When you spend your hard-earned money on a new bag, clothes or gear for your next excursion, you expect it to last. But, some products can't stand the test of time, much less take a beating from regular use. Thankfully, some companies stand behind the quality of their products, offering lifetime warranties.
The next time you go shopping, opt instead for one of these companies offering lifetime warranties and ditch the unnecessary product warranties and insurance.
Not only does Aldi offer tons of savings, but the low-price grocer impresses with its famous Double Guarantee. If you're not satisfied with a product, Aldi will not only replace it but refund your money as well. Just make sure to return the packaging and any unused product to your local store manager. Non-food Aldi Finds items, alcohol, national brands and non-quality related issues do not qualify for the Double Guarantee.
Big Green Egg
Here's a warranty that will light your grill. The distinctive Big Green Egg ceramic grill outdoor cooker carries a limited lifetime warranty on materials and workmanship for its ceramic components. To qualify, you must purchase the product through an authorized dealer and register your warranty. The company offers limited warranties for other components and models as well.
Briggs & Riley
Luggage takes a real beating, but nobody wants to replace it again and again. Briggs & Riley will repair your broken or damaged B&R bag for free — even if an airline caused the damage. The company's Simple as That guarantee includes repairs for all functional portions of your luggage, so you can take that life-changing vacation without a worry.
The warranty does not cover cosmetic wear, cleaning, damage to contents or replacement of lost or stolen bags or content.
Calphalon delivers solid kitchenware that stands the test of time. Most of the company's products come with a lifetime guarantee, so any item that develops a defect in materials or workmanship under standard household use and proper care will be replaced for free. Commercially used items or products damaged by misuse or abuse are not covered.
Hikers, rejoice. CamelBak's Got Your Bak Lifetime Guarantee protects against manufacturing defects in material and workmanship for reservoirs, backpacks, bottles and accessories. Simply notify the company if one of your products has a manufacturing defect, and it will be repaired or replaced for free. This warranty doesn't cover lost or stolen items, normal wear and tear, combat damage, improper care or cleaning, nonstandard usage, or negligence.
Making gourmet style fare is nearly impossible with a subpar knife. Thankfully, you're covered for life when you purchase from Chicago Cutlery. Encompassing all of the brand's knives, the warranty covers defects in material and workmanship under normal household use for product's lifespan.
Enjoy the great outdoors without a care when you shop Columbia Sportswear. The company's limited lifetime warranty includes defects in materials and workmanship for the practical lifespan of products manufactured by Columbia Sportswear and its affiliates. The policy covers original, unaltered, unmodified materials and workmanship. Damage caused by normal use, improper care, misuse, accident, neglect or the natural breakdown of materials over time are not included.
This hand and power tools maker has one of the most well-known lifetime limited warranties around. If, for example, you own a defective Craftsman Evolv Hand Tool, Craftsman will replace it for free. But, you must show proof of sale and return the hand tool to the retailer you purchased it from. Craftsman offers similar warranties on multi-tools and other products.
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More than just a writing utensil, Cross pens reflect quality with every stroke. If your pen breaks, the company will repair or replace it for free. Postage, insurance and processing fees may apply. This lifetime warranty does not include leads, erasers, the need for ink refills caused by standard use or emblems and other customized decorations. Not every product produced by Cross comes with a lifetime warranty, including the Cross Townsend Fine Tip Stylus, leather accessories and timepieces.
Kitchen knives are one product you shouldn't have to replace often. When you buy Cutco knives, Cutco will repair or replace them for free at any time, courtesy of The Forever Guarantee. The warranty is good for the life of the knives. So, if you pass yours onto a friend or family member, they'll also be able to reap the benefits.
Darn Tough Vermont
You'd have to be a little crazy to guarantee a pair of socks. Call Darn Tough Vermont what you will, but if you manage to wear out a pair of its ultra-durable socks, you can return them to the company for another pair. Even if your socks aren't the most comfortable or durable, you can exchange them.
Your umbrella should last longer than the next stiff wind. Davek's umbrellas are made to last, but if yours ever stops working properly, or you encounter a defect in materials or workmanship, return it for a free repair or replacement. You'll just have to pay for shipping and handling. Also, don't forget to register your umbrella to keep it protected under the unconditional lifetime guarantee.
Dr. Martens don't come cheap, but you'll see devotees wearing them year after year. What's the secret? Dr. Martens offers a lifetime guarantee on its For Life line of boots and shoes. If you wear out your pair of For Life shoes, Dr. Martens will repair or replace them. You'll need to activate your warranty online.
This rugged sports and workwear company offers a hassle-free No Bull guarantee on its products, promising 100 percent satisfaction for every purchase or your money back. If you're not satisfied with an item, return it for a full refund. It's really that easy.
One of the best warranties around, the Eddie Bauer unconditional guarantee covers every one of the brand's products. Instated by Eddie himself, you're invited to return any item that fails to meet your expectations of quality. The company promises a full refund for all warranty-related returns.
Knives are one thing you shouldn't buy at the dollar store. Luckily, Esee ensures money you spend on a good knife will go far.
