Bookling's Crate is a monthly book subscription box that delivers a top notch Young Adult Fantasy Book along with some very quirky bookish goodies every month at your doorstep.
Every month we select a new upcoming fiction/fantasy book by some of the famous authors around the world, and along we that we send tea/coffee packets from few very wonderful companies and 1-7 goodies related to books, such as customized stationery, book related goods and lot of other quirky products. We tie up with many small scale upcoming ventures to bring you some of great goodies.
In India paperback being common, we provide paperback copies of the books. Our team spends lots of time reading the early manuscripts of books, so that we can provide you some of the best books.Books included in the box are newly released (within 30-90 days of release), So the chances of our subscribers owning such books are very slim.
We select a wide variety of different stories and genres. Genres included are high fantasy, steampunk, dystopian, science fiction, romance, fairy tale retelling, and more!
If you are a reader, who likes to collect books, who loves YA fiction/Fantasy Novels and who loves getting quirky, awesome goodies then don't wait, Subscribe to us. The age group is anywhere between 14 - 65. We also recommend you to inculcate reading habit in teenagers and giving them this subscription, as this will be a great start to their reading hobby.
The box is curated by Uthara (found member of The Bookling's Crate team). Uthara spends lots of time researching the upcoming books based on the popularity, and readers review about the authors. We also read many ARC's (Advanced Readers Copy) received from the publishers so that we can bring some of the great books to you. Once the book is decided, we decide the goodies based on the theme of the box. We tie up with many Independent companies who customize the products for us.
You can log in to your account by clicking the "My Account" button on the page menu. We support social media account login (Facebook, Google) for a smoother and better experience.
So, you must have come across the Social Login feature on our website. With this feature, you can directly create your account using any supported social media profiles (Facebook, Google). We will be able to identify your name and email address using your social profile.
We will be creating your account using your social profile details and you will have your own dashboard where you can
- See your orders purchased, current / past order status, order notes sent by us and even track shipping details
- See your social profiles linked to our website in "Edit Account" tab on My-Account screen
- See your present shipping / billing address and update them as necessary.
The real advantage in using your social profile login comes when you buy multiple times from our website. Being your details stored with us like your name / email and address details, system will auto-populate them during checkout thereby save your valuable time.
Loyalty points can be seen by registered customers only. To see your loyalty points, login to the system (My-Account) and in your dashboard you can
- See your bookling points under "My Bookling Points"
- History of your points earned/redeemed
During checkout, system will display your loyalty points with an option to redeem the points. You can redeem your points in part/full. Once you redeem your points, so much of amount will be adjusted against the outstanding balance and you only need to pay the difference.
Loyalty points of a particular order purchase are valid for a period of 6 months from the date of purchase.
That is very simple.
Go to Shop > Choose Your Subscription Plan > Checkout > Fill in your billing / shipping details > Make the payment and you are done!
Once you make any purchase, you will be able to see those details in your Dashboard under My-Account tab, if you have logged in on our site. You will get an email confirmation regarding the same.
We also support Guest checkout.
We have different plans for different set of customers
- Half ticket plans - Rs. 595/-
- Pocket Friendly plans - Rs. 995 (for one, two, three, six months)
- Limited Edition plan - Price varies per box
You pay for your plans upfront at the time of booking the order.
Thanks for subscribing the box. You will receive our invoice to your email address mentioned as our confirmation. Your product will be shipped basis your subscription plan. Once we ship the product, you will be notified by SMS and Email that your product has been shipped by our Shipping Partner and the same will be updated in your Dashboard itself.
We accept online payments via Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, UPI and PayTm. You can choose your payment at the time of booking the box.
Relax! Your money is safe. This can happen due to technical reasons anywhere in the payment chain (which is from your bank to my bank).
Wait for 12 hours to see whether your order status is getting updated or not. If your order status is coming cancelled, it means that your bank did not send the money to us. In this case your money will be credited back to your account by your bank in 2-4 working days time.
If your bank sends the money to my bank, then automatically the order status will be updated to 'Processing' and you will be get an email from firstname.lastname@example.org confirming your order.
As of now, No.
We only accept prepaid orders.
- We do not offer refunds if you receive a book/item that you aren't interested in. We hope you have a friend whom you can gift the item to! Keep an eye on our social media accounts, as well as our newsletter, where we always announce upcoming themes and give hints as to what you can expect from each box. This way you can decide whether or not to skip a box if it doesn't interest you.
-We can not accept returns, regardless of whether the box has been opened or not, once it is delivered to you
-If you receive a damaged item, please send us a photo of the damage to email@example.com and we will be happy to ship you a replacement!
-If you have subscribed for two or more than two months plan and you wish to cancel, kindly drop us a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The below steps will be followed in calculating the unutilized amount to be refunded to your account
- The number of past boxes sent to you and the plan in which it falls will be considered as the utilized amount. For example, you have subscribed for 3 months plan on Jan'17 for Rs. 2249. You received Jan box and now wish to cancel for Feb and March boxes. Then your utilized amount will be the one month subscription plan amount (current plan amount will be considered). In case in the above example, you wish to cancel the March box, then your utilized amount will be the two month subscription plan amount (current plan amount will be considered) as you received Jan and Feb month boxes.
- If we have processed and shipped your next Month's box, that box will be considered as being subscribed and taken in the above point
- The refund amount would be calculated based on the difference in the amount you paid versus the amount derived from above and the bank charges for the transfer, if any.
We will be shipping boxes between 20th to 30th of every month. Boxes are shipped in batches. Priority shipping boxes are shipped first.
We have partnered with multiple courier partners including Fedex, Aramex and Delivery to service a large number of pincodes all over India. We will be sending boxes via the best Courier partner servicing for that particular pincode.
It usually takes around 3-8 working days for the box to get delivered. Early delivery is also possible, as the speed of delivery lies in the hands of our Courier partner.
Yes, the Courier partner will send out the Tracking number details over email and sms. You can then track your order from the Courier partner's website. Certain courier partners will also send out SMS at the time of 'Out of Delivery'.
If you have selected
- Priority Shipping - Your box will be shipped the very next day (or on that day when as we start sending boxes for that month) with our premium courier partner, who will deliver it to you within a working day or two (for metro cities) and within 2-4 working days (for non metro cities except North East and J&K. North East and J&K delivery usually takes around 2-5 working days by our Courier partner). The Priority shipping cost will be added to your total cart value.
- Free Shipping - Your box will be shipped in batches along with other boxes and the delivery can take anywhere between 3-8 working days. (North East and J&K - nominal charges will be added)
Courier partner will make maximum 2 reattempts for delivery at your given address, if at the first attempt the courier was not delivered to you. If in case after 2 attempts, the courier is still undelivered, the courier will be kept at the nearest Courier Partner's office for a period of 3-5 working days, after which it gets returned back to us. Hence plan your day accordingly so that you get your box delivered at your address for a hassle free experience.