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Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella with Teflon Coating

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.0
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Review Summary - 963 recent, verified reviews

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Build Quality
 335
wind, winds, umbrellas, rain, rust
+65%
-35%
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" ...  So far, through a couple little rainstorms, I have liked this handy little umbrella.  ...  "
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" ...  A little heavier then I wanted but i guess that means it's well made.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the umbrella.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't used this product yet but it feels like a quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels very solid and well-built.  ...  "
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" ...  Has been holding up well in the hard rain and wind.  ...  "
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" ...  Umbrella is well-crafted and sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a good heavy duty, durable umbrella I could put in my purse.  ...  "
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Size
 178
compact, size, carry, travel, backpack
+93%
-7%
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" ...  is compact, opens and closes easily.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a good heavy duty, durable umbrella I could put in my purse.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a large umbrella as well that's very good, but this one is really portable, fits in my backpack and easy to used.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits well inside your purse or backpack  ...  "
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" ...  Easy up and down and lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the perfect size for my work commute.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a great size small, but not too small.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight and small!  ...  "
Fit
 121
wind, open, backpack, mechanism, winds
+67%
-33%
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" ...  This is the best umbrella I’ve ever held.  ...  "
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" ...  The cheap $9 umbrella I got from Walmart completely broke apart after a few windy days, but this umbrella is holding up nicely with the wind so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels sturdy, yet compact enough to keep in car.  ...  "
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" ...  The Repel Windproof Travel is a compact, well constructed, umbrella, that deserves a place under the seat of every car and hanging near the front door.  ...  "
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" ...  The umbrella is small and compact, is fit easily into the side pockets of my backpack.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered it, and my mom appreciates how easy it is to fold back.  ...  "
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" ...  It is compact, sturdy and practical for flying, as it fits easily into a carry-on bag, purse or briefcase.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits well inside your purse or backpack  ...  "
Product Reliability
 60
umbrella, year, broke, broken, umbrellas
+42%
-58%
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" ...  Rusted after less than a dozen uses in a year  ...  "
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" ...  It rusted after one rainy week.  ...  "
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" ...  The next day I wanted to show my wife what I had bought and the button was no longer working.  ...  "
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" ...  This broke after less than 7 days of using.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke after using it for a couple of days.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke second time I use it!  ...  "
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" ...  I was told that that was a manufacturing error and a bunch were recalled. ... I'm not sure if this is a quality control error or if I am just unlucky.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this a little over a month ago and have used it about 5 times .  ...  "
Ease of Use
 55
easy, umbrella, easy to open, open and close, button
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Lightweight and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  Compact and very simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to carry umbrella keeps you dry, even in downpours.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy up and down and lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  Small and easy to stow away.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to open and close.  ...  "
Price
 54
umbrella, money, worth, worth the price, worth the money
+74%
-26%
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" ...  And a very reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good umbrella for the price, I guess, unless .  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money by far!  ...  "
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" ...  Price is Right on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Fair price, works as desired - I would buy again  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth the extra few dollars.  ...  "
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" ...  Great umbrella for the size and price.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product, great value.  ...  "
Comfort
 47
feels, handle, hand, feels like, holding
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Feels like a quality product in my hands. ... I have only used it in moderate showers but it feels like it can handle more.  ...  "
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" ...  The rods seem strong and the handle is a comfortable soft rubber.  ...  "
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" ...  Just to be clear, the mechanism works like this: When the umbrella is fully stowed, you first unwrap the fabrix strap that holds it together, then push the button.  ...  "
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" ...  The silly ting folds right back down, and all you have to do is lock it back into the ready-to-go position.  ...  "
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" ...  Just last weekend when it was really windy out, I carried it and it passed my test hands down.  ...  "
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" ...  I can just slip it in my bag for later use and it comes in handy!  ...  "
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" ...  It feels like a quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels well made.  ...  "
For Travel
 45
umbrella, trip, traveling, vacation, repel windproof travel
+89%
-11%
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" ...  This is a good travel umbrella  ...  "
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" ...  fits well into small suitcase for travel  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this in late 2016 for traveling throughout Asia. ... All that and it has a great small profile for traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered it to take on my trip to the UK and loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  The wind was no problem for the Repel Windproof Travel umbrella.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the best umbrella - travel or otherwise - that I've owned. ... It literally made the difference between having a miserable time in Europe and a great time during on-off rainy vacation in Italy and Croatia. ... Highly recommend for travel or every day use.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased it for a trip.  ...  "
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" ...  great for travel or carrying in a handbag.  ...  "
Controls
 43
umbrella, push, open, opens, press the button
+77%
-23%
