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Vango Joro Air 450 tent review


OUR VERDICT As campers, we welcome Vango’s new Earth collection of eco-friendly tents. Not only is doing good, but it’s a fab little touring tent, too.

PRICE £650


Key features of the Vango Joro Air 450

  • Made from recycled plastic
  • King-sized bedrooms with Nightfall dark fabric
  • Villa Construction-style increases floorspace
  • Large front awning
  • Quick to pitch inflatable poles

Who’s the Vango Joro Air 450 for?

Families and couples who care strongly about the environment

What’s the Vango Joro Air 450 like?

The awful images of dumped rubbish and abandoned tents and camping equipment strewn across UK beauty spots after the first lockdown in 2020 brought undeserved criticism of campers. We all know that the vast majority of us are responsible and care for the countryside we love so much. But even though it was nothing to do with us, it is a reminder that we can always do more for the environment and, as individuals, one way of doing that is thinking about the products we use and how they impact on the planet.

Unfortunately, as Kermit the frog once sang, it’s not easy being green. But it helps when manufacturers like Vango take the issue seriously. The new Vango Joro Air 450 is an inflatable AirBeam tent within the new Earth Collection, which uses Sentinel Eco fabric, made from recycled plastics.

Single use plastic is collected, sorted, washed and crushed before being turned into pellets and spun into thread.

Leaving its eco-friendly credentials to one side, the Joro is actually a very good weekend tent in its own right. The integrated front awning, which can be left open or fully enclosed, makes an ideal kitchen are and the Villa Construction maximises the height and usable floorspace within the living area. The Nightfall bedrooms, have darkened material designed to reduce early morning light.

The Earth Collection also includes sleeping bags, chairs and rucksacks, all made using the specially-developed eco-friendly fabric.

What’s good about the Vango Joro Air 450?

The eco-friendly material; Spacious living area; Useful front porch; Large bedrooms

More information about the Vango Joro Air 450

Berths 4
Packed weight 19.6kg
Packed size 80 x 43 x 43cm
Pitching time 15 mins
Style Tunnel
Materials Outer Recycled polyester   Poles Air
Waterproof (hydrostatic head) 3,000mm
Height 600cm
Width 300cm
Length 205cm
Year 2021