Frequently Asked Questions

How often will I receive my boxes?

You will receive a seasonal travel box each quarter (one box every three months). Choose from three different subscriptions: Around the World, Two Season Voyage, or the Weekend Getaway.

What months do the quarters ship?

Winter- Orders placed between Jan 1st and March 31

Spring- Orders placed between April 1st and June 30

Summer- Orders placed between July 1st-Sept 30

Holiday- Orders placed between Oct 1st- Dec 31st

When will my box ship?

Your first box will ship within one week of your order. Subsequent boxes for the quarter will be shipped on or before the 15th of the following month. Renewals will ship after the renewal date. Renewals take place on the first of the month NOTE: Due to Covid-19 shipping times may be affected

I ordered a multiple quarter subscription, when can I expect my next journey?

If you order in 

Jan next shipments Apr-Jul-Oct

Feb next shipments May-Aug-Nov

Mar next shipments Jun-Sept-Nov

Do You Ship Internationally?

Yes we do! There is a small shipping cost depending on the country. Canada Subscription shipping rates are as follows: Backpackers $9.95 Full Suitcase $12.95. For everyone else outside of the US and Canada Backpackers $15.95 Full Suitcase $17.95. International subscribers are responsible for any customs and duties their country may charge.

What's in the box?

Each box has been curated by our band of world travelers to transport you across the globe. Your subscription will have three books chosen for capturing the very essence of the featured place. Also included is an ethically-sourced premium tea as well as a limited edition fine art print from an emerging travel photographer or artist. The most important thing each box contains is hope. A portion of the proceeds of every single box will be given to charities that help women and girls across the globe have access to education. 

Why subscribe?

As a member of the The Wordy Traveler community,  you’ll receive early access to the very best travel books, art, and ethically-sourced tea.  Save 20% off your yearly subscription when you sign up for Around The World.

What is your return policy?

The Wordy Traveler will accept returns of damaged or defective books up to 30 days from the date of shipment for replacement or box selection credit; however, there are no refunds. If you return a damaged book, we will send you a replacement copy. If a replacement copy is not available, one book credit will be applied to your subscription account and will be applied to the next box.  

What if there is a problem with my box?

Your happiness is our primary concern. If you receive a duplicate box or there is a problem please contact us immediately at and we will do everything in our power to make its right!

I added the extra optional books to my order, will they come with every subsequent subscription?

Right now additional books will only be included in your first order. If you want to add them to a future renewal or journey please email us before the renewal or subscription ships and we can add them on.

Can I switch from Non-Fiction to Fiction?

Yes, Please email us at and we will be happy to help switch over your subscription


Gift recipients will receive a shipping notification and gift message when their box is shipped. If you wish your gift to be a surprise please enter your email instead of the recipients email during the checkout process. At checkout you can choose if the gift subscription is to be renewed or not by checking or unchecking the renewal button

Book Substitutions

Due to covid and decreased print runs by publishers we may need to substitute book titles


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