Amazon Shoppers Are Snapping Up Portable Fans Ahead of Blazing Hot Days — Shop 8 Trending Models Starting at $8

Apologies to that cute pair of sandals you've been eyeing, but a portable fan is the summer staple you need to buy next

Published Time: 20.06.2024 - 01:31:09 Modified Time: 20.06.2024 - 01:31:09

Apologies to that cute pair of sandals you've been eyeing, but a portable fan is the summer staple you need to buy next. These handheld gadgets are lifesavers on days that you have to spend outside in the summer heat, and they've gotten sophisticated in recent years.

A look at Amazon's Movers and Shakers chart this week shows shoppers are buying all kinds of them as we creep toward July, with neck fans and misting fans ranking among the trendiest picks. Some still run on batteries — the best idea if you're camping with one — but most recharge with a USB cable, and some can even double as a power bank.

We've rounded up portable fans that are hot-sellers on Amazon right now, most of which are under $20, so you can find your own personal A/C unit.

Amazon has sold more than 5,000 of these little fans in the past month, and it's easy to see why thanks to the price. This one is ideal for travelers who need a fan blowing on them while they sleep or for anyone who works in a stuffy office. It folds up for easy packing and is powered by a USB cable.

"This item is a gem for travel! It's super compact," wrote one reviewer who said they l -

ike to use it to defog the bathroom mirror before getting ready at a hotel.

One of Amazon's best-selling rechargeable handheld fans has been ordered more than 8,000 times in the past month. The ratings are almost universally perfect from nearly 2,000 shoppers, with the size and battery life being consistently praised. It comes in 10 colors, including summer favorites like pink, light blue, and a bold yellow.

This neck fan might be your secret weapon to fully enjoying those marathon days at Walt Disney World, the zoo, and every other tourist attraction you visit this summer. More than 32,000 shoppers have loved it enough to give a five-star rating. "On medium speed, it keeps me cool for eight hours," one of them wrote. "Doesn’t blow in my eyes, doesn’t catch my chin-length hair."

The home and garden section of Amazon's Movers and Shakers chart has plenty more popular portable fans to choose from — several of which are marked down. See a few more top-rated options below, including a pocket-sized fan with handy features on sale for $20 and a misting fan that's 33 percent off.

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