24 Best Mother's Day Freebies, Discounts and Deals

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By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer

Mother's Day 2016 falls on May 8, so if you haven't already started shopping for that special lady in your life, it's time to make it a priority. In 2015, 35 percent of Americans planned to pay $20 to $50 to get mom a gift and only 12 percent expected to spend $100 to $150, according to a survey conducted by Ebates. People are stepping it up for 2016, with 30 percent planning to spend $51 to $100 and 27 percent preparing to pay $100 to $250 for the perfect present.

If you're having trouble coming up with gift ideas for Mother's Day, you're in luck, because Ebates also surveyed moms to find out what they want this year. The top five most highly coveted presents for Mother's Day 2016 include quality time with family, flowers, chocolate, a spa day and brunch with the family.

Don't panic if you don't have a huge budget for gifts, because with a little savvy shopping you can still get your mother the amazing present she deserves. Use these Mother's Day deals to save on flowers, jewelry, spa days and more.

Mother's Day Flowers and Gift Basket Promos

From a bouquet of flowers to a delightful gift basket, take advantage of these Mother's Day discounts.

  • 1-800-Baskets: Take 20 percent off Mother's Day gifts with code GIVE until May 9.
  • 1-800-Flowers: Take 15 percent off all flowers and gifts with code FLWRFFTN until July 3.
  • FruitBouquets.com: Take 20 percent off any order with code FRUITNOW until May 8.
  • GourmetGiftBaskets.com: Get 10 percent off any order with code Moms10 until May 31.
  • Harry and David: Take 20 percent off any order with code SAVINGS until May 31.
  • SendFlowers.com: Get Mother's Day flowers starting at $19.99 with code IR10 until May 9.
  • Mother's Day Deals on Chocolate and Sweets

    Satisfy mom's sweet tooth by using a Mother's Day promo to buy her some delicious candy or baked goods.

    • Cheryl's: Get 15 percent off any order with code TAKE15 until May 8.
    • Dylan's Candy Bar: Save 25 percent off the Mother's Day collection with code SWEETMOM until May 8.
    • Hawaiian Host: Take 10 percent off all Handy Packs with code HANDY10 for a limited time.
    • Mouth: Save 20 percent on Mother's Day gifts with code MOM20 until May 31.
    • Mother's Day Jewelry Sales

      Buy your mom something sparkly with these Mother's Day sales on fine jewelry and more.

      • Helzberg Diamonds: Enjoy free shipping on any order with code FS2016 through Dec. 31.
      • Kay Jewelers: Save $50 off a jewelry purchase of $149 or more with code KE550000001011 and take $100 off purchases of $299 or more with code KE150000001010 through May 8.
      • Premium Pearl: Save 20 percent with code MOM2016 through May 8. 
      • Zales: Get 20 percent off select emerald styles with code EMERALD20AFF until June 1.
      • Mother's Day Spa Coupons and Skincare Deals

        Your mom deserves some time to herself to relax, so help her do just that by purchasing a Mother's Day deal on a spa day or skincare products so she can pamper herself at home.

        • Bed Bath & Beyond: Take 20 percent off one item in-store with this printable coupon through May 30.
        • L'Occitane: Receive a free 5-piece Mother's Day gift with your order of $55 or more with code MOTHER until May 8.
        • Murad: Use code MURADMOM to get a free mother's day gift set -- $54 value -- with any purchase of $125 or more until May 10.
        • Spa & Wellness: Take 10 percent off gift cards with code SPA10 until Dec. 30, 2020.
        • Spafinder Wellness: Save 10 percent off orders of $50 or more and receive free shipping with code MOM10OFF until May 8.
        • Mother's Day Discounts on Everything Else

          From eCards to shoes, take advantage of the many other Mother's Day sale opportunities to cut costs on a great gift for your mom.

          • DSW: Get a $10 bonus card for every $50 in gift cards purchased as part of the Mother's Day 2016 sale, while supplies last or until May 8.
          • Family Christian Stores: Take 20 percent off with code 136405323 until May 8.
          • Hallmark eCards: Get 25 percent off subscriptions to eCards with code HMECARDS25SPRING until May 31.
          • Kohl's: Get 15 percent off when you spend $100 or more with code EBATES15 until Dec. 31.
          • Ticketmaster: Use code TMN241 for buy one, get one free tickets until May 31.
          • Whatever you do to pamper your mom this Mother's Day, use the deals and discounts above. That way, she'll feel special and you won't have to go over budget. But no matter what you do for her or get her on May 8, make sure you thank her for all she's done for you.

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