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" ...  The button is excellent when automatically closing and opening.  ...  "
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" ...  Push button up and down feature works well.  ...  "
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" ...  I like an umbrella that opens and closes with the touch of a button.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love that it closes with the same touch of the button that opens it.  ...  "
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" ...  Works without a hitch, takes only one hand to open (click a button) and you're set.  ...  "
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" ...  The automatic open/close button is fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  I really love the way it auto-opens when you press the button.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how it opens and collapses by the push of a button!  ...  "
Drying
 41
umbrella, dries, wind, rain, dries quickly
+76%
-24%
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" ...  It kept me dry during the toughest weather. ... Plus it dries quick and packs up well.  ...  "
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" ...  Keeps me dry, holds up on windy days  ...  "
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" ...  Size is perfect, small enough to fit in my purse but big enough to keep me dry in a rainy day!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to carry umbrella keeps you dry, even in downpours.  ...  "
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" ...  Fortunately, I had this trusty umbrella living inside my backpack, and I ended up getting home dry and relatively satisfied because of this umbrella.  ...  "
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" ...  I was also impressed with how quickly the umbrella dried once it was brought indoors.  ...  "
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" ...  It also works great in windy rain and keeps you dry.  ...  "
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" ...  Automatic umbrella, dries rapidly, fits in my bag.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 37
rain, water, wind, wind proof, wind and rain
+57%
-43%
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" ...  I'm excited and ready to take on the wind and rain .  ...  "
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" ...  great for outdoor events or walking in the rain  ...  "
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" ...  Love the durability of this umbrella during a heavy rain.  ...  "
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" ...  Thought it was my buddy who was next to me causing it as it could have been water dropping off his half exposed hoodie onto me.  ...  "
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" ...  It repelled all the water.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not used it yet but it fits great in the water bottle sleeve of my backpack, so I have it on me any time I might need it.  ...  "
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" ...  Stood up against vigorous wind and rain during a recent vacation along the Rhine river valley.  ...  "
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" ...  Just the fact that this umbrella has survived the rain storms we get is already a reason to recommend.  ...  "
Design
 27
design, umbrella, sturdy, feels, solid
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Feels very solid and well-built.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and feels durable, but when you close it though it feels like it’s closing way to hard and will eventually break.  ...  "
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" ...  nice looking umbrella .  ...  "
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" ...  Size, build, look - this is an A+++ umbrella.  ...  "
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" ...  The material looks like its very good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Very solid feel.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is slick and neat, no awkward grips that don't fit.  ...  "
Marketplace
 26
replacement, product, seller, described, advertised
+77%
-23%
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" ...  The product arrived on time and as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  just as promised  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as described .  ...  "
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" ...  Also , the product comes with a lifetime guarantee.  ...  "
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" ...  thank you RWS  ...  "
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" ...  Good product and seller!  ...  "
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" ...  I loved it so much I immediately logged onto Amazon to order another one.  ...  "
Storage
 25
small, umbrella, fits, backpack, size
+84%
-16%
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" ...  It is small enough to fit in most any bag.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not used it yet but it fits great in the water bottle sleeve of my backpack, so I have it on me any time I might need it.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy close and wonderful size to easily stow in purse or glove compartment.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels chunky and solid, well put together, and opens and closes easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Recommend if you’re looking for a personal umbrella that fits in your bag/backpack.  ...  "
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" ...  It operates smoothly and fits easily into my messenger bag.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits easily into suitcase, bag, or car door bin.  ...  "
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" ...  a bonus when one does not wish to leave clutter on the floor when space is such a valuable commodity in the big apple .  ...  "
Returns
 24
replacement, refund, company, send, get a replacement
+17%
-83%
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" ...  I would like a return for this item  ...  "
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" ...  At least it's cheap enough that I'm not worried about the expense, but it also means it's not worth trying to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I think I'm already past the return/exchange time.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had to return it, because it's just too heavy for me to carry it around in addition all the other things I have.  ...  "
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" ...  I am two days past the return date.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be asking for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I am hoping for a replacement  ...  "
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" ...  I returned the same.  ...  "
Delivery
 19
arrived on time, delivery, umbrella, shipping, quick
+95%
-5%
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" ...  I've carried this daily since its arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  just as promised  ...  "
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" ...  The umbrella was delivered in a timely fashion .  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived on time and well packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd recommend as long as you check everything upon arrival.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this right after it’s arrived!  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived in good shape in working order.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was fast.  ...  "
Weight
 17
light, heavy, bit, sturdy, close
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Super light weight and good quality  ...  "
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" ...  It is pretty small and fits into my bag without adding any weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy construction, but light weight.  ...  "
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" ...  light weight very easy to open and close.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent quality and great weight  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and repels rain very well  ...  "
