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Thinking of buying this cooler bag, need help choosing an ice pack?

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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
I'm thinking of buying this cooler bag:
http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/3402193/Trail/searchtext%3ECOOLER+BAG.htm#tabrev

Not sure what sort of ice pack would be ideal to keep frozen food from my freezer stay cold enough for a 4 hour journey, also wondering how many ice packs will i need?

Thanks, any help appreciated.
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#2
reviews say so!!

i have a cool bag similar size. we put ice block from freezer at bottom and drinks in. drove to holland and was still nice and cold!! so yeah they work.

i got mine from asda. similar kind of price
#3
Just thinking whats the ideal ice pack to fit in one of these bags and how much grams/kg's is suitable?
#4
the smaller rectangle ice blocks about 1inch thick are better than the large flat ones. Fill bag as much as possible and it will work best
#5
I don't think i would trust food to stay frozen from the freezer with ice blocks on a 4 hour journey , I usually put ice blocks at the bottom, middle and top, for a journey of that length if you want food to stay frozen I would suggest a box with an adapter that plugs into the cigarette lighter in the car.
No problem if you want to keep it cold, just fill bag as much as possible.
#6
oh sorry dude. was half asleep and not read ur post!!
#7
I'd recommend against the freeze board type and go for thick ice blocks (they stay frozen longer).

I picked up a few packs of ice blocks from asda (if I remember correctly they were two for £1). They aren't as thick as I would have liked, but they do the job and I just put in a couple extra.

Have the ice blocks at both the bottom, and the top of the coolbag.
#8
Thanks for the replies.

Popping down Tesco which has an Argos store few doors away so will have a look for some ice packs, there wouldn't be any harm in putting too many ice blocks in the bag, not sure how many I should buy if I stroll past a few in the next few days.
#9
Asda have a coolbox for £7 you might be interested in (21 litres if I remember correctly) I have two.
I put around 3 - 4 ice blocks on the bottom and the same on the top depending how thick they are.

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