the floor?

A. Yes you can put up an over-the-top tent with a roof on the ground, but why would you do that? This isn’t serving its objective.

What’s the function of the rooftop top tent? Roof tents were developed for use as a top-of-the-line vehicle and hence the name. The concept behind it is to gain the benefits of sleeping up high.

What are the advantages or benefits of sleeping up a hill? There are many benefits, but being at a higher elevation can mean you’ll be more comfortable, cooler and less susceptible to threats by insects, animals floods, thieves, and other creatures. Additionally, modern rooftop tents are easy to set up and tear-downs early in the morning, typically less than an hour. This is the primary benefit for campers of today.

If you are sleeping outside it is best to do it from a higher point.

There is a way to put up a tent for the roof in a manner that the space adjacent to the vehicle can be used as well. When we say usable is a reference to fully waterproof and covered. Are you interested in this?

It is possible to have a hybrid fold-out roof top tent that has an annex on the side that is attached from the sides from the primary tent and is able to touch the ground. This annex is able to provide you with a fully covered, water-proof area on the rear of your vehicle. It is attached directly to your main tent. This makes roof top tents are able to be utilized on the ground.