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Keycamp tents - help with bedding!

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Gillian76 Wed 05-Jan-05 00:08:55

Hi! We've booked a Keycamp holiday to Lake Garda in July. Just discovered today I can't hire linen in their supertents. We'll be flying so I'm a bit worried about what to take in the way of bedding. Ryanair will allow us 15kg each.

Any experienced Keycampers got any advice?

Also, anything else we should take?

sallystrawberry Wed 05-Jan-05 00:16:28

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Tortington Wed 05-Jan-05 03:20:49

sleeping bags every time

JanH Wed 05-Jan-05 09:55:59

15kg? That's not much!

It will be pretty warm there in July so you wouldn't need a thick bag - the first one on this page weighs 650g, it's a 1-season bag. £30 though - I wonder what Ryanair charge for excess baggage? I would try weighing the linen you would choose to take and find out how much it would cost you to take it along - probably less than £30 a head!

(OTOH this one from Argos is less than £7.50 but it doesn't say how much it weighs.)

mrsflowerpot Wed 05-Jan-05 09:57:50

not sure about keycamp, but eurocamp give you pillows and blankets, so you only need sheets and pillow cases anyway. We went to Lake Garda in June and never took the blankets off the shelf though, it was so hot.

Gillian76 Wed 05-Jan-05 14:49:41

My mum has siggested making sleeping bags from sheeting, like the ones you get in Youth Hostels. Not sure if my sewing skills are up to it! I wonder if you can buy them?

JanH Wed 05-Jan-05 14:56:08

Sleeping bag liners - £7.50 again!

I would have suggested those before but I didn't know if the evenings are cooler in Garda.

lowcalCOD Wed 05-Jan-05 14:56:56

you can hire linen on some sites

Gillian76 Wed 05-Jan-05 15:01:28

Thanks for that JanH. Looks just the job. Apparently Keycamp only hire linen with their mobile homes.

Might stick in a blanket or two just in case!

crunchie Wed 05-Jan-05 15:42:00

Check if they do blankets/pillows. I am sure they do, but can't quite remember. This way the sleeping bag liners are OK

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