Portable camping toilets

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When it comes to caravanning, portable toilets come with the territory. And many of them come with eco-friendly options and a range of clever features. After all, feeling nature's call shouldn't come between you and your enjoyment of the great outdoors. And there's loads to enjoy when your portable camping toilets come with features like push-button flush units, water level indicators, built-in paper roll holders, and spare valves. But if you're in the market for a loo you can take with you, here are the tree main features to look for in your portable camping toilets:

Design
There's no shortage of would-be portable toilets out there, but only one type of toilet can truly claim to be portable. It's the type of loo designed with two sections that come together. The top one is a bowl that doubles up as a water tank. This flush tank can usually be lifted away and refilled, making it infinitely reusable. The lower bit is the waste tank. After waste and flush water flow into it, it's closed. It's also very important that it can be removed and emptied for reuse.

These two-piece portable toilets can be used by campers as well as caravanners. They're a must for smaller caravans or campervans that don't have built-in toilets. And some campers also like to use portable camping toilets, as they're light and small enough to fit inside a pop-up shower tent.

Of course, cassette toilets, which can be emptied from outside your motorhome, are much more convenient. Along with the right toilet chemicals, these toilets make wastewater handling a breeze.

Tank capacity
Another important feature is tank capacity. The bigger the tank, the less frequent your visits to dumping points. Bear in mind that a couple reliant only on their chemical toilet would fill a 20-litre tank in about three days, but a family with no access to campsite facilities would need more. However, tank capacity goes hand in hand with weight, which is an important factor for any caravanner.

MTPLM (Maximum Technically Permissible Laden Mass) is calculated in kilograms, but the tank's capacity will be given to you in litres. To make sure that you don't go over your weight limit, you need to be able to convert your tank capacity into kilos. A litre of water has almost the same mass as a kilo, whether it's frozen or liquid, so every litre of water adds a kilo to your total mass. To avoid going above your limit, you may need to empty the waste tank more often.

Size
When it comes to portable toilets, size is not an issue to be sniffed at. For a typical household toilet, the height of the pan is 40 to 45 cm. But the overall dimensions of a portable toilet this tall probably wouldn't match your size requirements. If you need to store your portable toilets under a caravan bed when you're on the road, or if you'll be carrying your portable camping toilets yourself, then the smaller the better.

Also, let's not forget that when water freezes, it expands. Ideally, you shouldn't fill up your tank above a certain level in winter. If you do, then make sure there's a bit of space around the tank that can be taken up as the water expands. When space is at a premium, you don't want to overlook this basic precaution.

Flush type
Then look at how your preferred portable camping toilets flush. Top of the range, ceramic bowl toilets come with a nifty feature called electronic flush. Basically, they flush for you at the push of a button. However, they require a source of electricity.

Other portable camping toilets come with a piston, or a pump that works like bellows. It's a very effective mechanism, but it tends to wear out quickly. The next step up is the hand pump, the piston flush, and then higher up is the battery-operated electric pump. Obviously, the design, flush mechanism, and size of the tank will also determine the level of noise these portable toilets make.

Elsan Bristol Chemical Portable Toilet

Product Ref: 249286

Highly durable, easy to transport, the Bristol is suitable for home or outdoor use. Nearest in height to a household toilet, the Bristol Portable toilet l is made from high grade easy-to-clean plastic. It features a removable inner container with close-fitting anti-spill li...

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£83.99 (inc VAT)   £119.99

Thetford Porta Potti Qube 145

Product Ref: 249484

The Thetford Porta Potti Qube 145 is a basic model portable toilet with a natural seating height an a high capacity waste-holding tank. If you are looking for a comfortable, practical and durable portable toilet that doesn’t require a connection to a drainage or water syste...

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£49.95 (inc VAT)   £77.99
Thetford Porta Potti Qube 165
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Thetford Porta Potti Qube 165

Product Ref: 249485

The Thetford Porta Potti Qube 165 is a family size portable toilet with a high capacity waste holding tank and a natural seating height. If you are looking for a comfortable, practical and durable portable toilet that doesn’t require a connection to a drainage or water syst...

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£52.99 (inc VAT)   £77.99

Thetford Porta Potti Qube 335 with Hold Down Kit

Product Ref: 249486

The Thetford Porta Potti Qube 335 is a family size portable toilet with a high capacity waste holding tank and a natural seating height. If you are looking for a comfortable, practical and durable portable toilet that doesn’t require a connection to a drainage or water syst...

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£106.39 (inc VAT)   £139.99
Thetford Porta Potti Qube 345
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Thetford Porta Potti Qube 345

Product Ref: 249488

The Thetford Porta Potti Qube 345 is a medium sized portable model with high capacity waste holding tank. This Thetford Porta Potti is made of two halves making it incredibly easy to take apart and reassemble when emptying waste. The bottom half is the waste tank and featur...

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£58.75 (inc VAT)   £92.99
Thetford Porta Potti Qube 365
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Thetford Porta Potti Qube 365

Product Ref: 249490

The Thetford Porta Potti Qube 365 is a family size portable toilet with a high capacity waste holding tank and a natural seating height. If you are looking for a comfortable, practical and durable portable toilet that doesn’t require a connection to a drainage or water syst...

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£68.95 (inc VAT)   £110.99
Dometic 966 Portable Toilet
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Dometic 966 Portable Toilet

Product Ref: 239150

Dometic 966 Portable Camping Chemical Toilet. The highly portable Dometic 966 Portable camping Chemical Toilet provides comfort, safety and high quality, reliable features for complete, enhanced hygiene and is ideal for camping trips, caravans and motorhomes. Featuring...

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£49.00 (inc VAT)   £107.00
Dometic 972 Portable Toilet Grey
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Dometic 972 Portable Toilet Grey

Product Ref: 240290

Just as convenient as a household toilet. The Dometic 972 is a portable toilet with 10 l holding tank. Due to an innovative product design this high-quality toilet offers powerful flushing with less pumping as well as splash-free operation and discharge. Easy to use push-bu...

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£99.75 (inc VAT)   £125.00
Dometic 976 Portable Toilet - White/Grey
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Dometic 976 Portable Toilet - White/Grey

Product Ref: 238991

Dometic 976 Portable toilet with 18.9 l holding tank. Due to an innovative product design this high-quality toilet offers powerful flushing with less pumping as well as splash-free operation and discharge. Easy to use push-button operation. The Dometic 972 toilet is a porta...

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£106.95 (inc VAT)   £134.00
Dometic 966 Portable Toilet + Spare Parts
 

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Dometic 972 Portable Toilet Spare Parts
 

Dometic 972 Portable Toilet Spare Parts

Dometic 972 Portable Toilet Spare Parts. Just as convenient as a household toilet. Available in beige and grey.

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Dometic 976 Portable Toilet Spare Parts
 

Dometic 976 Portable Toilet Spare Parts

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Fiamma Bi-Pot 1520- 1513 Portable Toilet Spare Parts
 

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Fiamma Bi-Pot 30 Portable Toilet + Spare Parts
 

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Fiamma Bi-Pot 34 Portable Toilet + Spare Parts
 

Fiamma Bi-Pot 34 Portable Toilet + Spare Parts

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Fiamma Bi-Pot 39 Portable Toilet + Spare Parts
 

Fiamma Bi-Pot 39 Portable Toilet + Spare Parts

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Thetford Porta Potti 145 +165 replacement parts
 

Thetford Porta Potti 145 +165 replacement parts

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Thetford Porta Potti 335 + 345 + 365  spare parts
 

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Thetford Porta Potti 465  replacement parts
 

Thetford Porta Potti 465 replacement parts

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