Companies Offering Free Services or Waving Fees

Please understand that there are many more wonderful companies offering free resources or waving / reducing fees. This list is by no means comprehensive.

Phone and Internet:

  • T-Mobile is offering all current customers unlimited data and waiving late fees for next 30-60 days
  • Mint Mobile: New and existing customers can get Unlimited 4G LTE Data for free. Click here for more details
  • AT&T: AT&T is suspending broadband data caps for home internet customers. You can read more here. They’re also waiving late fees for next 30-60 days. They’ll also provide free access to its public WiFi hot spots.
  • Sprint is offering unlimited data for all users and waiving late fees for next 30-60 days
  • Verizon: Verizon will waive late fees and keep residential and small business customers connected if negatively impacted by global crisis. More here
  • Enterprise will waive underage fees for college students age 18-24. here are more details

Fitness:

  • Planet Fitness is offering Free in-home workouts for everyone. Workouts will be led by trainers and surprise celebrity guests. If you miss the live class, you can come back and watch it later.
  • Peleton is offering an extended 90-day free trial to its at-home workouts application during the quarantine. The in-app workouts don’t require you own any Peloton equipment, and include yoga, HIIT, stretching, and other categories. Download the Peleton app for free in the App Store or Play Store.

Credit Cards/Finance:

  • Apple Card holders will be allowed to skip their March payment without incurring interest by signing up for a Customer Assistance Program, Apple is informing its customers. To join the Customer Assistance Program, Apple Card customers can call an Apple support rep directly through the Apple Wallet app and ask to be added. Click here for more details
  • American Express will waive 2 months of payments without charging penalties or interest. However, if you use this benefit, you won’t be able to use that credit card or points until you opt out. Click here for more info or to sign up for their hardship program
  • Chase, and other banks will offer 60 days of no late fees or interest for those impacted by the quarantine, call your bank to find out if you are eligible and what terms will apply.
  • Some leasing companies are offering to push off payments for 1 to 3 months. In return, they’ll extend your lease by that amount of time and have you pay regular payments then, essentially giving you an extra 1 to 3 months for free. Your max miles for the lease though will remain the same. Contact your auto see what they’re offering.
  • Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners get free On-Star and free in vehicle internet
  • Many states (New York included) and mortgage companies are offering 1 to 6 months of no mortgage payment requirements. Contact your mortgage provider to see what they’re offering and if you qualify.

Food / Misc:

  • Starbucks will give a free tall hot or iced brewed coffee to anyone that identifies themselves as a front line responder from today through May 3rd
  • Crocs will be giving out 10,000 pairs of their shoes for FREE starting 3/26 12pm EST to healthcare workers. here is more info
  • CVS and Walgreens: Both CVS and Walgreens will waive charges for home delivery of prescription medicines

News Publications that are removing their paywalls:

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Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/YouShouldKnow/comments/fpdxob/ysk_many_companies_are_offering_free_services/

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