Best Vehicle First-Aid Kits - Ski Mag

Best Vehicle First-Aid Kits

A good first-aid kit should be there the moment you need it but stay out of the way the rest of the time. All of the first-aid kits reviewed here are ideal for storage in the back of a car or under a seat, and they come packed with the essentials you’ll need in a basic emergency, including bandages, gauze, and antiseptic wipes. You should look for a case that is durable enough to stand up to years of wear and tear, plus waterproof for outdoor activities like hiking and biking. It should be noted that many first-aid kits are advertised based on the total number of “pieces,” which may be misleading given that could include the count of individual Band-Aids or cotton tips, for example. Before your next adventure, be sure to supplement your first-aid kit with pain-relief medications like ibuprofen and burn ointment, which also come with an expiration date.
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Best for Road Trips

Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit

Travel Safe

A durable and comprehensive kit for all of life’s unexpected emergencies.

What We Liked

Enjoy the security of a stocked and well-organized first-aid kit for storage in your car, for use while car camping, or just to have on hand around the home or office. Comes with an included mini kit to stash in a backpack for day hiking, skiing, or exploring. Get it here. 

Best for Car Camping

M2 Basics First Aid Kit

On-the-Go Health Service

From sports to camping, a large first-aid kit that’s made to travel.

What We Liked

This large, durable carrying case comes packed with all the first-aid essentials you’ll need in an emergency, including bandages, gauze, and wipes; you’ll want to add other over-the-counter medications like burn cream, ibuprofen, and antihistamine. Buy it now. 

Best for Outdoor Adventures

Surviveware Small First-Aid Kit

Trail Tough

Compact, weatherproof design that can be packed or attached to a daypack.

What We Liked

Have all your emergency supplies on hand, whether you’re on the road or on the trail. Made from tough ripstop fabric and equipped with durable, easy-to-access zippers, this first-aid kit is designed with adventuring in mind, right down to the labeled interior sleeves and compartments for calm during any crisis. Buy it here. 

Best for Everyday Use

First Aid Only All-Purpose First Aid Kit

Home Safe

Cover the bases for all of life’s bumps, knocks, and scrapes.

What We Liked

This first-aid kit’s compact rectangular shape can hold a significant amount of emergency supplies, and it comes packed with bandages, gauze, and a few perishable items like aspirin and ibuprofen—so remember to keep a note of expiration dates before storing away! Get it now.

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