Smoking well on a budget

Georgina Learmonth

Purchasing cigars doesn't have to be a daunting experience and you definitely won't need to get out a bank loan when doing it! All you need to know is the cigars which are best value for money if you're on a budget.

Us cigar smokers are lucky to have such a huge range to choose from, even if it may make your head spin with the hundreds of options sometimes. But where do you start if you have a budget set and you want to try a Cohiba Robusto Supremos? You need to consider what you are looking for: an everyday smoke? Special occasion smoke? Or a one off smoke? Once you decide this, you will be able to set your budget, whether you're looking for a shiny new box of cigars or just a couple of singles, there is something for everyone.

Using the advanced search option on our website allows you to get the most out of your budget, simply select whether you want a Cuban or New World cigar and alter the options to suit your preference, you can then view the cigar which is perfect for you. Cut the options down to the ring gauge, length and strength, this helpful tool is perfect for any cigar novice or aficionado. Or why not check out the cigars we've selected, we have a whole category of "Cheap cigars" Especially our range of Don Tomas cigars, these Premium Hondurans cigars are skilfully crafted by hand in the old world tradition from the most select tobacco leaves, Don Tomas has the reputation as one of the best values in the world of premium cigars today. All of that for under £7 a single!

Now you know what cigar you want, it's time to hit up that wealthy cigar aficionado friend of yours... but if that's not an option why not make some friends online, even though we've all been told not to; the cigar community is a friendly community. There are forums, social media and local shops to find other cigar smokers. Why not purchase a box and share them? Find other smokers preferences and what they are enjoying?

You can also find the latest deals and offers by word of mouth, although we're now allowed to offer discounts on tobacco items (unfortunately) but why not a deal on the necessities, an upgrade cutter, lighter or humidor? We have you sorted in this department, we will always keep you updated via our newsletter and what the latest special offers.

So buying cigars on a budget doesn't mean you have to miss out on quality, or miss out at all, we have a whole range of cigars to suit every budget and everyone. You can even give us a message on live chat (see box on bottom left of your screen) and speak to one of our specialist trained advisors to help choose the perfect cigar for you!