14 Unique Subscription Boxes That Actually Exist

It’s time to try something new and unique in the vast sea that is the Cratejoy marketplace! We’ve waded through its depths and have curated a list of the most unique subscription boxes that subscribers are absolutely loving.

They may be a little off the beaten path, but these are some of the most popular subscription boxes that (believe it or not) actually exist. From the serenity that is all things hygge to DIY escape room puzzles, we’ve got monthly boxes that deliver something new and exciting.

Whether you're searching for interesting gift ideas or a box of goodies for yourself, any one of these subscription boxes is sure to please curious foodies, travel lovers, plant enthusiasts, or anyone who just loves trying new things!

The Most Unique Subscription Boxes for Anyone

1. Loot Crate

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Price: Starts at $19.99/month

About the Box: Loot Crate delivers the best of all things fandom and geeky. Each month's box includes exclusive and licensed merchandise featuring fan-favorite movies, games, comics, TV shows, and pop culture. Subscribers can expect 4+ items in each box (curated by fellow geeks and gamers), including an exclusive t-shirt, an enamel pin, collectibles, figurines, and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the last day of the month

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2. Hygge Box - Coziness & Happiness Delivered

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Price: Starts at $34.00/month

About the Box: A sublime experience awaits inside each monthly Hygge Box. So, put a Scandi-style, cozy smile on and dive into the ultimate happy mail. Depending on the selected option, each box brings 4-5 or 5-7 handpicked items from around the world, including comforting drinks, treats and snacks, and a lighted element, like candles or decorative string lights, all reminiscent of that comfy Danish lifestyle.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 15th-18th of the month

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3. Explore Local Box

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Price: Starts at $39.00/month

About the Box: The Explore Local Box is a monthly subscription box that delivers the uniqueness of the cities across the U.S. right to the front door each month. Showcasing a new U.S. city with every box, each is filled with artisanal gourmet foods and well-crafted products that highlight the featured locale. A unique subscription box, it offers a fun opportunity for coast-to-coast exploration from the comforts of home, also making it a great gift for any travel lover!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month

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4. International Meal Kits by Takeout Kit

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Price: Starts at $29.99/month

About the Box: Try your hand at bold global flavors by cooking up some of the world’s finest dishes with International Meal Kits from Takeout Kit. From India, to Poland and Italy, each meal kit features a dish from a different country, delivering high-quality ingredients, pre-measured for ease, to prepare and enjoy some restaurant favorites in under an hour. It's a great alternative to traditional meal subscription services for anyone who loves to cook!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. ASAP after receipt of order

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5. The Burlap Bag

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Price: Starts at $6.41/month

About the Box: The Burlap Bag packs some spunk and a good sense of humor inside. Great for those who love classic home goods with a twist, each month’s box delivers a limited-edition candle featuring a new scent bearing a witty name, like Unicorn Puke, Gimme Coffee or Crazy Cat Lady. The hand-poured candle gives 70+ hours of burn time, adding sweetly scented shine with a bit of sass to any home.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 25th of every month

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6. House Plant Box

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Price: Starts at $11.25/month

About the Box: Great for anyone working on their green thumb, the House Plant Box makes it easy to begin growing an indoor oasis. Each monthly delivery packs a curated mix of healthy houseplants, succulents or air plants, along with easy care instructions and extras. The best part for plant newbies? They offer 24/7 support from a team of plant experts to ensure the plants have a long, healthy life.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 2nd week of each month

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7. Wild Crystals Box

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Price: Starts at $21.85/month

About the Box: One of the best subscription boxes for lovers of all things metaphysical is The Wild Crystals Box, delivering a thoughtfully curated sampling of crystals, minerals and stones in each month’s themed box. Providing a soft focal point, instant clarity and subtle shifts in energy when practicing mindfulness, get an eclectic and routine enhancing mix. From points and spheres, to rough or polished stones, each box contains a nice variety.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 15th-21st of each month

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8. American Cocktail Club

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Price: Starts at $27.99/month

About the Box: One of many unique subscription boxes is the American Cocktail Club. Containing 4 servings of a deliciously crafted cocktail, this subscription delivers what you need to become an at-home mixologist. The cocktails are all low in sugar and mixed with all-natural juices, just choose from an Everything but the Booze box or the Everything box and spend a fun night in.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 3rd week of each month

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9. My Fairy Crate

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Price: Starts at $25.50/month

About the Box: Let your imagination run free with My Fairy Crate, as you create an evolving fairy garden in potted plants month after month. Fun for all ages, each month’s box delivers beautifully crafted figurines, including fairies, gnomes, unicorns, mushrooms, furnishings and accessories, so you can add to your ever-changing enchanted gardens.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month

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10. The Go Love Yourself Box

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Price: Starts at $30.00/month

About the Box: Going full-on into any one area of life can leave little time to focus on your overall well being. The Go Love Yourself Box is a women's personal growth subscription all about making self care a priority each month. Delivering a book that provides a new perspective on personal growth and 3-5 self-care items, this box aims to help everyone connect to themselves and learn valuable strategies to bring more happiness into life.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month

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11. Escape the Crate

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Price: Starts at $26.50/every 2 months

About the Box: Every other month, swap movie night out for an escape room adventure night brought to you by Escape the Crate. A bi-monthly subscription, each box encourages spending quality time with family members and friends. Get in the competitive spirit and solve riddles, decode ciphers, and work through puzzles. Once the historical mystery is all sorted out, your escape is made!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month, every other month

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12. FaceTory

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Price: Starts at $7.56/month

About the Box: If you're looking for a different kind of beauty box then FaceTory is a must-try. This monthly Korean beauty subscription offers 3 subscription options, the Fresh Kit for 4 K-Beauty sheet masks, SEVEN LUX for a variety of 7 sheet masks, or LUX PLUS for 3 sheet masks, 3 full-size skincare products, and a specialty beauty product. FaceTory is a great subscription for beauty-mavens who love discovering new products and brands.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 1-4 days after orders are placed

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13. Japan Okashi Box

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Price: Starts at $37.00/month

About the Box: Japan Okashi Box is a unique snack box delivery savory and sweet Japanese treats. Each box is curated around a different theme and includes a variety of 15-20 Japanese snacks, plus a guide detailing each product's flavors, ingredients, and allergens. Subscribers can also expect an additional surprise gift in every month! As an added bonus, they also offer free worldwide shipping!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from Japan within a week after ordering

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14. The Beach Box

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Price: Starts at $34.99/month

About the Box: The Beach Box is a super-fun subscription for lovers of all beachy and coastal. Each month's box features a new beach and includes 5-6 fun (yet classy) beach-themed accessories, home decor, jewelry, bath and body products, drinkware and a sweet treat. The Beach Box is a unique gift for yourself or that hard-to-shop-for person!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month

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