2018 SunnCamp Swift Caravan Awning Review

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If you are looking for a bang up to date Caravan Porch Awning that will make your purse sing and your caravan dance, the latest range of SunnCamp Swift Poled and Inflatable AIR Caravan Porch Awnings will be performing at Campsites all over the UK.

Family looking up at the word budgetWearing the SunnCamp badge of quality and value, and with prices starting from as little as £119.00, it might be unwise to overlook the Swift Awning Range and head straight for the door with any other brand? The Caravan Awning market is extremely competitive and manufacturers are continuously and vigorously reinventing and enhancing their products in order to win custom. For the 2018 caravanning season SunnCamp has made several enhancements to the Swift range to ensure they continue to be one of the best selling 'Value Inspired' awning ranges in the UK today. If you're a first-time caravan buyer dipping your toes in the water these awnings are going to have great appeal.

Pro-Tech 150D Flysheets and Ace-Tech 75D Polyester

Image of fabric with water dropletsNEW Pro-Tech 150 Denier (Denier is a unit of measurement that applies to a yarns thickness) Flysheets are used exclusively by SunnCamp all Swift AIR Awnings. The material is coated with layers of a specific mix of PU (Polyurethane) waterproof coating, which has been evenly and uniquely applied so that the fabric offers protection from the elements and UV light. The flysheet incorporates some great weather resistant properties designed to keep you dry, now with an improved hydrostatic head of 6000mm it offers excellent protection from rain, even when propelled by strong winds.

Ace-Tech 75D Polyester flysheet fabrics are used on all poled Swift Awnings. The material has a lighter weight than Pro-Tech flysheets but still retains enough strength and durability to provide many years of use under normal conditions and use.

Hybrid Steel and Fibreglass One-Piece Frame

While it may be true that AIR Awnings have left the future of the traditional Caravan Awning on rather shaky ground, the demand for Lightweight Caravan Porch Awnings is very much alive. Swift poled awnings are supported by a clever hybrid steel and fibreglass frame that sports adjustable legs, which are both lightweight and yet very strong and stable. The pistol cylinder holding the bullet has to be the One-Piece Frame construction, as it makes building Swift Porch Awnings mere child's play. It would be disheartening to be outdone by such a modestly provisioned awning in front of fellow caravanners, the one-piece frame ensures this doesn't happen; say goodbye to lost poles and unnecessary confusion!

Air Volution – Pole Free Inflatable Pitching

Conventional steel and fibreglass poles are replaced by SunnCamp Air Volution. Air Volution air tubes are durable and provide long-life and are enclosed in a heavy duty double layer sleeve that provides a extremely secure and stable structure when inflated and properly guyed. Central to the success of the AIR Awning revolution is ease of use and super quick set up and pack away times. Setting up a SunnCamp Swift Awning is easy, simply attach the Hand Pump to the valves in the air tubes and pump until you reach the correct pressure of 7 psi. Close the valves and your good to go! On average an AIR tube requires just 8 pumps to inflate to 7 psi – surely that doesn't count!

Air Volution Advantages

  • Quick, simple and effortless pitching and take down
  • Robust maintenance free inflatable tubes replace conventional poles
  • Products can in most cases easily be erected by one person

Lightweight Swift Caravan Porch Awnings with Steel / Fibreglass Poles

2018 Sunncamp Swift 220 Deluxe

At just £119.00 it almost qualifies as an impulse purchase but don't let that put you off, it's an extremely popular model and for good reasons. It may be compact at just 220cm wide by 225cm deep but that's precisely the appeal; it has been specifically designed for smaller caravans and for caravanners who, enjoy touring and/or are looking for something for the weekend. The One-Piece hybrid frame ensures this awning goes up like a pop-up book at the Olympics!

2018 Sunncamp Swift 220 DeluxeIf you are expecting me to say it's not much to look at, you'd better go put the kettle on. The Swift 220 Deluxe has a contemporary look and is generous in its versatility, with two good sized side doors. The front panel features a roll up doorway that can be quickly converted into a canopy shade by purchasing optional Canopy Poles. Despite its size it's anything but confined with plenty of sunlight courtesy of the front and side triangular crystal clear windows.

