What can you get for free on your birthday?
We’ve compiled a list of 87 things below!
Many shops, restaurants and businesses will offer freebies or special deals on your birthday to help you celebrate. These include free food, drinks and discount vouchers.
Just note, many of these offers require you to sign up beforehand, so make sure you do that at least 4 weeks before your birthday, so you don’t miss out!
Food and Drink
1. 7-Eleven: Get a free Krispy Kreme doughnut. Redeem via the app.
2. Ali Baba: Receive a free kebab.
3. Bakers Delight: Receive one free scone of your choice.
4. Baskin Robbins: Get one free scoop of ice-cream and a discount on a birthday cake.
5. Bondi Pizza (NSW only): Get a free pizza.
6. Boost Juice: Get a free juice or smoothie of any size.
7. BWS: Get $5 off on your birthday when you spend $40 or more, and a $10 bonus when you first sign up.
8. Chat Thai: Get a $10 voucher to spend on your bill.
9. Chatime: Get a free tea of any size, including one mix-in.
10. Cheesecake Shop: Receive a $5 birthday voucher, and $5 when you first sign up.
11. Cold Rock: Receive a free birthday gift. In the past, this has been a free ice cream voucher plus a $10 cake voucher.
12. Crust Pizza: Get a free pizza.
13. Donut King: Receive one free hot or cold drink.
14. Gelatissimo: Get a free scoop of ice-cream.
15. Gelato Messina: Receive a free scoop of messina on your birthday (must have spent at least $10 in the past on your app.)
16. Gloria Jean’s: Free birthday coffee or other Gloria Jean’s drink.
17. Grill’d: Free snack chips, sweet potato chips (for one) or zucchini chips (for one) with the purchase of any Burger, Salad, or Super Sliders.
18. Hudsons Coffee: Get a free small coffee on your birthday, and a bonus one when you sign up.
19. Huxtaburger: Free ice-cream burger. Just present your ID with date of birth at a restaurant on the day of your birthday for your freebie.
20. Jamaica Blue: Free slice of cake.
21. Jesters: Free pie on your birthday.
22. Krispy Kreme: Free 4 pack of Original Glazed Doughnuts in-store. When you sign up you also get 1 free Original Glazed Doughnut or 15% off your first order.
23. Made in Italy (NSW only): Get a free pizza for your birthday.
24. Mad Mex: Get a free burrito.
25. McDonald’s: Get a “special surprise” for your birthday. In the past, this has been a free cheeseburger, large fries or small sundae.
26. Mos Burger (QLD only): Free birthday treat. In the past this has been 20% off your meal.
27. Mrs. Fields: Free coffee when you first sign up, and free cookie on your birthday.
28. Muffin Break: Receive one free muffin.
29. Nandos: Free $15 voucher (if you made a purchase and scanned your membership in the last 6 months). Plus free chips on signup.
30. New Shanghai: Get free dumplings for your birthday.
31. Noodle Box: A $10 birthday voucher awaits, plus a bonus $5 off your first order when you become a member.
32. Oporto: Get a special birthday treat, ranging from 10% off to $20 off, depending on your membership level. Plus you score a $5 welcome voucher when you first sign up.
33. Outback Jacks Bar & Grill (WA only): Receive a free main course meal, when two or more main course meals are ordered. If you book a table for four or more people, you get another special birthday surprise.
34. Pancakes On The Rocks: Receive 20% off your bill (up to $25) for your birthday.
35. Panchos: Score a free meal, with the purchase of another main meal of equal or greater value (up to a maximum of $25).
36. Red Rooster: Get discounts or money off your meal, depending on your membership tier.
37. Ribs & Burgers: Receive either $5 cashback, a thick shake or a free burger, depending on your membership level.
38. Salsas: Free burrito or bowl, if you made a purchase in the last 3 months and scanned your Mex Club membership.
39. San Churro: Free birthday churros and $20 churros fiesta, plus you’ll also score free churros for one (min $5 spend) when you first sign up.
