Getting your COVID-19 vaccine can do more than protect you from the virus. Turns out, your COVID vaccine card can get you free and discounted stuff, too. Businesses are doing their part to encourage Americans to get vaccinated by sweetening the deal with bonus offers. Just flash your vaccination card to take advantage of them.
Here’s a list of businesses offering COVID vaccine freebies and discounts when you show your vaccination card.
One of America’s favorite doughnut chains wants to help you celebrate getting your vaccine through the end of the year. Just show your card to receive a FREE original glazed doughnut at participating U.S. shops. for the rest of 2021.
The beer company wants to help get drinkers back into the bars and restaurants they love. They’re offering to buy you your first beer back. Starting April 12, 2021, the first 10,000 people who post a picture of their vaccination sticker or bandage with the hashtag #shotforsam and tag @samueladamsbeer on Twitter will get a DM from Sam offering to send them $7 via Cash App.
Uber & Lyft
Local and chain dispensaries across the country are offering free marijuana to those with vaccination cards. The Mint Dispensary in Phoenix is offering FREE edibles to those who are over 21 and vaccinated. In Michigan, Greenhouse of Walled Lake and UBaked have partnered to offer FREE pre-rolled joints if you’re of age and show your card. DC Marijuana Justice will be offering something similar through their Joints for Jabs program; on April 20, they’ll be hosting cannabis giveaways outside vaccination sites in the D.C. area.
Your local dispensary may be offering a deal as well, but make sure to call or check their website first.
The e-commerce rewards site is offering users $50 in points for getting vaccinated. Snap a selfie while getting your shot, and then share it with #DropCOVID. Also tag @joindrop and geotag your post. Within 24 hours of posting your pic, they’ll send you a unique code to earn up to $50 in cash rewards. The offer is open to new and existing users, and will run from April 2 to the end of May.
The burger joint is giving vaccinated customers FREE Crinkle-Cut fries, with the purchase of a burger or chicken sandwich. The offer is only available in-store — from May 21 to June 12.
To redeem, just show a Team Member your vaccine card, before ordering at any U.S. location — except for airports, stadiums and ballparks.
Staples, Office Depot, and OfficeMax
Keep your vaccination card preserved with FREE lamination from Staples, Office Depot and OfficeMax. Bring your card in for the free service through July 25.
If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, consider getting your shot at Target for a little savings. The giant big box retailer is offering customers a $5 coupon, when they receive a CVS-at-Target administered vaccination. The coupon is good for $5 dollars off a purchase of $5 or more, so you can treat yourself to something small for rolling up your sleeve.
Major League Baseball fans are about to score big.
Get FREE tickets to a New York Mets or New York Yankees game by getting vaccinated on site at Citi Field or Yankee Stadium. Vaccines will be available at both sites beginning May 19.
The Cincinnati Reds baseball team is offering discounted tickets to fans who show their vaccination card with at least one shot completed. Your card will get you view-level tickets for $10. The offer is valid at the ticket windows at Great American Ball Park only for Monday-Thursday games in April and May, and may only be redeemed in person.
Seattle Mariners fans who are fully vaccinated can get $10 or $20 tickets through June 2. Being fully vaccinated is being defined as having received a final vaccination dose at least two weeks prior to game date.
Fans of the Cleveland Indians can also score discounted tickets for the May 21 – May 23 series against the Minnesota Twins. You’ll get $5 off regularly priced upper box and upper reserve tickets.
Up-Down Arcade Bar
This Midwest arcade chain is offering free games to vaccinated customers. Stop by any of their six locations with your card within 21 days of your last shot to enjoy 20 FREE game tokens. The offer will last all summer.
If you’re near a White Castle and you’ve been vaccinated, stop by for a sweet treat. From April 22 to May 31, the fast-food restaurant is giving away a FREE Dessert-On-A-Stick with this coupon and proof of vaccination.
The restaurant has 377 locations in 13 states — mostly in the Midwest.
New Yorkers can score a voucher for a FREE Shake Shack burger if they’re vaccinated on an NYC mobile vaccine bus. If you were vaccinated somewhere else but are still a New Yorker, flash your card for FREE fries with the purchase of a burger or chicken sandwich through June 12.
The Vitamin Shoppe
Through May 31, you can score either a FREE snack or drink, courtesy of The Vitamin Shoppe. No purchase necessary, and the deal is good even if you’ve only got one shot down.
NFL, NASCAR, and MLS
Sports fans are in luck! Not only is the NFL holding a giveaway for vaccinated fans to win tickets to the 2022 Super Bowl, you can also get 25% off your purchase at NFLShop.com for getting your shot. NASCAR fans will also have the chance to score tickets the Daytona 500, while Major League Soccer is offering vaccinated fans 30% off merchandise and the chance to win tickets to the 2021 MLS All-Star Game.
Safeway and Albertson’s
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Enjoy FREE admission to this museum with proof of vaccination during May and June. If you’re booking online, just select the ticket option “COVID”.
New Jersey and Connecticut breweries and restaurants
As an extra incentive to get vaccinated, New Jersey has launched the “Shot and a Beer” program with 13 participating breweries to offer a FREE beer to those 21+ and vaccinated. The deal is only good through the end of May. In nearby Connecticut, vaccinated residents can show their card at more than 200 participating restaurants for a FREE drink, alcoholic or non, May 19 – May 31.
Use your vaccinated status to enjoy a FREE paddle board, surf board, or snorkel rental Monday through Thursday until June 14. Rentals can be booked online using the code VACCINE, and you’ll be required to show proof of vaccination at the store.
Jose Andres restaurants
Celebrity chef Jose Andres is sweetening the deal for Washington, D.C. residents. Show you were vaccinated May 8 or later and you’ll get a $50 gift card. The participating restaurants are Jaleo DC, Jaleo Crystal City, Oyamel, Zaytinya, and China Chilcano.
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