Cooler Insert: A smart accessory for your portable cooler

Love outdoor trips such as camping, RVing or sailing or tailgate gatherings and worried about keeping your food and drink supplies cold? And do not want to spend a fortune in costly roto-molded coolers? Then Cooler Insert (formerly “CoolerMate Insert”) is what you need.

In next few sections, we will share some insights on this innovative portable cooler accessory that does more than keeping your supplies cold. For more information and to support the initiative, do not forget to check out the Cooler Insert’s Kickstarter page.

What is Cooler Insert?

As the title suggests Cooler Insert is a smartly designed accessory (well, more of a necessity) that helps in converting any conventional portable flat-bed cooler into a high-efficiency fridge. Cooler Insert is proudly manufactured in the US.
Using a patented design and natural heat convection process, Cooler Insert ensures that the contents in your cooler stay dry and the ice lasts considerably longer. Moreover, it helps in maximizing the space within your cooler, allowing you to carry more contents without a lot of fuss. And if that is not all, you have access to some drinkable cold water at all times through the ingeniously placed siphon-pipe.
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The Cooler Insert works best with the standard flat-bed coolers with having a capacity of 40-65 quarts (Refer to specifications below for exact dimensions). It can work with ice cubes, dry ice, and even cold water. And you can even freeze water directly in it as it is freeze-thaw stable.

What are its specifications?

The major specifications for the Cooler Insert are listed below:

  • Dimensions: 19.5″ L x 10″ W x 11.75″ H ; Floor is 2″ in height
  • Weight: 2.5 lbs. when empty
  • Construction Material: BPA-free, FDA-approved, food grade plastic.
  • Ice Capacity: around 13 lbs. of ice or 20 lbs. of frozen ice block.
  • Country of Origin: Made in the USA.
  • Supported Coolers: Works best with coolers up to 65 quarts (23″ L x 12″ W x 13″ H)
  • Warranty: Backed by a lifetime manufacturer warranty

What are its major benefits?

As discussed above, Cooler Insert has a lot of benefits. Some of the most important ones are summarized below:

  • Helps in avoiding mess and concerns around melted ice by nicely segregating the ice from the contents.
  • Filled Ice lasts longer – up to 5 days, so you need fewer ice bags. Can also work with cold water.
  • Freezer safe, so ice can be directly frozen in the container.
  • Melted ice can be reused as clean, potable water through the siphon.
  • High-quality, US construction with food grade plastic. Backed by a lifetime warranty.

How can I participate or support the initiative?

There are many ways by which you can support and participate the development of this ingenious cooler accessory.

Cooler Insert is already in manufacture and is sold through their website and

However, to streamline their production line for commercial production, they are seeking support via Kickstarter. The best support you can provide is by signing up and pledging your support on Kickstarter. There are many types of support possibilities from as little as $10 to $90 or more. Since it is an all-or-nothing initiative, you are charged only if the creators reach their funding goal.

You can also consider buying the latest model through their website.

And if you do not want to spend the money, you can still contribute to this initiative by sharing it with your social circle on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

For more information on how you can participate and contribute, check out the Cooler Insert’s Kickstarter page.

Final thoughts

The Cooler Insert is an ingenious accessory that is smartly designed to convert your conventional budget cooler into a portable fridge that can keep the contents cold for up to five days. Made in the US, the Cooler Insert can work with any conventional flat-bed cooler with a capacity of up to 65 quarts.
As we saw above, the Cooler Insert is an excellent gear to supplement your cooler. Now you can have maximum fun for years during your camping, sailing or tailgating trips without having to check your cooler for melted ice. After all, the Cooler Insert can work with ice cubes, dry ice even water and is backed by a lifetime warranty.
We hope you would support this initiative. For any further questions or queries, do not hesitate to reach out to the manufacturing or by commenting below and we would be happy to respond back. Till next time, Happy Camping!

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