Hunting down the best deals is a great way to save money, but you can't argue that one of the best ways to save money is not to spend any at all! Fortunately, RedFlagDeals.com always maintains a comprehensive listing of freebies and free offers in Canada. We regularly feature things like free product samples, free events, and free services, so check back often.
Right now we've got a lot of great freebies aimed at keeping kids and teens busy over the summer. But there are lots of free offers for adults, too, including free books and magazines, free Purex detergent and free online storage!
We love freebies around the office and, if you want to expand your knowledge in the world of business, Amazon.com has made a wide selection of books available for download absolutely free. There are lots of titles available but you'll want to download them quickly as we're not sure if prices will revert or if they will forever remain free. The titles available for download include:
- HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN THAT ATTRACTS INVESTORS
- Ultimate Leadership: Winning Execution Strategies for Your Situation
- Enterprise Analytics: Optimize Performance, Process, and Decisions Through Big Data (FT Press Operations Management)
- The Truth About Personal Performance (Collection)
- Creating Breakthrough Products: Revealing the Secrets that Drive Global Innovation (2nd Edition)
- Even You Can Learn Statistics: A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics, Enhanced Edition
- The Athlete Within You- A Mental Approach to Sports and Business
- The Business of Wanting More: Why Some Executives Move from Success to Fulfillment and Others Don't
- Insights from Remarkable Businesspeople (Collection)
- Europe's Financial Crisis: A Short Guide to How the Euro Fell Into Crisis and the Consequences for the World
- Million Dollar Ebay Business From Home - A Step By Step Guide: Million Dollar Ebay Business From Home - A Step By Step Guide
- Exceptional Experience: What the World's Most Famous (Former) Madam Can Teach You About Business, Customer Service, Employee Relations & Entrepreneurship (The Entrepreneurial Profiles SeriesTM)
- A Little Bit of Everything For Dummies
The great thing about this deal is that you don't necessarily need a Kindle to enjoy the free reads. Amazon provides free Kindle reading apps for the PC, iPhone, iPod Touch, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Android devices. More information on this readers can be found here.
Those of you with an iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone looking for a new time killer will want to check out this limited time freebie. Right now, you can download the ad-free version of Angry Birds Space absolutely free for a short while. Normally, you're looking to pay a couple bucks for the popular bird-flinging title so now would be a good time to download it for the low, low cost of zero dollars.
Just a heads up, the HD version of the game is only for iPad devices. Regardless, you should be automatically transferred to the correct link depending on what device you access the iOS App Store from.
We're not sure when the freebie will end so you'll want to download now to avoid missing out.
Thanks to mtommy79 for sharing this one with us!
Doors Open Toronto is a yearly event featuring more than 150 significant Toronto buildings, open for free tours -- and it's happening this weekend, on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. It's generally a very popular event and the buildings featured this year include the Art Gallery of York University, Gladstone Hotel, King Edward Hotel, Old City Hall, Steam Whistle Brewery, Archives of Ontario as well as dozens of houses of worship. There are also some new walking tours visiting several points of interest.
If you're interested in taking part in this event, keep in mind that each building has its own hours and some are offering access on one day only. There's a full of buildings with hours here.
Patience does pay off as finally the beloved Amazon App Store for Android has landed in Canada. What does this mean you ask? Simply put, Android users will now be able to download a featured app for free everyday! The service has been live in the States for quite sometime and we're glad it finally made its way up north. Freebies always catch our attention and here's an opportunity to download otherwise paid apps for zero cost.
To get started, you'll need to follow the instructions on the page here.
