Kampa Air Awning Inflatable for a Caravan

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Air awnings are all the rage; we have had a Kampa Air Awning ourselves in the past. Of course, not everyone likes them; you could say that “traditionalists” prefer the pole awnings. It’s a very personal choice; the air awnings have the following advantages for me. They are one of the most expensive of caravan accessories

  • Easier to erect
  • Easier to pack away
  • Better in adverse weather conditions
Bestseller No. 1
Kampa Ace AIR Pro 400 ‘Dual Pitch’ roof inflatable caravan awning – 2018 CE7175*
  • Inflatable caravan awning
  • Double-pitch roof system
  • Quick and easy to pitch
  • Large panoramic windows
  • Model 2020
SaleBestseller No. 2
Kampa Trip AIR Driveaway Awning*
  • Great for campers who are always on the go. Lightweight and super easy to put up and down.
  • Includes fully waterproof clip-in groundsheet, two full-height windows with roll down blinds and a large roll-to-side front door.
  • Connecting tunnel has a convenient side door for easy access.
  • Weight 12.51kg, dimensions 180 x 290 cm, height 210cm. Connection height 180-210cm. Pack dimensions 32 x 32 x 72cm.
  • Air inflatable.
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Kampa Cross AIR Driveaway Awning*
  • Lightweight inflatable driveaway awning featuring Kampa’s patented single point inflation technology
  • Cleverly designed front section features large weather canopy and ‘D’ door that can be half or fully rolled back to help protect from wind and rain.
  • Includes clip-in groundsheet, privacy blinds, mesh panels, canopy pole, pegs, pump and carry bag
  • Steep walls provide a spacious living area, whilst minimising the overall footprint – great for small pitches!
  • Weight 17.65kg, assembled dimensions 300 x 300 cm, 210 cm height. Pack dimensions 76 x 35 x 35 cm
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Kampa Rally Pro 390 2019*
  • Double coated Weathershield? Pro fabric
  • Awning front upright poles can be adjusted for uneven ground
  • NEW – Full aluminium frame
  • Seams hot air taped
  • Windows – Crystal Clear for a great view out

Just looking at the short list above, better in adverse weather conditions.. I feel a lot happier with a Kampa air awning on the caravan in high winds. I’m a bit paranoid as I have had a metal pole hit me on the head as well as one damage the side of the caravan. Peg them down well enough and they won’t fly off.

An awning is often termed “divorce in a bag” by witty caravanners. But not so with a Kampa air awning. Well, I think with our awning I can do it pretty much by myself. I also use a Kampa Gale, which is a 12v compressor and pumps the awning up to the required pressure.

Our Kampa Air Awning weighs in at about 25kg’s so it’s still quite heavy. But it’s all in the one bag. There’s no separate bag for poles, which is something you could easily forget. Or at least I could easily forget…

As mentioned earlier, I have had a few mishaps with poled awnings whilst erecting in the wind. I know it is not advisable to do this, however, sometimes you can start out and it’s a calm day, then within 30 minutes, you have near gale force wind blowing around your ankles. You can’t leave an awning halfway up. The wind also makes an air awning troublesome to erect, however, it’s just going to blow around a bit, it’s not going to through heavy poles and you and your caravan.

We’d recommend a Kampa Air Awning over a poled version, especially for beginners.

*Last update on 2024-06-23 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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