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Fun Places to Vape

vapingUsing electronic cigarettes can be convenient, money saving, pleasurable, enjoyable, and so very functional. In addition to all the many ways they benefit the lives of smokers by offering a modern alternative to an old-school product, one of their many overlooked advantages is how fun they are to use. So, in that light, here are some of the most exciting places to vape! Having the ability to smoke again in public rocks!

The mall or when shopping: this way you can keep strolling, browsing, and getting what you need and enjoy your nicotine as you please.

Bars and restaurants: what goes with beer, cocktails, and food better than smoking? Whether it’s to enhance the feeling or to satisfy that after-dinner urge, being able to smoke at the table again is priceless.

In the Car: passengers don’t always take kindly to smoke in the car, however vapor cigs while traveling carry no smell, nor do they fumigate a small space like a car like smoke. Big bonus is not having to worry about burning your seats.

In the house: Yes, indoor smoking without being completely atrocious is now possible! No staining, stinking, or burning involved!

Vaping at family gatherings without feeling like an outcast or leper: Big groups of people and smoke don’t work well together, however with e-cigs you don’t have to worry about offending anyone. Hey, you may even provide some good inspiration for striking up conversations on these fancy new cigarettes!

At the pool or beach: Relaxing, lounging and playing in the water is so much better when you can unwind with a smoke. Cigarettes are usually not tolerated at most public pools, and many beaches now restrict them as well. Along those lines, we know very well how unsavory cigarette butt pollution is; so eliminate that negative with e-cigs.

Walking the dog: A ambling stroll on a cool afternoon with your dog is one of life’s simple pleasures, and when you’ve got your electronic cigarette in hand, it goes all the better.

Electronic smokeless cigarettes can do practically anything traditional cigarettes can, however they just do it better! By adding convenience, removing obstacles, they make it more accessible for you to enjoy smoking again. Simply, why smoke cigarettes if e-cigarettes make it more fun?

Recommendations for Smokeless Cigarettes and Air Travel

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The popularity of smokeless cigarettes has reached a point where it is evident that the smoke-free nicotine delivery systems are here to stay. However, it does not mean that the controversies and arguments about the devices have stopped—new arguments are popping up frequently. The most recent controversy involves vaping on airplanes; however, the argument being made may not be the one you assume it is.

When smokeless cigarettes hit the market, there was some concern over whether a cabin full of people would suffer ill health effects from ‘second-hand vape’. The argument now has turned to concerns over fire safety. Last month, there was an incident where a small fire started after a passenger packed his smokeless cigarette in his checked luggage at Logan International Airport in Boston. This has prompted airport officials to ask federal officials to reclassify e-cigs as hazardous.

The Events

Passengers on a JetBlue flight to Buffalo, New York were evacuated from the aircraft when baggage handlers smelled smoke. A smoldering bag was removed from the baggage hold and extinguished. Luckily, the flight hadn’t actually taken off or the events could have been very different. After examining the remnants of the bag, the culprit seems to have been a smokeless cigarette—or more specifically, the device’s lithium-ion battery.

Lithium-ion batteries, which are found in everything from laptops to cell phones, have long been linked to being capable of catching fire. While the Massachusetts Port Authority may blame the smokeless cigarette for the incident, any lithium-ion battery that is activated inside a packed suitcase could easily overheat and catch fire. The incident has led many to suggest that smokeless cigarettes should be banned from airplanes; however, the better course of action would be to insist that e-cig components be disassembled packing in checked luggage.

TSA Guidelines for Flying with Smokeless cigarettes and E-liquid

The TSA doesn’t currently have restrictions on e-liquid, or e-cig products—this includes batteries, cartridges, and charging devices. However, any separate liquids will fall under the 3-1-1 carry-on rule.

While it is highly unlikely you’ll have any difficulties with the TSA concerning your smokeless cigarettes (and components), to be more precautionary, don’t declare them for inspection at the checkpoint. If an issue arises, explain that it’s your smokeless cigarette.

Further recommendations include:

  • Pack your batteries and charger in your laptop case or with your other electronics
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Summer Travel: Do it Right with E-Cigarettes

o-SUMMER-TRAVEL-facebookSummer means travel for many people, whether it’s by plane, boat, or car, regardless if it’s out of necessity, for work, or for pleasure. If you find yourself on the move this summer, here is a checklist to make sure you’re set as far as your e-cigarettes are concerned. Because no matter where you are headed, and what mode of transportation you’ll be using, electronic cigarettes and travel work so much better together than their tobacco counterparts.

Batteries: Having 2 or more is a smart idea. It’s always good to have at least 2, so that you aren’t without one while the other is charging, or just in case you lose one.

