Having your birth celebrated every year by family and friends is great, but let’s be honest: we mostly look forward to it because of the presents. Here’s something interesting: there are companies out there that will reward you for being born.
You can get plenty of free birthday stuff by signing up for mailing lists to receive the gifts. Here are 31 companies offering freebies to birthday gals and guys.
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31 Sources How to Get Birthday Freebies
SHOES AND CLOTHING
1. American Eagle
Birthday freebies are one of the major reward programs at American Eagle Outfitters. You get a card that earns you points for every purchase you make.
Once you have a card, you will be receiving random coupons sent to your email throughout the year. In addition, you get a 15% discount on anything you buy during your birthday month. Join the program to qualify.
2. Brooks Brothers
This company offers a $20 birthday reward to its customers. If you are already signed up for a Brooks Brothers credit card, you automatically join the rewards program and enjoy exclusive offers. It allows you to earn points faster on top of enjoying the other benefits that come with membership.
You will get to enjoy birthday freebies at Anthropologie once you sign up to its loyalty program. Known as Anthroperks, it allows you to get access to exclusive discounts, new arrivals, and birthday offers.
A birthday treat is a major bonus to this program. The company will give you a 15% off coupon.
4. J. Crew Factory
J.Crew Factory stocks stylish women’s, men’s, and children’s clothes. Sign up to its newsletter and get a 20% discount for every purchase you make. J. Crew Factory will also do free shipping for you on your birthday.
5. Victoria’s Secret
If you get Victoria’s Secret credit card (Angel Card), you will enjoy birthday goodies every year. Apply and get approved for the card to be able to enjoy the free offers.
As a cardholder, you will receive a $10 gift, as well as free bras, panties, or fragrances.
6. Journeys Kidz
You need to sign up to Journeys Kidz to receive special birthday offers for your kids. You will be enjoying these offers every time your offspring clocks another year.
You will receive a $5 gift when you become a member of the DSW rewards program. Through the gift certificate, you can get a pair of socks or some nice footies. It might not be possible for you to get a pair of shoes, but you can get lucky and catch a clearance sale.
BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE
At Sephora, beauty insiders receive one birthday gift every year. VIB and Rouge members get 250 bonus points plus surprise gifts online. Registering at Sephora can lead to unique beauty gifts for your birthday.
9. Ulta Beauty
Become an Ulta Beauty member and enjoy the free rewards that come to you via email. You just do with shopping as usual and get rewarded for that. Make sure you present your card every time you shop to receive your points.
Registration for a card requires your ID or phone number. If you are a member of the program, you will be receiving double the points during your birthday month. If you are a diamond or platinum member, you will receive a $10 coupon for your birthday.
Sign up for the Smashbox Pretty Points reward program and get a gift for your birthday. This is only valid for a $35 purchase.
After sign-up, you will receive an email on your birthday plus your gift. The birthday gift offerings change over time according to products availability, but lately, they have mostly been a free transparent bag, a make-up compact, or a lip product.
11. CVS ExtraCare Beauty Lab
You will receive a $3 gift for your birthday when you become a member of CVS. You are allowed to spend the money on whatever you want.
The rewards of signing up include the following: free registration; special offers during your birthday month; emails with coupons, new products info, and tips; 10% discount for beauty shopping; extra rewards on qualifying beauty purchases.
12. The Body Shop
A member at The Body Shop club enjoys free rewards sent via email. You just shop as usual and get rewarded for that. Make sure you present your card to receive your points.
13. Benefit Cosmetics
Get a free brow arch service on your birthday at Benefit Cosmetics when you sign up with the company. If you are a member of the program, you will be receiving double the points during your birthday month and a $10 coupon for your birthday.
FOOD AND DRINKS
Registering with Abuelo’s allows you to enjoy free sopapillas on your birthday! You will be given a club membership that provides you with a free entree for another entree purchase. This is an opportunity to enjoy Mexican cuisine and Abuelo’s delicious chocolate eruption.
Benihana has an exciting program known as The Chef’s Table. Once you register with this program, you will receive a $30 free certificate. You are allowed to use the coupon for a free dinner or whatever else you decide.
