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Choosing a wedding registry? 100-plus free gifts from retailers.

These 10 stores offer free gifts to couples who sign up for wedding registries with them, and in some cases, fulfill purchase requirements. 

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Getting married is expensive. With the average American wedding clocking in at a hefty $32,641, for many newlyweds, the only light at the end of the financial tunnel comes from the pile of wedding gifts purchased off their carefully selected registry.

So if you're newly engaged, why not boost those rewards by registering at a store that offers registry freebies? We rounded up our ten favorite retailers that offer bonus gifts for couples who register with them. While you won't be eligible to receive most of these gifts until certain items on your registry have been fulfilled, some stores offer freebies just for registration!

Amazon

Many opt to register with Amazon in order to select a wider range of gifts, and the online mega-retailer also offers a variety of bonus gifts to couples whose guests fulfill these purchase parameters:

  • Get a $50 Nespresso club credit when your guests complete a purchase of a Nespresso machine at $199 or more.
  • Receive a 9" stainless steel French skillet, customized with your initials and wedding date when your guests complete an All Clad registry of $1,500 or more.
  • Get a 20oz double-wall insulated smoothie cup when a guest orders a Vitamix blender off your registry.
  • Receive a limited edition stoneware mini-cocotte gift set in pearlescent white when your guests complete a Le Creusetregistry of $500 or more.

Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath & Beyond offers a wide range of free registry gifts -- the most of any store on this list -- which can be redeemed upon completion by filling out a gift vendor redemption form and sending it to the vendor along with a copy of your registry. You can check them all out here, but here are a few of our favorite registry freebies currently offered by the home goods retailer:

  • Free Mikasa Cheers Carafe with $500 purchase of of Mikasa products.
  • Free Lenox Tuscony Pierced Decanter with $500 purchase of Lenox, Dansk and/or Gorham products.
  • Free two-piece Moments Eternity pasta set with purchase of eight Moments Eternity five-piece place settings or Promise stainless steel flatware.
  • Free Fitz and Floyd sweetheart tray with $150 purchase of Fitz and Floyd Everyday White.
  • Free Yamazaki serving set in your pattern with purchase of eight five-piece place settings of Yamazaki flatware.
  • Free set of two Heart-to-Heart wine glasses with $250 purchase of Riedel or Nachtmann.
  • Free Sophie Conran white two-piece chip and dip set with $450 purchase of Sophie Conran for Portmeiron.
  • Two free Crescendo Champagne Flutes with $200 purchase of Luigi Bormioli
  • Free vegetable bowl in your color or pattern with purchase of 10 Noritake dinnerware place settings.
  • Free Lyndon 3" x 3" silver plate picture frame with purchase of eight crystal stem glasses from Reed & Barton.
  • Free 8" Non-Stick Fry pan and Red Oven Mitt with $500 purchase of OXO Cookware and/or Kitchen Electrics products.
  • Free 9" personally engraved French Skillet with $800 purchase of All-Clad products.
  • Three free Multi-Color Mixing Bowls with $500 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Free Bakeware set with purchase of $500 in Kitchenaid products.
  • Two free Keurig Travel Mugs with purchase of a Keurig Home Brewing System and two portion packs.
  • Free Dyson DC56 Handheld Vacuum with purchase of $599 in Dyson products.

Crate & Barrel

In addition to offering free shipping on registry orders over $99, Crate and Barrel also boasts some impressive registry bonus gifts:

  • Free Santoku Knife and a nonstick griddle with $500 purchase of Calphalon products.
  • Free 9" personally engraved French skillet with $800 purchase of All-Clad products.
  • Free special edition two-piece set of Le Creuset Mini White Pearl Cocottes with $500 purchase of Le Creuset products.
  • Free stoneware Mini-Cocotte gift set and Toughened Nonstick Braiser with Lid with $1,000 purchase of Le Creuset products.
  • Free WÜSTHOF Apron with $200 purchase of WÜSTHOF cutlery.
  • Free WÜSTHOF Classic 4" Extra-Wide Paring Knife ($80 value) with $450 purchase of WÜSTHOF gifts.
  • Free Mini Wiki cutting board with $300 purchase of Schmidt Brothers cutlery.
  • Free 3.5" Paring Knife with $450 purchase of Global cutlery.
  • Free spice refill with purchase of two Peugeot mills.
  • Free BPA-free 20 oz travel cup with purchase of a Vitamix blender.
  • Free Charm Satin 12-piece part set with purchase of 12 place settings of Charlotte, Clark, Emerge, Jett, Kenton, Lauf,Quinlan or Twist flatware.
  • Four free cocktail forks with purchase of 12 place settings of Ginkgo Mesa flatware.
  • 12 free coffee spoons with purchase of 12 J&H International place settings.
  • Six free espresso spoons with purchase of 12 Yamazaki Olympic or Eva place settings.
  • Free 4" x 6" tarnish-resistant silver-plate frame with purchase of 12 Reed & Barton Grand Hotel 11, Royce or Axel flatware.
  • Free Sesame Tealight Holder with purchase of $450 or more Robert Welch Design items.
  • Three free Multi-Color Mixing Bowls with $500 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Free food processor-shaped USB Flash Drive with $150 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Free $50 Nespresso Club Credit with $199 purchase of Nespresso products.
  • Free set of two espresso cups with purchase of a DeLonghi Dedica Slimline Espresso Maker, Combination Coffee and Espresso Machine, Dedica Cappuccino Maker EC860 or Fully Automatic Espresso Machine.
  • Free milk frother with purchase of DeLonghi Dedica Slimline Espresso Maker or Combination Coffee and Espresso Machine.
  • Free coffee grinder with purchase of DeLonghi Cappuccino Maker EC860.

Crate & Barrel also offers a variety of gift card bonuses for both registry and completion:

  • Get a $10 Crate & Barrel gift card when you register a KitchenAid stand mixer attachment and blender, and an additional $50 gift card upon purchase of this item off your registry.
  • Get a $10 gift card when $89.95 or more in Chef's Choice products are purchased off your registry, and a $25 gift card when $169.95 or more is purchased off your registry.

Dillard's

This southern department store chain has some great incentives for engaged couples who use Dillard's for their registry:

  • Free flash drive with 75 original Cuisinart recipes when you register for $150 worth of Cuisinart products.
  • Free open vegetable bowl with your pattern with completion of eight place settings of Dillard's China.
  • 20% off the remaining home, beauty, lingerie and furniture department items on your registry, and 10% off the remaining small electrics.
  • Free Southern Living Comfort Food cookbook when you complete your registry in store.
  • Register and complete eight of the same Dillard's Crystal Stemware stems and get a 9th for free.
  • Free 9" All-Clad French skillet with $800 purchase of All-Clad products off your registry.
  • Free "Yours, Mine and Ours" set with a bronze heart cookie sheet, mini turner and 12.5" "Yours and Mine" skillet when you complete $500 worth of Anolon products.
  • Three free Multi-Color Mixing Bowls with $500 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Register for and receive $500 worth of Le Creuset products and you are eligible to receive a Complimentary limited edition stoneware mini cocotte gift set. Register for and receive $1000 worth of Le Creuset products and you are eligible to receive the mini cocotte gift set and a toughened nonstick braiser with lid.
  • Get a $50 Nespresso club credit when your guests complete a purchase of a Nespresso machine at $199 or more.
  • Free universal two-piece Entertainment set with completion of a Oneida flatware registry of at least 10 place settings.
  • Free stainless steel Berry Serving Spoon with purchase of $100 in Reed and Barton flatware.
  • Free 'Art of Blending' hardcover book with purchase of a Vitamix blender.

JCPenney

It's hard to find 'em on their site, but JCPenney has quite a few registry incentives for couples who register with them! You'll also be qualified for a 10% off discount on any unclaimed items on your registry up to six months after your wedding.

  • Free Simply Calphalon knife and trivet with $400 purchase of Calphalon products off your registry.
  • Free food processor-shaped USB flash drive filled with 75 original Cuisinart recipes with $150 purchase of Cuisinart products off your registry.
  • Three free Multi-Color Mixing Bowls with $500 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Free one-year subscription to Bon Appetit magazine with $350 or more in purchases of qualifying Epicurious products.
  • Four free Michelangelo Masterpiece stemmed liqueur glasses with purchase of eight Michelangelo Masterpiece items fromLuigi Bormioli.
  • Free baking cookbook with $500 purchase of KitchenAid small appliance and kitchenware registry items.
  • Free Oneida serving tonga with $100 purchase of Oneida items off your registry.
  • Free J.A. Henckels knife set with $150 purchase of J.A. Henckels items.

