New Hobby Box

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New Hobby Box is a subscription box service that introduces men and women over the age eighteen to new hobbies. Each month focuses on a specific craft, which can include papermaking, electronics, lockpicking, bookbinding, and more. Members who opt to receive a box can expect to save at least $20 or more in comparison to retail prices. The company sends monthly boxes using a standard shipping process, meaning you never have to wait for more than 5 to 7 business days for your box to arrive.

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Pricing & What’s Included

The company has different subscription terms, giving you the freedom to choose a payment option that works best for your budget. Box subscription prices are as follows:

Type

Monthly Price

3 Month Prepay

6 Month Prepay

Standard Box

$29.99 / Month

$28.99 / Month

$27.99 / Month

Although the savings for prepaying is not significant, it is still enough that to entice some subscriber to pay a prepaid portion rather than a monthly portion. However, the monthly payment option is available for anyone who does not have enough to pay a substantial amount up front.

Unlike many other subscription box companies, New Hobby Box does not seem to offer any customizations. However, the nature of the service means there is no need for customizations. Instead, the company selects a specific hobby each month and packages all the necessary items needed for you to learn that hobby.

We really like that there is no need for members to have any previous skill in the hobbies chosen each month. We also love the fact that each box comes equipped with everything people need to learn a new skill.

Other Options

Although it is always great to receive something for yourself, sometimes it is just as good to give to others. The company gives people the option to gift a subscription to someone else. You can choose from the same pricing options above and either gift a monthly subscription or prepay for three or six months of a subscription.

If you know someone who enjoys fun crafts and learning new hobbies, the gift options serve an ideal purpose. The box allows your friends or family members to learn crafts quickly and easily while offering plenty to do to keep members entertained until the next box arrives.

New Hobby Box Review

New Hobby Box is a rather new company, so there is not currently a rating available through many reputable sources, such as TrustPilot. However, a search query reveals that the small customer base the company currently does have appears happy with the service.

The majority of customers agree that the boxes come with everything they need to learn a new skill or hobby. There is never a need to purchase additional tools or materials. It would also appear that most customers enjoy the chosen hobbies by month. 

In the past, there have been standard hobbies familiar to some, such as crocheting, knitting, or even weaving, but there have also been quirky, off-the-wall hobbies, too. For instance, customers reported that they enjoyed learning about fly fishing, scrimshawing, and pyrography, so it is nice to see hobbies many people might not think to do.

As with any review, we also like to address any negative comments or concerns. Some customers reported that they felt the materials included in the box were of a cheap quality. Others said they felt frustrated because they received little to no instruction and had to research online to learn their new hobby. Fortunately, it would appear that the owner of the company has been making attempts to address customer concerns and make necessary changes.

When Does it Ship?

The company ships boxes out the month after you subscribe. For instance, if you subscribe to a box in February, you will receive your box in March. The company ships boxes mid-month, so you can expect to receive your box nearer to the end of that month. 

Billing occurs on the 15th of every renewal month, so if you pay month-by-month, the company will bill you on the 15th of each month. Once they ship your box, you will receive an email containing a USPS tracking number to follow the location of your order. Currently, the company appears to ship to the US only.

Customer Service Information

Currently, customers have limited options when it comes to contacting customer support. If you have questions or concerns, you can contact New Hobby Box via email.

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    Email: support@newhobbybox.com

Make sure also to check out the What to Expect page of the website for additional details to help answer any questions you might have.

How Do I Cancel?

If you decide that the subscription box is not right for you, you may cancel your membership at any time risk-free.

You can cancel your subscription by doing the following:

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    Login to your account
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    Click to cancel your subscription

Fortunately, members who already paid for a three or six month paid membership will continue to receive the remainder of their boxes. Once the membership term ends, you will no longer receive boxes as per the request for your cancellation.

Company History

Available information pertaining to the company’s history is very limited. What is known is that the company first launched on May 14, 2015. The company owner started as a way of providing people with something fun they can do in their spare time.

Too often people lead busy lives and take almost no time for themselves. When they do have time off, they do not use that time to find new hobbies they can enjoy. New Hobby Box provides busy people with something fun they can do without any hassle.

Very rarely does anyone take the time to start a new hobby, let alone find and invest in one. Fortunately, customers do not have to search for hobby ideas. The company owner believes prepackaged hobby boxes make life simpler and allow people to finally take time for themselves as they deserve.

Check out the video below to get an idea of what you can expect when you receive your package from New Hobby Box.

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