King of Vape is a family-owned business that started in 2015 and has opened ten brick-and-mortar locations throughout Southwest Florida from Fort Myers to Sarasota and Cape Coral. The brand also maintains a well-stocked e-commerce website where users can browse its selection of nicotine vaping products like mods, tanks, and e-juices.
The site also features a section for alternative vapers with a page dedicated to concentrates and herb vape pens. The brand also doubles as a smoke shop, as it also has a page for combustion-lovers who can choose from a variety of smoking accessories like pipes, bongs, and premium butane lighters.
Thanush PoulsenUpdated: May 19, 2020
Hawaiian Pog by Naked 100
Flavor profile: passion fruit, guava, orange juice
Hawaiin Pog is an escape from the everyday. This e-juice from famed e-juice maker Naked 100 features three different flavor profiles, all...
The King of Vape chain of shops first opened in 2015. The first location was in Cape Coral in the Del Prado neighborhood, which still stands today. Since then, the company has expanded to over nine locations in Southwest Florida. The stores themselves have standard vape shops layouts with large display cases and shelves stocked with e-juice bottles from many brands.
The King of Vape online shop is also well-organized, and lay’s out all the company’s offerings in an easy-to-navigate format. Users can find products in four separate categories: E-Juice (both regular and nicotine salts), Hardware, Accessories, and the Smoke Shop. There is also a handy store locator where users can input their address and postal code so they can find the King of Vape location closest to them.
Even though the company has several locations, the online shop has a small selection of products. The categories are various, but the actual product pages feature only a few items per category. Still, the site has products from trusted brands like SMOK, Innokin, and GeekVape. The line of disposable vapes the site carries is also vast.
Users can find a lot of throwaway vapes in the E-liquid section. On this page, the store also carries a limited amount of flavors and brands. The three main flavor categories in this section are Menthol, Dessert, and Fruity flavors. The site also features a separate page for nicotine salts that has a mix of disposable nic salt vapes as well as individual nic salt e-juices.
The final product page is the Smoke Shop section, where the company has its offerings for fans of combustion, as well as for concentrates and herb vaporizers. The categories divide between all-in-one concentrates vapes, as well as individual 510-batteries for use with pre-filled cartridges.
A physical location’s online site never gives a complete picture of what the brick-and-mortar shop offers. The products listed here are only a small sampling of what King of Vape provides to their customers, but if a user wants a complete picture of everything, the store carries as well.
Hawaiin Pog is an escape from the everyday. This e-juice from famed e-juice maker Naked 100 features three different flavor profiles, all of which showcase the best of that famed island paradise. The three main tastes in this regular nicotine e-juice are passionfruit, guava, and orange.
Passionfruit and guava may not be the most familiar flavors to some users, but they combine well with the sweet and tangy sensation of the orange. Users will taste (and smell) the delicate sensation of the passionfruit on the first breath with the other flavors slowly melting in your mouth. This e-juice comes in two nicotine strengths 35mg and 50mg. It also comes in a single 30ml bottle with a VG/PG ratio of 70/30.
Blueberry Granola Bar is a nicotine salts concoction that gives you a taste of a favorite breakfast treat along with a punch of nicotine. The e-juice brings together crunchy granola with a blueberry twist along with a touch of other cereal flavors.
Users will feel the wholeness of the e-juice on the first puff, as the granola notes hit first like with real granola cereal. Then, the tart but satisfyingly sweet blueberries show up as the centerpiece of the e-juice to give vapers a pleasant note to finish the vape. This e-juice is available in three nicotine salts strengths 0mg, 3mg, 6mg.
The SMOK Novo 2 builds on the original Novo pod system and has two separate refillable 2ml pods. The two pods feature two mouth-to-lung coil setups as one pod has a 1.5ohm Mesh-coil, while the other uses a 1.4ohms Dual-coil. Neither coil is removable as they are integrated into the pod itself.
The Novo 2 consists of an internal, rechargeable 800mAh battery that is draw-activated. There are several air inlet holes along the side of the device, which can come in eight different color combinations.
