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We found the best subscription boxes to give the men, women, and pooches in your life. From tasty food to rad gear, we have it all.

Shopping for someone that has everything? Skip the malls, forego the headache, and give the gift of an awesome subscription box. Everyone loves getting packages in the mail, especially when they’re filled with tasty food and cool gear.

The Best Subscription Boxes to Give

Trade Coffee: From $20/month

Trade Coffee Subscription Box Tumbler Holiday Gift

Keep your adventure buddy caffeinated with a java-filled Trade Coffee subscription. Trade does the hard work of discovering the best coffee beans from the nation’s best specialty roasters. Not only that, but they perfectly select beans to match customers’ individual palates.

Looking for a classic cup of coffee? They can do that. Prefer something on the bolder end of the spectrum? Trade does that too. And to make this a gift your friends and family will rave about, you can throw in a Miir or YETI mug. And, if you’re new to Trade Coffee, you can get 30 percent off when you start your own subscription and never pay shipping.

Delicious coffee with an ultra-durable mug, delivered straight to their door? You’re sure to be everyone’s favorite Santa.

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Cairn: $30/month

Cairn subscription box

This is for anyone with a dedicated gear closet and a passion for discovering the latest and greatest gadgets. Each month, a box arrives packed full of fun and useful items. Cairn prides itself on shipping first-to-market exclusives from big brands. Not only will you get snacks, lights, water bottles, and more, but you’ll get it before it’s available to the public.

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Porter Road Premium Meat: From $80

Porter Road Meat Subscription Box

The grillmaster in your life will love this. This online butcher specializes in pasture-raised, antibiotic-free meat. Each piece of meat is expertly hand-cut and raised with care. From high-quality dry-aged beef to bacon, brats, and more, this one’s got everything to keep the grill going.

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Mantry: $75

Mantry Best Subscription Boxes

Shopping for someone whose pantry is as well-stocked as their gear closet? Then they’re sure to enjoy Mantry. The self-proclaimed No. 1 food gift for men is full of six full-size products from some of America’s best artisan foodmakers. It arrives in an American-made wooden crate and includes helpful tips and recipes.

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RunnerBox: $25

RunnerBox Subscription Boxes

Prevent the dreaded mid-race bonk with this runner-focused gift box. Each package is full of items handpicked for and by runners. It’s a fun selection of newly released and fan-favorite energy-boosting foods and endurance products. Make that special someone excited to get out and log some miles.

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Bark Box Super Chewer: $45

Barkbox Super Chewer

Whether for your furry adventure sidekick or dog-obsessed best friend, the Barkbox Super Chewer is sure to be a big hit. Each collection includes two super-durable, fluff-free toys, two meaty chews, and two full-size bags of made-in-America treats. There’s no better gift than watching a happy pooch.

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Birchbox: $10/month

BirchBox Subscription Box for Men

Just because your loved one plays outside all day doesn’t mean they need to look like it. From travel grooming essentials to the best post-gym soap, Birchbox sends out a variety of well-loved grooming products. In addition to subscription boxes, you can shop for one-off gift baskets and individual products.

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Mystery Tackle Box: $17/month

Mystery Tackle Box

Help that special someone reel in a big one. Each Mystery Tackle Box comes with perfectly paired lures and tackle. Plus, members get access to exclusive contests and expert how-to videos. And you can tailor the box to the fisher in your life.

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Flaviar: $300/year

Flaviar Subscription Box

It’s hard to beat a good fireside whiskey, but it can be hard to know what to buy. That’s where Flaviar comes in. Members receive quarterly tasting boxes complete with tasting notes and a full-size premium bottle. Plus, there’s an active online community and live tasting events. This box is perfect for anyone who enjoys picking apart the smokey subtleties of each sip.

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