Nat Geo Explorer ship in icy sea with kayakers

Passengers under 22 can sail for free with this cruise company

Tricia Goss  |  March 28, 2023

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic is offering select visitors a free experience to explore beautiful remote locations.

Happy people in snowy scene with reindeer in background

Finland is offering a free ‘masterclass of happiness’ to 10 participants

Tricia Goss  |  March 23, 2023

Finland is offering 10 lucky people the chance to take a Masterclass of Happiness at a resort in the Lakeland region this summer.

Autotrader is giving away free gas for a year to 11 lucky winners

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 17, 2023

The sweepstakes is giving a cash prize for a year's worth of gas, as well as the cost of charging for owners of electric vehicles.

Ben & Jerry's free ice cream cones

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day is back

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 17, 2023

The brand's Scoop Shops will once again be giving away a free cone this spring after the freebie day went on hold during the pandemic.

Nate talks to Ted in still from "Ted Lasso"

You can watch ‘Ted Lasso’ and other shows for free with this Apple TV+ deal

Bridget Sharkey  |  March 2, 2023

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Best Birthday Candles For Kids

13 stores that will give you free things on your birthday

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 22, 2023

Did you know there are ways to get free birthday goodies without having to dine-in or spend any money?

Yale’s most popular class is available to take online for free

Tricia Goss  |  February 17, 2023

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Yale University’s…

Kevin Harvick

Busch Light will pay one fan $2 million if Kevin Harvick wins Daytona 500

Marie Rossiter  |  February 17, 2023

NASCAR fans would probably tell you few things are better than experiencing a race with a cold beer in their hand. When it’s the Daytona 500, one of the world’s most famous events, it’s a must-watch event. This year’s Daytona…

McDonald's Happy Meal

You can get a free Happy Meal at McDonald’s with a $5 purchase on Wednesdays

Tricia Goss  |  February 9, 2023

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Are you…

Cracker Barrel restaurant

You could win free food for a year if you propose at Cracker Barrel on Valentine’s Day

Bridget Sharkey  |  February 6, 2023

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Valentine’s Day…

Giving girl nasal swab for COVID rapid test.

How to order free at-home COVID tests ahead of the holidays

Scripps News  |  December 19, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Experts are…

Feeding happy dog with treats.

This pet store is giving free dog treats to delivery drivers ahead of the holidays

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 13, 2022

If you’ve ever considered giving your delivery driver dog treats to hand out to all the pups they meet during their workday, here’s your chance! You can now do so for free, thanks to a company that is looking to…

McDonald's arches

You can win a Gold Card to get free McDonald’s for life

Scripps News  |  November 30, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Inflation has…

Bissell is giving away 300 Little Green Pet Pros to new pet parents

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 28, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Adopting a…

A diner breakfast of French toast, bacon and eggs over easy is shown.

Buy this $6 Denny’s T-shirt and you could get free breakfast for a year

Marie Rossiter  |  November 21, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Some lucky…

Woman arranges photo prints on table

You can get a free 8-by-10 photo print at Walgreens right now

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 14, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Have some…

Home Depot's free kids workshops lets parents and children work together on projects.

Home Depot is offering 3 free kids workshops with holiday-themed projects

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 12, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re…

Cozy Woman covered with warm soft merino wool blanket reading a book.

You could win $5,000 for staying home and not running a 5K turkey trot this Thanksgiving

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 10, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’ve…

Venmo and Amazon on screens

You can get a $10 Amazon credit when you add Venmo to your account

Marie Rossiter  |  November 9, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Have you…

Family takes photo for Christmas

Get a free set of 6 premium photo cards from Walgreens for a limited time

Marie Rossiter  |  October 25, 2022

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Scary Face pancake at IHOP

Kids can get a free Scary Face Pancake at IHOP through Halloween

Tricia Goss  |  October 25, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.One of…

Kids in cute Halloween costumes hold candy buckets

You can get a burrito for $6 if you wear your Halloween costume to Chipotle

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 21, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you…

A Michaels craft store is shown in Plattsburgh, New York.

