Who say you can’t get something for free anymore? Take a look at the stores and websites listed below to see special offers or what you can get for free on your birthday by joining their e-clubs.
Abercrombie & Fitch – A & F Club members receive special discounts, giveaways, sweepstakes and contests only available to club members, a special birthday surprise, and access to music and video streaming.
Ace Hardware – Ace Rewards program offers coupons, 10 points for every $1 spent, $5 back for every 2500 pts and 1000 pts for signing up.
A.C. Moore – This craft retailer offers several money saving programs. Teachers, including home school instructors, receive 15% off regular and sale prices with a valid ID or teaching certificate. They also offer a military discount of 15% off regular and sale prices with a valid ID.
Aerie – AERewards is good at both American Eagle and Aerie stores and offers 15% off in your birth month, buy 5 bras get the 6th free at Aerie, members only sales and events and a rewards points program.
Anne Fontaine – Sign up to receive email on special offers, promotions and exclusive access to new collections.
Ann Taylor – Sign up for email notifications and get a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree.
Athleta – Gap’s women’s fitness store offers some of the best in-store freebies with free fitness classes, free hemming on pants, skits and dresses, by-appointment performance styling and a 30% off Fitness Professional Discount Program. Card holders of Gap brands (Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy) who sign up for emails also get 500 bonus points.
Aveda – Pure Privlege Rewards program members can earn points for spa treatments, gifts and more and get double points for first purchase; free shipping on any avati purchase; free birthday gift yearly; sample offers and free shipping on purchases made through their mobile site.
Banana Republic – Email subscribers to the Gap brand get news on new arrivals, special offers, exclusive events and 25% off their first purchase.
bareMinerals by bareEssentials – The bareMinerals Club offers a subscription makeup delivery service at discounted prices, exclusive offers and free samples with every order. They also recently started FAB (Friends and Benefits) which offers a birthday gift, a personal 15% off sale day, $10 off a $150 purchase and invitations to “top-secret” events.
Barnes and Noble – Their Member card costs $25 a year, but offers discounts that can more than offset the cost. Members get 40% off hardcover bestsellers and 10% off most other items as well as exclusive in-store discounts, free express shipping on bn.com orders, and over $50 in bonus coupons.
Bath and Body Works – Email recipients get news and offers.
BCBG Max Azria – Join their email list and receive 15% off your first purchase.
bebe – Sign up for email notices on offers, invites, new arrivals and get 10% off your next order.
Bed Bath and Beyond – Sign up for email and direct mail offers and coupons and get a one time 20% off savings certificate. Their other brands include buybuyBaby, Harmon Face Values, Christmas Tree Shops and Cost Plus World Market.
Belk – While not technically free, the Belk Rewards Card program does merit mentioning. This Southern department stores’ credit card offers 15% off one day’s purchases when you open an account with no restrictions, 1 point per $1 spent, and a $10 reward certificate per 400 pts earned. Belk has several sales per year at double, triple or even five times the points, so you can earn rewards quickly if you time it right. Use your card to get the points and then immediately make a payment at the store’s checkout for your purchase amount to avoid any interest charges and keep a zero balance.
Best Buy – Members of My Best Buy earn 1 point per $1 spent, earn a $5 reward at 250 points, and get free shipping on purchases over $35. Additional perks are earned based on the level you spend during the year. You also get early access to special sales, exclusive offers, and member-only events.
Bloomingdale’s – Become a Loyalist and you get free online purchase shipping, one point per $1 spent, double points on cosmetics and fragrances, opportunities for double, triple and power points, and a $25 reward card for every 5,000 points.
The Body Shop – Love Your Body members get $10 off a purchase during their birthday month, 10% off most in-store and online purchases, invitations to members only events, sneak product peeks, and earn purchase point rewards of $15 for 4 points and $25 for 8 points (1 point for every $20 purchased of qualifying items).
Brahmin – Sign up for email notifications on new arrivals and exclusive products.
Brookstone – Email subscribers receive product announcements, presale exclusives and email only coupons and sales.
