3 fun Amazon alternatives for fun stuff delivered to your door

3 fun Amazon alternatives for fun stuff delivered to your door
Alex LaFreniere

Alex LaFreniere

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The holidays may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still treat yourself to something nice. Though most retail stores are overrun with shoppers trying to snag post-Christmas sales from barren shelves, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home to snag some new clothes or other goodies. Check out these sites to find the perfect way to treat yourself.

3 great sites for fun stuff delivered to your door


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Image courtesy AliExpress

If you can think of it, you can probably find it on AliExpress. Beauty products? Check. Phones and accessories? Check. Tools? Check. The real highlight, though, is the huge selection of clothing and jewelry with a variety of unique brands and styles. It’s all meticulously sorted into categories so you can easily find whatever you’re looking for… or maybe stumble on a little something extra.

The best part, though, is the ridiculous deals. Look for frequent flash sales, coupons, and other promo offers on a regular basis. That’s on top of their already absurdly low prices. You’ll even get $3 off your first order just for signing up, and downloading their app will net you even more deals. Fill up your cart now and snag that new outfit you’ve been wanting.


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Image courtesy Cratejoy

One of the best parts of the holidays is getting to open presents. Nothing beats the joy of being totally surprised by a unique gift. Even though the holidays are over, you can still experience the fun of opening gifts all year long with Cratejoy. You might be familiar with box delivery services like Blue Apron or Loot Crate, but Cratejoy aggregates every different type of subscription box under the sun on their easy-to-navigate site.

No matter what you’re looking for, you can find a subscription box for that. Snag an Escape Room box for the puzzle solver in your life or get a bouquet of fresh flowers each month. The best part? You’ll get a whopping 50% off your first monthly delivery.


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Image courtesy Bokksu

Got a case of the munchies but don’t feel like heading over to the grocery store? Bokksu will deliver snacks straight to your door. Just pick your box of carefully curated Japanese snacks and other treats and you’ll get a month’s supply of snacks delivered directly to you. Snacks, candies, teas, cookies… you’ll get a selection of new snacks to try. If you’re not familiar with an item, you can consult the handy tasting guide included in each box for a quick rundown, and even a list of common allergens. If this is enough to get you salivating, just head over to the site, select your box and payment plan, and start snacking.

2019 is here, so why not try something new? These sites make it easy to get new experiences delivered straight to your door each month, so you can keep the joy of the holiday season rolling all year long.

Alex LaFreniere

Alex LaFreniere

Alex's first experience with video games came at the tender young age of 12, when his parents gave him and his brothers a PlayStation 2 for Christmas. They’ve probably been regretting that mistake ever since, because as soon he finished his first lap in Gran Turismo 3, Alex was hooked for life. In addition to writing for Softonic, Alex has turned that love of games into a voice acting career, and has voiced everything from grizzled old soldiers to vampire lords. When he's not gaming or getting behind the microphone, Alex can probably be found wandering the woods around Boston or putting together some new culinary delight in his kitchen.

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