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Product Guide: Travel Mugs and Travel Bottles

Product Guide: Travel Mugs and Travel Bottles

December 17, 2014

If you have a busy lifestyle or travel a lot, you understand the importance of a well-built travel mug. Spilled coffee is the last thing you want to worry about when on the go. There's a lot of cheap-o coffee vessels out there with leaky lids, thin walls and plastic interiors that aren't suitable for hot beverages. All the travel mugs we carry, are durable, easy to clean and have a variety of capacities. They may be a little more expensive in comparison to what you will find in the kitchen section at your local department store but we promise that they will last for a long time and keep your coffee hot for a long time.

We also stay away from offering mugs with complicated springs, levers and tight crevices. Mechanized flip tops and fancy lids are cool but after a few months, tend to develop goop and residue that is very hard to clean, even in a dishwasher.

 

Nissan Leak-Proof Travel Mug

It's made to take a beating, keeps your coffee hot and comfortable to drink from. The extended handle and carabiner may seem cumbersome but after using it for the first time, you will find that they don't get in the way at all and are actually quite nice.Double wall stainless steel construction and heavy-duty plastics will give this mug a long life. Have your local barista pour your coffee into this instead of the usual paper cup to cut down on waste. It has a 14oz capacity.

 

Nissan Backpack Bottle

The name says it all. Feel free to throw one full of coffee into your bag and you won't have to worry about it leaking. It's very sleek and nice to hold and drink from.The only complaint...it keeps coffee too hot. There's not much room to allow heat to escape so your coffee will stay hot for long time after brewing which can be kind of a bummer if you want to enjoy your coffee right away. It has a 16oz capacity.

 

Polar Themaluxe Bottle

This is the newest addition to our line of travel bottles. It's about as minimal as you can get...twist the cap a bit to open...twist it back to close.The cap is sealed with one removable gasket and the mechanism (and bottle are very easy to clean). The cap and handle are made in the USA. Tom hates travel bottles in general but really likes his Polar Thermaluxe. It has a capacity of 21 fl oz.

 

Zojirushi Handypot

A glass interior means that you are supposed to be more careful with it but as long as you don't drop it, you should be OK. One of our employees has used one on camping trips for a couple years and it's still holding up.It's a nice decanter for dinner guests too. It has a 1L capacity.

 

Nissan Large Vaccum Bottle

If your goal is to get almost 2 liters of coffee from your kitchen to your friend's place, the This serves the same purpose as the Zojirushi Handypot but the double-wall stainless steel interior means that it's meant to be abused and is designed with portability in mind.It has a removable carrying strap and retracting handle.  It can hold up to 1.8L (61oz).