21 Best Care Packages to Send from a Distance
Are you someone who expresses your love by sharing food? Maybe by carefully mixing cocktails tailored to your friends’ tastes? Or perhaps wrapping up gifts selected especially with someone special in mind? By sending a care package, you can do what you do best, but from afar! The care package ideas on this list are for everyone. They range from delicious snacks and pantry additions to soothing teas and other beverages. There are also gift boxes with beauty and skincare items that will elevate your loved ones’ rhythms and routines (and think of you every day)! And, all have the added bonus of giving your pals the thrill of receiving a package in the mail. Read on for our suggestions of the best care packages to send to your people while maintaining a social distance.
Care Package Ideas to Show Your Love From a Distance
The Cost: Starts at $15 per month. Buy it here!
What’s Included: A variety of authentic snacks from a different featured country each month. You can always expect a mix of flavors: salty, sweet, spicy, fruity, and more. Choose from the Yum Box for $15 a month, the Yum Yum Box for $25 a month, or the Super Yum Box for $39 a month, and send just 1 box or a 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month subscription. See gifting options here!
Read our Universal Yums reviews for info on the monthly subscription. Ships to the contiguous US for free, and the rest of the US, Canada, UK, Australia, and Israel for varying rates.
2. Taste Trunk
The Cost: Starts at $49 + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: Taste Trunk has many curated gift boxes to choose from, all packaged carefully and beautifully, and containing no pricing information inside. When you purchase the box, you’ll select your preferred delivery date and add a gift note message; for an extra $2.50 you can have your message placed in a wax seal envelope. Some of the lovely options on offer are the Bloom Box, the Chamomile Box, the Healthy Snacks Box, and the Spa Day Box.
Read our Taste Trunk reviews for info on the monthly subscription. Ships to the US for varying rates.
3. Vine Oh!
The Cost: $59.99 per quarter to subscribe. $69.99 for a one-time box. Buy it here!
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What’s Included: Two bottles of premium custom wine with your choice of reds only, whites only, a mix, or all sweet wine. Plus a spread of wine-relevant items, decadent treats, and fun gifts. Each box has a retail value of $120 or more.
Read our Vine Oh! reviews for info on this quarterly subscription. Ships to the except the following states: AK, AL, AR, DE, HI, KY, MS, RI, UT. Boxes ship via FedEx.
The Cost: $64. Buy it here!
COUPON: Limited Time Only! Use code MSA-5 to save $5 off your first box!
What’s Included: Breakfast in bed, which in this case looks like 4 gourmet coffees (your choice of whole bean or ground) and 8 breakfast treats including stroopwafels, biscotti, artisan granola, and preserve jams. Make it extra special by including a note! Want to keep the good coffee flowing in the direction of your friend? Sign up for a Bean Box subscription here.
Read our Bean Box reviews for info on the monthly subscription. Ships to the US for free.
The Cost: $15 + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: Your choice of three chocolate bars from Raaka‘s selection of certified organic, kosher and non-GMO, gluten- and soy-free chocolates. Some of their exciting flavor options include Lemon Coconut Cream (60% cacao), Bourbon Cask Aged (82% cacao), and for the intense dark chocolate lovers, 100% Cacao. Raaka also offers a monthly subscription, First Nibs, which sends two bars ($19.95/month) or three bars ($24.95/month) on a recurring basis.
Ships to the US for $9.95, free for orders over $35.
The Cost: $50. Buy it here!
What’s Included: A 9-piece at-home manicure set, complete with a smartphone-supporting slot in its box so your gal pal can document her nail art process. Supplies include nail polish remover, a nail clipper and file, a buffer cube, nail polish in the color of your choosing, The Poppy universal polish bottle handle, a top coat, cuticle serum, and a clean-up brush for touching up.
Check out our Olive & June review for more info. Ships to the contiguous US.
7. Bespoke Post
The Cost: $55 + shipping for a one-time purchase; $45 per month + shipping for members. Buy it here!
COUPON: Use code ADDICT25 to 25% off your first box.
What’s Included: Each month, Bespoke Post unveils a new collection of about 12 different high-quality boxes for you to choose from. They range from gadgets and gear, to clothes and accessories, to lifestyle items like luggage and coffee brewing kits. Each box is $55, unless you sign up for a monthly subscription, in which case they’re $45. Even if you subscribe, you get to preview and select what you want to send (or receive for yourself) each month!
Read our Bespoke Post reviews for more info on the monthly subscription. Ships to the lower 48 US states for $3.95, Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada for $10. All orders over $75 qualify for free shipping.
8. Candy Club
The Cost: Starts at $49.99 + shipping for a 1-month gift box. Buy it here!
What’s Included: Your choice of six 6-oz candy cups or six 13-oz candy cups in sweet, sour, tart, chocolatey, chewy, and sprinkly varieties! Send a one-time gift or a recurring 3-month or 6-month subscription.
Read our Candy Club reviews for more info on the monthly subscription. Ships to the contiguous US for $9.99.
The Cost: Starts at $69.99. Buy it here!
