8 Best Travel Kettles | December 2016
We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. If you want to make sure that you are always able to make a cup of coffee or tea wherever you go, try one of these compact travel kettles. They are available in dual voltage options for international use as well as in non-electric versions that you can take with you when camping. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best travel kettle on Amazon.
The Narita Hot Pot holds nearly a liter of water, which it brings to a quick boil. The pot automatically shuts off after the boiling point is reached, and do note that it does not maintain its contents at high temperatures for very long, though.
- large comfortable handle
- cannot be turned off during warming
- slightly overpriced option
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The ZZ T368 Dual Voltage kettle has an overheating protection feature that will automatically shut the unit off if it risks getting too hot. That makes this a wise choice for the occasionally absent-minded consumer who doesn't want to risk a broken kettle or a fire.
- large water viewing window
- comes with 1-year warranty
- slow boiling time
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The Bodum 11451-913US is a no-frills electric travel kettle. It adequately boils two cups worth of water in about four minutes and does not create any unpleasant plastic or chemical odors. The basic nature of the unit is compensated for by its modest price tag.
- safely recessed heating element
- mesh screen in spout
- some units break quickly
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The Uniox DC12V Car Kettle connects to your vehicle's battery through the cigarette lighter, meaning you can enjoy piping hot water anywhere and any time you're on the road. The kettle's slender design fits into most cupholders with ease.
- digital temperature display
- available in several colors
- it can overheat
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If space is at a premium as you travel or for storage in your smaller home, then the Useful UH-TP147 Collapsible kettle might be the right choice for you. It can hold a generous 27 ounces of water when expanded, yet occupies half of its open size when folded down.
- made using food-grade silicone
- simple on-off switch
- drip-free pour spout
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With the GSI Outdoors HAE Tea Kettle on hand, you will be ready to bring up to 32 ounces of water to a boil anywhere you have a heat source, be it a camp stove, a regular range top, or even an open campfire. It is lightweight enough to go along on backpacking trips.
- durable aluminum alloy
- scratch and abrasion resistant
- stay-cool coated handle and lifter
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The GForce GF-P1549-1042 brings water to a boil quickly all around the globe. It features a built-in dual voltage switch, so you can toggle between the 110 volt rating used in American outlets and the 220 volt rating of European power sources.
- boil-dry protection feature
- comes with two cups
- small enough for carry-on luggage
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