Cartridges: Don’t assume you’ll be able to find cartridges wherever you’re going; chances are, you purchase them online anyway, so prepare ahead of time and order extras for your trip because having a few more than you expect to need will set you up in the event of delays.

Accessories: You will need at least one charger. Having a couple options is smart, and you should consider what your environment during travel is going to be like. For instance, if you are going on a road trip,  a car charger would be a definite essential, as well as perhaps a USB charger and/ or a wall charger for those times you hit a hotel. If you are going on a cruise ship, a wall charger and a USB charger (if you are bringing a laptop or tablet) would be ideal.

Extras: Depending on the type of travel you are doing, there are a few other items that would be great to have along the way. The PCC, or Personal Charging Case is great for charging on the go without needing an outlet. Disposable e-cigs let you vape without setup, charging or cartridges, so if you’re really tight on time, they are great to have with you. The PowerCig would be awesome to have if you plan on veging out in your hotel room for hours at a time.

Electronic cigarettes are super versatile, and they really make traveling easier, especially if you are accustomed to the troubles of traditional cigarettes. Wherever your summer travels take you in the next few months, enjoy the journey as much as the destination while vaping!

E-Cig Friendly Airports

EuropeAirportTraveling with e-cigarettes is great, and certainly better than trying to do so with traditional cigarettes. However things can get tricky if you think every location stands by the same rules and perspective on electronic cigarettes. Some airports are fine with electronic alternatives, and others have strict policies that regard them as no different than tobacco cigarettes.

State and local laws regarding e-cigarettes are one thing, and traveling with them is another. Currently, you cannot use them in the airplane during any commercial flight, but certain airports are more lenient.

If you aren’t aware before you go, you could be in for a surprise when you at the airport expecting to be able to vape as you please. Here is a look at the different airports that are e-cigarette friendly, and those that are not.

The following is a list of the American airports that currently ban e-cigarettes, and require all users to smoke them, along with traditional tobacco cigarettes, in areas designated for smoking:

• Boston Logan International Airport • Chicago Midway International Airport • Chicago O’Hare International Airport • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport • Denver International Airport • Detroit Metropolitan Airport • George Bush Intercontinental Airport • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport • Los Angeles International Airport • Orlando International Airport • Philadelphia International Airport • San Francisco International Airport • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

And the following is a list of the airports that do allow e-cigarettes to be used in their terminals:

• Charlotte Douglas International Airport • Dulles International Airport • McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas) • Miami International Airport • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport • Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport • Tampa International Airport

As you may have noticed, none of the airports that serve the New York City area have been included on either list. They are, in any case, banned from use in any NYC airport terminal, and just to further this notion, with the Clean Air Act recently signed, using electronic cigarettes indoors in any public building in New York city is not allowed.

While traveling with electronic cigarettes is definitely the better option, especially compared to tobacco cigarettes, it’s quite important to know what you’re facing before you go! As with any trip, it’s always best to be as prepared as possible before you embark.

Festival Season is On, Bring Your E-Cigs!

3e04d3b3a09d5027e959832d72afd7f0SXSW, the annual music and arts festival that takes over Austin, Texas is officially going on at the moment. Running from March 7-16, it’s a cultural extravaganza, with trendsetters, hipsters, and thousands of other artsy types flocking to take part! If you are going to be hitting the scene in Austin, we strongly encourage you to bring along your e-cigs, as they are totally welcome!

Large scale music festivals have gotten more popular than ever over the past few years, and while they are all about the music, dancing, style, and the uninhibited atmosphere, what they promise festival-goers is an amazingly good time. And, just like any environment where all things fashionable and trendy are celebrated, electronic cigarettes have become a staple at festivals.

In fact, it’s not uncommon for e-cigarettes to be considered part of the event, with major e-cigarette companies as sponsors and even handing out samples. Some festivals feature vaping tents, vaping lounges, and much promotion of electronic cigarettes in general. As anyone will tell you, hanging out with thousands of other people over the course of several days often in packed, sweaty conditions is much better when smoke is not involved!

At festivals, electronic cigarettes allow you to be immersed in all of the magic, surrounded by plenty of others, without annoying anyone with smoke. You won’t have to worry about accidentally burning anyone with a cigarette cherry, nor will you have to be concerned about searching for places to dispose of your cigarettes in proper places when you’re lost in the crowd; we all know that dropping butts on the ground is entirely not socially responsible!

E-cigarettes are also easier and much more convenient to use when you’re busy enjoying yourself, especially because accessories give a lot of leeway. Batteries last a while, and if you have a Portable Charging Case, you can charge your batteries without an outlet and have great e-cigarette storage for extra cartridges. You also have the option to use a lanyard to keep your e-cig safe around your neck, which is perfect if you will be dancing, or not carrying anything extra with you.

