Creative gifts for every occasion
A monthly gift subscription or an annual membership is a great surprise for just about any occasion. From birthdays and holidays to graduations, a subscription makes a great surprise! They even work as a fun “thank you” to a top client! It’s a creative way to treat someone to a gift they can look forward to all year long. While magazine subscriptions are a classic choice, you can find monthly subscriptions to just about anything you can imagine. You can find memberships for food, beverage samplers, toiletries, and even socks!
We’ve pulled together some subscription ideas for everyone in your life who travels often (or wishes they could)! Here are some awesome gift memberships for travel-lovers!
1. Hygge Box
The Scandinavian concept of hygge, roughly translated as “coziness and contentment,” has become a household term across the globe. A monthly box of hygge contains 4-5 comforting seasonal items from around the world. These may include hot drinks, sweet treats, candles, home decor, and bath or beauty items.
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This Little Passports box is designed for young explorers ages 6-10. Children will receive their very own “passport” and each month receive activities, stickers, photos, and souvenirs for a new featured country.
For those always dreaming of warm, summer days on the beach, check out this global, beachy subscription. Each box features style, beauty, fitness and travel products themed around a new exotic beach destination.
“Delivering paradise to your doorstep every month,” this box is filled with 8-10 global accessories and beauty products that will whisk you away to a faraway place in moments.
Each box has a theme or destination, featuring carefully selected products based on the theme. Snacks, spices, decor items, souvenirs, and useful travel items may be included.
6. Book Voyage
Reading has the power to take us to another time and place. Book Voyage brings diversity to your bookshelf by sending a translated book, snack, and drink from a featured country every month.
Lonely Planet offers travel inspiration, breaking industry headlines, and travel tips categorized by topics such as adventure travel, backpacking, family holidays, honeymoon, and budget travel.
This Toronto-based magazine promotes sustainable, thoughtful, and mindful travel through its bi-monthly, printed magazine and its growing online presence.
Does your recipient love all-things British? This subscription will send them a work of fiction set in a British region along with some gifts from local businesses.
10. Travel + Leisure
Featuring stunning photography and helpful information on the world’s most popular tourist destinations, Travel + Leisure is a must-have subscription. Get insider tips on dining, accommodation, and sightseeing.
11. Verge Magazine
Verge Magazine was launched in 2002 in response to the sudden, rapid growth in “purposeful travel.” This is a great gift for those who believe in responsible, ethical, or missional travel.
On the go
For the adventurers, backpackers, and hikers, this subscription box contains tools you need to survive an expedition in the wild outdoors. With fire-starter kits, knives, and other potentially dangerous items, you’ll want to make sure these gifts are packed with the checked luggage!
Treat your recipient to a monthly sampler of high-end toiletries and beauty products — all travel-sized for on-the-go pampering!
14. Priority Pass
Give the gift of mid-travel R&R. Priority Pass is an annual membership that provides access to 1,200+ airport lounges worldwide.
15. Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone is one of the most effective language-learning tools to prepare travelers for real-world conversations. Choose from more than 30 languages including Spanish, Italian, Vietnamese, Russian, and more!
Food and drink boxes
Enjoy a world coffee tour from the comfort of your office or kitchen table. Each month, the recipient will receive coffee, a postcard and brewing tips from a new destination.
If you know a globetrotter with a major sweet tooth, send them a subscription for a box of global candies. They’ll receive some familiar international treats such as Japanese pocky and Mexican tamarind candy along with samples of things you will never find at home.
18. Bon Appetit Box
Try duck and pork pate with orange, sweet onions confit, and petits toasts in the Paris Aperitif Box. For sweet indulgence order the Cafe Gourmand Box with elephant ears, soft nougat bites, and butter galettes.
The exploration crate sends snacks and candies from a new country every month. Your recipient will love these global snacks, perfect for home, work, or the plane!
20. Gusto di Roma
Take your taste buds on a journey to Rome! Each box from Gusto di Roma contains 5-6 small bites of authentic, Italian cuisine. Try olives, cheeses, cured meats, oils, fruit spreads, biscotti, chocolate and much more!
21. Spice Madam
The Spice Madam “Spice of the Month Club” brings exotic flavors and recipes to your door each month. Boxes include 3-4 spices, 4-6 gourmet recipes, fun cultural facts, and a music playlist.
22. Universal Yums
Dark chocolate with tangy orange peels from Greece? Tangy tomato chips from Thailand? Every box is a global adventure waiting to happen. Learn more about the food and local culture of the featured destinations as you sample!
While many of these work great as gifts for family and friends, they are also a unique way to surprise a client or business partner. If you are looking for more fun ideas to appreciate your clients, check out this article!