The Sea Air disposable pod device features an internal 420mAh battery and a pre-filled 2.6ml pod. The entire device is flat in shape and resembles a pocket-square. The device itself is very compact and portable. It has a lightweight frame, and it is draw-activated as there are no buttons on its slender frame.
The device has a rounded mouthpiece up top, while users need only take draws to start vaping. The pods contain a nicotine salt mixture that comes in only one strength, 50mg. There are over ten different flavors available for the Sea Air ranging from Pineapple, Mango, Strawberry Watermelon to Orange Soda, and Peach Ice.
The Vaporesso NRG GT coils come in several configurations. The coil heads are from the GT family of coils and were first introduced with the SKRR S and NRG sub-ohm tanks. The coil family has several types ranging from the GT1 to the GT8, as well as with different cores.
Several wicks and coil options are of the CCELL (ceramic core) variety or the Meshed-style of coils that are rated for different resistances from 0.5ohms to as low as 0.15ohms. Users can choose from seven coil types.
King of Vape offers free domestic delivery (within the US) on orders over $35. The store only ships in the US and does not offer international delivery. Users can expect their packages within 3-5 business days, depending on their location. Users have to choose their shipping options at check-out and delivery time varies, depending on the option chosen. Return shipping costs are not pre-paid, so customers are responsible for return shipping costs if they want to return an item unless they were shipped the incorrect product.
Neither the store or the website has a dedicated discount program for active-duty or veteran members of the military, nor do they offer one for first responders. The store does have a coupon code deal that users receive when they sign up for the newsletter, but beyond that, users would have to go to one of the nine locations to find a discount or items on sale or clearance.
Shopping on the Site and Store
The company offers users 48 hours to claim defective, damaged, or dead-on-arrival items. Customers must contact the store if they receive faulty merchandise or the wrong merchandise altogether. Beyond that, there is also a 30-day period for users to return or exchange any items they want as long as it is not e-juices, mouthpieces, replacement parts, batteries, and tanks.
Customer Service Rating
The store has mixed reviews. Many users have positive reviews, while the same amount has negative reviews of their in-store experiences. Positive reviews point out the store’s low prices, friendly, knowledgeable staff, while the negative reviews point out the opposite. But still, there are several brand’s locations scattered across Southwest Florida so users can see for themselves what kind of service the store offers its in-store customers.
Oasis Vape is an e-juice retailer out of the Southwest with twelve different stores in New Mexico, as well as an online store. The company makes its proprietary e-juice with only the best ingredients, including USP-grade, Kosher vegetable glycerin, and propylene glycol. The store also sells vape gear of various kinds, from disposable vapes to pod devices and tank atomizers. Users can make in-store purchases or order online as the company ships all over the US and internationally.
The Vape Attic is a neighborhood vape store and lounge servicing Olathe, Kansas, which is a suburb of Kansas City. The company is only a brick and mortar store and does not have an online presence. Users can find a vast amount of vape gear in the store, as the brand caters to all kinds of vapers from cloud-chasers to those who are just starting to vape. The brand also blends and mixes its e-juices with an exclusive line of high-VG e-juices designed explicitly for use with sub-ohm tanks and builds.
Final Thoughts: King of Vape Review: It Is Good to be the King
King of Vape has grown from a single shop opened in 2015 to over nine different physical stores, as well as an online shop. The brand has products for e-juice vapers, as well as alternative vapers. The store carries items from well-known brands like Juul, Puff Bars, and a wide variety of disposable devices. It has a select line of e-liquids as well, with several selections from brands like Naked 100 and Pachamama. The online store does not have as many items as the physical locations, as the Hardware section of its website has only a few mods and tanks. Still, if you are in Southwest Florida and looking for a well-outfitted store that has a knowledgeable staff, be sure to visit them.
Have you visited one of the brand’s physical locations? Did you enjoy the experience? Did you leave satisfied with their selection/customer service? Let us know in the comments section below.
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