Coming up with gift ideas for men in their 20s can be difficult, to say the least. After all, what can you get them that they don’t already have? Or that they’ll actually want?
Sometimes the best gifts are those that combine the recipient’s interests with an experience, and subscription gift boxes do just that.
Price: Starts at $20.00/month
What You’ll Get: Help him stay on track to reaching his fitness goals with the 3 box options available from the Fit Lifestyle Box monthly subscription. Choose from the Get Lean, Get Strong, or Stay Fit boxes to unpack 6-9 quality fitness items every month. From shirts and snacks, to product samples and a motivational 30-day challenge, he’ll get the added push to keep making progress.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 23rd-27th of each month
Price: Starts at $22.00/month
What You’ll Get: The Pub Shirt Club is one of the coolest shirt-in-a-box subscriptions out there. One of many great gifts for 20-somethings, each monthly box features 1 authentic Irish pub T-shirt, sized to fit, sending him on the ultimate across-the-pond pub crawl for his wardrobe. With a choice of vintage or classic, get a comfy tee every month designed with a limited-edition Irish pub print.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 2nd day of the month
Price: Starts at $20.00/month
What You’ll Get: Practically a right of passage in the 20s, it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t like ramen noodles. Exotic Noods is a great option to take this instant meal up a notch. Along with the clever name, this box delivers between 4-8 exotic ramen noodle packs with flavorful broths like Tonkotsu, Shio, Shoyu, and Miso. Choose from premium packs, just-add-water packs, or a mix of the two.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. stating on the 10th of the month
Price: Starts at $16.00/month
What You’ll Get: In a time of personal growth and developing a sense of self, the Culture Carton brings a fresh take on refined sophistication for young men every month. Available in 3 levels, lifestyle items-only and book-only options, or a lifestyle + book box, each option delivers an interesting mix including leather goods, EDC items and a good read.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 14th-17th of the month
Price: Starts at $7.50/month
What You’ll Get: Great for any man sporting fashionable facial hair, there’s the Beard Care Club, a monthly subscription box available in 10 different options. Sending all-natural beard oils, balms and waxes, there’s a subscription level that's sure to offer the necessary grooming goods for all bearded men, at an affordable price point.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 5th-7th of every month
Price: Starts at $12.99/month
What You’ll Get: The aficionados at Heat Hot Sauce Shop are bringing the heat to everyone who claims hot sauce as their condiment of choice with the Hot Sauce of the Month Club. Each month the experts select and deliver 1 full-sized bottle of extra-special award-winning hot sauce in a preselected heat range.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $50.00/month
What You’ll Get: Shake things up a bit by sending a veritable bartender in a box with Shaker & Spoon. Featuring 3 unique recipes from top bartenders, each month’s box includes all but the liquor to make 12 cocktails, 4 of each recipe. Delivering syrups, bitters and mixers, every box brings new flavors and combos. It’s a great step up into the world of fine drinking!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st consecutive Mon-Wed of every month
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What You’ll Get: Share the love of all things Nintendo with Mario’s Mystery Block monthly subscription. Perfect for Nintendo-loving guys in their 20s, each month’s box is based on a new theme, from favorite consoles to beloved characters, and includes 3-6 items like toys, candy, tees and novelty gifts.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. the 1st week of the month following receipt of order
Price: Starts at $22.99/month
What You’ll Get: Stock the shelves of his record collection with the Original Vinyl Records subscription, one of the best gifts for men in their 20s. Delivering 6 albums each month, packed safely in a hard box to protect the goods, he’ll get music that’s tailored to meet his unique taste in tunes.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 1st-2nd of the month
Price: Starts at $30.00/month
What You’ll Get: Send him a fun-filled night of games with the Finders Seekers Mysteries subscription. With each month’s box, he’ll be immersed in a new city and culture, facing challenging puzzles and complex codes. Each month’s theme showcases a new and exciting setting for the enclosed mystery that can be played as a solo mission or as a group effort.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 27th of each month
Price: Starts at $35.00/month
What You’ll Get: Hiker Crate is just right for those ready to hit the trails with a full ditty bag on their next outdoor expedition. Delivering 2-3 unique products to satisfy even the biggest gear heads, and 3-6 trail-ready snacks to keep the energy high, each month’s box brings the opportunity to discover unique products and try new outdoor brands.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 17th-19th of each month
Price: Starts at $39.99/month
What You’ll Get: PowMau is for lovers of gear for surf, snow and everything in between, all at a great price. Select the activity of choice and appropriate clothing size to unbox 3-5 premium brand products, including apparel, gear and accessories, power-packed snacks and more each month. At roughly 40% off retail prices, this box is filled with quality goods at top-notch prices.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of every month