The perfect travel mug is one of the most important investments you can make for your commute, vacations, hikes, and anywhere else you go. Knowing that your drinks will stay at their original temperature is a life-saver when you're stuck in 8am traffic trying to stay awake or sitting in the hot sun trying to stay cool and avoid dehydration. When looking for the best travel mug for your lifestyle, you need to pay attention to how it is insulated, if it is dishwasher and microwave-safe, and whether or not the lid is spill and leak-proof. Learn about our 10 favorite travel mugs by clicking through. Opening image: @Thermos
January 30, 2018
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Bubba Classic Foam Insulated Desk Mug
LOVED FOR: At 1.5 liters, this mug is large enough to last you all day.
USERS SAID: "Great mug! Huge, and keeps my drinks cold. Nothing negative to say. The Bubba brand always delivers."
Simple Modern Cruiser Tumbler
LOVED FOR: A minimalist design and major insulation
HELPFUL TIP: This mug is not dishwasher safe.
Atlin Tumbler Travel Mug
USERS SAID: "The design of this style of tumbler is amazing really. When you put iced/cold beverages into them, they stay cold not for a few hours, but a whole day, or overnight. The cups are durable, slick looking and do not sweat."
FUN FACT: Not only does this cup come with a straw, but it even comes with a straw cleaner.
Copco Acadia Travel Mug
USERS SAID: "I keep this at work to use instead of a regular coffee mug (it reduces the likelihood of spillage) and it’s pretty awesome. I like that it looks like a coffee shop cup but without the waste."
LOVED FOR: Easy to clean and microwave-safe, this is a low-maintenance travel mug that's cheap enough to buy in bulk.
Contigo SnapSeal Superior Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug
LOVED FOR: Our left-handed friends can actually use this handle (but don't worry, righties, you can too).
HELPFUL TIP: When pouring freshly brewed coffee or anything else that's super hot, let it cool down with the lid off for a couple minutes.
Thermos Stainless King Travel Mug with Handle
USERS SAID: "This is the best coffee mug I have ever owned by a wide margin. The vacuum canister construction really does keep your drink hot for 4-5 hours... You can turn this thing upside down and shake it and it will not spill its contents."
LOVED FOR: A leak-proof lid that truly never spills
YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler with Lid
USERS SAID: "Who doesn't love Yeti? I do and I love this mug. It's amazing how long it can keep a beverage warm."
FUN FACT: These tumblers feature an 18/8 stainless steel body, meaning that your drink will maintain its temperature no matter what.
RTIC Stainless Steel Tumbler
LOVED FOR: A top-of-the-line design at a much cheaper price
USERS SAID: "If there was ability to give more stars, I would. These cups are wonderful. I have left ice in it and the ice is still there the next day."
Zojirushi SM-KHE48XA Stainless Steel Mug
LOVED FOR: A slim design that takes up minimal space while still being big enough for all your drinking needs
USERS SAID: "This is the greatest mug! I love using it every day. It is tall and narrow so easy to hold for my smaller hands. It keeps my coffee hot for hours even though it is not insulated. It also locks so nicely, I don't have to worry about it leaking while it is in my bag."
Contigo AUTOSEAL West Loop Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug
LOVED FOR: Special lids that are designed to be both leak and spill-proof, because yes, there's a difference
HELPFUL TIP: Purchase the Contigo Mug Tea Infuser to enjoy your loose leaf teas while on-the-go.
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