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How to get Birthday Freebies in Australia

How to get Birthday Freebies in Australia

What can you get for Free on Your Birthday?

Make your birthday fun and free with all these Australian birthday freebies. Tested September 2023.

Be aware, most of them require you to be a member or to have joined well before your birthday, so sign up now.

You will typically need to be signed up to their email list or have the app on your phone to be eligible.

Read the fineprint as some require you to make purchases throughout the year to be eligible, some are only valid for your actual birthday and others are for longer.

Check your local area too, as many places have freebies or discounts for birthdays.

My daughter got a bunch of bonus freebies including a little crystal from a shop she loves.

Many of the offers below also have signup bonuses so sign up now and get rewarded.

Note: If you like freebies and discounts, check out how to get a $125 cash bonus from ING, $14 from Up Bank or have a look at the full list of freebies, offers and discounts for every state.

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Get a $125 Bonus from ING

Until 30 September 2024, ING is offering $125 cash to new account holders. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open an everyday account and put the promo code Cnw116 in the promo box (you must use the code to get the $125 bonus) and complete all the steps below in the first month.
  2. Deposit $1,000 into the account such as your income or Centrelink payments within the month
  3. Make 5 settled transactions
  4. Open a Savings Maximiser (current interest rate is 5.5%)
  5. Make a deposit of ANY amount into the Savings Maximiser

Then you get your $125 the following month.
Note: The $1,000 deposit doesn’t need to be $1,000 at once, it can be smaller amounts as long as it is $1,000 total within the month.

Food Freebies

Baskin Robbins – Free Ice Cream

Get a free scoop of ice cream with Baskin Robbins plus a discount for a birthday cake with them.

Their reward program gives you numerous offers throughout the year too.

Boost – Get a Free Drink

The reward program with Boost means free drinks, special offers and regular discounts.

On your birthday you get a free drink and it’s easy to get it through the app.

Cold Rock – Free Ice Cream

Get a free birthday bonus with Cold Rock plus other exclusive offers throughout the year.

The sign up bonus for September was a free mix in with any ice cream purchase.

Muffin Break – Free Muffin

Snag discounts and special offers including every 5th coffee for free with Muffin Break.

Plus a free muffin for your birthday.

Jamaica Blue – Free Slice of Cake

Want free cake? You can get a free slice at Jamaica Blue for your birthday.

Spend $30 any time and you get a free coffee too.

Mrs Fields – Free Birthday Cookie

Who doesn’t love cookies? Grab a free one on your birthday with Mrs Fields.

You also get a free coffee when you join.

Bondi Pizza – Free Pizza

Snag a free pizza with Bondi Pizza during your birthday month.

This means you can have it any time that month.

Made In Italy – Free Pizza

If you love free pizza, you can get one with Made In Italy for your birthday.

Plus when you sign up, get $5 off your first purchase.

San Churro – Free Birthday Churro

Get freebies when you join (September was a free churros for one with an order of at least $5), discounts throughout the year plus a free birthday churro at San Churro.

Panchos – Free Meal and Cake

You must present the birthday letter you get sent to claim the reward from Panchos.

They have some great offers plus a free meal and cake on your birthday.

Taco Bill – Free Meal AND Cake

Get a free meal and cake on your birthday with Taco Bill.

TGIFriday’s – $15 Voucher

Enjoy whatever you want from TGIFriday’s with your $15 birthday voucher.

Steak Holders – Free Steak

Receive a complimentary CAAB Rib-Eye Steak on your birthday with Steak Holders.

Lone Star Rib House – $25 Birthday Voucher

Delicious ribs, steaks and other food for $25 off on your birthday at Lone Star Rib House.

Sun Wah – Eat For Free

Get your free birthday meal at Sun Wah here.

Spud Shed – Free Potato

Secret Society of Spud Members are entitled to a free Birthday spud or salad off the menu.

Or a create your own spud or salad to the value of $13.40 (any extra or additional toppings will be charged accordingly).

Bonus, they let you do it on the day of their birthday or 2 days either side of their actual birth date.

Kripsy Kreme – Birthday Gift

Offering great perks and discounts throughout the year plus a brithday bonus, Krispy Kreme is worth signing up for.

Gloria Jeans – Free Drink

A free drink when you join, other discounts and a free drink on your birthday.

Gloria Jeans has some great offers for you.

Gelatissimo – Free Ice Cream

It costs $5 to join but if you loive their ice cream you will quickly earn money back with their program.

Gelatissimo offers a free scoop on your birthday (1 flavour cup/ cone).