The Swift 220 Deluxe SunnCamp makes good use of SunnCamp Ace-Tech 75D Polyester fabric, which has been chosen for its durability; as a popular touring awning that's going to receive a lot of handling that means a longer life. Ace-Tech 75D Polyester sports class leading waterproof protection with a hydrostatic head of 6000mm. The SunnCamp Swift 220 Deluxe also has hot air taped seams and heavy duty zips with weather covers to keep moisture at bay. To help protect the caravan, there are two buffer pads sewn into the awning rear, these also create a reliable weather seal between the awning and caravan. To prevent undesired movement of the rear of the awning in wind, a pair of optional SunnCamp Upright Pad Poles are available for stability. If your expecting the weather to turn and need to bridle the awning further, the roof section includes a pocket in which an optional roof pole may be secured.

Key Features

  • Material: Ace-Tech 75D Polyester | Improved 6000mm hydrostatic head
  • Frame/Pole Work: Hybrid fibreglass and steel poles | Adjustable legs for uneven ground | Quick Lock brackets
  • Weight: 6.3 kg
  • Dimensions: W 220 x D 225 cm
  • Pack Size: L 78 x W 21cm
  • Height: 235 to 250cm
  • Colour: 2 Tone Grey
  • Supplied with: Guylines | Storage Bag | Pegs
  • Optional: Set of 2 Canopy Poles | Set 2 Rear Upright Pad poles | Roof pole

Our Price: £135.00

For the latest 2019 design and more information visit the Swift 220 Deluxe Caravan Porch Awning web page in our online shop.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 260 Deluxe

Like having a loving Auntie who makes all your childhood dreams come true SunnCamp set to task to create the Swift 260 Caravan Awning for caravanners who love the outstanding quality and value offered by the Swift 220 Deluxe but were heartbroken to discover it wasn't large enough for their needs. At 260cm wide and 240cm the Swift 260 is not only wider but offers greater depth transforming the awning into one that's large enough for a young family.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 260 DeluxeAlthough endowed with larger dimension the Swift 260 Deluxe remains simple and quick to erect, thanks to the rather clever single frame system that's designed to ensure an uncomplicated build process. Like its little sister the frame is a hybrid combination of steel and fibreglass that is both strong and lightweight. This awning remains portable enough for touring and with a pack size of just L 78 x W 22 x H 22cm and a weight of 6.8kg, who could possibly argue?

The Ace-Tech 75D Polyester fabric offers excellent protection from the elements. The material is flame retardant and UV resistant with clear windows that incorporate privacy blinds. The panels are configured in the same way as the Swift 220 Deluxe but the larger dimensions make the internal space light and agreeable, especially on sunny days when the side doors are rolled back and the front doorway is zipped up and set-up canopy style. Of course the canopy is also great as a shelter from light rain or drizzles when you want to let some additional light in and need a conveniently open door.

Both Sunncamp Swift Deluxe Awnings are supplied with adjustable ladder bands, pegging points, adjustable pole tensioning straps, draught skirt, guylines, pegs and a storage bag.

Key Features

  • Material: Ace-Tech 75D Polyester | Improved 6000mm hydrostatic head
  • Frame/Pole Work: Hybrid fibreglass and steel poles | Adjustable legs for uneven ground | Quick Lock brackets
  • Weight: 6.8 kg
  • Dimensions: W 260 x D 240 cm
  • Pack Size: L 78 x W 22cm
  • Height: 235 to 250cm
  • Colour: 2 Tone Grey
  • Supplied with: Guylines | Storage Bag | Pegs
  • Optional: Set of 2 Canopy Poles | Set 2 Rear Upright Pad poles | Roof pole

Our Price: £145.00

For the latest 2019 design and more information visit the Swift 260 Deluxe Caravan Porch Awning web page in our online shop.

