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13 Birthday Promotions & Freebies You Can Get In The Philippines To Treat Yourself in 2024

Birthday promotions and freebies

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 promotions and freebies 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 via Instagram

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.

Free slice of cake.
Image credit: @iamjpcarpina via Instagram

Buffet at Vikings starts at P988 (~USD17.87) per person. The restaurant has branches across the Philippines so more people can celebrate their special days with a feast.

For a list of branches, click here.

2. Ramen Nagi – ramen for your entire birth month

Birthday Freebies - Ramen Nagi
Butao King.

Image credit: Ramen Nagi PH via Facebook

Ramen Nagi‘s birthday freebies 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 birthday freebie is only valid for dine-in orders.

For a list of branches, click here.

3. Sambo Kojin – unlimited Japanese and Korean food

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

If you’re craving both Japanese and Korean food, head to Sambo Kojin.

Birthday celebrants can dine at this buffet restaurant for free as long as they bring 2 companions who’ll pay P958 (~USD17.32). In 2023, this promo is valid on any day during your birth month.

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.

For a list of branches, click here.

4. Food Club Manila – free buffet and unlimited beer on tap

Food Club Manila
Image credit: @cristelgo via Instagram

For a more affordable buffet option to bring your friends and family to, check out Food Club Manila. Birthday celebrants can eat here for free from 2 days before to 2 days after their birthday as long as they bring 1 paying customer.

If you can’t find time to visit within 2 days of your birthday, you can still eat here for free during your birth month if you bring 3 paying adults.

Food Club Manila offers a wide variety of dishes from different cuisines. They even have a taco bar, hot pot station, and unlimited beer on tap.

The regular buffet rate starts at P688 (~USD12.45) for lunch on weekdays, except on holidays.

Address: 4th Floor, Ayala Malls Manila Bay, Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard corner Aseana Avenue, Parañaque, Metro Manila
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 11am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-9pm (Closed on Tuesdays)
Contact: 0917 144 4187 | website

5. Starbucks – birthday freebies of drink or dessert

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

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 a 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.

6. Shakey’s – free pizza and birthday discount

Birthday freebies - pizza hut
Classic Cheese Pizza.
Image credit: @bonaeats via Instagram

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 also get a quarter of Peri-Peri chicken.

These birthday freebies are available for both dine-in and take-out orders with a minimum purchase of P300 (~USD5.42).

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, ~USD10.83) at any Shakey’s store or online via the Shakey’s website.

For a list of branches, click here.

7. Landers – discounted box of pizza all month long

birthday freebies discounts LandersGet a free Landers big box of pizza.
Image credit: @sharlenesanpedro1 via Instagram

Landers cardholders, rejoice on your birthday! Grab a full pizza box for just P400—slashing P300 off the regular price. Better yet, you can indulge daily at any branch throughout your birth month because you can use the promo on different days and branches so you can have a discounted Landers pizza all month long.

If a pizza-filled countdown to your big day sounds like your kind of party, Landers has you covered. Simply flash your Landers Superstore receipt and membership card, and let the celebration begin!

For a list of branches, click here.

8. Krispy Kreme – free doughnuts and all-year perks

birthday freebies discounts Krispy KremeThe classic Original Glazed doughnut.
Image credit: @krispykremeph via Instagram

If you love doughnuts, then a free Krispy Kreme is perfect for your birthday. Score a birthday month treat with the OG Card—snag a free box of three Original Glazed doughnuts. Additionally, you can enjoy a VIP status with early access to promos and more freebies all year round.

You can get an OG card at P195 (~USD3.48) at any Krispy Kreme store or online via Krispy Kreme’s website.

For a list of branches, click here.

– Attractions –

9. Enchanted Kingdom – free regular day pass

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

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 2 paying companions to claim your free regular day pass. Your companions can also get their passes at a 10% discount to save you even more money. FYI, a Regular day pass costs P1,100 (~USD19.90).

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

This promo is available for walk-in ticket purchases only.

Address: RSBS Boulevard, San Lorenzo Road, South, Santa Rosa, Laguna
Opening hours:
Wed-Sun 11am-8pm (Closed from Mondays to Tuesdays)
(02) 8584 3535 | website

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

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

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.

To avail of The Dessert Museum’s birthday promo, you have to book online through their website during your birthmonth. Regular online rate costs P699 (~USD12.64).

Address: Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Opening hours:
10am-10 pm, Daily
0966 210 6010 | website

11. Bakebe – free co-baking experience

Birthday freebies - Bakebe
Image credit: @shastin_yanikka via Instagram

If trying your hand at a new skill is on your bucket list as you turn to a new age, check out Bakebe PH for a birthday freebies deal. This co-baking space lets birthday celebrants try baking at an IG-worthy location for free on their birth month.

As long as you bring one paying companion, you’ll get to bake pastries such as cupcakes, cookies, and macarons. You’ll even get to bring home your pièce de résistance.

Do note that this promo is not available for walk-ins so be sure to make an online reservation. The promo is also not valid on holidays and weekends. The regular weekday rate starts at P799 (~USD14.45).

Bakebe PH has braches in SM Aura Premier in Taguig and S Maison in Pasay.

SM Aura branch
Address: Level 2, SM Aura Premier, 26th Street, Corner McKinley Parkway, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Opening hours:
10am-10pm, Daily

S Maison branch
Level 1, S Maison, Conrad Manila, Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Opening hours:
10am-9pm, Daily

Contact: 0936 957 9045 | website

– Online stores –

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

Birthday freebies - Look PH
Drunk Elephant products.
Image credit: @abboudfiraz via Instagram.

Look PH gives birthday celebrants who are beauty enthusiasts P250 to P400 (~USD4.52 to USD7.23) off on their birth month as long as they spend at least P1,000 (~USD18.09).

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

To get their 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.

SM Aura branch
SM Aura Premier, 26th Street, Corner McKinley Parkway, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 0917 803 9475 | website

SM Mall of Asia branch
Unit 204-210A, Level 2, Mall Area, SM Mall of Asia, J.W. Diokno Boulevard, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: (02) 7215 8441 | website

13. Shopee – 15% off sitewide

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

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 (~USD0.90) minimum spend, capped at P200 (~USD3.62). 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.

Grab these birthday promotions and freebies

You don’t have to go beyond your budget to treat yourself to these birthday promotions and freebies you can get in the Philippines. So, now that you know about them, dine, discover, and shop away!

If you’re looking for a staycation spot for your birthday, check out our list of Makati hotels. Or if you want to celebrate your birthday by partying, head to a few of these bars and gastropubs in Poblacion.

Cover image adapted from: Ramen Nagi PH via Facebook, @dessertmuseum/@jaleongson via Instagram, @abboudfiraz via Instagram

This article was originally published on 13 September 2022 by Kim Shelly Tan. Last updated by Gly Parañal on 12 January 2024.