The Ultimate Guide to Harry Potter Subscription Boxes

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Subscription boxes are a fun way to treat yourself every so often with a small collection of gifts perfectly curated for you and your interests. If you love J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, then a Harry Potter subscription box is the ideal gift for you! Of course, you can buy a Harry Potter subscription box for someone else… but only if you want to be the best gift-giver ever.

Harry Potter subscription boxes come at multiple price points, making it easier than ever to indulge in an owl post delivery.

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Because I want to share the truly ultimate guide to Harry Potter subscription boxes, I’ve included a few ideas that don’t necessarily fit the normal subscription box model. I want you to have as many magical options as possible!

To better address the international audience of Harry Potter fans, I’ve also noted international shipping availability. Most of these Harry Potter subscription boxes are based either in the United Kingdom or the United States, with one coming from Belgium.

Note: This post does contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I might earn a commission, at no cost to you. As always, all opinions are my own. 

Related: Affordable Harry Potter Merchandise You Can Get on Amazon

Budget-Friendly Harry Potter Subscription Boxes

These magical subscription boxes cost $30 USD or less per box. International shipping might greatly increase the cost of these Harry Potter subscription boxes, depending on where you live.

Wizarding World Wear (Loot Crate)

WARNING: It’s been brought to my attention that Loot Crate has numerous complaints listed on the Better Business Bureau, who has opened an investigation. Purchase at your own risk.

If you’re looking for magical apparel at an affordable price, this Harry Potter subscription box is for you! Products are inspired by the wizarding world–they are not officially licensed. Each Wizarding World Wear crate has a different theme, like Dark Arts. When you sign up, you choose your shirt size and your shoe size, although I assume the latter is for socks. Right now they’re sold out of most shirt sizes, with only M and XL still available.

Cost: Starts at $19.99/crate, including shipping

Features: One exclusive apparel item and accessory

Loot Crate ships all over the world. Choose your country along the top of the website, and prices will update.

Harry Potter T-Shirt Club

If you want a fun Harry Potter t-shirt every month, check out the Harry Potter T-Shirt Club.

Cost: $19.99/box, including shipping

Features: One Harry Potter t-shirt

Three notes based on reviews. One, women’s sizes run small, so size up 1-2 sizes. Two, print quality varies. While subscribers note the creative designs, some also complain about the designs rubbing off quickly. Three, while the Amazon page claims these are officially-licensed products, reviews suggest otherwise.

Salty & Lit (Crate Joy)

Do you love the scent of a good candle while curled up, reading the Harry Potter books? Then Salty & Lit is perfect! Discover hand-poured candles inspired by the wizarding world.

Cost: Starts at $25.00/box, plus shipping

Features: 3 limited-edition 9 oz. glass jar candles, a collectible story card, and 2-3 bookish goodies (bookmarks, art, etc.)

From what I can ascertain playing around with shipping locations, Salty & Lit ships all over the world. However, the shipping fee is a straight $25, even if you live within the United States.

Salty & Lit is also on Etsy, if you want to purchase just a single candle. The Etsy shop ships within the United States and to Europe. If you live within the United States, you can get free shipping on orders above $35.

GeekGear Wizardry Wands Set

This Harry Potter subscription box comes from the Scotland, so the price below is converted from pounds. This is a great box for Harry Potter fans of all ages who are interested in collecting wands. The brand is Unique Wands, and I think they’re exclusive to GeekGear.

Cost: About $19.20 (£14.99)/box, plus shipping

Features: One handcrafted wand in a wand box

This is a great budget-friendly Harry Potter subscription box for fans living in the United Kingdom. While GeekGear ships to multiple countries, international shipping varies considerably and quickly bumps up the overall price. Definitely compare options between the GeekGear website and the Crate Joy website to see if you can save on shipping.

If you want to choose your wand, you can also shop the Unique Wands collection.

GeekGear Wizardry Wearable LITE

This Harry Potter subscription box is another affordable option if you want Harry Potter apparel. You get to select your Hogwarts House when you subscribe, but not all months will contain a Hogwarts t-shirt. This box features fan-made designs. Sizes start at Kids’ XS and go up to Unisex 3XL. Prices are the same regardless of shirt size.

Cost: Starting around $17.99 (£14.99)/box, plus shipping

Features: One exclusive, fan-designed t-shirt

This is a great budget-friendly Harry Potter subscription box for fans living in the United Kingdom. While GeekGear ships to multiple countries, international shipping varies considerably and quickly bumps up the overall price. Definitely compare options between the GeekGear website and the Crate Joy website to see if you can save on shipping.

