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Advice on buying Outdoor Adventure


Buying any sporting goods can be tricky, especially Outdoor Adventure when there are so many to choose from, and so many differing opinions, and of course such dramatic price variations between products. The Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket scored 9.7 in our price check, which puts it right up there with the best in terms of value for money.


It also scored 9.7 out of 10 in the quality rank check, so you can be pretty confident that Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket is going to deliver outstanding levels of performance and satisfaction. Our unique quality rating is comprised of a range of different criteria, including customer reviews and the overall features offered on the product and any experience we have with using the product and testing its quality.

  • Brand: Therm-a-rest
  • Product Name: Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket
  • Price: £224.95
  • RRP: £250
  • Retailer: OutdoorGear UK
  • Product ID 1: 3490970517
  • Product ID 2: 488810

Last year when we first started stocking The Therm-a-Rest Vela Double Down Blanket we described it as the perfect piece of kit for technical yet luxurious camping With the room to move freely enjoy a great night s sleep and we didn t think it could get much better than this But low and behold Therm-a-Rest have updated this quilt for 2016 and added Nikwax Hydrophobic Down and added ThermaCapture backed seams to make it warmer for longer Treated Nikwax Hydrophobic Down quite simply stays dry and retains loft six times longer than untreated down meaning that it will offer improved performance it can also be refreshed nice and easily with the use of Nikwax Down Wash and Downproof making it a much more practical choice for the fill of this quilt Also by adding ThermaCapture backed seams ingenious thin strips of reflective tape behind every baffle seam it reduces radiant and convective heat loss and so this coupled with the Hydropobic Down gives this blanket an improved and luxurious feel making them the ultimate blanket This awesome quilt has been designed for two people or super-snuggly for one the Vela Double Blanket is made from polyester fabric with a lightweight highly insulating down filling It packs down surprisingly small – smaller than the equivalent two sleeping bags that you might use in its place Therm-a-Rest have really thought about how the Vela Double Blanket will be used and have added some really great features The bottom of the blanket has an elasticated footbox which allows you to hook it over the end of your sleeping mat This keeps it in place all night long without restricting your movement Use the blanket loose much like a duvet or make use of the bonus loop kit to keep it secure Included with the blanket this pack of clever self-adhesive loops stick onto almost any sleeping mat Once they re stuck on the blanket can be secured to your mat for draught-free slumber The Vela Double Down Blanket also comes with not one but two stuff sacks The first one is for taking the blanket with you – compressing small for transport in your rucksack The second is designed for storage Down should not be stored compressed and the roomy second stuff sack keeps your blanket tidily packed away without crushing the down The blanket is simply ideal on its own for camping during the spring summer and autumn season but for serious warmth in the chillier months use it on top of a sleeping bag It s so cosy you ll want to hibernate all season Once you try the Therm-a-Rest Vela Double Down Blanket you ll wonder how you ever slept in the wild without it Please note the mattress pictured is not included We recommended the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Max for ultimate comfort and perhaps a down coupler sheet as well also pictured

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One of the most important bits of advice we can give you at SportReviews is to read reviews, Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket did outstandingly well in our rating, but it still pays to check the latest reviews from retailers like OutdoorGear UK. You can see all these reviews by clicking the “see all reviews” button which will direct you to our recommended retailer for the Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket.

Create a budget and stick to it – Whilst we all love the idea of buying our Outdoor Adventure products with a ‘money no object’ attitude, the reality is likely to be very different. So set your mind on a budget before you get too involved in your shopping, or your bank balance might end up with a nasty shock when you go a blow your month’s wages online. So make sure you have an idea of how much you can spend. Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket is available for just £224.95 from OutdoorGear UK which is the reason is scored so well (9.7) in our price rank test.

Too good to be true? – buying Outdoor Adventure is tough…let’s face it there are thousands of options out there, from hundreds of brands and retailers. So our advice is always keep your wits about you. If the price of something looks too good to be true…guess what? It’s probably some ropey old knock-off or worse a dodgy site looking to rip you off. So stick to the retailers you know and trust. We only recommend a retailer if we know they deliver excellent products and service, so for Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket our chosen retailer based on both price comparison and service is OutdoorGear UK one of the leaders in the industry.

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Therm-a-rest Vela Down Blanket

Rating: 9.7 out of 10