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6 ways to boost your car’s storage for a driving holiday

You’ll have plenty of space to create a home from home wherever you are thanks to eBay’s range of parts and accessories

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  • Someone placing a bicycle on a bike carrier on top of a car

    There are many reasons why you might find a proper staycation more appealing than a flight abroad. For starters, it’s usually a great deal cheaper and you don’t have to deal with any tiresome airport admin – you just load up and go. But if you still need convincing, how about the ability to take every essential and luxury item you might want to use on holiday, without having to worry about an airline’s draconian weight limits and luggage restrictions?

    That being said, if you’re fitting a large family or group of friends into one vehicle, the boot can fill up quickly. Thank heavens then for eBay’s huge range of car parts and accessories. You’ll find plenty of options to maximise your car’s storage space, so wherever the road takes you, you’ll have enough room for push chairs, tents, barbecues, leisure equipment and everything else you need to make it a road trip to remember.

    From roof boxes to bike racks, here are six ways you can equip your car for maximum fun with minimal effort thanks to eBay.

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  • Two roof boxes on cars

    There are sleek roof boxes from a number of world-class brands on eBay, including Thule, Maypole and the VonHaus model in the link below. These solutions will give you plenty of room and can withstand even the toughest elements, while this model’s aerodynamic design should reduce the impact of extra drag.

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  • Roof box on a car

    If you want to boost your roof storage on a tighter budget, you’re in luck. Check out the fine choice of waterproof roof storage bags for under £300 – and they have north of 500L worth of capacity. That’s five giant suitcases taken out of your boot!

    Buy now

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  • A man grabbing a bag from a roof rack with a woman and child nearby

    Of course, you’ll get neither a box nor a bag up there without a sturdy set of racks to fasten them to. With the variation in shapes and sizes of cars though, it can be difficult to find the right ones for your make and model, but not with eBay. With its My Garage function, you simply type in your registration and search for the relevant part. You’ll even find components from original manufacturers such as Ford, as seen in the link below.

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  • Three people cycling on a woodland path

    If you’re making the most of the British countryside this summer, you’re probably going to want to take your bike with you. Handily, this HOMCOM rear-mounted bike rack can take up to three bikes. Plus, it adjusts to different tyre types and is much easier to fit than other roof-mounted models. The high-quality taillight also ensures maximum safety on the roads.

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  • A car towing along a horsebox trailer

    If you have a caravan, it’s likely to be amongst your most expensive purchases. So, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got the sturdiest possible tow bar that fits perfectly on your make and model. That’s where eBay’s My Garage feature can help. Simply input your vehicle details and then choose from a wide range of easy-to-fit, strong and tough tow bars for pretty much every type of car at competitive prices. Go on, your caravan will thank you for it.

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  • Two children and a dog in a car

    Maximising your storage doesn’t just have to mean bolting more on. eBay has plenty of nifty solutions to help you make the most of the interior space you’ve already got, such as these back seat-mounted organisers. Store everything from drinks bottles, children’s toys, snacks and even mount tablet screens to help keep your passengers entertained while you do all the hard yards up front.

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    Find more storage solutions on eBay

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