Kohl's

In addition to getting 15% off unfulfilled registry items after your wedding has passed and earning 10% rewards on gifts purchased off your registry, couples who register at Kohls can enjoy:

  • Free stainless steel two-quart tea kettle with registry of $400 or more in qualifying Calphalon products.
  • Free Circulon "Sweetheart Bundle" with $400 purchase of Circulon items from your registry.
  • Three free Multi-Color Mixing Bowls with $500 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Free food processor-shaped USB flash drive filled with 75 original Cuisinart recipes with $150 purchase of Cuisinart products off your registry.
  • Free high quality stainless steel pastry server with $150 purchase of Fiesta flatware products from your registry.
  • Free three-piece parer set with $150 purchase of J.A. Henckels products.
  • Two free Keurig stainless steel travel mugs with purchase of a Keurig Home Brewing System and two boxes of portion packs.
  • Free Wilton Armetale Flutes and Pearls Heart Dish with $250 purchase of Wilton Armetale products.

Macy's

Couples who register at Macy's can take 20% off remaining items on their registry after their wedding, and 10% off furniture, rugs and mattresses. They'll also be eligible to receive:

  • Free 9" All-Clad French skillet with $800 purchase of All-Clad products off your registry.
  • Free "Yours, Mine and Ours" set with a bronze heart cookie sheet, mini turner and 12.5" "Yours and Mine" skillet when you complete $500 worth of Anolon products.
  • Free nonstick 12" grill and 5" Santoku knife with $500 in purchases of Calphalon products.
  • Free Chicago Cutlery bamboo cutting board with purchase of a Chicago Cutlery Insignia Cutlery Set.
  • Two free serving bowls with $150 purchase of Corelle products.
  • Free Corningware French White Round Pie Plate with purchase of any four-piece set of Corningware.
  • Three free Multi-Color Mixing Bowls with $500 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Free Delsey Helium Sky personal bag in black with $250 purchase of Delsey products.
  • Two free Denby pasta bowls in your pattern with $750 purchase of Denby products.
  • Free Dyson Articulating Hard Floor Tool with $400 in Dyson purchases.
  • Free Joseph Joseph three-piece peeler set with $100 in Joseph Joseph purchases.
  • Two free Keurig stainless steel mugs with purchase of any Keurig home brewing system.
  • Free KitchenAid two-piece bakeware set with $500 in KitchenAid purchases.
  • Register for and receive $500 worth of Le Creuset products and you are eligible to receive a Complimentary limited edition stoneware mini cocotte gift set. Register for and receive $1000 worth of Le Creuset products and you are eligible to receive the mini cocotte gift set and a toughened nonstick braiser with lid.
  • Free 5" x7" invitation frame with $500 in Michael Aram purchases.
  • Free Nambé 6" Butterfly Bowl with $250 in Nambé purchases.
  • Get a $50 Nespresso club credit when your guests complete a purchase of a Nespresso machine at $199 or more.
  • Free Pyrex Black Portable Bag with hot/cold insert with purchase of at least two sets of Pyrex.
  • Free set of two monogrammed Heart to Heart champagne flutes with $400 purchase of Reidel products.
  • Get a 20oz double-wall insulated smoothie cup when a guest orders a Vitamix blender off your registry.
  • Free Wilton Armetale Heart Tray with $250 Wilton Armetale purchase.
  • Free Wüsthof stainless steel kitchen shears and 3" paring knife with $400 in Wüsthof purchases.
  • Free Zwilling J.A. Henckels 6" Utility Knife with $300 in Zwilling J.A. Henckels purchases.
  • Free open vegetable bowl with purchase of at least 10 China place settings from Mikasa, Lenox, Marchesa by Lenox, kate spade new york, Dansk, DKNY, Noritake, Waterford, Wedgwood, Vera Wang by Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Monique Lhuillier Waterford, Villeroy & Boch and/or Sophie Conran for Portmeirion & Spode
  • Free goblet, flute or wine glass with purchase of at least 10 same-size pieces of open stock stemware from Mikasa, Lenox,kate spade new york, Waterford, Marquis by Waterford and/or Wedgwood & Vera Wang Wedgwood.
  • Free two to five piece hostess serving set with purchase of at least 10 stainless steel flatware place settings from Lenox,Gorham, kate spade new york, Dansk, Marchesa by Lenox, Waterford, Wedgwood, Vera Wang Wedgwood, Monique Lhuillier Waterford, Oneida and/or Reed & Barton & Nambé.

Sur La Table

Sur La Table offers several gifts just for registering...

