Facebook Pixel
Please be advised that due to on-going unprecedented demand together with new working conditions, delivery delays may occur. Click here to see current delivery information

Air beds

View as Grid List

23 Items

per page
Set Descending Direction
  1.  Benross Blue Single Flocked Inflatable Kids Airbed 152 x 89 x 17.5cm 85410BR by Benross
    Benross Blue Single Flocked Inflatable Kids Airbed 152 x 89 x 17.5cm
    £13.99
  2. imnew Benross High Raised Double Flocked Inflatable Airbed Black 196 x 145 x 47cm 88030BR by Benross
    Benross High Raised Double Flocked Inflatable Airbed Black 196 x 145 x 47cm
    £48.99
  3. imnew Benross High Raised Single Flocked Inflatable Airbed Black 196 x 97 x 48cm 88080BR by Benross
    Benross High Raised Single Flocked Inflatable Airbed Black 196 x 97 x 48cm
    £40.99
  4.  Benross Pink Single Flocked Inflatable Kids Airbed 152 x 89 x 17.5cm 85490BR by Benross
    Benross Pink Single Flocked Inflatable Kids Airbed 152 x 89 x 17.5cm
    £13.99
  5. onsale Campingaz Quickbed Airbed Single Grey 2000021958 by Campingaz
    Campingaz Quickbed Airbed Single Grey
    Special Price £5.99 Regular Price £12.99
  6. onsale Campingaz Quickbed Double Airbed Grey 2000021960 by Campingaz
    Campingaz Quickbed Double Airbed Grey
    Special Price £9.99 Regular Price £19.99
  7. Campingaz Smart Quickbed Double Airbed 188 x 137 x 19cm 2000025188 by Campingaz
    Campingaz Smart Quickbed Double Airbed 188 x 137 x 19cm
    £26.99
  8. onsale Campingaz Smart Quickbed Inflatable Camping Airbed Single Grey 2000025187CAMPGZ by Campingaz
    Campingaz Smart Quickbed Inflatable Camping Airbed Single Grey
    Special Price £8.99 Regular Price £18.99
  9. Coleman Comfort Compact Single Air Bed - Green 2000025181 by Coleman
    Coleman Comfort Compact Single Air Bed - Green
    £10.99
  10. Coleman Comfort Single Airbed - Green 2000021962 by Coleman
    Coleman Comfort Single Airbed - Green
    £22.99
  11. onsale Coleman Durarest Airbed Blue Single 2000031637 by Coleman
    Coleman Durarest Airbed Blue Single
    Special Price £30.00 Regular Price £44.99
  12. Coleman Maxi Comfort Bed Raised King Air Mattress Green 2000030167 by Coleman
    Coleman Maxi Comfort Bed Raised King Air Mattress Green
    £62.99
  13.  Deluxe Double Airbed Blue 186 x 132 x 22cm SB019 by Yellowstone Outdoor Camping
    Deluxe Double Airbed Blue 186 x 132 x 22cm
    £12.99
  14. onsale Milestone Double Flocked Inflatable Airbed Blue 191 x 137 x 22cm 88010BR by Milestone Camping
    Milestone Double Flocked Inflatable Airbed Blue 191 x 137 x 22cm
    Special Price £10.20 Regular Price £15.99
  15.  Milestone Single Flocked Inflatable Airbed Blue 191 x 73 x 22cm 88000BR by Milestone Camping
    Milestone Single Flocked Inflatable Airbed Blue 191 x 73 x 22cm
    £8.99
  16.  Outwell Flock Classic Single Air Bed 360340 by Outwell
    Outwell Flock Classic Single Air Bed
    £12.99
  17. Outwell Flock Classic Single Air Bed w/ Pillow and Pump 360440 by Outwell
    Outwell Flock Classic Single Air Bed w/ Pillow and Pump
    £19.99
  18.  Outwell Flock Superior Single Air Bed With Built In Pump UK 290108 by Outwell
    Outwell Flock Superior Single Air Bed With Built In Pump UK
    £51.99
  19. Outwell Sleep Systems Starland Single Airbed Blue 290484O by Outwell
    Outwell Sleep Systems Starland Single Airbed Blue
    £66.99
  20. onsale Vango Double Flocked Airbed Nocturne Grey ABPAIRBEDN33A81 by Vango
    Vango Double Flocked Airbed Nocturne Grey
    Special Price £14.99 Regular Price £29.00
  21. onsale Yellowstone Deluxe Double Airbed with Pump Black SB023 by Yellowstone Outdoor Camping
    Yellowstone Deluxe Double Airbed with Pump Black
    Special Price £10.99 Regular Price £22.99
  22.  Yellowstone Deluxe Single Airbed Blue SB018 by Yellowstone Outdoor Camping
    Yellowstone Deluxe Single Airbed Blue
    £7.99
  23. onsale Yellowstone Deluxe Single Airbed with Pump Black SB022 by Yellowstone Outdoor Camping
    Yellowstone Deluxe Single Airbed with Pump Black
    Special Price £7.99 Regular Price £16.99
View as Grid List

