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Vango Rapide II Caravan Air Awning - 400

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Vango Caravan AirAwning Rapide II 400: The Rapide II delivers a unique mix of speed, convenience, and innovative design. With a single Vango SuperBeam and durable Vango Sentinel Comfort 150 fabric, the Rapide stands up to its name by being incredibly quick to inflate!

  • Weight: 21.50kg
  • Height: 236 to 250cm
  • Depth: 275cm
  • Width: 400cm

Updated to the Vango Grey Violet colour, allowing more light into the awning, and featuring large diamond clear windows with elegant and convenient zip up curtains, this caravan awning provides an excellent conservatory style living space to the side of your caravan.

The multifunctional door allows you to keep it fully closed, half way open or removed completely, ideal for any occasion whatever the weather. A quick pitching caravan awning, the Rapide is ideal for those who are more frequently mobile and looking for an awning that saves time but does not compromise on space and quality.

  • Vango AirAwning® Structure - Inflatable AirBeam® technology allows for pole free pitching and easy erection on the caravan site (double action pump included)
  • Sentinel Comfort 150 Fabric - High quality 150D, long lasting polyester fabric that has a great feel. Sentinel Comfort uses a 150 denier polyester yarn that is woven to produce a very durable material which is combined with a PU coating to create a highly waterproof fabric
  • Bracer beams included - Designed to fit in between the awnings main AirBeams® to enhance stability in high winds
  • Foam Draught Pad included - Fit against caravan to reduce draughts and create neat fit. Foam pad mounts on to a size-tolerant gusset to allow for varying caravan heights and differing ground angles
  • Looped Kador Strips - Loops at either end of Kador strip to aid when threading the awning through your rail. Loops can be hooked to suction pads (supplied) to minimise movement
  • PVC Draught Skirt & 2 Wheel Arch Covers included - Reduces draughts from coming in under the caravan into the awning
  • Draught cushion – Created from the body fabric of the awning, this connects the foam protection pad to form a soft, non-damaging, draught proof seal between your caravan and Vango awning
  • AirSpeed® valve system and easy access positioning - Designed by Vango to inflate your AirBeams® with even less effort
  • SuperBeams™ - Larger diameter beams providing additional structure and stability to the awning
  • Pre-angled beams - Achieve greater internal space than with a standard curve. Provides effective bracing against winds
  • Webbing storm straps included - Provides secure guying at the front of the awning
  • Line-Lok guyline runners - Lock securely, simple to release and high performance in all conditions
  • Adjustable pegging points - Allows awning to be pitched perfectly on uneven surfaces
  • Zipped privacy curtains - Simple and quick to use, allow varying levels of opening. Fitted to the flysheet with no gaps and simply roll down into a pocket
  • Diamond Clear windows with sewn in printed curtains - Maximise light and visibility
  • Reflective webbing - Picks up torchlight so the pegging points are easily spotted in low light conditions
  • Flexi Door - Adjust to be fully or half open
  • Flat entry - Easy access for wheelchairs, prams and people with reduced mobility
  • Heavyweight zips on doors - Enhances waterproofness
  • Zip covers - Enhances child safety and weather resistance
  • Fully taped seams - All flysheet seams are factory taped which provides a watertight seal
  • Steel rock pegs and mallet included - Pegs are strong, durable and can be used on more challenging terrain
  • AirBeam® Pump Included - Double action pump that will rapidly inflate your AirAway® Awning which comes complete with a pressure dial
  • Wind tunnel tested - Tested within wind conditions up to 100kph
  • Fire retardant fabrics - Meets European EN5912 safety standard
  • Fully wind and rain tested - Weather tested to the European standard EN5912 by certified test centre
  • SkyTrack II® - A flexible hanging system which allows you to easily attach lighting, storage or our new SkyLiners. The SkyTrack system truly allows you to design your tent to suit your needs
  • Grey Violet colourway - Creates a brighter environment inside the awning
  • Weather shield skirt - Positioned around the base of the awning to reduce draughts and easy to clean
  • Lantern Hanging Points - Conveniently positioned to attach your light(s)
  • Touring awnings are suitable for repeated pitching at any time of the year


UK Delivery - Over the Christmas period orders will be processed on Wednesday 02/01/19

For orders to all UK Mainland addresses, delivery may take 1-3 working days.
For orders to non-UK Mainland addresses such as the Offshore Islands, Scottish Highlands, Isle of Man or Northern Ireland, delivery may take 2-5 working days.

