After leaving your home to experience a new culture for the first time, wanderlust takes over. There’s nothing like relaxing on a faraway beach, driving through the countryside with the windows down, or celebrating a national holiday with the locals.
But being a tourist can be expensive. Let your friends and family explore the foods, goods, and writing of other countries from the comfort of their own home with some of the best gift boxes for travel lovers.
Cratejoy’s marketplace is full of travel book subscription boxes, artisan goods and jewelry boxes from around the world, and even addicting global snack boxes. Read on to see some of our top gift ideas for travel lovers!
Price: Starts at $49.99/3 months
What You’ll Get: For all wanderlust afflicted bibliophiles out there, give the gift of globetrotting in book form with The Wordy Traveler. Available in 2 levels, the Full Suitcase and the Backpacker, each quarter unbox books that bring a new location to life, along with additional scene-setting goodies.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $14.00/month
What You’ll Get: Curated with the travel-loving munchie-obsessed people in mind, Exploration Crate helps unravel the mystery of what the world’s snacking on. With a variety of subscriptions, sized to meet any budget, each month’s box includes delicious sweet and savory treats from across the globe.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 25th of each month
Price: Starts at $20.00/month
What You’ll Get: Travel lovers and adventurous diners alike will enjoy the flavors brought in the Spice Madam box. Experience a different culture and cuisine each month with 10-15 items including the highest quality vegetarian-friendly spices, seeds, recipes, and music from the featured country.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. the 2nd week of the month following your order
Price: Starts at $32.00/month
What You’ll Get: Top Munch is the box that all snack happy travel lovers need. Selecting goodies from a different country each month, each month’s box is filled with 5-7 hard-to-find and exotic snacks, along with music and language guides, sending new tastes and products to try from across the globe.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 7th of each month
Price: Starts at$59.99/month
What You’ll Get: Gusto di Roma is the ticket to an exclusive culinary journey to the sunny Mediterranean, allowing anyone to indulge in the luxurious tastes of Italy. Sending a curated mix of 5-6 Italian appetizers and sweets, from artisanal charcuterie and olives to honey nougats and almond biscotti, it’s a delicious assortment in every box.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
What You’ll Get: One of the best gift boxes for travel lovers, especially if they’re also weeaboos, is the Kizuna Box. Celebrate seasonal festivities of Japan with themed boxes curated around these traditions. Choose from the Lifestyle Box with 6-8 life and household items, the Snack Box with 17-20 limited edition food items and 1-2 lifestyle goods, or the Healthy Box with 10-15 healthy snacks and sweets.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Japan during the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at $38.00/month
What You’ll Get: Always making sure that your sights are set on the next dream destination, the Vacation Crate is one of the best gifts for travel-loving workaholics. Delivering 8-10 items inspired by a chosen destination including art, food, drinks, bath products, body products, and artisan goods, send them on a new journey each month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $39.99/month
What You’ll Get: Delve into the uniqueness of the cities throughout the States with the Explore Local Box. Showcasing one U.S. city every month, this subscription box delivers artisanal local treats and well-crafted products highlighting the best of the best from the featured locale.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month
Price: Starts at $14.99/month
What You’ll Get: The Literary Vacation Club will leave travel lovers enthralled with places they have yet to visit, by giving them a chance to first explore a destination through a good read. Sending engaging adult novels and extras to engage all 5 senses, each month’s box visits a new location.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 20th-25th of each month
Price: Starts at $34.99/month
What You’ll Get: When the sea is miles from home, let SeaCrate bring it to the front door. Featuring at least 5 items in each month’s box, from beachy home decor items and beachcombed treasures to coastal recipes and sea-inspired jewels, this is one of many great gifts for travel lovers that will tide them over until their next beach adventure.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the first week of the month
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
What You’ll Get: Jetsetter Chic is a women's lifestyle subscription box curated for those frequenting TSA lines before they hit the skies! Each Travel Cosmopolitan box includes a 30-day supply of TSA approved beauty and health products. Or splurge for the Travel Connoisseur box for luxury travel goods like tech accessories, healthy snacks, VIP Surprises, health and beauty products, trendy travel accessories.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 5th of each month