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Best 3 Vaping Starter Kits for Beginners

by Vape Merchant |

If you're ready to make the switch from smoking and looking to try vaping for the first time then these 3 vape starter kits may be for you.

Discover our top selling vape kits that are perfect for beginners:

#1 PHIX 2.0 Pod Kit

The PHIX 2.0 Pod Kit is our best selling vape starter kits. PHIX has specifically designed for Smokers wanting to make the switch. It very easy to use - one rechargeable device and there are 12 replaceable pod flavours to choose from. Customers have said that the PHIX pod system is one of the best smoking alternative on the market. PHIX pods are also available in nicotine-free options.

The PHIX pods are pre-filled with the highest grade nicotine salt e-liquid that is made in California.

PHIX is exclusively sold by Vape Merchant in New Zealand and Australia. 


  • Pre-filled vape pods for ease of use - just place in the top of your device
  • 12 different pod flavours and 3 different nicotine strengths to choose from
  • Slim palm size device
  • 12-month warranty
  • Fast charging - charges in 15-20 mins
  • Battery light indicator - blue (full charge), orange (medium charge), red (low charge)
  • Nicotine-free pod options


  • Non refillable vaping device - cannot use other e-liquids with it
  • 320mAh battery means you may need to charge it more regularly

#2 Uwell Caliburn Pod Kit

The Uwell Caliburn pod device comes in three great colours - Iris Purple, Grey and Black. This vaping device is a great refillable solution for all users, from beginners to experienced pros. Customers love the Uwell Caliburn for its elegant aluminium chassis design and the amazing flavour it delivers.

It is recommended to use nicotine salt e-liquid with the Caliburn Pod Kit.


  • Refillable 2ml pod - bigger than other pod devices
  • Slim palm size device
  • 520mAh battery for a longer life
  • Button or automatic fire control when vaping
  • Top fill replacement pods - easier to refill with e-liquid
  • Enhances the flavour of your e-liquid
  • Choice of Koko or Caliburn replacement pods


  • Pod e-liquid refilling can be a bit tricky for beginners
  • Larger e-liquid bottle nozzles may not fit in the filling port of the pod


#3 Vaporesso Barr

The Vaporesso Barr device boasts a sleek, compact design with a 1.2ml mesh refillable pod. The Barr is a great entry level vaping device. One of customers favourite features are the four airflow control options where you can fine tune to your liking.

It is recommended to use nicotine salt e-liquid with the Vaporesso Barr Pod Kit.



  • Bottom fill pod - e-liquid refilling can be tricky for beginners
  • Medium size 350mAh battery - may need to charge more regularly
  • Small 1.2ml pod - you may need to fill more regularly

For more personalised advice please email us at or visit one of our 12 stores located through out New Zealand.

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