Budgeting for Christmas gifts can be quite challenging, but a little effort and research can go a long way. If you want to make your holiday shopping even easier and more wallet-friendly, we’ve gathered some of the best subscription box gifts for $50 or less!
For other affordable gift ideas, check out our list of subscription box gifts for $15 or less.
Be sure to check out our guide on subscription box gifting for tips and ideas!
For: For athletes who are always on the go.
Why We Love It: Half It offers a wide variety of exciting products for health and fitness devotees. They even carry premium brands, including RXBAR, Adidas, and Hydroflask!
Deal: Get free shipping on your first box! That's $7.99 savings! Use coupon code HSFREE.
For: Discerning individuals who love handcrafted small batch goods with a throwback air.
Why We Love It: Bespoke Post is all about elevating small parts of the every day with high-quality crafted gear, accessories, and goods. It’s technically a subscription box for men, but most selections are totally gender neutral.
Gift It: Send a Bespoke Post gift here! Send a single box or 3, 6, or 12 boxes.
See all our Bespoke Post Reviews to find out more about this high end but reasonably priced subscription.
- Save 25% on your first month! Use coupon code MYFIRST.
- Save 20% on your first month! Use coupon code HELLO20.
For: Anyone who loves wine!
Why We Love It: Wine. In all seriousness – recipients will answer 6 quick questions so Winc can understand their palate profile, then match them with great wine sent monthly. She’ll rate her faves and recommendations will become even more personalized!
See all our Winc reviews to find out more about this box.
Deal: Save $20 on your first box. Use this link to get the deal.
For: Home cooks looking to luminaries of the cooking world for inspiration.
Why We Love It: Each box is curated by a big-time chef – It includes their favorite seasonings, sauces, and ingredients, and recipes designed by the chef and incorporating the included products. You even get useful non-food products, like knives and kitchen gear!
See our CrateChef Reviews reviews to find out more about this box!
Deal: 10% off your first order! Use coupon code HELLO10.
For: The aspiring Artisans and Handicraft lovers
Why We Love It: GlobeIn is committed to empowering artisans around the world by providing them with a global distribution network for their goods. They source all the products either directly from artisans and cooperatives or through a network of partner organizations, so you’re helping support entrepreneurship. In every case, they make sure that artisans and farmers are paid fair wages for their products.
Check out our GlobeIn Reviews here to see all the artisanal goods we previously received.
- Save $10 OFF your 3-month or longer Artisan Box subscription. Use coupon code WELCOME. Valid to new members only.
- Get 20% off shop purchases! Use coupon code globein .
For: Beauty queens that can’t ever have too much polish or makeup!
Why We Love It: This box is a bargain compared to the average amount you can spend on drugstore makeup! Your recipient will be able to select the polish colors and makeup item she wants every month, allowing her to switch up her style as often as teen whims dictate!
Gift It: There are two ways to gift Julep– the standard Julep gift (minimum two months for $39.98) – or if you are a parent or family member, you might consider signing up on Julep’s regular subscription offer to take advantage of the hefty free gift!
See all our Julep reviews to find out more about this polish & beauty subscription box.
Price: The monthly cost of this box is $24.99, but they have a gift subscription that comes out to be under $20 a month! The box itself is skippable and/or giftable, and totally customizable during a monthly selection period.
For: Coffee with lots of character
Why We Love It: The selections really sing, with colorful and vivid flavor profiles. Blue Bottle expertly roasts prized and heirloom coffees grown and processed in the great coffee-growing regions of the world, producing amazing coffees you just can’t find at a supermarket.
Gift It: Send Blue Bottle Coffee gift here!
See all our Blue Bottle Coffee Reviews to find out more about this box.
Deal: Grab a free trial of Blue Bottle Coffee! Use this link to get the deal.
For: The fashionista who is into dressing up like a Parisian!
Why We Love It: Where else can you find French fine designer jewelry at an affordable price!? Their pieces are exclusive creations of up-and-coming French designers – perfect accessories to complete anyone’s Parisian look.
Gift It: Send Emma & Chloe gift here!
See all our Emma & Chloe Reviews to find out more about this box.
- Get your first box for only $10 (Up to $200 Value)! Use coupon code HELLOSUB.
- Save $10 on your first box! Use coupon code HELLOSUBSCRIPTION.
For: The Fun, Fit, and Fabulous Woman!
Why We Love It: This box is always packed with an insane amount of value and always includes fun and covetable products.
Tip: This box is also amazing for picking up with the intent of splitting up for smaller gifts!
Gift It: Subscribe to FabFitFun Box here – there are no gifting options, so you’ll need to remember to cancel (set a reminder!). If you’re a current subscriber you can order extra boxes from your FabFitFun account!
See all our FabFitFun VIP Box reviews to find out more about this box.
Deal: Take $10 off your first box. Use coupon code FAB10.
For: Make-up and beauty fans – especially eyeshadow lovers!
Why We Love It: BOXYCHARM’s value is amazing for the small price – and nearly everything is a full size product!
Gift It: Send a BOXYCHARM gift here!
DEALS: Rarely a deal, be sure to subscribe to Hello Subscription notifications for Boxycharm, just in case!
See all our BOXYCHARM Reviews to find out more about this box.
For: Those who love fun and versatile jewelry for everyday wear.
Why We Love It: every box has a trio of beautiful and delicate gold-dipped jewelry you can wear every day. They’re great for mixing and matching and perfect for layering.
Gift It: Send a Penny + Grace gift here!
See all our Penny + Grace reviews to find out more about this box!
For: Thoughtfully curated green beauty products.
Why We Love It: Boxwalla selects the most nourishing beauty and skin care items for one aspect of your beauty ritual and packages them in a gorgeously giftable box.
Gift It: Send a Boxwalla Beauty gift at checkout by selecting the “gift” checkbox! Boxes are billed bimonthly.
See all our Boxwalla Beauty Reviews to find out more about this box.
For: People who want to experience the Cali lifestyle!
Why We Love It: California Found expertly curates products made by California artisans, from natural spa and beauty products to locally sourced artisanal gourmet food and beautifully crafted home goods, you’ll surely experience how it is to live at one of the states at the US West Coast!
Gift It: Send out a California Found box!
See all our California Found Reviews to find out more about this box.
Deal: Get 20% off your first box! Use coupon code HSGET20.
See more fabulous subscription box gift ideas in our 2018 Holiday Subscription Box Gift Guide!