Inflatable tents, sometimes called air tents, are a fairly new innovation and are becoming increasingly popular. The traditional tent poles, made of fibreglass or steel, are replaced by inflatable beams that are filled full of air using an electric pump, making them rigid like a normal tent pole.
There are many advantages to inflatable tents, but perhaps the most impressive is the fact that they are so easy and quick to pitch. There is a wide range of different models on the market, including some that are totally inflatable and others that are similar in design to traditional tents but have inflatable poles rather than steel or fibreglass ones. The pros and cons of this type are discussed below.
Pros of Inflatable Tents
They are quick to set up, often just taking minutes to erect. The inflatable poles provide stability, and this type of tent can often prove to …