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WhinGin Tue 09-Jun-15 22:01:55

Anyone have a Vango Beta? would you recommend it? or something else a similar size? I am looking at either the 450 or 550 as there is me and 2 growing DC, edging towards the 550 as that is standing height inside. I want to upgrade our tent as the one we have isn't great quality (but we were given it, it doesn't owe us anything) but I don't want to spend a fortune as we only get chance to camp a few times a year max sad (kids with xH every other weekend, weather, and we spend all of August abroad at my parents house) It needs to be something I can put up by myself with a bit of help from the DC and pack up fairly small.

Blu Thu 18-Jun-15 21:31:34

They look really good value.
Definitely get the 550XL for the head room.
It looks really easy to put up, you will be able to do it on your own - and Vango are god tents, it has the 'tension band' system that makes them sturdy and good in wind.

Hestheone Thu 18-Jun-15 21:38:11

My 450 is great,except for the headroom like you said,but I haven't used it for long enough yet for that to be an issue,tension band system is great,my tent hardly moved in high winds where my sisters almost collapsed

puffylovett Sun 21-Jun-15 22:31:54

I have a vango Icarus, which looks similar, and we love it. We invested in a footprint and carpet which makes it so cosy

FrozenAteMyDaughter Mon 22-Jun-15 09:25:16

I don't know about the quality of their tents but you might want to take a look aldi special buys on Thursday 25 June. They have a 5 man tent going then. I can't link for some reason. Sorry.

TheoriginalLEM Mon 22-Jun-15 09:32:04

We have a vango Avington 600 and ut is fantastic. We paid £300 for it including the footprint. Didn't bother with the carpet but might get one at a later date.

if anything it was a bit bigger than we needed as there is just 3 of us. Saying that it was good to be able to spread out our stuff.

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