Do you love coffee? I know I do! Most hardworking professionals take their coffee with them wherever they go. This is why everyone needs good coffee mugs to keep their drinks warm all morning long.

So today I want to share this year’s best mugs for coffee. Custom mugs with your logo remind potential customers of your business whenever they use them.

Our mugs at Totally Promotional range from fancy for your top clients to budget-friendly for employee appreciation. I think there’s something on this list for everyone!

What types of coffee mugs are best?

which coffee mug is best

The best mugs for coffee are best determined by how they are used.

Travel mugs are great if you want durable mugs for on-the-go use. They are typically made of metal and have a lid to block spills.

Custom ceramic mugs are perfect for easy cleanup because of their smooth finish. All of these mugs have handles so they can be held securely.

Bulk plastic mugs are a low-cost option for businesses. They are made with a thick plastic material that lasts.

8 best mugs to keep coffee hot

We have a diverse selection of coffee mugs in our promotional drinkware category and they all have unique features. Read through our list to decide which mugs work best for your needs!

1. 10 oz. Mindful Bamboo Mug

customized 10 oz mindful bamboo mug

Our beautiful bamboo mugs are great for helping your staff or clients relax. They come with substantial handles that are easy to grip and a sturdy stainless steel inner wall.

  • Spill-resistant lid
  • Minimum quantity of 30
  • BPA-free
  • Double-walled insulation

2. 14 oz. Otterbox® Elevation® Core Colors Mug

custom 14 oz otterbox core colors mug

Impress your staff with this high-quality, brand-name mug engraved with your name! It meets FDA standards and is BPA-free. The conductive copper lining helps drinks keep their temperature.

  • Flip-closure lid
  • Minimum quantity of 12
  • Copper lining

3. 18 oz. Swig Life™ Stainless Steel Travel Tumbler

custom 18 oz swig life stainless steel travel tumbler

Keep drinks hot for a maximum of three hours and cold for a maximum of nine with these engraved tumblers! They are easy to hold onto with a condensation-free surface and sturdy handle.

  • Non-slip bottom
  • Minimum quantity of 24
  • Dishwasher safe

4. 16 oz. Bistro Ceramic Coffee Mug

Need a spacious imprint area to get your brand noticed? Our heavy-duty bistro mugs are excellent for a big gulp of joe, soup and other foods. These are even microwaveable!

  • More than a dozen imprint colors
  • Minimum quantity of just 12
  • Superior holiday gifts

5. 15 oz. Ashes Mug

custom 15 oz ashes mug

These custom mugs are the perfect size for lattes or tea with cream. They meet FDA requirements so you can feel confident giving them to your clients.

  • BPA-free
  • Minimum quantity of 144
  • Vibrant product colors

6. 12 oz. Gathering Spooner Mug

custom 12 oz gathering spooner mug

Don’t worry about pieces shattering in your work cafeteria with these plastic mugs. They have a distinct flecked finish due to a unique, plant-based coating.

  • Affordable price
  • Minimum quantity of 300
  • Matching spoon in handle

7. 11 oz. Ceramic Mug

custom 11 oz ceramic mug

Grab a quick cup of coffee before work with this reliable mug! Your logo will be in clients’ hands every morning.

  • C-shaped handle
  • Minimum quantity of 12
  • Microwaveable

8. 13 oz. Ceramic Campfire Mugs

custom 13 oz ceramic campfire mugs

These mugs let people enjoy their drinks of choice indoors and outdoors! The classic handle shape will fit most hands.

  • Stippled design
  • Minimum quantity of 12
  • Microwaveable

Best mugs for all your needs

Still having trouble deciding? Check out our top picks for where you need them the most!

Best coffee mug for home: 15 oz. Ashes Mug

Many people like to curl up at home with a cup of coffee, tea or other beverage of choice. Give away this personalized mug and become a household name! The curved lip makes it easy to sip most beverages.

Top mug for the office: 15-oz. Wraparound Photo Mug

This mug is excellent to keep in a cupboard at work for drinks anytime. Have your company logo or images of your products printed on these mugs for daily exposure of the great work you do!

Best travel coffee mug: 18 oz. Swig Life™ Stainless Steel Travel Tumbler

Our travel mug is an excellent gift for busy people who are always on the move. It is also great for commuters who want to enjoy their cup of joe on the way to work. The lid has a removable slider that keeps in heat and liquid.

The perfect mug for cafes and restaurants: 12 oz. Gathering Spooner Mug

Make customers feel right at home in your coffee shop with these high-quality mugs. They will never have to worry about finding a spoon to stir their favorite brew because the mugs come with them.

Who should get your coffee mugs?

customized coffee mug on a desk

Anyone can use a mug. But your business will benefit more if you give away promotional drinkware to a targeted audience. Custom mugs and other types of cups can increase staff morale and strengthen school pride while boosting your brand.

Here are some suggestions for recipients of your mugs:

  • Employees
  • Teachers
  • Nurses
  • Board members
  • Event guests
  • Clients
  • Students

5 simple ideas for filling your mugs

Make your coffee mug giveaways extra special by stuffing them with goodies! Here are a few easy ideas for filling your mugs:

1. Custom drink mix packets

Custom Hot Cocoa Mix and bulk Coffee Packs are a super easy gift you can put together in no time! Just place cocoa mix, marshmallows and crushed peppermints into bags. You can also include chocolate chips, sprinkles and cinnamon sticks.

2. Bulk candies or personalized cookies

Satisfy that sweet tooth! Make your own candies or cookies if you are skilled. Otherwise, decorate treat bags to make your customized food items look fancy.

3. Gift cards and office swag

customized ceramic mug with gifts for giveway

Practical gifts are better for corporate or academic giveaways. Fill your mugs with gift cards to restaurants, coffee shops or bookstores.

You can stuff the rest of the space with custom highlighters, pens, pencils, sticky notes and personalized rulers. Set everyone up for success!

4. Promotional self-care products

Show friends and staff members you care by helping them pamper themselves. Some ideas for small items to include are custom nail files and manicure sets, bath bombs, hand sanitizer, dental products and mini luxury soaps.

5. Custom popcorn gifts

Inexpensive popcorn tins and boxes are thoughtful gifts for everyone. Select from full-color imprinted popcorn treats such as our Butter Popcorn Snack Box with full-color design or our Caramel Corn Snack Box, also with a full-color imprint.

Shop now for your hug-in-a-mug gifts

It’s never too early to order your custom mugs and purchase the extras you want to put in them. The holidays are right around the corner! It’s a great time to acknowledge your gratitude to employees, students and friends.

Life is full of special moments. Take advantage of our low coffee mug prices and unique styles to give your brand a much-needed boost.

Shop custom mugs in bulk today!

custom drawstring bags for branding on the go!

Jodi Laux is a copywriter with Totally Promotional. Her passion for writing was sparked by spending much of her childhood with her nose stuck in a book. Jodi formed her creative voice at Wright State University, where she graduated summa cum laude. Now she writes content to help people find the answers and products they need.

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