Please Note: We mainly use DPD, Parcel Force or Royal Mail to ship your parcels to you. We share our courier delivery accounts with a sister company Vectis Auctions, so you may receive delivery confirmation emails or text messages that reference Vectis.

Delivery Tariff Tables:

UK Mainland

Weight of Order (Kg)   Postage Method   Delivery Price (£)   Estimated Delivery Time (Working Days)
0-29.99   UK Signed For   4.98   1-3 days
30 and over   Courier 24H   15.00   1-3 days

Orders of £150 or more will qualify for Free Delivery (UK Mainland only).

Non-UK Mainland - Highlands and Islands (inc. Northern Ireland)

Weight of Order (Kg)   Postage Method   Delivery Price (£)   Estimated Delivery Time (Working Days)
0-29.99   Courier 48H   15.00   2-5 days
30 and over   Courier 48H   24.90   2-5 days

The postcode areas classed as non-UK Mainland for our delivery purposes are as follows: AB25, AB30-38, AB41-45, AB51-56, FK17-21, G83, HS1-9, IV1-28, IV30-32, IV36, IV40-49, IV51-56, IV63, KA27-28, KW1-3, KX5-17, PA20-38, PA41-49, PA60-78, PA80, PH16-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE1-3, BT1-49, BT51-57, BT60-71, BT74-82, BT92-94, JE2-3, GY1-10, IM1-9, PO30-41, TR21-25. We do not accept PO Boxes as a delivery address. Overseas British Forces please contact us for a shipping quote.

Order Processing

We aim to process your order within 2 working days for in-stock items. Special Order items may take up to 10 working days during the peak Spring and Summer seasons and 28 days during the Autumn and Winter seasons.

Should there be a delay with processing your order, we will keep you informed of the situation by email and telephone.

Orders are delivered during normal office hours and will require a signature upon receipt of the goods. All orders are shipped using an insured service.

Orders to remote areas are dealt with on an individual basis.

We reserve the right to charge more for delivery as appropriate in exceptional circumstances e.g. if the order is to be delivered to a remote area or for very large or valuable items. We will always contact you to discuss the options before making additional delivery charges.

If the item is returned due to a missed delivery/collection then we will rearrange delivery at your cost, unless you no longer require the item. The original cost of delivery will be non-refundable.

Collect In-Store

Goods we have in stock can be ordered online and collected from the 'you can caravan' pick-up point at 'Teesside Caravans' during normal opening hours. The goods will be available to collect the same day if the order is placed before 12pm, or the following day if ordered after 12pm. You will receive an email letting you know when the goods are ready to be picked up, which could be up to 4 hours after placing your order during busy times. Please make sure to bring the order confirmation email along with you as your proof of purchase.

Recycled Packaging

At 'you can caravan' we care for the environment and as such see it as our responsibility to look after it. This means that where possible we recycle as much packaging as we can when preparing your order for delivery. This will not however, compromise the protection of your items.


Cancelling Your Order - Before the goods are sent out to you

The contract between us only becomes binding the point at which we dispatch your order. Therefore you are free to cancel your order for any reason, at any time before we dispatch the goods to you.

If you wish to cancel your order before the goods have been dispatched, please call us on 01642 764455.

Cancelling Your Order - After the goods have been sent out to you

Under the Distance Selling Regulations, you the consumer have a cooling off period during which you have the unconditional right to cancel the contract. The cooling off period ends seven working days (not including weekends or bank holidays) after the day on which you receive the goods.

You must provide us with written intent to cancel or we will not accept your return. You may contact us by:

  • Email:, or
  • Letter to: Internet Returns, You Can Caravan, The Hambleton Business Centre, Fleck Way, Teesside Industrial Estate, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 9JZ.

The right to cancellation does not apply to the following goods:

  • Goods or services where the price depends on fluctuations in the financial markets that cannot be controlled by the supplier.
  • The supply of goods made to the customer's own specification, such as custom-made blinds or curtains. But this exception does not apply to upgrade options, such as choosing alloy wheels when buying a car or opting for add-on memory or choosing a combination of standard off-the-shelf components when ordering a PC.
  • Goods that, by reason of their nature, cannot be returned, for example, where returning the goods is a physical impossibility or goods that cannot be restored to the same physical state they were supplied in, such as nylon tights that become distorted once worn.
  • Perishable goods like fresh foods or fresh cut flowers.
  • Audio or video recordings or computer software that the customer has unsealed.
  • Newspapers, periodicals or magazines.

