VAPELAB Helps: Which Disposable Vape Is Best for You?
Whether you vape casually, are new to the scene, or on the path to quit vaping altogether - disposable vapes provide a great short-term option for vaping. While a refillable device will always be the more sustainable long-term choice, you may prefer the convenience of single-use vapes - but are you using the best device to meet your needs? We’re here to help explain what differentiates one single-use vapouriser from the next so you can make the right choice going forward!
When purchasing a disposable vape, you may have noticed a few options beyond just the flavour; nicotine strength, rechargeable vs non-rechargeable, or the number of puffs the device offers. These factors might not seem important at first glance, but they’re a great tool for finding the perfect single-use vape to meet your needs. This blog will walk you through some of these variables you might encounter, and how they can best serve you to find a disposable that not only tastes delicious - but lasts as long as you need it to, while providing a satisfying vape experience.
We often get customers that are surprised to learn that disposables come in a variety of nicotine strengths - with many thinking that 50mg/mL (5%) is the only option available. When single-use devices were first introduced to the New Zealand market, the most commonly seen and sold nicotine strength was 50mg/mL - which, at the time, established itself as the “standard” nicotine strength for disposable vapes. What many new vapers, and some seasoned vapers, might not know is that 50mg/mL is actually New Zealand’s highest legal limit for nicotine in vaping e-liquids. Now that disposable vapes have been around for a while, and the demand for lower strength disposables has steadily increased - there’s more nicotine options for single-use devices than ever before!
If you’re on the path to quit smoking, we will often recommend a 30-35mg/mL device. This provides a good mid-range point to begin, and allows you to increase or decrease the nicotine strength of your next disposable as necessary to achieve a satisfying hit.
A majority of vapers who use refillable devices find that somewhere between 20mg/mL to 30mg/mL strikes a nice balance of nicotine-intensity and flavour. If you’ve used a single-use vape in the past and found the nicotine hit to be too strong, we'd suggest lowering the nicotine-strength of your next disposable to see if it provides a smoother vaping experience. Some of our favourite devices in this category are the 20mg/mL Cloudys Disposable Vape & 30mg/mL Wotofo Mega+.
Those who are looking to lower their nicotine-intake, or those who are quitting vaping altogether, may like to gradually lower their nicotine-strength to a 0mg - it provides the delicious flavour you’re used to, with no added nicotine! We’re starting to see a steady increase of 0mg single-use options enter the market, with some seriously delicious flavours from the IPLAY Max now available in a 0mg format.
Another thing to consider when purchasing your disposable vape is how long it will last. Single-use vapes will often tell you how many puffs you can get before needing to dispose of them; some disposables will last just a single day, while others can last for over a week! Our general rule-of-thumb with puff counts is that 1000 puffs will roughly cover two days of vaping - this, of course, will depend on how often you vape.
When purchasing a single-use vape, a lot of the upfront cost covers the hardware of the device. Subsequently, constantly purchasing single-use devices can quickly add up. While a refillable device will always be a cost-friendlier option if you’re a long term vaper, a rechargeable, disposable device with a high puff count will allow you to vape for extended periods without having to repurchase a new device as often. As an added bonus, purchasing a high puff-count device creates much less environmental waste than constantly buying low puff count disposables.
Some people can often feel overwhelmed by all the flavour options available, it’s no-fun being stuck with a flavour you don’t like, so let’s break the flavours down into a few categories;
Choosing the right disposable doesn’t need to be a tricky task, and we understand how frustrating it can be when you’re stuck with a less-than-perfect vape. Hopefully this blog has given you some insight into the variables of single-use vapes, and going forward you can pick the perfect vape to meet your needs!
Whether you’re after a high puff-count, premium flavour or a low nicotine-strength option; our online store offers a huge variety of premium disposables vapes to suit the needs of anyone!
Or, if you prefer to shop in-store, our staff are always happy to assist in helping you find the perfect disposable vape that not only tastes amazing, but meets all the requirements specific to you and your needs!
Shop our premium range of disposable vapourisers here!