Birthday freebies and discounts


We deserve to treat ourselves and there’s no better time to do this than on our birthdays. But with birthday travels, feasts, and shopping also come high expenses.

If you’ve spent all of your birthday money or want to stick to your monthly budget, here are birthday freebies and discounts you can get in the Philippines for extra birthday treats.


– Dining –


1. Vikings Luxury Buffet – free luxury buffet serving a variety of cuisines


Birthday freebies - Vikings
Carving station.
Image credit: @ilovejersong

Get a free luxury buffet on your birthday when you bring 1 paying adult at Vikings Luxury Buffet. If you’re too busy on the day of, you can still snag this deal by bringing 4 paying adults on any day within your birth month.

Vikings serves a wide variety of international dishes as well as Filipino food. For a true Filipino birthday meal, you can even get lechon from the buffet. You’ll also receive a free slice of chocolate cake on top of their impressive dessert selection.

Vikings
Free slice of cake.
Image credit: @iamjpcarpina

Buffet at Vikings starts at P938 (~USD16.51) per person. The restaurant has 12 branches across the Philippines so more people can celebrate their special days with a feast.

For a list of branches, click here.

Vikings Luxury Buffet’s website | Instagram


2. Ramen Nagi – ramen for your entire birth month


Birthday Freebies - Ramen Nagi
Butao King.

Image credit: Ramen Nagi PH

Ramen Nagi‘s birthday deal allows you to eat the Japanese dish for every meal during your birth month.

You can get Butao King ramen multiple times on your birth month, once a day per branch. So if you think you can eat ramen forever, just go around the restaurant chain’s many branches.

To avail of this deal, bring 2 paying customers each time you go. This freebie is only valid for dine-in orders.

For a list of branches, click here.

Ramen Nagi’s website | Facebook | Instagram


3. Sambo Kojin – unlimited Japanese and Korean food


Birthday freebies - Sambo Kojin
Grill Japanese and Korean barbecue at Sambo Kojin.
Image credit: @foodandtravelislove

If you’re craving both Japanese and Korean food, go to Sambo Kojin. Birthday celebrants can dine at this buffet restaurant for free as long as they bring 2 paying companions on their birthday or 7 days before or after.

Sambo Kojin’s offerings include yakiniku (Japanese barbecue) and samgyeopsal. There are also carving and dessert stations.

You can celebrate your birthday at any of Sambo Kojin’s 4 branches in Metro Manila. Buffet rates start at P759 (~USD13.35) per person.

For a list of branches, click here.

Sambo Kojin’s website | Facebook | Instagram


4. Starbucks – free drink or dessert


Birthday freebies - Starbucks
Get a free Starbucks drink or dessert.
Image credit: @ardeeaguda

Those who can’t go a day without a Starbucks drink also get a birthday reward. Starbucks lets you choose any handcrafted drink in any size on your birthday. Or you can opt for a bottled drink or any food item such as a sandwich or pastry instead.

To claim this birthday freebie, join the Starbucks Rewards loyalty program online or through their app at least 7 days before your birthday. You also need to earn 1 star within 30 days before your birthday each year.

Be sure to enter your birthdate when you sign up and go to Starbucks Rewards participating store when you claim. You can redeem your free drink or food item from 6am on your birthday to 6am 7 days after.

For a list of branches, click here.

Starbucks’ website | Facebook | Instagram


5. Shakey’s – free pizza and birthday discount


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Classic Cheese Pizza.
Image credit: @bonaeats

Parties don’t seem complete without pizza. Good thing Shakey’s gifts a free pizza to Supercard holders on their birthday.

You can get a large thin crust pizza in any classic flavor, including Cheese, Spinach, and Beef N’ Onion. You can also get a quarter plate of Peri-Peri chicken instead.

These birthday freebies are available for both dine-in and take-out orders with a minimum purchase of P300 (~USD5.28).

On top of this, you also get a birthday discount within your birth month. They give a 20% birthday discount for Supercard Gold and a 15% discount for Supercard Classic holders.

