Nike, Target and More With Deep Discounts and Freebies for Service Members on Veterans Day

Save money with these active military and veteran discounts.

Many retailers show appreciation to America’s service members on Veterans Day, which falls on Nov. 11. In addition to getting Veterans Affairs resources for service members, you can use your military ID to save money on everything from dining out to buying a car.

Keep reading to see the best military discounts for service members and veterans, and then check out the 10 best military banks and credit unions.

Military Discounts at Restaurants

Service members and veterans can take advantage of military discounts at national chain restaurants and food-related services, including, in some cases, free meals. Take advantage of these offers now:

Don’t Miss: 7 VA Benefits Every Military Family Should Know About

Military Discounts on Retail and Apparel

From local shops to national chains, stores offer special prices on clothing, accessories and more for veterans and active-duty military personnel year-round. Get some great discounts from these participating companies:

See: My Military Friends Taught Me These 4 Important Money Lessons

Military Discounts on Travel, Recreation and Entertainment

From local theaters to giant theme parks to vacations, venues of all kinds offer discounts for veterans, as well as military personnel. Here’s where to have more fun for less:

  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum: From Nov. 7-11, the museum is holding a special five-day service honoring veterans and their families. Veterans will receive free museum admission, plus a half-price museum ticket for two family members during the tribute.
  • Aquarium of the Pacific: Veterans and active-duty personnel will receive free admission on Nov. 11, with discounts for accompanying family.
  • Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas: The sites are waiving day-use fees for their boat ramps and swimming beaches.
  • Best Western Hotels & Resorts: Veterans and active members enjoy at least 10 percent off the flexible rate at Best Western locations in North America. The offer is also extended to Canadian military members who are on official government business travel.
  • Cinemark Theatres: Service members can see a movie for less with a valid ID. Contact your nearest Cinemark theater to find out exact discount days, rates and times.
  • Enterprise: Throughout the month of November, Enterprise’s car sales department will use Kelly Blue Book to appraise service members’ vehicles, and add $300 to whatever the price comes out to be. Veterans, active-duty military and dependents are eligible.
  • Globus: Veterans and active-duty military can save an additional $100 per person when booking any 2019 Globus North America vacation now through Nov. 16.
  • Goodyear: The auto service’s “Checks for Vets” offer will include free tire, brake and battery checks. Appointments can be booked online beginning Nov. 9 and are good through Nov. 16.
  • Greyhound: Veterans Advantage cardholders receive 10 percent off tickets purchased online or at a Greyhound station.
  • Harley Davidson Museum: From Nov. 9-11, the motorcycle museum will offer free admission for veterans, active-duty members and their families.
  • Knott’s Berry Farm: The theme park’s military tribute days means veterans and active-duty military can receive free admission for themselves and one guest, valid from Nov. 1-15 and Nov. 26-Dec. 21.
  • LEGOLAND Florida: All veterans and active-duty members can receive free admission to the LEGOLAND Florida resort for the month of November. Veterans can also purchase theme tickets for up to six guests at a 50 percent discount.
  • National Parks Service: Visitors can commemorate Veterans Day by catching breathtaking views throughout the National Park System for free on Veterans Day weekend. This freebie is open to everyone.
  • The National World War I Museum and Memorial: The museum in Kansas City, Missouri, will offer free admission to vets and half-price admission to the general public on Nov. 9-11. Make sure to check its website for other events.
  • Westgate Resorts: Veterans save 10 percent on vacations at one of Westgate’s resorts.
  • World of Coca-Cola: Up to Nov. 11, veterans can purchase general admission tickets for their friends and families at 50 percent off.

Click through to see the best credit cards for military service members.

More on Saving Money

We make money easy. Get weekly email updates, including expert advice to help you Live Richer™.

Jodi Thornton-O’Connell contributed to the reporting for this article.