8 Awesome Freebies You Can Grab in August

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Summer may be winding down, but the freebies are just heating up! During the month of August, you can enjoy an array of fabulous freebies, from sandwiches and ice cream sundaes to salon services.

Check out all the exciting ways you can save this month.

Free Firehouse sub — Aug. 4

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What’s better than scoring a free Firehouse sub? Enjoying a gratis sandwich while helping those who dedicate their lives to helping others!

To celebrate “H2O For Heroes” on Aug. 4, simply donate a 24-pack of water to first responders — who, in turn, will distribute it to those in need. Your rewards? That feeling you get when you do a good deed. And, as a bonus, you’ll get a delicious medium-sized sub. Learn more and find participating locations.

Free TSA Precheck membership — ongoing

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Don’t want to pay the hefty $85 fee to skirt airport checkpoints? We don’t blame you. Luckily, we’ve uncovered 17 ways to score this exciting perk for free. (Hint: It involves certain credit cards and loyalty programs.)

For more information, check out “19 Ways to Get TSA Precheck for Free.” Then, hang onto your shoes, belt and jacket the next time you fly the friendly skies.

Free root beer float at A&W — Aug. 6

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Cheers to National Root Beer Float Day, which will take place on Aug. 6. To celebrate, A&W restaurants across the country are handing out free small floats from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

No purchase is necessary to get your hands on a frosty mug filled with root beer and creamy vanilla soft serve, but a donation to the Disabled American Veterans is strongly encouraged. You can also make an online contribution to our disabled troops.

Free bowling — Aug. 11

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Get ready to roll because “bowling’s biggest day” occurs on Aug. 11. Want to score a gratis game at your local Bowlero, Brunswick Zone, AMF or Bowlmor Lanes on National Bowling Day? Simply download this emojis app to your Apple device and head to a participating alley to celebrate.

Free salon services at Remington College campuses — through Aug. 31

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All month long, Remington College Cosmetology Programs are offering complimentary back-to-school haircuts for children and parents. In fact, anyone who donates school supplies to local students in need will enjoy a free haircut, manicure or pedicure. Talk about a win-win!

Learn more and view participating locations in Alabama, Louisiana, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas.

Free 6-month Amazon Prime trial for college students — ongoing

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The new school year is almost here. What better time for college students to take advantage of Amazon’s free six-month Prime Student trial?

This program provides “fast, free shipping, access to thousands of TV shows and movies, exclusive college deals and more!” Sign up and start crossing items off your back-to-school shopping list.

Free pet exams at Banfield Pet Hospital — ongoing

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We’d be remiss to leave our four-legged family members out of the savings action. Banfield Pet Hospital (typically located inside PetSmart stores) offers first-time clients a complimentary office visit and veterinary consultation.

Plus, there are more than 900 locations, and they have evening and weekend hours. Find your nearest Banfield Pet Hospital and get your coupon.

Free BOGO sundaes at Carvel — every Wednesday

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Your Wednesdays just got a whole lot better! That’s because Carvel is offering buy one, get one free sundaes. Every. Single. Humpday.

So, grab a friend or family member and head to your nearest Carvel location for a sweet BOGO treat with a cherry on top. If two-for-the-price-of-one isn’t exciting enough for you, join the chain’s Fudgie Fanatics for additional deals.

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