Frequently Asked Questions - here to help!

What is the Inspire Me Korea Monthly CULTURE box and what’s inside?

The CULTURE Box is a specially curated monthly subscription box delivering a taste of South Korea to your door. The theme changes each month but the contents are a surprise - join our mailing list for sneak peeks!

Every month you'll receive 8-10 products (sometimes even more!): popular snacks, a beauty product, culture merchandise, K-Pop merchandise and a monthly magazine with entertainment, history, culture, recipes, language and more!

How does it work?

The CULTURE Box is a monthly subscription product, meaning you will be billed every month on the 15th and will receive a box every month until you cancel.

You can also order it as a gift with no auto-renewal - just de-select ‘auto-renewal’ when choosing your plan.

How much does it cost and are their any hidden fees?

The CULTURE Box is $27.99 with FREE shipping per month and gets cheaper with pre-payment. There are no hidden fees!

How does billing work?

Once you subscribe, you will be charged for that month. Following that, you will be re-billed every 15th of the month until you cancel. Once you have been re-billed, we unfortunately cannot refund you but you will get reminders that your renewal is coming up so you won’t forget!

When is the monthly cut-off date and when will I receive my first box?

The cut-off date to order boxes is the 4th of that month. Boxes start shipping from the UK from the 20th of the previous month and if you order after this date, we will usually ship your box within 2 working days.

For example, if you ordered the August box on 12th July, we will dispatch on 20th July. If you ordered the August box on 29th July, we will dispatch on 30th July.

You will receive an email notifying you when we dispatch. Please see Shipping & Delivery for information shipping cost and how long it will take for your box to reach you.

Where and how do you ship? Can I track my box?

We ship to US and Canada when you make an order from this site - please see Shipping & Delivery for more information on delivery aims.

We also ship internationally outside of US and Canada on our international site www.inspiremekorea.com

All boxes are sent using TRACKED services using Direct Link Tracked Standard delivery. You will receive a tracking number from Direct Link once your box reaches your country so you can track it using the Direct Link website or alternatively your local postal carrier website - either USPS or Canada Post.

How do I cancel my subscription?

You can cancel at any time by logging into your account, under ‘Update your information’ click ‘Edit’ and then ‘Cancel Subscription’.

If you cancel after the 15th, you will still receive one more box before you end your subscription.

*Cancelling does not mean you do not receive the box you paid for! It just means you will not renew your subscription/be charged again.*

Can I sign up for just one box?/How do gifts work?

Want to inspire a friend or loved one with Korean culture?
You can order the CULTURE box as a gift as a one-off box - just de-select ‘auto-renewal’ when choosing your plan OR you can order one of our TASTER boxes as a one-off!

What if I change my mind after making an order? Can I get a refund?

Unfortunately we do not accept refunds unless you have received your box and there is something faulty/incorrect. This will be evaluated by our customer service team, please contact us if you have a concern at customer@inspiremekorea.com

Can I skip a delivery?

Not at home to collect? Not in the country? Whatever the reason, you can log into your account any time and click 'edit' to change your renewal.

I have special dietary requirements/allergies

We now cater for vegans and vegetarians! When ordering our monthly subscription box, you will be asked about your dietary requirements before checkout.

Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee the elimination or replacement of products with other allergen/dietary ingredients or make bespoke boxes anymore but you can email us to find out whether this month's box is suitable for you at customer@inspiremekorea.com

What is the 7 DAY SHEET MASK SET and what’s inside?

The 7 DAY SHEET MASK SET is a selection of 7 different Korean sheet masks, 1 for every day of the week!

Get more for less with the 28 DAY SHEET MASK SET for a whole month's worth of sheet masks. Each set is a surprise but we try to include different masks each time.

How does it work?

Unlike our subscription box, the 7 DAY and 28 DAY SHEET MASK SET are a one-off products so you can order it whenever you like!

Where and how do you ship? Can I track my MASK SET?

We ship to the US and Canada from this site - please see Shipping & Delivery for more information.

We don't use tracked services for the MASK SETS as these will fit through your letterbox - we use Direct Link International Standard Untracked Delivery to US and Canada.

Still have a question?

Not to worry, email us at customer@inspiremekorea.com and we'll get right back to you.

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