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13 Birthday Discounts and Freebies
Getting dibs on the first piece of cake isn’t the only upside to turning a year older. Check out these sweet perks.
- Aveda: Birthday-club members receive a free product—up to a $25 value—custom blended with the aroma of their choice to be redeemed
within two months.
- Baskin-Robbins: You’ll receive an e-mail coupon for a free scoop of ice cream and a discount on a birthday cake when you join the Birthday
- Benihana: Sign up for the Chef’s Table e-newsletter and you will get an e-mail with a gift certificate for dinner worth up to $30 to
be used during your birth month.
- Cold Stone Creamery: Sign up for its birthday club and receive a free treat on your special day.
- DSW: Loyalty members, who participate in a rewards program, get a $5 certificate that’s good through the member’s entire birthday
- Express: Customers who are store credit-card holders receive a $10 coupon to be applied toward their next purchase during their birth
- IHOP: By joining the Pancake Revolution, you’ll eat for free three times—once when you sign up for IHOP’s mailing list, once on
your birthday, and once a year after you register.
- New York & Company: Store credit-card holders receive a coupon for up to 25 percent off purchases (in store and online), valid during their birth
- Old Navy: Subscribe to Old Navy e-mails and receive $10 off purchases of $50 or more (online and in stores) for two weeks during your
- Red Robin: Enroll in the eClub or the Red Royalty program and score a free burger.
- Ruby Tuesday’s: Sign up for the So Connected list at rubytuesday.com and get a free burger on your birthday and other food and bar redemption offers during the year.
- Starbucks: Toast your day with a free cappuccino (or another drink of your choice) when you have a My Starbucks Rewards card. (Pick
one up at any location.) The more you use it, the more freebies you can get, including gratis syrups and refills.
- Victoria’s Secret: Angel credit-card holders receive either a $10-off coupon for in-store purchases or an e-mailed coupon code good for $10 off online during their birth month.
1 Birthday Gift for Your Pet
- Petco: Register Buster’s D.O.B. (or adoption date) in the Birthday Club and get 10 percent off products during that month.