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Five Best Mosquito Nets For Your Bug-Free Camping

Updated on April 18, 2013

It’s no fun camping out with mosquitoes buzzing around your head and gloveless hands. Well, assuming that you’ll get yourself covered with long sleeves and long pants instead of having nets, you know that having to wear gloves on your hands is just way too much. Don’t let mosquitoes get the better of your vacation. Besides, you can enjoy camping more if you can feel the air freely without worrying about getting itchy bites from these nasty bugs.

Aside from the great annoyance, mosquitoes can also bring harmful – even fatal – diseases like malaria and dengue. So you see, bug protection is a must when considering things to bring on your camping trip. As a precaution, I always remember to bring protective nets to keep me comfortable and safe. There are lots of mosquito nets out there with different sizes you can choose from so make sure what you are getting is of superb quality.

Here are some things to check when shopping around for mosquito nets for camping.

* Pick a net that indicates outdoor use. Even with the sealed package, at least, you can tell that this is more durable than mosquito nets for indoor use.

* Look for those with tight nettings. This is required so that your net won’t get holes in them easily. The netting should be tight enough for defense against mosquitoes and smaller insects yet just loose enough to allow air to circulate freely. This way you don’t get much of the common complaints about mosquito nets making your place too warm.

* Pick the right size. Are you going camping alone or with someone? Outdoor mosquito nets are available in single and double sizes.

Now let me show you some of the best mosquito nets out there which you could easily purchase through online stores.

Pramex Long Lasting Insecticidal Net - Ideal for One Person
Pramex Long Lasting Insecticidal Net - Ideal for One Person

Pramex Long Lasting Insecticidal Net - Ideal for One Person

Tired of sewing up mosquito net holes then find more and more of them as time goes by? This happens a lot to cheap and low-quality mosquito nets. Events like this mark an impending end to your nets. Here’s one you’ll never have to sew up again. The Pramex Long-Lasting Insecticidal Net is made of durable Polyethylene suited for the outdoors. You also get superior mosquito-bite protection because this is the only net in the market that’s pre-treated with Pramex Insecticide. It’s got a unique OLYSET Controlled Release Insecticide Technology that re-doses the net with insecticide whenever needed so you keep the bugs away as long as you have this. It is also lightweight and easy-to-use so it’s really perfect for sleeping in the outdoors. This one is easily one of the best mosquito nets you’ll ever get.

Sea to Summit Mozi Mosquito Net Shelter
Sea to Summit Mozi Mosquito Net Shelter

Sea to Summit Mozi Mosquito Net Shelter

If you’re going on a camping vacation with someone, this is the one you can choose. The Mozi Mosquito Net Shelter is durable, convenient and light – perfect for bringing on camping trips. It has a mesh netting made of strong, multi-filament polyester, colored black to provide a better view through it. You can get a good view of what’s going on outside from the inside compared with when you’re using nets with white mesh netting. The black mesh is also guaranteed to keep out the bugs because of its 500 holes per square inch and its hexagonal netting. On the sides are tuck-in features to prevent the net from getting raised accidentally and letting mosquitoes in. Aside from getting maximum bug protection, you also get to sleep in comfort because this mosquito net has ample space for two people. It has an asymmetrical center that gives you more space for your head when sitting up. This way, you don’t have to feel awkward sitting inside the net with your head touching it. This is also great for people of all heights because you can adjust the net height. This mosquito net packs in small bag and comes easy on your backpack for easy storage.

G.I. Plus Mosquito Net Bar
G.I. Plus Mosquito Net Bar

G.I. Plus Mosquito Net Bar

The G.I. Plus Mosquito Net Bar is also one of the best mosquito nets you can count on in the outdoors. The major feature – the netting – is made of very durable and high-quality material so it won’t get holes in them easily. It’s exceptionally fine too so you keep even the smallest flying bloodsuckers away. Aside from protection against mosquitoes, this net can also provide you with protection against contact with mildew. The net is mildew resistant so you don’t have to worry about getting the disgusting stuff on your bedtime protection. This net is big and high enough to fit over cots so you can sleep in it comfortably. All you have to do is tie the corners with some strings or ropes and you’re set.

Kamp-Rite Insect Protection System
Kamp-Rite Insect Protection System

Kamp-Rite Insect Protection System

Tropical areas are home to wet weather, mosquitoes and insect-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue. If you’re going on a camping trip in tropical regions or with unpredictable weather, this one is definitely the mosquito net to choose. It’s durable, lightweight and very functional. This net not only keeps the bugs away, it also keeps you dry. It’s got a seam-sealed waterproof rain fly that you can attach in seconds so you stay dry and comfy whatever the weather. It’s also big enough to cover a single tent or any standard military camp cot so you keep all your things safe and dry too. Get yourself the protection you deserve with the Kamp-Rite Insect Protection System and save yourself the medical expense. Remember, prevention is always better than cure.

Coghlan's Travellers Mosquito Net
Coghlan's Travellers Mosquito Net

Coghlan's Travellers Mosquito Net

This traveller’s mosquito net is specially made for rugged conditions in the outdoors. It’s made of high-quality-material that doesn’t tear easily and get holes in it easily. Sometimes, even when you’re using a mosquito net, you can still get bitten by mosquitoes when you sleep with the mesh directly touching your skin. For maximum protection against insects and diseases, this net has a fine netting and a size big enough for two people to sleep comfortably. It may be put over two cots or sleeping bags – it’s that big. The mesh prevents mosquitoes from getting through and the size makes it easier to stay clear off the mesh and out of mosquitoes’ reach. This mosquito net can be suspended from a single point. It packs in lightly too, so it’s easy to store in your backpack. This one is good, especially when you’re going on a hike.


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