Kamp-Rite Economy Cot Review – Collapsible & Portable

This Kamp-Rite Economy Cot review is about a completely collapsible and portable cot that has been on the market for some time already. It comes with a price tag that is hard to match.

Kamp-Rite Economy Cot.
Kamp-Rite Economy Cot.

Key Benefits

  • Incredible price.
  • Very simple construction.
  • Very packable.

Economy Cot – Description

With the weight of 8 lb (3.63 kg) and its collapsible design, the Economy cot is a very sturdy tool with a steel frame. It packs nicely in only 14 x 6 inches (36 x 15 cm), so it can be stored anywhere at home and used as an emergency bed.

All the elements of the cot plus a nice carry bag.
All the elements of the cot, plus a nice carry bag.

With such a size it does not take much space in the car trunk, and also attaching it to a motorbike is easy. This is a great piece of equipment for campers, for any outdoor activity with car access. You can use it at the beach and at sporting events.

This cot can be assembled in a few minutes, it is also easy to break down and store. But it is important to know how to do this correctly, so please see this short an useful video by Kamp-Rite:

Pros and cons, rating, price

I have seen a number of comments on Amazon with customers complaining about the complicated setup of the Economy Cot. In fact, the procedure is very simple, although indeed one should follow the steps properly. The video given above should help.

Four steel legs, no tool needed for assembly.
Four steel legs, no tool needed for assembly.

As you realize from the picture above, with such a leg design, the Economy cot will not sink even on a soft surface with a grass or sand. You definitely do not need any extra tools with it.

Note that this is an incredibly affordable product, the Amazon price is given in the link, updated daily and accurate.
There are hundreds of reports by customers around, so all is known about this cot that has been on the market for quite some time already. See how I rate it.

My rating of the Kamp-Rite Economy Cot
  • Weight - 9/10
  • Size - 7.6/10
  • Capacity - 7/10
  • Packed size - 9.6/10
  • Ease of use & features - 8.4/10


My overall rating of this cot is Excellent:


• Great price.
• Sturdy and stable construction.
• Very small packed size.
• Versatile tool.
• Portable tool.


• Not particularly large.

User Review
6.8/10 (7 votes)


  • Weight: 8 lb (3.63 kg).
  • Bed size (L x W): 72 x 24 in (183 x 61 cm).
  • Capacity: 250 lb (113 kg).
  • Folded size (L x D): 24 x 6 in (61 x 15 cm).
  • Included: Heavy Duty 600DCarry Bag.
  • Surface Material: Polyester.
  • Frame: Steel.
  • Carrying case included.


To conclude this Kamp-Rite Economy Cot review, this is a very simple tool and with an incredible price tag. So if you are on a budget and if you plan to use it only occasionally, this is a cot for you. It is very convenient as an outdoor bed, as well as for home use for overnight guests and for emergency situations.

If you are undecided, please see my another text with a list of several great camping cots, some are foldable and some collapsible. As I mentioned above, if you need a backpacking cot, please see this text.

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