The Best Military Discounts for Service Members and Veterans

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Although many retailers show appreciation to America’s service members around Memorial Day, the 4th of July and Veterans Day, some retailers reward active-duty and retired service members and their families year-round. A variety of restaurants, auto brands, specialty stores, financial-service providers and more offer discounts that are available when you show your military identification or register in the ID.me or Veterans Advantage systems.

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Service members, veterans, and their families can take advantage of military discounts at national chain restaurants and food-related services. Take advantage of these offers now:

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Apparel and More

From local shops to national chains, a range of clothing and accessories stores offer special prices and deals for military personnel. Get some great discounts from these participating companies:

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Many major auto dealers offer exclusive specials and savings to military members and veterans. Check out what’s available:

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Armed Forces Education and Child Care

Members of the armed forces can save money on a range of products and services related to education and child care. In some cases, you can even save on educational services for yourself:

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Theme Parks and Entertainment

From local theaters to giant theme parks, entertainment venues of all kinds offer discounts for military men and women. Here’s where to have more fun for less:

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Insurance and Financial Services

Service members can score steep discounts on financial, tax, and insurance products and related services. Get your finances in order with these offers:

Mobile and Tech Companies

From hardware and software to monthly payment plans, some mobile and technology companies offer deep discounts to service members. Start saving today with these deals:

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Hotel and Travel

Active-duty personnel and veterans can land big deals on train, plane and bus tickets. Take advantage of these military fares, and don’t forget to book a hotel with a discount to enjoy when you arrive at your destination. These companies offer some of the best discounts for military members and veterans:

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Taylor Bell contributed to the reporting for this article.

Last updated: May 19, 2021