5.5 hour drive coming up and I am bringing 4 rods and reels with me. I used to just use velcro straps and gently place them on top of my other crap, but we've got 3 guys and all their gear in the car this time and I'm starting to get up there in investment of my gear. I don't want to break a $150 reel or $50 rod needlessly. I also don't want to spend $100 on a travelling case. What do you all use to protect your gear?