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Score Product Price Our Take
83
$200
Editors' Choice Award
Our choice for best all around soft cooler!
82
$300
Durable and packed with superb insulation, this model is very expensive, but you pay for what you get.
80
$250
A cooler sized for personal use, this option is a high-performer.
74
$100
Top Pick Award
With a unique design and comfortable carry straps, we love it for long distances.
74
$110
Best Buy Award
Our Best Buy award winner, this cooler has some of the best insulation available at a fraction of the cost.
69
$59
A useful, small cooler for a couple people.
67
$140
A great YETI alternative that is only slightly inferior in performance but far lower in price.
66
$275
Not as impressive as the price suggests.
66
$90
Although not as durable as other models, this well-priced model is amazingly insulating for its cost.
58
$70
Easy to use and friendly on the wallet, but doesn't insulate as well as other options.
43
$55
This piece is perfect as an everyday lunch bag, but it's not built for rough and tumble use.
42
$30
A less rugged model that provides less insulation than other options, this model is lightweight and inexpensive.