The best Water Bottle for travel

Updated 1 year ago

A refillable water bottle to help you hit those hydration goals on the road is important. What's also important is they help combat the insane amounts of plastic we produce every year, the vast majority of which ends up in our oceans. Sashimi with a side of plastic: yummy yummy in my poisoned tummy 😋.

What we look for
  • Collapsible for easy packing
  • Easy to clean to prevent bacteria build up
  • Durable material to hold up to wear and tear
  • BPA free so it's toxin free and safe to use
  • Secure cap to prevent leaking
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Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle

Best overall water bottle for travel

The Nomader water bottle is the most well thought through collapsible water bottle right now with a solution to every problem you could run into while traveling. It also mimics most closely the experience of drinking from a normal bottle compared to other collapsible bottles with its structured silicon body.

  • Twist cap is leak proof and doubles as a hygienic shield
  • Made of durable, BPA free, and dishwasher safe materials
  • Lifetime Warranty

Vapur Eclipse Water Bottle

Great option if you want smaller/lighter or more sizes

The Vapur Eclipse is one of our all time favorites and compares very closely with the Nomader (which came out after we started using the Vapur). It's slightly less durable and the bladder form factor can feel more flimsy. However, it's easier to collapse, smaller when collapsed, 5x lighter, and comes in more sizes and patterns.

Contigo Thermalock Matterhorn Water Bottle

If you don't care about the bottle collapsing

If you don't care for having the bottle collapse, you might as well go all the way and get a bottle made out of metal so it's more durable and with thermal insulation so your drinks stay cool or warm for longer. Contigo's Matterhorn bottle does these both with aplomb. It also has a big mouth for easy cleaning and adding ice cubes, is shaped normally so it'll fit in cup holders, and has a leak proof lid that's attached so you don't have to worry about losing the cap.

Prefer sizes other than 20 oz? There's 32 oz and 12 oz sizes too.

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