When it comes to being on the road, there are plenty of travel accessories that can make life easier. However, something that often gets overlooked is a portable electric kettle. In our opinion, that’s really unfortunate because a travel electric kettle has a ton of uses that can make your trip more convenient and safe.
For example, if you take a lot of camping trips, having an electric kettle is pretty much a necessity. It ensures that you can boil water for safe drinking and get that much-needed caffeine fix every morning!
But we’re fans of bringing a mini electric kettle on lots of trips. This handy tool can heat water for tea or coffee, cook noodles, boil eggs, warm baby formula, and so much more! Some are even designed to heat milk (we love our hot chocolate!) and cook meals.
Unlike a bulky regular kettle, a portable electric kettle is so easy to bring with you wherever you think you’ll want it, and some don’t even need an outlet to work! With that said, here are our favorite electric kettles to bring on your next trip and make life that much more convenient.
We love this portable electric kettle for several reasons. First of all, it’s about the size of a travel coffee mug, which makes it easy to take in your car cupholder or the bottle pocket of your bag. Second, it has an auto-shut-off function that kicks in once the water’s been boiled. If you leave it plugged in (and forget about it or get busy), it will automatically reboil the water once it cools to 175 degrees (F). How cool!
This travel kettle also has boil-dry protection, overheat protection, and an insulated stainless steel design that keeps the water hot but the exterior cool for handling. It only holds 12 ounces of water, which definitely puts it in the mini travel kettles category, but it’s great for heating hotel water or making cups of tea or noodles on the go. And if you’re in the solo travelers category, it’s a great option.
The final things we love include the fun color choices and no leak cap.
You won’t find many travel electric tea kettles that are more convenient to take on the go than this silicone kettle. It features an ultrathin, collapsible kettle design that takes up minimal room in your bag and a fast boil heating plate that gets your water hot in 3 to 5 minutes. It even comes with its own little carry bag! And thanks to the foldable design, it’s just about the smallest electric kettle you can find.
The foldable part of the kettle is made with food-grade silicone, while the lid and heating element are made with 304 stainless steel. We also love that it comes with a detachable power cord, has dual voltage, and holds two cups of water. It’s a fantastic option for taking on road trips, flights, or just popping into your lunch bag.
This mini electric kettle is a great option for those who prefer a more classic tea kettle style. It only measures about 6″ x 6″ and holds 0.5 liters of water, making it easy to take on trips for business or leisure. When you’re not traveling, the small size makes for easy storage, as well.
The ECTY travel kettle is made of stainless steel, includes an auto shutoff function, and gives you boiling water in 5 minutes! We also like that it has a separate base, so you can pour water without worrying about the cord getting in the way, and the stainless steel is super-easy to clean. It’s an effective and efficient way to get your hot tea or coffee anywhere!
If you frequently camp or go on road trips, you’ll definitely want to check out this travel kettle from Spardar. While many travel kettles require a standard outlet to function, this particular model is made to use with your car’s cigarette lighter!
The travel kettle boils water in 16 to 20 minutes, depending on the temperature you choose with the preset controls. For safety, it has a completely unexposed heating element and dry-burn protection, so you don’t have to worry about it hurting you or your car.
It’s made with food-grade stainless steel and features an automatic shut-off function to prevent overheating. It also has auto-reheat settings that kick in when the water drops below the preset temperature.
A final thing that sets this portable kettle apart is the 360-day risk-free warranty, so you can hit the road with full confidence.
This sleek model is just the thing if you want your travel electric kettle to have a few more snazzy features. At 12 inches tall and 1.5 lbs, this electric travel kettle is so easy to transport or store, and it’s great for all your tips or day-to-day use.
Our favorite feature is the color-changing LED light display that lets you know the water’s temperature from even far away. We also love that it has 3 settings for boiling water, plus a keep warm feature! Once the water boils, it automatically switches to keep warm, so you don’t have to worry about reboiling.
Another thing we particularly like is that the durable stainless steel includes an anti-limescale coating that keeps your travel kettle functioning better for longer.
The final details we love are the cool-touch exterior, silicone padded bottom, detachable plug, and a leak-proof lid.
Depending on your travel style, you may need a gadget that does more than just heating up water. After all, if you don’t have a lot of room, you need multi-functional products. That’s why we love this innovative travel kettle from BUYDEEM. It puts so much more than instant noodles on the menu!
Not only are these portable kettles super sleek (glass kettles are so stylish, and we love the “cozy greenish” color), but they can make tea, hot beverages, oatmeal, stew, and more! As far as versatility goes, this one definitely gets our vote for the best travel tea kettle.
The control base allows you to choose from 3 different time settings and 3 heat settings and includes an 8-hour keep warm function. The base also has non-slip silicone pads for safer cooking and heat ventilation, plus dry-boil protection that triggers the auto shut 0ff when the reservoir is empty.
The main kettle is made with German Schott Glass and food-grade stainless steel for durability and safe cooking, and we like that it has a pour spout. And did we mention that the entire kettle only weighs 1.5 lbs? It’s such an easy and convenient electric kettle to take with you, whether you want a few cups of hot tea or a full meal after a hike. It’s definitely worth the extra cost over a standard travel hot water kettle!
Maybe you don’t need soup on the go–but if you can’t live without your own tea or fancy coffee, this incredible travel kettle is just what you need.
You can use this electric kettle just for heating about 12 ounces of water in about 7 minutes. Or, let it do its magic and create all your favorite hot beverages! Choose from milk tea, water heating, leaf tea, coffee, milk foam, and blend options. It has a one-button operation, so all you have to do is press it until the beverage of your choice lights up!
It includes a detachable power cord, stainless steel filter for tea leaves, a frother, and automatic shut off. It even has a straw port in the cap for easy drinking on the go! Other features we like are the anti-scald rubber silicone grip, stainless steel filter and liner, and non-slip pad.
It does have a plastic component in the main kettle that you have to be careful not to make direct contact with while hot, but the grip ring makes it safe to handle even when your drinks are toasty.
Our last travel kettle pick is for all you adventurous spirits who frequently leave electricity behind. When you’re heading into the wilderness, you need to have access to clean water. And of course, hot water for coffee and tea doesn’t hurt either! That’s why we love this battery-powered electric kettle.
It’s cordless, ultra-portable, and rechargeable, so you can take it anywhere you go. It has 4 temperature settings, can heat water in 1 minute (boil within 10), and has an auto-warm function. And unlike many other stainless steel kettles, it’s perfectly safe to warm milk in it as well!
It measures 3.6″ inches wide by 9.4″ tall and holds 13.5 oz of water. This makes it easy to carry and store but also makes it one of the larger-capacity travel kettles of this style. We’re also big fans of the digital screen and leak-proof lid. It’s a fantastic option for solo travelers or couples on the go!