How would you like bonus money? Below are some ways to get free money for signing up plus discounts and other options further down. Money ranges from $2.50 to $100! make sure you follow us on Facebook, Instagram and join our group as we share more free offers, discounts plus run giveaways!
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Cold Hard Cash
The options in this section pay straight up cash, not a discount or percentage off. Actual money sent to you!
$75 from ING
Open an ING Everyday account and you can get a sweet $75 bonus! Use the code CNW116 when you sign up. All you need to do is:
1.) Head to ING Everyday and enter the code CNW116 in the promo box when opening your account.
2.) Deposit $1,000+ (e.g. your pay) into the account within 1 calendar month before 31st May.
3.) Open and make a deposit into a Savings Maximiser account.
4.) Use the debit card connected to your everyday to make 5+ purchases.
Swagbucks is free to join and works on a points system with 500 points usually equal to $5 (although there is a sale section when redeeming points so it can be worth more). Get 300 points when you join and earn points, then 200 bonus points when you redeem them.
You can earn points by shopping online, doing surveys in Swagbucks, participating in things and using Swagbucks to search instead of Google.
Get a $2.50 joining bonus simply by signing up and setting up your investing.
Food And Groceries
$50 off with HelloFresh plus $15USD cash back!
Get $50 off your first box here at HelloFresh. You have to sign up for a plan which you can cancel later. You might also be eligible for 1000 points with Swagbucks or $15USD back from Cash Rewards with HelloFresh.
Get $35 off your first Marley Spoon order plus $6.00 cash back with Cash Rewards.
$20 with Woolworths through Cash Rewards
You can use Cash Rewards to get cash back at loads of online stores. Woolworths is one where you can get up to $20 on your first order if you activate Cash Rewards before you order.
If you are focusing on your health, get $25 off your first order with Thrive. Portioned meals, meal plans and a great way to get healthy!
Use the code eats-kyliet591ue when you download the app and make an order to get $10 off.
Another food delivery option with a discount.
Get $5 off your first order with Deliveroo.
Oz Food Hunter
Lastly, for another discount on food delivery, download the app and get $5 + 10% off with Oz Food Hunter
Sign up for free to The Black Box if you live in Vic, NSW or Canberra to get boxes of products sent to you to try. I have had 3 so far.
Book a place for your next trip through Airbnb and save $50! Or if you want to make money, sign up to be an Airbnb host here.
Get $20 off Ola
Use the code AGNZEEU. It’s a is relatively new to Australia and not servicing everywhere. However, they have regular discounts and incentives happening here in Melbourne.
Get a free ride with Uber using the code kyliet591ue
Download the app, use the code and get a free ride. The amount varies depending on the location and duration of the ride. Generally $10 to $25.
Currently, Taxify is my favourite service. Use the code QQMPG to get $5 off.
Get $15 off to try Car Next Door, a service where you can hire cars from locals or if you want to make money, you can rent your own car out.
You can either rent your own car out and make some money or rent someone else’s car. You also get free airport parking if you choose to rent your car out!
The Qantas Frequent Flyer program helps you accrue points to spend on flights and travel, as does the Velocity Club from Virgin. Both programs have a variety of ways to earn points from shopping, petrol, flights, hotels and more. Sign up to Qantas here and Velocity here.
Cafes, takeaway and similar
Below is a list of places that provide a sign-up discount, many also have other offers.
Sumo Salad – $5 off your next salad when you join plus a free birthday salad, other exclusive discounts plus you accrue money with each purchase you can use for free meals.
Oporto – Get a $5 voucher when you register, a free birthday meal plus collect points for more offers.
Cold Rock – Buy one get one free voucher when you sign up, other deals throughout the year and free ice cream voucher plus $10 cake voucher for your birthday.
Red Rooster – $5 voucher when you register, free meal on your birthday and other rewards.
Starbucks – Welcome offers, freebies and a free birthday drink.
Outback Jacks – $35 voucher for your birthday.
The Cheesecake Shop – $5 voucher when you sign up and another for your birthday.
Home Products And Services
Get $20 off when you join Belong using the code IAFYEXXBP plus get up to $70 through Cash Rewards!
Available to all new members of Howards Storage World.
$10 at Kikki K plus other bonuses such as a birthday voucher.
Sign up to The Body Shop Newsletter and get $10 off your first online purchase over $50.
I tried EyeBuyDirect for the first time this year. Not quite as cheap as Zenni but a different range worth checking out.
I have been using Zenni for my glasses for years. You can get prescription glasses for under $10 and I always get compliments on mine. Make sure you sign up to their email to get another discount.
If you need business or marketing materials, get 20% off with Moo.
It costs $12 for a free movie ticket instantly, discounts each week, earn free movies and more.
Get 20% off when you sign up plus a voucher on your birthday.
15% off your first order
Free learning capsule about India.
$10 off your first rental.
We have a full list of over 50 birthday freebies and discounts for Australians here.
Sometimes Groupon has bonus sign up offers. Check out the incredible deals they have in general to save too.
Credit Card sign-up bonuses
If you are eligible and smart with your money you can get points and other bonuses when you get credit cards. Be aware it will impact your credit score and rating so do not do this if you plan on going for a home loan anytime soon. Get professional financial advice first.
Our tips to find money
I wrote this post with how to find lost money, get unclaimed money and a few other options. One reader found $20,000 in lost super, another found $2,000 for their brother in unclaimed money.
Sign up for cash back programs
The two most useful ones for me have been Cash Rewards and PricePal. You join for free, download the apps and add the extension to your browser. Whenever you shop online they’ll let you know if there is a cash back option or discount you can apply. It saves small amounts here and there which add up!
Coupons and discounts
How do you get freebies or discounts?