Its No Questions Asked lifetime warranty is remarkable for being transferable and valid without proof of purchase. You qualify for this coverage even if you break the knife. However, this warranty does not include damage due to rust or normal wear and tear. Esee recommends reaching out to its customer service team prior to returning your knife to ensure it satisfies warranty conditions.
Feetures offers a lifetime guarantee on all of its socks. If you're unsatisfied with an item, return it for a refund or replacement.
As an outdoor enthusiast, no terrain is too rugged for you — and the same goes for your Filson products. The company guarantees each of its items for life against failure or damage from intended use. Filson will not cover standard wear and tear, damage caused by accident or use of the product for a cause beyond its intended purpose.
Fiskars stands behind the quality of its products, from gardening tools to rotary cutters. The company offers a lifetime warranty guaranteeing items are free of defects in materials and workmanship for as long as you own it. The guarantee does not cover sharpening, standard wear and tear, environmental factors, accidental damage, misuse or industrial or commercial use.
To make beautiful music, you need high-quality instruments. This concept is not lost on Gibson, as the company offers a lifetime warranty guaranteeing its instruments from defects in materials and workmanship. The warranty is not transferable.
This rucksack and endurance gear maker's Goruck Scars lifetime guarantee protects against manufacturing and material defects, as well as normal wear and tear. The warranty does not cover burns, gunshot holes, knife slashes, dog attacks, damage from the washer or dryer, or excessive wear of the zippers. Although you're responsible for the cost of shipping your Goruck items to the company, it will ship your items back to you for free.
Don't panic if you break your phone, because iCracked has you covered. This on-demand repair service stands behind all iCracked iTech and mail-in repair services with a comprehensive, lifetime warranty on the parts and services paid for. It does not cover water damage, mishandling, drops and meddling with internal hardware, among other issues.
Looking for a backpack that can make it through more than one semester? JanSport's lifetime warranty includes repairs anytime you need them. If your pack can't be fixed, the company will replace it or refund your money. So, stop worrying about shoving one too many books in your bag and focus your energy on acing your next exam.
The computer and personal tech you use every day needs to be reliable. That's why independent memory products maker Kingston offers a lifetime warranty for memory modules, flash memory cards and flash adapters. If your device is defective, the company will either repair or replace it. If it can't be repaired or replaced, Kingston finds ways to work with each and every customer to take care of their memory needs.
Music aficionados who trust Koss for quality electronics and accessories know it stands behind its products. The brand offers a limited lifetime warranty against defects. Koss will repair or replace the product — or give you a refund.
If you're serious about securing your bike, motorcycle or other small vehicle, you've probably looked at a Kryptonite lock. The company stands behind its lock products with a lifetime product warranty, which covers manufacturer defects. Proof of purchase is required and the warranty is not transferable. Light products — excluding single-cell batteries — have a two-year warranty.
The New England-based clothing and outdoor gear retailer is not only known for its satisfaction guarantee but also for having one of the best return policies.
L.L.Bean guarantees 100 percent satisfaction on every product, no matter how long you've owned it. With a receipt, you can get reimbursed for the purchase price. Even if you no longer have a receipt and the company can't find a record of your purchase, the company will reimburse you with store credit or product replacement.
Lands' End wants you to be satisfied with every item you purchase from the company — forever. If you're unhappy with a product, simply return it to the store for an exchange or refund at any point in time.
You're likely to recognize this iconic cookware on sight — because it lasts and lasts. But in the rare case it doesn't, Le Creuset will replace cookware with defects in materials or workmanship. The company offers different warranties for different products, however, so it's important to read the terms and conditions for the cookware you buy.
Pets can be hard on their belongings, but you can stop shelling out money for replacement collars, leashes and more when you shop Lupine. The company guarantees all of its products, and you don't even have to explain what happened or provide a receipt. Simply submit your replacement request and your new item will be shipped within two business days after the request is received.
Don't be left in the dark. The flashlight brand Maglite offers customers in the Western Hemisphere a limited lifetime warranty on most products and a 10-year limited lifetime warranty in other parts of the world. Certain parts and components are not included in the warranty, and the company reduces coverage on some items.
For an optimal camping experience, quality gear you can rely on is a must. Nemo Equipment fits the bill by offering a lifetime warranty on all products with manufacturing defects. The warranty does not cover standard wear and tear, unauthorized modifications or alterations, improper use, improper maintenance, misuse or neglect, or damage caused by using the product for unintended purposes. Warranty requests must be made by the original purchaser and accompanied by proof of purchase from a Nemo authorized dealer.
No matter how long you've owned your Osprey pack, the company will repair any damage or defects. If your pack can't be repaired, Osprey will replace it free of charge. Reservoirs are also covered under the brand's All Mighty Guarantee for the life of the product. Warranty policies vary by country, so the same terms may not apply if you live outside the U.S.
Outdoor adventures can be tough on your clothing and gear, but this is a non-issue when you shop Patagonia. The company's Ironclad Guarantee covers every Patagonia product, so if you're not satisfied with an item, return it to Patagonia or the store for a repair, replacement or refund. The company will also repair damage caused by wear and tear at a reasonable rate.