Sign up at Baskin-Robbins and get a free 2.5 oz ice cream scoop for your birthday. You will receive the email 5 days before the date for proper planning. You will also get a discount on your birthday cake plus many more offers throughout the year.
17. Cold-Stone Creamery
If you become a member of the Cold-Stone Creamery club, you get a free coupon for any ice cream you want for your birthday. As a member, you will also receive exclusive offers and promotions throughout the year. Signing up for the club is free and takes less than 2 minutes.
Bojangles is famous for its Cajun-style chicken, which is served with hot buttermilk biscuits. Join its e-club to enjoy free Bo-Berry cookies on your birthday.
19. Del Taco
Subscribe and become a member of the Del Taco Raving Fan club. For each birthday, you will receive a free premium milkshake. These come in three flavors: vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate. On top of that, you get 2 grilled chickens for signing up to the club!
20. Dairy Queen
The Dairy Queen birthday treat is a free Blizzard valid for 14 days only. It’s a “buy one, get one free” offer.
All you need to do is sign up to the Blizzard fan club to enjoy the free birthday freebies from Dairy Queen. You will get another free Blizzard for signing in, this one also valid for 14 days.
21. Dippin’ Dots
Sign up to get free Dippin’ Dots on your birthday. These ice cream snacks can make your special day even more memorable. Join the Dot Crazy email club to enjoy the perks.
A unique way to start your birthday is with a free Grand Slam from Denny’s. You will be allowed to choose what you want for breakfast and begin the day in style. You only need to join Denny’s. Remember to have your identity card with you.
23. Jersey Mike’s Subs
Get free sub and drinks on your special day just by joining Jersey Mike’s Subs. On this day, a sub and a 22 oz fountain drink will be sent to you every year.
Your email subscription should be confirmed at least 24 hours before your birthday for you to receive the exclusive rewards. If not, you will receive the coupon the following year.
Become a Wingstop member and enjoy the free rewards that arrive via email. You simply go on shopping as usual and get rewarded for it. Make sure you present your card with every purchase to receive your points.
If you don’t have one, register with Wingstop with your ID or phone number. As a member of the program, you will be receiving double the points during your birthday month. If you are a diamond or platinum member, you will receive a $5 coupon for your birthday!
25. Firehouse Subs
Register your children (up to 13 years of age) with Firehouse Subs to enjoy the special birthday offers. Your email subscription should be confirmed at least 24 hours before your birthday for you to receive the exclusive rewards. If not, you will receive the coupon the following year.
For yogurt lovers, Pinkberry is the place to visit. Just register and get a free PinkCard, after which you will be rewarded. You will enjoy free yogurt plus some other toppings.
You can download the Pinkberry mobile app and learn more about the birthday freebies.
Subscribe to the Bliss newsletter and start receiving birthday surprises every year. How do you feel about a great pizza for your birthday?
As a member, you will receive members-only offers and promotions throughout the year. Signing up for the club is free and takes less than 2 minutes.
28. Orange Julius
Orange Julius has been making smoothies since 1926, long before the craze started. Just sign up to receive some interesting offers. You will get to enjoy a smoothie or a Julius Original (BOGO)!
29. Red Robin
Subscribe to Red Robin and get a loyalty card to enjoy free birthday offers. You will receive delicious and well-seasoned steak fries on your birthday for free. The most exciting part is that you can redeem these birthday treats anytime within your birthday month.
Once you pick your Red Robin card, it will be loaded with a free burger to be collected during your birthday month.
Swagbucks is an online reward program you can join for free. Here you earn by doing your regular daily activities. You could be searching the web, shopping at your favorite stores, or engaging in activities such as participating in polls and phone recycling.
31. Barnes and Noble
Get your children’s birthday freebies from Barnes and Noble. Sign them up for the B&N Kids’ Club, giving them the chance to enjoy a free cupcake on their birthday.
You will get 30% off on any book or toy for your children. On top of that, the company will give you $5 for every $100 you spend on kids’ stuff.
Now you know what to do – simply become a member in one of those clubs and enjoy birthday freebies and other rewards.
There are great options for your children as well. Enroll them and make their birthday memorable with the offers from these companies. Every family member or friend can benefit from the great opportunities available.
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