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Starter Kits

A starter kit is a vape kit that is recommended for beginners. These are simple to use and have limited features, making them perfect for people making the switch away from cigarettes. We offer a range of different starter kits including pod kits and vape pens to help you start your vaping journey. 

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The Argus G pod kit by Voopoo is a fully adjustable pod kit which is a welcomed feature for a simple & affordable pod kit. 

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The Cyber S pod kit by Aspire is a simple to use kit with a very unique airflow system & an equally unique design.

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The XROS 3 Nano pod kit by Vaporesso is a new addition to the XROS series which maintains all the fantastic features but now in a new package.

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The Crystal Plus pod kit by SKE, the creators if the successful Crystal Bar, comes a replaceable pod system with the aim to save on wastage.

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The Argus Z Pod Kit by Voopoo is a sleek, open pod system which is easy to use & houses a 900mAh built-in-battery.

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The Caliburn AK3 pod Kit by Uwell is a slim device with a mouth-to-lung inhale & a 520mah built-in-battery featuring ultra fast charging.

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The XROS 3 Mini Pod Kit by Vaporesso is a simplified version of the XROS 3. The same fantastic build & vape quality but made easier.

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The Xlim Pod Kit by OXVA is a fully adjustable pod kit that features convenient refillable pods that don't require the messy changing of coils. 

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The Vilter Pro pod kit by Aspire is a sleek pod kit that is perfect for MTL vaping that comes paired with a power bank giving you battery life for days. 

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The Elfa Pod Kit by Elf Bar is a Simple-to-use, Prefilled pod system with a Mouth-to-Lung draw & a 500mah Internal battery.

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The Klypse Pod Kit by Innokin is a Simple-to-use, Open pod system with a Mouth-to-Lung draw & a 700mah Built-in-battery.

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The Endura T18-X Kit by Innokin is an Easy to use, Pen style, 1000mAh battery for Beginner Vapers. The upgraded version of the T18E Kit.

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The PockeX by Aspire is the ultimate All-in-One, one button, sub-ohm device that produces a great cloud of vapour & plenty of flavour.

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The Endura T22 Pro Kit by Innokin has a 3000mah battery, USB-C Fast Charge & 4 different power modes making it a great option for Beginners.

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The Innokin Endura T18 2 kit has 3 adjustable power settings & easy adjustable airflow paired with T18E Coils. Perfect for beginner vapers.

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The Aspire PockeX kit is the ultimate pocket All-in-One device. The PockeX is a sub-ohm device that produces a great cloud of vapour & flavour.

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Starter Kits

A starter kit is a vape kit that is recommended for beginners. These are simple to use and have limited features, making them perfect for people making the switch away from cigarettes. We offer a range of different starter kits including pod kits and vape pens to help you start your vaping journey. 

About starter kits

As the name suggests, starter kits are often the first type of vape kit a person will use when first making the switch from smoking to vaping. Designed to be simple to use, reliable, and beginner-friendly, starter kits require no advanced vaping knowledge to set up. These vape kits have all the hardware you need to start vaping, including a battery, tank or pod, coils, mouthpiece and button(s). All you need to do is add your e-liquid and start vaping. 

The two main types of starter kit are pod kits and vape pens. We also stock bundle kits which include a pod kit or vape pen as well as e-liquids and replacement coils or pods. 

Pod kits

Pod kits make a great starter kit for ex-smokers because they are so easy to use. Also known simply as vape pods or pod systems, pod kits use replaceable pods instead of a vape tank. While 'open' pods allow you to refill the pod with your choice of e-liquid, 'closed' pods come pre-filled with vape juice and cannot be refilled once it is used up.

Most of the pod kits we stock at Oxford Vapours are open pod kits so you can refill the pods multiple times. Pod kits require no specialist vaping knowledge to use - just fill the pods with your favourite 50/50 e-liquid or nic salt and you're ready to start vaping! 

Some of our favourite pod kits are the Uwell Caliburn G2 Pod Kit - a small but mighty vape kit from Uwell that offers impressive performance - and the Vaporesso XROS 2 Pod Kit which offers new vapers some great customisation options such as adjustable airflow and two coil resistances. 

