3 Best Ice Makers for RVs in 2018

Gourmia GI110 Compact Portable Electric Ice Maker

The cold winter months is almost over. There are but a few weeks left until the end of winter and spring will soon be back with its myriad of colors. There is no better way to await this fun season than to start planning your outdoor trips. A trip in your RV is always a good idea especially when you've spent a lot of time indoors in the past week.

When prepping your RV for your trips this spring, you might want to give it an upgrade and this time get a new ice making machine. If those are exactly your thoughts, we created a list of the top 3 best ice makers for RVs this year.

Homelab's portable ice machine is one of the best ice makers for RVs because makes sure you don't run out of beautiful ice cubes when you go off grid.  It can make ice cubes within 6 to 8 minutes and a total of 26 pounds of ice every 24 hours.

Homelabs Portable Ice Maker

What's more amazing is that it comes with a "Quiet Cooling" feature so it does all the work without unwanted sounds. This should be ideal when you are camping out in a limited space like an RV. On top of all that, this ice maker also has an "auto-off" feature that automatically turns off the machine when the basket is full.

Cost: $110.00
Dimensions: 9.5 x 12.9 x 14 inches
Total Weight: 19.40 pounds
Color & Variations: Silver
Warranty & Support:  30-days money back guarantee, 2-year warranty

Not only does the Gourmia GI110 make beautiful ice cubes within 10 to 15 minutes, it also allows you the luxury of being able to choose from 3 ice cube sizes.  It is able to produce up to 30 pounds of ice every day and has a large capacity water tank that can store up to 3 quarts of water.

Gourmia GI110 Compact Portable Electric Ice Maker

On top of the auto-off, it also has an auto-start feature as well as a clock and a timer. It even features an alarm that lets you know its time to refill the water tank. These automation features are on of the main factors why GI110 made it to our list of this year's best ice makers for RVs.

Ice is kept from melting inside the GI110's removable 2-pound capacity basket because of its insulated interior. And the chances of contamination is also diminished with this smart ice machine due to its addition of an ice scoop.

Cost: $110.00
Dimensions: 12.5 x 11 x 12.8 inches
Total Weight: 20.70 pounds
Color & Variations: Ivory
Warranty & Support: 1-year limited warranty from date of purchase for repairs and replacement. Full refund of product cost applicable within the 1-yr period where repairs and replacement of parts won't suffice.

The reason why this Costway ice machine is one of our best ice makers for RVs is  that while it is tagged as "mini", "portable", and "compact", this ice making machine is a powerhouse. It is able to make up to 26 pounds of ice per day at 8-minute cycles. It has a 1.5-pound capacity basket that comes with a light indicator to notify you when it is full. Same feature is also applied to the water tank so you know when it is time for a refill.

Costway Mini Portable Compact Electric Ice Maker Machine

Like the Gourmia GI110, this ice maker from Costway was also built to help you keep contamination at bay. But not only does it come with a BPA-free plastic ice scoop, it also features a see-through window so you can check the ice production process and the ice level without having to open the machine as often.  The cherry on top is that this sleek counter top ice machine comes in 4 different colors.

Cost: $120.00
Dimensions: 9.5 x 14 x 12.9 inches
Total Weight: 17.50 pounds
Color & Variations: Black, Red, Silver, White
Warranty & Support: 90-day warranty. Returns and product replacement applies.

So which among our top 3 will make it to your RV? Have you tried any of these three before or perhaps one of these have become a staple in your RV's kitchen. Share your thoughts with us on the comments section below. If you need help deciding on which machine should you get, read this previous post on what to look for when buying an ice maker for your RV.

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