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This windproof umbrella has thousands of positive reviews from Amazon shoppers — and it's now 32% off

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Sick of your umbrellas always breaking in strong wind? A windproof umbrella could be the answer. If you're tired of abandoning your broken brolly after the wind hits, there's one on Amazon that customers love.

The Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella is a best-selling umbrella from the retailer and has received thousands of glowing reviews from shoppers.

Available in eight different colours and designs, the umbrella features a double-vented, wind-defying structure that makes it ideal for use in strong winds. It's just what we need during the autumn storms.

Currently priced at £24.99, the highly praised umbrella is easy to open and collapse with one hand thanks to the automatic function.

It's compact too and measures only 29cm when folded and weighs less than 500g.

While most compact umbrellas are consist of six to eight aluminium ribs, Repel's design is fortified with nine resin-reinforced fibreglass ribs and a vented double canopy. This helps it flex slightly to ensure it withstands powerful gusts without turning inside out.

It's extremely packable for day trips, holidays or commuting, plus it's an affordable buy.

"The best umbrella I've ever had," said one Amazon customer.

"Weighs less than I expected but feels sturdy and well-made," another praised the product. "It received its first real test today in 40mph winds and driving rain and it passed with flying colours."

Meanwhile, one shopper added: "I have lost count of the number of umbrellas I have bought over the years that I have thrown away because they broke windy conditions. I bought this umbrella after reading the reviews and thankfully it has lived up to its reputation."

Another reviewer said: "Love this umbrella! Pops up instantly when you press the button. Just make sure no one is standing close as it pops up really fast! The rain literally runs straight off which means with a quick shake it's almost completely dry so you can pack it away in its cover and put it in your bag without wetting all your contents."

As well as being a practical buy to carry in your bag for everyday errands or during a staycation, the windproof umbrella makes for a great gift.

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It's not the only windproof umbrella Amazon customers are praising, either. The Collar and Cuffs Windproof Umbrella has received over a thousand five-star reviews.

Priced at £25 and available in a vibrant multi-coloured shade, it's loved for being easy to open in bad weather, and for surviving fierce winds and rain.

It features a non-slip hook handle to complement the shape of your hand. There's also easy, one-handed operation – it opens at the touch of a button.

Collar and Cuffs' umbrella also has 16 fibreglass-reinforced ribs and a large canopy that covers you properly with a 40-inch diameter.

One Amazon customer said: "I've just been out in a yellow weather warning storm – the gusts were so lively that at times I had to hold the brolly with both hands – but it took it all in its stride... I couldn't recommend it enough."

Another wrote: "I bought this umbrella to take on school trips with students so that I can be easily identified in crowded places like London. Its predecessor was destroyed by a gust of wind. But so far, this umbrella has seemed stronger and more robust. Another nice feature is the single push button that automatically extends the umbrella."

Meanwhile, another happy customer raved: "Wow, what a brolly. It’s a beautiful object to behold – very light, very sturdy and a beast on a relatively windy day. What are you waiting for? Don’t mess about with pocket brollies or golf umbrellas, buy yourself one of these!"

Another one of the best windproof umbrellas on Amazon is the Royal Walk Windproof Umbrella. It's available in a wide range of colours, including bright yellow. And, it's received thousands of raving reviews from happy customers.

The clever design combines strength and flexibility with a vented double canopy construction and wind-resistant frame that ensures the breeze can easily pass through. An ergonomic handle makes it easy to hold, with an open/close function for one-handed operation. A fine reflective strip running around the umbrella will ensure you're easier to spot in the dark, too.

"Happy to say it copes really well in the wind, it’s very strong and I love the bright colour," said one customer, while another wrote: "Excellent umbrella, very strong especially on wet, windy days. Comes with two-year warranty."

Another windproof umbrella worth shouting about is the SY Compact Travel Umbrella. Available in array of colours and designs, it's a great option for those who are always on-the-go and want a lightweight and compact option to store in their travel bag.

As with the best umbrellas, this design has an automatic open/close function, which means you can pop it open and closed with the click of a button. It features a highly water repellent and quick-drying canopy, with vents to ensure it's windproof. And, at just £11.99, it's a steal!

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