Best Battery Operated Blankets For Camping Reviewed For 2024

Female camper with red warm heating blanket

Sleeping in an RV can sometimes get pretty chilly. It can spoil the camping experience if you let it. A much better plan is to invest in a battery powered heated blanket that will keep you stay warm throughout those cold nights. We did some research, and we found these recommended products fr you to consider.

Sadly, there isnt a battery powered heated blanket designed specifically for use when sleeping outdoors. There were some startups trying to solve this problem as you read this article.

However, there haven’t been any breakthroughs yet.
Modern technology can be used to create a heating device for campers which is both efficient and portable.

There isn’t any real drama if you have access to electricity.

Below we have reviewed the best outdoor camping blankets you should look at before winter camping season kicks in.

Dawnlab 2020 USB heated blanket

One of our favourite electric blankets with its heating elements that is not just battery power but can be charged through the cigarette car lighter.

6 hours of heat with a convenient USB port

By Dawnlab

You can power this heated blanket using and device with a USB port (Laptop or power bank). My power bank will keep the heated blanket working for 6 hours. A laptop would probably be more.

This lightweight heated blanket is ultra-portable on the positive side, but on the negative side, it does not produce the same levels of heat as other models.


  • Brand: Dawnlab
  • Weight: 567 g
  • Power Source: 12 volts or 5-volt power bank
  • Connector: USB ports
  • Material: Polyester
  • Units in pack: One


  • Portable, can use a power bank or laptop
  • Microfiber design
  • Large blanket
  • Thin wires for added comfort
  • Can cold machine wash


  • No temperature control switch
  • Users report it only heats the center of the blanket
  • Conservative usb port cord barely making it to the car battery

RoadPro Electric heated blanket

Roadpro are great heated blankets for camping and car camping with generous three heat settings and adjustable temperature control.

The Fleece heated blanket That Plugs directly into your cigarette lighter socket

By RoadPro

This heated blanket has a very long power cord (8 feet), making it very versatile to use. It does not have a switch or temperature control. It comes with a zippered storage bag so it does not get damp when stored in the car.

It has a shallow draw on your power source, which lessens the chance of flattening the battery pack.


  • Brand: RoadPro
  • Weight:454 g
  • Dimensions: 38.6 x 31.8 x 10.9 cm
  • Power Source: 12 volts
  • Connector: Car Cigarette Lighter socket
  • Material: Polar fleece
  • Units in pack: One


  • Very long 8 feet power cord
  • Low amperage is drawn from the power outlet
  • Polar fleece blanket


  • No temperature control switch
  • No timer
  • Users report it only heats the center of the powered heated blankets
  • Awkward heating pad and mattress pad location

Stalwart Electric Car heated blanket

This soft 12-volt electric blanket Heats Up Quick

By Stalwart 

This electric blanket is enormous compared to some of the competition. Size is a feature that users appreciate. It heats up quickly and remains on until you unplug it.

No timer or temperature switch is provided. Just plug it in to switch on.

This sort of banket can be used in a variety of situations, not just for camping. For example, users reported that they were able to utilize it while picking kids up from school, and waiting outside the school gates were idling of the engine was not permitted.


  • Brand: Stalwart
  • Weight: 907 g
  • Dimensions: 109.2 x 149.9 x 1.3 cm
  • Voltage: 12 volts
  • Connector: Cigarette lighter plug
  • Material: Polyester
  • Units in pack: One


  • Very long power detachable power cord
  • Huge blanket that holds body heat
  • Thin wires for added comfort
  • Comes with a handy storage/carry case


  • Not machine washable
  • No temperature control switch

Zone Tech Sherpa Fleece Travel Blanket

A fleecy elect

By Zone Tech

The Zone Tech travel blanket provides warmth and comfortable fleecy feel electric blanket with a 45-minute timer and excellent digital temperature control. It is a big blanket.

The quilt uses “Far-infrared heating,” which in layman’s terms means you don’t feel clumpy wires embedded int the blanket. The material feels soft and snuggly.


  • Brand: Zonetech
  • Weight: 2.1kg
  • Dimensions: 38.9 x 32 x 8.9 cm
  • Voltage: 12 volts
  • Connector: Cigarette lighter plug
  • Material: Polyester
  • Units in pack: Two


  • Digital temperature controller and power source
  • 45 Minute Timer
  • Aesthetic plaid design
  • Easily folded even with its heating elements
  • Surprisingly water resistant for an electric heated / battery powered heating blanket


  • Not machine washable

Our recommendation for the best-rated blanket

Now after comparing all the models in this article, we come to the best-rated blanket of them all (I’ve replace my old sleeping bag now). I think what swung it for me was the safety that the manufacturer has stressed in the product description.

They specifically mentioned no electromagnetic filed emission, and no harmful substances emitted. That’s not to say that the other models have unsafe emissions, it just Awhao care enough to mention it.

They also offer the safety thermostat that will turn the blanket off if it gets too hot. This feature is essential for both comfort and safety.

Car Cozy 2 – 12-Volt Heated Travel Blanket

super-soft polyester fleece

By Trillium Worldwide

This product has over 2000 positive Amazon Reviews and is an Amazon Choice product. It boasts a Patented Safety Timer with auto shut off. I rate this item top because of the sheer number of features and quality of production. Let us consider these features.

First of all, it has a large coverage area. There will be no parts of your body uncovered and subject to drafts. For comfort, there is a high and low-temperature control settings, and for safety, there is a built-in thermostat that will switch off if the blanket is overheating.

It is a beautiful looking blanket that would not look out of place on your car’s back seat. The material has a soft, warm feel and allows breathing, so you will not end up drenched in sweat.


  • Brand: Trillium Worldwide
  • Weight: 0.96 kg
  • Dimensions: 150 cm x 100 cm
  • Voltage: 12 volts
  • Connector: Cigarette lighter plug
  • Material: Polyester Fleece
  • Units in pack: One


  • Temperature settings controller
  • Thermostat Switch-off
  • Attractive soft flannel throw blanket design
  • No lumpy heating elements in the material


  • Not washing machine ready
  • Slightly bulky like your normal sleeping bags
Female camper with red warm heating blanket


I hope that you found this battery powered blanket list to be useful. Having something like this can make a big difference both for a camping trip and for emergency breakdowns where you are stuck in the cold.

It could be a lifesaver and a sleeping bag replacement. In fact, so be sure to keep the item handy in your vehicle.