This offer is valid on your birthday and for the 4 weeks following your birthday.

Vapianos – Free Pizza

Join Vapianos VIP program to get free pizza along with other discounts.

Crust Pizza – Free Pizza

Yet another free pizza for your birthday thanks to Crust plus accrue loyalty points throughout the year for other bonuses.

Donut King – Free Drink

If you are a member of Donut King, you get one free small or regular size DK-crafted Hot Drink or DK-crafted Cold Drink each year on your birthday.

It’s valid for 31 days from your birthday too.

Shingle Inn – Free Drink

With locations throughout Australia, the Shingle Inn Inner Circle is available to many.

Get a free drink for your birthday along with other perks throughout the year.

Wok It Up – Free Noddle Box

Delicoious noodles for free on your birthday is a good deal!

Sign uo to Wok It Up to get yours plus other discounts.

New Shanghai – Free Dumplings

New Shanghai offers a range of discounts and offers throughout the year plus free dumplings on your birthday.

Salsas – Free Burrito or Bowl

Mexican is amazing anyway but even better when it’s free.

Salsa’s VIP program, Mex Club, gives you a FREE Birthday Burrito or Bowl plus other bonuses throughout the year.

Mad Mex – Free Burrito

You can never have too much of a good thing, right?

Mad Mex offers a free birthday burrito as well.

Nandos – Free Meal ($15 voucher)

Get a whole meal from Nandos, valid for 30 days, not just your actual birthday.

It will be sent to you at the start of the birthday month and you need to have visited Nandos within 6 months of your birthday to be eligible.

Their perks program has a lot of other discounts and offers including free chips as soon as you sign up.

Lord of the Fries – Free Fries

Not only are the delicious but for your birthday, Lord of the Fries gives you a freebie!

Wok In A Box – $10 Voucher

Along with other offers throughout the year, you can get $10 off Wok In A Box for your birthday.

7/11 – Free Offer

It can vary each year but generally a free drink or similar.

Plus there are loads of other offers and you can lock in the low price of fuel when you see it so the 7/11 App is worth having.

Brumby’s – Free Birthday Offer

Get discounts plus a free birthday bonus valid for a month with Brumby’s.

Oporto – Discount Varies

You can see in the screenshot below that Oporto offers vary depending on how much you spend with them throughout the year.

Australian Birthday Freebies

The Cheesecake Shop – $5 off

With $5 off when you join and $5 off on your birthday, you can enjoy delicious cheesecake twice at The Cheesecake Shop.

Macca’s – A Birthday Freebie

Be sure to register your birthday in the Macca’s App to get your freebie.

Chatime – Free Drink

Add a mix in if you want for free as well plus get other exclusive discounts with Chatime.

Chai Thai – $10 voucher

Love Thai? Get $10 off with Chai Thai when you spend $30 on your birthday only.

Capers Club – Free Pizza

Get free pizza when you sign up to Capers Club and get another for your birthday.

Ferguson Plaree – Free Donut (Victoria Only)

Ferguson Plaree offers a free donut on your birthday plus a few other sweet rewards. Including:

A free hot drink for signing up
Points with every purchase and $5 off when you reach 5,000 points.
6th drink free, so buy 5 and get your 6th one free.
Other exlusive offers.

The Yiros Shop – Free Feta Chips (Queensland Only)

Delicious feta chips for free on your birthday with The Yiros Shop program.

Plus other offers and discounts from the moment you join.

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Clothing Freebies and Discounts

With the clothing and similar discounts below you can also get cash back on a lot of them.

Sign up for Cash Rewards and Shopback first. They will pop up on the sites you can get extra discounts or cashback with so you save even more.

Bonds – $10 Birthday Voucher

Bonds have a tiered system for rewards depending on how much you spend with them but the $10 voucher is the same for all tiers.

Review Clothing – $20 Voucher

You have to spend $100 to use your $20 voucher but if you shop with Review regularly it can be worth it.

JeansWest – $10 to $20 voucher

JeansWest offers $10 to $20 on your burthday depending on how much you spend with them.

Seafolly – $20+

Join Seafolly’s Beach Club Rewards program to get a voucher from $20 or more epending on how much you spend throughout the year with them.

CottonOn, Typo, Supre etc – Birthday Voucher

These brands all come under CottonOn Perks where you accrue points for discounts and get a birthday voucher.

Country Road – $10 to $100 off

Another program that will give you bigger rewards if you are regular customer, Country Road offers up to $100 off!

Best&Less – 15% off

Enjopy 15% off along with competutions and loads of offers with the Best&Less Friends program.