Build-a-Bear Workshop – Stuff Fur Stuff Club members earn 1 point for every $1 spent. 50 points earn a free accessory, 100 points earn a $10 certificate. Sign up for email/text alerts and you’ll get special offers, member-only perks and news.
buy buy Baby – Receive exclusive offers and promotions. First time email subscribers receive a 20% off one item in-store savings certificate.
Carmike Cinemas – Rewards members earn 1 point for ever $1 spent at the box office and concession stand which can be used towards free concession items or tickets. You also get 5 bonus points for signing up.
Cabela’s – Sign up for email and get news, deals, sneak peeks, and email only specials.
Cache -email subscribers receive special offers, trend alerts, previews and more.
Cacique – Email subscribers receive exclusive savings, free shipping offers, fashion news and 20% off a future order.
Cathy Jean – subscribe to emails and get 15% off your order.
Champs Sports – Become a VIP and you’ll get offers, updates, a $10 off $50 purchase coupon, early access to select products, VIP access to special events and increased benefits at the platinum level when you spend $300 or more in 12 months.
Charming Charlie – Sign up to receive updates on trends, styles and special offers.
Chico’s – Email subscribers get style news and 10% off their first purchase. The Passport Program offers product info, sales, offers, 5% off every merchandise purchase, birthday bonuses, double discount days, private sales and invitations to special parties and events.
Children’s Place – Email List subscribers receive 25% off their next purchase, info on special offers, new arrivals and in-store events.
Clarks – Sign up for email to receive info on new arrivals, special offers and seasonal trends.
Claire’s – Get 10% off your first purchase and free shipping for on-line orders over $35 when you sign up for email.
Club Monaco – Join the Club and be the first to know about exclusive collaborations, new arrivals, special offers and 15% off your first purchase. They also have a student discount for full-time college students with a valid college ID or code provided by email after registering.
Coach – Email subscribers receive info on new arrivals, special events and more.
Cost Plus World Market – Sign up for email and get 10% off your next purchase. World Market Explorers also get special offers and coupons, a $10 reward for every $200 spent (excludes alcohol), a birthday surprise, a free bag of coffee after every 6th purchased, and member pricing on wine, beer and more.
CVS – When you sign up for the Extra Care Beauty Club you’ll get a 10% off savings pass, $5 ExtraBucks Rewards for every $50 of qualifying beauty purchases, $3 ExtraBucks on your birthday and exclusive coupons and offers
C. Wonder – Subscribe to emails and receive 20% off your first purchase.
Destination Maternity – Perks members receive coupons, special offers and more from Huggies, Enfamil, Viacord and other affiliate companies worth over $400. This also works for their other brands (Motherhood, A Pea in the Pod and Edamame Spa). Select stores across the country also offer free classes such as prenatal yoga or skincare.
Dillard’s – Sign up for email on fashion, news and special savings.
Dress Barn – Subscribe to email and get news on exclusive offers, new arrivals, style solutions and 20% off your next purchase. They also have blushPerks where you earn 1 point for every $25 spent. When you get 10 points you get a $15 blushPerk reward.
DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse – DSW Rewards members earn points on every purchase towards a $10 reward certificate, double point events, advance notice of promos, a birthday offer, and members only exclusives. Members of the Shoe Lover program get free shipping on orders of $35 or more online and free return shipping.
Express / Express Men –Express Next program members earn 10 points for every qualifying dollar spent and get a $10 certificate at 2500 points and can earn bonus points. At 7500 points you earn A List status with an increase to $15 certificates and also get a birthday gift.
Finish Line – Members of the Winner’s Circle Reward Program earn $20 for every 200 points, get seasonal coupons, free shipping offers, early access to new arrivals and exclusive opportunities to enter launch party product drafts.
Foot Locker / House of Hoops / Lady Foot Locker – Become a Foot Locker VIP or Lady Foot Locker VIP member to receive a coupon for $10 off your next $50 purchase, and VIP only articles, interviews and more. Platinum level members get a special welcome gift, a birthday gift, access to exclusive online products and a $10, $15 or $20 gift card with a single purchase of $100, $150 or $200 respectively. Also, the company is a member of Veteran’s Advantage which offers a 20% discount to military members, veterans and their family members every day of the year.
