The summer is heating up, and so are the July freebies. From complimentary food and beverages to cold, hard cash, there’s no shortage of exciting offers this month.
Following are sizzling freebies you can enjoy this July.
Free admission to museums — July 7-8
Looking for a little post-July 4 free family fun? If you hold a Bank of America debit card or credit card, you can get into museums across the country for free July 7-8. It’s all part of the company’s Museums on Us program. For more details, check out “How to Visit 175 Museums for Free Throughout 2018.”
Free entree at Chick-fil-A — July 10
Want to “eat mor chikn” for less? Every year on Cow Appreciation Day, Chick-fil-A fans across the country don homemade and store-bought cow costumes in exchange for free food. If you’re willing to dress “udderly crazy” on this highly anticipated holiday that honors bovines, you can enjoy a free entree from the popular chicken chain. Learn more and find a restaurant near you.
Looking for more ways to trim your restaurant costs? Check out “13 Retailers and Restaurants That Give You Rewards on Every Purchase.”
Free shredding at Staples — through July 14
Don’t put your identity at risk by throwing away important documents containing personal and financial information. Instead, redeem this coupon for free shredding services — up to 1 pound — at Staples.
Free YouTube music and videos — ongoing
Stream free music and videos for 30 days — essentially, the rest of the summer — with a no-cost trial of YouTube Premium. That’s a $30 value. Premium access is commercial-free and also gives you the opportunity to check out YouTube original programming.
Free ice cream at Baskin-Robbins — July 15
Each year, the country celebrates National Ice Cream Day, which in 2018 falls on July 15. Baskin-Robbins says that on that day, you can download the company’s mobile app and receive offers, including a buy one, get one cone deal.
Baskin-Robbins is likely the first of many ice cream sellers to announce deals tied to National Ice Cream Day. Stay tuned to Money Talks News for news of more such deals as they become available.
For more tips on cutting ice cream costs, check out “4 Delicious Ways to Save on Ice Cream.”
Free $10 deposit at TD Bank — through Aug. 31
Now through August, your child or grandchild can receive a free $10 deposit in a new or existing TD Simple Savings account at TD Bank. To pocket these profits, kids in kindergarten through fifth grade must complete and turn in to their local TD Bank branch a form listing 10 books that they have read over the summer.
Free chips and salsa at Chili’s — ongoing
Join the My Chili’s Rewards program, and you’ll get a choice of free chips and salsa or a nonalcoholic beverage on every visit.
You’ll also get other rewards throughout the year — including a free kids meal and appetizers — and a free dessert on your birthday.
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