The Best Amazon Magazine Subscriptions for Any Type of Traveler

In need of a cheap distraction that doesn’t involve looking at a screen? Amazon’s magazine subscription service is here to save the day. With one click, you can deliver a favorite magazine right to your door—or to a friend as a thoughtful pick-me-up. These Amazon magazine subscriptions cost as little as $5 for an entire year and will give you cooking ideas, travel inspiration for later, and a few moments of escapism.

Travel Magazines

Afar magazine.

Food Magazines

Bon appetit

Magazines for Kids

Highlights magazine.

Long Reads

The atlantic magazine.

Fitness Magazines

Bicycling magazine.

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Outdoor Magazines

Fashion Magazines

Elle magazine.

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Caroline Morse Teel is a Senior Editor at SmarterTravel. Follow her on Instagram @travelwithcaroline.

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2019. It has been updated to reflect the most current information.

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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