18 Subscription Gifts for Couples That Really Deliver

Keep the spark alive with a weekly, monthly or quarterly surprise.
Best Subscription Gifts for Couples
Photo: Universal Yums
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Emily Rumsey
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Updated Oct 23, 2023
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Bonding over new experiences is a great way to strengthen relationships—it can spark meaningful conversations, encourage emotional vulnerability and ultimately increase feelings of security. Subscription gifts for couples are a romantic and thoughtful way to get to know your spouse even more or treat your favorite pair for a special occasion. Whether you need a holiday, wedding or anniversary gift for two lovebirds or you're shopping for your significant other (and yourself), one of these couples subscription boxes is guaranteed to deliver.

1. A Charcuterie Subscription Box: Platterful

Platterful charcuterie kit subscription box for couples
Photo: Platterful

Giftable plans:

  • Month-to-month subscription: From $75/box
  • 3-month prepaid subscription: 3 boxes, from $179 total
  • 6-month prepaid subscription: 6 boxes, from $349 total
  • 12-month prepaid subscription: 12 boxes, from $689 total

Charcuterie is all the rage for dinner parties and date nights, but the process of purchasing and plating the perfect spread can be daunting. This subscription for couples will remove most of the legwork, allowing them to serve beautiful and delicious appetizers for any occasion. Each kit comes with cheeses, meats, crackers, spreadables and other accompaniments (like dried fruits, olives, nuts or chocolate), along with an instructional sheet and a video tutorial on how to display everything. Simply choose between two sizes—large (which feeds six to eight people) or standard (which feeds two to four)—before selecting the length of the subscription you want to gift.

2. A Sweet Subscription for Couples: Universal Yums

Universal Yum candy subscription box for couples
Photo: Universal Yums

Giftable plans:

  • Yum Box (5-7 snacks): $19/box for 1 month, $18/box for 3 months, $17/box for 6 months, $15/box for 12 months
  • Yum Yum Box (10-12 snacks): $33/per box for 1 month, $31/box for 3 months, $29/box for 6 months, $26/box for 12 months
  • Super Yum Box (15-18 snacks): $51/box for 1 month, $48/box for 3 months, $45/box for 6 months, $41/box for 12 months

This cool couple's monthly subscription box will introduce them to new candy from different countries around the world—including Germany, Greece and Indonesia—for an edible gift that'll satisfy their sweet tooth and inspire their wanderlust. Choose the size of the goodie box you want to gift along with a duration (one, three, six or 12 months), then pick the first location you want them to taste. You can add a gift message to their first box or have them receive an email after it arrives to let them know all the details.

3. A Mystery Box for Couples: Hunt A Killer

Hunt A Killer Subscription Box
Photo: Hunt A Killer

Membership gift cards:

  • Monthly Pass: Month-to-month subscription, $35
  • Full Season Pass: 6-month subscription, $165
  • Double Season Pass: 12-month subscription, $300

Do they love true crime podcasts or trying to solve puzzling cold cases? This couples mystery box from Hunt A Killer is a really fun gift any amateur sleuths will appreciate. Every month, they'll receive a box filled with different clues, from autopsy reports to witness statements. Over the course of six boxes, or "episodes," they'll work together to find the suspect. Gift the detectives one season of Hunt A Killer (six months) or two (12 months) so they can play whodunit themselves. Cool, right?

4. A Subscription Service for Gourmands: Mouth

Gourmand subscription service
Photo: Mouth

Indie States of America plans:

  • Pay monthly: $65/box
  • Prepay 3 months: 3 deliveries, $62/box
  • Prepay 6 months: 6 deliveries, $59/box

If you fell in love with a foodie—or know two foodies who met their match in each other—you'll love this subscription service. Mouth delivers curated boxes of sweet, salty and crunchy goodies so their pantry is never empty. There are monthly subscription boxes for couples who love pickles, cheese and more. Simply pick what best suits their taste preferences and select the duration of the subscription. Need help deciding? We recommend the Indie States of America box, which allows couples to taste the country's best flavors from the comfort of home. P.S.: You can also add a custom message and upgrade the packaging if you're giving it as a gift.

5. A Cocktail Subscription Box: Shaker & Spoon

Shaker & Spoon cocktail subscription box for couples
Photo: Shaker & Spoon

Giftable plans:

  • 1-month gift: $59
  • 3-month gift: $169 ($56/box)
  • 6-month gift: $319 ($53/box)
  • 12-month gift: $599 ($50/box)

Shopping for a pair of mixologists? Love concocting drinks with your partner? Help them discover new creations each month with a specialty cocktail subscription. Shaker & Spoon delivers everything they need (besides the liquor) to make artisanal beverages at home, like Italian-inspired spritzers and whiskey-based elixirs. Each box comes with three recipes and enough ingredients for four servings of each, meaning there's more than enough for two people. Choose the subscription duration and Shaker & Spoon will send an e-gift card they can redeem online.

