Welcome to the pre-made, pre-packed, and complete bug out bag comparison table. This guide is the ultimate tool for researching a purchase of a pre-made bug-out bag or 72-hour kit.
This table compares the best pre-made bug out bags and allows you to filter them based on your needs (i.e. exclude a radio, but check the column for a first aid kit).
This tool is unique because you can filter reach pre-packed bag based upon it’s contents: you can exclude certain items, such as a canteen, but filter the list to only show items that include what you need, such as a first aid kit.
Use the table below to find the best ready-to-go bag based on your needs.
How to Use the Pre-Made Bug Out Bag Comparison Table
In the comparison table above, each row contains a different pre-packed bug out bag. It starts with the first column, which has a picture of the bag and the survival bag’s name, which links to the manufacturer or purchase page.
Each column includes a feature, specification, or classification related to the complete bug out bag listed in the row you are examining (i.e. total bag weight, number of days supported).
You can navigate the bag’s criteria by clicking “Next” or “Previous” at the lower-right of the comparison table. This is great for browsing. You can also scroll horizontally to see additional specifications and contents for each 72-hour kit. Simply click the table, and use your mouse or arrow keys to scroll to the right to show additional options.
In addition to general bag information, this bag comparison tool also includes the pre-made bag’s actual contents, whenever such data was available. This allows you to quickly see if the item meets bug-out bag standards and your essential survival supply needs.
Filter the table by clicking a blue column at the top. This sorts the column alphabetically or numerically. There are additional filters available at the bottom of the table, below each row. This allows you to search a specific column or check the checkbox for specific criteria you require in your bag.
Bag Selection Criteria and Thoughts on Self-Made vrs. Complete Bug Out Bags
This pre-made bug out bag comparison tool is part of our guide on bug out bags. This tool is meant to help you quickly find the best pre-packed bug out bags for your individual needs.
To identify your personal needs, check our our parent guide on bug out bags. Specifically, read the section on customizing your bug out bag, customizing your bag based on climate and region, making accommodations for family, and customizing for wilderness or urban survival.
If you’re unsure what factors are important to you when choosing a 72-hour kit, check out this article covering considerations when choosing a bug-out backpack.
More About This Comparison Tool
We believe this pre-packed bug out bag comparison tool is the best current resource online for selecting a pre-made survival kit.
This list is the product of hours of research where we looked at each complete bug out bag product for sale and noted each detail, such as the number of people it was for, along with specifics such as which survival tools it includes.
At Survival Beacon, we’ve taken this trouble to classify each and every complete 72-hour kit not only by type, weight, dimensions, bag color, recommended use, and other important information, but also by what survival gear/supplies these pre-made bags include, such as first aid kit, water purification system, hygiene items, radio system, and so on.
This unique table lets to quickly browse and compare pre-made bug out bags. If you want your bug-out bag to include a first aid kit, check the box under the first aid kit column, or find the column for first aid kit within the row of the bag you’re considering. These data allows you to find the right pre-packed bag for you by telling this table what contents meet your requirements and needs.
Generally, we only recommend pre-made bug-out bags for those who are time-pressed, this pre-packed bug-out bag comparison tool allows you to quickly filter through the not-so-great pre-made bug out bags.
The Best Pre-Made Bug Out Bags
Best is a relative word, especially when it comes to an opinion on a product. When it comes to ready-to-go survival bags, our opinion is that the best bag contains all essential supplies, meets a high-quality standard, and fits our requirements on weight, size, and ability to customize in the future.
Those three factors are the most important criteria, in our opinion. We take bags that meet these factors, then factor in another important factor: price. Price matters, and we know when an item is overpriced. We know when we’re getting a good deal, and we know when a ready-to-go survival bag comes with high value.
The recommended survival bags below are the ones we believe meet our standard and have the best value-added to price ratio.
We believe these are the best complete bug out bags available for sale.
For full disclosure, we’d like to state that Survival Beacon does earn a commission on sales made through our affiliate links. This may include some or most product recommendations on our site. We pledge to be unbiased in our recommendations, and our above approach to select the product with the best value for it’s price stands true.