Veterans Day is a time to celebrate the service of those who have sacrificed so much to keep us safe. While military members don’t serve for recognition, it’s nice to know that many companies and organizations set aside a day to honor their service.
This page lists a variety of Veterans Day offers for our nation’s servicemembers – past and present. These offers include free haircuts, free oil changes, free car washes, retail discounts, and much more. Please see the following resources for more Veterans Day offers:
- 2016 Veterans Day Free Meals & Restaurant Discounts.
- 2016 Veterans Day Free Activities, Events, & Recreation.
You can also download a printable pdf that lists many of these offers and additional information.
About these offers: We have done our best to verify each offer and we have provided a link to the company website when possible. Please note that some locations may have restrictions on offers. It is always recommended to call ahead to verify participation and to verify details.
Proof of service is recommended! This may include a current military or retired military ID card, a Veterans ID card (new national veterans ID card coming soon!), a DD Form 214, or a Drivers License with a veterans designation. Some locations may also accept a membership card for a Veterans Organization (e.g. DAV, VFW, AMVETS, American Legion, etc.), a picture of you in uniform, or some other proof of service.
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2016 Veterans Day Retail Store Discounts, Freebies, & Specials
Here are some Veterans Day Discounts. In all cases, be sure to provide proper ID or proof of service. In addition, some of these stores are franchises, so verify participation before assuming the discount is in place at all locations.
Westgate Resorts – 1,000 Free Vacations
Westgate Resorts is giving away 1,000 free vacations on Veteran’s Day. Beginning November 11 at 9 a.m. EST, the first 1,000 eligible service members who complete the online military appreciation form at www.WestgateSalutes.com and place a fully refundable $75 deposit will receive a complimentary three-day, two-night vacation for up to four people at Westgate Town Center in central Florida, May 5-7, 2017.
The free vacations are specifically for current active duty military personnel who have served in combat and their families, as well as Gold Star families. In addition to the 1,000 complimentary vacations, Westgate Resorts will offer a special 25 percent savings on Veteran’s Day for rooms across their entire portfolio of 28 properties for all U.S. military veterans. For more information, visit www.WestgateSalutes.com.
Veterans Day Deals from Amazon
Free Book: Operation Money: A Financial Guide for Military Service Members and Families. Written by Jean Chatzky, best-selling author and financial editor at NBC Today. Download Kindle version.
Optimum Nutrition – Supplements. Buy $39.99 Get $11 off promotion on select ON protein powders, health and wellness capsules, meal replacements, and pre-workout products on Amazon.com. Use promo code ONVETERANS. See offer.
Discounted Book: One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview, by Jason B. Ladd. Limited time discount – only $2.99 on Kindle ($16.99 list)! Download Kindle version.
Amazon – More Veterans Day Offers on Amazon.
Free Haircuts for Military & Veterans:
- Great Clips, Free Haircut, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Hair Cut to Veterans on Veterans Day and a coupon to anyone who is not a veteran to give to a veteran. More info.
- Sport Clips – Veterans Day. Free haircut on Veterans Day. Participating Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to all active duty military and veterans (with valid ID.) For a list of stores offering free haircuts on Veterans Day, please click here.
Free Oil Change & Car Washes
- Free Car Wash, Nov. 11, 2016. Thousands of car washes around the country are offering vets a free car wash on Veterans Day. Find a list at Grace for Veterans.
- Meineke – Free Oil Change: This Veterans Day, November 11, 2016, all veterans and active duty will receive a FREE Basic Oil Change* at participating Meineke locations. Please call ahead! (more info).
Veterans Day Retail Offers & Discounts
Bed Bath and Beyond, Nov 10 – 13. Active Duty, DoD, Reserves, Guard, Retirees, Veterans and Military Spouses get 25% off their entire purchase (in-store only; ID or proof of service required). More info.
Brooks Brothers, Nov. 8 – 11. Current and former military members enjoy 25% off in-store purchases. ID or proof of service required. More info.
Buckle: Military receive 10% off online purchases every day at Buckle.com. From November 11th-24th, 2016, Buckle is thanking veterans and other military personnel for their service with free shipping on orders over $150. Buckle Military Discount.
DC Shoes: 15% hero discount to servicemembers and first responders. To redeem the discount, visit dcshoes.sheerid.com/ and verify your military status to receive your one-time use coupon code.
Dollar General, Nov. 11, 2016. 11 percent discount on all qualifying purchases both in stores and online. Valid for current military service members, veterans and their family members. More info.
