Best Monthly Subscription Boxes to Gift (2022)

Finding the perfect gift, whether it's for someone you know well or not, is always a process. Gift cards are impersonal, clothes are so hard to get right, and it sometimes feels like the person you are gifting has it all. Enter subscription boxes. Subscription boxes make great gifts whatever the occasion, be it a Birthday, Graduation, Anniversary, or Christmas. You can find the right subscription for every hobby and interest whether they love spending way too much time with their cat or are obsessed with TikTok’s hottest trend, Tinned Fish.

There’s no doubt it’s been a long year, and with many of us celebrating events and holidays from afar, online shopping is the quickest and most stress-free way to send gifts. In this 2022 gift guide, we’ll break down all the best subscription gift ideas for every person on your list.

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Why Subscription Boxes Make the Perfect Gift

best subscription boxes

Subscription gift boxes are truly the gift that keeps on giving. You have the ability to choose the length of your gift with many subscription boxes offering one, three, six, and twelve month subscription options. This year, show your special someone just how much you care with a thoughtful, personalized gift subscription.

For the Self-Care Queen

Feeling Fab Self-Care Ritual Box

self care subscription box

Price: Starts at $28.70/month

What’s Included: This self-care focused gift is like a warm hug all wrapped in a box. The perfect gift of wellness, self-care, and self-love, the Feeling Fab Self-Care Ritual Box includes a wide array of skin and body care items, soy candles, gems, crystals, bath salts, oils, and body mists, all of which are natural and organic, vegan, and cruelty-free when possible.

Shipping: Ships Worldwide except Mexico and Peru. First box ships within 5 days, then following boxes ship between the 10th-15th of every month.

For the Spiritual Goddess

Divine Feminine

crystal subscription box

Price: Starts at $40.00/month

What’s Included: If they enjoy drinking tea, lighting candles, and love to make their own apothecary items, the Divine Feminine is the perfect gift for them. Each box is carefully curated with aan assortment of washes, sweeps, and candles, bath bombs, soaps, herbal tinctures, oxymels, gem & floral essences, hair serums, foot scrubs, and many other made-from-scratch items. Boxes also include several grimoire pages to guide them through complete rituals and spells.

Shipping: Orders placed today are shipped on November 1st and renewal orders are shipped on the 28th of each month.

For the True Crime Podcast Listener

Hunt A Killer: Monthly Murder Mystery Subscription

murder mystery box

Price: Starts at $32.50/month

What’s Included: If they spend their entire commute listening to true crime or love watching murder docu-series on Netflix this is the perfect gift for them. Over the span of 6 months they’ll help solve the The Moon Summit Mystery, a murder case that explores a gradute student who was found dead during an expedition in Alaska, where his death was originally blamed on local wildlife. Was it foul play? Only you can find out.

Shipping: Ships worldwide. First box ships within 5 business days of order.

For the Bath Lover

Bath & Body Goodies by Bath Bevy

bath bombs and lotions

Price: Starts at $39.57/month

What’s Included: Give them the gift of pure relaxation with Bath Bevy’s Bath & Body Goodies. Carefully curated, this handcrafted small batch box comes complete with bath bombs, bubble bath, bath salts, whipped soap scrubs and more. They’ll love this box so much, it’ll be hard to get them out of the bathtub!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. and ships the first of the month.

For the Wine Lover

The Standard - Wine Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

winesubscription box

Price: Starts at $49.99/month

What’s Included: Get them the gift they really want: unique high-end wine delivered straight to their door. The perfect host or hostess gift, the Standard Wine Club features three handpicked wines every month according to the receiver’s tastes and preferences. Not a fan of the bottle you received? Send it back and they’ll replace it. Now that’s top-notch service.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. First box ships within 5 business days.

For the Baker

Mix Box

baking gift box

Price: Starts at $29.95/month

What’s Included: If they love pinning dessert recipes on Pinterest, they’ll be thrilled to open this subscription box every month. Each box comes complete with easy, step by step instructions and pre-measured ingredients, making this box a fantastic choice for beginner bakers.

Sneak Peek: December’s Holiday Box includes the recipe and ingredients for Frosted Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 7th of every month.

For the Dungeon Master

Dungeon Crate™

DnD gifts

Price: Starts at $34.33/month

What’s Included: Dungeon Crate is the best subscription box for fans of Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, and other role playing games. Every month RPG enthusiasts can expect accessories like minis, terrain, dice, and original adventures to expand their game.

