5 best-selling lunch bags you can get on Amazon for under $20

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If you put a lot of work into packing your lunch, whether it’s hot or cold, the best lunch bags will keep it fresh. When it’s time to dig in, you don’t want your meal to look sad and wilted, or worse, to spoil and go bad.

Some of the most popular options include the CALPAK Lunch Bag, Beis Lunch Bag and the Baggu Lunch Bag, according to Google search trends. However, each one of those lunch bags runs around $40.

You can spend less and get the same results with the below best-selling lunch bags from Amazon. Each bag is under $20 and comes with rave reviews. (Seriously, some people are really enthusiastic and love their lunch bags.)

Additionally, each lunch bag comes in multiple colors and patterns, if classic black isn’t your style. You can tuck the smaller ones into a backpack or carry the larger ones over your shoulder. Take a look below at five trusty lunch bags that don’t cost more than your actual lunch.

1. BALORAY Lunch Bag, $14.99

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More than 30,000 Amazon shoppers give the BALORAY lunch bag a five-star rating and say that it’s easy to clean, durable, leak-proof and has great storage capacity. It’s 10 inches tall, 8.5 inches wide and 6.6 inches deep. The bag has a food-grade aluminum interior to keep your food hot or cold, padded handles and a pocket on the front for extra snacks, cutlery and more.

2. PackIt Freezable Lunch Bag with Zip Closure, $17.51 (Orig. $23.99)

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If you’re packing a cold lunch on a hot day, this is the lunch bag for you. Rather than tucking heavy freezer packs in with your food, this bag has a non-toxic freezable gel built into its walls. Simply freeze the entire bag, pack your lunch and go. When you’re done with your lunch, the lunch bag folds up for more compact storage.

3. MAZFORCE Lunch Box, $13.99 (Orig. $14.99)

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More than 15,000 Amazon shoppers give this no-frills lunch bag a 5 out of 5 stars. Its simple boxy shape makes it easy to tuck into a backpack or tote bag, but it also has a top handle if you want to carry it on its own. Additionally, it has two pockets on the outside for keeping dry snacks, a water bottle and more in tow.

4. CCidea Lunch Bag, $11.98

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This lunch tote is pretty much like an insulated paper bag. It’s super lightweight, fits plenty of food and it has an aluminum interior to keep food cold or hot. Additionally, it has an easy Velcro closure to seal it at the top and handles for carrying anywhere.

5. VLM Lunch Bags, $16.98 (Orig. $19.99)

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This best-selling lunch bag stands out for its large capacity — it can fit up to six soda cans. Additionally, it comes with a top handle and a long shoulder strap so you can carry it across your body. According to the product description, it can keep food hot or cold for up to eight hours.

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