  • Free subscription to Brides Magazine for registering at Sur La Table!
  • Free food processor-shaped USB flash drive filled with 75 original Cuisinart recipes when you register $150 worth of Cuisinart products.
  • Free 'Pressure Cooker Perfection' cookbook when you register for a Fagor Pressure Cooker.
  • $10 Sur La Table gift card when you register for a KitchenAid Stand Mixer, Mixer Attachment and Blender.
  • Free cut-resistant glove when you register for $49.95 or more of Microplane products.
  • Free polishing cloth when you register for $500 or more of Riedel products.
  • Free four-piece prep set when you register for $150 or more of Victorinox cutlery.
  • Free Wüsthof apron when you register for $200 or more of Wüsthof cutlery.

...And even more for registry completion:

  • Free monogrammed skillet with $800 in completed All-Clad purchases off your registry.
  • Three free Multi-Color Mixing Bowls with $500 purchase of Cuisinart products.
  • Free Demeyere Resto Egg Poacher with $1,000 in Demeyere purchases.
  • Free set of four Lys Mise En Place Bowls after $75 or more in Duralex purchases.
  • Free square baking dish after $500 or more in Emile Henry purchases.
  • Free set of four Bouillon spoons with purchase of 12 Fortessa flatware place settings.
  • Free 3" peeler knife with $450 or more in Global purchases.
  • Free espresso cups with purchase of a Fransis Francis X7 iperEspresso Machine from illy Coffee.
  • $50 gift card for completion of a KitchenAid Stand Mixer, Stand Mixer Attachment and Blender.
  • Free sharpening steel and DVD with $600 or more in Kramer by Zwilling purchases.
  • Free three-slot knife block with $50 or more in Kyocera purchases.
  • Get a $50 Nespresso club credit when your guests complete a purchase of a Nespresso machine at $199 or more.
  • Free Pep'S Combi mill with $80 of Peugeot purchases.
  • Two free Vinum champagne glasses after $500 or more in Riedel purchases.
  • Free Rösle whisk after $250 or more in Rösle purchases.
  • Free Scanpan apron and potholder set after $400 in Scanpan purchases.
  • Two free champagne glasses with purchase of 18 Schott Zwiesel glasses.
  • Free Shun knife with $450 or more in Shun purchases.
  • Free mini cocotte with $500 or more in Staub purchases.
  • Free paring knife with $450 or more in Wüsthof purchases.
  • Free serrated utility knife with $300 or more in J.A. Henckels purchases.

Target

Couples who register at Target can enjoy a 15% discount on everything left on their registry after their wedding, and these registry-completion bonus gifts:

  • Free GreenPan cookbook with $100 of GreenPan cookware.
  • Two free Keurig stainless steel travel mugs with purchase of a Keurig Home Brewing System and two boxes of portion packs.
  • Free sweetheart pan with $300 of Circulon purchases.
  • Four free copper mugs with $300 of 10 Strawberry Street purchases.
  • Free ramekin twin pack with purchase of any CW by CorningWare four-piece set.
  • Free multi-peel set of three peelers with $100 purchase of Joseph Joseph products.
  • Four free monogrammed coasters with $50 of Thirstystone purchases.
  • Free set of two champagne flutes with $100 in Luigi Bormioli drinkware.
  • Free pull-through knife sharpener with purchase of a J.A. Hanckels Fine Edge knife block.
  • Free three-piece serving set with $80 in Cambridge products.
  • Free three-quart slow cooker with $150 in Hamilton Beach products.
  • Get a $50 Nespresso club credit when your guests complete a purchase of a Nespresso machine at $199 or more.
  • Free Ninja Express Chopper with $100 in Ninja products.
  • Free salt and pepper refill set with $80 in Peugeot products.
  • Free Shark Pet Perfect Cordless Hand Vacuum with $200 in Shark products.

Williams-Sonoma

Couples who register at Williams-Sonoma get 10% off their remaining registry items for six months after their wedding, and these bonus gifts for completing certain registry purchases:

  • Free 9" All-Clad French skillet with $800 purchase of All-Clad products off your registry.
  • Free Wüsthof chef's apron when your register for $200 or more of Wüsthof products, and free Wüsthof Classic 3 1/2" Fully-Serrated Utility Knife when your guests have completed $450 in Wüsthof purchases.
  • Free Shun knife with $450 in Shun purchases.
  • Free paring knife with $450 in Global purchases.
  • Get a $50 Nespresso club credit when your guests complete a purchase of a Nespresso machine at $199 or more.

This article first appeared on Brad’s Deals.

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