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Money-Saving Guide—Military Discounts All Year

When it comes to special offers and discounts, your status as a veteran or active-duty service member gets you more than the special discounts available on Veterans Day. Many retailers, restaurants, services and more offer special benefits for military personnel and their families every day of the year. Here’s a look at some of the best perks you can take advantage of year around.

Please note that the discounts below may require a military ID. Discounts that can be redeemed by spouses and dependents will be noted as such. Discounts that require a Veterans Advantage membership will also be noted.

Airlines & Transportation

Alaska Airlines: Special rates for service members traveling on an official excused absence, various other discounts available with a Veterans Advantage membership.
Amtrak: 10% off, also applicable to military families.
American Airlines: 10% off when enrolled in VetRewards, must have Veterans Advantage membership.
Avis: Up to 35% off car rentals, also available to military spouses.
Enterprise: Discounts available, rate dependent on needs.
Hertz: 10% off.
Greyhound: 10% off tickets.
Jet Blue: 5% off, must have Veterans Advantage membership.
Southwest Airlines: Discounts available but can only be retrieved by calling 1-800-I-FLY-SWA.
United Airlines: 5% off, one free checked bag, must have Veterans Advantage membership.


BMW: Receive between $500 and $2,000 toward a vehicle lease or purchase, also available to military spouses.
Ford: Special offers on vehicles and programs through the Ford Military Appreciation Program.
Honda: $500 toward purchases and leases on new vehicles.
Hyundai: $500 toward purchase on vehicles.
Mazda: $500 toward purchases, free vehicle inspection and oil changes.
Nissan: Save between $500 and $1,000 with the Nissan Military Program.
Subaru: $500 discount on the best price offer within 12 months of your date of separation.
Toyota: $500 money back on vehicle purchases.
Volkswagen: $500 toward purchase on vehicles.


AMC Theaters: Discount dependent on location, also available to military families, may require Veterans Advantage.
Busch Gardens: Discounts dependent on location.
Cinemark: Discount dependent on location.
Disney Parks: Special rates on select days for those living in-state.
Legoland: Differing discounts available for admission and sometimes lodging, also available to military families.
National Parks: Free entrance to over 2,000 recreational areas, also applicable to Gold Star Families.
Regal Cinemas: Discount dependent on location, also available to military families.
San Diego Zoo: Free one-day admission to active military personnel only, 10% for dependents with ID.
Six Flags: 20% off general admission tickets, also available to military spouses.


Hyatt: 10-15% off your stay at most locations, also available to family members. Use code MILVET when booking.
IHG Hotels: At least 5% off, dependent on location.
La Quinta Hotels: 12% off best available rate.
Red Roof Inn: 10% off or 20% with Veterans Advantage.
Super 8: 15% off best available rate.
Wyndham Hotels: 12% off best rates, additional discounts and rewards available.


Applebee’s: 10% off.
Ben & Jerry’s: Varying discounts between 10-15% off.
Boston Market: 20% off.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: 10% off.
Buffalo Wild Wings: 10% off.
Cinnabon: 15% off.
Dave & Buster’s: 15% off food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Denny’s: 10-20% off depending on location.
Famous Dave’s BBQ: 15% off.
Golden Corral: 20% off.
Hard Rock Café: 15% off all non-alcoholic items and gift store purchases.
IHOP: 20% off at most locations.
Longhorn Steakhouse: 10% off.
Noodles & Company: 15% off.
Popeye’s: 20% off, can be combined with other coupons.
Texas de Brazil: 15% off, also applicable to teachers and EMS.


American Express: Waived annual fees for all credit cards.
AT&T: 25% off unlimited wireless plans. Plans starting at less than $27 a month for four lines.
Disney+: 25% off annual subscriptions through
HelloFresh: 55% off your first box, 15% off boxes for the rest of the year.
Microsoft: 10% off select products, also available to family members.
Paramount+: 25% off for life of the subscription.
PODS (Moving and Storage): Up to 10% off.
Samsung: 30% off products and services.
Sprint T-Mobile: 50% off family lines.


Adidas: 30% off online and in-store.
Apple: 10% off products and accessories, also available to family members.
Bass Pro Shop: 10% off.
Carhartt: 15% off.
Champion: 10% off.
Game Stop: 10% off.
Helly Hansen: 35% off through Helly Hansen Military Discount Program.
Hewlett-Packard (HP): 40% off shipping costs.
Home Depot: 10% off with the Military Discount and Appreciation Program.
Karen Kane: 20% off.
Levi Strauss: 15% off.
Lowe’s: 10% off.
Old Navy: 10% off online purchases.
Reebok: 50% off, also available for first responders.
Under Armour: 20% off, also available to family members.


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