You can get a Supercard (starts at P599, ~USD10.55) at any Shakey’s store or online via the Shakey’s website.

For a list of branches, click here.

Shakey’s website | Facebook | Instagram


– Attractions –


6. Enchanted Kingdom – free regular day pass


Birthday freebies - Enchanted Kingdom
Disk-O-Magic ride at Enchanted Kingdom.
Image adapted from: @iamkrizlynclaire

For a fun-filled birthday celebration, get a free regular day pass at Enchanted Kingdom. This allows you unlimited rides, except for gated attractions such as the 7D interactive motion theater and Fun Kart.

You just need to bring 1 paying companion to claim your free regular day pass. Your companions can get their passes at a 10% discount, so there’s no need for too much effort in convincing them to go with you.

On top of these, you also get a 5% discount on food from dining spots within the theme park – Amazon Grill and Launch Time.

Address: RSBS Boulevard, San Lorenzo Rd, South, Santa Rosa, 4026 Laguna
Opening hours:
Thu, Fri & Sun 11am-8pm | Sat 11am-9pm | Closed Mondays to Wednesdays
Telephone:
(02) 8584 3535
Enchanted Kingdom’s website | Facebook | Instagram


7. The Dessert Museum – free tour around IG-worthy, dessert-themed rooms


Birthday freebies - The Dessert Museum
Kake-Pop Kourt.
Image credit: @dessertmuseum/@jaleongson

If you love doing things for the ‘gram, The Dessert Museum gives birthday celebrants a free ticket any day during their birth month as long as they bring 1 paying friend.

Among the attractions you can enjoy at the place are Banana Beach and Kake-Pop Kourt. To make this deal even sweeter, each The Dessert Museum guest also gets 4 free dessert samples.

Fans of BINI also have another reason to check out this place. This was where the P-pop girl group filmed their Lagi music video.

Address: Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Opening hours:
10am-10 pm, Daily
Telephone:
0966 210 6010
The Dessert Museum’s website | Facebook | Instagram


– Online stores –


8. Look PH – P250 off on high-end beauty products


Birthday freebies - Look PH
Products from the brand Drunk Elephant are coming to the Look PH website in October.
Image credit: @abboudfiraz

Look PH gives birthday celebrants who are beauty enthusiasts P250 (~USD4.40) off on their birth month as long as they spend at least P1,000 (~USD17.59).

Look PH is an online beauty store with a physical outlet in SM Aura Premier. It carries brands that are hard to find in the Philippines such as Fenty Beauty, Rare Beauty, and Drunk Elephant.

To get their P250-off birthday discount, just sign up for their membership program Look List for free on their website. Make sure to do this before your birth month to seal the deal.

Address: SM Aura Premier, 26th Street, Corner McKinley Parkway, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Opening hours:
Sun-Thu 10am-9am | Fri-Sat 10am-10pm
Telephone:
0917 803 9475
Look PH’s website | Facebook | Instagram


9. Shopee – 15% off sitewide


Birthday freebies - Shopee
A headphone you can get on Shopee.
Image adapted from: @sheereentbj_esqvl

If you’re always fall for budols, then you’re gonna love Shopee‘s birthday deal. Silver, Gold, and Platinum tier members can get 15% off sitewide with a P50 (~USD0.88) minimum spend, capped at P200 (~USD3.52). This means you can get a discount on any item on Shopee.

To reach the minimum tier, you must make at least 10 orders on the half of the year before your birthday. For example, if your birthday falls in September, you must have reached Silver, Gold, or Platinum tier in June.

To get the deal, make sure to enter your birthday on your Shopee account at least 2 weeks before your birthday. The discount is valid on your birthday and up to 29 days after.

Shopee’s website | Facebook | Instagram


Grab these birthday freebies and deals


You don’t have to go beyond your budget to treat yourself with these birthday freebies and discounts you can get in the Philippines.

So, now that you know about them, dine, discover, and shop away!

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Cover image adapted from: Ramen Nagi PH, @dessertmuseum/@jaleongson, and @abboudfiraz

 

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