The Best Magazine Subscriptions for Gifting
Hip2Save may earn a small commission via affiliate links in this post. Read our full disclosure policy here.
We love gifting Magazine subscriptions for a variety of occasions as they’re not something people usually think to buy for themselves. Plus, they make a frugal gift idea that keeps on giving all year long, especially with all the free and inexpensive magazine deals we often post on Hip2Save!
On that note, we’ve rounded up some of our personal favorite reading splurges and most wished-for magazine subscriptions that make awesome Christmas gift ideas for just about everyone on your holiday wish list. Enjoy!
If you’re looking for an awesome gift idea for someone who loves HGTV, Chip and Joanna, The Pioneer Woman, or just tackling DIYs and home projects, there are a plethora of awesome magazines out there! Here are some of our faves:
- Better Homes & Gardens Do It Yourself
- Family Handyman
- HGTV Magazine
- Magnolia Journal
- Real Simple
- Southern Living
- The Pioneer Woman
Not sure what to get the business-savvy person in your life? A magazine subscription that includes business and finance advice, useful recommendations, and wise insights is always an interesting read for any entrepreneur or business person! Here are a few of our favorite choices:
Kids may not always ask for magazine subscriptions, but they do usually enjoy them! Plus, magazines encourage reading and learning, so it’s a win-win for everyone! Here are a few of our favorite kid-friendly magazine subscriptions:
- Animal Tales (For ages 6-12 years)
- Cricket Media:
- Highlights Magazines:
- National Geographic Kids (For ages 6+) or Little Kids (For ages 3-6 years)
- Ranger Rick Jr. (For ages 3-7 years) or Ranger Rick (For ages 7+)
- Sports Illustrated Kids (For ages 8-16 years)
Know someone who loves to cook up new recipes? Consider giving a magazine subscription that will give them new ways to spice things up in the kitchen! Here are a few of our favorite choices:
- Clean Eating
- Cooks Illustrated
- Food Network
- Martha Stewart Living
- Rachael Ray Every Day
Who doesn’t love reading a good gossip magazine while soaking in a bathtub with a glass of wine? If you know someone who would also love this idea, consider gifting them a subscription to one of the following magazines:
- Entertainment Weekly
- Marie Claire
- O, the Oprah Magazine
- Reader’s Digest
- Us Weekly
Not sure what to get the fitness buff in your life? A magazine subscription that discusses health topics, fitness ideas, or their favorite exercise would make a fun gift! Here are a few of our favorite choices:
- Men’s Health
- Men’s Journal
- Runner’s World
- Women’s Health
- Women’s Running
- Yoga Journal
If you’re shopping for an outdoorsy person or sports lover, these magazine subscriptions are some of our favorites – and easy gift ideas! Plus, it will give your recipient something to look forward to each month!
Not sure what to get the “techy” person in your life? How about a magazine subscription that covers all things related to the newest technology, inventions, discoveries, and theories?! Here are a few of our favorite choices:
- iD: Ideas & Discoveries
- Make: Technology on Your Time
- National Geographic
- Popular Science
And if you’re looking for a fun and thoughtful way to let someone know you are giving them a new magazine subscription, consider using our FREE printable magazine gift tags!
Have a magazine that you think should be on this list?
Leave it in the comments as a recommendation for other readers!
Get your gifting on!
Check out our Ultimate Gift Guide for Any Woman on Your List.
Find even more gift ideas on our Hip2Save Ultimate Gift Guide page!