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 list of eleven companies that are waiting to hook you up and give you birthday freebies along with other rewards all year long.

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    Benefit Cosmetics

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    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.) 

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 outright, and all for free.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.