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Why You Should Always Travel With A Travel Mug (and a list of places that offer discounts when you bring in your own travel mug)

Did you know that you can get discounts when you bring your own travel mug into coffee shops? Find out where and why you should always travel with a travel mug on www.drugstoredivas.net.When we got married, we gave Pete’s groomsmen travel mugs as a thank you gift. Since they had all traveled to our wedding, it made a lot of sense. We put gift cards for a coffee shop inside because when you travel, you need to keep your travel mug filled.

When we travel , we always have travel mugs with us. Even if we’re just traveling to the local farmers’ market to sell Pete’s sauce, I still always take my coffee in a travel mug. In fact, you should always travel with a travel mug. (And if you want to travel with the cute one in the above image you can purchase it here).

Why You Should Always Travel With A Travel Mug

When you< start out on your trip, you can start out with a filled travel mug. Free coffee if you fill it at home. On the rest of your trip, there are actually a bunch of places that will give you a discount for using your own mug too. If you drink a lot of coffee, that savings adds up and turns into a free cup eventually.

To make it easier, I put together a list of coffee shops that will give you a discount if you use your own mugs. Be sure to look for these on your next road trip.

Did you know that you can get discounts when you bring your own travel mug into coffee shops? Find out where and why you should always travel with a travel mug on www.drugstoredivas.net.

Caribou CoffeeGet a $.50 discount on any drink when you bring in a Caribou Coffee-branded travel mug.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Get discounted refills when you use a specific Dunkin’ Donuts travel mug. Purchase that mug and you can get it filled for cheap. You can also get that mug filled at the other places that give you a discount for bringing in your own mug.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: Get discounted refills when you bring in a travel mug. It can be any mug, too.

Flying J: Get discounted refills when you fill up a specific travel mug.

McDonald’s: I’ve gotten my travel mug filled up there, but no discounts. That’s fine, especially when McDonald’s is offering the $1 any size promotion. If you prefer specialty coffees, be sure to scan your McDonald’s app because your sixth one will be free.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea: Bring in your own mug, get a $.10 discount.

Pilot: Get discounted refills when you fill up a specific travel mug.

Port City Java: This coffee shop is local to me, so if you’re in the Wilmington, NC area, stop in for a coffee and save $.25 if you bring in your own mug.

Starbucks: Get a $.10 discount if you bring in any travel mug. You can purchase Starbucks travel mugs in store, but you don’t need to use them to get a discount.

Tim Horton’sGet a $.10 discount if you bring in any travel mug.

Do you know of any stores offering a discount when you travel with your own travel mug? Be sure to let me know in the comments so I can add it to the post.

Did you know that you can get discounts when you bring your own travel mug into coffee shops? Find out where and why you should always travel with a travel mug on www.drugstoredivas.net.

We brought our brand new BURNOUT travel mugs with us on our recent trip to Cherokee and Asheville, NC. You can actually see Pete carrying his in the photo above. That’s him waiting on line at a coffee shop in the casino. The BURNOUT travel mug is bright red, so it’s easy to spot.

The BURNOUT mug is the newest innovation from ThermAvant International, the engineers behind the LEXO smart mug. (We haven’t tried that one, but you can read about it if you click that link.)

The BURNOUT mug is pretty impressive. It’s designed by a group of aerospace thermal engineers and it uses rocket science to assure you have perfect coffee.

People. Take. Coffee. Seriously.

Really seriously.

All joking aside, though, the BURNOUT tumbler actually does use rocket science. You “activate” it by rinsing it with hot water before you pour in your coffee. The Drink Now TechnologyTM quickly transfers the heat from your coffee and stores it within the mug, bringing it to perfect drinking temperature within minutes.

Scroll to the bottom of this link to learn about how this actually works. It’s a little complicated for me to explain. And really, I don’t need to know how it works. What I do need to know is that the outside of the mug doesn’t heat up, so I can hold it no problem. And the inside of the mug is where my coffee stays warm for hours. Yes. Hours.

That photo above is from when we were leaving the hotel in Cherokee. Pete had his coffee poured directly into the BURNOUT mug, then sipped on it during our hour-plus drive to Asheville. We stayed there for three hours (because it’s all the meter would allow us to pay at once), and Pete left his coffee sitting in the van.

Did you know that you can get discounts when you bring your own travel mug into coffee shops? Find out where and why you should always travel with a travel mug on www.drugstoredivas.net.

Over four hours later and his coffee was still the perfect drinking temperature.

This mug is perfect if you travel. It’s also perfect if you’re just a normal mom who fits the meme I see online all the time. You know, the one about the iced coffee recipe where the directions are basically: make coffee, help your kids get dressed, get them on the bus, run after them with their lunches … remember you have coffee.

If you do that with a BURNOUT mug … you’ll still have hot coffee.

Dani Flanders

Wednesday 15th of May 2019

This is really a great idea. I always use a travel mug when I make my own coffee, but I never think to bring it with me and ask cafes to pour my drink onto them rather than paper cups. Such an easy way to lower the amount of trash we create!

maysz

Tuesday 14th of May 2019

I really need this Travel mugs on my travel adventure. I will definitely find this mug thanks for sharing!

Anagha

Tuesday 14th of May 2019

That's a cool idea. I will have to check out these discount product. I need it for my travel purpose and also for my friends.

Cris F.

Monday 13th of May 2019

I love ALL of my travel mugs and use them throughout the year. Love your list of discount offerings, too. Thanks for sharing that!

leah

Monday 13th of May 2019

I had no idea all these places offered discounts! the only one I had ever heard of was Starbucks...awesome info!