Swift Caravan Porch Awnings with Inflatable AIR Frame

SunnCamp AIR Awning flysheets are made using Pro-Tech 150 Denier Polyester, this fabric is specially chosen for its combination of low weight, strength and durability, which is enhanced further by a hydrostatic head of 6000mm that makes it extremely capable of shedding water. If you like to test the elements it's possible to buy an optional Roof Pole that fits into a special pocket to give the awning extra stability. Now don't go getting the wrong idea, this is an awning not a bombproof shelter however, it is supplied with storm buckles and straps for added support should the weather become windy. Rear fitting buffer pads common to all SunnCamp Swift AIR Awnings create a seal against the caravan, to limit drafts as much as possible. To improve the buffer pad fit it is possible to purchase optional Rear Upright Pad Poles, these provide a solid point for the buffer pad to secure to.

The inflatable AirPole uses SunnCamp's renowned AIR-Volution Technology providing safe inflation and cleverly forms the unique shape of the awning. The front of the awning features an arch providing easier access and more headroom. The large windows with blinds give a light and spacious feeling.

Supplied with manual inflation pump with gauge and safety valve to avoid over inflation plus, draught skirt, ladder bands, guylines, pegs and a storage bag.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 220 AIR Plus

It's a strong statement but the SunnCamp Swift 220 AIR Plus Porch Awning could very well be this years BEST Lightweight Touring AIR Awning; it's certainly going to give the competition a good run. At 220cm wide and 225cm deep it will appeal to those looking for an Awning for weekends or those who enjoy touring and need an awning that is quick and easy to erect. This might just be the fastest AIR Awning to erect that money can buy. What can be said with utter certainty is, at a mere 8 kilos the Swift 220 AIR Plus is perfect for smaller caravans where space and weight need to be kept to a minimum.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 220 AIR PlusThe Swift 220 AIR Plus Porch has just one AIR-Frame pole to inflate redefining levels of ease and convenience. It looks great too, with a modern appearance that's bang up to date with the latest caravan designs. It's ideal for couples looking for a great value and versatile awning to enjoy that offers excellent protection from the elements.

Versatility is a common thread that runs through all SunnCamp Swift Awnings, even the Swift 220 AIR with its compact dimensions has 2 side doors and a front doorway that zips up or can be set up canopy style by purchasing optional Canopy Poles. This is a really useful and practical feature on this size awning, as it creates an extra wide entrance for easy access and permits you to make god use of all available space. The side doors offer good height and incorporate secondary mesh panels that lock out insects and allow cool air to circulate freely. Permanent ventilation scoops in roof apex provide adequate fresh air 24/7.

Key Features

  • Special Features: Spacious & lightweight | Inflates through ONE inflation point | large windows with blinds | Rear bumper pads create seal against caravan | Heavy duty zips with weather covers | Quick pitch guying system
  • Material: Pro-Tech 150 Denier Polyester | Improved 6000mm hydrostatic head
  • Frame/Pole Work: AIRFrame | Single inflatable AirPole | Single point inflation
  • Weight: 8 kg
  • Dimensions: W 220 x D 225 cm
  • Pack Size: L 64 x W 29 x H 29cm
  • Height: 235 to 250cm
  • Colour: 2 Tone Grey
  • Supplied with: Hand air pump with gauge & safety valve | Storm buckles & straps | Draught skirt | Guylines | Pegs | storage bag
  • Optional: Set of 2 Canopy Poles | Set 2 Rear Upright Pad poles | Roof pole

Our Price: £239.00

For the latest 2019 design and more information visit the Sunncamp Swift 220 AIR Plus Caravan Porch Awning web page in our online shop.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 260 AIR Plus

The SunnCamp Swift 260 AIR Plus is big brother to the Swift 220 AIR Plus with a width of 260cm and a depth of 240cm. It's not a massive jump in dimensions but I think you'd be quite surprised at how much extra space is created. Certainly enough for the 260 to draw the attention of young families and couples looking for a bit of extra room and yet, the weight and pack size is considerate of touring and smaller caravans tight on storage space. If weight and pack size are principle considerations how does 8kg and a pack size of L65 x W 30 x H 30cm strike you?

2018 Sunncamp Swift 260 AIR PlusThe Awning relies upon a single AIR tube for support, which can be inflated in short order using the supplied hand driven air pump. The Pro-Tech 150 Denier Polyester flysheet is of course flame retardant and UV resistant and designed to keep you dry and comfortable inside with 6000mm hydrostatic head, hot air taped seams and heavy duty zips with weather covers. The external mudwall pegs out with the supplied pegs and to prevent one from tripping in the dark the Storm Straps and Guylines are luminescent (all models). New for 2018 is a reinforced and improved beading for longevity; perfect for touring where lots of handling are expected.

