Free & Almost Free Subscription Boxes 2017. These first boxes for monthly subscriptions are free, cheap, or deeply discounted! Getting your first month free is a great way to try a new box! All those boxes are included plus ridiculous deals on subscription boxes that you really shouldn’t pass up!
Note: Free trial boxes typically start a new subscription, so it won’t be free forever – but it may be a great value afterward. Be sure to check everything out, including the fine print, and cancel if you aren’t interested in it at the regular price.
Updated August 2017!
Check out all the free & cheap boxes plus crazy discounts in the directory here (even more frequently updated!) and don’t forget to check out the entire list of subscription coupons, deals, and promo codes!
Free Subscription Boxes
A monthly jewelry rental subscription – have the chance to try new styles inexpensively and with creating any clutter! See all our RocksBox reviews to find out what to expect from this subscription and how it works!
Price: $21 per month.
Over 90 monthly snacks to rate – ensuring that your box is always customized! All the snacks are pre-portioned single packs and you’ll get 8 in each box delivered weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly – it’s up to you. You can also pick a box customized to your nutritional profile – low-sugar, protein-focus, and more! Take a look at our Graze reviews to see more about all the snacks we’ve sampled!
Price: $11.99 per month.
DEAL: Use this link to get your first four-count snack box free, just pay $1 shipping!
Kidpik is a fashion styling subscription for young girls. Choose from Girly, Trendy, Classic or Active, and this subscription will handpick head-to-toe outfits for her unique look. Each box contains 7 items for girls age 3-14.
Keep the entire box and get a 30% discount for an average price of only $12 per item. Check out our Kidpik reviews!
Price: Pay only for what you keep – free to try it out – just visit and subscribe.
A clothing rental subscription exclusively for plus sizes (10-32)! Free shipping and returns and unlimited exchanges – your membership fee is based on how many pieces you want to be able to check out at a time. Bonus: they do the laundry for you! Check out our Gwynnie Bee Reviews to see the fab outfits we received in the past.
Price: $49 per month.
DEAL: Try your first month free with this link – no code required! This one’s a no-brainer!
Send germs packing and discover new and innovative germ-fighting products. Every month get 3 full-sized sanitizing items! Squix will suggest a box but you can choose from 125+ anti-germ products for your home, family, and electronics! Read our Squix reviews to find out how it works!
Price: $14.98 per month.
Cooking is made easy by Blue Apron, a meal kit subscription that sends healthy ingredients and recipes every week. Meals are easy to prepare and only has 500-700 calories per serving. Subscribers can choose between a 2-person Plan and a Family Plan. All you need to have at home are basic pots & pans, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Find out more about this subscription by checking out our Blue Apron Reviews!
Price: $59.00 per week.
DEAL: 3 meals free on your first order! Use this link to get the deal.
Get your hands on new makeup brushes every month! MorpheMe is a monthly subscription that sends three to seven new brushes – a guaranteed $30 in value in every shipment. From powder brushes to eye shadow brushes, they’ll deliver it right to your door. Check out MorpheMe reviews to see what were included in the past boxes!
Price: $19.99 per month.
DEAL: Get a FREE brush! Use this link to get the deal.
Kiwi Crate + Family
Every box includes creative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) projects designed to be perfect for your kids ages 5-8! Every month will have a new theme, with all the materials and inspiration for kids to build, make, and develop their creative confidence. Quality materials, hands-on learning, and 2-3 projects to build every month. You’ll also receive “Explore!” Magazine, with additional information, stories, projects, and crafts, as well as a great library guide so you can check out books to go with the monthly theme. Crates are tested by kids to ensure that they are developmentally appropriate, fun and universally liked by both boys and girls. What a fun way to spend summer days doing Kiwi Crate projects! See all our Kiwi Crate Reviews to find out more about the crafts and activities in each box!
Price: $19.95 per per month. Free Shipping to the US, $6.95 to Canada
Read all of our Doodle Crate Reviews to find out what you’ll be getting in this box! Every box includes creative and fun projects for BOYS and GIRLS and inspires young makers to learn new crafting skills and express themselves creatively. It’s like a summer art camp in a box! Every crate includes all the materials and inspiration for DIY projects that encourage kids to tackle new challenges and gain creative confidence! Doodle Crate is designed for kids ages 9 to 16+ and tested to ensure that the projects are fun and inspiring. This box is also probably the best craft subscription box, even for adults!
Develop and enrich your kid’s creative problem-solving skills! Every box of Tinker Crate includes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) projects specially designed for kids ages 9-16. Monthly boxes also include Tinker Zine, a reading material with fun science information and extension projects. See all our Tinker Crate Reviews and check out past STEM projects.
Koala Crate is a monthly subscription that includes materials and inspiration for themed projects that encourage hands-on learning and fun. Boxes are also tested by kids to ensure that they are developmentally appropriate and fun. Koala Crate also strives to deliver boxes which are universally liked by both boys and girls.
