The Best Trailer Tents And Folding Campers For 2019
Trailer tents and folding campers offer the freedom of a tent combined with the luxury of a caravan - they are the best of both worlds.
Here is a selecion of the best models on the market now.
Isabella Camp-let Dream
The Isabella Camp-Let Dream is a new model for 2019 designed for novice campers. Created in a new Nordic colour scheme, this is a compact trailer tent that can be erected and packed away again quickly. And you get extra comfort. The awning offers a comfortable indoor climate with ventilation in the sleeping compartments, kitchen and side windows. You can also add extra space with an annexe.
The 2019 Camplair S is a compact and easy trailer tent to erect. The main cabin can be put up single-handed and has two good-size double beds. Between the two double beds is a central trailer with lockers and a cushioned seating area. For quick, overnight stops the cabin can be used on its own with the modern-looking, dome-shaped awning easy to attach for longer stays.
Whether you're a young couple wanting to make the most of your freedom, or an older couple ready to leave hard work behind, the comapct trailer and inflatable tent of the Campmaster Air makes towing stress-free and pitching easy. Campmaster Air is perfect for those who want to get into camping without going completely back to basics.
Air Opus Off Road
This new version of the hugely popular Air Opus folding camper comes on the market mid-2019, and it simply screams out the word “adventure”. It has all-terrain wheels, spring suspension and higher ground clearance, compared to conventional folding campers, making it designed to cope with rough roads. The fabric is 350-gram poly-cotton and the frame has a single inflation point – inflation takes just 90 seconds with the flick of a switch. A pull-out kitchen is an optional extra; a sink and two-burner hob to slide out from under the chassis.
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The Pennine Fiesta provides caravan style luxury at a folding camper price. It has sleeping for four, an eye catching new exterior and tastefully co-ordinated interior furnishings and fittings.
Campooz Lazy Jack
The Lazy Jack is a four-berth trailer tent, one bed is situated over the trailer and accessed by a ladder that is provided. The second bedroom folds out from the awning and also comes complete with mattress. This is detachable so it is also suitable as a two-person tent trailer with a generous living space. The Lazy Jack also comes complete with an awning, the sides of which can be fully removed to make a sun canopy in hot weather. The tent can be completely removed to leave you with a trailer that can be used all year round.
Trigano Trekky Camper
The revolutionary Trekky Camper is a lightweight trailer tent can be easily modified into a useful trailer when you are not using it as your holiday accommodation. Made from heavy duty 400/450g/m2 Polycotton Ripstop material, the Trekky is designed to ensure you’re not only protected from the elements but stay warm at night and a cooler during the hotter days.
Savuti Leisure Trailer Tent
Venter Trailers have been around in South Africa since 1959 and this multi-purpose leisure/off-road trailer and tent offers stability, security and versatility. Packed away inside the trailer is a two-berth tent that goes on the trailer roof with space for another three campers in the awning. Among its features, the Savuti trailer has a deeper body (500mm), four extension support legs, a nose cone for storage and a drop down tailgate. The 14ins wheels are designed for negotiating rougher terrain.
The Safari is a top-of-the-range family trailer tent aimed at a family with two or three children. It is fitted with two large, comfortable bedrooms as standard and is easy to set up. The trailer tent comes with a kitchen unit as standard while the awning has a full zip in groundsheet and can also be extended with an optional sun canopy.
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The ever-popular, top-of-the-range Pennine Pathfinder folding camper is back. The all-new model offers comfortable sleeping for six – and is billed as top of the range luxury; more stylish, practical and comfortable than ever before. It features new, warm, muted colours, breathable Isacryl material, large windows and numerous ventilation options.
The Cabanon Mercury is a good size trailer tent, with a spacious living area and an integral sun canopy with built-in wind breakers. It can sleep up to eight people with the optional under-bed tents. Inside the cabin area there are two double beds which both have a slatted bed base. Headroom inside the cabin is excellent.
Trigano Odyssee Plus
The Trigano Odyssee has a pre-installed frame which means the trailer tent can be fully erected in just 20 minutes, meaning you have more time to relax and enjoy your holiday. The Odyssee is made from durable high-quality cotton and is treated to prevent the material from decay or the formation of mildew.
The lightweight Raclet Solena trailer tent is a "quick erect" style tent with a solid floor area, with no pegging needed for the main sleeping/living area. The hard floor is a secure top for the trailer when packed away. The jockey wheel and spare wheel come as standard. And there are other options available, including awning, sun canopy, annexe, side storage brackets and bike rack fittings.
Trigano Galleon SE
The Trigano Galleon is a family-orientated trailer tent that provides comfort, convenience and ease of use for up to seven. The quick erect cabin can be ready for use in just five-minutes while the new frame, with its curved roof section, is light and easy to erect. The Galleon has cabin roof linings, storage pockets and internal storage lockers and washable zippered seat cushions. It also uses the smallest trailer in the Trigano range and the low, compact body of the trailer makes it easy to tow and store.