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Vango Solace 500xl TC Air Tent (2019)

Special Price £999.99 Regular Price £1,550.00
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The Vango Solace 500xl polycotton tent is perfect for smaller families or couples wanting a spacious cotton tent, with a quick-pitching technology. The cotton fabric ensures the tent is more versatile to whichever type of weather condition encountered, making it an ideal purchase for regular campers who camp throughout the Spring, Summer and into late Autumn.

The Vango Solace 500xl is new for 2019, a luxurious technical polycotton tent, designed with quality in mind and greater climate control for the camper. Utilising the new Sentinel TC fabric, which is stronger than polyester, more waterproof naturally and offers greater breathability to reduce condensation. The tent has an Airbeam (Superbeam) frame, making it very quick and simple to pitch, but offering greater living space. The tent has a sewn-in living space, King-Size bathtub inners and a pre-attached front extension, ideal for storage space, cooking space and somewhere to sit of a warm evening.

  • Technical Cotton Design - 35% cotton / 65% polyester.
  • King-Sized Bedrooms - 70cm width per person.
  • Greater climate control - cotton is better in colder and warmer conditons.
  • Skylight Windows let more light into the tent.
  • Rollerbag makes tent more portable.
  • Three mesh panel doors adds breathability.
More Information
ManufacturerVango Airbeam
Tent CollectionVango Airbeam Collection
Year of Manufacture2019
Berth5 Man

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.

Doors1 Front Door and 2 Side Doors (all have mesh panels behind doors)
Flysheet FabricSentinel Exclusive Polycotton Fabric - 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 FabricSewn-in polyethylene groundsheet, 10,000mm
Inner FabricBreathable Cotton Inner Tent with Zipped Dividers
Window FabricDiamond Pro Windows with zipped privacy curtains
Fire RetardantYes

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)215 tallest / 205 lowest
Length (cm)650
Width (cm)370
Pack Size (cm)L80.0 x H57.0 x W60.0cm
Weight (kg)48.50

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. Bedrooms1 Bedroom
Bedroom Dimensions (cm)370 * 210 (can be divided into 2 via zipped divider)
Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm)(210 * 210)
Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm)(140 * 210)
Floor Dimensions650 * 370
Pitching OrderUnpack roller bag, then peg the corners, and then inflate the beams
Poles or AirVango AirBeam™

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 / Beams1 Pole / 4 Airbeams
Pitching Time10 minutes
Pitching Area (cm)650 * 370
Recommended UseIdeal for early and late season campers, who require a spacious five-berth tent made in a cotton fabric.

Fabric Specification

  • Polycotton Fabric - 35% / 65% cotton to polyester.
  • Climate control fabric adjust to suit external temperature.
  • Fire retardant to ISO 5912
  • Soft, premium handle
  • ColourLok fabric, retains the colour of the fabric as it fades.
  • Side-Door access with rainsafe door, and mesh panel doorway.
  • Cotton fabric is more versatile to differing weather conditions.
  • Cotton fabric will need weathering before using. (apply water and allow to dry - ideally in garden with a hose pipe)
  • King-size bedrooms - allow 70cm of width per person
  • Built-in front extension is ideal for storage, cooking and relaxing of an evening.
  • Double-section living area gives lot of usable living space.
  • Skylight windows maximise light inside the tent.
  • Superbeam Airbeam construction gives a solid frame to the tent
  • Cotton is quieter fabric than polyester in the wind.
  • Easypack roller bag - easier to move the tent around once its out of the car.
  • Diamond Pro Windows with zipped privacy curtains.
  • Cable-entry points for electrical mains units.

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