Members of the U.S. military sign up to put themselves into danger in situations that most civilians couldn’t dream of doing, no matter which branch of the service they are in. Other than on days such as Memorial Day and Veterans Day, military personnel often do not receive much thanks for their challenging jobs.
There are only so many ways to reward that level of responsibility and risk, but many businesses try to let service people know that their efforts are noticed and help lighten their financial load by offering military discounts on products and services.
Active duty military personnel and their families can save 10% when taking an Amtrak trip. This discount is only good for regular fares and can’t be combined with other discounts. Uniformed personnel and family members are also allowed to move to the front of any Amtrak ticket line.
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Military personnel rack up a lot of phone time when they’re on active duty. AT&T gets that, and offers them 25% off its unlimited wireless plans. The discount applies to active duty, reserves, National Guard, spouses and veterans with proof of ID or veteran status at any AT&T store.
Big 5 Sporting Goods
The sporting goods store offers a 10% discount not only for all active duty and reserve military personnel and veterans, but also to their spouses and dependent children. You will need to show a valid military ID or veteran status on driver’s license. This is valid for in-store purchases only.
Veterans and active duty military personnel in the mood for fresh rotisserie meals can receive a 20% discount at all participating Boston Market® locations with proof of military ID.
Military personnel, veterans and first responders can receive a 25% discount on apparel and accessories. Just click on the ID.me button during checkout to verify your eligibility. This discount can be used for multiple orders. For in-store locations, present your military ID to receive the discount.
When it’s time for a vacation, all military personnel and National Guard members qualify for discounted rates at Castle Resorts. You’ll have to call directly to find out your discount, but it may be up to 15%. The toll-free number is 877-367-1912.
The camping gear company offers military personnel and veterans a hefty 35% off and free shipping on orders over $49 through a Veterans Advantage membership.
Active duty military personnel, veterans and their spouses and children can save 20% on every online order at CVS.com with a Veterans Advantage card. They’ll also receive free shipping.
Through the Veterans Advantage program, military personnel can receive discounts at most Dairy Queen locations. While the discounts vary by location, they may be as high as 50% off for members in uniform.
Active duty and retired military receive a 10% discount at Disney Stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico with a valid military ID. This discount does not apply to its online stores.
Enfamil Infant & Toddler Nutrition
Verified military personnel, veterans, reservists and dependents can get 15% off all Enfamil baby and toddler nutrition products online. After verification, you’ll receive a one-time discount code to apply at checkout. Limit one code per day.
The tool-making company offers one of the best discounts of all. Through the Pro Purchase Program, active duty military personnel and veterans receive 40% off all multitool products.
Military personnel can get 15% off legal services and templates via TroopID, a service that aggregates businesses that offer military discounts.
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Active duty military personnel can get a jump on relaxation with a $60 off per year membership to Massage Envy. Not all locations may participate, so call ahead. Rates may vary.
Office Depot/Office Max
Military personnel and veterans, national guard and reserve members, can all take advantage of a 20% military discount on all their office supply needs at Office Depot and Office Max, in store and online.
Penske Truck Rentals
Military personnel and veterans can receive a 10% discount on a truck rental with code MILITARY and 20% off on military relocation packages. It also offers a specialized call center just for military personnel to help with “do-it-yourself moves.” Call 844-4TROOPS (844-487-6677). Must present a valid military ID.
Tiffany & Co.
When the time comes to pop the question, military personnel can get 10% off engagement rings and wedding bands from Tiffany & Co. The discount applies to active duty personnel, reservists and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Fiancés, domestic partners, wives and husbands are also eligible, but the discount is only available in the U.S.
Military personnel and first responders can get their sports gear at 15% off (select merchandise). This applies to active duty, veterans, reserve and retired members, first responders and immediate family members. Wilson.com partners with SheerID, a “trusted military verification platform,” making it easy to apply for the discount.
YETI offers special pricing on its gear to military and first responders “who go the extra mile in their jobs, and deserve gear that does too,” according to its website. Yeti uses the ID.me program, which integrates military discounts in one streamlined location and offers 20% off on select products.
“Z Gallerie recognizes the extraordinary sacrifices and efforts of those who have served,” according to its website. For military personnel and veterans looking to purchase furniture or home décor, visit any Z Gallerie store and show your valid military I.D. to receive 25% off regular priced items. No blackout dates.
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