Shipping: Ships worldwide (ships free in the U.S.). Crates are shipped third week of the month.

For the New Parent

The Rad Dad Box

first dad gifts

Price: Starts at $43.00/month

What’s Included: Know a cool new dad? Send him the Rad Dad Box filled with everything he and baby needs during their first few years. Each box comes complete with 6-8 tastefully designed baby toys, small batch self-care products, yummy snacks, and Dad swag.

Shipping: Ships within 2 business days of first order, then shipped on the 25th of each month. Boxes shipped in December are shipped earlier to receive before Christmas.

For the Reader

Once Upon a Book Club Box (Adult Edition)

book read along box

Price: Starts at $61.25/month

What’s Included: Become completely immersed in this one-of-a-kind book subscription box. Along with a book, Once Upon a Book Club comes with 3-5 wrapped gifts labeled with corresponding book pages. Once you get to that page in the novel, unwrap the gift to feel more connected with the book than ever before.

Shipping: Ships worldwide except for the United Kingdom.

For the One Who Loves Wearing New Scents

Scent Club Box

purfume gift

Price: Starts at $29.83/month

What’s Included: Have a loved one that always wears the best scents? Gift them a monthly Scent Club Box packed with clean consciously crafted fragrances handcrafted in small batches in Chicago. Each box comes complete with a travel-friendly perfume roller + 2-3 other scented surprises delivered to your door.

Shipping: Ships worldwide. First box shipped within 2 business days.

For the Cat Lover

Crazy CatLadyBox

gift for cat lover

Price: Starts at $39.99/month

What’s Included: Embrace your inner cat lady with this purrfect cat-inspired box. Get exclusive cat-themed shirts, accessories, home decor, plus toys for your cats, too! And get this, every box you purchase helps cats in need via the CatLadyBox Cares program.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. and Canada at the start of each month.

For the Crystal Lover

The Crystal Pouch

crystal gift box

Price: Starts at $22.08/month

What’s Included: The perfect gift idea for that special spiritual person in your life, The Crystal Pouch is a magic and divine box filled with 3 tumbled or raw stones and 2 more rare, clusters, or polished & shaped crystals. Each box also includes knowledgeable and detailed cards about each crystal and its properties.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. and Canada between the 20th-25th of the month.

For the Green Thumb

Premium House Plant Box

plant gift

Price: Starts at $41.67/month

What’s Included: Plant loving friends and family will love this Premium House Plant Box loaded with 2 beginner-friendly indoor houseplants each month. Some varieties you may receive include fern varieties, sansevieria, pileas, hoyas, palm plants, ivy, and many more! Each 6” plant is shipped in a plastic nursery pot with soil and includes a detailed care card.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. during the second week of each month.

For the Budding Entrepreneur

Success Crate - Leadership & Entrepreneurial Box

entrepreneurial gift

Price: Starts at $35.00/month

What’s Included: Whether they are just starting their own business or have been in the industry for years, the Success Crate is a fun and thoughtful gift for coworkers and friends alike. Each box includes 3-4 office supplies or productivity items as well as an exclusive monthly USB containing workbooks, ebooks, and seminars based on that month's theme.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S.. Boxes ship around the 18th of each month.

For the One Who Loves Tarot

Nine of Earth Tarot / Oracle Box

tarot gift box

Price: Starts at $58.99/month

What’s Included: Made for magickal and modern bad-ass babes, this tarot and oracle box comes with 6+ spiritual items including a Tarot or Oracle deck, at least one piece of unique jewelry, & other fun lifestyle items that fit the theme of the month. Don’t believe us? Take a look at all the 5 star reviews.

Shipping: Ships worldwide around the 15th of each month.

For the Planning Expert

Penspiration and Planning + Stationery Box by Cloth & Paper

planning guide gift

Price: Starts at $50.00/month

What’s Included: The Penspiration and Planning + Stationery Box is the perfect choice for planner people and pen aficionados who love surprises. Each monthly box features between 8-12 planning items (could be anything from journals, sticky notes, stickers, planner inserts) and 5-7 unique pens, pencils, and/or writing instruments as well as exclusive digital content.

Shipping: Ships worldwide between the 19th-24th of every month

For the Caregiver

Sanctuary Box

gift for teacher

Price: Starts at $25.99/month

What’s Included: Give the healthcare professional, teacher, or parent in your life a box filled with relaxation. Voted the #1 bath and body set, the Sanctuary box includes 5+ luxury bath products: artisan soaps, bath bombs, bath salt, scrubs, butters, body wash, lotions, shower steamers, bath accessories for women & men. No bath? No problem! Simply check the “shower” type at checkout.

