A closer look at the Vango Rome Air 650xl

Are you looking for a spacious tent that can accommodate up to 6 people? Look no further than the Vango Rome Air 650xl. This impressive tent is a masterpiece of design and engineering. From its sturdy construction to its premium materials and high-end features, the Vango Rome Air 650xl is a top-of-the-line tent that will make your next camping trip one to remember.

In this review, we’ll take a closer look at the key features of the Vango Rome Air 650xl, including its canvas, SI inflation system, living area, bedrooms, porch area, and other features.


The Vango Rome Air 650xl features a durable and high quality Sentinel Dura fabric. This robust material ensures that your tent will withstand the rigours of even the most extreme weather conditions. The fabric has a 4,000mm HH waterproof rating and is fire retardant, exceeding the European EN5912 safety standard. Additionally, the canvas has been fully wind and rain tested to standard EN ISO 5912, giving you peace of mind in all weather conditions.

SI Inflation

The Vango Rome Air 650xl features the AirBeam S.I Pro system, a revolutionary feature for quick and easy inflation through the AirSpeed S.I Pro valve. With just one inflation point, the tent can be pitched in as little as 12 minutes. The tent's unique system ensures pitch time is minimised while the multiple AirSpeed valves help with simple deflation. The added feature of self-isolated AirBeams ensures that in the unlikely event of a puncture, the structure remains strong and functional. The tent also features a TBS II Tension Band System, ensuring it performs in adverse conditions, especially in strong, changeable winds.

Living Area

The Vango Rome Air 650xl has an extra-large living area that gives more space to relax and unwind or store your camping essentials. The flat front living area maximises the living space within the tent, while the panoramic windows flood the area with light, providing a great viewing gallery. The living area also features lantern hanging points, conveniently positioned to attach your light(s), and multiple mesh doors to increase the flow of air within your tent while keeping bugs out. The tent also features a covered side door, providing a sheltered entrance to your tent, and a cable entry point with tidies, zipped entry point for power cable, with touch-fastener tidies to keep cables out of the way.


The Vango Rome Air 650xl features a king-size bedroom with varying widths of 120/140/160 cm, allowing for flexible living for the whole family. The midnight bedrooms feature premium darkened fabric used for a great comfortable night's sleep. The bedrooms also feature toggled privacy curtains, providing privacy when required, which can be rolled away when not in use. The bedrooms have convenient pockets for storing your essentials and a toggled inner divider, providing flexible sleeping options, allowing you to split bedrooms to create more privacy or remove to create a master bedroom.

Porch Area

The Vango Rome Air 650xl features a pre-attached front awning, providing extra enclosed space, perfect for socialising, dining, or storage. The porch area has a drop-down door step, allowing for effortless entry and exit of your tent, perfect for pram and wheelchair access. The porch area also has high visibility guylines, which are strong and easy to see in low light conditions.


The Vango Rome Air 650xl has a total weight of 39.0kg, a pack size of L82.0 x H50.0 x W53.0cm, and a pitching time of just 12 minutes. The tent is 740.0cm in length, 215.0cm in height, and 540.0cm in width. With a capacity of 6 people, this is the perfect tent for large families or groups of friends.


The Vango Rome Air 650XL tent is packed with unique features that make it a perfect choice for your next camping adventure.

Let's take a closer look:

Midnight Bedrooms - You'll enjoy a comfortable night's sleep thanks to the premium darkened fabric used in the bedrooms.

Storage Pod - Keep your tent tidy with the handy storage pod. It provides plenty of space to store your kit, toys, or clothes.

Villa Construction - The upright side walls increase the height within the tent, allowing you to fully maximize the internal space.

Clear Access Bedrooms - The wider opening and no step over into the bedroom make for easier access.

Toggled Privacy Curtains - Enjoy privacy when you need it with the convenient privacy curtains that can be rolled away when not in use.

Front & Rear Storm Anchors - You'll have peace of mind in adverse conditions with extra secure guying at the front and rear of the tent.

Fully Taped Seams - All flysheet seams are factory taped, providing a watertight seal.

Waterproof PE Groundsheet - The robust and hard-wearing fabric of the groundsheet can stand up to the rigours of the most active campers.

Fully Sewn-in Groundsheet - Keep bugs and draughts out with the fully sewn-in groundsheet, which is attached to the flysheet with an external storm skirt to provide all-round protection.

Covered Side Door - The sheltered entrance to your tent keeps you protected from the elements.

Double Zip Door - The top of the door can be opened slightly for increased ventilation, providing additional flexibility.

Flat Front Living Area - The tent maximizes living space with a flat front living area.

Lantern Hanging Points - Conveniently positioned to attach your light(s).

SkyTrack™ II - The flexible hanging system allows you to easily attach lighting or storage in your tent living area. The SkyTrack™ system truly allows you to tailor your tent to suit your needs.

High Cable Entry - Neatly run electrical cables out into the awning area at the front of the tent with the high cable entry.

Bedroom Pockets - Keep your essentials close at hand with the conveniently positioned pockets.

Toggled Inner Divider - Create flexible sleeping options by splitting bedrooms to create more privacy or remove to create a master bedroom.

Panoramic Windows - Enjoy a great view with large windows that flood the living area with light.

AirZone™ Panel - Increase the airflow into the living space with the AirZone™ panel.

Vango AirZone™ - The high and low-level ventilation panels combine to create a comfortable flow of air through the tent. Air circulation is essential for reducing condensation.

TBS®II Tension Band System - Ensure the tent performs in adverse conditions, especially in strong, changeable winds. The bands brace the pole at 3 points, reducing sideways movement. Adjust TBS®II to remove slack. Can be stowed away in calm weather. Patented EP1905927.

Fire Retardant Fabrics - Exceeds European EN5912 safety standard.

Fully Wind and Rain Tested - Weather tested to standard EN ISO 5912 for peace of mind. Suitable for use in wet and windy weather. Cautionary level storms and extreme weather should be avoided.

High Visibility Guylines - Strong and easy to see in low light conditions.

Family Construction Bedroom - With varying widths of 120/140/160 cm bedrooms, it allows for flexible living for the whole family.

Adjustable Pegging System - Allows tent to be pitched perfectly on uneven surfaces.

Pre-angled Beams - Achieve greater internal space than with a standard curve. Provides effective bracing against winds.

Drop Down Door Step - Effortlessly enter and exit your tent with the drop-down doors. Perfect for pram and wheelchair access.

In conclusion, the Vango Rome Air 650xl is a spacious and comfortable family tent that has been designed with the needs of large families in mind. With its range of features and benefits, including the AirBeam S.I Pro system, spacious living area, and built-in porch area, this tent is sure to make your next camping trip a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Enclosed Front Porch Area

Large front porch that can closed. This area is great for use as a cooking area, storing of wet items and socialising on a warm summers night.

Large Living Area

The Rome Air 650xl has a spacious living area perfect for dining ans socialising in. It has ample head height, toggle up curtains for privacy and entrances front and side.

Side Storage Pod

The side storage pod is an excellent area that allows you to store kit, toys or clothes, keeping your tent tidy.

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