You wouldn’t know how important an umbrella is until there’s an unexpected downpour and you’re outside with nowhere else to go or when the sun got too scorching hot and you forgot your sunblock.
When outdoors, whether you love a picnic, a golf game, a stroll in the woods or you just love to walk outside, nothing pays more than being prepared. One nifty accessory to prepare against the unexpected whims of the weather is an umbrella. And not just any cheap umbrella you grab from the racks on your local department store. What you need is the best umbrella that’s durable enough to weather the wind and rain as well as block UV rays and protect your skin from sunburn and excessive heat.
The 12 Best Umbrellas – Table of Variations
With a myriad of options in the market including the ultra-popular Davek umbrella, Rei umbrella and Lewis n Clark compact umbrella, how do you choose which one to buy? After hours of research and searching, we have the answers. At a glance, here are brands that made it to our best umbrella 2017 list.
|Product Name||Canopy Size||Closed Length||Opening|
|Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella||42 in.||11.5 in.||Auto Open|
|Procella Umbrella Wind Resistant Golf Umbrella||62 in.||38.7 in.||Auto Open|
|Crown Coast 60 Mph Windproof Umbrella||36 in.||10.9 in||Auto Open|
|Benkii 60 Mph Windproof Travel Umbrella||45 in.||12 in.||Auto Open|
|EEZ-Y Compact Travel Umbrella||37 in.||11 in.||Auto Open|
|totes Signature Clear Bubble Umbrella||52 in.||37 in.||Manual|
|GustBuster Metro Automatic Umbrella||43 in.||16 in.||Auto Open|
|Kolumbo Windproof Travel Umbrella||36 in.||--||Auto Open|
|LifeTek Automatic Travel Umbrella||45 in.||12 in.||Auto Open|
|Rain-Mate Compact Travel Umbrella||42 in.||12 in.||Auto Open|
|Sun Tek UV Protection Vented Umbrella||68 in.||42.5 in.||Manual|
|Plemo Folding Windproof Umbrella||37 in.||11.5 in.||Auto Open|
Now that you’ve had a quick overview of the best umbrellas you can buy, let’s go in-depth with some detailed full-sized, compact and travel umbrella reviews below.