What’s Included: Soup with enough servings to feed 4-6 mouths, rolls, cookies, and a ladle. Soup options include chicken noodle, creamy corn and potato chowder, tomato basil, chicken wild rice, and poblano chicken chowder. For the half dozen cookies, you can choose between chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, sugar cookies, or snickerdoodles, or opt out of cookies to save $10. Don’t forget to add a custom note for your recipient at checkout!
Ships to the US.
The Cost: $59.99. Buy it here!
What’s Included: Some of Harry & David’s most popular treats, such as pears, Moose Munch® chocolate popcorn, sharp cheddar cheese, crackers, pepper and onion relish, and chocolate treats. Or, if you want to upgrade the experience, there are Deluxe Favorites and Summer Deluxe Hearthside gift baskets available for upcharges.
Ships to the US and Canada. Additional shipping fees may apply for deliveries to US P.O. boxes, Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada.
The Cost: $63 + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: A spread of peanut butter themed snacks for the nutty pal you wish you could hug! This box includes two straight-up jars of peanut butter—one that is chai-spiced—as well as a granola bar, pretzels, brittle, and puffs with PB as a prominent ingredient.
Ships to the US + APO addresses at varying rates.
The Cost: $158 + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: A beautiful basket with handles, filled with high-quality olive oil, chocolate, and linen napkins to help your recipient enjoy moments at home more fully.
Ships to the US & internationally at varying rates.
The Cost: $20 + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: This bar soap and hand creme duo invites freshness in, care of a citrusy verbena scent. The two items arrive in a cardboard box inspired by the houses in Provence, which is where a majority of l’Occitane’s ingredients are sourced.
Ships to the contiguous US for $4.95, and Alaska and Hawaii for $17.99.
The Cost: $40 per month + free shipping for the first month. Save with longer commitments. Buy it here!
COUPON: Use code MSAWELCOME to save $10 on a 3, 6, or 12-month subscription.
What’s Included: A curated box of handcrafted items from global artisans, with a monthly theme. This subscription sends along information about each handmade piece that was included, typically including a photo of the maker. Expect lifestyle goods, small decor items, decorations for your garden, wearable accessories, and the occasional thing to eat!
Read our GlobeIn reviews for more info on the monthly subscription. Ships to the US (free shipping for the first month, $10 shipping for future months), Canada ($22), and internationally ($25).
The Cost: $49.99. Buy it here!
What’s Included: High-quality fruits and cheeses. The fruit includes orchard D’Anjou pears and Braeburn apples; the cheese spread contains Bellwether Farms Carmody cheese and Fiscalini Cheddar—both are handmade on small farms in California.
Ships to over 195 countries including the US. Same-day and next-day delivery is available in some locations.
The Cost: $120. Buy it here!
What’s Included: Four high-quality hand and body products in a zipper toiletry pouch. Included are a hand wash, hand balm, and a body cleanser and balm. The scents are citrus-infused, the formulas are gentle and hydrating, and the experience is meant to inspire joyous movement!
Ships to the US for free.
The Cost: $38 + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: Four pieces each of Sugarfina’s 24 best-selling candies, organized behind little doors so you can strategize your tasting experience! Think champagne bears, dark chocolate sea salt caramels, watermelon gummies, martini olive almonds, and all sorts of additional gourmet treats.
Ships to the US for $14.95.
The Cost: $159.98. Buy it here!
What’s Included: All the ingredients needed to make 16 cocktails using four different margarita recipes (inclusion of tequila depends on where you live). The bitters, syrups, rim salt, limes, oranges, and other exciting ingredients are all there, so your recipient can shake up Grapefruit Honey Margaritas, Hibiscus Jalapeño Margaritas, Passionfruit Spice Margaritas, and classic Fresh Citrus Margaritas every taco Tuesday or whenever they want!
Good to Know: Just the Mix Kit subscriptions, which include all ingredients except for the alcohol, ship to all regions in the contiguous US. Just the Mix Kits are $29.99 per month with free shipping. Upgrade to the Classic subscription ($49.99 per month) if you would like alcohol included in your kit—you’ll be prompted to enter your zip code to check if alcohol ships to your region.
Ships to the US.
The Cost: $78 + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: A spread of gourmet snacks in sweet, salty, and crunchy varieties! This box includes sprinkle cookies, butter toffee pretzels, a classic chocolate bar, caramel popcorn, salted peanuts, sea salt chocolate caramels, pork pepperoni sausages, and even vegan salami—so much yum.
Ships to the US at varying rates.
The Cost: $249.99 (currently on sale from $278.70) + shipping. Buy it here!
What’s Included: High-quality CBD-infused products. This care package includes a CBD + melatonin supplement, CBD gummies, CBD oil, CBD + curcumin softgels, a CBD oil cartridge, and a 5-pack of CBD recovery powder—basically everything your pals need to chill out.
Ships to the US and some international countries at varying rates.
The Cost: $80. Buy it here!
What’s Included: A box of goodies for men, including grooming essentials, sweet treats, and your choice of cocktail mix—select from an Old Fashioned, Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary, Spicy Margarita, or more sweets (caramel corn). With awesomely branded body products and deliciousness alike, you’ll be setting your loved one up.
Good to Know: Among many other box theme options, Giften Market has one for man’s best friend. See their dog care package ($32) here!
Ships to the US for free.
Have you been considering sending a care package to someone? Let us know which box from this list you would choose!
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