12 Things You Can Get for Free in January

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It’s a new year, and that means another 12 months of fabulous new freebies!

If you resolved to curb your spending in 2023, we’ve got you covered. With these generous January offers, you’ll find that every extra dollar saved can bring you a little closer to achieving your financial goals.

Read on to learn how you can start the year by spending less. And for even more options, head on over to Money Talks News’ freebies page.

Free 30 days of Panera Unlimited Sip Club — ongoing

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If you frequent Panera Bread, you’re going to want to take advantage of this thirst-quenching deal. You can enjoy an entire month of endless coffee, tea, Charged Lemonades and fountain drinks when you sign up for the Unlimited Sip Club.

Plus, if you join by April 30, you’ll also receive a complimentary wall calendar. And did we mention that members have access to exclusive perks? Get offer details.

Free COVID tests — ongoing

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The Biden administration recently announced that Americans will once again have access to free, at-home, rapid-antigen COVID-19 tests.

Each household is eligible to receive four complimentary testing kits. The White House has yet to share the deadline for ordering, but funding could expire at any time. So, it’s best to act quickly. To learn more, check out “Here’s How to Get Another Round of Free COVID-19 Tests.”

Free Truvia sample and coupon — ongoing

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Did you resolve to cut back on sugar this year? It may be time to try Truvia, a calorie-free sweetener that allows you to “reduce sugar, not flavor.”

Before you commit to buying a box of the sweet stuff, you can enjoy a free sample (and a $1 off coupon) from the manufacturer. Request yours now.

BOGO pizza and pasta at Bertucci’s — ongoing

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Who can resist buy one, get one free pizza and pasta?

Bertucci’s is offering BOGO pasta on Mondays and BOGO pizza on Tuesdays. The complimentary selections must be of equal or lesser value, and this appetizing offer is valid on dine-in meals, carry-out and delivery.

Learn how to double your deliciousness.

3 free days at 24 Hour Fitness — ongoing

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The best way to avoid wasting money on a gym? Trying it out before investing in a membership plan.

If you resolved to improve your health and fitness this year through strength training, cardio and group fitness classes, you’re in luck. 24 Hour Fitness is offering a free three-day trial — and discounts on select memberships — at its many clubs across the country. Sign up for your free pass.

Free 3 months of Sirius XM — ongoing

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The new year is the perfect time to expand your horizons. And the folks at SiriusXM can help you out with that — for free.

The popular streaming service is offering three months of no-cost, ad-free music, original talk, live sports and more to new subscribers. And you won’t even have to provide your credit card info. Start your trial subscription.

Free national park entry — Jan. 16

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Are you a lover of nature and history? Every year, all National Park Service sites that typically charge entrance fees offer free admission to everyone on five specific days.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on Jan. 16, marks the first of these days.

If you would like to pay tribute by exploring a park that is connected to the legacy of the celebrated civil rights leader, you can visit one of the following:

  • The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  • The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail in Alabama
  • The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Georgia

Learn more about this year’s freebie days in “National Parks to Offer 5 Days of Free Admission in 2023.”

Free DoorDash delivery for new customers – ongoing

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Nothing beats the convenience of having delicious, prepared meals delivered directly to your door. If you have been debating trying one of these food delivery services, you’re in luck this month.

When you sign up for DoorDash, you can enjoy $0 delivery on your first order — commitment-free. Sign up now.

Free Mack’s Earplugs sample — ongoing

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Sometimes, life gets a little too loud. If you need help tuning out some of the noise when sleeping, traveling, attending concerts or going about your daily tasks, earplugs can be a smart solution.

And now you can enjoy a pair of Mack’s Ultra, Snore Blockers or Dreamgirl soft foam earplugs for free. Sign up now.

A hidden way to get free Amazon shipping — ongoing

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If you are willing to pay for Amazon Prime, you can get free shipping on your purchase orders. But there is a less obvious way to get gratis delivery without plunking down the $12.99 monthly Prime fee or ordering $25 worth of stuff.

Curious? Discover the secret to frugal free shipping in “A Hidden Way to Get Free Shipping on Amazon.”

Free Jr. Frosty — throughout 2023

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Want a free Jr. Frosty with every Wendy’s purchase this year? Just pay $2 for a digital or physical Frosty Key Tag — the proceeds benefit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption — and you’ll receive a cool and creamy treat free every time you dine at Wendy’s or hit the drive-thru in 2023.

The key tag purchase deal runs through Jan. 29. See the offer.

Free weekly credit reports — throughout 2023

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The arrival of a new year is a good time to take a look at where your credit score stands. The big three credit-reporting agencies are offering access to free weekly credit reports throughout this year.

Find out more in “Free Weekly Credit Report Offer Extended Through 2023.”