This free Halloween costume demo at Michaels will help you with last-minute costumes

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 3, 2022

If you have a habit of waiting until a few days before Halloween to make your family’s costumes, Michaels is holding a free event the weekend before the big day that will give you some last-minute ideas. The Last Minute…

Kobalt headlamp

Lowe’s is giving away free headlamps at every store in October

Tricia Goss  |  September 30, 2022

Lowe’s is giving away free Kobalt headlamps — and the reason for this act of goodwill comes in the name of safety. October is National Fire Safety Month, and Fire Prevention Week happens from Oct. 9-15 this year. The National…

Kids reading books

Kids can read to earn free pizza with Pizza Hut’s Book It program

Marie Rossiter  |  September 21, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Do you…

Photo magnets on refrigerator

You can get a free 5-by-7 photo magnet at Walgreens right now

Tricia Goss  |  September 20, 2022

It’s a great time to start collecting stocking stuffers, and when you can get them for free, it’s even better. At Walgreens.com, you can order a custom 5-by-7 photo magnet at no charge and choose free in-store pickup to get…

Southwest Airlines flight taking off

Southwest’s companion pass deal gets you a free ticket for a friend

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 8, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Southwest Airlines…

Two hot dogs with ketchup and mustard.

You can get $500 and 2 free tickets to an NFL game to review stadium food

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 7, 2022

Sports fans obviously love football season for the actual games, but game-day food is an important part of the overall experience. If you just happen to love this time of year both for the football and the treats, Pickswise is…

Bath and Body Works storefront

Bath & Body Works now has a rewards program for frequent buyers

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 24, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.After a…

McDonald's burger, fries and drink

How to get free fries for National French Fry Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 13, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Calling all…

Senior woman takes notes

Free college courses for senior citizens are available in nearly every state

Tricia Goss  |  May 31, 2022

There are numerous advantages to seeking higher education at any age. Even when you are in your 50s, 60s and beyond, you can benefit from taking college courses. Taking a class can freshen your skills, provide opportunities for socialization, enhance…

Smart-watch-fitness tracker on woman's wrist

You can get a free or discounted fitness tracker from many insurance companies

Tricia Goss  |  May 20, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.A fitness…

Home Depot has free kids’ workshop kits every month

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 28, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Looking for…

Preschooler enjoys ride at Dollywood

Dollywood Theme Park is offering free 2022 season passes for preschoolers

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 18, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re…

Children bowling

Your kids can bowl free all summer long

Tricia Goss  |  March 15, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Keeping kids…

Krispy Kreme St. Patricks Day Dozen Doughnuts

How to get a free Krispy Kreme doughnut for St. Patrick’s Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 11, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Krispy Kreme…

Paramount Plus logo on phone and laptop

Paramount Plus has a new subscription offer: $1 per month for first 3 months

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 3, 2022

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Boy sleeping peacefully

Get a free full-size sample of Vicks PureZzzs Kidz Melatonin Gummies

Tricia Goss  |  February 22, 2022

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Get a free subscription to Netflix’s new kids’ magazine

Tricia Goss  |  February 7, 2022

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TGI Friday's restaurant sign

Delivery drivers can get free food at TGI Friday’s on Feb. 10

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 6, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.There’s no…

Spotify logo displayed on phone

How to export your Spotify library and cancel your service for free

Tricia Goss  |  February 3, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Folk rock…

Kids put together Lowe's free kids crafts

Get a free Lowe’s kids’ kit for Valentine’s Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 24, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Valentine’s Day…

Friends watching football game on tv

Win an antenna to watch The Big Game for free

Clint Davis  |  January 14, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.In case…

Arches National Park, Utah at sunset with La Salle mountains

Veterans, Gold Star Families now have free lifetime access to U.S. national parks

Tricia Goss  |  January 10, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you…

Wendy's storefront in St. Catharines, Ontario

How to get free fries at Wendy’s every week through February

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 7, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If your…

Subway sandwich and drink

You can now buy one Subway footlong sandwich and get the second one free

Marie Rossiter  |  January 4, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.The holiday…

Streaming options on screen

Paramount Plus has free subscription offers for a limited time

Marie Rossiter  |  December 28, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Have you…

Cheesecake with slice

Philadelphia Cream Cheese will pay you not to make cheesecake this year

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 16, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website. If…

Front view of a Lowe's Store in Toronto, Canada

Here’s how to get a free graham cracker holiday house kit from Lowe’s

Marie Rossiter  |  December 6, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you…

Military members and spouses can get a free Starbucks coffee on Veterans Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 4, 2021

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