Ryan writes that he has a moral dilemma. Traveling for a wedding, he and his wife checked in to their hotel late. Past midnight. Somehow, this resulted in their not being charged for the first night of their stay, even though hotel staff promised to straighten the situation out. [More]
Taco Bell has set up a website where you can print a coupon for a free Limeade Sparkler drink. The giveaway lasts until July 11, or until 500,000 drinks have been given away. [More]
Price Chopper locations with pharmacies will now offer free prescription diabetes medications such as metformin, glipizide and glyburide, as well as free lancets and lancing devices when you fill those prescriptions. They are giving away the free drugs as part of a “comprehensive integrated diabetes management program.” [More]
CORRECTION: We sadly admit that we made a grievous error yesterday in announcing that Dunkin’ Donuts would be giving away free donuts nationwide on April 15. We were in possession of an old press release that was no longer valid. According to DD’s publicists, the free donut deal is only available in Las Vegas today. This is a huge mistake and we apologize to those who were misled. [More]
Tomorrow isn’t just Tax Day, it’s also Free Coffee If You Bring In Your Own Travel Mug To Starbucks Day. It’s all part of eco-friendly, Big Picture thingy, which has something to do with saving trees. That’s all well and good, but more importantly — FREE COFFEE! [More]
Jack in the Box has whipped out a new fry recipe and wants to hook you by offering the first hit for free. Go to any participating location and you can get a small fry, no purchase necessary. The offer is limited to one bag per customer, which means you’ll need to bring your usual stash of disguises in order to get enough fries to make a meal of it. [More]
Michael brings some news that will devastate my 3-year-old: Apparently they’re doing away with the free hot air balloons they hand little guests to placate them as their parents shop. [More]
Now through Sunday, April 4, Ikea is giving away free small breakfasts at most of its locations nationwide. [More]
Earlier today, we wrote about — and even posted the coupon for — Starbucks Free Pastry Day. And according to the coupon, “Pastries included in the offer are: Croissant, Muffins, Bagels, Breads, Pound Cakes, Scones, Rolles, Doughnuts, Coffee Cakes, Morning Bun and Cheese Danish.” But according to Consumerist reader Anthony, his local Starbucks weren’t being so generous. [More]
Yes, we wrote about this yesterday, but we figured it deserved posting a reminder this morning. Today is Free Pastry Day at Starbucks. It’s a slightly misleading moniker because you don’t just walk in and get a free sweet thing. You have to buy a beverage to get one. But still, it’s basically free because why would anyone ever walk into Starbucks and not buy a beverage? [More]
In a move sure to make awkward Thanksgiving political discussions that much more media rich, C-Span has put its entire archive on the web, says the NYT. [More]
Kim’s Beauty.com order was eligible for a pretty neat “free gift with purchase” deal, but the free item ran out before her order went through. She, and other customers, took to the company’s Facebook page to complain about the situation. A company representative reached out on Facebook, offering to send a new free item out to the dissatisfied customers. This representative turned out to be the company president. [More]
It’s the time when people start mailing out gifts, so we thought we’d remind you that you can obtain free Priority or Express Mail supplies from the USPS. [More]
One of the inexpensive Halloween costume ideas suggested by readers was to dress in honor of the deceased and beloved infomercial pitchman Billy Mays. (This costume is especially simple if you already have dark hair and a beard.) Today, Billy Mays III announced a Billy Mays costume contest, sponsored and judged by his friends and colleagues at Sullivan Productions.
Sure, you can save ink and paper by changing around your printer settings, but to truly commit to saving ink or toner, try changing your font.
Brent snapped these photos of sales displays for Carnival Games for Wii. The store is charging $30 for the game by itself, but $40 for the game with a bonus “free” t-shirt.