The Pros and Cons of Disposable vs Rechargeable Vapes

If you’re looking to buy a vape online in Canada, then you may have already discovered that e-cigarettes generally fall into one of two main categories: disposable and rechargeable. While most seasoned users prefer rechargeable devices, there is definitely a time and a place for disposables, especially for beginners. Here, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of each to help you decide for yourself.

Pros of disposable vapes

Disposable vapes are the most convenient and easy-to-use option. These devices come prefilled with e-liquid – no filling required and no need to buy your own juice. Your disposable e-cig contains a battery that’s fully charged and ready to use. All you have to do is remove your e-cig from the package and start vaping. When the battery dies, you simply throw the device away (one disposable e-cig is roughly the equivalent of one to two packs of cigarettes). These e-cigs are small, portable, easy to transport, and easy to use – and they require zero maintenance on your part.

Cons of disposable vapes

For all the good things about disposables, there are also plenty of reasons why most users don’t make them their main method of vaping. Compared to rechargeables, disposable e-cigs will cost more in the long run. You also cannot change the e-juice in most disposables. Disposable e-cigs don’t come with accessories such as chargers and the battery life is limited. Some users feel that disposable e-cigs are not as environmentally friendly a choice as rechargeable options or that they simply don’t feel as durable or as solid as rechargeable devices.

Pros of rechargeable e-cigs

If keeping your environmental footprint as light as possible is important to you, then you may want to choose a rechargeable vapes. Instead of disposing of it when the battery dies, you’ll simply charge the battery and continue using the same device. This makes rechargeable e-cigs, vape pods, and other devices not only more eco-friendly but more cost-effective as well. These devices also generally have interchangeable cartridges, meaning that you can try a wider variety of flavours and nicotine strengths.

Cons of rechargeable e-cigs

Rechargeable e-cigs require slightly more work than disposables (but still nowhere near as much as a complicated vape mod). You’ll have to charge the battery regularly and change the cartridge (whether it is prefilled or blank and filled with your e-liquid of choice). That means that these devices are not quite as easy to “grab and go,” but some products offer a portable charging case to make it as fast and simple as possible to keep your e-cig charged up and ready to use. Because rechargeables are generally higher-quality and come with chargers and other accessories, they can cost a little more upfront (although they will typically cost less over time).

The bottom line

At the end of the day, any e-cigarette or vape is better than traditional cigarettes. You can use them virtually anywhere, anytime; they’re super portable and convenient; they’re more cost-effective than tobacco cigarettes; and they smell much better than cigarette smoke (and you and your clothes will smell better, too!). Whether you go for a disposable or a rechargeable e-cigarette is up to you. Hopefully, the information provided here will help make the decision a little easier.

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