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Snap up this top-rated travel umbrella while it's down to a splashy $27

'It truly is windproof' — snap up this Teflon-coated rain repeller with over 57,000 five-star fans

Mapping out your summer sojourn, but don't want to get soaked in some unpredictable weather during your travels? The top-selling, super-compact Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella might be your best defense against rogue rainfalls. Over 2,000 Amazon shoppers snagged this umbrella just this month, and you can get it for as low as $27 on sale. Not impressed by that price? How 'bout this: Reviewers say it will last for years.

A double-vented canopy means even the biggest wind gusts won't bust this bumbershoot, fans say.

$27 at Amazon

Why is this a good deal? 💰

A long-lasting umbrella is something of a unicorn, but this one has a reputation for durability. While it has been known to sell for lower, our price trackers indicate we can't expect a deal better than this until ... November, when we're going to be stocking up on snow shovels.

Why do I need this? 🤔

The Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella's major claim to fame is its Teflon finish — the outside is treated with a nonstick coating so raindrops bounce off the umbrella instead of soaking through it. The Teflon coating also blocks UV rays, so you can use it in the sun as a parasol — how's that for some extra travel protection?

It opens with just the touch of a button — a handy feature when clouds suddenly roll in! It's also made with nine resin-reinforced fiberglass ribs, making it windproof, not just waterproof — a feature shoppers appreciate.

Despite its robust construction, this umbrella is a compact 11.5 inches long and weighs under 1 pound. That means you can even slip it in your carry-on — so, if your luggage gets lost and your summer travels coincide with monsoon season, you'll have your best defense with you on your person.

Repel umbrella
This umbrella isn't just like Teflon — it is Teflon, with a coating that repels water even in fierce downpours. (Amazon)

What reviewers say 💬

This top-rated essential has over 57,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, so you know it's a better pick than those convenience store umbrellas you buy in desperation.

Pros 👍

"Sturdy and compact," wrote a rave reviewer. "We traveled to New York City with four of these umbrellas. Easy to pack, as so compact. There was heavy rain and downpour in the city and we walked everywhere using these umbrellas. Easy to open and close with one hand and they did not break or easily flip inside out against the wind."

"Best umbrella I've ever owned!" gushed another fan. "I liked it so much I bought two more for my significant other and kid. It truly is windproof. Yes, it can invert, like all umbrellas, but absolutely nothing happens to the joints. It reverts right back without any damage, weakness or compromise to the assembly."

"I have bought these umbrellas for years and I just bought two more," said a third happy shopper. "Not because they break, that's just the thing — they don't. Ever. For any reason. Instead, I leave them behind for some other fortunate soul to find. The sheer amount of wind that I've put these things through is incredible. The other night, I had to put it away during a rainstorm for a few minutes because the wind was so strong I thought I would fly away holding onto it. Even still, not broken."

Cons 👎

While shoppers overwhelmingly loved this umbrella for blocking the bluster, a few were determined to rain on their parade.

"These umbrellas are terrific," another shopper shared. "The only con is that they are a little heavy, but I do not think they could be lighter and be as tough. It's nice to be in high wind and not worry about your umbrella breaking!"

"Umbrella is really good," a final reviewer wrote. "One annoying drawback is that you can't open the umbrella when it's closed, but extended. So, you have to close it fully, then press the button to open it."

This umbrella isn't just for rainy days — it also offers UV protection.

$27 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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