How to camp in style without breaking the bank: An Australian family of eight creates an epic setup with bargain shopping at Kmart, BCF and Autobarn
- One Melbourne mom’s cozy camping setup has wowed campers online
- Johanna shared pictures of the camping holiday and the facility on Facebook
- It included purchases from Autobarn, BCF, and Kmart, and cost an estimated $500
A mother-of-six has impressed fellow campers after sharing pictures of her family’s epic camping setup with bargain purchases.
Mum Johanna shared pictures of the family facility on Facebook, which featured an Autobarn gazebo, a BCF tent and ‘Deluxe’ airbeds and Kmart kitchen accessories.
Johanna told FEMAIL her goal is to keep things “simple and fast” and that the total cost is an affordable $500.
A mother-of-six has impressed fellow campers after sharing pictures of her family’s epic camping setup with bargain purchases
Mum Johanna shared pictures of the family facility on Facebook, which featured an Autobarn gazebo, a BCF tent, and Kmart air mattresses and kitchenware
The entire set up would probably have cost around $500 for the tent, gazebo and mattresses for the large family
The ‘Deluxe’ Kmart Queen air mattress is priced at $89 and comes complete with a built in high speed pump for easy inflation and deflation.
It has garnered more than 130 positive reviews on the Kmart website, while campers are spoiled for choice at BCF and Autobarn with a wide range of tents and gazebos with an affordable selection.
A popular option is the Wanderer Gazebo Inner Room Kit priced at $219.99 from BCF, while tents and gazebos start at $149 at Autobarn.
Johanna is a busy mother of six and told FEMAIL: “Easier and faster, the better the better.”
Kmart also recently launched a range of affordable camping products, including a portable camping kitchen (left), an LED solar lantern, a 7-piece dinner set and a camping toaster (right).
Commenting on the Facebook post, one person offered helpful recommendations: “Excellent start, my suggestions are a tarp for the entire roof when it’s raining and mink blankets under you when you sleep when it’s cold. Enjoy!’
Kmart also recently launched a range of affordable camping products including a portable camping kitchen, LED solar lantern, 7-piece dinner set and camping toaster.
Customers can set up a kitchen anywhere and cook meals with the $69 camp kitchen or $5 camp toaster.
Keep your meals fresh with the $12 7-piece dinnerware set (left) and complete the camping setup with a $10 LED solar lamp (right)
For $4, the retailer also offers a two-pack of “grocery tents” to keep bugs from hitting the meal, and for $159, shoppers can purchase a two-room tent that sleeps eight.
Complete the outdoor setup with a $25 portable grill or campfire grill, a $39 inverter, and a $13 miniature picnic table.