Pops open instantly into shape - no assembly required! PLEASE CAREFULLY WATCH THE DEMO VIDEOS ON THE SANSBUG WEBSITE BEFORE FOLDING IT - the poles will splinter if incorrectly folded! Folding should take seconds once you get the hang of it but you DO need to watch the demo video SEVERAL times.The tent is shipped tri-folded in a 31 inch disc which is more than 2.5 feet wide! It will NOT fit in your luggage.Weighs only 3.5 lbs! Folds into a thin disc, only about 1 inch thick.Length: 8 feet, Width: 4.75 feet, Height: 3.25 feet.Tarp floor; 100% polyester mesh (~1200 holes per inch will also protect against bedbugs and no-see-ums); Fiberglass poles.