Subscription Boxes with Officially Licensed Harry Potter Products

These Harry Potter subscription boxes feature officially licensed products. Products might be from the Harry Potter series, from the Fantastic Beasts franchise, or from the greater wizarding world.

Three of the boxes listed below come from GeekGear, the same company mentioned above. As a reminder, while GeekGear ships to multiple countries, international shipping varies considerably and quickly bumps up the overall price. Definitely compare options between the GeekGear website and the Crate Joy website to see if you can save on shipping.

Bibbidi Boxes Wizards Vault

This fun subscription service offers park-exclusive Harry Potter items! While not everything will be officially licensed, these subscription boxes feature a variety of high-quality products. Choose from two separate Wizards Vault packages!

Cost: Starts at $49/box, plus shipping

Features: At least 3 items

Unfortunately, Bibbidi Boxes currently only ships to the United States.

GeekGear Wizardry Box

In the GeekGear Wizardy Box, you receive a mix of officially licensed items and GeekGear exclusive merchandise. You get to select your Hogwarts House when you subscribe, but not all months will contain a Hogwarts item. Sizes start at Kids’ XS and go up to Unisex 3XL. Prices are the same regardless of shirt size.

Cost: Starting around $28.27 (£21.99)/box, plus shipping

Features: One t-shirt, one exclusive print, 4+ other products

Supposedly each of these boxes is worth at least £50.

GeekGear Wizardry Wearable Box

In the GeekGear Wizardry Wearable Box, subscribers only receive products they can wear, like apparel and accessories. This is again a mix of officially licensed items and GeekGear exclusive merchandise. Like the other GeekGear subscription boxes, you get to select your Hogwarts House when you sign up, but not all months will contain Hogwarts House apparel. Sizes start at Kids’ XS and go up to Unisex 3XL. Prices are the same regardless of shirt size.

Cost: Starting around $28.27 (£21.99)/box, plus shipping

Features: Two t-shirts, one jumper, hoodie OR long sleeve t-shirt, 1-2 accessories like jewelry, scarves, hats, etc.

Supposedly each of these boxes is worth at least £45.

GeekGear Wizardry Special Edition Box

This Harry Potter subscription box is one of the more expensive options listed.

Cost: About $58.12 (£44.99)/box, plus shipping

Features: One t-shirt, one jumper, hoodie OR long sleeve t-shirt, one exclusive premium artwork, 3+ other premium products

Supposedly each of these boxes is worth at least £80. Note: The Special Edition Box only ships every other month.

Wizarding World Crate (Loot Crate)

WARNING: It’s been brought to my attention that Loot Crate has numerous complaints listed on the Better Business Bureau, who has opened an investigation. Purchase at your own risk.

This subscription box has a theme for each crate! Past Wizarding World Crate themes include Room of Requirement and the Triwizard Tournament. Crates include unique and officially licensed collectibles, apparel, figures, memorabilia, and more. When you sign up, you select your Hogwarts House and your t-shirt size, but there’s no guarantee of apparel or Hogwarts House merchandise. Sizes are XS to XXXL. Prices are the same regardless of size.

Cost: Starting at $35.99/crate, plus shipping

Features: 4-6 magical items in each crate

Supposedly each of these boxes is worth at least $65. Note: The Wizarding World Crate only ships every other month.

Loot Crate ships all over the world. Choose your country along the top of the website, and prices will update.

Update: I received a 3-month subscription as a gift. My friend purchased it in late November 2020. I received the first box in February 2021. This is my unboxing video.

Harry Potter Fan Club

This is not exactly a Harry Potter subscription box, but it’s the only true official Harry Potter membership. When you buy a Gold Membership to the Harry Potter Fan Club, you receive a few magical goodies in the mail, plus digital exclusives year-round.

Cost: $74.99/year

Features: A personalised Hogwarts house journal, a collectible Gold Membership enamel badge, a postcard print of J.K. Rowling’s sketch of Hogwarts, access to all 7 Harry Potter eBooks on the Wizarding World app, discounts, and more.

Wizarding World Gold is currently only available in the United States and the United Kingdom. Some of the benefits normally include in-person events, which are currently unavailable. If you renew your membership, you receive a set of Hogwarts Pets enamel pins – including Hedwig, Scabbers and Crookshanks – from the Harry Potter Fan Club Pin Seeking collection, plus a lucky dip Gold Member location pin.

Creative Harry Potter Subscription Boxes

You won’t find much (if any) officially licensed Harry Potter merchandise in these subscription boxes. However, each one is filled with creative merch inspired by the wizarding world! Overall, these Harry Potter subscription boxes have the most consistently positive reviews.