If you're tired of the basic radio stations around the city, SiriusXM has a pretty good two-week freebie you'll want to check out. Starting now, and running until June 3, you can enjoy two free weeks of SiriusXM satellite radio by simply pressing the AUX, XM or SAT button on your vehicle -- that's all there is to it! There are close to 60 free channels including talk radio, top 40s, classic hits, sports talk and more. If by chance you want to subscribe, Sirius is running some monthly and yearly discounts as well which include:
- $2.49/month for the first 3-months using the coupon code SPRING24
- $79.96/year for your first year using the coupon code SPRING79
To put things into perspective, normally, you're looking to pay around $175 for a year or about $16 per month which means now is the time to take advantage of the promotions if you enjoy the channels listed. The promotion is on until June 3 so we'd definitely take the time to listen to the channels first before making a decision.
Thanks to harold_callahan for sharing this with us!
A & W Area Restaurants
If you have an A&W Restaurant near you, there's a
sweetspicy freebie you might want to take advantage of this Friday. On May 24, you can try out a free sample of their new sweet potato fries with spicy chipotle mayo by simply asking for it. No strings attached, no purchase necessary -- just a good old fashioned freebie.
The promo begins at 11am on Friday so, if you're heading out for lunch that day, don't forget to ask for your free sample.
Thanks to barginfreak for sharing this freebie with us!
Here's a sweet freebie for those of you who need a little extra cloud storage for your photos. Right now, you can get 1TB of space absolutely free by signing up with Flickr which isn't too bad if you have some hard drives at home that are nearing full capacity. Cloud storage is becoming the norm and it's glad to see Flickr step up their game and raise their existing limits to compensate for the spike in digital hard drive space.
A couple of other improvements to the Flickr service include full resolution photos and a more intuitive app for Android and iOS devices which makes it easier to share and send photos.
The freebie is live now and more information can be found here.
If you're interested in trying Woolite's Extra Dark Care detergent you'll want to visit their website to claim your free sample!
To be eligible you'll need to register by filling in your basic info (name, address, age) and a 60ml sample sachet will be mailed to you within 4-6 weeks. Free samples are first come, first serve with 100,000 60 mL sachets available. Limit of one per household.
Grocery shoppers may want to take notice of this freebie courtesy of WebSaver.ca. Right now, you can take advantage of a coupon that'll save you $1.50 on purchases of two or more Maple Leaf Foods, Prime, Dempster's or Ben's products which is pretty sweet as it'll cost you nothing and you get to save on grocery purchases you were going to make anyway.
We're not sure how long the freebie will last so you'll want to head over to the link here, enter your information and patiently for your coupons to appear in your inbox or mailbox.
If you're looking for some new recipes to add to your repertoire, Kraft Canada has a quick little printable recipe book available for download! It's got twenty recipes, including Smokey Black Bean Dip, Homemade Tilapia Tacos and Italian Parmesan Chicken with Tuscan Spinach Salad.
If you're a Rogers customer, you might want to check your inbox for the annual Customer Appreciation Gift Giveaway email. Because it's only by email invitation, your mileage may vary on this one but it's still a freebie to take advantage of which is always worth noting. According to some forum posters, the giveaways this year include:
- $25 off Promocode with The Shopping Channel
- 3 or 6-month Rogers Publishing Magazine Subscription OR Wireless Data Pass of 1.5 GB/month OR US Travel Pack – Unlimited Texting for July
Again, you must have received the email to take part in the giveaway so you'll want to keep an eye out for yours. Don't forget to check your spam folders as well as it's quite possible this email could have been redirected there.
The giveaways end on June 23.
Thanks to everyone who contributed to the forum thread!
Here's a smart new way to save on your regular grocery bill courtesy of the free PC Plus membership program. Right now, you can pick up a free PC Plus membership card at any participating location or download the app straight to your phone to get started. Once you're all set up, you can accumulate points on your grocery purchases which you can then redeem later. There's no reason not to sign up for the program considering it costs you nothing and you'll be able to earn points on groceries you were going to buy anyway. It's a win-win and one to take advantage of to save on your weekly household food bill.
Another plus is that you'll get special personalized offers based on your purchase history which should help you save even more. More information can be found here.
