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.
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.
If you’re a Reds fan, you’re in luck. The Cincinnati 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 be subject to availability. The tickets may only be redeemed in person, and a maximum of six tickets can be purchased with each vaccine card shown.
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.
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