11 Things You Can Get for Free in January

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A new year brings another 12 months of fantastic freebies!

If you have resolved to curb your spending in 2024, we’ve got you covered: Beginning this month and continuing throughout the year, Money Talks News will introduce you to the finest freebies available each month.

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 ski lift tickets — ongoing

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January is the thick of winter, so it’s time to hit the slopes! Free — or cheap — ski lift tickets are available if you know where to look.

For tips on nailing these bargains, check out “11 Ways to Get Free or Cheap Ski Lift Tickets.”

Free Jr. Frosty — throughout 2024

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If you love the Jr. Frosty, Wendy’s has an irresistible freebie that lasts throughout the year.

Pay $3 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 2024.

The key tag purchase deal runs through Feb. 14. See the offer.

Free Amazon stuff — ongoing

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Amazon can be a great place to shop, particularly if you get free shipping through Amazon Prime. But don’t sleep on the many other freebies that Amazon offers — even to shoppers who do not have Prime.

Find out more in “9 Things That Really Are Free on Amazon.”

Free national park entry — Jan. 15

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National Park Service sites that typically charge entrance fees will offer free admission to everyone on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls this year on Jan. 15.

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. (pictured)
  • The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, along the path of the 1965 Voting Rights March in Alabama
  • The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta, Georgia

Learn more about this year’s other freebie days in “National Parks To Offer 6 Days of Free Admission in 2024.”

3 free days at 24 Hour Fitness — ongoing

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

If your New Year’s resolutions include getting in better shape, you’re in luck: 24 Hour Fitness is offering a free three-day trial at clubs across the country. Sign up for your free pass.

Free stuff at pharmacies — ongoing

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Some great freebies may lurk in an unexpected place: your local pharmacy.

You’ll find everything from free medications and health screenings to rewards that can help you nab items at little or no cost. Learn more in “8 Things You Can Get for Free at Pharmacies.”

BOGO pizza at Bertucci’s — ongoing

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Everyone loves pizza, and you can double your pleasure at Bertucci’s on Tuesdays.

The restaurant offers BOGO pizza on Tuesdays. The complimentary selections must be of equal or lesser value, and this appetizing offer is valid on dine-in and to-go orders.

Kids can also get in on the freebie action: On Friday or Saturday nights, kids get a free Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae with an adult purchase. This deal is good only when you dine in.

Learn more about these delicious deals.

Free Mack’s Earplugs sample — ongoing

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Pick up some free earplugs from Mack’s and block unwanted — and potentially harmful — noise when sleeping, traveling or attending concerts.

You can enjoy gratis Mack’s Snore Blockers or Dreamgirl soft foam earplugs when you take advantage of the offer beginning at 11 a.m. ET during weekdays. Sign up now.

Free fries at McDonald’s — Fridays

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Download the McDonald’s app and you can get a free order of medium fries every Friday with a purchase of $1 or more.

Check out the delicious details.

Free 3 months of Sirius XM — ongoing

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Expand your entertainment options as you drive in 2024 by trying out SiriusXM 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 DoorDash delivery for new customers – ongoing

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Make 2024 the year you finally try out a food delivery service — and do it for free.

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

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