The mattress is now the standard equipment when someone travels. The mat becomes an additional equipment that must be brought when the traveler feels uncomfortable with sleeping on a tent upholstery. At first, mats made of leaves are quite feasible. Along with the development of technology, a variety of mats are found. Ranging from plastic materials, polyethylene foam, polyurethane foam, microfiber, to ethylene vinyl acetate. Even now the tourist equipment industry has been producing inflatable tourist mattresses.
No matter how modern your tent was, it is unable to provide a high level of insomnia on the floor. An additional equipment such as mattress would make you sleep better. An inflatable mat inside your tent would easily solve the problem of inconvenience. This inflatable mat is made of polyurethane which is very light and compact (these two points are important for tourism). The product is slightly folded when you release all the air and takes up very little space in the backpack. The main function of the product is to provide a comfortable sleep. And with it, the mat easily managed, protection from the cold wet soil and various irregularities – stones, sticks, pits.
In the market, it is possible to meet a so-called self-inflating mat. This is the name for a hermetic shell filled with foamed polyurethane foam. It has pores, saturated with air, which is known to be an excellent thermal insulator.
Of course, there are disadvantages. An inflatable mat is less in strength and durability, if you pierce its surface, you have to let it go – the product becomes useless. Therefore, think about what to choose – an inflatable mat or foam, decide what is more important to you – comfort or quality. In addition, such an inflatable mat can be easily used for the beach, replacing it with an ordinary blanket. This is especially true for pebble beaches.
How do I choose an inflatable tourist carpet? There are several criteria according to which it is recommended to buy an inflatable tourist carpet. The first is the size. For a tall person, you have to take the product longer. True, this increases the weight of the accessories. Thickness is another indicator of comfort. The thicker the model, the greater its weight.
It is worth pointing out the fact in which natural conditions you intend to use the mat. Today, inflatable mats are produced for winter, low season and summer walks with different temperature ranges.
The colors and shape of inflatable mats are designed based on the preferences of tourists. The rolls on one end of the mat that serves as a pillow will significantly improve the quality of sleep.