40. Soulburger (NSW only): Receive 5% off every order as a member, and 50% off for your birthday.
41. Southside Bistro (QLD only): Receive free dessert when you sign up to their mailing list.
42. Starbucks: One free beverage.
43. Taco Bell: Free meal, if you made one purchase prior to your birthday.
44. TGI Fridays: Get a free $15 birthday reward.
45. The Meat & Wine Co: Free birthday surprise. Previously this has been a $20 voucher.
46. The Pancake Parlour (VIC only): Score free pancakes.
47. Top Juice: Get 20% off when you first sign up, and a special birthday surprise. In the past this has been a free medium drink, when you purchase a salad.
48. Vapiano: Get a special birthday treat. Previously this has been a free pizza, pasta or salad.
49. Yiros Shop: Get free Feta chips, and 50% off when you sign up.
Fashion, Beauty and Home
50. ASOS: Add your date of birth to your ASOS account and get 10% off for your birthday.
51. Best & Less: Get 15% off full-priced items.
52. Bonds: Get a $10 birthday voucher.
53. Cotton On: Get a birthday voucher. In the past this has been a $5 voucher, with a $20 minimum spend.
54. David Jones: Enjoy a $10 welcome reward and an annual $10 birthday reward.
55. Dusk: Get a $20 birthday voucher (minimum spend $40), and a $15 welcome voucher.
56. Glue Store: Get a $10 birthday voucher.
57. H&M: Receive 10% off your first purchase, and 25% off one item for your birthday.
58. IKEA: Receive a $10 birthday voucher.
59. Jeanswest: Score a $10 welcome voucher, and a $10 - $20 birthday voucher, depending on your membership tier.
60. JB Hi-Fi: Get a $10 welcome voucher, and a birthday treat. In the past this has been another $10 discount voucher.
61. Just Cuts: Enjoy a complimentary shampoo with relaxing scalp massage for your birthday.
62. Lincraft: Receive a $10 birthday voucher.
63. L’Occitane: Receive a free gift, with any purchase. Previously the gift has been a $39 candle.
64. Kathmandu: Receive a “birthday surprise”; in the past this has been a $20 voucher.
65. kikki.K: Receive a welcome voucher and a surprise birthday gift. In the past, both of these have been $10 discount vouchers.
66. MECCA: Receive a birthday gift depending on your membership level.
67. Michael Hill: Grab a $20 sign up voucher, and a birthday voucher. In the past, this has been worth $50.
68. MYER: Depending on your membership level, receive $10 - $30 off.
69. Pandora: Get a 15% off during your birthday month.
70. Priceline: Get birthday benefits depending on your membership tier. From discount vouchers to free birthday gifts.
71. Review: Receive a $20 welcome voucher, and a $20 birthday voucher.
72. Rivers: Add your date of birth in your members account to receive a $10 voucher for your birthday.
73. Seafolly: Receive a $20 welcome voucher, and birthday reward. In the past, this has been another $20 voucher.
74. Sephora: Receive a birthday gift, depending on your membership tier.
75. Spotlight: Receive a $10 welcome voucher and $10 birthday voucher.
76. The Iconic: Receive a 20% off voucher on your birthday, and a $20 sign-up bonus.
77. Veronica Maine: Receive a $30 birthday reward.
78. Witchery: Receive a 10% off welcome voucher, and depending on your membership tier, receive $10 to $100 off for your birthday.
79. Australia Zoo (QLD only): Kids under 14 are entitled to free admission on their birthday.
80. Captain Cook Cruises (NSW only): Score a free Premium Harbour Experience cruise or 20% off dining for you and up to 19 friends.
81. EB Games: Receive discount vouchers depending on your membership level. Level 1 & 2 will receive a “$10 Off When You Spend $50” voucher, Level 3 & 4 members will receive a $10 Voucher, and Level 5 members will receive a $20 Voucher.
82. Grand Wash Auto (VIC only): Get a free car wash.
83. HOYTS Cinemas: Get a small popcorn or post mix drink.
84. Palace Cinemas: Join their paid, Premium Tier membership (starts from $13.50) to receive one free movie ticket upon signup, and another free movie ticket on your birthday.
85. Taronga Zoo (Sydney and Dubbo): Visit the zoo for only $1 on your birthday.
86. Timezone: Gold members get a $10 bonus, while Platinum members will score $15.
87. Village Cinemas: Get a special birthday reward. In the past this has been free popcorn.
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
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