Life can be expensive. From food, to hygiene products, entertainment, and more, it can seems like every day is an endless stream of spending. Well, we think your wallet deserves a break.
You might have noticed that if you sign up for loyalty programs, you often get rewarded. It's not just a one-off coincidence. We tracked down a ton of your favorite restaurants, stores, and brands to find out what can get for free. Check out these 30 tips for getting free stuff below and keep your credit cards happy!
1. TGI Friday's
Sign up for TGI Friday's rewards program, download the app, and get a free appetizer.
2. Kraft First Taste
Sign up to try new Kraft products - before they even hit stores.
Get free chips and salsa when you sign up for their rewards program.
4. Taco Bell
Most Taco Bell locations will give you a free meal for your birthday with photo ID proof.
5. Red Robin
Sign up for Red Robin rewards and get a free burger on your birthday.
6. Outback Steakhouse
Sign up for Outback's reward program and get a free appetizer.
Sign up for IHOP's reward program and get a free stack of pancakes, plus another meal free on your birthday.
Get a free truffle every month by signing up for their rewards program.
9. Cold Stone Creamery
Buy one ice cream and get a free one when you sign up for their rewards program.
10. Baskin Robbins
Sign up to get a free scoop on your birthday.
11. Ben & Jerry's
12. All of these places.
Check out the full list of restaurants that will give you free food on your birthday.
13. World Market
Sign up for their Explorer Rewards, and with every bag of coffee grounds you purchase, get another free.
Sign up for Starbucks' rewards and get a free drink on your birthday plus free drink offers via e-mail.
15. Dunkin' Donuts
Register for rewards and get a free medium drink immediately, plus another on your birthday.
16. Caribou Coffee
Sign up for Caribou Perks and get a free drink coupon.
17. Public Domain Audio Books
Listen to thousands of free public domain books through LibriVox.
Sign up through your Amazon account for one free audio book, with many current and popular titles to choose from.
19. Magazine Subscriptions
Sign up for free magazine subscriptions through ValueMags. Check back often, as offers change frequently.
20. Hulu Plus
Get two free months of Hulu Plus through Best Buy, in-store.
21. Spotify Premium
Get two months of Spotify Premium free through Best Buy as well.
Get new music from up-and-coming artists on iTunes every week. See how here.
23. Proctor & Gamble Samples
Sign up and choose to have various Proctor & Gamble samples to be sent to your home.
24. Sephora Samples
With every online order, you can choose three samples to be shipped with your order.
Ward off colds with a free sample of Emergen-C by filling out this form.
26. L'Oreal Shampoo
Sign up and get free luxury shampoo samples sent to your house.
Complete this form to receive free samples of U by Kotex tampons.
Free Pet Goodies
28. Free Pet Treats
Get free cat or dog treats by filling out the form on Free Pet Treats' website.
29. Purina Cat Food
Take the "Why Weight?" pledge and get a free sample of cat food.
30. Riddick's All Natural Dog Treats
Fill out this form and get a sample of their dog treats.
Don't see your favorite brands on this list? Make sure to double check if the stores you frequent have a rewards program, or sign up for their e-mail list for special offers. Which of these free stuff hacks will you try first?