11 Things That Are Free in July

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July is here, bringing the heat and the red-hot deals. From a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven and gratis Krispy Kreme donuts whenever the Hot Light is illuminated to a $10 Amazon credit, we’ve uncovered a variety of exciting ways to save this month.

Read on to learn how you can score some incredible savings this month. And for even more options, head on over to Money Talks News’ freebies page.

Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven — July 1-11

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A longstanding tradition at 7-Eleven is to celebrate the chain’s birthday — on July 11, or “7/11” — by offering a complimentary Slurpee to customers. This year, the event is officially known as “Slurpee Day” and is open to two groups:

  • Members of 7-Eleven’s 7REWARDS program
  • Members of Speedway’s Speedy Rewards program

Grab your freebie at any time on July 1-11. Learn more.

30 days of free Showtime — Ongoing

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Binge-watch your summertime favorites on Showtime with 30 free days of viewing. After the free 30 days are up, you get another three months at just $3.99 per month. That works out to be one-third of a year of Showtime for around $12 total. Learn more.

Free Microsoft Office 365 Education for students and educators — ongoing

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Did you know that students and educators can enjoy Microsoft’s Office 365 Education for free? The offer includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Microsoft Teams, as well as additional classroom tools.

So, ditch your paid subscription and get started now.

Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts — throughout summer

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Krispy Kreme has unveiled a sizzling deal that lasts all summer.

Get a free Original Glazed doughnut at any Krispy Kreme shops that have a Hot Light whenever the light is illuminated. This offer runs through Labor Day. Find out more.

30 days of free unlimited drinks at Panera — Ongoing

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Sign up for Panera’s Unlimited Sip Club and the first month is free. Membership entitles you to endless new charged lemonades, coffees, teas and soda. Get details and join the Club.

Free skating for kids — ongoing

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Skating is great exercise — and the perfect boredom buster for kids, especially during the summer. Available in select states, the Kids Skate Free program offers gratis rink time, but hours, ages and terms vary by skate center.

See details and participating locations.

Free national parks cleanup kit — ongoing

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Want to do your part to preserve the beauty and cleanliness of our national parks? Sign up for a complimentary clean-up kit containing sunscreen, hand sanitizer, gloves, a reflective vest, biodegradable bags, a first-aid kit and more. Get details.

Tax-free shopping — ongoing

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Each year, states across the country roll out a deal no shopper can resist — sales tax holidays.

In July, the following states all are offering the tax break at some point:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee

Find out more details at the Federation of Tax Administrators website.

Free Amazon $10 credit — ongoing

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Amazon Prime Day arrives on July 12-13, and you can prepare by nabbing a $10 credit that you can use for an Amazon purchase. To earn the credit, you must collect a stamp for completing key activities. Find out more in “Amazon Unveils Prime Day Details: Here’s What’s New for 2022.”

Free Hallmark card — each month through December

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You can get a gratis Hallmark greeting card to give to friends and family every month for the rest of the year! Simply sign up for the retailer’s Crown Rewards program, keep an eye on your inbox for coupons and visit your local store to choose your greetings.

Learn more and sign up.

Free credit reports — through the end of 2022

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Before you whip out the plastic to spend this summer, take a look at where your credit score currently stands — and keep tabs on it for the rest of the year. The big three credit-reporting agencies have announced they will offer access to free weekly credit reports through the end of 2022.

Find out more in “Free Weekly Credit Report Offer Extended Through 2022.”