They are the gifts that keep on giving – to yourself (or a loved one). We’ve rounded up the best subscription box services on offer in Australia. Sign up and get a regular surprise box on your doorstep.
What: Personalised book subscription service. For bookworms who want a little something extra, Bookabuy subscriptions come with the options of Books & Candles, Books & Socks, or Books & Tea. There is also a kids’ book subscription for $23 a month.
How much: From $35 for a book a month.
Who: Who gives a crap
What: Loo roll with a conscience. All products are made with environmentally friendly materials, and 50 per cent of profits are donated to help build toilets for those in need.
How much: From $46 for your first box. All subsequent deliveries are $56. You can choose how frequent you want deliveries.
Who: Bloombox Co
What: Weekly deliveries of seasonal fresh flowers, accompanied by online DIY video tutorials for styling each box.
How much: From $36.90.
Who: The Foodies Collective
What: Six to eight premium gourmet products every two months. A veritable artisanal farmers’ market – from pantry essentials to gourmet snacks – in a box.
How much: $69 every two months.
Who: Two Busy Bees
What: A monthly honey box with locally-sourced gourmet honey products. Each box contains two to four natural bee products with a honey-based surprise.
How much: Starts at $14.95 for a honey lollipop box.
Who: Cheese Therapy
What: A monthly Cheese Club box containing two to eight cheeses. Showcases difficult-to-find cheeses from around the world.
How much: $54 for a two-pack cheese box.
Who: The Change Box
What: Ethical snacks, homewares and plant-based natural beauty products in a box.
How much: From $54.95 a month.
Who: Bella Box Australia
What: A monthly haul of five-plus beauty samples for women, with separate boxes for men and babies.
How much: $17.95 a month.