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Have a wild Christmas with a National Geographic Kids magazine subscription

Benefits of a National Geographic Kids subscription

  • Save over 33% compared to in-store price*
  • 13 issues a year, delivered monthly to your door (including Summer Special)
  • Suitable for children aged 6 - 12
  • Unlimited digital access to our back issues
  • Free postage and plastic-free packaging
  • Our magazines are made from 100% recycled paper
  • 97% of subscribers agree that our magazines support their children's learning**

*Save over 33% with an Annual subscription compared to retail price at £61.7 for 13 issues.
**In a recent user survey with over 1,000 subscriber respondents, 97% of respondents agreed with this statement.

WHAT’S INSIDE...

  • Jaw-dropping photography and entertaining text to engage even the most reluctant readers.
  • The latest news, coolest discoveries, and most inspiring stories from around the world.
  • Brain-boggling quizzes, fun puzzles, and crafts to keep your child entertained for hours.
  • Interviews with the biggest names in science and tech – from astronauts to zoologists.
  • Exciting competitions with opportunities to win terrific toys, brilliant books, gadgets, and more.

Your subscription supports people and planet

Your subscription supports people and planet

National Geographic Kids magazine educates thousands of planet-passionate readers each month and inspires the next generation to protect and care for our beautiful planet.

Exploration happens because of you. When you read with us, you help further the work of our scientists, explorers, and educators around the world.

Our magazines are made from 100% recycled paper and are totally plastic-free!

TESTIMONIALS

Nat Geo Kids is the perfect magazine for young explorers, helping kids engage with our planet and look after it, too!”

Ben Fogle; adventurer, broadcaster and writer
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"National Geographic Kids is interesting, engaging, and easy to read, without being patronising. Fantastic photography, engaging activities, much-appreciated film and book reviews and environmentally-friendly, optional free gifts. Plus, it’s a great read for adults, too!"

Ruth; mum to Rosie, aged 10
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“National Geographic Kids is the perfect magazine for my inquisitive Year 4s. With a myriad of articles, ranging from Weird Facts and Wacky World to science and nature and Cool News, my class are never short of interesting, thought-provoking material to share with their friends. And of course, it includes the obligatory cute animal posters, too!”

Steve Wright; Year 4 Teacher and LKS2 Lead
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FAQs

If your question isn’t answered below, please visit our full FAQs here, or you can call our friendly Customer Service team on 0333 577 7272 for help.

How can I cancel my order if I need to?

If you wish to cancel your subscription, please call our friendly Customer Service team on 0333 577 7272

You may cancel your order at any time before receiving the first issue of your current subscription.

If you are part way through your current subscription term and request to cancel, your subscription will end after you have received the remaining issues within your current term.

You may also cancel your subscription and request a refund within 30 days of the new auto-payment being taken for your next term.

Please see our full cancellation policy here for more information.

When will my first issue arrive?

If you subscribe before 9th December, your first issue is expected to arrive on or around 4th JanuaryYou will also be sent a gift certificate in your confirmation email that you can forward or print out to give to your young reader ahead of their first issue arriving.

Need the first issue to arrive quickly? You can add-on our current issue in store at the pop up that shows after you have selected your subscription term, and select the ‘Add on our current issue for quicker delivery’ option. This will be delivered within seven working days of your order being placed.

Buying a Membership Upgrade: Your welcome pack and gift box will arrive with your recipient on 22nd December (ETA) with a ‘do not open before Christmas’ label so as not to spoil the Christmas surprise! If you need something to arrive with your young reader sooner than Christmas, you can add on our current issue for faster delivery at the pop up that shows after you have selected your Annual or 13 Issues subscription term.

Can my subscription be sent to a recipient outside of the UK?

We can only deliver to recipients within the UK for purchases made via this site (UK).

If you wish for your subscription to be sent to a recipient in the Republic of Ireland, please purchase your subscription via our Ireland site here

Will I be sent a gift certificate to give to the recipient?

Yes, we will send you a digital gift certificate with your confirmation email, which you can either forward on to the gift recipient, or download and print to give to them in person.

If your confirmation email has not come through, please call our Customer Service team on 0333 577 7272 and we will resend it to you.

Will the gift recipient be notified of the subscription?

No – they will not be notified until they receive their first issue. If you wish to notify the gift recipient of their subscription before their first issue arrives, you may forward on the gift certificate that we will send you in your confirmation email, or you can download and print the certificate to give to them in person.

Does my subscription come with gifts on the front of the magazine?

Your subscription does not automatically come with the gifts on the front of the magazine. In order to receive monthly gifts with your magazine, you will need to upgrade by adding on monthly gifts for an additional £10 with Annual or 13 Issues Only subscriptions, or £5 for Six Issues subscriptions. First select your subscription payment option above, then with the pop up on your screen, under the ‘subscription upgrades’ section, click the ‘Upgrade’ button against the ‘monthly gifts’ option.

When does my subscription end?

Annual and Six Issues subscriptions will auto-renew. For example, if you select an Annual subscription, your subscription will auto-renew for another year after you have received your first 13 issues. If you select a Six Issues subscription, your subscription will auto-renew for another Six issues, after you have received your first six.

If you wish to cancel your subscription after your first term you may do so by contacting our Customer Service team on 0333 577 7272. For more information on cancellations, please see FAQ option ‘How can I cancel my order if I need to?’

13 Issues Only subscriptions do not auto-renew. Once you have received 13 issues across the year, you will not receive any further issues, and no further payments will be taken.

Inspire curiosity in your classroom with a National Geographic Kids subscription

Benefits with a National Geographic school subscription

  • Multiple subscriptions for your classroom, from £23 per subscription
  • Save over £35 per subscription compared to in-store price*
  • 13 printed issues per subscription, delivered monthly to your school
  • Free postage and plastic-free packaging
  • 97% of subscribers agree our magazines support their children's learning**
  • Our magazines are made from 100% recycled paper

*Save over £35 with an Annual Rolling subscription compared to retail price at £58.50 for 13 issues, when ordering 11 or more copies per classroom.
**In a recent user survey with over 1,000 subscriber respondents, 97% of respondents agreed with this statement.

WHAT’S INSIDE...

  • Jaw-dropping photography and entertaining text to engage even the most reluctant readers.
  • The latest news, coolest discoveries, and most inspiring stories from around the world.
  • Brain-boggling quizzes, fun puzzles, and crafts to keep your child entertained for hours.
  • Interviews with the biggest names in science and tech – from astronauts to zoologists.
  • Exciting competitions with opportunities to win terrific toys, brilliant books, gadgets, and more.

Your subscription supports people and planet

Your subscription supports people and planet

National Geographic Kids magazine educates thousands of planet-passionate readers each month and inspires the next generation to protect and care for our beautiful planet.

Additionally, every subscription supports the work of National Geographic’s scientists, explorers and educators to help preserve our planet for future generations.

Our magazines are made from 100% recycled paper and are totally plastic-free! 

 

Testimonials

Empowering children from a young age to explore and learn about our beautiful planet is invaluable for its sustainable future. National Geographic Kids is an excellent resource.”

Lucy Dalmedo; Inclusion Lead at Culverstone Green Primary School
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“National Geographic Kids is the perfect magazine for my inquisitive Year 4s. With a myriad of articles, ranging from Weird Facts and Wacky World to science and nature and Cool News, my class are never short of interesting, thought-provoking material to share with their friends. And of course, it includes the obligatory cute animal posters, too!”

Steve Wright; Year 4 Teacher and LKS2 Lead
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