Doorway openings, clear windows and window blinds for privacy are configured as per the SunnCamp Swift 220 AIR Plus, as well as optional support enhancements.

Key Features

  • Special Features: Spacious & lightweight | Inflates through ONE inflation point | large windows with blinds | Rear bumper pads create seal against caravan | Heavy duty zips with weather covers | Quick pitch guying system
  • Material: Pro-Tech 150 Denier Polyester | Improved 6000mm hydrostatic head
  • Frame/Pole Work: AIRFrame | Single inflatable AirPole | Single point inflation
  • Weight: 10 kg
  • Dimensions: W 260 x D 240 cm
  • Pack Size: L 65 x W 30 x H 30cm
  • Height: 235 to 250cm
  • Colour: 2 Tone Grey
  • Supplied with: Hand air pump with gauge & safety valve | Storm buckles and straps | draught skirt | Guylines | Pegs | Storage bag
  • Optional: Set of 2 Canopy Poles | Set 2 Rear Upright Pad poles | Roof pole

Our Price: £257.00

For the latest 2019 design and more information visit the Sunncamp Swift 260 AIR Plus Caravan Porch Awning web page in our online shop.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 325 AIR Plus

If you thought you couldn't afford an AIR Awning here's an Awning that likes to reveal and break all misconceptions, smashing barriers in affordability previously thought impossible. How? I have no idea but with a footprint of 325cm wide by 240cm deep and a price tag of just £319.00 best keep quiet and make your way through the till; head down..., steady now, almost there..., don't say a word.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 325 AIR PlusIt should be clear at this point that the SunnCamp SWIFT formula for success is a combination of affordability, low weight, reduced pack size, versatility and ease of use. A formula that defines the SunnCamp Swift 325 AIR Plus perfectly. A wafer over 11 kilos and condensing to L 69 x W 31 x H 31cm when packed away. Like all SWIFT awnings it's incapable of embarrassing you in front of other campers, unlike Porch Awning frames of old. It's a doddle to inflate and pack away, even for one person, thanks to SunnCamp's exclusive AIR-Volution Technology; characterised by robust maintenance free inflatable tubes. To inflate, a hand driven pump is included but there's no need to break out into a sweat, before you know it a single AirPole will breath the whole awning to life.

The awning offers plenty of headroom for longer legs and the larger dimensions provide room for a table and chairs or addition storage. With two sides doors and and an extra large zip and roll up front doorway you might not see each other come and go! Okay that's pretty unlikely but it does offer plenty of versatility with the side doors having integrated secondary mesh panels to keep bugs out and aid ventilation. As with all SunnCamp Swift Awnings the front door can be transformed into a canopy for enjoying the sun and a bit of relief from drizzles and light rain.

2018 Sunncamp Swift 325 AIR PlusThe awning has large clear windows with internal blinds for privacy, these windows provide plenty of light and a spacious feel, which is enhanced by the arched profile at the front of the awning. There are permanent ventilation scoops fitted in the roof apex that maintain a comfortable environment under normal weather conditions.

The SunnCamp Swift 325 AIR Pro is very stable right out of the box with 1 x AIR Storm Bar and fitted Storm Buckles and Straps for added support in case of wind. As common with Caravan Porch Awnings, the rear of the awning is fitted with soft protection pads to protect the caravan and to create a weather resistant seal against the caravan. Addition support should it be required, is available in the form of an optional Roof Pole.

