Frequently asked questions
How is a Med Kit by Prepkits different from a traditional first-aid kit?
Traditional First-Aid kits:
Bulky, plastic, comes with bandages that don't work, plastic tweezers, no medicine, no tools, no outdoor ingredients.
Durable and practical 1000D nylon bag with compartments, high quality bandages, metal tweezers, real over the counter medications, tools, fire starters, survival gear, outdoor ingredients.
Where do your first-aid kits ship from?
We are based in the United States and maintain locations in Delaware, North Carolina, and Washington. Our primary warehouse is in North Carolina.
Can I bring your first-aid kits on an airplane?
Some ingredients in our kits may not be TSA compliant. In the United States, you are not allowed to bring matches or flammable material on a plane (including carry-on bags and checked bags). The TSA also prohibits knives on airplanes.
Check TSA Guidelines Here.
How big is The Weekender?
The Weekender bag is a standard tactical IFAK enclosure measuring 8.2 inches (21cm) tall, 5.91 inches (15cm) wide and 4.3 inches (11cm) thick.
Is The Weekender waterproof?
The Weekender is made with 1000D Nylon fabric. This fabric is water resistant and will stand up to surface water but it is not designed to be submerged.
What is 1000D Nylon?
1000 Denier (D) Nylon is created using high tenacity nylon yarn. 1000D Nylon is extremely tough with excellent resistance to fading, abrasion, rot, and mildew. This fabric is water resistant and dries quickly.
How often should I replace items in my first-aid kit?
1) You should typically replace general items as they are used so that your kit is always ready to lend a helping hand.
2) Some items in your kit, specifically the medications and ointments, expire after some time. You will want to replace these items to keep them fresh before they expire. Head on over to our handy Refills page and we'll be happy to assist.
What's your Return Policy?
We offer a standard 30 day return policy for unopened items. Please see the Policies page for more details.
Do you offer bulk discounts for group purchases?
We would be happy to discuss quantity discounts with you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with further details so we can assist you.
Can I get a replacement for a lost/broken item in the kit?
Send email@example.com an email and tell us more about what's going on. We'll see what we can do to help out.
Can I customize my first-aid kit?
We have future plans to offer a fully customizable kit building experience.
In the meantime we'd love to hear what sorts of changes you'd make or items you'd want to see included. If you'd like to share, use the form below.
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