Winc (formerly Club W) is a new kind of wine club! Take a quiz that will help match your food and beverage tastes to wine, and then pick from fun wines sourced directly from vineyards! Boxes are $39 plus $6 shipping – add the fourth bottle and your shipping is free! This box is focused on losing the wine jargon and on selecting fun, drinkable wines. Read all our Club W reviews!
Price: $45 per month.
Target Beauty Box is a monthly beauty box – available only online but without a subscription available. The box sells out quickly – hours to a day or so. Read all our Target Beauty Box Reviews to see the samples we received in the previous months. Sign up here to get notified when they go on sale!
Price: $7 per month.
Jessica Alba’s Honest Company offers safe, non-toxic essentials for your family. They offer subscription bundles of Essentials (cleaning, home, bath, and body), Diapers & Wipes (including training pants and overnights), Health & Wellness (vitamins and supplements – including kids), and Organic Baby Formula + DHA. You can add on high-end gear to the bundles, which makes safer shopping so easy. It’s perfect for busy families! See all our Honest Company reviews to find out more about every Honest product we’ve reviewed!
Price: $35+ per month.
DEAL: Get a free trial for the diapers & wipes bundle or the essentials bundle, or both! Use this link to get the deal. Pay $5.95 shipping.
Coffee all the time! Get 6-36 oz of coffee, single origin, blend, or espresso, delivered on the frequency of your choice! See our Blue Bottle Coffee Reviews!
Price: $20 per month.
DEAL: Free trial with this link!
ABCmouse is an online learning subscription that helps early learners build a strong foundation in Reading, Math, Science and Art & Colors. The platform also allows children to learn and explore with their parents, or on their own in a safe and secure online educational environment.
Price: $7.95 per month.
DEAL: Get one month free trial! Use this link to get the deal.
A monthly box of fantastic gluten-free finds! You won’t be missing anything with all the celiac-friendly discoveries in this box (and most items are dairy-free, too!). Take a look at our Love With Food Gluten-Free Box reviews to see past goodies!
Price: $24.99 per month.
DEAL: Save 25% on your first Gluten-Free Box! Use this link to get the deal.
This box is packed full of snacks and other foods (10-15 items!) to test out – many items are new to the market! See all our Degustabox reviews to find out more!
Price: $19.99 per month.
Get fitness samples every month and review them for points – it’s the Birchbox of health and fitness subscriptions! Check out our Bulu Box reviews to see the types of items you’ll find in this subscription box.
Price: $10 per month.
DEAL: Get your Bulu Box for $5.99 every month for as long as you’re subscribed. Use coupon code DISCOVERY and use this link to subscribe.
Each week Hello Fresh delivers beautifully photographed step-by-step recipe cards (some even from chef Jamie Oliver!), with the exact fresh ingredients needed to create a selection of new recipes. Vegetarian and family-size boxes available, too! We have loads of Hello Fresh reviews – take a look!
Price: $69 per box.
DEAL: Take $40 off your first box with coupon code 7UT7K8.
One of the best beauty boxes around – get 5 or more samples each month customized to your beauty profile! Review those samples each month and you’ll get $5 back in points to spend in the shop! See all our Birchbox Reviews to find out what you might get in your box!
Price: $10 per month.
DEAL: Grab a freebie in the bonus shop – the bonus shop has tons of items and the matching coupon codes to use them!
Relax and get some stress relief with this fun monthly adult coloring subscription! Look at our Chroma.club Reviews to see the beautiful art on our coloring book!
Price: $8 per month.
DEAL: Try it for 50% off with code HALFOFF.
Grove Collaborative, formerly called ePantry, is a flexible household product subscription service. Subscribers can choose from different brands including Method, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day, and Seventh Generation cleaning products. There are also add-ons like paper towels and trash bags. Read all our Grove Collaborative Reviews to see what we received in the past.
Price: $20.00 per per month. $2.99 Shipping to Continental US
This monthly workout clothing subscription lets you pick which outfit you want (or skip entirely!) See our Fabletics Reviews to find out more!
Price: $49.95 per month.
DEAL: Get your first outfit for $24.95 here (and get free shipping!).
Price: $68.94 per box.
DEAL: Get 3 meals free! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.
Two pairs of geek socks, every month. Themed to the monthly Loot Crate theme, they’re the ultimate in utility and geekiness. Check out our reviews of all the Loot Wear subscriptions, plus see the monthly theme in our Loot Wear Spoilers page!
Price: $9.99 per month.
The best snacks – natural, no HFCS, hydrogenated anything, just tasty goodness! This is one of the oldest and most solid subscriptions around – and we’re still subscribing because we can’t get enough of these unique snacks. Read all our Naturebox reviews to see what we think of all the goodies!
Price: $5 per month.
DEAL: Get 30% off your first order! Valid for new subscribers only. Use coupon code FIFTY.
Just $5! What could go wrong? Baby Box available, too! And don’t forget to take a look at all our Walmart Beauty Box Reviews!
Price: $5 per quarter.
