Following success with the Good Design Awards based in Australia, AIR OPUS was nominated by the German Design Council for entry into the German Design Awards 2018. Announced on the 20th October 2017 as a Winner in the transportation category. The jury agreed that the design and innovation on show was worthy of an international award.
The trend-setting AIR OPUS Self-Inflating Camper has added a Good Design Award to its accolades in Australia’s internationally coveted 2017 Good Design Awards. Only the Tesla Model X and semi-autonomous Caterpillar digger could beat the AIR OPUS for top honours in its category. Other winners in the category included global style and engineering leaders such as Audi and Mazda.
“The convenience of pushing a button to erect the camper with air is simply genius and makes camping accessible to everyone”
Good Design Award Jury 2017
The Nissan x OPUS concept integrates the recently unveiled Nissan Energy ROAM, a portable, all-in-one, weatherproof power pack harnessing Nissan’s EV battery technology for convenient, emission-free and silent power on the go.
With a storage capacity of 700Wh and a power output of 1kW, the ROAM’s lithium-ion cells are recovered from first-generation Nissan electric vehicles, ensuring a sustainable second-life for the batteries.
OPUS won the Camping & Caravanning Club’s 2019 Owners Satisfaction Awards – Best Trailer Tent. OPUS owners voted throughout 2018 and the results showed a 93% owner satisfaction rating. The most popular model was our Full Monty package.
The Air Opus camper stands out from the crowd, so much so that we’d often return from our day’s outing to find people taking photos!
Trek & Mountain hits the road in an OPUS Camper to hike in lesser-visited mountain ranges in Slovenia, Austria, Germany and France…
Curbed recommend our OPUS Camper in the top 5 line up – offering a selection of leisure vehicles ideal for families. The ability to sleep up to 6 in the main camper and an additional 4 in the awning make it an extremely cost effective option.
The Opus has only been around for a few years but it’s already developed a loyal fan base. And they love the luxury folding campers so much that they’ve just held their first get-together.
Sometimes, roughing it in a teeny tent without your creature comforts just won’t cut it. There’s a time and a place for wild camping, and this just isn’t it. You want to camp with those extra little luxuries that make you feel like you’re at home outdoors. So, what do you do? Enter the Opus camper.
Unique and different, OPUS Campers are taking the world by storm. In just a few short years, OPUS has developed a massive market that previously did not exist. Their inventiveness and innovation continue, with new models and ideas set to come on stream worldwide
Avid camper and adventurer Donya Carlson puts the OPUS Camper through its paces.
“Just add water, load the refrigerator, and the Air OPUS Off-Road is ready to tackle any backcountry adventure”
The 1st OPUS® Owners Rally Weekend was held at Tattershall Lakes in Lincolnshire from 18th-20th May, the event saw over 70 OPUS® owners and families pitch up in 25 OPUS®!
The trend-setting OPUS® Camper has opened an entirely new market since launching the multi-award winning AIR OPUS® in early 2017.
Spanish blog Uncrate feature AIR OPUS – the “camper instantáneo”
American news network CNBC praise the innovative design of OPUS Camper, stating “set-up is a breeze” with the Air Tube technology.
Reviewing some of the best off-road trailers and caravans 2018 has to offer, Gear Patrol review the AIR OPUS. Inflating in under 90 seconds and bringing all the comforts of home, including a sink, hob and luxurious seating area. It’s easy to see how this innovative camper made the shortlist!
Adventurers know the value of being efficient while on the road – and that’s why the AIR OPUS is a godsend.
When it comes to sheer luxury and convenience, the AIR OPUS self-inflating folding camper is hard to beat – Voted No.1!
This awesome trailer tent will revolutionise your camping experience. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love wild camping. However, when I go ‘car camping’, and I often do, I like to have the little added luxuries to make my camping experience a bit more homey. Enter the OPUS AIR trailer tent.
Set it up at the touch of a button, leatherette seats, up to 10 berths, choose your colour…! Caravans a bit bland? Fancy something a bit different? Still prefer the idea of camping under canvas? With a unit that’s simplicity itself to tow and manoeuvre? Welcome to OPUS…..
VAN CLAN list AIR OPUS as Number 1 in their ‘Best Pop Up Campers’ post. The AIR OPUS is a great pop up camper that sits inside a small lightweight towable trailer. It’s fully equipped with everything you could need for a trip into the wild, and can be stored neatly in your garage when it’s not being used.
Window onto the wild – the Suffolk-made, super-nifty AIR OPUS camper is a great option if you’re serious about going on tour whenever the fancy strikes.
Out & About Live visited the OPUS stand at the February NEC Camping, Caravan and Motorhome Show 2018, to review “Britains coolest folding camper” AIR OPUS.
Italian online magazine QuiFinanza review the AIR OPUS, highlighting the campers advantages over the more tradition caravans.
Camilla Zalka from GiGadget discovers the AIR OPUS special features, making it “one of the most comfortable camping experiences you could have”.
Inflate your own tent by pressing a single button in less than 90 seconds. Mission Impossible? Not for the innovative technique of Air OPUS…
An article from Italian website fanpage.it – “Forget the normal rigid and cumbersome campers, Air OPUS is a small compact trailer that turns into a luxurious mobile home with six beds in less than two minutes and with a single button.”
“Think of Air Opus as a cross between a tent and a camper, but without the hassle of struggling with poles, or cranking system – thanks to the “Air Poles” that inflate swiftly …”
Editor Amanda Froelich finds out how good life can be with the OPUS Camper – “On-the-road living has never been so easy.”
John Sootheran, Caravan Magazine editor, reviews the folding camper, the OPUS Camper, at the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show, NEC in February 2018.
