give a magazine subscription as a gift

Beachcombing is a print and digital magazine for beach lovers interested in beach destinations, ocean conservation, coastal decor, and coastal living. Our readers are passionate about beach and sea glass, beach fossils, seashells, beach rocks, historical finds, and unique art and products made from beach finds. You can view the online digital version of the magazine and articles from past issues to get a feel for the types of stories we cover.

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There are 3 subscription options: 

Christmas Gifts

Now is a great time to give a year of Beachcombing!

  1. Purchase a copy of the latest issue to wrap for Christmas. If you are purchasing a Premium Subscription you can skip this step as the subscription will start with the latest issue.
  2. Order a subscription using the steps below.
  3. Download and/or print out a gift letter (below) to wrap or send.  

Order a gift subscription:

  1. Add a subscription (Premium SubscriptionPrint+Digital Subscription, or Digital-Only Subscriptionto your cart.
  2. Click on “Cart” and put your recipient’s email address in the “Add Order Note” box. We use this email to send a link to view the digital edition of the magazine each time.
  3. Click on “Checkout.” Put your email address in the “Contact information” box. We use this email to send notifications about payments, upcoming renewals, and purchase confirmations. You use this email when you create an account to manage the subscription, update your payment information, or cancel a subscription.
  4. Put your recipient’s name, address, and phone number as the “Shipping address.” We use this address to mail the magazine. Click “Continue to shipping.”
  5. Confirm your email address and your recipient's mailing addressEnter any discount or gift card codes and click “Continue to payment.”
  6. Enter your payment information and click on “Use a different billing address” and enter your mailing address. We use this address to process the charge for the subscription. Click on the box to acknowledge that the subscription will automatically renew until you cancel or contact us to turn off that feature. Click “Pay now.”

If you want to manage renewals, cancellations, addresses, and your payment method in the future, please create a website account using your email address.

Download a Gift Letter

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We can’t include gift messages with your subscription, but you can download a gift letter to send to your recipient to let them know you are giving them a subscription. Just click on the design you want to download of a PDF form you can fill out and print. You can also purchase the latest issue of the magazine to wrap and give to your recipient. Either way, they will enjoy a full year of the beach, delivered right to their mailbox!

Choose your design:

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sea marbles frosty stack bright stack
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When will the subscription start?

You can start a subscription (Premium SubscriptionPrint+Digital Subscription, or Digital-Only Subscriptionany time of the year. Premium Subscriptions start immediately with the latest issue. Depending when you place your order, it might take 4-8 weeks before the first Print+Digital Subscription magazine is mailed out and you get the email for the first Digital Subscription, as the mailing list must be sent to the printer several weeks before mailing and we mail every eight weeks. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for order and renewal cutoff dates.

Can't wait for the first issue? Choose a Premium Subscription, buy the current and back issues in the Beachcombing shopor contact one of the retail shops that carry the magazine.