Shipping: Ships worldwide between the 15th-20th of each month.

For the Dog Parent

Monthly PupJoy Power Chewers Box

dog toy and treat box

Price: Starts at $33.00/month

What’s Included: Treat your furry best friend to a monthly box of healthy treats and adorable toys. Perfect for holiday or gotcha-day gifts, the PupJoy Power Chewers box is made for dogs who need a challenge. Since bigger dogs need bigger toys, make sure to note their size when ordering.

Shipping: First box ships within 5 business days of order.

For the Wanderlust

Travel Through Music

gift for traveler

Price: Starts at $145.00 every 3 months.

What’s Included: This one-of-a-kind travel & music box is great for people who love live music and exploring the world. Each box, delivered once every three months, comes with a travel guide, Spotify playlist, keychain, postcards, travelgear, a handwritten note from the artist, and artist merch, immersing the box receiver into the culture of the music.

Shipping: Ships worldwide during the last week of the month.

For the Snacker

MexiCrate

Mexican snacks and candy

Price: Starts at $7.99/month

What’s Included: From chamoy to mazapan, the Mexicrate is a fun addition to any party or movie night. Each month includes a variety of Mexican candies and snacks, perfect for sharing with family and friends (or keeping completely to yourself!)

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. and Canada. First box ships within 48 hours.

For the Mixologist

Jolly Hour

cocktail mixing kit

Price: Starts at $49.00/month

What’s Included: It’s Jolly Hour somewhere! Jolly Hour is the only true cocktail subscription box on the market, with boxes coming with all of the ingredients, garnishes and instructions needed to make 3 separate cocktail recipes using just 1 main spirit. (Alcohol not included)

Shipping: Ships on the 16th of every month.

For the Quirky One

Hippy Daisy Happy Box

hippie gift

Price: Starts at $23.50/month

What’s Included: Is she a little bit silly and quirky? She’ll love the uniqueness found inside every Hippy Daisy Happy Box which comes with 3-5 cool boho products. Past boxes have included miniature zen gardens, tie-dye soap, and friendship bracelets.

Shipping: Ships worldwide. First box will ship when payment is received. Following boxes are shipped on the 15th of the month.

For the Griller

The Ultimate BBQ Experience

grilling gift

Price: Starts at $26.99/month

What’s Included: Got a buddy that loves to spend their time in front of the grill? They’ll love opening up this Ultimate BBQ Experience box every month filled with 5+ premium BBQ sauces, dry rubs, marinades, grilling accessories & surprises plus 8+ new recipes each month showcasing all their new goodies.

Shipping: Ships worldwide. Boxes ship on the 7th-9th of the month.

For the Writer

Scribbler Box Subscription

gift for writer

Price: Starts at $29.99/month

What’s Included: Budding novelists will love receiving this writer focused subscription box every month. Packed with curated writing gifts, signed novels, and guided booklets on the publishing process. Bonus: subscribers get access to a live chat with editors and literary agents to help in the writing process.

Shipping: Ships on the 16th of each month.

For the Crafter

Craftsman Crate

crafting gift

Price: Starts at $30.77/month

What’s Included: Try a new craft every month with the Craftsman Crate! Perfect for anyone who loves to create with their hands, past boxes have included wood burning, soapstone carving, and candle making. Each boc contains clear instructions and patterns for beginners to skilled craftsmen.

Shipping: Ships worldwide. Boxes ship around the 10th of each month.

For the CBD Enthusiast

Hempa the Explorer

gifts for CBD lover

Price: Starts at $31.67/month

What’s Included: Whether this is your first time with CBD or you call yourself a connoisseur, Hempa the Explorer is the funniest way to try new CBD products. Each month you’ll receive 5-7 rotating 3rd party lab tested CBD products ranging from edibles, drinks, tinctures, and lotions.

Shipping: First box ships within 48 business hours and following boxes ship the 3rd week of the month.

For the Coffee Lover

Mixed Single Cup Club Membership

k-cup subscription

Price: Starts at $9.92/month

What’s Included: All Keurig users will love receiving this mixed single use coffee subscription. Each month you’ll receive 15 K-Cups from hand-picked artisan roasters. From light, medium, and dark roast to flavored coffee, there’s a great amount of variety, making your morning coffee exciting and new. Plus it’s much cheaper than heading to the coffee shop!

Shipping: Orders ship during the first week of the month.