TNT Cigars is a one-stop shop for all of your cigar needs. They feature online videos that rate and test out new cigars, smoking equipment, smoking dens and more. They offer great deals that are constantly changing, whether you want a set of one cigar or to try their samplers package. If you are feeling trusting, TNT even offers a "3 and 3 Trust Me Deal," where you pick three cigars, and they pick three more, based on your selection. This adds fun and mystery if you are a smoker who enjoys a surprise.

TNT Cigars

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Located in Mesa, AZ, they are primarily an online cigar store that offers daily deals, specials, and tutorials for everything related to cigars. Go to the site found below and start shopping or browsing for all your cigar needs. For the inexperienced smoker, their YouTube channel has videos that review certain equipment (lighters, cutters, humidors, etc.) to help you get started, or even advanced tips, tricks and information for the cigar veterans. Whether new or experienced, TNT Cigars is a great place to go for information, equipment, deals, and cigars, on top of being just a fun place to browse for any tobacco enthusiast.

Product Specs  

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What really makes TNT stand out from the rest is their YouTube channel that has everything from showing how to cut properly and light a cigar to reviews and advanced tips. Unlike other cigar sites, this one is friendly to a new smoke who may not understand how much he or she should pay, what they need or even what to do to smoke properly. For anyone with friends looking to smoke cigars, or who are just interested in cigars, their site would be a perfect reference to provide hours of idle entertainment and information, and an easy-to-use interface with constant deals and bundles that change often.

They also have exclusive cigars that only they sell. So if you are looking for a tough-to-find product, or just something you know your friends haven't seen, then this site can help you out.

Pricing  

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One thing that makes this site so great is that they have constant discounts, deals, and bundles going on, so you never have to pay full price for a purchase if you don't want to. We would encourage any cigar smoker to pause before buying somewhere else to check and make sure that there isn't a deal going on that might save you upwards of 45% off. That makes TNT Cigars a reasonably-priced shop for all your cigar needs without having to leave your house for the local smoke shop. 

How it Compares

 To see how TNT Cigars stacked up with the competition, we selected several other online cigar shops to see what the wide web has to offer cigar connoisseurs. We ranked each site based on customer service, brand quality, ease of use and pricing and then gave a pros and cons list for each. If you are looking for a new online cigar shop, then this list will give you all the information you need to make an informed decision on where to get your tobacco and cigar accessories.

TNT Cigars

  • Customer Service- 5 out of 5 
  • Brand Quality
  • Ease Of Use

We found that the one drawback of the site is that it feels clunky to use and some links don't always go immediately to their intended destination. As an example, one image on the home page appears to be a link to the YouTube channel, promoting their cigar review, but in reality, just links to the deals they are offering. To find a link to the channel, one has to scroll all the way to the bottom and find it in gray-on-black text, under the "About Us" heading. 

Pros

  • Great customer service
  • Unique Approach 
  • Good Deals

Cons

  • The site feels clunky and unintuitive

JR Cigars

Located in Burlington, NC, this site feels like the Vegas of online cigar shopping, which is certainly the intention. Featuring a "Beat the Dealer" online game and an auction room, JR Cigars embraces the gambling side of many cigar enthusiasts. While the site is a bit in your face, it has a fairly smooth interface that feels intuitive to use and is easy to understand. They constantly have places where you can ask for help or see frequently asked questions, which is always a plus to help new users feel at home.

  • Customer Service
  • Brand Quality
  • Ease Of Use

This score would be a lot higher if it weren't for the intimidating nature of the site on new users. The unique features such as the auction and beat the dealer are great, but take time and patience to understand and are not meant to be simple. However, the base site is superb and allows new users to easily find what they are looking for to place an order or contact someone who can help them with a more complicated or in-depth search.

Pros

  • Auction and Beat the Dealer 
  • Easy-to-use site and constant ways to ask for help

Cons

  • Can intimidate for new users

Thompson Cigar

If the last site on our list felt like Vegas, then this site feels like the Amazon of cigar shopping. Featuring a simple but intuitive design, this site is great for cigar smokers that know exactly what they want, how much they want of it and don't want to deal with another site's fluff. Even new users can easily understand where to find the deals or bundles this site offers, or how to search for a product or accessory they need to enhance their smoking experience.

  • Customer Service
  • Brand Quality
  • Ease Of Use

This site does nothing special; it does it simple and straightforward. No fluff, no games, no flashing lights or bright pictures, Thompson Cigar sells you cigars and cigar accessories, plain and simple. While this might sound bad, it works great for the site as it makes everything quick and easy, though it means you have to know what you want or at least have some idea because this site won't give you much in the way of advice.  

Pros

  • It is easy to use the site that's simple and straightforward
  • Consistent

Cons

  • Lacks variety
  • No unique feature

Famous Smoke

The final site on our list represents an amalgamation of all the sites above combined, taking elements from each to give it its own unique feel. Featuring good deals, a seven day a week, easy to use and well-advertised helpline and some creative marketing, Famous Smoke feels like it was created and designed by some happy-go-lucky smokers who wanted to share their passion with others, and we are ok with that.

  • Customer Service
  • Brand Quality
  • Ease Of Use

With a well-advertised seven days of the week help hotline, this site is nice to its customers and wants them to have a good experience. Combined with vibrant and goofy pictures advertising deals (hello chef's hat), this site immediately puts a user at ease and makes them feel welcome, and giving them a little chuckle. 

Pros

  • Fun and Welcoming 
  • Balances Consistency with Variety

Cons

  • No unique feature

Conclusion

In conclusion, after comparing TNT Cigars to other online smoke shops, we decided that TNT Cigars earned a solid 4.4 out of 5. Its fantastic YouTube channel more than makes up for its clunky website, though if we see an update in that, the site could easily earn close to a perfect rating. Overall, if you are looking for information, good deals or just good cigar fun, visit TNT Cigars today.

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