A shaving subscription that you can customize depending on how often you shave. Harry’s offers blade refills and shaving cream, plus other men’s grooming essentials. Free trial is available – a box which contains a Truman razor with a blade, foaming shave gel, and a travel blade cover. Visit our Harry’s Reviews page to find out more!
Price: $16.00 per per month.
Five make-up and beauty picks by Allure editors, plus a mini magazine in each box. Items are deluxe sized, and a mix of luxury and indie brands. See all our Allure Beauty Box Reviews here!
Price: $15.00 per per month.
HP Instant Ink offers an easy printer ink subscription service. See if your printer is eligible and once you’re subscribed, it will automatically send out notifications when the ink runs low. Then, a new cartridge will be sent to you right away – no need to send an email or make a call! Subscribers will be charged on a monthly basis according to the amount of pages printed instead of the amount of ink used.
Price: $2.99 per per month. Free US Shipping.
A wine-fueled adventure in a box! Every month get 3 reds, whites (including sparkling and rosé!), or mixed, plus your low-key guide to the wines, which pairs each sip with the perfect tunes and recipe. Wine Awesomeness will introduce you to new varietals and artisanal makers from all around the world! See Wine Awesomeness reviews to find out more about the awesome booklet and wine guide that comes in your box each month!
Price: $45 per month.
Get a free trial of the NEW Honest Beauty skincare line – customized for your skin type! Shipping $5.95. Read my reviews of Honest Beauty.
Price: $50 per month.
DEAL:Get a free discovery kit from the Honest Beauty line! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe. Pay $5.95 shipping.
Book of the Month have a set of “judges” that choose five featured books for each month. Subscribers visit the site to select which one of those books they would like to receive. Their website also allows you to discuss the books with other members! Read Book of the Month reviews and see featured books from the previous boxes!
Scent Trunk lets you try a variety of fragrances every month. Each box is customized to your unique tastes based on a profile you will fill out when you subscribe. Because they believe that scent has the power to change moods and evoke emotions, 1.5% of the subscription’s sales go towards fighting mental illness. Women’s box also available. Visit our Scent Trunk for Men Reviews page to find out more about this subscription.
Price: $11.99 per per month.
Over 3,000 healthy and natural products are available at Thrive Market, an online marketplace where you don’t have to pay a membership fee for your first 30 days. After the trial period, you just have to pay $59.95 for a full-year membership.
Price: $59.95 per box.
Try The World brings the flavors of the world to your doorstep. Each box contains 7 to 10 food items curated around a particular theme or destination. Also included in every shipment are culture guides and recipes. Read our Try The World Reviews to find out more!
Price: $39.00 per month. Free Shipping to the US
Love gardening? Check out GrowJourney – a monthly seeds subscription with complete information about the seeds each month (and they save it right in your account!). Plus, they’re certified organic heirloom gardening seeds. Check out our GrowJourney Reviews page to find out more about this subscription.
Price: $14.99 per month.
DEAL: Get your first month free with this link – just pay $3.99 shipping!
Choose from Freshly‘s menu of all-natural gluten-free meals, wait for them at your door, heat and eat. It’s that simple – no need to rush to the grocery for ingredients or order takeout. Plans are available for 4, 6, 9, and 12 meals per week. Boxes are shipped with ice packs to keep the contents fresh while in transit. Read our Freshly Reviews and see what kind of meals we’ve received in the past!
Price: $69.00 per every week. Free Shipping to select U.S. states.
Fun clothes designed for kids, with parents’ needs in mind too! Boys and girls clothes available with plenty of active, school-appropriate options! Check out our Fabkids reviews to find out more about the outfits!
Price: $29.95 per month.
DEAL: Get 50% off your first outfit! Use this link to get the deal.
Natural diapers and baby products delivered straight to your door on a monthly basis. Every Day Happy offers three kits: The Diaper Care Kit, The Family Care Kit, and The Wellness Care Kit. You can save up to 40% by choosing to bundle and decide when and how often your kit ships. Read our Every Day Happy Reviews to learn more about this subscription.
Price: $15.00 per per month.
Eco-friendly themed crafts are sent to subscribers each month! Projects range from art, science, movement, and play. Most of the materials are non-toxic and sustainable. Read our Green Kid Crafts Reviews to learn more!
Price: $19.95 per per month. $4 Shipping to the US, $15 to Canada
DEAL: Save 50% on your first box! Use coupon code HELLOSUB50.
Nadine West is a subscription that sends awesome outfits to try-on in the convenience of your own home. You can keep only what you love, then send the rest back using the included return shipping. Monthly outfits are styled by an expert. Styling service is FREE. Check out more Women’s Clothing & Fashion Subscription Boxes here.
Price: $9.78 per month shipping.
Texture provides easy access to digital editions of magazines from major publishers. It lets you read latest issues on your device, as well as back issues.
Price: $9.99 per per month.
DEAL: Get 3 months of unlimited magazine reading for just $9! No coupon code is necessary to grab this deal, just use this link to sign up!