Bundle Bed Bundled Up

The Bundle Bed - Ideal for Camping?

The Bundle Bed

An all-in-one sleeping bag and mattress.

Review Score

Our Score: 7.7/10

ComfortPracticality (for Camping)Practicality (for Sleep Overs/Extra Travel Bed)Value for MoneyQuality

The good

  • Keeps everything in one place.
  • Fairly comfortable.
  • Sturdy and appears well made.
  • Ideal for sleep-overs.

The not so good

  • Bulky when rolled up.
  • You will still need to insulate underneath unless camping only on warm summer nights.
  • Relatively expensive.

This was a hands-on product review. The product was supplied to us to test and conduct the review.

Price Guide

The Bundle Bed has a recommended retail price of £220.00.

The Bundle Bed Photos

Bundle Bed Bundled Up

Bundle Bed Bundled Up

SIM Valve

SIM Valve

Getting read for bed

Getting read for bed

Strong strap on Bundle Bed

Strong strap on Bundle Bed

Bundle Bed Unrolled

Bundle Bed Unrolled

Bundle Bed Unzipped

Bundle Bed Unzipped

Bundle Bed Carry Handle

Bundle Bed Carry Handle

Bundle Bed Carry Handle

Bundle Bed Carry Handle

Bundle Bed up close

Bundle Bed up close

The dog liked the Bundle Bed too

The dog liked the Bundle Bed too

Built-in Pillow

Built-in Pillow

Testing the Bundle Bed

Testing the Bundle Bed

Our Review

The concept behind the Buddle Bed started out with the Swag Bag that's used in Australia. This is a combined sleeping bag and bedroll. Just unroll and sleep.

So how well does a concept for the Australian outback work for UK camping?

The Bundle Bed

Bundle Beds sent us over a bed to review.

First impressions were that the product looks well made and is sturdy.

It had rugged buckles and straps: all good signs that it is designed for a lot of wear and tear.

Strong Strap

Strong strap on Bundle Bed

Carry Handle

Bundle Bed Carry Handle

However, by combining the bedding into one roll, the bundle was quite large - and this is the child's sized bed.

This might present an issue with storing and transporting the bundle bed.

Bundled Up

Setting up the Bed

Once unrolled, the bed inflates like a normal air mat, where you have to blow into the valve.

Valve

Another neat addition is that the bed comes with a pillow too.

Bundle Bed pillow

The bed includes a pillow too.

Bed Comfort

Once inflated, the bed feels very similar to any other camping air bed but comes with a fitted sheet, so feels more like a bed at home.

It's not quite as comfortable as our Outwell Dreamboat or Vango Shangri La, but it's still a good bed.

Bundle Bed up close

Bundle Bed up close

Unlike a sleeping bag, the bundle bed comes with a duvet.

Verdict

Our little tester liked using the bundle bed.

However, for camping, I can see a few potential drawbacks.

The first, as I've already mentioned, is the size.  A few of these and you won't have much space for anything else.

Next is the cost. Yes, decent camping mats and sleeping bags can get expensive, but is the bundle bed as flexible?

Finally, it's the fact that it's a duvet. Yes, a 15-tog warm duvet. However, when camping in the UK, unlike the Australian outback, a lot of heat is lost through the cold ground. So for anything other than warm summer nights, I recommend you still insulate underneath the Bundle Bed. See our tips on keeping warm when camping.

Testing the Bundle Bed

Testing the Bundle Bed

Getting read for bed

Getting ready for bed. We placed the bundle bed on an insulated tent floor.

The dog liked the Bundle Bed too

The dog liked the Bundle Bed too.

Details

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RRP£220.00
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