You are under a statutory duty throughout the period of cancellation to retain possession of the goods and take reasonable care of them. Your right to cancellation is not connected with your duty to exercise reasonable care of the goods; however, action might be taken against customers for any breach of this statutory duty.

Returning Cancelled Goods

Once you have notified us of your wish to cancel, we require you to return the goods to us at your own expense as soon as possible by:

  • Filling out and enclosing our Internet Returns Form;
  • By post or courier to the following address: Internet Returns, You Can Caravan, The Hambleton Business Centre, Fleck Way, Teesside Industrial Estate, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 9JZ.

When returning goods in accordance with the contract, you the consumer must take reasonable care to ensure that we receive the goods and that the goods are not damaged in transit.

Goods are returned at your own expense and risk. We recommend using a recorded delivery service or equivalent as we cannot accept responsibility of goods lost in transit. If you can prove the return of goods in an appropriate way, you will not have to bear the costs of any loss or damage in transit. If your item is excessively large or heavy, we can arrange for a courier to collect it at a price which we will agree with you in advance.

Whilst in your possession, we ask that you inspect goods indoors taking care not damage or soil them. We also ask that you return items in their original conditions; this includes all tags, instructions and any packaging.

Refunding the cost of goods to you

Once you have notified us of your wish to cancel, we will refund to you any money paid in relation to the contract as soon as possible and in any event, within a maximum period of 30 days. We will refund to you, any money paid in relation to the contract by, or on behalf, or the customer, to the person who made the payment. This includes:

  • Full price of the goods
  • Deposit or prepayment made

We are unable to refund the cost of return for cancelled goods.

If you fail to return the goods, or goods are returned at our expense, we reserve the right to charge you the direct cost to you of the return. We cannot deduct this amount from your refund.

Our preferred method of repayment is to credit the refund back to the original card or PayPal account with which you made the payment. If this is not possible, please let us know how you require a refund to be made at the time that you notify us of your intent to cancel.

Return of goods under the Sale of Goods Act 1979

You are within your rights to return goods under the Sale of Goods Act 1979 which are:

  • Faulty
  • Not of satisfactory quality
  • Not fit for purpose
  • Do not correspond to their description

If you wish to return goods which you believe are damaged or faulty, please telephone 01642 764455. We will discuss with you the problem and advise the best method of returning the item.

Goods are returned at your own expense and risk. We recommend using a recorded delivery service or equivalent as we cannot accept responsibility for goods lost in transit. If you can prove the return of goods in an appropriate way, you will not have to bear the costs of any loss or damage in transit.

If you goods are excessively large or heavy, we can arrange for a courier to collect it at a price which we will agree with you in advance.

Please fill out and enclose our Internet Returns Form when returning any goods.

Upon receipt of the goods we will examine them for damage:

  • If the fault is obvious and inherent, we will process the refund, repair or exchange within 7 days of receipt of the goods
  • If the fault is not obvious, we may need to return the goods to the supplier for testing. We typically expect a response from the supplier within 28 days. The following products usually need to be examined by the supplier: Electrical Appliances, Gas Appliances, Tents, Awnings, Porches and Motor Annexes.

In the event that the goods are found to be damaged or faulty, we will either:

  • Refund to you the price you paid for the goods, plus the original delivery cost, plus the cost to you returning the goods to us, or, after consulting with you,
  • Send to you a replacement and refund to you the cost or returning the product, or
  • Have the product repaired, return it to you and refund you for the cost of returning the product.

In the event that the fault or damage is not due to fault manufacture, but to misuse or damage sustained after purchase, or subject to normal wear and tear, we will contact you to find out whether you wish the goods to be returned to you or repaired, if a repair is feasible. In these circumstances the cost of repair, returning the goods to us and returning the goods to you would be at your expense.


All prices quoted are in Pounds Sterling (£) and are inclusive of VAT at the current rate charges in the UK where appropriate.

We accept payment by all major credit cards. 'you can caravan' will not add any additional fees to your order if you pay via any of the card types supported by the site.

We reserve the right to refuse acceptance of payment details if we think they are being used fraudulently. All sensitive consumer data collected on this site is used only for the purpose of completing the transaction. Transaction information is transmitted via encrypted, secure payment gateways.

Your Details

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Information on how we may use your information can be found in the 'Privacy Policy'.