Written on: 20/04/2011
used this tent at last years Belgium GP the weather was horendous we were kept nice and dry while other tents were blown down.. good value for money (read more)
Written on: 17/01/2010
Whilst never have been a fan of Vango, this tent really changed my mind.
Camping in Devon last August we had terrible weather and had to buy a replacement tent fast. This was on sale in Blacks and I reluctantly baught it.
Pretty quick and easy to pitch. Survived th horrendous weather with not problems.
The only problem was the 'brow pole' which was included in the packing list but not the instructions. Tried seversal shops, n-one knew whatg it was. Eventually Vango customer services... (read more)
Written on: 09/09/2009
This Vango Solero is a great tent! Can be erected very quickly, can be, but took my time and when others were leaving the site due to bad weather we enjoyed a dry and robust tent. The one thing that could be done to improve this tent is that the door could be turned into a porch. We had a puddle underneath our tent that was not unlike a waterbed and survived strong winds from every direction. All around us people headed to hotels(experienced campers) yet me and my ten year old enjoyed the... (read more)
Written on: 02/09/2009
Vango Solero 500
Great tent! Surprisingly easy to erect, used in terrible weather and it was both waterproof and fine in the wind. Fared much better than our other tent did!
Good value for money, easy to transport.
5 berth but we used it for one adult and two teenagers and it was just right, not sure how 5 would get on in it (they'd have to be VERY good friends!)
Two doors, 'curtained' window, plenty of air vents.
'Room' separator flimsy and son #2 kept rolling under it during the night,... (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2009
The Vango Solero 500 is a useless tent - no structural integrity, collapses if strong winds hit it side on (unlike every other family tent on the very packed campsite we were on). Shoddy workmanship too - 2 rings came away after one night. AVOID like the plague unless you enjoy making a run for your car at 2 in the morning. (read more)
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