Eastbay. 20% military discount is now available to veterans, reservists and the National Guard, in addition to active service members and their dependents. The online discount is applied at checkout when military shoppers click “military discounts” under promo codes on http://www.eastbay.com/. After a successful verification, the discount is automatically applied to the entire order.
Gerber Gear: Military personnel receive exclusive access to discounts on American made knives, multi-tools, and life-saving, problem-solving gear. To get these great deals, US military personnel, first responders, and Veterans can register for Gerber Gear’s Pro Program at www.gerbergear.com/ProProgram
Home Depot Military Discount: The Home Depot(R) is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families (with ID card) a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran’s Day. Some limitations may apply. You can also find Home Depot discounts online.
Update: Home Depot and Lowes 10% Military Discount Available Everyday. The 10% military discount is available every day for active duty and retirees, but not all veterans. Home Depot makes this offer available to all veterans on major military holidays, including Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and 4th of July.
JC Penney. JCPenney will offer a 5 percent discount from Nov. 10-13 to current and former military personnel and their immediate family members with valid military or VA identification provided in-store. The discount can be combined with additional coupons and special offers including a $10 off $25 coupon with any form of payment or 20 percent off coupon when paying with a JCPenney credit card. Discount Page.
Lowe’s Military Discount: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store U.S. purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service. Excluded from the discount are sales via Lowes.com, previous sales, and purchases of services or gift cards. Like Home Depot, Lowe’s offers this discount daily to active duty military members, but not to veterans. However, they extend the offer to military veterans on military holidays. You can also find exclusive discounts at Lowe’s.com.
Mens Wearhouse: Men’s Wearhouse is offering veterans and service members $25 off any purchase of $100 or more, starting November 11th, 2016. More details.
Microsoft Office Products: The Microsoft Home Use program allows current military members and DoD workers to purchase Microsoft Office for the low price of $9.99. There is also an option to purchase additional products at substantially reduced prices. Please note this offer is only available to current military members, and those who work for select companies and organizations. Learn more about the Microsoft Office military discount.
Musicians Friend: 10% off one item of $199 value or more for veterans, reservists, National Guard, active duty and their immediate family members. Discount page.
Newegg: This Veteran’s Day Newegg shows its gratitude for military personnel by offering them a 10% site-wide discount. From November 6th – 19th, 2016. All active duty military, reservists, veterans and dependents will receive 10% off their orders, with a maximum discount of $20. Promotion details.
Park ‘N Fly. 15% discount for current and former military members who are part of the Park ‘N Fly Frequent Parker program. Simply verify your military status when you activate your Frequent Parker card online. After successfully verifying, your military status will be added to your profile, and the discount will be automatically applied each time you make an online reservation. Offer details.
Publix, 10% off. Military members, veterans, and their families save 10% on groceries on November 11 (proof of service required). This offer excludes prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, lottery tickets, postage stamps, and money services. More info.
Quiksilver. All active duty, reservists, National Guard, veterans, retirees, dependents, and spouses are eligible to receive 15% off their purchase online with Quicksilver. Visit quiksilver.sheerid.com to receive a unique coupon code.
Tractor Supply Co. This Veterans Day, customers with a valid military ID or proof of service will receive 15 percent off their entire purchase at Tractor Supply. Locations.
Under Armor – 15% Discount, Nov. 5 – Nov. 12. 10% Discount for military, veterans, and First Responders year round. 15% Off for Veterans, Service Members, and First Responders during VeteransDay week. Click here to learn more about the Under Armour Military Discount.
Western Union, Nov 11, 2016. Western Union is offering all customers making U.S. domestic money transfers — and transfers to and from U.S. military bases around the world where Western Union has a retail Agent location — for zero fee on Veterans Day using promo code HERO. Visit the Western Union website for more info.
Bed and Breakfast for Vets
B&Bs for Vets has organized dozens of participating Bed and Breakfasts and Inns across the US and Canada which will be offering veterans a free night’s stay on November 10th and Nov. 11th. This offer is available to both active duty military members and veterans with ID, but space is limited. Each Inn and B&B has at least one room available for this promotion and reservations must be made directly through the participating Inns and B&Bs. For more information visit BandBsforVets.org.
Additional military discounts and free stays can be found at BnBFinder.com.
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To all who served – a simple thank you is never enough. But I’ll say it anyway. Thank you for your service.
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