Birthday Freebies

11 Ways to Get Free Gifts on Your Special Day

One of the benefits of joining rewards programs is that many give you a little token of their esteem on your birthday. But you have to sign up. Here's a big list of companies that are waiting to hook you up and give you birthday freebies along with other rewards all year long.

Benefit Cosmetics

Visit your local Benefit Browbar Beauty Lounge for a free brow arch during your birthday week; some Benefit Browbars may not participate in this birthday goodie so check before you go. (This offer is not good at Ulta Beauty Benefit Browbars.)  More

CVS

Sign up for the Extra Care Beauty Club at any CVS and get a special offer that's good the entire month of your birthday. You'll get a 10 percent off Beauty Pass after you enroll, and you'll earn rewards on every beauty product you buy. More

Designer Shoe Warehouse

If you become a DSW  Rewards member, you'll get birthday offers along with loads of other perks, like points toward other purchases and free shipping. If you love shoes, this is all good. More

Driscoll's

Love berries? Then it's a good bet you are familiar with Driscoll's, purveyor of splendid strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Driscoll's promises a special birthday surprise if you join its rewards club. More

Dunkin Donuts

Who can resist Dunkin Donuts? If you sign up for the DD Perks rewards program, you'll get a free medium beverage on your birthday, plus another one as a sign-up gift, to wash down those great glazed, chocolate frosted, and jelly doughnuts. More

IHOP

Join IHOP's Pancake Revolution to score a free stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh and Fruit Pancakes now, on your birthday, and on every anniversary of your joining. This means a deliciously wicked breakfast to start your birthday out right, and all for free. More

Redbox

Sign up for the Redbox Play Pass rewards program (it's free), and you'll get a free movie rental on your birthday. You'll also receive a free rental after every 10 and another free rental on the anniversary of your sign up. More

Sephora

If you join Sephora's Beauty Insiders, you'll get a free gift for your birthday (it's something different every year) at checkout in the store or online anytime during your birthday month. More

Victoria's Secret

If you sign up for a Victoria's Secret Angel Card, you'll get a birthday surprise that is sure to please any lingerie-loving woman, along with free shipping and shopping rewards.  More

The Body Shop

Being a Love Your Body Club member at the Body Shop means you'll get a birthday gift, along with personalized skin care advice and special offers all year long.  More

World Market

World Market is full of surprises every day, and if you are a member of its Explorer Reward Program, you'll be the recipient of one just for you on your birthday. You'll also get a welcome reward, shopping rewards, member coupons, and member pricing on all that enticing stuff inside World Market's doors. More