Game Stop – Holders of the Power Up Rewards card receive 500 points for activating the card and points for purchases or trades which can be used for Xbox purchases, movie admission, iTunes gift card and Game Stop gift cards. Benefits also include members only specials, discounts and news, invitations to events, special game codes and the ability to be a beta tester.
Gander Mountain – Sign up for email to receive discounts, news on special sales, sweepstakes, new products and in-store events.
Gap – Become a Bright Insider and you’ll be the first to hear about Friends & Family events, first dibs on new arrivals and a 25% off welcome offer. Gap’s brands include BabyGap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime.com and Athleta. Purchases made at Piperlime.com ship for free both ways and their email subscribers get 30% off one item.
GNC – Subscribers to GNC’s email receive exclusive offers and news onevents and new arrivals, as well as a special birthday offer. For a $15 fee you can purchase a Gold Card that gets you up to 50% off products everyday with a low price guarantee, which can be good if you shop here frequently.
Godiva – Join the Rewards Club and receive a free piece of chocolate every month at Godiva boutiques, get a free gift the following month after spending $20, free standard shipping for on-line orders, exclusive offers and more.
Gordon’s Jewelers – Sign up to receive email and receive an offer for $50 off a $300 purchase., get email only invites, discounts and promotions and in-store events.
Guitar Center – Take free classes on recording, lighting, miking, music business, singer/songwriter essentials, and group ukulele, bass or guitar lessons. Bring your own instrument or they will provide one for you.
Gymboree – Email subscribers receive 20% off first purchase, free shipping on $50 or more and exclusive sales. Rewards card holders earn 1 point for every $1 spent, a $5 reward certificate for every 250 pts, early access to special events and promotions, a free Gymboree Play & Music class plus $20 off enrollment.
Hanna Andersson – Register and get an extra 10% off your first purchase, news on sales, store events and more.
Hibbett Sports – Join MVP Rewards and earn everytime you make a purchase and interact with Hibbett Sports online, such as clicking on a shoe release link. Collect 350 points and earn a $10 reward certificate. You also get exclusive offers and a 20% off coupon for signing up.
Home Depot – Offers several free do-it-yourself classes a week at their stores, including ones specifically for women and children. Contact your local store for class schedules.
Hot Topic – Sign for email notices of exclusive offers, product & fashion info, and 10% off your first order.
Ikea – Sign up for inspirational emails and project ideas. You can also sign up for Ikea Family which gives you discounts (up to 40% off non-Family member pricing), free coffee or hot tea in their restaurants, 30 extra minutes of Smaland time, 90 day price protection, more in-store special events, insider scoops and sneak previews.
JCPenney – Join Rewards and get 1 point per $1 spent, earn 100 or more points in a month and get a $10 reward, coupons and exclusive offers. There are also increased perks for holders of Rewards credit cards.
J.Jill – Email subscribers receive info on private sales, events and special offers.
James Avery – Submit your email address for exclusive offers.
Jared – Subscribers to email get special offers, gift ideas, news about store events, product info and $25 off a purchase of $99 or more.
JCPenney – Rewards members get 1 point per qualifying $1 purchase and can exchange them for a $10 reward for 100 points earned in a month, the opportunity to earn bonus points and exclusive coupons and offers.
JoAnn – This fabric & craft retailer offers several programs. The JoAnn Advantage offers members their best coupons, personalized product offers and over 10,000 free on-line projects. Teacher Rewards offers 15% off every day to certified teachers, including qualified home school instructors, along with a 20% off bonus coupon for enrolling. The Student Discount program offers 10% off to high school and college students with a valid ID, along with two money saving coupons. The VIP Program offers 10% off to resellers, members of professional crafting or sewing organizations, or interior design professionals (proof of membership required). Finally, the Non-Profit Discount Card offers 10% off to any organization with 501 (c)(3) status.
Jos. A Bank – Sign up for email notifications on exclusive sales and promos.
kate spade – Join the email list and get 15% off your first order.
Kendra Scott – Sign up for email notification of new arrivals, sales, events and 15% off your first purchase.