Accio! Box

These are themed boxes with high-quality, indie and handmade items. All products are cruelty-free and vegan. Curations may include home decor, household items, apparel, bath and body products, candles, or edible goodies. When you sign up for Accio! Box, you do give your t-shirt size and your Hogwarts House, but there’s no guarantee of apparel or Hogwarts items. Sizes are XS to 4X. Prices are the same regardless of size.

Cost: Starting at $32/month, plus shipping

Features: 4-5 items per box, all from independent designers and artists

Accio!Box is based in the United States. They do ship worldwide, but shipping costs vary, and can be expensive.

High Street Owl Post

These are themed boxes with a creative curation of magical items. Boxes may include wearables, house hold goods, prop replicas, and more. Each box will also include 1-2 Hogwarts House items! When you sign up for High Street Owl Post, you also provide your t-shirt size. Sizes are XS to XXL. Prices are the same regardless of size.

Cost: Starting at $41.85/month, plus shipping

Features: 8-12 items per box

Based in the United States, High Street Owl Post does ship worldwide, but shipping costs vary, and can be expensive.

LitJoy Magical Subscription

This is a quarterly subscription, so different than the other Harry Potter subscription boxes in this post. Themes are already listed on the website through the end of 2021!

Get $5 off your first purchase by using this magical link.

Cost: $54.99/box, plus shipping

Features: ???

LitJoy Magical Subscription is a new Harry Potter subscription box… sort of. For the last two years, LitJoy had a quarterly subscription box with each box focusing on a different book, with two boxes for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. I watched some of those unboxings to get a sense for overall value, and the items were definitely creative, high-quality, and well-received by fans.

The LitJoy website doesn’t give many specific details regarding what to expect in this new Harry Potter subscription box. This is the only description I could find.

The LitJoy Magical Crates come with a variety of collectibles and add-on products. Enjoy beautiful artwork, pins, mugs, socks, and more with this quarterly subscription!

LitJoy is based in the United States, but they do ship to many countries across the globe.

The Wizarding Trunk

The Wizarding Trunk has two subscription options. One ships bimonthly (every other month), and the other ships quarterly. Each trunk has a magical theme.

The bimonthly subscription even has an overall theme with a specific theme for each month. Previously the overall theme was all the Harry Potter books. The current overall theme is Magical Lessons.

The Wizarding Trunk makes many of the magical items, but they also work with other artists and small businesses. You do provide your shirt size and your Hogwarts House when you sign up, but there’s no guarantee of apparel or Hogwarts House items. Sizes are S to XXXXL, and the price is the same regardless of size.

Cost: $54.99/trunk (bimonthly) OR $64.99/trunk (quarterly)

Bimonthly Features: 8-10 items, including an exclusive book cover

Quarterly Features: 9-12 items

If you don’t want to sign up for a subscription, The Wizarding Trunk also sells individual items from past boxes, as well as a small standalone box with 5-7 items. The latter is a great option to test out The Wizarding Trunk to see if you enjoy the surprise selection of Harry Potter items.

The Wizarding Trunk is based in the United States. They do ship internationally.

Cauldron Crate

The Cauldron Crate has two subscription options at different price points. These ship out every four months. Each crate has a magical theme as part of a series.

Cost: About $48.96 (£34.99)/crate OR about $83.95 (£59.99)/crate, plus shipping

The Regular Chest Features: 1 personalized item, 1 recurring item (?/7) based on the series, 1 Hogwarts house item, and 8+ other magical items, all handmade

The Premium Chest Features: 1 personalized item, 1 recurring item (?/7) based on the series, 1 Hogwarts house item, and 12+ other magical items, all handmade

Supposedly the Regular Chest has a value of at least £75 while the Premium Chest has a value of at least £110.

You can purchase some past individual items and some past crates if you don’t want an entire Harry Potter subscription box.

Cauldron Crate is based in the United Kingdom. They do ship internationally. I was unable to check the full list of destinations without going through the order process myself.

Magic Book Collectors’ Club

The curator of the Magic Book Collectors’ Club is Olleke, a retailer with three physical locations in Europe. They recently started a Harry Potter subscription box to expand their market. Each box looks like a vintage book!

Cost: About $59.87 (€49.90)/box

Features: At least 7 items, a mix of official merch, custom-made products, and other magical items for wizards and witches of all ages

The Magic Book Collectors’ Club ships internationally.

Final Thoughts

I know this post is a little different than what we normally share on Wizards Unite Hub! However, the holidays are just around the corner, and some of these Harry Potter subscription boxes sell out quickly.

I hope this detailed guide inspired you to treat yourself to something fun, or at least helped you check off your holiday shopping list for your favorite Harry Potter fan.

I’m always interested to hear your thoughts! Connect with me and the rest of the WizHub team here in the comments or on our social media platforms.

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