Essential travel mugs for busy parents

by Lorna White |
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As a busy mum or dad there's always something going on - a baby crying, a toddler wanting to go play outside, mouths to feed, washing to hang. Moments for a cup of coffee are few and far between and tend to result in a couple of sips before you rediscover it on the kitchen table some time later, stone cold. This is where travel mugs could come in.

If this sounds familiar, we have the solution! With a travel mug you can take your hot drink on the go with you, and it will keep your drinks hotter for longer so you can actually enjoy your coffee or tea break. Travel mugs also come in all sorts of cute designs too to add some joy to your morning.

Whether you're looking for a travel mug to take out and about with your pushchair in your pram cup holder, a non-spill option that will prevent any accidents, something to reduce your takeaway cup footprint, or a mug that will keep your drink hot so you can enjoy it for longer, here are some of the best travel mugs on the market - a true essential for any parent.

The best travel mugs for parents


Keeping your beverage hot for three hours, this triple-insulated mug from Corkicle has a stay-put


You may have seen, or even used, the brilliant Chilly's bottles - which can be used for hot and


This BODUM travel mug is made of double-walled, BPA-free plastic to keep your drink warm or cool

Keep Cup
Price: £22.26
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The Keep Cup is microwave safe, dishwasher safe and manufactured from recyclable materials. It

720u00b0DGREE Travel Mug
Price: £21.95


Leak proof and easy to clean, this travel cup is a great option for when you have your hands full

Contigo Pinnacle Autoseal Travel Mug

Rrp: £23.60

Price: £23.60


If you're a bit accident prone (and lets face it, plenty of spills happen when babies and toddlers

Topl reusable coffee cup
Price: £27.99


Another fab idea for hot drinks around kids, this Topl cup is completely spill-proof. Simply


This is the world's first reusable travel cup made from recycled single-use cups, so you're doing


Another briliant eco-friendly travel cup, made from rice husks. This clever cup is good for hot


The Calix is SHO's reusable coffee cup. It has been designed to eliminate single-use coffee cups

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