The 30 Best Subscription Boxes You Need To Try in 2021

Subscription boxes offer convenience, fun, and a momentary escape from the restlessness of life as we currently know it. If you've found yourself wanting to dive into the wide world of monthly delivery services, you may be asking which subscription box is best. Don't worry, we feel you!

With so many options to choose from, the Cratejoy Marketplace can, at first glance, seem a little overwhelming. From beauty, games, andself-care products, to healthy snack boxes, jewelry boxes, monthly book clubs, and beyond –– the options are myriad. So whether you're looking to treat yourself or a loved one, monthly subscriptions offer something for everyone!

Plus, each box is thoughtfully curated by experts and enthusiasts to send anticipation and excitement with each delivery. So, without further ado, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular subscription boxes of 2020 to show off the best of the best and help make your search for the perfect match that much easier!

The Most Popular Subscription Boxes This Year

1. Succulents Box - Monthly Subscription Box

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Price: Starts at $4.75/month

What's Included: Want to dip into monthly subscriptions without making a big investment? The Succulents Box is a subscription box that offers an affordable way to indulge your love of succulents. Delivering a variety of 2-inch potted plants to spruce up your spaces, this monthly box makes an inexpensive gift or a great way to send yourself some happy mail. Choose to get between 1 or 4 healthy, easy-to-grow succulents each month.

Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. 3 business days after ordering; following boxes ship between the 18th-20th of each month

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2. Finders Seekers Mysteries

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Price: Starts at $25.00/month

What's Included: Making it into the "Best of Cratejoy" for 2 years running, Finders Seekers is an at-home escape room adventure that's been described by subscribers (and fans) as well-thought-out, organized, and a whole lot of fun! Another great way to spend a night in, singles, couples, families and pandemic bubbles can jump into a new setting and mystery filled with culture, an intriguing cast of characters, puzzles, codes and more.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 15th of the month; following boxes ship on the 23rd of each month

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3. Simple Loose Leaf Tea

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Price: Starts at $9.00/month

What's Included: Everyone from introverts to overworked moms are enjoying sipping on the delicious blends delivered by Simple Loose Leaf Tea. What makes this monthly subscription so great? It lets the tea shine in its straightforward simplicity! Available in regular or decaf, each box brings 40g of high-quality loose-leaf tea. Choose to get black teas, green teas, or a sampler that includes a black and green, plus an herbal and seasonal tea.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 1st business day of the month

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4. Smartass and Sass

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Price: Starts at $13.95/month

What's Included: Right up there with the most popular subscription boxes is Smartass and Sass. Made for women who cope with life by embodying cynicism and putting a snarky slant on things, this monthly subscription box brings outspoken graphic tees and to-the-point totes and accessories. Featuring hand-selected artisan and small business products, choose from 3 options: accessories only, T-shirt only, or a box that combines the 2.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 18th of every month

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5. Used Books Monthly

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Price: Starts at $6.79/month

What's Included: Perfect for avid readers who like to explore new titles and authors, and who prefer the feel of a real book in their hands over digital formats, Used Books Monthly offers amazing reads for less. A book club that is both easy and affordable, opt to get 1, 2 or 4 books, choose your preferred genres and get skillfully selected, gently-used books delivered right to the front door each month.

Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. within 10 business days; following boxes ship on or before the 5th each month

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6. The Adults & Crafts Crate

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Price: Starts at $30.00/month

What's Included: Crafting is for everyone! And, here to prove that to any skeptics, The Adults & Crafts Crate makes it easy to craft fun and trendy home goods no matter your skill level. Designed as an all-inclusive kit, each box brings all that's needed to create a one-of-a-kind DIY project, including wooden crafts, painting projects and more. Unbox all the materials, accessories, tools and step-by-steps you'll need to get inspired and get making.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 20th of each month

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7. Deadbolt Mystery Society

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Price: Starts at $21.67/month

