5 Super Compact Coffee Makers for Travel & Camping

WACACO Picopresso Handheld Portable Espresso Maker 01

Welcome to our latest blog post, where we’ll be brewing up some caffeinated goodness for all you adventurous coffee enthusiasts out there! We know how crucial that perfect cup of joe is to kick-start your day, no matter where you find yourself. That’s why we’ve curated a list of the top 5 super compact coffee makers specifically designed for travel and camping.

Whether you’re hiking through breathtaking landscapes, pitching a tent in the wilderness, or simply exploring new destinations, these nifty little coffee companions will ensure you never have to compromise on your daily dose of deliciousness.

WACACO Picopresso

WACACO Picopresso Portable Espresso Maker Bundled with Protective Case, Pro-level Specialty Coffee Machine, Compatible Ultra-fine Grind, Manually Operated Travel Coffee Maker
  • With ultra-fine grind, the Picopresso produces emblematic creamy shots with dense flavors and stunning aromas. Picopresso is the most compact and pro-oriented of our portable espresso machines.

The WACACO Picopresso is a compact and portable espresso maker that allows you to enjoy a rich and flavorful cup of espresso anywhere you go. Despite its small size, this little machine delivers impressive results, making it perfect for beginners and experienced espresso enthusiasts alike. With its precise engineering and tight-fitting pieces, the Picopresso ensures a satisfying espresso-making experience.

It pairs well with a quality burr grinder rated for espresso, and you can customize the ground size to achieve your desired taste. Although it may require some initial learning and careful cleaning, once you get the hang of it, you’ll be able to create excellent espresso shots consistently. Whether you’re camping, fishing, or simply at home, the Picopresso is a reliable and affordable option for enjoying espresso on the go.

Outin Nano

Outin Nano Portable Electric Espresso Machine with 3-4 Min Self-Heating, 20 Bar Mini Small 12V 24V Car Coffee Maker, Compatible with NS Capsule & Ground Coffee for Camping, Travel, RV, Hiking, Office
  • Upgraded Portable Espresso Machine: Espresso made EASY! The most advanced mini espresso machine on the market. A higher efficiency battery allows you to brew 1 cup more than other similar products. It heats the water and extracts espresso automatically with just one press. Upgraded heightened coffee cup to 2.9” compared to 1.57″(other brands), free your hands from holding the portable espresso maker while extracting espresso shot.
  • Upgraded Battery & Fast Heat: The efficiency of the upgraded battery can brew one more cup than similar products. Built-in 7500mAh rechargeable batteries, brew 3-5 cups when fully charged while other brands can only brew 2-4 cups. Cold water takes only 3-4 minutes to heat up, which is 6 minutes quicker than some brands. Heating up to 94°C/201°F through 20 BARS of pressure, bringing espresso with decent flavor and rich crema.

The 2023 OUTIN Nano Portable Electric Espresso Machine is a compact and convenient solution for coffee lovers on the go. With its fast heating and 20 bars of pressure, you can enjoy a rich and flavorful espresso wherever you are. The machine is easy to use, simply double-click the button to extract your coffee without the need for a portafilter.

It even comes with helpful troubleshooting tips, such as how to fix blocked coffee grounds and prevent water leakage. The Nano is powered by a rechargeable battery, allowing you to brew up to 5 cups on a full charge. Whether you prefer ground coffee or capsules, this portable espresso machine has got you covered.

Aeropress Go

Aeropress Go Travel Coffee Press Kit – 3 in 1 brew method combines French Press, Pourover, Espresso – Full bodied coffee without grit or bitterness – Small portable coffee maker for camping & travel
  • An Amazing Cup, Now On The Go: Take the AeroPress Go with you and enjoy a truly delicious coffee wherever you go. The AeroPress Go is slightly smaller than the AeroPress Original, but can still produce 1-3 servings of espresso style coffee, and it features a handy mug and lid that double as a traveling case, making it perfect for the office, traveling, camping, boating and more
  • All About Taste & Practicality: The AeroPress Go travel coffee maker brews smooth, delicious coffee without bitterness or grit, unlike other methods like french press. There’s no experience necessary for brewing with AeroPress Go; with a brewing time of just a minute, AeroPress is all about making it easy to brew delicious coffee wherever you are
  • Be Your Own Barista: The AeroPress Go is a new way of brewing coffee that delivers a delicious result in just under a minute. You can choose to brew hot coffee or espresso, or use cold water to make cold brew in two minutes. Tweak your combinations and find the right spot for you – with the AeroPress Go, you have total control over your coffee

The AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Maker is a must-have for coffee enthusiasts. This compact and portable coffee maker is perfect for on-the-go use, whether you’re heading to work or traveling. The Travel AeroPress is designed to be self-contained, making it convenient to carry with you.

