If you’ve got a tent that’s perfect for your holiday, you’ll need to take a look at the competition.
Photo: Supplied It’s a good idea to think about the type of tent you want to put up with for a while, says Michael Gorman, chief executive of the Outdoor Industry Association.
”You want to make sure that it’s something you can comfortably get up and go about your day.”
You want a tent to be durable and strong, to be easy to assemble, to have the right design features, so that when you go out you can get to sleep with a comfortable night’s sleep and have plenty of space to move around, and you can also have a good night’s rest, because you’ll have that extra energy if you’re outdoors.”
When you have a tent, you want the best design features you can afford.”
You can also look for a tent with a lot of vents and vents on the sides so that it can vent air when it rains, he says.
And there’s plenty of room for extra seating to get you into the mood.
”A tent with lots of vents is also a good tent, because when you’re standing up, you can see the view of the world, which is a really good feeling,” Mr Gorman says.
If you’re buying a tent for a family of five, it’s also important to look for something with a big drawcord, like a tent in the middle of a backyard or with plenty of headroom, so it can sleep comfortably when you get there.
”The most important thing is that you look at your price range,” he says, adding that you should also check for a lower price if you are on a budget.
”If it’s a tent you can easily build yourself, then you’ll be happy.
If it’s more expensive, you’re going to have to think really hard about whether that’s worth the money.”
It’s worth looking at the tent’s features first, before you even consider what type of hammock it will provide, says Ms Kasten.
”Make sure it’s well-made, you know what you’re getting into, and that it has a good fit for you.”
For outdoor lovers looking for a camping experience with a tent on offer, Mr Grolson recommends the Bamboo Tent by Marvell.
”This tent has a fantastic, comfortable feel and it’s got a lot to offer in terms of the design and the design features.”
It comes in two different sizes, the B2 and B3, with the smaller tent offering more space and better ventilation than the larger tent.
The tent has four vents, which are located on the front of the tent and can be used for ventilation, a light and a small flame.”
It has a very large drawcords for a hammock, so there’s lots of headspace for the person sitting next to you,” Mr Kastens says.
You can also hook up the tent to the wall, or you can use the tent as a sleeping pad.
The downside to a tent is that it will probably weigh more than the size of a standard tent.
But if you’ve already made the commitment to be a camping bum, you might as well stick with a good camping tent, Ms Kosten says.