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SEAT provides rental roof-boxes for staycationers

SEAT provides rental roof-boxes for staycationers SEAT provides rental roof-boxes for staycationers
SEAT dealers will be able to rent you extra luggage space for your summer holidays.

Staycationing this summer? Well, you'll be needing some more luggage space and thankfully SEAT can help you with that.

Staying at home for the holidays

With everything that's happening right now, if we get any holidays this year then they're going to be at home. Bellmullet instead of Barcelona. Fermoy, not Faro. Clonmel standing in for Cancun. Whatever your choice of staycation location, you're almost certainly going to be needing more luggage space. Once you've crammed the kids, the dog, and the cat into your car you'll probably soon find that there's not as much space for bags.

Roof boxes for rent

Thankfully, SEAT has a solution for you in the shape of rental roof boxes. All of SEAT's 23-strong dealer network will this summer be able to rent you a roof-box and roof rails, and fit it to your SEAT. A qualified SEAT technician will fit the roof box in under half an hour while the customer waits. This service is available to SEAT customers and the roof box can be fitted on all SEAT models.

The roof box being offered adds an extra 460 litres of luggage space (that's more than the boot on a Leon hatchback) and can be opened from both sides. It also comes with a three-point central locking system for security.

A fraction of the price

Speaking about the new service, John Cunningham, Head of Aftersales at SEAT Ireland said: "Roof boxes are often used once or twice a year for staycations and difficult to store, so we've come up with a great solution for our customers to avail of a rental service. As well as offering fantastic value for money, the service will provide SEAT customers, travelling at home or abroad, with installation as part of the rental. At SEAT, we're constantly thinking about our customer needs and how we can create mobility solutions for them, and we're delighted to be able to provide this new service across our retailer network

"The purpose of the campaign is to make our customers staycations in Ireland more affordable and as an example, the SEAT Tarraco roof box and bars normally retail at €1,087 but are now available to rent for a fraction of the price."

Published on July 12, 2020
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