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Our Favorite Coffee Thermos Brands

Whether you want something that's trendy or tough, we have the right coffee thermos for you!

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Contigo AUTOSEAL West Loop Vacuum-Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug with Easy-Clean Lid, 20 oz., Matte Blackvia

Best value


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This thermos from Contigo is just as at home on your desk as it is in a cup holder. It’s highly rated by reviewers for keeping drinks hot or cold for hours and has an auto-seal lid that prevents drips.

Why it made our list: The reviews are packed with praise like “best thermos cup I have ever owned” and “keeps drinks hot for hours.” Find out how much caffeine there is in a cup of coffee.

Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.

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Stanley Classic Legendary Vacuum Insulated Bottle 1.5qtvia

Best large thermos


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With double-walled insulation, a handle on the side and a cover that doubles as a cup, this tough one-quart thermos from Stanley is a classic. Your hot drinks stay hot for 40 hours, and Stanley will keep your cold brew cold for an impressive six days. This is the difference between iced coffee and cold brew coffee.

Why it made our list: This Stanley thermos holds ten cups of coffee!

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11.5oz Cute Cat Thermos Stainless Steel Mini Cartoon Water Bottle Travel Coffee Mug with Brush and Spoon Set Good for Cat Lovers Gift (Black) (Blue)via

Cutest thermos


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When your inner kitten needs a caffeine boost, this adorable cat thermos is just the way to get it. It holds 11 ounces and is vacuum-sealed to keep drinks hot or cold. It even comes with a cat coffee spoon and a cleaning brush. Check out the best sources of caffeine, revealed.

Why it made our list: This cat coffee mug is purr-fect for adding a little whimsy to your lunch.

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Lilly Pulitzer 20 Ounce Insulated Tumbler with Lid, Blue Stainless Steel Travel Cup, Aqua La Vistavia

Most colorful


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Even the longest days at the office will be brightened by this pretty, designer Lilly Pulitzer mug. The slender shape fits in cup holders and holds 20 ounces. It’s insulated, too, perfect for holding cold beverages. Just make sure not to make these coffee mistakes when brewing your morning cup.

Why it made our list: The design keeps drinks cold for hours—and no wet condensation will develop on the cup.

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Cauldryn Fyre Mobile 2.0 Smart Mug with 20 Hour Battery, Heated Travel Mug with Bluetooth App Control, 16 Ouncevia

Best high-tech


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When you’re serious about your coffee and want to control all the elements, this Cauldryn smart mug is the choice for you. Program the precise temperature you want—on the mug or on your smartphone. It comes with a desk hub and can even boil water or brew coffee!

Why it made our list: It may be pricey, but the Cauldryn thermos will keep your coffee or tea warm all day long.

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YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler, Stainless Steel, Vacuum Insulated with MagSlider Lidvia

Best no-sweat


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Lately, we’ve seen more and more Yeti tumblers on desks. They’re heavy-duty, stainless steel, and have a finish that won’t chip away. And they’re also colorful and stylish! The double-walled insulation means no sweating, and no rings left on your table.

Why it made our list: We love that the Yeti lid is simple and easy to keep clean. Find out the secret ingredient you should be adding to your coffee.

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Mom Fuel Travel Mug Mint 17oz Stainless Steel with Lid New Mama Mug Mommy Boss Lady Boss Commuter Cup Metal Travel Mug Mama Fuel Bear Pretty Tumblers For Ladies Mom Momma Gift For Mother's Dayvia

Most fun


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How cute is this design? This travel mug is perfect for moms always on the go. It holds hot or cold drinks at the right temp and fits in cup holders, too.

Why it made our list: Not only is this coffee mug adorable, but it’s rated 4.8/5 on Amazon.

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Ello Campy Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle with Slider Lidvia

Best retro mug


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Remember those tin coffee cups from around the campfire? Feel like you’re back at camp even on a weekday with the retro design of this coffee tumbler. It’s vacuum-sealed, insulated, and has a spill-proof lid. Plus, the handle is lined with cork for comfort.

Why it made our list: This vintage camp cup is made from stainless steel, but the handle is lined with cork for comfort. Next, get a look at your morning drinks ranked from least to most caffeinated.

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Nancy Mock
Discovering restaurants, tasting bakery treats, finding inspiration in new flavors and regional specialties—no wonder Nancy loves being a food and travel writer. She and her family live in Vermont and enjoy all things food, as well as the beautiful outdoors, game nights, Avengers movies and plenty of maple syrup. Find Nancy’s writing and recipes at her website: Hungry Enough To Eat Six.