At the time of writing this, 209 countries and territories have been affected by the coronavirus. It’s not a fun time. However, many awesome people and businesses are offering Coronavirus freebies and deals to help people keep their spirits up, stay busy, and improve their skills.
Enjoy this huge list of free giveaways and feel free to add your favorite Coronavirus freebies and deals in the comments below.
Coronavirus Freebies and Deals
Is your child missing their friends while social distancing? Let them interact with their friends and family by using Caribu. It works like many video calling platforms but allows for on-screen activities, including reading books together, drawing, and playing games. Usually, the app is $7.00, but the app is free during the pandemic.
Dark Noise offers a unique library of 30+ sounds. This includes things like campfires, fireplace, airplane interior, rain, thunderstorm, white noise, coffee shop and much more.
Dark Noise is available on the App Store for $3.99. However, developer Charlie Chapman has opened the TestFlight beta to everyone through Twitter during the coronavirus pandemic. You can join the Dark Noise TestFlight beta for free, here.
Drawful 2, created by developer Jackbox Games, is the game of terrible drawings and hilariously wrong answers. You and other players secretly draw an image from a prompt, then have to guess which is the right title from a selection of made-up titles.
In addition, this game is local multiplayer, but can also be streamed with remote players. If you want this game, get it fast!
Epic continues to give new coronavirus freebies and deals every week. If you see a game you want, you may want to act fast. This week’s freebies are only available until April 9.
Headspace is a guide for everyday mindfulness. The app includes meditations for things such as stress management, anxiety, productivity and more. Currently, Headspace Plus is free for US healthcare professionals who work in public health settings through the end of 2020.
If you’re a healthcare professional, you can learn how to access Headspace Plus on the Headspace website. Everyone else can download the Headspace app on the App Store for free with in-app subscriptions.
Grab a freebie that everyone in the family will love! This Charades-style game from Ellen DeGeneres is a load of fun. It includes different categories and you can even record your family acting out the cards. Visit the App Store or Play Store to download the Heads Up! app for free!
Do you have kiddos between 0-4 years old? If so, you may want to download Kinedu, which is free until at least April 15th. Kinedu offers thousands of activities created by early childhood development experts.
The world’s first portable synthesizer, normally $4.99, is now free to download.
Monument Valley 2 (iOS only)
In this puzzle game, help a mother and her child on their journey through the mysterious valley. Enjoy contemporary visuals, beautiful audio, and more in this adventure.
NDI HX Camera (iOS)
NDI HX Camera (regularly $19.99) turns your iPhone into a 4K webcam.
Speeko is a public speaking app that is offering free membership to healthcare and public health professions.
Audible is providing hundreds of audiobooks for kids and teens for free, without a subscription. The most exciting book for me is “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” as read by Stephen Fry.
Additionally, through April 30th, Amazon is offering one select Kindle eBook for free for Amazon Prime members only.
Are you a comic book fan? Izneo is offering a 30-day free trial to anyone who wants to read comics.
Marvel is also offering free comic book stories in their Marvel Unlimited app for iOS or Android in the Apple and Google Play app stores. To access the comics, click “Free Comics” on the landing screen. No credit card required and they are available until May 4th.
Time for Kids is allowing free access to a library of four grade-specific digital editions of Time for Kids and Your $ financial literacy magazine for the rest of the 2020 school year. To get access, visit the Time for Kids website.
Centr is a wellness program created by Thor. I mean, actor Chris Hemsworth. Currently, Hemsworth is giving new members up to six Free weeks of free access to his Centr health and fitness program to help get you to stay healthy.
To take advantage of this offer, you will need to visit the program and select a subscription. You’ll need to enter your credit card information but you will not be charged during your free 6-week trial. You can turn off the auto-renew feature immediately after you sign-up and continue to enjoy the free trial.
Golds Gym also offering Coronavirus freebies and deals through its app, Goldsamp, until the end of May. You can enjoy more than 600 FREE audio and video workouts and more.
Planet Fitness is doing “Home Work-Ins” streaming live at 7 p.m. ET daily on their Facebook page.
Comcast is offering 60 days of free internet to qualified low-income households. Additionally, they have increased the download and speed for existing Internet Essential customers.
They have also opened its network Xfinity to wi-Fi locations to non-subscribers and are giving customers unlimited data for 60 days.
There are several news outlets that we are including in this list of coronavirus freebies and deals because these outlets usually restrict access to people who aren’t paid subscribers. Some have completely removed their paywalls while others have only made their Coronavirus articles free.
- AP News
- The Athletic
- The Guardian
- The Los Angeles Times
- The New York Times
- The Wall Street Journal
- The Washington Post
Have you ever seen a Broadway show? The Met is a Broadway theater now streaming shows for free.
Wigmore Hall is a concert hall based in London that will be streaming performances, masterclasses, speeches and more until at least April 14th, 2020.
Are you interested in baseball? The 1994 Ken Burns documentary “Baseball” is available for free streaming on PBS.
National Basketball Associaton
The NBA is offering an NBA League Pass to watch games, a $99 value!
National Hockey League
The NHL has made all games played during the suspended 2019-2020 regular season available to stream on-demand. Also, the league released the “NHL Pause Binge” on its website and YouTube channel, allowing fans to view documentaries and games dating from the 1950s to the present day.
National Football League
The NFL has extended free access to its “Game Pass” through May 31, 2020. You can watch replay games from 2009-2019 in commercial-free HD. Also, the Game Pass includes bonus content such as behind-the-scenes interviews with players and coaches.
Apple TV’s channel, Epix, is now free until May 2, no credit card required. Also, you’ll see extended trials of other channels.
HBO Go and HBO Now
For the month of April, watch some of HBO’s shows, documentaries, and movies for free on their apps:
- Get HBO GO via the App Store
- Download HBO NOW via the App Store
- Get HBO GO via Google Play
- Download HBO NOW via Google Play
If you have an HD antenna and tuner, then now you can stream your free live TV to all your devices from now until the end of June.
Sling TV is offering free access to news, movies, and episodes. No credit card required, just download the app and go!
Stream horror, thriller, and suspense movies with a 30-day free trial of Shudder. Use the promo code “SHUTIN.
Other Coronavirus freebies and deals:
The Alt National Park Service is giving away a FREE Seed Pack! Choose between Black-Eyed Susans or Butterfly Milkweed.
Fender is offering 3 Free Months of Fender Play to 500,000 people! Learn to play Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Ukelele or Bass with their online lessons. If you are having trouble getting the code for this offer, try using the Chrome browser.
Financial Peace, created by Dave Ramsey, is offering a free 14-day trial of the Financial Peace Membership. With this trial, you will receive complete access to all the tools and videos. If you decide to keep the membership, you will be automatically charged $129.99 when the trial ends. However, you can cancel anytime before your trial ends. This has never been offered for free before!
Nikon is allowing access to free online photography courses. Watch as professional photographers show you how to create video content, photograph and more. These classes normally cost up to $50!
Novorésumé is offering free templates for resumes and cover letters. Take advantage of this quick as the offer may expire on April 10th. No credit card needed.
Through May 15th, SiriusXM is making its full lineup of Premier Streaming content available to users, free of charge. You can listen on the iOS app, or head to the website on a PC. No credit card required.
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