The internet is filled with freebie sites some to help you save money, but some are better than the rest. Below is the list of our best five with good and bad point about each of them.
Britons enjoy a bargain and that’s the reason internet is filled with organizations and people offering to give away things for free online.
To help you identify the websites that are not so great, we have listed our favorites below – with goods and bads of each.
Initially established in the United States, Freecycle is one of the largest freebie sites on the web with approximately eight million members around the globe. British members can surf groups representing the different districts all around the UK, to locate the sellers closest to them. Members on the site can post “Wanted” ads as well as “Offers”.
- It’s a free cycle is a nonprofit company which targets to lessen landfills by encouraging the users to give their things away in spite of throwing them away.
- Due to the large number of member, there is huge selection of items on offer, from furniture and electrical items to kitchen utensils and baby toys. You can look for other groups that are not available in your locality to see what they have to offer, but in the event of you requesting something, make sure you will be able to pick up the item.
- It is a free account creation; all that is required of you is an email id and password or a Facebook account.
- A lot of their posts don’t have pictures available with the description so members have to go all the way to owner’s property to see if the product is to their liking.
- The website is provided by Yahoo for free implying that it profits from advertising on the sites. The advertisements are not that annoying but they are noticeable.
This rival to Freecycle, Freegle was established in 2009 as has lesser member – approximately two million and in turn lesser items on offer. Anyhow, the site is well developed easy to browse and members can check the number of people in their area group, how many messages have been posted on the group page in the previous week and the very part of the district group encompasses.
- Freegle has been awarded numerous ties for its environmental initiatives.
- Freegle advertises its newest offers on their Twitter page as well which has more than 5000 followers.
- You must have a Yahoo or Google account or you will need to register via Facebook and Twitter.
- Some group membership needs an approval, lessening the time spent of Freebie browsing.
Many people know about Gumtree. This site is very much like eBay, in that members can put items to purchase and sell, from cars, properties, electrical items and clothes. Members can also look for employments or pets on the website.
- You can find everything on Gumtree. Presently on sale are some broken slabs, a double mattress, an hour long violin performance for a wedding and a life size Ryan Gosling cardboard cutout.
- You don’t have to create the account to use the site. You can see what’s the offer, approach the seller directly and arrange the pickup from there.
- You always have to collect the item yourself which is irritating at times.
- The website is loaded with advertisements and sponsored links so users should avoid those.
- Dissimilar to the above mentioned websites, FreebiesiteUK provides samples, vouchers and freebies from organizations rather than general public. Freebies range from gardening seeds to baby starter kids and calendars.
- User can also choose to subscribe to website’s newsletter to be up to speed with the latest freebies on offer.
- The website also gives information on the newest free competitions, in-store special offers which are displayed alongside offer details.
- A lot of offers are only accessible when accessed through Facebook.
Another sample site Freebiersclub provides free food bits, makeup sample and free music download.
- Clicking on the freebie link will redirect you to the organization’s page so are not required to sign up on the host’s webpage.
- The site still displays some expired offers.
- Once more, a lot of offers are only accessible with Facebook.
- A huge range of freebies, as its constantly updated daily.
- Very easy to browse free stuff
- Lots of free competitions
- Displays ads
- Does not removed expired offers