Glue Store – $10 Voucher

Get $10 off Glue Store plus other bonuses including a sign up offer.

Witchery – $10 Voucher

Get a $10 birthday voucher valid for a month with Witchery.

City Chic – $20 Voucher

If you love City Chic, you can enjoy a $20 birthday voucher and other bonuses during the year.

Kathmandu – $20 Voucher

Kathmandu – $20 birthday voucher and other bonuses during the year.

BrasNThings – $20 Voucher

You’ll need to spend $60 to get your $20 off but you’ll probably do that with one set at BrasNThings anyway unless you shop the outlet/sale section.

David Jones – Birthday Gift

Join the David Jones members program for exclusive offers and a birthday gift.

MyerOne – $10 to $30 Voucher

Depending on how much you spend during the year with Myer, you’ll get $10 to $30 sent to you in a voucher for your birthday.

Novo Shoes – $20 Voucher

Great shoes and a $20 birthday voucher makes Novo Shoes a fun one to sign up for.

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    Beauty Freebies and Discounts

    Most salons offer a birthday freebie so check with your local ones, especially the chain stores in your large shopping centres.

    Large beauty brands offer birthday discounts too but for most of them you need to spend a certain amoutn throughout the year.

    The birthday gifts they offer can be worth over $100 though so if you do use a specific brand of skincare or makeup, be sure to join the loyalty program.

    With them, you need to be signed and have your birthday registered to be eligible.

    Priceline – $5 Voucher

    With regular discounts and offers throughout the year, the $5 voucher for your birthday with Priceline is another little way to get something you want.
    Priceline – $5 voucher

    Mecca – Birthday Gift

    Mecca – have a beauty loop club with a birthday gift if you spend over $300 in a year.

    Other Birthday Freebies and Discounts

    Captain Cook Cruises – Free Cruise

    You read that right! Get a free crusie for your birthday with Captain Cook Cruises.

    Ikea – $10 Voucher

    Ikea offers a range of discounts, member only prices and special offers with their program plus $10 off on your birthday.

    Lincraft – $10 Birthday Voucher

    It’s not just for fabrics, there is home decor, crafts and some other random items such as games that you could use your $10 voucher for with Lincraft.

    Area Specific

    Melbourne – Here is a list of restaurants in Melbourne offering free drinks and meals
    Sydney – 69 freebies for your birthday plus visit Taronga Zoo has great offers.
    Queensland – Lots of national and Queensland specific options here

    Do you have any birthday freebies or discounts to add to the list?

    Also, you might like these discounts:

    Get your first box free with HelloFresh.

    Get up to $180 off EveryPlate, split across your first 5 boxes with the code THRIFTYEPLATE. This offer is for new and returning customers.

    Get up to $144 off Dinnerly (49% off your first order, then 30% off the next two.) Marley Spoon offers up to $190 off 4 orders! That’s 53% off your first order, and 20% off your next three.

    How to get a $125 bonus from ING

    Get a $125 Bonus from ING

    Until 30 September 2024, ING is offering $125 cash to new account holders. Here’s what you need to do:

    1. Open an everyday account and put the promo code CNW116 in the promo box (you must use the code to get the $125 bonus) and complete all the steps below in the first month.
    2. Deposit $1,000 into the account such as your income or Centrelink payments within the month
    3. Make 5 settled transactions
    4. Open a Savings Maximiser (current interest rate is 5.5%)
    5. Make a deposit of ANY amount into the Savings Maximiser

    Then you get your $125 the following month. Note: The $1,000 deposit doesn’t need to be $1,000 at once, it can be smaller amounts as long as it is $1,000 total within the month.

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    Silvy

    Saturday 2nd of July 2022

    Crust Pizza gives a free pizza if you have an account but must be ordered online.

    The Thrifty Issue

    Sunday 3rd of July 2022

    Oh thank you for letting us know! Crust Pizza is delicious.

    Chloe

    Monday 20th of January 2020

    For subway you basically get a free meal it’s a sub, drink and cookie (my sister works at subway)

    Carol

    Tuesday 3rd of December 2019

    How do you get on when your birthday is on Xmas Day?

    The Thrifty Issue

    Tuesday 3rd of December 2019

    Most of the birthday freebies are valid for a week to a month so it doesn't have to be on your actual birthday.

    Scott Skelton

    Saturday 26th of January 2019

    Red rooster have membership levels if you are a basic member they only give you a 15% discount. No longer a free lunch.

    hannah

    Thursday 17th of January 2019

    red rooster no longer give free meal, its a 10% discount

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