Kiehl’s – Joins Rewards and you’ll get free online order shipping, a free travel size Creme de Corps on your first $35 purchase, earn 1 point per $1 spent, a $10 reward at 100 points, $20 at 300 points, a birthday gift and more.
L’Occitane – Subscribe to email for news, exclusive offers and beauty tips.
LensCrafters – News, brand exclusives and offers.
Lids / Locker Room – This member’s club is not free and costs $5 to join. Lids Club Card holders receive a 20% discount on embroidery, a 10% merchandise discount, alerts on special offers, deals and events, new merchandise sneak peeks and 1 point per $1 spent. At 300 points there are increased benefits.
Lilly Pulitzer – Sign up for email updates and get free shipping on your first purchase.
Lotus Boutique – Join the mailing list to receive updates on style tips, new arrivals, special offers and $5 off your first purchase.
Mori Luggage – Sign up to receive email special offers and sales.
New York & Co. – Email subscribers receive newsletters, info on trends, events and promos, and a $25 coupon for signing up.
Nike – Register to receive access to exclusive and limited releases, free returns on online orders, complimentary in-store shoe trials and pant hemming, plus other benefits and promotions.
Nordstrom – Holders of their Nordstrom Rewards card receive 2 points per net dollar spent at Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack and HauteLook.com, a $20 Nordstrom Note at 2,000 points, bonus point events, early access to sales, and incresing perks based on level of amount spent during the year.
North Face, The – Share your email to get news, expedition updates, and exclusive updates.
NTB – Sign up to get special offers and extra savings via email.
Oakley – Register to receive emails on the latest products, invites and special deals.
Office Depot – Sign up for email offers on special deals, promotions and more. Office Depot Rewards offers 10% back in rewards on ink, toner, paper and services, 200 points for recycling ink and toner cartridges (up to 10 per month), and a rewards certificate at 1,000 points.
OfficeMax – MaxPerks Rewards offers 5% back in rewards on purchases of supplies, furniture, technology and services, recycling rewards on toner and ink cartridges, bonus rewards on specially promoted products, and members-only offers.
Old Navy – Email subscribers to this Gap brand receive product news, special offers, trend information and a sign-up gift. You can also sign up for the Birthday Club to receive a gift on your birthday or sign kids under 10 up for the Kids’ Birthday Club.
O’Reilly Auto Parts – Sign up for emails about news, contests and promotions.
Orvis – Sign up for email and receive $10 off your first $50 or more purchase, previews, exclusive offers, advance sale notices and more.
Payless Shoe Source – Email subscribers receive special offers. You can add to that by joining Rewards which gets you free ground shipping on orders of $50 or more, a special birthday offer, exclusive coupons and surprises.
Portrait Innovations – Offers a 10% military discount with a valid ID.
Pottery Barn / Pottery Barn Kids – sign up for email notices on events and special offers and 10% off your next purchase. The company’s other brands are Williams-Sonoma, PB Kids, West Elm and Mark and Graham.
Publix – This Southern grocery store chain is consistently ranked as one of the best in the country. They have 30+ rotating BOGO items each week, allow you to stack both store and manufacturer coupons, have the Coupon savings Helper that finds coupons based on what items are on your electronic shopping list, offer digital coupons through your phone at checkout, and even have occasional try the national brand get the Publix brand free promos. Plus they have great in-store service.
Rack Room Shoes – Rack Room Rewards offers a $15 coupon for signing up, a birthday coupon, bonus buck opportunities, a surprise at email or in-store checkout, and members-only offers, discounts and coupons.
Radio Shack – Sign up for email newsletters, deals and a $10 off $30 coupon.
Red Box – Join the Red Box Play Pass and you’ll get a free one-night disc rental for every 10 rentals, a free one-night disc rental for your birthday, a free one-night disc rental on your Redbox Play Pass anniversary and surprise rewards and exclusives.
REI – You need to be a member to shop here, much like Sam’s or Costco and membership costs $20 a year. For that you get 5% back on $250 spent on the REI Visa card, 10% back annually on full-price purchases, in-store discounts and discounts at select ski resorts, and discounts on classes and travel.
