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airbed or foam block or something else for camping and for guests?

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mousymouse Thu 06-Jan-11 14:57:36

our airbeds, simple ones with electric pump, are nearing their end of life.
we use(d) them for camping and as guest beds.
what should I get as replacement? are those australian ready beds (what are they called) any good?
the flat is small, so storage is an issue...

prettyone Thu 06-Jan-11 23:13:02

Have you looked at the self inflating mats. They are very good. You undo the valve and they inflate themselves. You just need to blow a little extra air in if you want to. Deflating is a bit more tricky, you roll them up squeezing the air out as you go. Would recommend. I think we got ours from Oswald Bailey camping shop.We got the cheapest, double and 3 singles and and they were fine.

SnowyGonzalez Thu 06-Jan-11 23:17:02

We bought a ReadyBed online. Double bed cost £40 in sale, includes built-in bedding. Inflates and deflates really easily with battery-op pump. Was an excellent buy. I think they do fairly regular sales if you buy direct from them.

mousymouse Fri 07-Jan-11 09:00:20

we have those self inflating mats, but I cannot put my parents up on these. they would leave my house after one night. or maybe thats a good idea wink

FourArms Sat 08-Jan-11 09:13:46

We have triple height airbeds which I think would be more acceptable to visitors? Similar to this one

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