Vango Illusion TC 800xl Tent (2018)
Perfect for the seasoned camper, required a polycotton tent, capable of providing ample living space for a large family. The Illusion TC 800xl is a masterpiece, and has been manufactured to the highest standards, with a keen eye for technical details for maximum camping comfort.
The largest polycotton tent in the Vango Airbeam range, the Illusion TC 800xl is the polycotton version of the highly popular P/E version, offering space for up to eight people, in a comfortable, spacious living environment. The definition of camping luxury, the Illusion TC 800xl features the Airbeam system, allowing this expansive tent to be pitched in around 12 minutes. Furthermore, the tent has three area, the enclosed porch, which is ideal as a food preparation area, or a storage area. Then there is the sewn-in living space, which boasts ample living space, and finally the sleeping compartments, which offer accommodation for up to eight people.
- Sky Track II - a flexible hanging system for lighting
- NEW Expandable tent bag, with a wide mouth for easier packing away of tent
- 3 In 1 Bedroom - two zipped dividers create three separate bedrooms
- Riser Groundsheet in awning area
- SuperBeams - quick to inflate - strong and stable
- Protex TC Polycotton (35% Cotton / 65% Polyester)
- Large 50% larger vents for added reduction on condensation
- Polycotton is heavier, stronger and more durable
- Polycotton adapts to the weather, whether it is cooler or warmer temperatures, adjusting to make camping life more comfortable
- Taller Pump with Gauge - for easier inflation of the tent.
- Weight: 65.00 kg
|Tent Collection||Vango Airbeam Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2018|
Berth – This shows the number of people that the tent can sleep within the inner tents of a model of tent, in line with the industry standard. Normal procedure is to look for a slightly larger tent, for example, a family of four usually purchase a five or six berth tent, to give added room and comfort.
|Doors||1 Front Door and 2 Side Doors - all main doors feature mesh doors.|
Polycotton Blend (35% Cotton / 65% Polyester)
Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.
Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.
Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.
|Groundsheet Fabric||Oxford Ripstop polyester|
|Inner Fabric||Protex TC Polycotton Inner Tents|
|Window Fabric||Diamond Clear PVC Windows with zipped privacy curtains|
Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.
|Height (cm)||218 Tallest / 205 Lowest|
|Pack Size (cm)||L83.0 x H55.0 x W59.0cm|
Double Skin Tent – A tent with an inner bedroom and a flysheet, most family tents are designed as a “Double Skin tent”, as it makes the tent more comfortable, and lessens the effects of condensation.
|No. Bedrooms||3 Bedrooms|
|Bedroom Dimensions (cm)||420 * 210 (can be split into three inners)|
|Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm)||140 * 210|
|Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm)||140 * 210|
|Floor Dimensions||750 * 440|
|Pitching Order||TC Polycotton - 200g/m2 Inflate Flysheet first|
|Poles or Air||
Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compared to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
|Number of Poles / Beams||6 In Total|
|Pitching Time||12 - 20 minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||900 * 500|
|Recommended Use||Ideal for longer summer holidays, where comfort is more important to the family camper, who also requires a polycotton tent.|
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