Saks Fifth Avenue – Sign up for S5A email and get 10% off your next saks.com order, and news on the newest trends, sales and more.
Sephora – The Beauty Insider rewards program earns a point for every dollar spent, a birthday gift, free beauty classes, product rewards and seasonal promotions. At 350 points members attain VIB (Very Important Beauty Insider) status that also includes first dibs on new products, special gifts and event access. At $1000 in a calendar year VIB Rouge status is attained which also includes free shipping, unlimited access to the Beauty Studio, and exclusive events and gifts.
Soma Intimates – Their Love Soma Rewards program earns 1 point for every $1 spent, has double and triple point events, offers a $5 reward for every 125 points, birthday gifts, exclusive offers, free shipping and more.
Sports Authority – Join The League and earn 1 point for every dollar spent. When you get 100 points or more you earn 5% back in rewards that are awarded every 3 months. You also get a welcome reward, exclusive invitations to in-store events, monthly updates on members-only deals, bonuses and offers. Sign up for email to get 10% off your next order.
Staples – Sign up for email to hear about new products, special offers, and daily deals. Base level Staples Rewards members get 2% back on purchases, free shipping on staples.com, bonus events and rewards on ink recycling. Plus and Premier levels, earned with increased yearly spending, have more perks. The Teacher Rewards offers 5% back, 10% back on teaching and art supplies, ink recycling rewards and free staples.com shipping.
Steve Madden – Get 10% off your next order when you sign up for email.
Sunglass Hut – Sign up for email info on trends, new releases and offers.
Sur La Table – Join the Cooking Community and be the first to know about cooking classes, new arrivals, special sales and deals, store events and more.
Swarovski – Sign up for email updates on products, styling tips, online exclusives and special offers.
Talbots – Sign up to receive updates on new collections, sales, store events and exclusive offers. The Classic Awards Red card offers 10% off your first purchase, 1/2 point per $1 spent, a $25 award dividend at 250 points, and bonus point events.
Teavana – The tea company, now owned by Starbucks, offers email subscribers special offers, news and info on new products.
Tommy Bahama – Get Island Email and be the first to hear about new arrivals, special offers and events.
Torrid – Share your email address for trend info, look books, news, offers and a 10% off coupon.
Tourneau – Subscribe to emails to unlock access to limited editions, newest arrivals, exclusive events and offers.
Toys R Us / Babies R Us – Sign up for email to receive special offers, sales, alerts and coupons. Members of Geoffrey’s Birthday Club get a card and gift until age 10, am in-store celebration, a birthday call from Geoffrey, and online party planning.
Trina Turk – Keep up With Trina and get exclusive offers, news on special events, seasonal trends and 10% off your first on-line order.
True Religion – Become a Preferred Subscriber to receive news on promos, special events, new arrivals and 10% off your next purchase.
Ulta – members of ULTAmate Rewards receive 1 point per $1 spent, double points during your birthday month, a free birthday gift, emails, a full size CK One mascara as a joining gift, double and triple points on select items and days, exclusive mailers and coupons, invites to events, and an upgrade to platinum status with more perks at 400 points. This is a great program if you buy a lot of beauty products.
UnderArmor.com – Sign up for emails and get free shipping on your next order.
Veteran’s Advantage – This is a special discount program for active duty military members, former members and their next-of-kin at top brands across the country. Participants include: Apple, Dell, CVS/pharmacy, Verizon Wireless, United Airlines, target, Amtrack, Avis, Ford, Wendy’s, Wyndham Hotels, Foot Locker and more. Offers vary by company.
Victoria’s Secret – Share your email address for info on new products, special offers, store events and more.
Walking Company – Sign up to receive emails on new arrivals, special deals, sales and exclusives.
Williams-Sonoma – Register your email address for free shipping on orders over $49, 10% off your next purchase, and news on exclusive offers, products and in-store events.
Zales – Get $50 off your next purchase by joining their email list
Zumiez – Join the Zumiez Stash and get points for interacting through purchases, reading emails, social media and attending events. Points gain you access to one-of-a-kind rewards, limited edition merchandise and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.