Yearning for nature, but not prepared to give up your urban comforts on a hot day? Enjoy life's little pleasures with a fresh snack and a chilled beverage in the great outdoors thanks to your trusty camping coolbox. After all, what could be more refreshing than washing down a quick nibble with a cocktail on the rocks, only moments after pitching your tent?
Poised to keep your titbits and thirst quenchers chilled just right, today's camping cool boxes and iceboxesbring you the ultimatein compressor and thermoelectric technology. Packed with clever features, they can grant you the luxury of al fresco wining and dining any day of the year. Needless to say, they come in all shapes and sizes. To feel at home in the open air with camping cool boxes that are right for you, start your search here. You'll find the best models and specs at leisureshopdirect.com, from conventional cool bags and passive cool boxes to absorption coolers. Scroll down to browse our list, and you're bound to find the right make with the perfect features for your camping needs.
Passive coolboxes are eco-friendly, cheap, and light insulated containers that keep your food cool, fresh and nutritious with ice cubes or blocks, frozen bottles, or freezer packs. If you have a freezer and you don't mind refreezing your bottles and packs every few days, then help yourself to our coolboxes. From light and portable over-the-shoulder models to wheelable chests that store food for the entire family, there's a passive camping coolbox out there to suit all your needs. Take the Igloo Ice Cube 48 or , for example – popular and affordable refrigerators that our clients swear by.
Looking for something you can hook up and go? Thermoelectric coolboxes are some of the most popular camping cool boxes on the market. Featuring an electric fan, these coolers run on the car battery or through the campsite's main hook-up, so they're excellent on day trips. More lightweight and less powerful than their high-tech contenders, models like the Dometic G35 and the Outwell EcoCool are ideally suited for British weather.
Whether you travel solo or with fellow outdoor enthusiasts, you may find yourself in need of powerful camping cool boxes. Compressor refrigerators come with three-figure prices, and they can drain your battery faster. But top-of-the-line models come with power-saving features and some even have built-in solar power technology. If you have a bit more room to spare and don't mind carrying some extra weight, then these mini-fridges can be just what you need for camping in scorching heat.
For those of you who want their refrigerators to be quiet as a mouse, but chilly enough to keep those lollies crunchy, absorption coolers will tick all those boxes. Also called 3-way coolers, there machines are noiseless and powerful enough to cool your food down to up to 30° below ambient temperature. Large coolboxes like the Dometic ACX40 and the Royal 42 Litre are perfect on longer trips with the family, as long as you don't tilt them and you keep them in well-ventilated areas.