Pelican's injection-molded cases for your electronics are guaranteed against breakage or defects in workmanship. Perhaps even more impressive, Pelican promises its products are watertight to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes if properly closed and sealed. The company will repair or replace broken or defective parts or cases, but is not liable for the contents of the case or its foam.
Swapping one-use plastic water bottles for an eco-friendly Polar Bottle isn't just a win for the environment, it's also a budget-friendly move. The company guarantees each of its products for life, so if your water bottle breaks or develops a flaw, you can get a new one for free. Upon receipt of your faulty item, Polar Bottle will ship you a new one.
Stop wasting your money on cheap flip-flops and invest in a pair built to last. Rainbow Sandals guarantees its sandals for the life of the sole. Damage and defects caused by manufacturing issues will be repaired or replaced for free until you've worn through the top or bottom layer of the sole.
Here's another company that offers a No Bull lifetime warranty. Red Oxx covers all travel bags and accessories against defects in materials and workmanship, as well as against unexpected damage. The team will try their best to repair your bag, but if it cannot be fixed, you'll receive an identical product for free.
Craftsman isn't the only tool company with a lifetime warranty. If your RIDGID tool malfunctions based on a defect in materials or workmanship, the company will repair or replace it free of charge. If the product is still defective after three repair or replacement attempts, you have the option to receive a full refund.
Smith Optics offers performance sunglasses, googles and helmets. For no extra charge, the company will repair or replace products that have faulty materials or workmanship. The lifetime warranty does not cover apparel and accessories like bags and hats.
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Few things are more frustrating than having your tools break in the middle of a repair, but Stanley has you covered. The company has a lifetime limited warranty covering its hand tools. The warranty is limited to a maximum of one year for hand tools with electrical or electric components. Deficiencies in material and workmanship are included in the warranty, but improper use, abuse and alterations or repairs are not. Stanley also offers warranties for many of its other products.
Targus stands behind the quality of its notebook cases by offering a limited lifetime warranty — and a one-year warranty on any electronic components. Tablet and e-reader cases purchased after Jan. 1, 2015, are also covered for the life of the product. The warranty is non-transferable and an original or copy of the sales receipt from an authorized Targus retailer is required. Warranties for other products vary.
Insulated drinkware shouldn't be disposable just because it's plastic. Tervis will replace all products — excluding some accessories — found to have defects in material or workmanship. The Made for Life guarantee doesn't include items damaged due to normal wear and tear, improper care or abuse.
The Good Feet Store
Proper footwear is important, and The Good Feet Store guarantees the quality of its arch supports. All 25 styles of Good Feet arch supports come with a limited lifetime warranty. If yours breaks, cracks or flattens, you won't have to foot the bill for another pair. Most of the company's other products are also backed by a limited lifetime warranty, so head to your nearest location and stock up.
The North Face
Outdoor adventures are rough and tough, so choose gear that can take a beating on your next camping trip.
The North Face backs all but its footwear products with a lifetime warranty that covers defects in materials and workmanship. Footwear is covered for one year after purchase. Only the original owner of the product can claim the warranty. So, if you bought your backpack at a secondhand store, you're out of luck.
Tilley backs its outdoor hats and travel clothing with a Guaranteed for Life policy. The guarantee offers free repairs or replacements for items damaged by poor workmanship or faulty material. Underwear is not covered under this policy.
Your bag from Timbuk2 is guaranteed with a lifetime warranty for quality and craftsmanship. Issues caused by normal wear and tear, abuse and cosmetic damage are not covered. The warranty is only valid for products purchased directly through Timbuk2 or an authorized reseller.
This venerable plastic storage container company offers a limited lifetime warranty against chipping, cracking, breaking or peeling for any of its non-commercial products under normal use. The company will replace your product for free if you experience one of these issues. If the item is unavailable, you'll be given a comparable product or a credit toward future purchases. That guarantee makes these storage containers a great deal at Walgreens.
Vermont Teddy Bear
Yes, even your teddy bear can be guaranteed for life. That is, if it's a Vermont Teddy Bear. Your teddy will get free repairs to cover all of life's potential tragedies, from overly friendly puppies to vicious lawnmowers. Simply admit your bear to the company's Teddy Bear Hospital and he'll be nursed back to health. If your bear's injuries are too extensive, the company will send you a free replacement. The warranty does not include bear outfits and accessories.
Keep your eye on the value. Vortex Optics offers a VIP Warranty that promises to repair or replace any of its damaged or defective riflescopes, prism scopes, red dots, rangefinders, binoculars, spotting scopes, tripods and monoculars. Its unlimited lifetime warranty is fully transferable and requires no receipt.
Cigar aficionados rejoice — Xikar has you covered. From cutters and lighters to cigar containers, the brand's lifetime warranty promises products will meet your expectations. If you're unsatisfied with an item for any reason, Xikar will repair or replace it at the company's discretion.
Holding up your lighter at a rock concert is a bit old school nowadays, but if you want to give it a whirl, your Zippo is guaranteed to produce a flame, no matter how old it is. The Zippo windproof light comes with free repairs and replacements. You might be asked for proof of purchase.