Here's a pretty good freebie pointed out by forum member stephroll. While quantities last, you can pick up a free Be Active Welcome Kit from BOOST. By filling out a simple form you'll receive a pedometer, coupons for BOOST products and more -- which isn't bad considering it'll cost you absolutely nothing and may even give you some extra incentive to go on walks or take start keeping track of the exercises you currently do.
The freebie is live now but quantities are limited and sure to go quickly. To get in on the deal, you'll want to act fast!
Home Depot Canada
Home Depot has a bunch of free workshops at all locations across Canada! There are workshops focusing on DIY skills as well as free activities for kids. Here's a quick look at some of the free upcoming workshops:
- Build an Herb Planter (for kids ages 4-12) - Saturday, May 11
- Install a Toilet - Saturday, May 4
- Painting Touch-Ups and Techniques - Wednesday, May 15
- Quick Bathroom Updates - Saturday, June 22
All of the materials required for the workshop will provided by Home Depot. However, there are a limited number of spots available at each store, so you'll want to go ahead and RSVP soon if you're interested.
Here's a great freebie from Neutrogena! Just head over here and pick five free samples (or generous coupons) from a total of ten possibilities. Here's what is available:
- Healthy Defense Moisturizer with SPF 45 (trial size)
- All-in-One Makeup Removing Cleansing Wipes (trial size)
- Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser (trial size)
- Oil-Free Pink Grapefruit Cleansing Wipes ($5 coupon)
- Beach Defense Sunscreen with SPF 60 (trial size)
- Triple Protect Face Lotion for Men with SPF 20 (trial size)
- Invigorating Face Wash for Men (trial size)
- Neutrogena Naturals Acne Cream Cleanser ($5 coupon)
- Norwegian Formula Fragrance-Free Hand Cream ($5 coupon)
- Rapid Tone Repair Moisturizer with SPF 30 ($15 coupon)
Quantities are most likely limited, so head on over ASAP if you're interested.
If you're looking for some new recipes and light reading, you might want to download this free cookbook PDF from Costco! It's called Entertaining The Costco Way and it's a whopping 270 pages long.
The book is full of recipes for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall with themes like "Ode-to-Spring Feast", "Elegant Christmas Dinner" and "Family Night". The recipes come from Costco members, vendors and celebrity chefs.
Ingredients, Etc Magazine
If you're looking for some dinnertime inspiration, you might want to check out this freebie from Saputo Cheese! Just fill out this short form and you'll get a free subscription to Ingredients, Etc. Magazine. Each issue contains lots of recipes along with tips and exclusive promotions. If you don't eat dairy products, you may find that the magazine doesn't have a lot to offer you. But if you do, you'll probably find some recipes worth trying!
Past issues can also be viewed online.
Henry's Exposure Show
Camera equipment isn't cheap and if you're looking to pick up some new gear this year, the Exposure Show hosted by Henry's might be a good place to start. The Exposure Show usually happens a couple times a year and those looking for free tickets will want to sign up here to receive yours via e-mail. The event doesn't take place until May 31, but it never hurts to have your tickets in advance -- as the website could experience down time between now and then.
It's a freebie to a popular recurring camera expo and we expect it's going to draw a fair number of people. Tickets are normally around $15, so here's your chance to put that $15 towards some camera gear instead!
One thing you can never have too much of is storage, especially accessible cloud storage to make that makes backing up and sharing files quick and easy. If you're a little short on hard drive space and have maxed out your current cloud solutions, we've got another one here from Popoplug.com. For a limited time, you can sign up for 20GB of free cloud storage which is an awesome freebie for those looking for another backup solution.
One of the draws of using Popoplug is the fact that you can view your photos, listen to your music and access your files from any phone or tablet. In addition, you can share large files (some have mentioned no file size limit) which is nice considering it gives you the flexibility to upload what you want to a maximum of 20GB.
We're not sure if this a limited time freebie so we'd advise you sign up now to avoid missing out. Registration is quick and easy and all you need is an email address.
Thanks to BB88 for sharing this freebie with us!