Recently we camped out in a parking lot for a Chick Fil A opening. The kids and I had a ball! The only problem is that we slept on sleeping bags in an asphalt parking lot and we really didn’t sleep very good at all! Too bad we didn’t have this sleep pad before we left.
Sleep Pad Review
I have to admit that I don’t particularly like the blow up air beds. They just don’t seem to be really practical for me. Who wants to keep up with a air pump when you’re camping? And I hate the feeling of rolling around on a squeaky air mattress. That’s why I was thrilled to test out this self inflating sleep pad from LightSpeed Tents.
About the Pad
Lightspeed® sleeping pad self-inflates with the twist of a nozzle. Foam inside expands when nozzle is open allowing air inside. Rolls up tight for easy storage. Built-in side rails and head rest. Great for travel and camping. Dense foam eliminates pressure points. No bouncing that is generally associated with other inflatable mattresses. Includes oversized carry bag with straps.
To inflate the bed, you simply unroll the mat and open the valve. The first time you inflate the mat, they suggest that you let it inflate for about 24 hours to let it fully fill. After that, it takes just a couple minutes go from a flat mat to a full mattress.
It’s so easy to use that my 7 year old daughter agreed to show you how it works:
Once the bed inflates, you simply close the valve and lay down for a great nap!
When you are done with the bed, you open the valve and roll it up like you do a sleeping bag. The air leaves the pad and you are able to easily slide it back into the bag for storage. This is such a hit with my kids that they were begging to sleep there instead of in their own bed. Now we can’t wait for the next camping trip or Chick Fil A opening!
I received a sleep pad for the purpose of this review