Because everyone loves a surprise in the mailbox, here are the best monthly subscription boxes in Singapore!
If your online shopping exploits are no longer cutting it and you need to spice things up a little, may we introduce you to a magical little phenomenon known as the subscription box? Just imagine, if you will: a monthly delivery, plopped directly onto your doorstep, in a mysterious and beautifully packaged parcel. You have an inkling of what lies inside, but you don’t know for sure. It’s the perfect relationship: consistency with an element of the unexpected. Whether it’s clothes, books, or food that takes your fancy, and whether you’re a big kid or a legit one, there’s a regular dose of happiness to be found in a monthly subscription box. Here’s our pick of the best subscription boxes in Singapore…
The best monthly subscription boxes in Singapore
Monthly subscriptions for kids in Singapore
Bayard Presse is an award-winning international publisher of educational children’s magazines that aims to help the young understand our fascinating world and encourage them to face the challenges of the future. Get your kids onboard with box collection subscriptions, which contain magazines for ages three to 14.
Instead of carting ten tons of sand into your house to make a sandpit for messy sensory play, we’ve got one better – get it in a box. Designed for and tested by kids aged three to six, these themed boxes will let your kids dig and scoop their way to higher cognitive skills through observation, experimentation and exploration. Order now!
If you’re trying to raise a family of readers, this subscription box plan is just what you need. This husband and wife team curates a monthly box that includes up to three books tailored to your child’s age. Top up $10, and you’ll receive a Mandarin book inside your book box. You can also include personal touches and birthday cards as a nice surprise for your little one!
4. Squizzel Box
Kids aged three and above can look forward to hands-on activities when Squizzel Box’s monthly learning package arrives. Each month focuses on a new theme with play-based activities that allow children to explore, create, and of course, have fun! The activities are developed in consultation with teachers to help your littles hone their key development skills.
Surprise the kiddos with a box that’s botany based, filled with dinos or robots that go beep. Kids can make their own cars, door hangers, and even their own mini soccer game. These boxes also make the perfect party favours for any birthday bash or celebration event.
A resident HoneyKid is currently obsessed with her “Pep-pah-pi” sticker book, so this one’s a cheeky addition for every kid (and adult) who hasn’t grown out of their love for stickers. For just USD17.95 a month, you can get 15+ sticker sheets sourced from all over the world. Stickers aren’t just for kids to paste on any available surface; they’re great for brightening up any letter or journal entry and, in our opinion, completely worth the international shipping price of USD3.
Fresh out of ideas for new craft projects? KinderHands has us covered with each box not only stuffed with cool crafty things but also aimed at developing artistic and creative expression, numeracy and language, science, and social awareness in kids. Get the Book Box complete with a recommended read to accompany the project, or just settle for the Project Box.
Monthly food box subscriptions in Singapore
1. Citizen Box
Got no time to visit the supermarket for fresh produce? Citizen Box is here to rescue you. The weekly subscription box comes with healthy, locally-sourced, sustainably-grown greens fit for your consumption. Expect myriad fruits and vegetables, culinary herbs, microgreens, mushrooms, and even edible flowers in the mix. The content varies slightly each week, so you’ll be pleasantly surprised when it arrives at your doorstep. Woohoo!
Sweet, savoury, flavoured or unflavoured? You’ll love the snacks you choose, whether it’s a bean-fuelled protein boost or a not-so-guilty Japanese lavender cookie. These snacks are great when you’re feeling munchy during the day or if you just want to spice up a boring old salad. And while you’re putting together your ‘pantry’, why not stash in some Milo Dino Granola and Popin Pretzel Pow Wow to keep the kids happy when it comes to treat time?
3. Hook Coffee
Lattes not doing it for you? Or maybe you can’t venture far enough to grab more than just a bag of instant 3-in-1. Hook Coffee lets you shop by the bag, by the pod or by the bottle. Based on your preferred flavours and how you make your coffee, you can get great coffee sent to you to keep you going. Beats waiting in line at a cafe! If you bagsy four bags now, you’ll get a free coffee-making kit.
We know the drill – you just had a baby, you’re stuck at home going stir-crazy because your mum won’t stop dropping by to give you steamed chicken and food soaked in ginger, but everything tastes bland, and you’d murder for a steak right about now. Tian Wei Signature doesn’t just do catering; it delivers two healthy, freshly-made confinement meals per day for up to a month per package. You just grew a human being for nine months, so treat yo’ self.
This one’s to share (with the hubby, not the kids!) – a sampler box of hand-picked craft beers from all over the world. Chill out after a long day with a new seasonal brew or an old classic… just make sure the kids are in bed first.
Who doesn’t love ice cream? And home delivery sure beats having to bring the kids to the shops (also great for bribing material). Pint Society comes up with a completely new flavour every month, so you’ll never get bored.
Monthly lifestyle subscriptions in Singapore
1. Style Theory
Want to dress in designer gear, but your wallet doesn’t agree? Here’s your next best option: sign up for Style Theory’s fashion subscription plans, which allow you to rent up to 12 designer pieces per month. That’s a steal if you ask us! Shipping and dry cleaning costs are already included as well, so you don’t have to worry about laundry after you’re done.
Self-care is something that you should never skip, and if you’re struggling with that, LookFantastic’s beauty box is just what you need. It contains various branded products that include makeup, skincare, and even hair products. Stresses begone!
Umm, BooksActually comes in boxes now? That’s cool… scratch that, that’s awesome since no one has time to trawl through GoodReads or Amazon reviews for a good book these days. Instead, you can just subscribe to the BooksActually Super Membership and leave your reads in their capable hands. You’ll even get little surprises in each box, like a cute, sturdy tote bag.
4. Oh My Box!
Keep the dads in a good mood with Oh My Box. For the corporate dads, there are ties, watches and cufflinks, while the cool dads have shower gels, headphones and cherry socks to look forward to. Basically, everything dapper in a box that they can’t be bothered to buy but have always wanted. That’s Father’s Day sorted when it rolls round.
5. Carpe Librum
Seize the book! Or just subscribe to it and discover new books and authors. With each package comes a different theme every two months, and it can be anything from fiction to non-fiction, including young adults. Great gifts for teens or mums who just want to read something new. You don’t just get a book; there are also loads of surprise goodies like charm bracelets, mugs, postcards and candles. And to top it off, the brand’s gone greener this year by replacing boxes with reusable tote bags, although you can still opt to have your delivery packed in a box for a small fee.
Monthly subscriptions for pets in Singapore
The MaoBox is great for cats who are getting a little snippy and need to be spoiled. Jammed with new treats, toys and food samples every two months, they’ll be eating right out of the palm of your hand in no time. Did we mention 10% of proceeds benefit a local animal shelter? So you’ll definitely be making more than one cat purr.
Or if your paws are firmly in the canine camp, then treat your four-legged best friend to some treaties with Perrobox. Simply select the size based on your pooch, and wait for the goodies to roll in each month. We’ve checked its IG, and we can confirm there are some very happy customers out there!