Pen style kits

Pen style kits, sometimes referred to as vape pens, are small, cylindrical vape kits that look similar to a pen. These are the descendants of cig-a-likes, the first ever vapes which tried to replicate the experience of smoking a cigarette. Unlike pod kits, these use a tank to hold the e-liquid which is usually filled with e-liquid from the top. Simple, discreet, and easy to use, these are another favourite among new vapers. 

For a great pen-style vape kit, we recommend Innokin's Endura T18-X Kit or or Endura T18 2 Vape Kit. These gorgeously designed vape pens from Innokin feature an impressive tank and coil for their size, are powered by a 1300mAh in-built battery, and can be charged quickly using USB-C chargers. 

Bundle vape kits

Now available at Oxford Vapours, our bundle kits are perfect for beginner vapers. These kits combine a vape pen or pod kit with all the stuff you need to start using it, including the vape kit itself, replacement coils or pods, and e-liquid. 

Taking all the hassle and confusion out of vaping, these bundles are ideal as your vape starter kit. For a super cheap introduction to vaping, try the Voom Start Vaping Kit which features pod kit, pods, and e-liquid for just £15. We also have an Innokin bundle kit featuring the Innokin T18 2 Vape Kit as well as coils and e-liquid.  

Frequently asked questions

What's the difference between a starter kit and a disposable vape?

Vape starter kits and disposable vapes are two of the most popular options for beginner vapers and both offer benefits for anyone making the transition from smoking. While vape starter kits are reusable devices that can be used time and time again, disposable vapes such as Elf Bars or Geek Bars only last a few days until their batteries or coils stop working or the vape juice is all used up.

Because of the need to replace the whole vape frequently, disposable vapes can become an expensive and non-environmentally friendly option, which is why we recommend opting for a longer-term solution such as a starter kit. That said, everyone's vaping journey is a personal one and it's important to choose the best option for you, whether that's a pod kit, a pen-style vape kit, a bundle kit, or a disposable vape!

What vaping style should I use with my starter kit?

Our vape starter kits cater to MTL or Mouth-To-Lung vaping. This is the type of vaping that is most similar to smoking a cigarette: you draw the vapour into your mouth before inhaling it into the lungs. 

The other vaping style is DTL or Direct-To-Lung vaping. This type of inhalation is sometimes referred to as shisha-style because it involves inhaling the vapour directly from the vape into the lungs. DTL vaping is often paired with sub-ohm devices, which you can find among our advanced kits

What e-liquid should I use with my starter kit?

For the best performance from your starter kit, use a 50/50 e-liquid or nicotine salt. With equal proportions of PG (Propylene Glycol) and VG (Vegetable Glycerine), these are well-balanced vape juices that perform well in pod kits and low-powered vapes. 

We highly recommend trying nic salts if you're making the switch from smoking. Available in a range of nicotine strengths, this form of nicotine is absorbed into the body in as little as 6 seconds, making it easy for former-smokers to ward off cigarette cravings. 

How do I charge my starter kit?

Our starter kits come with in-built batteries and a USB type-C charging cable. You can charge the vape kit by plugging the cable directly into the vape. 

I want to move on from starter kits to achieve an even better vaping experience - what should I try?

We've put together a selection of intermediate vape kits to bridge the gap between starter kits and advanced sub-ohm devices. These offer more power and functions than our vape starter kits, including adjustable airflow or greater coil options, allowing you to customise your vaping experience. 

Have you done your vaping research and are now ready for the big guns? You'll love our advanced kits. With the best vape kits from Vaporesso, Voopoo, Smok, and more, these are ideal for more experienced vapers who want to blow bigger clouds, use more power, and enjoy longer battery life from their vape. 

Where can I buy new parts for my vape?

You can buy additional parts such as replacement glass or new pods and batteries on our spare parts page. For replacement coils, browse our coil selection here.

Don't forget that it is possible to order vape parts and e-liquids on subscription, meaning that they'll show up at your door once a month without any hassle. The subscription will continue until you cancel it, making it easier than ever before to keep your stock of e-juice, coils, and pods full.