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Best Amazon camping deals: tents, stakes, firesteel and more

Best Amazon camping deals
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It's the world's biggest shop but don't let the sheer amount of stuff on sale make you miss out on the best Amazon camping deals. There are lots of great products at bargain prices on Amazon if you know where to look. The good news is, we do and regularly search through the site's huge stock of camping gear to find the best deals for you. Keep checking this page to see the latest offers and don't pass up the opportunity to save some money on kit that will help you have an even better camping experience.

Why shop at Amazon?

Amazon's combination of speedy home delivery and a vast choice of products make it hard to beat for online shopping. If you are an Amazon Prime member, it makes even more sense. This subscription service costs $119/£79 per year or $12.99/£7.99 per month and gets you a range of bonus features, the most important of which is free one- or two-day shipping on most items sold by Amazon. It means you can order your camping gear on Amazon and get it delivered to your door in plenty of time for your next camping trip.

Best Amazon camping deals: tents

A good tent is essential to a successful camping trip. When buying yours, look for a respected brand you can trust to deliver a shelter that's waterproof, easy to put up and take down, can withstand wind and has enough room for you and your party. A rule of thumb in terms of how big a tent you need is to go for a model that's one more person in size than the number that will sleep in it so you have enough spare room for bags and supplies. 

Vango Venture Tunnel Tent (UK) (UK)
Deal Price: £57.20, RRP: £130.00
If you want a spacious sleeping area with a large storage or living space, all protected from the rain by a 3000mm HH flysheet that you can pitch first, this tent could be the one. The linked in groundsheet further seals out the wet. The PVC windows let the light in and there are inner tent pockets for storing small items. The carry bag is oversized so you can pack it away without too much stress.

Vango Odyssey 500SC Family Tent (UK)
Price: £237.60, was: £290.42
This classic 5-person weekend tent comes with a pre-attached sun canopy. Its tunnel design allows for full stand-up head height inside. There's a tension band system to keep it stable in strong wind and 'lights-out' inners mean you won't be woken at dawn. As well as the canopy providing valuable outdoor shelter from sun and rain, there are useful features everywhere including mesh doors, lantern hanging loops, storage pockets and Diamond Clear windows.  View Deal

Vango Unisex Waterproof Dart Outdoor Dome Tent (UK)
Deal Price: £57.70, RRP: £110
This three-person pop-up tent can be out of the circular carry bag and up in a minute so you can start enjoying your camping trip or festival, with no worries that the waterproof flysheet (3,000 HH) and fully taped seams will keep the rain out. The inner tent is breathable polyester and there are low-level vents to let air circulate. It's a well-made quality tent ideal for weekend camping.  View Deal

Best Amazon camping deals: sleeping bags

After your tent, camping gear doesn't get much more essential than your sleeping bag. You need one that can keep you warm and snug at the time of year when you plan to camp. Most sleeping bags will list the temperatures they can handle. If backpacking, it needs to roll up compactly too.  

Vango Cocoon Unisex Outdoor Sleeping Bag (UK)
Deal Price: £32.80, RRP: £42.50 

Shaped to give you plenty of movement but insulated to keep you warm with 100% polyester 190T Pongee, a soft touch microfibre fabric that is comfy and breathable. It's filled with Single Hole Siliconised Hollow Fibre Insulation that retains warmth even when damp. The two-way X-Lock zip seals in warmth along with the adjustable shoulder and zip baffles.  View Deal

Best Amazon camping deals: tent stakes

When putting up your tent, don’t trust the flimsy stakes that came with it and probably bent the first time you used it. Keep it securely grounded by upgrading to stronger, longer stakes instead. With the best tent stakes, you won’t fear strong winds or lashing rain when you camp.

Eurmax Galvanized Non-Rust Camping Stakes (US)
Price: $13.95

Made from galvanized steel, this 10 pack of 10” stakes will work well in any ground including rocky soil. They are designed with large heads for driving in with a mallet and have milled points to penetrate the ground. The pack comes with four 10ft ropes in case you need some spares.View Deal

Best Amazon camping deals: firesteel

Light thousands of fires, in any weather with no fuel or fuss. These fire starters will never let you down and create showers of sparks that look much cooler than a lit match.

Light My Fire FireSteel Army Magnesium Firestarter BIO (US)
Price: $18.99

Originally designed for the Swedish army, this high-quality firesteel will light your fire approximately 12,000 times. The magnesium alloy rod and stainless steel striker both come with bio-based plastic handles. Attached with a nylon cord you can keep them in the included CircBag, made from recycled bottles. The striker even has an emergency whistle built-in, making this perfect for all your adventures in the outdoors.View Deal

Best Amazon camping deals: fleece jackets

The fleece has to be one of the most popular items of clothing in the world, as likely to be worn on top of a mountain as on a trip to the supermarket when it's cold outside. They are so popular because they are the perfect combination of warmth and comfort in one easy-to-wear garment – and essential on a campsite.

Helly Hansen Daybreaker Full-Zip Fleece Jacket (UK)
Price: £50.00

This versatile fleece is ideal as a jacket in warmer weather or as a mid-layer for cold winter days. It's made from breathable, comfortable brushed fleece with a full-zip opening to help you regulate your temperature when wearing it. View Deal

Advnture's expert hiking buying guides

Whether you're a seasoned camper or are planning for your first time outside under canvas, Advnture has guides to help you have a successful trip. Written by outdoor experts, they will tell you everything you need to know and recommend what gear you need for camping bliss. 

These buying guides are put together after extensive field testing so you can be sure the products recommended are worth your time and money. We update them constantly with the best offers so be sure to bookmark them and check back to find great deals from a range of retailers.