It includes a cup for pouring hot water and rinsing the AeroPress, eliminating the need for additional items. With its unique design and easy-to-use features, you can brew a perfect cup of coffee every time. Don’t worry about following complicated instructions; the AeroPress Go ensures consistently great coffee even if you’re a beginner. 

CONQUECO Portable Coffee Machine

CONQUECO Portable Coffee Machine Travel – 12v Car Espresso Maker with Battery for Camping – Small Electric – 3 Mins Heating – Rechargeable USB Charging (Silvery)
  • YOUR Personal MOBILE CAFE – You can choose either hot brew or cold brew based on your conditions and needs. Just one pump shot and one hand, you enjoy the best coffee instantly. Compared to other brand electric coffee makers, you do not need to hold a portable espresso machine when extracting espresso. Clever cup handheld design holds coffee for you.
  • ULTRA FAST HEAT TIME – Our portable auto espresso maker features with ceramic heating tech and brews espresso coffee (96℃/205℉) in 2.5 minutes. Cold water takes only 3-4 minutes to heat up, which is 6 minutes quicker than some brands. 15 bars pressure keeps the capsule/ground coffee extracted perfectly and ensures the espresso with rich crema and aroma. Compatible with Nespresso & LOR & Starbucks & Lavazza & illy Original capsule pods.
  • HIGH-EFFICIENCY EXTRACTION AND PORTABILITY – 2-3 Mins Fast Self Heating: USE COLD WATER: press the power button for 2 seconds to start the heating and enjoy the coffee in about 2-3 minutes. USE HOT WATER: press the pump button for 5 seconds, you can get the aromatic coffee at once. Our travel coffee maker is made for outdoor enthusiasts and coffee addicts. Its small size and cordless design are perfect for car, camping, hiking, backpacking, home office, a picnic.

The CONQUECO Portable Espresso Maker is a convenient and versatile coffee machine that allows you to enjoy a delicious espresso wherever you go. With its compact size and USB connectivity, it’s perfect for travel and on-the-go use.

The improved heating system ensures faster and better heating, resulting in a hot and flavorful espresso with a rich crema. It’s compatible with Nespresso capsules, making it easy to brew your favorite coffee. The stylish design and high-quality construction make it a premium product.

CERA+ Mini Espresso Machine

CERA+ Portable Mini Espresso Machine, 12V/24V Rechargeable Car Coffee Maker with Self-Heating, 20 Bar Pressure Compatible with NS Pods & Ground Coffee for Travel, Camping, Office, Home
  • 【LIGHTWEIGHT & PORTABLE】Weight: 1.4 pounds and height: 8 inch. CERA+ portable coffee maker is the most compact electric espresso machine with heating function on current market. Coming with a protective carrying bag, it is convenient to bring your favorite capsule or ground coffee on the go. Ideal for traveling, camping, hiking, picnic, home and office.
  • 【HEATING FAST & POWERFUL】This portable espresso maker features with ceramic heating tech and brews espresso coffee (96℃/205℉) in 3 ~ 4 minutes. 20 bars pressure keeps the capsule/ground coffee extracted perfectly and ensures the espresso with rich crema and aroma. Compatible with NS capsule and ground coffee.
  • 【RECHARGEABLE BATTERY】With a built-in 7500mAh rechargeable battery, it can heat and extract 4-5 cups of hot espresso with cold water (50ml/cup) or 3 cups of espresso with full filled 80ml water, or over 200 cups if adding hot water to brew. Before first use, please fully charge this mini coffee maker with 10W/15W adapter. It takes 3 ~ 3.5 hours to fully charge it under this power adapter.

The CERA+ Portable Espresso Maker is a convenient and compact device that allows you to enjoy delicious espresso on the go. Its key feature is the ability to use both ground coffee and Nespresso pods, giving you flexibility in choosing your preferred coffee type. The machine comes with a built-in heater, ensuring your coffee is hot and satisfying.

It’s perfect for hotel travel and can even be used to make Americanos. Additionally, using preboiled water not only saves battery power but also makes it suitable for camping trips. Although it’s primarily designed for espresso, you can also try using the grinds filter.

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