Landing on the day before Christmas, this week's Friday Freebies could be a mere distraction to what awaits you under the tree tomorrow. But what better way to pass the time that with getting free stuff? Enjoy free movies, coffee, Chick-fil-A food, an eyeglasses exam, pet food, a subscription to Maxim Magazine, and the over the counter heartburn medicine Prilosec. Happy holidays!
Are you on Twitter? If not, here is a great reason to join. Get $5 in free video-on-demand credits on Amazon when you connect your Amazon.com and Twitter account. You also have to be following @amazonvideo and tweet about the freebie credit. But Amazon makes it easy on you. When you follow @amazonvideo you will automatically tweet this message: "I just got a $5 credit for instant movies and TV shows @amazonvideo. Click http://amzn.to/hh8gTP to get yours. #get5" Ends Jan 1, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Seems easy enough! Watch a movie or TV show of your choice with your free $5 video-on-demand credit. Caveats: one per customer. The credit will not show up in the bill, but you can confirm the credit was applied by checking your order confirmation email.Stop by Peet's Coffee and Tea tomorrow, Dec. 24, 2010, for a cup of free coffee. The freebie is Peet's way of saying thank you for supporting local non-profits through donations, which Peet's matches up to $1,000 per store. You can also get a free beverage when you spend $10 or more in holiday gifts now through Dec. 24 after 2 p.m. each day. Locations at BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), airports and in grocery stores are excluded.
Get free food from Chick-fil-A, specifically a spicy chicken biscuit, when you click on the above link Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. Follow the directions on the site to make a reservation for the freebie. Then, from Jan. 3 through Jan. 8, 2011, participating Chick-fil-A eateries will give away free spicy chicken biscuits to folks who made a reservation. There are a limited number of free sandwiches. This freebie is a stunt to draw attention to this new item on Chick-fil-A's menu, which will be on sale starting Jan. 10, 2010. Chick-fil-A has locations in 39 states, plus Washington, D.C..
Are you on Twitter? If not, here is a great reason to join. Get $5 in free video-on-demand credits on Amazon when you connect your Amazon.com and Twitter accounts. You also have to be following @amazonvideo and tweet about the freebie credit. But Amazon makes it easy for you. When you follow @amazonvideo you will automatically tweet this message: "I just got a $5 credit for instant movies and TV shows @amazonvideo. Click http://amzn.to/hh8gTP to get yours. #get5"
Ends Jan 1, 2011, at 11:59 p.m. PST. Seems easy enough. Watch a movie or TV show of your choice with your free $5 video-on-demand credit. Caveats: One per customer. The credit will not show up in the bill, but you can confirm the credit was applied by checking your order confirmation email.
Get a free sample of Purina ONE SmartBlend dog or cat food through Target for a limited time. Get the freebie by answering three questions about your pet food buying habits, then share your name, address and email. You can opt into Target's email list if you choose. Caveats: If you have already gotten a Purina freebie through Target, you may not be eligible for this one. One per household. You must be 13 or older to be eligible to receive the sample. Expect the free sample to arrive in a few weeks.
Get a free subscription to Maxim Magazine through Mercury Magazines when you sign up with your name, email and the size of your company. If this seems a bit odd, it's because Mercury works by offering prime magazines for free, then offers you up to three magazines related to your industry to entice you to try new publications. Your work profile determines which industry magazines you will be offered. Depending on your industry, you'll be asked to share your job function, title and more. Caveats: A limited number of free subscriptions to Maxim are available.
Get a free sample of Prilosec over-the-counter heartburn medicine through the grocery chain Kroger. You must qualify to receive the free sample by answering three questions about your heartburn, including how often you suffer from heartburn, how often you take medicine for heartburn and the month and year of your birth. If you qualify, share your name, address, email, and gender. You can sign up for a Prilosec email newsletter and an email list from P&G if you choose. By requesting the free sample, you agree to receive occasional emails asking about your experience with the free sample. Caveats: The free sample takes 6-8 weeks to arrive. Available to U.S. residents only. One sample per household.
Friday Freebies: Movies, Peet's Coffee, And Chick-fil-A