Ah, summer. Often, it’s an easy time to quickly empty your wallet However, there are actually lots of opportunities for freebies for high school students during the summer! That is, free perks you can get simply from signing up or completely an easy task. Since school is out and most students have more time on their hands, the summer is a great time to take advantage of these awesome, fun deals!
Listen to your local radio
Most local radio stations offer tons of opportunities to win free concert tickets, gift bags, or even cash by calling in at certain times of the day. Listen in or check online to see what times your station has giveaways.
Join MyPanera for a free pastry
By signing up for a Panera rewards account online, you’ll receive a coupon redeemable for a pastry of your choice. Yum!
Get a free donut for every A at Krispy Kreme
This is one of my favorite little-known treats! Just print off your report card, head to your local Krispy Kreme, and they’ll give you a free donut for every A you have received. For my family, it’s become a tradition and is a great way to reward yourself for working hard in school!
Tell Gillete about yourself and get a free razor
This one’s for all the guys out there! As a part of their new marketing campaign, Gillete wants people to go online and tell them why other razor brands didn’t work for them. And in return you get a free brand new Gillete razor!
Join Qdoba Rewards and receive a free order of chips+salsa or a regular drink
Who doesn’t love chips and salsa? Sign up for Qdoba’s reward program online and get a free order.
Sign up and get a free travel mug from au bon pain
You may not want hot coffee during the summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still use au bon pain’s free travel mug you’ll recieve when you sign up with your email!
Download Marble Slab’s App to get free ice cream
Nothing’s better than some cool ice cream on a hot summer day. With Marble Slab’s “Slab Happy” app, you’ll get some for free!
Join Ace Rewards and get a $5 coupon
Summer is the perfect time to garden or do some of those Pinterest-worthy home projects. Sign up for Ace Rewards and you’ll get $5 to purchase supplies!
Free small pasta when you sign up for Buca di Beppo’s eClub
Satisfy your spaghetti craving by joining Buca di Beppo’s eClub. Upon sign-up you’ll grab a free pasta!
This is another deal my family has been using every summer since I was a little kid! At Regal Cinemas, you can see movies during the summer Tuesdays and Wednesdays for $1. At AMC, showtimes are every Wednesday for $4 (which includes popcorn, fruit snacks, and a drink). The movies are G or PG, so they’re normally super lighthearted! Although the movies aren’t free, they’re pretty darn close!
Overall, there are lots of ways to get free things over the summer, and this list is just the tip of the iceberg! And, if there’s a specific place you love to go to, check if they have a rewards program or special-deal days. You never know, a fun freebie could be right under your nose!