Key Features

  • Special Features: Spacious & lightweight | Inflates through ONE inflation point | large windows with blinds | Rear bumper pads create seal against caravan | Heavy duty zips with weather covers | Quick pitch guying system
  • Material: Pro-Tech 150 Denier polyester fabric | Improved 6000mm hydrostatic head
  • Frame/Pole Work: Single inflatable AirPole | Single point inflation | 1 x Air Storm Bar inflated separately
  • Weight: 11 kg
  • Dimensions: W 325 x D 240 cm
  • Pack Size: L 69 x W 31cm
  • Height: 235 to 250cm
  • Colour: 2 Tone Grey
  • Supplied with: Hand air pump with gauge & safety valve | 1 x AirStorm Bar | Storm buckles & straps | Draught skirt | Guylines | Pegs | Storage bag
  • Optional: Set of 2 Canopy Poles | Set 2 Rear Upright Pad poles | Roof pole

Our Price: £319.00

For the latest 2019 design and more information visit the Sunncamp Swift 325 AIR Plus Caravan Porch Awning web page in our online shop.

2018 SunnCamp Swift 390 AIR Plus

If you're looking to take advantage of some of the latest AIR technology and have a grown up family that requires extra space, the 2018 SunnCamp Swift 390 AIR Plus is an excellent contender that isn't going to replace the cash in your purse with moths! In-keeping with other models in the Swift range it is very reasonably priced and has enjoyed great success since its introduction in 2017.

2018 SunnCamp Swift 390 AIR PlusAt 390cm wide by 240cm deep and offering excellent headroom the Sunncamp Swift 390 AIR Plus is probably the most affordable AIR Awning of its size and a natural choice for families looking for a longer term awning. The awning interior has a light and spacious feel thanks to the large panoramic windows to the front and front half of the side panels, which allow plenty of natural light to flood into the awning. Each window is fitted with independent internal blinds that provide shade and privacy when required.

If you have a bad back or other ailments that restricts the weight you can handle keep in mind this awning weighs a mere 13 kilos (and a sliver), that's over 10 kilos less than many awnings of a similar size. This is quite important when fitting and removing the awning from the caravan, as the panels are not detachable and will have to be pulled through the awning rail. Regardless, the Swift 390 AIR Plus has been designed with ease of use and fast set-up in mind. Although the panels are not detachable the awning is extremely versatile with two side doorways. Each door has a separate integrated secondary mesh panel, to keep out bugs and allow air to circulate freely within the awning when the doors are open. The wide front door with window rolls up and out the way or using optional Canopy Poles it is quickly transformed into a sun canopy.

2018 SunnCamp Swift 390 AIR PlusLike other awnings in the range the flysheet of the SunnCamp Swift 390 AIR Plus is produced from SunnCamp's exclusive Pro-Tech 150 Denier Polyester fabric, with permanent ventilation and using the latest AIR-Volution AIRPole Technology. As air is pumped into the awning it quickly starts to take shape with a modern curved profile to the front.

The awning is supplied with 3x AIR Storm Bars and a Vertical Storm Pole for additional support during inclement weather. For additional security and stability the Swift 390 AIR Plus is fitted with Storm Buckles and Straps. As with other SunnCamp Swift Awnings it is also supplied with a Manual Hand Pump with gauge and a safety valve (so you can be confident you won't over inflate the awning) for fast deflation, a Draught Skirt, Ladder Band, Guylines and Pegs together with a Carry Bag.

Key Features

  • Special Features: Spacious & lightweight | Main AirPole inflates through ONE inflation point | Large windows with blinds | Rear bumper pads create seal against caravan | Heavy duty zips with weather covers | Quick pitch guying system
  • Material: New Pro-Tech 150 Denier | Improved 6000mm hydrostatic head
  • Frame/Pole Work: Single inflatable AirPole | Inflates through ONE inflation point | 3 x Air Storm Bars (inflate separately)
  • Weight: 13 kg
  • Dimensions: W 390 x D 240 cm
  • Pack Size: L 79 x W 32.5 x H 32.5cm
  • Height: 235 to 250cm
  • Colour: 2 Tone Grey
  • Supplied with: Hand air pump with gauge & safety valve | 3 x AIR Storm Bars | Vertical Storm Pole | Storm buckles and straps | Draught skirt | Guylines | pegs | Storage bag
  • Optional: Set of 2 Canopy Poles | Set of 2 Rear Upright Pad Poles | Roof Pole

Our Price: £389.00

For the latest 2019 design and more information visit the Sunncamp Swift 390 AIR Plus Caravan Porch Awning web page in our online shop.

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