Coolers are great for short, day trips—but for long road trips, it’s all about mini, portable refrigeration. Dealing with melted ice and watery food from a cooler isn’t ideal for medicine, breast milk, water, dairy items and more when there’s a way to keep them all freshly stored. Other benefits of the mini fridge? They save money and time so you’re not constantly stopping on your trip or finding yourself in a lurch because you can’t find something you need while in the middle of nowhere. Here’s what to look for so you can purchase the best mini fridge for your family’s needs.