6. A Meal Delivery Service: Blue Apron

Meal Delivery Subscription
Photo: Blue Apron

The details:

  • $70, $140 or $280 meal e-gift card
  • Gift cards can be used toward any meal subscription plan

Kick things up in the kitchen with a meal kit subscription service suitable for couples. Blue Apron sends everything needed to make two servings of two, three or four chef-designed recipes per week so they can say hello to cooking as a team and goodbye to grocery lists. Give the lucky couple a gift card so they can build a personalized plan that works for them (think: quick-and-easy recipes or veggie-only dishes). It's an especially great subscription box idea for engaged and newly married couples, because it takes one less thing (meal planning) off their very full plates.

7. A Romantic Box for Couples: The Adventure Challenge

Adventurous Subscription Box
Photo: The Adventure Challenge

The Adventure Box details:

  • $50/box for up to 9 months
  • The dates correspond with challenges in the Couples Edition activity book ($50 extra)

How about a date night subscription gift for couples to shake up their Netflix and chill routine? The Adventure Box subscription helps lovebirds spend quality time together without too much forethought. Every month, they'll receive the supplies needed for a unique at-home date (like hand-stamping leather journals together), all delivered right to their door. There are nine curated boxes in total, and every date idea comes from the brand's best-selling Couples Edition book—an activity book filled with fun scratch-off challenges for couples.

8. A Pasta of the Month Club: Sfoglini

Pasta subscription gift box
Photo: Sfoglini

Giftable plans:

  • Half-Year of Pasta: 2 deliveries of 6 pastas each, $110 total
  • A Year of Pasta: 4 deliveries of 6 pastas each, $215 total

This is pasta-bly the best monthly couples subscription box on the list. If their go-to weekday dinner is a big bowl of spaghetti, make the dish better with Sfoglini's organic Brooklyn-made pasta. The subscription will keep their cabinets stocked with signature and specialty pasta made from locally sourced ingredients and featuring limited edition flavors. Each box also comes with recipes and pairing suggestions from well-known chefs so they can up the ante on their pasta nights. If you'd like to include a gift note, you can add a personal message before finalizing your order.

9. A Subscription Box for Gamers: UnboxBoardom

Board Game subscription box
Photo: UnboxBoardom

Giftable plans:

  • Gaming Guru (monthly): $34/box for 1 month, $33/box for 3 months, $32/box for 6 months, $30/box for 12 months
  • Casual Gamer (bi-monthly): $34/box for 1 shipment, $31/box for 6 games over 12 months
  • Board Game Beginner (quarterly): $34/box for 1 shipment, $32/box for 4 games over 12 months

If friendly competition is their thing, this is the ideal subscription gift for them. Monthly, bimonthly or quarterly, UnboxBoardom ships recipients a new board game that's perfect for couples to play (and master) together. Better yet, gamers can choose the specific game before each delivery, ensuring they always get something appropriate for two players. You can add a personalized message at checkout and have an email sent to them to let them know their gift is on the way.

10. Matching Underwear Membership: MeUndies

Matching underwear subscription
Photo: MeUndies

The details:

  • Match Once: $46/box
  • Monthly Membership: From $34/box

Looking for a fun holiday or anniversary gift to bring out your spouse's cheeky side? A matching couples underwear membership is a great way to showcase the playful aspect of your personalities and update your gear at the same time. MeUndies offers a variety of inclusive sizes, colorful patterns and pairing options for all couples, so you're sure to find a coordinating look that suits you both. Bonus: You can choose to match once before committing to a regular monthly subscription.

11. A Historic Recipes Subscription: Uncommon Goods

Historic Recipes Subscription Box
Photo: Uncommon Goods

Giftable plans:

  • 1st Collection: 6 month subscription, $40
  • 2nd Collection: 6 month subscription, $40
  • 1st & 2nd Collections: 12 month subscription, $76

If your favorite pair loves cooking but already has every cookbook you can think of, this subscription service is an excellent idea. Uncommon Goods offers a series of historic recipes originally penned by well-known historical figures like Rosa Parks and George Washington. Each month, the happy couple will receive a printed replica of a handwritten recipe they can use to recreate a dish from back in time. It's a thoughtful holiday or anniversary gift that'll impress foodies and history buffs alike. Note: The first monthly package will be sent within a week of placing the order, with subsequent months arriving as envelopes in the mail.

12. A Quarterly Houseplant Delivery: Lively Root

Quarterly plant delivery subscription box for couples
Photo: Lively Root

Giftable plans:

  • Easy Care Plant Gift Club: 1 plant every 3 months for a year, $172 total for small plants or $232 total for medium plants
  • Pet-Friendly Plant Gift Club: 1 plant every 3 months for a year, $232 total
  • Rare & Special Plant Gift Club: 1 plant every 3 months for a year, $232 total

Whether you're shopping for newlyweds just moving in together for the first time or your partner with a green thumb, a plant delivery service is a great gift idea. Lively Root sends quarterly boxes of either easy-to-care-for, pet-friendly or rare plants for the couple to tend to. Plus, the greenery comes with care instructions, so they know exactly what to do with each delivery. Just make sure to mark your purchase as a gift when you're checking out—that way, you can write a personal message to the recipient(s) and even choose gift wrapping for an additional cost.

