Do you dread collecting your mail, knowing there’ll only be bills or advertising clogging up your mailbox?
Wouldn’t it be nice to actually look forward to your postie’s visit, knowing that you might have a treat arriving? And better yet, a FREE treat!?
Although modern life seems to get more expensive by the day, there are still some things that haven’t changed; companies still need people to try their products, and many of them offer free samples to whet your appetite.
From baby products and pet food to skincare and snacks, we’ve scoured the internet to find all the best free samples available to Australian residents.
See if your fussy pet likes a different variety of food, try out a new moisturiser, or get experimental with your tea-drinking.
40 Places to Get Free Samples in Australia
With this list of free samples, you don’t have to waste your money trying things that may not be right for you, and you get to look forward to checking your mail while you wait for your goodies to arrive!
A word to the wise; although the products listed here are free, you will often have to cover the cost of postage and handling, so make sure you’re requesting something you really want, to make it worth the cost.
Free Health and Beauty Samples
Every day, White Glo gives a pack away to 50 Australians who subscribe to their mailing list! You’ll get an anti-stain toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental flosser toothpicks.
Even if you’re not one of the 50, you’ll go into a monthly draw to win a three-month supply of White Glo products, so it’s worth a shot!
These guys have quite a good range of samples available, including cleansers, moisturisers, and shampoos. You may have to pay postage.
Score yourself a selection of samples by sending in a stamped, self-addressed envelope. You could receive products aimed at men, women, or babies, depending on what’s in stock.
Molton Brown sell bath and body care for men and women, along with fragrances and gifts. When you order something from the website, you’ll get a free sample which changes every month.
Andalou want you to try their Pumpkin Face Mask for free – and who are you to argue!
When you buy something from the website, you can choose a free sample to throw into the cart!
Got some hardcore worker’s hands that need a bit of TLC? Try a free 4-gram sample of Working Hands.
In exchange for filling out a very brief survey, Ecostore will send you some freebies – maybe home cleaning products, baby products or health and beauty supplies.
Order one of their health and beauty products for men or women and you get 3 samples! Plus, free shipping if you spend more than $35
Choose from a vast range of protein powders, intra workout supplements, meal replacements, and more – for free!
They offer free samples of selected products if you cover postage and handling of $2. You might get goodies from the Natralus range, the Hand and Skin Shield range, or the My Little One range.
Choose from 11 different flavours of their protein powder, including Chocolate Honeycomb and Salted Caramello!
For $5 shipping, you’ll get a free protein sample pack in a variety of flavours.
Free Baby Product Samples
Oli6 – Dairy Goat Toddler Milk Drink
You can test a sample of this milk drink on your little one, choosing from products for different age groups. All you need to do is cover the cost of postage, at $2.
Try some different skincare sachets, test the infant formula, score a baby starter kit, or sample the AromaBaby Barrier Balm – just cover postage costs of around $1.
Try before you buy – choose from the infant formula for ages one and above or two and above. You’ll get a free sachet.
When you sign up to become a member, you’ll get a free 34g sachet of this milk drink to try with your wee one.
Nappies are expensive! See if Cuddles have the right one for you baby by requesting a free sample.
Huggies offer a free sample pack of Little Swimmers or DryNites when you join the Huggies Club.
Try out the BabyLove Newborn or Infant Nappy for free, delivered right to your door!
Offering organic baby products, Nature’s Child say they have free samples from time to time, which you can request via the comments box when ordering other products. You may get lucky and score some free baby wipes or skincare on top of your order.
Get a pretty hefty Trial Eco pack containing Nappies or Pull Ups and Wipes (80 pieces!) – all biodegradable. You will have to shell out $18.95 for postage and handling, but the sample is generous!
Free Women’s Products
These biscuits are designed to keep breastfeeding mums healthy and support a good milk supply. They’re all organic with no preservatives.
You’ll get to try one vanilla and one orange and cinnamon for free, but you’ll have to cover the cost of postage, which is $7.50.
Try out some pads or liners (tampons are no longer permitted to be given out as free samples). Limited to four per household per year.
Select up to two products to try, from light liners to extra-long liners.
TENA offer one sample per person per month for their liners.
Choose from liners and pads or briefs and underpads for your free My Comfort sample.”
Support good health by trying out the Canestan laundry rinse, limited to one sample per address per month.
Another freebie from Canestan coming your way via the link above.
For 18 years and above; choose from one of the two personal lubricant options offered by Sasmar.
Get your mitts on a Men’s Flex5 or Women’s Soleil Sensitive razor – while stocks last.
Try up to two samples of Real-Fit Underwear for Men or Women.
Free Food and Drink Samples
Pay for freight and get a sample pack of either Sprout Mix, Nuts, Caribbean Fruit and Nuts, or Bird Pellets, depending on availability.
While stocks last, you can score a sample of either Slim or Matcha Tea.
Supplying loose leaf authentic Chinese tea to Australians, you can get a sample of your choice by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope their way.
Choose from two Sample Packs with a generous range of flavours in each. You’ll need to pay a small shipping fee.
Free Pet Food Samples
You can get up to five samples of food for your cat or dog – from small to large breed, all life stages. Just cover $5 postage.
For your canine buddy. Choose from a wide range of samples from either the Original or Grain-Free range.
Designed to keep the coat of your cat or dog healthy and shiny – score a free sample.
Black Box Australia is offering free memberships for NSW, VIC, and CANBERRA residents.
How does it work? You just fill out a profile, and if a product comes up to match you, you’ll go into the draw to receive a black box full of goodies. Offerings can range from food, beauty products, health care, drinks and more.