Military Discount Guide

While there is no way to ever give our military service men and women the thanks they truly deserve, hundreds of retailers and service providers across the United States are doing their part to show their gratitude. These companies offer discounts to active, reserve, retired, and veteran members of the military and their families to show their appreciation.

These discounts can make life a bit easier for military members, veterans, and their families, not just on Veteran's Day and the Fourth of July but throughout the year, whether you want to take your family on a much-deserved vacation or you need new prescription eyeglasses.

In most cases, stores offer discounts for military members at the owner's discretion and these discounts are usually not advertised. It's important to call ahead and ask if they offer a military discount in your area and keep your military ID on you so you can get the recognition you deserve.

Automotive Discounts

  • Alamo - Various discounts available depending on business or leisure traveling.

  • Avis - Up to 25% discount with Veterans Advantage card.

  • Budget - Up to 25% discount with Veterans Advantage card.

  • Chevrolet - Special discounts available through the Military Discount Program.

  • Chrysler - Various discounts and deals when purchasing a new Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram vehicle through the Chrysler Military Car Program.

  • Enterprise - Various discounts on official government and leisure traveling.

  • Ford - $500 cash bonus toward the lease or purchase of a new eligible Ford vehicle.

  • General Motors - Various discounts when purchasing a new eligible Buick, GM, or Chevrolet vehicle through the GM Military Discount Program.

  • Geico - 15% discount on insurance premiums.

  • Harley-Davidson - No down payment financing, special terms, and reduced rates available. Plus learn to ride at no cost and receive daily discounts to the Harley-Davidson Museum.

  • Hyundai - $500 discount on new Hyundai vehicles.

  • Jiffy Lube - 25% off most services for Veterans and active duty members.

  • Nissan - Special offers available for active and reserve, retired military, veterans discharged in the last year, and spouses.

  • Pep Boys - 10% discount for active and retired military members.

  • Thrifty Car Rental - Various discounts available.

  • Toyota - $500 rebate on any new Toyota vehicle for military members, retirees, veterans and family members.


Electronics Discounts

  • Apple Store - Special pricing available to military personnel and families.

  • AT&T - 15% discount off monthly service charge on qualified plans.

  • Dell - 10% off on
  • HP - Up to 20% discount on all products and free shipping on all orders.

  • Lenovo - Special pricing available.

  • Microsoft - Special pricing on most products for active duty members, reserve military personnel, and veterans.

  • Sprint - Various discounts for military members.

  • T-Mobile - Discounts and rewards available through the T-mobile Advantage Program.

  • Verizon - 15% discount on monthly wireless service plans and a 25% discount on accessories.

Education Discounts

  • - Free tutoring for military members, National Guard, and Reserve military families.

  • Rosetta Stone - 10% military discount for active duty military members.

Many Universities and Colleges have discounts available for military personnel. Be sure to enquire with schools to see if they have any special offers.  

Eyewear Discounts


Health and Wellness Discounts

  • Beachbody - Free coach membership ($39.95 sign-up fee and $15.95 monthly fee is waived) and 25% off Beachbody products.

  • Gold’s Gym - Discounted enrollment of $50 plus 20% off dues.

  • GNC - 15% military discount on online orders and free shipping with a Veterans Advantage card.

  • YMCA - Free and discounted memberships and child care for military families through the Military Outreach Initiative.  

Home and Garden Discounts

  • Costco - Recieve $50 worth in savings when you purchase a membership.
  • Lowes - 10% discount to active duty military members, retired military, and VA recipients.

  • Overstock - Free Club O Gold membership ($19.95/year value). Membership includes free shipping, 5% rewards dollars, extra rewards up to 40% and more.

  • Pottery Barn - 15% discount on your entire in-store purchase.
  • Sam's Club - $15 Sam's Club gift card upon joining or renewing a Sam's Club membership.

  • Sears - 20% military discount on regular priced items and 5% off sale prices for Tools and Lawn & Garden merchandise.

  • Yankee Candle - 10% discount for active and retired military members on all in-store, online, and outlet purchases.

Jewelry Discounts

Movie Discounts

  • Cinemark - Special discounts available. Offers vary at each location.

  • Fandango - Special discounts available. Offers vary at each location.

  • Showcase Cinemas - $7.50 for general admission and $5.50 for children.


Shoe Discounts

  • Champs - 20% discount in store and online.

  • Eastbay - 20% discount online and by phone with a Veterans Advantage card.

  • Footaction - 20% discount on most products.

  • Foot Locker - 20% discount for military families online and at Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, and Lady Foot Locker.

  • Journeys - 10% discount on your entire purchase in store.

  • Nike - 10% off in-store discount for active, retired and reservist US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard personnel.

Sporting Goods Discounts

  • Bass Pro Shops - 10% discount from the 15th to the 22nd of each month through the Military Discount Days Program.

  • Cabela's - 5% discount to active duty, retired, active reservists, and VA recipients.

  • Coleman - 35% discount with a Veterans Advantage card.

Travel and Hotel Discounts

  • American Airlines - Three checked bags for free.

  • AmericInn - Special discounted rates available.

  • Amtrak - 10% discount for all active military members and their spouses/dependents.

  • Best Western - 10% or more discount on best available rate throughout North America for military personnel and civilian military personnel.

  • Carnival Cruise - Various discounts dependent on date of booking for active and retired members. Plus receive 50% off deposits and a $50 onboard credit per cabin.

  • Choice Hotels - Guaranteed per diem discounted rates at more than 2,700 properties for active duty and retired military personnel.

  • Great Wolf Lodge - Discounted rates (plus free access to their indoor water park) vary by location.

  • Hilton Hotels & Resorts - Per diem discount varies by location.

  • Hyatt Hotels - Special discount available upon check-in.

  • La Quinta Inns & Suites - Special discount available upon check-in.

  • Marriott Hotels - Per diem discount vary by location.

  • Motel 6 - 10% discount at all locations and online.

  • Red Roof Inn - 15% discount when booking online or by phone or 20% discount with Veterans Advantage card.

  • Southwest Airlines - Dollar amount discounts on tickets when contacting Southwest directly.

  • Wyndham Hotels - Per diem discount varies by location.

Miscellaneous Discounts

  • 1-800-Flowers - 30% discount for online orders and phone orders with a Veterans Advantage card.

  • A Story Before Bed - Free recordable storybook for military members facing deployment.

  • TaxSlayer - 50% discount on federal and state tax return.

  • TurboTax - Free federal and state tax filing.

  • USAA - Discounts on life, home, and auto insurance to military members and veterans.