11 Great Freebies You Can Grab in December

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December is here, which means it’s your last chance to take advantage of fabulous freebies in 2018. Don’t worry: We’ll be here to help spark your savings in the new year.

But for now, learn how you can enjoy a complimentary cookie, free gym passes, a gratis fitness watch and more.

Following are some great freebies available in December. Think of them as our gift to you!

Free Santa picture and gift at Kohl’s — Dec. 1, 2, 9 and 16

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On Dec. 1, 2, 9 and 16, more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will offer shoppers a chance to participate in the FAO Schwarz in-store experience. That means shoppers can “use their mobile device to snap a free photo with Santa” and “receive a free FAO Schwarz surprise.”

Now that’s something to write ho-ho-home about!

Free cookie from Mrs. Fields — Dec. 4

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Dec. 4 is National Cookie Day and the fine folks at Mrs. Fields tell Money Talks News that they are celebrating by giving away complimentary cookies with any in-store purchase.

Cookie lovers are invited to enjoy the new limited-edition gingerbread white chocolate cookies, classic chocolate chip cookies or any other delicious, fresh-from-the-oven flavor.

Free cheesecake from Cheesecake Factory — Dec. 5

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DoorDash is partnering with The Cheesecake Factory to give away 40,000 free slices of cheesecake on Dec. 5.

To get your slice of cheesecake goodness, you will need to use the DoorDash app on your phone or computer and add a slice to your cart while using the promo code FREESLICE.

According to DoorDash:

No delivery fees, service fees or subtotal minimum required…this means you don’t have to order anything and can still get your slice of cheesecake for free.

Free hot fudge cake at Shoney’s — Dec. 6

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Stop by Shoney’s on Dec. 6 and you can grab a free piece of hot fudge cake. In addition, you can enter a drawing to win a $100 Shoney’s gift card. Find out how to enter.

BOGO lunch at Carrabba’s — through Dec. 7

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To get customers in the holiday spirit, Carrabba’s Italian Grill is offering buy one, get one free entrées off their lunch specials menu through Friday at participating locations. Sounds like it’s time for a lunch date!

Free bagels at Panera — every day for the rest of the year

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If you’ve been considering signing up for Panera’s MyPanera Rewards, there is no better time than the present.

Sign up for the program right now, and you will receive a free bagel every day from now through Dec. 31. Just note that the deal is not available with online or kiosk orders.

Free Santa personalized video — through Dec. 25

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Can’t get enough of the jolly man in the red suit? Well, Portable North Pole (PNP) — which describes itself as “an online platform used by Santa and his elves to send personalized video messages and calls to the people” — is offering free personalized videos.

Free gym passes — ongoing

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Want to get in shape for the new year? Here’s your chance. Both Gold’s Gym and 24 Hour Fitness are offering free trial passes at locations across the country.

What a great way to kickstart your 2019 fitness goals without spending a dime!

Free fitness watch — ongoing

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Speaking of fitness, Cigna is giving away free fitness watches valued at $15. The “two-in-one fitness watch” will keep track of your steps and help you keep time. There is no obligation to enroll in a Cigna health plan to receive this gift.

Free holiday shipping — throughout December

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Free Shipping Day is Dec. 14, and you can check out the official website for a list of participating retailers.

Don’t want to wait until the middle of the month to shop? Amazon, Best Buy and Target have all raised the bar by offering free shipping during the holidays. Time to grab your shopping list!

Free music trial at Pandora — ongoing

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Pandora is offering free 30- and 60-day trials of its Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium subscription music services. Try it now, and you can enjoy all your favorite holiday tunes.

Do you know of more great freebies? Share them in comments below or on our Facebook page.

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