So if this year takes you to SXSW or any of the other major music and arts festivals happening around the country this spring and summer, bring your e-cigarettes! You’ll fit right in with the progressive atmosphere, and you save yourself from the hassles of smoke!

Dealing with the Snow: Enjoying e-cigs no matter what the weather

Winter Snow Storm Hammers Northeastern USThis year’s nonstop onslaught of inclement weather throughout the US has seen unprecedented amounts of snow and crazy conditions, attributed to the lovely polar vortex. Who ever heard of winter storms getting names? Wasn’t that a luxury once reserved only for hurricanes? It seems as though no sooner than areas recover from one storm, it’s time to prepare for the next blizzard and subsequent days of freezing temperatures.

While it can be a wonderful thing to be an e-smoker rather than a tobacco smoker during the winter, especially when you don’t have to bundle up just for a 5 minute smoke break, there are things to keep in mind if you will be vaping during this particularly brutal winter!

So if you are a vaper, how do you deal? Here are some tips for handling the weather and still enjoying your e-cigarettes in the process.

When Losing Power is of Concern:

How will you charge your e-cigarette batteries if you have no power? Obviously that is a big deal, however you do have options. Having a Portable Charging Case would be really ideal in this situation, as it can charge your batteries 4 times before it needs to be recharged. Another option would be to have a nice supply of disposable e-cigarettes, which do not require charging and they can be used right out of the package.

If You Leave Town:

Traveling with e-cigarettes can be done easily. Make sure to pack enough extra batteries, cartridges, a couple of versatile chargers, and whatever accessories you use to keep things simple. Even though you may have to leave quickly, it’s always important to have a supply of extra cartridges just in case of emergencies, you’re covered. Disposable e-cigarettes are also a great example of what to have on hand in case of an emergency.

If you’re Sticking it Out, Trying Not to Go Stir-Crazy:

Make sure your e-cigs are handy and make sure you’ve got plenty of gear to keep you warm. If you’ve got power, turn the heat up to a comfortable temperature; if you’ve got a fireplace take full advantage of it and get burning bright. Huddle close in to your loved ones and/or animals, and vape on dreaming of summer!

Benefits of Electronic Cigarette Disposables

eversmoke-disposable-e-cigarette1-300x300Electronic cigarette disposables are an excellent addition to your selection of e-cigarette products. While you may not want to use them daily, they are an absolute essential to any vaper’s arsenal of e-cigarette gear.

Whether you keep them on hand for emergencies, or you occasionally like to switch things up for variety, there are so many reasons to use EverSmoke electronic cigarette disposables.

Travel: Traveling often requires you to think on your toes and make decisions in a snap. You often have to move quickly, and deal with some hustle and bustle. Changing cartridges, charging batteries, and staying on top of your e-cigarette gear can sometimes not be ideal, so when you’re traveling, make sure to bring disposable e-cigarettes along with you. They allow you keep things simple, plus unlike traditional cigarettes, you have the option to use them just about anywhere; airports, hotels, mass transportation, taxis, around nonsmokers… We say, enjoy the journey as much as the destination, and travel with ease using e-cigarette disposables!

Emergencies: power outages, hurricanes, unexpected situations; things come up, you need total convenience at certain times. Luckily with disposables you never need to set them up, prepare in advance or charge them before you use them. Open the package and they’re ready to go!

You’re Too Busy to Be Bothered: Life gets busy, and we all have those times when we are too busy to keep up with things. Sometimes, you’ve got too much on your plate that even the simplest of tasks and chores are a hassle. When life has you in one of these cycles, give our disposable e-cigarettes a try. They offer the most convenient e-cigarette experience without any extra effort. It’s times like these that can often make smoking cigarettes again seem appealing just for the convenience; don’t give in to that temptation! Remember that disposables are even easier, and will allow you to have smoke-free, luscious, nicotine-rich vapor whenever you need it!

E-Cigs: Commuting and Car Travel

uk-electronic-cigarettesYou know how it goes when smoking in your car. If you’ve got nonsmokers traveling or commuting with you, and you opt to smoke, it may create some conflict.

Even if you don’t have passengers and you smoke in the car, you probably know all too well all the negatives that come along with it. Annoying things like burning your seats or upholstery, dropping your ash all over the place, the smell that never seems to go away, and the most detrimental possibility being the distraction they can cause.

While you may not consider the many benefits of e-cigs in their other contexts, when it comes to smoking in the car they are so much more convenient than smoking tobacco.

