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Car rentals in Europe: roof boxes?

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Having strapped several boards to one too many dodgy impromptu contraption: do any of the car rentals provide actual ski boxes?
We're looking to land in München or Zurich, rent something, pick up a fellow snowboarder on the way. The usual magnet-on-roof thingies don't really accommodate 5 boards, and packing inside won't work either. A roomy ski box would solve everything.

Any observations?

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Biggest box i've ever encountered that wasn't a custom job could accomodate 4 boards.
Know Avis will hire you a ski/board rack, but don't know about costs and sizes.
Why don't you just rent a van? It'd be cheaper and you can get 3 in the front, 2 in the back on the kit pile - as long as your transfer isn't too long and those in the back don't get car sick.
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cantridepete - certainly I asked. Avis and ilk tend to hand out magnetic contrivances that may hold two pairs of skis, but definitely not boards. (We once jury-rigged a pair of these to secure our bags, but it was a very stressful drive.) Sixt once gave us magnetic thingies and a car with a glass roof.

Richard_Sideways - I've assumed vans top be fairly expensive, but I'll admit I haven't hunted for any van deals.

Anyway, in case anyone else hits this page wondering about the same... now that I've spent a couple of years in Switzerland, I can testify that the place is full of box rentals. They're small companies or individuals unaffiliated with car rentals, so opening hours and convenience for fly-ins may be questionable. The search term is "Dachbox miete", and prices this year (2013) would seem to range from 5 to 15 CHF per day.
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