How do you choose good camping refrigerator?

First of all, if you are going to a camp, you should definitely have a good camping refrigerator with you. Because it is very important to keep your food and drinks fresh, cold and safe.

In this article, we will tell you, our dear readers, how to choose a good car refrigerator and what to pay attention to.

We will examine two main categories of portable 12/24V camping refrigerator;

1. Camping Refrigerator with Compressor

Compressor Camping Refrigerators can operate effectively up to about 30 degrees. This gives you a great advantage in wild camping or rough terrain.

Most Compressor Camping Refrigerators have a precise temperature setting. Some models have dual-zone temperature control. For this reason, you can use one compartment as a freezer and the other as a refrigerator. For example; You can put your perishable products such as meat and chicken in the freezer, water, alcohol and carbonated drinks in the refrigerator section.

It is very energy efficient at 12/24V DC. Most models consume an average of 1 Amp/hr when they reach operating temperature. They can also be plugged into 110V power when you have access to shore power.

Most importantly, thanks to its durable bodies, it will minimize the damage to the body during hand transport. The best refrigerator option for camping is the camping refrigerator with compressor.

2. Thermoelectric Camping Refrigerator

It is generally more compact than other camping refrigerator options.

Uses two power supplies: 12V and 110V

It works cooler than a refrigerator (keeping the interior temperature 35-40 degrees lower than the ambient air temperature), but can also be used to keep food warm.

While most have a power consumption of 3-5 Amps, because they are less efficient by nature (especially when outside temperatures are above 80 degrees), they run almost continuously, generating higher net power usage compared to other types of camping refrigerators.

So how to choose the best camping refrigerator for you?

At this point, we tried to explain above why a compressor-based camping refrigerator is the right way. However, when there are so many companies that sell camping refrigerators, it is a bit overwhelming to choose between different sizes, durability, models and economic conditions. For this, we of course;

we say. Now let's talk about how to choose a good camping refrigerator;


Select Camping Refrigerator Size/Capacity

First of all, you should know how much capacity you have in your caravan or car. When purchasing your refrigerator, be sure to check the refrigerator dimensions.

There are enough different models for a weekend camping with the family, a short road trip or a land adventure. 45 liters, 50 liters, 60 liters are just a few of the options. A few more tips for you; how many people will camp, how many days you will stay in the camp, how much food and drink will you need on average. Accordingly, how many liters of refrigerator will be suitable for you, you will be able to analyze better. However, before choosing the capacity, do not forget to consider your own needs, vehicle space and usage.


Choose a Camping Refrigerator Manufacturer

After completing STEP 1, contact a manufacturer and get more information, comments and prices immediately. We recommend that you choose reliable, high-quality and durable brands that have been in this industry for a long time.

STEP 3: Choose a Camping Refrigerator Model

Finally, order the refrigerator that is suitable for you from your reliable manufacturer, and carry your food and drinks comfortably and safely in your camps and picnics.

Some of the information that should be learned during the meeting with the manufacturer;

-how the cover is opened or whether the cover is removable?

How resistant is it to weather conditions?

-Does it offer built-in battery protection?

-Do you have remote temperature monitoring?


DC Power Consumption: Whatever your usage scenario, the lower the power consumption, the better.

A good camping refrigerator is one of your main assistants in your travels, where you collect very good memories.