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Is this the best Stanley Quencher dupe? Mumsnetter-approved alternative reduced for Black Friday

"When I was heavily pregnant as all I wanted was ice cold drinks and it's still going strong!" elm26

By Rebecca Roberts | Last updated Nov 24, 2023

Best Stanley Quencher dupe

Whether you're pregnant or a parent chasing toddlers, tweens or teens - hydration is a lifeline. Between endless tasks we're faced with daily, getting those essential eight cups of water a day can feel like a distant dream.

So, if like me, you're left desperately trying to rehydrate before bed while you look like the guy who drinks out of the wrong cup at the end of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - you might want to consider getting your hands on a quencher.

Enter: the Stanley Quencher - a saviour designed for on-the-go moments, promising to endure the chaos of daily life with its spill-proof technology all the while keeping you hydrated.

However, with convenience comes a hefty price tag - £45 to be exact - leading our savvy Mumsnet users to seek Stanley Quencher alternatives. And there's no better time than the present. Especially since it's Black Friday!

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Best Stanley Quencher dupe

Somerway Travel Mug 40oz Tumbler with Straw and Lid, was £24, now £19

What we like
  • Available in nine colours

  • Dishwasher safe

  • 10 hours cold, six hours hot

  • Made with stainless steel and BPA free

  • Easy to carry

What we don't like
  • Only select colours discounted

  • Can be heavy when full

Key specs

Brand: Somerway | Style: Travel mug | Colours: Nine to choose from | Dishwasher safe: Yes | Material: Stainless steel | Weight 0.62kg | Capacity: Holds 1182ml

What Mumsnet users say
elm26 · Tried & Tested
I got this one from Amazon in March when I was heavily pregnant as all I wanted was ice cold drinks and it's still going strong! Still really cold 7/8 hours after putting cold water or squash in.
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Our verdict

The price point of the Stanley Quencher has been a stumbling block for many. In the pursuit of affordable hydration allies, the Amazon alternative - available at a discounted rate for Black Friday - has emerged as a promising contender.

Offering similar spill-proof technology and designed for life on the go, this dupe has garnered attention for its resemblance to the beloved Stanley Quencher. The Somerway find boasts features akin to the Quencher: a spill-proof design, durability, and the convenience needed for the bustling life of a parent. With a considerably lower price point at less than £20 this Black Friday, it stands as an attractive option for those seeking a reliable companion for their hydration needs without stretching the budget - or even as a great Christmas present for a loved one!

When is Black Friday 2023?

Black Friday 2023 officially launches today on 24 November, but lots of top brands have announced early sales and savings including John Lewis, Amazon, Oodie, Ninja and Shark. It's well worth keeping an eye out for bargains throughout the whole month as it's likely more retailers will cut prices on popular products before the main event. The MNHQ deal hunters will be beavering away to source savings on products that we know Mumsnetters love and recommend.

About the author

Rebecca Roberts is a writer, editor, and content marketing expert hailing from Leeds. Here at Mumsnet, she brings parents content designed to make life easier. As a mum-of-two, she knows all too well how difficult it can be organising Christmas. So, she's fully invested in finding the best Black Friday deals and Christmas gift ideas, offers and promotions for families this year. 

Beyond her role as an editor here at Mumsnet, Rebecca can be found balancing life as a working mum of two toddlers and when she’s not at her desk, you’ll likely find her at a local playgroup, in a nearby coffee shop, or walking the dog.