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Where can i by a good pop up gazebo?

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Maudy Sun 22-Jul-07 21:08:41

I'm desperately trying to get a pop up gazebo - one that will fit in the back of my car when folded down?

I bought one from E-bay, it was huge and not waterproofed. I sent it back.

I bought one from Argos. It was huge and i couldnt fit it in my car - an estate! I sent it back.

Somebody please help me. I really want one for camping this summer (summer?!) and cannot send another one back. HELP!

KalunaLoveGood Sun 22-Jul-07 22:44:27

what was wrong withthe blue £80 one from Argos ? It pops up and fits in my car (not an estate)

jenthehen Mon 23-Jul-07 08:32:38

The Telegraph on Saturday was recommending one for about £30 from Woolworths.

flossie64 Mon 23-Jul-07 08:47:23

I got one from B&Q .it is waterproof ,with 2 sides and tall when up , suitable to use with a patio heater.Very cosy

Maudy Mon 23-Jul-07 16:52:32

really Kaluna? Does it just fit in your boot? There is no way i could fit in my Ford Fiesta or my DP's Passat estate. Certainly not with anything (or one) in there as well. it was a fab gazebo but just too big.

KalunaLoveGood Fri 27-Jul-07 13:39:52

Easilt in the boot with one seat dropped forward in Vectra and same in Passat I had last year when purchased. Children have to sit the two seats remaining - but may be a squeeze if you stil need two car seats as well

Defo gets in both cars with seat down

Maudy Mon 30-Jul-07 18:52:33

ahh but i want one that i can just put in the boot without having to put the seats down.

Thanks anyway..

SecondhandRose Mon 30-Jul-07 19:03:43

They are good until the wind gets up. Think I saw them in the Argos or Homebase sale for £14.99

AllyH Tue 31-Jul-07 15:01:33

I've seen this one if you google

abogear tripod shelter

It looks fab and am very tempted myself as you could take it to the beach (& be stared at!!), but would love to see it for real before buying.

If anyone knows if they are any good - let me know please

Maudy Wed 08-Aug-07 15:20:12

that does look pretty groovy but i would also like to see it in action before i bought it. I wonder where they stock them....

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