Last Updated on April 23, 2021 by Maggie Sutton
As a military service member, we understand that you did not join for the money, but to serve your country. In our continued appreciation for all of the sacrifices that you make for our country, we want to share with you the many discounts and reward programs that are available to you. Businesses, companies, and nonprofits all over the United States want to thank you for your service by saving you money on your everyday items.
Read on to find out the various locations that offer you, our Hero, a discount or savings. You will definitely want to bookmark this page so that you can refer back to it often.
Retail Store Discounts
Many businesses throughout the nation offer anywhere between 5 and 25 percent off of your purchase. That can mean regular priced items only or can include your entire purchase that contains discounted items as well.
Retail stores that offer 10 percent discounts include Armed Forces Gears, Bob’s Stores, Carhartt, Champion.com, as well as Fathead, Halo, Hanes.com, Joann Fabric, JR Cigar, Justmysize.com, and Lowe’s. You can also receive 10 percent discounts at Merrell, Nike, Sam’s Club, and Tactical Gear, as well as Thompson Cigar, TOMS, Tread Labs, Under Armour, and Yankee Candle. Click on any of the names to reach their online explanation of the discount and requirements for these fantastic offers.
Make sure you bring your military ID, proving your service, and receive these incredible deals and discounts year-round.
If you want to spend your discounted deals on travel, look no further. With a valid military ID, you can receive discounts from Amtrak, the Armed Forces Vacation Club, Carnival Cruise Lines, Greyhound, and JetBlue, not to mention the Peter Pan Bus Company, Princess Cruises, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines.
Pair this up with a discounted visit to Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, Knott’s Berry Farm, LEGOLAND, or SeaWorld Parks and have your kids give you the Best Parent in the World Award before the trip is even over.
When traveling with your family, choose from many hotels and resorts who want to thank you for your service by offering anywhere between 10 and 25 percent off the price of your stay.
These hotels include the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa, Beaches and Sandals Resorts, Best Western, Cromwell Las Vegas, Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Great Wolf Lodge, and Hilton Hotel & Resorts, as well as Linq Hotel & Casino, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Motel 6. Other options include Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood Resort, the Radisson Hotel, Red Roof Inn, Rio Resort & Casino, the Tunica Roadhouse Casino & Hotel, and the Wyndham Hotel Group.
These are some great places to stay, especially because many have extra features, like casinos, which will make spending time there even more enjoyable. Although, when it comes to choosing a casino, visitors may want to see more about how to chose one which is safe and has a great reputation. After all, there is so much choice that it is important to find a hotel which will allow you to have as much fun as possible.
You can also receive discounts from Choice Hotels, at more than 2,700 participating hotels including Comfort Suites, Comfort Inn, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Cambria Hotels & Suites, MainStay Suites, and Suburban Extended Stay, as well as Rodeway Inn Hotels, and Econo Lodge.
Sports Events and Stores
Many sporting events offer discounts to the Armed Forces, both active and retired. With a military ID, you can receive up to 20 percent discounts on Champ Sports, the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Fanatics, and Leisure Pro, as well as the MLB Shop, MLB.TV, Moosejaw, NASCAR Shop, the NBA Store, the NFL Shop.
The opportunities are endless when you are looking to save money using your military service ID.
Car Dealerships and More
If you need a new vehicle, bring your proof of service with you when you start car shopping. Chrysler, Ford, and Toyota offer $500 back in one form or another on select vehicle purchases.
If you are military, active or retired, you can get a 7 percent discount from TireBuyer.
Military Discount Memberships
Many military memberships will help you find the latest deals and discounts. Signing up for ID.me/Troop ID gives you access to hundreds of brands online. As soon as you complete your application, you qualify instantly for exclusive discounts. Signing up at GovX will help you save on over 400 brands, whether for travel, gear, apparel, tickets, or more. Military Cost Cutters helps connect you with businesses in your area, helping you find what you need close to home, and save money at the same time. Veteran’s Advantage helps you receive thousands of discounts across the nation for a $5 monthly fee.
For a complete list of military discounts, click here.
Homes for Heroes Home Buying Rewards Program
Homes for Heroes offers you $700 back for every $100,000 you spend on a house when you work with a Homes for Heroes Affiliate Real Estate Specialist in your area. They will help you find the home of your dreams.
Whether you’re buying or selling a house, Homes for Heroes can save you money. Sign up today at Homes for Heroes to meet with a Real Estate Specialist in your area. We want you to have the house of your dreams at the price you can afford.