Even though summer is winding down, this is the time of year where most folks want to stay outdoors as long as possible. However, those pesky mosquitoes can ruin the fun. Finding the right repellent could take all summer long, but you can skip the search and protect your family with these odorless, portable mosquito repellers that are currently on sale on Amazon.
Right now, customers can get up to 40 percent off various Thermacell models. Depending on your needs, one model might work better than another, but all of them are less than $30 thanks to this promotion.
One of the best options from this sale is the Thermacell Radius Zone mosquito repellent (Gen 2.0). Originally priced at $50, you can get it for $20 off, so it will cost $30—the lowest price we’ve seen on this device all year. This unit creates a 15-foot zone of protection around it, so mosquitoes are less likely to bother you outside. It comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can run for up to 6.5 hours at a time, and you’ll get a 12-hour refill repellent cartridge, which is unscented and doesn’t give off any smoke or flames.
If you don’t mind a taller device, you might want to check out this Patio Shield mosquito repeller two-pack, now $30 on sale. Instead of cartridges or batteries, this gadget uses a fuel canister to heat up the natural repellent mats, which help to create a 15-foot area around you where mosquitoes can’t come close. It’s perfect for setting in the middle of a table so you can enjoy a bug-free dinner in the fresh air. In the initial package, you’ll get 12 hours’ worth of fuel and three mats, which last around four hours each. Once the mat goes from blue to white, you’ll need to replace it with a fresh one. Replacement packs (from $8) with new mats and fuel are sold separately and can last up to 300 hours.
Something that helps set all Thermacell mosquito repellers apart from other options is that they’re smokeless and odorless because they use fuel canisters and batteries instead of fire. To get the repellers to work, simply insert one of the repellent mats or cartridges into the device. If it has a fuel canister, you can twist it into place at the bottom, and rotate the casing two to three times. If it has a battery, all you need to do is charge it and then press a button on the device. Additionally, these devices eliminate the need for you to use harsh chemical sprays or dangle sticky traps from your ceiling.
Save up to 40 percent on select Thermacell mosquito repellers today on Amazon.
A version of this story was published in 2021 and has been updated for 2022.