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" ...  It's light weighted, easy to open/close and can easily carry around in the bag.  ...  "
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" ...  It is small, light weight, sturdy, and feels very solid.  ...  "
Washer Dryer
 16
dries, keep, teflon coating, shakes, rain
+56%
-44%
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" ...  It’s durable and dries extremely quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  It kept me dry during the toughest weather. ... Plus it dries quick and packs up well.  ...  "
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" ...  It dries super fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It kept my upper half dry.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the Teflon coating works great, it pretty much stays dry.  ...  "
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" ...  Big enough to keep you dry.  ...  "
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" ...  It also works great in windy rain and keeps you dry.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality and you can shake it dry after.  ...  "
Features
 14
umbrella, button, close, opening, auto open close
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Of all of the umbrella that I owned in the past, none had this feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Small and light  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, the automatic close feature really works.  ...  "
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" ...  The auto-open/close feature is pretty nice and actually works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Auto open/close feature very useful.  ...  "
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" ...  Very well made, works as advertised and has a very nice feature in that it goes part of the way down with the down button.  ...  "
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" ...  love the push button deploy/retract feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Another feature I love is the auto open/close.  ...  "
Capacity
 13
windy city, umbrella, compact, area, windy
+85%
-15%
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" ...  I live in philly, which is a pretty windy city.  ...  "
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" ...  It is shorter and easier to store than my last one and the coverage area is larger.  ...  "
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" ...  The coverage area is impressive for such a compact umbrella.  ...  "
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" ...  So pleased with it that I bought several for family members.  ...  "
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" ...  This works in my windy city.  ...  "
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" ...  So good that someone stole it from me at the dining hall!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Super handy, especially when getting into a car or entering a building.  ...  "
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" ...  Coverage is ample.  ...  "
As Gift
 12
christmas, loves, wife, umbrellas, present
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Gave these as gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a Christmas gift for my wife and she loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  Was a gift to the wife and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  This umbrella was a gift for my daughter who lives in NYC.  ...  "
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" ...  Good Christmas gag gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought one for the girlfriend for a useful gag gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Gift for my dad.  ...  "
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" ...  I gave two of these umbrellas as gift.  ...  "
For Kids
 8
well, student, son
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I am a college student and so it was very important to me that this worked well.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a COMPACT umbrella, honestly, good enough for a child, but not for adults.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter uses this at college in Florida.  ...  "
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" ...  But for my son for school is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  It will definatly be able to cover me as well as my backpack for college.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought for my son who’s away at college and he said it’s great because it’s lightweight but very strong and opens and closes with the push of a button!  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered for my granddaughter in college.  ...  "
Overall performance
 8
wind, umbrella, still, speed, smooth
+100%
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" ...  This umbrella has flipped on my multiple times at wind speeds of over 50mph and it still functions perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  The price was great too and it came really fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Does its job.  ...  "
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" ...  It's slightly smaller than I was expecting, but it seems to have good build quality and gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  It still gets the job done and I like it.  ...  "
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" ...  This umbrella does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth operation.  ...  "
Product As Described
 8
described, advertised, works, exactly, illustration
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Works just as described .  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  The product arrived on time and as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not been able to test out the product yet but product is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems a little smaller than the picture, but works well!  ...  "
Network
 6
umbrella, good, compact, area, walking
+100%
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" ...  It is shorter and easier to store than my last one and the coverage area is larger.  ...  "
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" ...  The coverage area is impressive for such a compact umbrella.  ...  "
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" ...  It would be better if it is bigger for more coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  When open, it sufficiently provides good coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  Coverage is ample.  ...  "
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" ...  This umbrella gives good coverage.  ...  "
Washing
 4
umbrella, price, open, good
+50%
-50%
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" ...  One other thing is that it does not always open completely and you sometimes have to manually open it further, after having pushed the automatic button.  ...  "
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" ...  Anything more and your clothes will get wet.  ...  "
Color
 4
color, umbrella, colour
+75%
-25%
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" ...  and bought it again, this time with some color  ...  "
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" ...  Like the color and the handle.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
error, amazon, unlucky
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I was told that that was a manufacturing error and a bunch were recalled. ... I'm not sure if this is a quality control error or if I am just unlucky.  ...  "
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" ...  I first thought this was a one-off issue, but then made a search for "rust" in the existing Amazon reviews - and to my surprise a great many people have experienced this(!  ...  "
Band
 3
velcro, together, strap that holds, strap, use
+33%
-67%
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" ...  the wrist strap broke.  ...  "

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