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Halfords Family tent pack, Was £199.99, Was £99.99, NOW £79.99 ENDS MONDAY!!!!

nufcashnufcash

Hi, just popped into halfords and they have a weekend special on the family tent pack!

Was £199.99, Was £99.99, NOW £79.99

Features & benefits

4 person double skin tent
Outer tent is made from 185T polyester
PU coating
Seam taped with protecting system
Inner tent has breathable polyester
2 separate bedrooms
Walk-in height
4 x sleeping bags
2 x double airbeds
2 x camping lights
Easy to assemble
Approximate pitch time 25 minutes
1500mm hydrostatic head
Contents when bought separately worth £197.91

Delivery is £6.99 from the website or free collection in store!

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    nufcash
    Cheap just for the tent, but with all the extra's that you get, 4 sleeping bags, 2 double airbeds, and 2 camping lights, this is a bargain!!!
    curtlyb
    nufcash
    Cheap just for the tent.............
    .

    uumm, with a 1500mm hydrostatic head, probably not.
    Don't expect too much from the tent but it will do most people for a 'good weather' weekend in the UK

    As a whole package for the odd family night under canvas it's a bargain !!!
    conanw
    we bought it when it was £100 - it all comes packaged in a wheelie bad with extendable handle. Good value although heavy
    smillie-world
    curtlyb
    .

    uumm, with a 1500mm hydrostatic head, probably not.
    Don't expect too much from the tent...


    Totally agree.
    gadget1974
    If you are thinking of getting this.......don't.

    We bought it at 90GBPas did my sister, took them camping last weekend and got some rain on the Monday, our tent leaked through multiple seams, and my sisters didn't appear to have been waterproofed at all on one side.

    The tents were pegged correctly and no part of the inner tents were touching the outer sides of the tent.

    In addition, of the 4 airbeds we had between us, 3 of them went flat within 24 hours of inflation and the lanterns are in fact only abount 5 inches tall!

    Read the feedback on the halfords site, the variation in quality on these tents is awful. Plus, it looks like Halfords don't want to hear about complaints on this item.

    We will be asking for a refund when we get back home
    curtlyb
    gadget1974
    If you are thinking of getting this.......don't.

    We bought it at 90GBPas did my sister, took them camping last weekend and got some rain on the Monday, our tent leaked through multiple seams, and my sisters didn't appear to have been waterproofed at all on one side.

    The tents were pegged correctly and no part of the inner tents were touching the outer sides of the tent.

    In addition, of the 4 airbeds we had between us, 3 of them went flat within 24 hours of inflation and the lanterns are in fact only abount 5 inches tall!

    Read the feedback on the halfords site, the variation in quality on these tents is awful. Plus, it looks like Halfords don't want to hear about complaints on this item.

    We will be asking for a refund when we get back home


    Sorry to hear that, it's that sort of experience that puts people off camping full stop. :oops::oops:

    Hopefully this will make people a bit wary, at this time of year you can get excellent £200 tents for less than £100 so they would be the better deal in the long run.
    rozza38
    We are looking for a family tent at the moment but won't be geting this! Any other recommendations for us. We have 2 boys, 1 is 3yrs the other 1yr
    sbh
    sbh5 years, 8 months ago #8Show comment tools Reply
    quite agree. Whilst this is cheap, its cheap because its not very good. Therfore not really a bargain!
    bradmca
    if it don't work, don't buy it. cold.
    rail massive
    Fat Bird
    curtlyb
    Sorry to hear that, it's that sort of experience that puts people off camping full stop. :oops::oops:

    Hopefully this will make people a bit wary, at this time of year you can get excellent £200 tents for less than £100 so they would be the better deal in the long run.


    Don't suppose you could point me in the direction of one? I've always used my parents canvas family tent (one of those big orange and blue ones) that we used to go on family holidays during the 70's, it's looking a bit tatty now though and I wouldn't mind replacing it with something of equivalent quality.
    curtlyb
    Fat Bird
    Don't suppose you could point me in the direction of one? I've always used my parents canvas family tent (one of those big orange and blue ones) that we used to go on family holidays during the 70's, it's looking a bit tatty now though and I wouldn't mind replacing it with something of equivalent quality.


    Have a read for general ideas here
    An excellent site is Ukcampsite here
    or maybe here

    You're obviously looking at getting a bargain, after august is a great time for doing that at the main big shops ie Tesco, Argos etc etc. The more specialist camping shops tend to offer better offers after xmas when they need room for the 2009 models (normally just colour changes).

    Gelert, Coleman, Vango, Lichfield etc etc etc

    Tents have come on a long way since the canvas with thick aluminium poles (nothing really wrong with them), nearly all have fibre glass rods and are igloo style for under 8 man.

    Just watch out for the Hydrostatic figure (how water resistant the material is), i'd look for nothing less than 3000mm !!!!, which could be one reason why the 1500mm halfords model wasn't up to the job !!!!.
    3000mm will do you fine in the UK

    We've a Vango Diablo 600, (6 man) but is great for the four of us (ie look for three man sleeping areas for comfortable room for two of you), it takes nearly an hour to fully pitch, peg out & sort all the gear out etc etc and is therefore a tent for a long weekend but better for a weeks holiday. Just bought a Gelert Twister 5 which is one of the largest 'pop-up' tents you can get and it's fab for weekend camping, it is pegged out in literally 5 minutes, 15 to put away and is fabulous for just chucking in the car and going !!!!! got it for £69 from £150 (with a staff discount although it can be got for arounfd £100) at Woolies see here
    and we're really impressed with it although it is a one room tent but is over 5m x 3.5m in size and weighs on 8kg !!!!
    Fat Bird
    Fat Bird
    Don't suppose you could point me in the direction of one? I've always used my parents canvas family tent (one of those big orange and blue ones) that we used to go on family holidays during the 70's, it's looking a bit tatty now though and I wouldn't mind replacing it with something of equivalent quality.


    S'alright, I realised I was being lazy, I've found a Vango for £90 (rrp £130) which fits the bill nicely.
    curtlyb
    Fat Bird
    S'alright, I realised I was being lazy, I've found a Vango for £90 (rrp £130) which fits the bill nicely.


    You won't go far wrong with Vango and they offer good customer service a lifetime guarantees on a lot of components

    Enjoy :thumbsup:
    curtlyb
    rail massive


    Probably avoid, separate groundsheet and, again, a 1200mm hydrostatic head probably isn't enough for a bad british weekend, stick to a named brand (see post above) and 3000mm as a rule of thumb .............
    or buy it and pick a dry weekend :roll:
    wombat6025
    Freezing COLD deal...

    gadget1974
    If you are thinking of getting this.......don't.

    We bought it at 90GBPas did my sister, took them camping last weekend and got some rain on the Monday, our tent leaked through multiple seams, and my sisters didn't appear to have been waterproofed at all on one side.

    The tents were pegged correctly and no part of the inner tents were touching the outer sides of the tent.

    In addition, of the 4 airbeds we had between us, 3 of them went flat within 24 hours of inflation and the lanterns are in fact only abount 5 inches tall!

    Read the feedback on the halfords site, the variation in quality on these tents is awful. Plus, it looks like Halfords don't want to hear about complaints on this item.

    We will be asking for a refund when we get back home
    rail massive
    curtlyb
    Probably avoid, separate groundsheet and, again, a 1200mm hydrostatic head probably isn't enough for a bad british weekend, stick to a named brand (see post above) and 3000mm as a rule of thumb .............
    or buy it and pick a dry weekend :roll:


    yeah, to be honest, i wont go camping unless it was nice weather anyway :thumbsup:

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