What's Included: The rich stories and clever, intuitive puzzles packed into The Deadbolt Mystery Society's monthly box will captivate the curious minds of armchair detectives everywhere. Perfect for family game night or an at-home date night, each box brings a stand-alone mystery that will entice you to flex your mental muscles as you unpack suspense and entertainment, solve the crime and close the case!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. in the 1st full week of the following month

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8. GeekGear

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Price: Starts at £13.99 GBP/month

What's Included: Want to use that new year energy to indulge your passions? You have full permission to geek out on all things wizardry with a monthly subscription to GeekGear. Ideal for fans of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, each box is on a mission to deliver exciting gear that celebrates one of the most popular fandoms ever, bringing exclusively licensed products, collectibles, wall art, postcards, and a new, exclusively designed T-shirt every month.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. between the 21st-26th of each month

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9. FaceTory

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Price: Starts at $11.90/month

What's Included: Every glam bag needs a sheet mask tucked inside, always at-the-ready to bring out a healthy glow. FaceTory is here to do the job with their popular beauty subscription boxes that are dedicated to K-beauty sheet masks. Choose between subscription options for 4 or 7 Korean sheet masks or a box that features a mix of masks and skincare products, the perfect way to discover innovative new products each month!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 1-4 days of ordering

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10. House Plant Box

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Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What's Included: Amass an indoor jungle with the luxe and gorgeous greens packed into every monthly delivery from the House Plant Box. Focusing on variety, deck out house and home with healthy vibrant plants that are greenhouse-grown, curated, and packed with care by expert gardeners. Choose to get houseplants, pet-friendly houseplants, succulents, potted garden plants or even seeds to put the process in motion.

Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. in the 2nd or 3rd week of the month

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11. Vegancuts Monthly Beauty Box

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Price: Starts at $23.95/month

What's Included: With the Vegancuts Beauty Box, you can explore a wide array of clean and green beauty products that can transform your skincare routine. Whether you're after radiant skin or looking to find new beauty essentials, you can rest assured that every product is tried-and-tested and guaranteed to be 100% vegan and cruelty-free. Unbox an assortment of cleansers, lotions, scrubs, serums and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 17th of each month

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

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Price: Starts at $49.00/month

What's Included: Get exactly what you want in a glass of wine with the Standard Wine Club by He Wines, She Dines. Knowing that every wine lover has their personal favorites, you'll fill out a questionnaire that will let the experts know the details about your preferences and comfort levels when it comes to trying new wines. Then, they'll handpick a selection of 3 of the world’s best wines, and back up their choices with a satisfaction guarantee.

Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. within 5 business days of ordering; following boxes ship on the 21st of each month

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13. Stick in a Box

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Price: Starts at $14.00/month

What's Included: With years of dried-meat curation under their belt, Stick in a Box is a monthly subscription box that aims to satisfy all your jerky wants and needs. Offering 3 different subscription levels that send anywhere from 2 bags of jerky up to a whopping 21 jerky products, there’s a box of flavorful, small-batch dried meat that'll work for every budget. Plus, it's naturally gluten-free and high in protein!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of each month

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14. Wicked Good Perfume

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Price: Starts at $13.25/month

What's Included: Crafting all items in-house from all-natural, sustainable, and vegan ingredients, Wicked Good Perfume will fill your life and home with some of the most enchanting fragrances out there. For all those who love a good smell, add a new limited-edition scent to your rotation with the monthly perfume roller, or sign up for the Scent Club for a solid perfume and a mix of scented body care products and household goodies.

Shipping: First box ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-2 days from ordering; following boxes ship between the 10th-15th of the month

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15. Hot Sauce of the Month Club

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Price: Starts at $14.99/month

What's Included: If hot sauce is your condiment of choice, then allow the connoisseurs at the Heat Hot Sauce Shop to select and deliver some extra-special and award-winning artisan-crafted hot sauces to you by joining the Hot Sauce of the Month Club. Choose to get either 1 or 3 bottles of hot sauce each month in your preferred heat range. It's the perfect way to explore small-batch makers and kick your meals up a notch!

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

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