OPUS Camper makes a proud appearance as Get Out With the Kids visits The Camping, Caravan and Motorhome Show.
Inhabitat editor Nicole Jewell discovers that there’s more to OPUS then meets the eye. The AIR OPUS “offers an exceptionally comfortable interior with plenty sleeping and living space …”
Curbed specialise in all things home, “In the camper world, anything you can do to make the outdoors a bit easier can go a long way. For those that hate the hassle of tent poles and rain covers, look no further…”
Italian website News Camp take a first look at the AIR OPUS at the Sussie Caravan Salon.
Coast Magazines Editor Alex Fisher describes our AIR OPUS camper as a transportable bolthole. “Can’t quite afford that coastal retreat you’re dreaming of? How about options for a moveable home instead? We love the ease and luxury of the AIR OPUS…
Na het succes met de Good Design Awards in Australië, werd AIR OPUS door de German Design Council genomineerd voor deelname aan de German Design Awards 2018. Op 20 oktober 2017 aangekondigd als winnaar in de transportcategorie. De jury was het erover eens dat het tentoongestelde ontwerp en de innovatie een internationale onderscheiding waard waren.
Editor Marcel Schuler interviews our new German Distributor Michael Daams. Michael Daams was introduced to the AIR OPUS at Caravan Salon, Düsseldorf 2017. Michael and his wife soon fell in love with the product and understood the market potential in Germany. Michael explains the benefits of AIR OPUS and justifies why it’s the best folding camper to own!
Campfire Magazine first discovered our OPUS Camper a few years ago, and it soon featured in a review of ‘cool campers’. This time they comment “Our winner, by a wide margin, is the utterly fantastic OPUS. So, why the OPUS? Well, for its looks, its ease-of-opening, its build quality and its all-round versatility. Price isn’t bad either. In appearance, it’s a mix of a safari tent and sci-fi – airy, spacious and with options and accessories to suit family size ( four to ten berth) and your camping and outdoor life. The kitchens are beautiful, the beds comfortable and the sitting/dining room made for socialising. What’s more, the new AIR OPUS inflates itself in two minutes. It’s lightweight and low-profile and the racking system means you can load it with bikes, kayaks and more for your travels.
Taking to the Live Stage on Sunday 22nd October the crowds gathered in anticipation for the product reveal. Katy and Brett from OPUS HQ introduced the Off-Road Concept, using AIR pole technology to inflate the camper. Due to expansion across Europe the Off-Road Concept is intended for production in due course. Following the reveal Steve Groves, Winner of Masterchef: The Professionals used the external pull out kitchen of the Off-Road Concept to cook up a tasty mackerel and herb salad taco. Steve commented “If I was going to cook outside, this is the kind of set up I would want. Its nearly as well equipped as my kitchen at home – it’s a breeze!”
At a first glance the AIR OPUS looks like an ordinary trailer. But with the push of a button it inflates itself at lightening speed to a four berth camper with kitchenette.
Anyone who sees a car towing an AIR OPUS may think that it is a normal folding camper, but nothing is less true. In this trailer there is luxury accommodation that inflates in around 90 seconds using an internal pump.
Editor Rafał Jemielita comments on the comfort offered inside the AIR OPUS, along with the leatherette seating area, 240v power, microwave, gas stove with options including USB ports and audio systems.
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The team at Polski Caravaning visited our stand during Caravan Salon 2017 – interviewing OPUS specialist Justyna Bronk about everything OPUS related!
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“…when it comes to sheer luxury and convenience, the Air Opus self-inflating folding camper is hard to beat”.
Genial Tricks are amazed y the transformation of the AIR OPUS Camper “Die unscheinbare blaue Box auf 2 Rädern ist die weltweit erste, die sich selber in einen Campinganhänger verwandeln kann.”
The Ultimate Road – Trip Accommodation: A Tiny RV. Smaller than gigantic RVs but packed with amenities, compact campers from Airstream, Winnebago and others are making it easy to bring your home away from home. By Jonathan Welsh.
Camping Magazine Editor Iain Duff gives his thoughts on the AIR OPUS. “It’s not everyone’s idea of what camping should be all about, but when it comes to sheer luxury and convenience, the AIR OPUS is impossible to beat.
Going on vacation with a caravan or trailer often proves complicated in terms of logistics and maneuvering. Opus invented the trailer that turns into a luxury tent in just 90 seconds.
Popular German TV Channel n-tv explores the AIR OPUS at Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf. n-tv were impressed with the space available and the ability to cook, eat, sleep and relax! AIR OPUS featured 3 times throughout the news-time programme featuring highlights from Caravan Salon 2017.
Deze uitvouwbare camper moet mee op het mannenweekend – (This Folding Camper is perfect for a man’s weekend away)
De OPUS Inflating Camper is het ultieme mobiele Bros nest. Eentje die het concert mannenweekend naar een volgende niveau tilt. De OPUS heeft alle luxe van een mega camper maar kan worden ingeklapt tot vouwwagen formaat.
The OPUS Inflating Camper is the ultimate mobile mans nest. One that takes the concept of men’s weekends to another level. The OPUS has all the luxury of a mega camper but can be folded into a towable trailer.
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Packing three adventures into three days and three different national parks, Daniel Wildey padded, hikes and climbs across Northern England….with the help of one amazing self-inflating trailer tent.
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Claire Maxted discovers if an AIR OPUS camper is the perfect base for outdoor adventures. “The AIR OPUS Camper is a great alternative to a caravan. It’s lighter, quicker and more rugged to tow, smaller to store, quick to set up and gives much more space than a camper van. It’s definitely worth investigating if you’re adventurous but want to come back to luxury, spacious dining and sleeping”.