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Freebie Wednesday: Gratis Gift Cards, Books, Music, Comics, and more!


Merchants must have caught on to the holiday spirit, because it's beginning to look a lot like free stuff everywhere we go! Today we've got six Editors' Choice freebie deals, just waiting to be snagged. From free gift cards to free music to free comic books, Christmas is on its way a little earlier this year!

  1. TRU gift card$10 Toys "R" Us eGift Card
    Store: Coinstar
    Discount: Free
    Expires: December 15

    Is It Worth It?: If you've got a couch and/or a car, then you've probably got enough change to take advantage of this freebie offer from Coinstar. Just cash in $40 worth of coins towards a Toys "R" Us or Babies "R" Us eGift card, and you'll automatically receive a code for an extra $10 Toys "R" Us eGift card on your receipt. Click here to find a Coinstar kiosk near you, and then go after that change!

    Coinstar isn't the only merchant handing out free gift cards during the holiday season. Check out our list of gift card freebies for more ways to get when you give.

  2. AE gift card$5 American Eagle Gift Card or $5 Office Depot Gift Card
    Store: Wrapp
    Price: Free via Facebook
    Lowest By: $5
    Expires: January 5

    Is It Worth It?: For those looking to bag a free gift card without lugging around $40 in change, there's this offer from Wrapp. Download the Wrapp app for iOS or Android, and give a $5 American Eagle or Office Depot gift card to one of your Facebook friends. In turn, the app will give you a matching $5 gift card of your own, all at no cost to you.

    Note that you'll also need to download the Wrapp app in order to redeem your chosen gift card in-store.

  3. Amazon wish list$5 Amazon Credit
    Store: Amazon
    Discount: $5 off orders of $35 or more
    Lowest By: $5
    Expires: December 15

    Is It Worth It?: Sitewide discounts are rare on Amazon, which is why this $5 off $35 credit offer is so darn nifty. To qualify, all you have to do is create an Amazon wish list, answer a question, and then share your wish list and answer on Facebook. Best of all, now all your Facebook friends will know exactly what to give you this year!

  4. Secret Life AudiobookJames Thurber's The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Audiobook
    Store: Audible
    Price: Free

    Is It Worth It?: This free recording of Ben Stiller reading James Thurber's classic short story, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, is the perfect length for giving yourself a quick giggle. Join Walter as he escapes into daring fantasies, only to be pulled back time and again by his mundane life. Lasting just 15 minutes, this audiobook is a free treat that no daydreamer should miss.

  5. 2013 MP3 AlbumsTuneCore Winter Showcase 2013 MP3 Album in Holiday Music, Pop, Hip Hop/Rap, and Alternative/Rock
    Store: Amazon MP3 Store
    Price: Free

    Is It Worth It?: Whether you're feeling festive or dancey, whether you want to rock out or get down, these TuneCore Winter Showcase 2013 MP3 albums from Amazon will help you find the beat you need. If you download all of these albums, you'll have nearly 100 new songs to belt out as the days get colder, each and every one of them free.

    Amazon MP3 Downloader is required.

  6. Free comic bookComiXology 12 Days of Free Comics Event
    Store: ComiXology
    Price: Free
    Lowest By: $3
    Expires: December 20

    Is It Worth It?: If you love comic books, then let ComiXology play Santa for the next few days. The site is offering a new, free comic book download every day for twelve days, until December 20. But you'd better be as quick as the Flash, as only one title will be available per day! The exact value of this offer will vary each day, depending on the value of each new comic; the very first offer for Batman #13 was a $3 savings.

Senior Editor, Blog

Michael adds the finishing touches to most of the Blog articles you'll see on DealNews. His work has appeared on sites like Lifehacker, the Huffington Post, and MSN Money. See him rant about video games by following him on Twitter @ThatBonebright.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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