E-cigs in the car can save you the trouble and stress of the mess, as well as possibly downgrading your car’s value due to cigarette damage. You won’t be dropping ash, burning anything, or permeating your seats with the tobacco odor. Your passengers; whether they’re friends or carpoolers, won’t be disgruntled over the offensive toxic smoke and odor. Plus, none of these negatives will be distracting you!

Having the right accessories is one of the best features of using e-cigs in any situation.

In the car, they allow you so much freedom and can ensure you’re always set to vape. The car adapter charger allows you to charge your batteries from your car’s outlet.

Whether you are commuting or traveling long distances, you have the ability to make the most of your time by charging up. Another option that works really well when you know you’re going to be in the car for a long period of time is using the Personal Charging Case. This case charges batteries as it holds them, without an additional power source, giving you the freedom of wireless, mobile charging!

When it comes to enjoying nicotine in the car, the only way to do it right is with e-cigs. They are simply better for you, the people carpooling with you, your car, and having all around convenience!

Check our excellent selection of accessories to make it all work for you! Smoking in your car just got very interesting!

EverSmoke Disposables: Get ‘Em While They’re Hot!

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Disposable electronic cigarettes are a little pricier than our reusable line, so getting a great deal is really worth it. Each disposable lasts a while, about the same as 2 packs of traditional cigarettes, or 500 puffs. They come in 2 flavors: Menthol and Classic Tobacco, and they’re pre-filled so you never have to mess with the liquid yourself. Even if you don’t plan on using them all the time, or if you don’t have a specific time in mind, just having them available is great.

Keep extras in your bag, suitcase, your desk at work, in your home, or wherever you may need them.

They are great should you need them in a moment’s notice, and they are really awesome if you plan on being away from home or an outlet (for charging) for a while.

Electronic cigarette disposables offer a whole lot to users. They give you even more convenience and freedom than regular e-cigs, and they make the very best travel partners. They are used straight from the package, with no setting up or battery charging necessary.

For those who are beginners to e-smoking, they are excellent introductory e-cigarettes because they give a taste of what it’s all about. They let you experience the gist of how it all works, feels, and fits in with your life. Above all, they can be a great example of how much nicer it is to vape than it is to smoke cigarettes, without losing any of the pleasure.

For experienced e-smokers, the more options the better. We’ll never advise you to ditch to reusables in favor of disposables, but we really suggest adding them to your rotation! You’ll never know how useful they are till you try them!

Starter Kits or E-Cigarette Disposables: How to Know What’s Best for You

img_eversmoke_disposableHow do you know which electronic cigarette alternative will work best for you? If you are new to vaping, it can be difficult to choose, as both are designed for new users and experienced e-smokers and basically come down to personal preference.

The following is a look at the advantages of both.

Advantages of E-Cigarette Starter Kits

E-cigarette starter kits and e-cigarette disposables have many things in common, as well as their separate perks. Kits offer the benefits of being reusable, cost effective, and quite versatile. Many people appreciate that cartridges come in a very large array of flavors to choose from. They are also more environmentally friendly, as they produce very little waste.

There are several aspects to e-cigarette starter kits that make them seem less appealing, like risks and costs.

For instance, some smokers are reluctant to purchase starter kits because they are afraid they may not like the products. Most starter kits range in price from $40 to $200, and many don’t want to invest their money without liking the products.

On the positive side however, there are many companies that offer money-back guarantees and refunds, so if you are not satisfied, you are free to return the products.

And, while the initial cost may cause some to balk, the savings from e-cigarettes compared to traditional cigarettes is dramatic, and most smokers are quite happy at how much they begin to save after the first month.

Advantages of Disposable E-Cigarettes

These are the most common, easy to find alternative cigarettes. E-Cigarette disposables are excellent for their easiness, and many users start off with them because they are readily available at gas stations, convenience stores, and truck stops. They are single-piece units, and made to be used and then discarded. Each lasts about the length of two packs of traditional cigarettes and they require no set up, charging, changing of cartridges, or maintenance.

They are perfect for beginners because they are simple, easy to use, and do not require one to spend a large chunk of money right from the start.

It gives you the experience of e-smoking without commitment.

Disposables are also perfect for people who have little time for charging batteries, as well as those who are traveling. They need nothing more than being opened from their packaging to be used!

The aspects of disposable e-cigarettes that can be considered less than desirable are that there are typically less options with them in terms of flavor, style, and nicotine level. They are also typically more expensive than reusable e-cigarettes, and they do create more waste than their counterparts.

While only you will know your personal preferences and tastes, e-cigarette kits and disposables offer amazing benefits both. Choosing one style over the other may work for you, but in the end, most e-smokers tend to use both because of their individual positive aspects. Weigh your options, experiment, and if all else still seems confusing, don’t hesitate to contact the company you are interested in to ask for guidance!