13. A Flower Delivery Subscription: BloomsyBox

Flower Subscription Box
Photo: BloomsyBox

Giftable plans:

  • Bloomsy Original: $60/box for 1 month or 3 months, $55/box for 6 months, $54/box for 12 months
  • Bloomsy Deluxe: $70/box for 1 month or 3 months, $65/box or 6 months, $63/box for 12 months
  • Bloomsy Premium: $80/box for 1 month or 3 months, $75/box or 6 months, $73/box for 12 months

Whether you're celebrating a milestone anniversary or looking for a romantic gift that you and your spouse can both enjoy, BloomsyBox has the answer. A monthly subscription of fresh flowers delivered right to your door is guaranteed to brighten up your days and your home. Each bouquet features about 20 stems of farm-fresh, seasonal blooms ranging from hydrangeas and mini Calla lilies to roses and more. Choose from three different options—original, deluxe or premium—for a sweet and thoughtful gift that'll woo your partner all over again. Use KNOT10 to get 10% off your order.

14. A Fruit of the Month Club: Harry & David

Harry & David fruit box subscription
Photo: Harry & David

Fruit-of-the-Month Club:

  • Prepay 3 months: 3 deliveries, $95 total
  • Prepay 6 months: 6 deliveries, $180 total
  • Prepay 9 months: 9 deliveries, $260 total
  • Prepay 12 months: 12 deliveries, $330 total

Harry & David's fruit-of-the-month club is one of our favorite subscriptions for couples who are focused on living a healthy lifestyle. This monthly gift will help you and your spouse add a little more excitement to your five-a-day. It's designed especially for couples and includes a different in-season fruit every month, so you won't get bored with your choices. From zesty oranges in March to juicy mangoes in June, this delicious box means you can look forward to fresh, hand-picked produce all year round.

15. A Monthly Wellness Package: The Mental Wealth Box

Mental Health subscription box
Photo: The Mental Wealth Box

The details:

  • Pay monthly: $56/box
  • 6 month subscription: 6 deliveries, $52/box
  • 12 month subscription: 12 deliveries, $48/box

Great gift boxes for couples come in many different forms, as this wellness package demonstrates. If you and your spouse are often stressed out by life's daily challenges, The Mental Wealth Box is an excellent reminder to press pause every so often. Each box is designed to help anyone experiencing common mental health issues (including anxiety and depression) and is filled with items you can share with your other half, including self-care products, mindfulness journals, lifestyle items and more. With new themes and motivational content every month, this thoughtful care package will help you beat the blues together.

16. A Creative Crafts Box for Couples: Adults & Crafts

Craft subscription box gift
Photo: Adults & Crafts

Giftable plans:

  • Pay monthly: $33/box
  • 3 month subscription: 3 deliveries, $32/box
  • 6 month subscription: 6 deliveries, $31/box
  • 12 month subscription: 12 deliveries, $30/box, $25 Amazon gift card included

Whether you're shopping for a creative couple or just want to switch up your date night routine with your spouse, Adults & Crafts has the perfect subscription. Each month, you'll receive a brand new craft project to do together, along with all the required materials, tools and instructions to help get you started. From creating coasters out of resin to fabric painting your very own throw pillow, there are so many exciting ways to flex your creativity. It's easily one of the best monthly gifts for couples who enjoy making things and displaying their handiwork at home.

17. A Subscription for Caffeinated Couples: Grounds & Hounds

Coffee subscription box gift
Photo: Grounds & Hounds

Giftable plans:

  • Ground Coffee: From $17/box for 3 months, $16/box for 6 months, $16/box for 12 months
  • Whole Bean: From $17/box for 3 months, $16/box for 6 months, $16/box for 12 months
  • Single Serve Pods: From $17/box of 12 pods for 3 months, $16/box for 6 months, $16/box for 12 months,
  • Prices may vary depending on the coffee selected

Is there anything worse than waking up in the morning to discover your spouse has emptied the coffee jar? Avoid a shortage with Grounds & Hounds, one of the best subscription boxes for couples with a regular caffeine habit. The company delivers organic and specialty coffees (as ground or whole beans or single-serve pods) right to your door. The next time you make morning coffee, you'll have enough to make two cups—which is sure to get both your days off to a better start. Bonus: A percentage of the company's profits go toward rescue initiatives for an animal charity.

18. A Quarterly Subscription for Hikers: Nomadik

Outdoor subscription box gift
Photo: Nomadik

Giftable plans:

  • Quarterly subscription: 4 deliveries over a year, $150/per box

Here's one of the coolest subscription gifts for couples who love hiking. Every quarter, Nomadik will send them a box of outdoor supplies and gear tailored to their interests and the seasons. With everything from collapsible water bottles and foldable bowls to waterproof blankets and backpacks in the mix, they can easily get kitted out for their next adventure. Each box also includes a matching challenge to help them feel inspired about exploring the great outdoors.

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