23 Items

per page
Set Descending Direction
Shop Air beds at Outdoor Camping Direct Save on our huge selection of Air Beds at Outdoor Camping Direct . Enjoy free delivery on orders over £75, Finance available 0% Interest Free Credit, Free click & collect available. Shop Now!

Air beds guide

We tried a range of lightweight air beds for backpacking overnight, and considered them in terms of various criteria, including:

  • Ease and speed of inflation
  • Comfort
  • Weight
  • Pack-ability (i.e. the ease with which they fit into your camping rucksack)
  • Durability (which included checking that none of the mats were susceptible to pesky air leaks
  • Insulation (the 'R-value' is the measure for a material's ability to resist heat transfer at a certain thickness. The higher the R-value, the greater the insulating power.)

 Sleeping pads come in two basic flavors: foam filled and air filled. Their purpose is twofold: to provide a layer of insulation between you and the ground and add cushion against it. Backpackers often choose solid foam or foam filled pads because of their minimal weight, ruggedness and ease of use. Car campers don’t necessarily have these restrictions. And, if you do most of your car camping in mild or summer weather, insulation concerns are minimal as well. It really just comes down to sleeping comfort, and that’s where inflatable air mattresses for camping really do a great job.

Types of Air Mattresses

Inflatable air mattresses come in many configurations and types from thin and lightweight mummy shapes to thick and large king-sized beds that rival the cushion and comfort of a home mattress. So, to make sense out of so many choices, I first need to define a few terms.

Air Pad vs Air Mattress vs Air Bed – Air filled sleeping pads designed with backpacking in mind are thin, lightweight and very compact when deflated. They are typically referred to as Air Pads or Air Mattresses. And although any type of camper can use an air pad, backpackers tend to choose them most often.

In contrast, Air Beds are designed for car camping. They are thick, heavy, and come in common bed sizes. They are designed to fit standard-sized sheets and although bulky, car campers, like myself, enjoy the extra cushion air beds provide.

Throughout the remainder of this article I will use the term Air Pad to mean any inflatable sleeping pad designed more for backpacking and the the term Air Bed when talking about inflatable sleeping pads designed more for car camping.

Sizes and Shapes

Similar to foam pads, Air Pads come in various lengths to accommodate all body sizes. Short (3/4 length), regular, and long length sizes, are the most common. They are available in a standard 20 inch width. Longer sizes are often available in 25 – 30 inch widths. Air pads are typically 2.5 – 3 inches thick.

Air beds designed for camping are more like a mattress for home use. In fact, many people, myself included, will occasionally use an air bed at home for guest to sleep on. Available in twin, full, queen and king sizes, they are around 5-6 inches thick. Some manufacturers even make double thickness beds that keep you more than a foot off the ground.

Choosing between an air pad or air bed is really a decision based on the type of camping you do. Outdoor product manufacturers continually update and improve their products. Because of this, you should consider renting various camping products firs