13 Things You Can Get for Free on Amazon
Shopping on Amazon is always fun, but getting free stuff is obviously even greater. We found all the best things you can get for free on Amazon without even trying very hard. You're welcome!
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Free beauty and nutrition samples
If you’re always looking for the next best cream, hair product, or protein bar, you’ll love knowing there’s an almost-secret club for Amazon Prime members who want to try out all the best new products for free. You can see more about how to score some of this free stuff on Amazon through their Sample Box program. Ordering these sample boxes is only open to Prime members right now, and costs a few dollars up front, but once the box ships, you’re promptly refunded—making all the goodies free. Who knows—you’ll might even discover some Amazon products you’ll want to use every day.
Loads of best-selling books are free for Kindle users
If you’re a total bookworm and already have an Amazon Kindle, you’ll be pleased to know countless titles are free. You can check out the current list of Kindle freebies here, and find endless happiness knowing the list is constantly updated and growing.
Get $10 free for using Amazon Cash
If you sign up for Amazon Cash, which is a pretty similar concept to Apple Pay, the pre-loaded shopping helper on your phone, you’ll get $10 free—just for joining. You can sign up here, and start using the system immediately at additional stores like 7-11, CVS, Winn-Dixie, and other major chains. Don’t worry, there are no fees, and it’s as easy as using your phone. Even without these free things, there are lots of easy ways to save lots of money on Amazon.
Loads of free television and apps are waiting for you
If you’re into free television shows from some of your favorite networks, good news—Amazon lets you direct download channel and gaming apps for free. You can watch your favorite full episodes from networks like Freeform, Cartoon Network, Lifetime, and more. Did we mention there’s no cable bill? Hooray!
Free baby products await you
If you’re expecting a baby bundle in your family sometime soon, you’ll want to sign up for the Amazon Baby Registry. Once you sign up and your loving friends and family order at least $10 worth of items from your registry, Amazon will ship you a generous welcome box stocked with new baby goodies and samples. It’s that easy, so before you tell your friends to throw you a shower, make that registry and get some freebies thrown in. Sign up now.
Try Amazon Prime free
If you’re in a rush and really don’t want to spend even a penny for all the free things on this list, don’t worry—you can even try Amazon Prime for free. They’ll give you a 30-day free trial to try out just about everything Prime has to offer, although we’re pretty sure you’ll end up coming back for a full membership after. It’s worth it, especially when you learn about all these amazing Amazon Prime benefits you might not know about.
They’ll help you be more charitable
If you think Amazon is all about making the big bucks, think again—they’re actually into the idea that the world can be a better place with charity. That’s why they’ve partnered with Give Back Box, and will send you free shipping labels to help you donate your new and gently used items for charity. Pretty great, right?
Leave honest reviews for free products
If you’re already an Amazon Prime member and pride yourself on the honest, informative, and detailed reviews you leave all the products sent to you, you’re probably in high demand for sellers seeking product reviews. Try visiting CashBackBase, a relatively new website that features totally free and close to free items so long as you’re willing to leave a detailed review. We’ve seen some of our favorite Amazon Prime gifts pop up as freebies on this site, so we know you’ll love it.
Become an Amazon Vine reviewer
If you’d like to get free stuff on Amazon, you definitely want to utilize Amazon Vine. Never heard of Amazon Vine? Don’t worry, most people haven’t, and we’re considering it the CIA of Amazon products because it’s a semi-secret organization devoted to getting Amazon’s top product clients great and insightful reviews, sometimes even before products launch. If you’re a power user on Amazon, you can try to get invited to the program, at which point Amazon headquarters will start mailing you lots of boxes of exciting new product launches, all in exchange for your opinion. The program has been around for over a decade, and people are really just starting to find out about it, so this is a good time to get in while it’s not yet saturated. Check out how to join.
Amazon gives everyone free cloud storage
That’s right, you don’t even have to be one of their poshest, most-popular reviewers. Everyone with a Prime membership and Internet access is welcome to claim 5GB of cloud storage on the Amazon Drive for free. You can access your free cloud storage here.
There’s even free music
Did you know Amazon offers a long list of free MP3 titles for you to download and stream? Music is one of the largest categories of free stuff on Amazon. If you’re looking for songs off the Pop 100 list, this is good news, because you’ll find loads of lesser-known-but-totally-great titles ready for your listening. We found an entire album of free spa-worthy nature sounds to download right away.
You can get a free Audible membership, too
If you’ve been waiting to get into the audiobooks trend, Audible is likely high on your list of memberships to have, but it comes with a price. Amazon Prime members can access a free 30-day Audible membership with two free audiobooks as a bonus. You’ll be able to hear the latest books while you drive, work out, or do just about anything else. You can try covering our list of 13 best audiobooks to listen to right now.
Students can tap into even more freebies
If you have a student email address (just about anything that ends with .edu will work perfectly), you can sign up for six free months of Amazon Prime Student without any promo codes or coupons. This includes free shipping, a near-endless supply of television and movies, college discounts, and exclusive product access. You can cancel the membership whenever you want, or pay about $5 a month after your trial ends. It’s worth it just to eliminate your cable bill. And, in addition to all of this free stuff on Amazon, there are also plenty of things you can buy on Amazon for less than a dollar.