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Readers Respond: What's the Best Freebie You've Gotten From Craigslist?

Responses: 12


Although Craigslist is best known as a place where you can buy and sell stuff, you also can get a ton of free stuff from Craigslist.

If you're not sure how to get Craigslist freebies, I'll walk you through how to find the best free stuff on Craigslist so you can join in on the fun.

If you've used Craigslist to get free stuff, I'd love to hear about your best Craigslist freebie.

Great Big Screen

I was fortunate to find a Mitsubishi 45 inch in excellent condition. Thanks Craigslist!
—Guest Joseph


I got a free Honda Goldwing that i rode for over a year!... a free motorcycle, that i gave away that came with 2 free helmets, one which was expensive... and i got an electric bicycle free.. and 30+ free windows to build a greenhouse...sold the goldwing, so... techniocally craigslist gave me thousands of dollars
—Guest Robin

Home Gym System

Got a universal home gym machine from body solid. worth about $1,200 brand new. I still cant believe it and it still looks new. This is a nice addition to my home gym.
—Guest Louie

Mattress set

We had to travel a bit but it was worth it. He even included mattress covers.
—Guest jerjorju

Free Air Hockey Table.

The best thing I've gotten was an air hockey table.
—Guest Nick

Free Cat From Craigslist

My male cat TJ. Received him about April, found on the list, made communication and arrangements. He is now my shadow, pal and best friend. Whereever I go within my apartment he is right there waiting for me. Would do it again, he has given so much love and affection.
—Guest Jackie

Free Ikea Computer Desk

An Ikea Computer Desk for my daughter that I almost purchased the day before.
—Guest jen

Truck Cap

Free cap for my truck. May not be the best freebie from Craigslist, but since I just got it yesterday it is sure fresh in my mind.
—Guest MarkB

Best Craigslist Freebie

We just got a hot tub off of Craigslist - added bonus they delivered it to our house for free too
—Guest TereseaJ

Free Computer

Some business in Dallas (I live in Denton) was liquidating a ton of old Dell computers. I guess they tried to sell some of them but couldn't get rid of these. I just drove down and picked it up. Not a bad computer either.

maternity clothes

when I was pregnant with my first son I got boxes of free maternity clothes from this one woman. I couldn't believe it!!
—Guest ConnieL

Living Room Set

Believe it or not, I got a couch, chair and a coffee table all for free on Craigslist. I still can't believe I got my living room filled up for free.

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