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. There are also tons of free Veterans Day meals and disamcounted or free events and attractions.
You can download a printable pdf that lists many of these offers and additional information (visit this page for sign up form).
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Rules of Engagement (Eligibility)
In order to access the generous Veterans Day discounts and freebies below, you’ll probably need to provide some form of ID.
Proof of service is recommended! This may include a:
- current military or retired military ID card,
- Veterans ID card,
- VA Healthcare ID card
- a DD Form 214,
- a Drivers License with a veterans designation,
- or other proof of service.
- Some locations may also accept a membership card for a Veterans Service Organization (e.g. DAV, VFW, AMVETS, American Legion, etc.), a picture of you in uniform, or some other proof of service.
Free Stuff on Veterans Day 2019
Free Vacations and Hotel Stays
Bed and Breakfast for Vets – Free Hotel Stay
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 and around Veterans Day. 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.
Westgate Resorts – 1,500 Free Vacation Giveaways in Orlando, FL
Westgate Resorts is giving away 1,500 Bookings on www.westgatesalutes.com on November 11, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m. EST and ending at 11:59 p.m. EST on November 11, 2019, or until all 1,500 Bookings have been claimed, whichever occurs sooner (Note, these always go very quickly!).
Bookings are on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation receipt with reservation details will be sent to a valid email address upon successful entry to the first 1,500 Bookings.
Note: A One-Hundred Dollar ($100.00 USD) deposit with a valid major credit card is required at time of booking. Deposit will be refunded in-full the day immediately following the day of check-in. Deposit is refundable in-full if reservation is canceled at least seven (7) calendar days prior to scheduled check-in.
Eligibility: The free vacations are specifically for current active duty military personnel, retirees, veterans with an Honorable Discharge that served in any United States government military operations on or after August 6th, 1990, and Gold Star families. For more information, visit www.WestgateSalutes.com.
Travel Details: Offer is valid for a two (2) night stay on May 8 – 10, 2020 for up to four (4) persons at the Westgate Vacation Villas Resort & Spa or the Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa in Kissimmee, FL. Note: There is text at the bottom of the page that states, “This advertising material is being used for the purpose of soliciting sales of a vacation ownership plan.” You are not obligated to buy into a vacation plan if you receive a free hotel stay through this promotion.
Discounts & Free Gifts from Amazon
Save $40 on Amazon Prime (Nov. 6 – 11, 2019). For a limited time, current and former military members can save $40 on an annual Amazon Prime subscription. The cost will be $79 per year instead of the usual $119. This offer is good for both new and current Amazon Prime members. Current members will have their subscription extended for one year.
$20 Amazon Gift Card When You Open a New Personal Capital Account
Personal Capital is one of my favorite financial tools – you can use it to track your budget, spending, and investments. Simply link your banking and investment accounts and Personal Capital will give you an overview of your current account balances, spending, net worth, and your investment portfolio’s asset allocation.
Personal Capital will then send you a $20 Amazon gift card within six weeks from the date of registration. The gift card will be sent electronically to the email you provided in the registration process. *Full disclosure: Personal Capital will also send me an Amazon gift card in the same amount.
That said, I personally use this tool on a weekly basis to manage my finances and track my investment portfolio. You can learn more about Personal Capital in our review.
Free Military Money Book for Kindle
Operation Money: A Financial Guide for Military Service Members and Families will be available for free download on Veterans Day. The book written by Jean Chatzky, best-selling author and financial editor at NBC Today, is a great free tool for military members and veterans.
Free Haircuts for Military & Veterans
Great Clips, Nov. 11, 2019. Great Clips will be offering a free hair cut to Veterans with a twist. If a non-veteran comes into Great Clips on Veterans Day and gets a haircut, they’ll be given a card that any veteran can redeem for a free haircut. More info.
Sport Clips, Nov. 11, 2019. Sport Clips is also offering a 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 Car Washes
Grace for Vets Nov. 11, 2019
Car washes across the country will be getting in on the Veterans Day action this year. Thousands of car washes across the nation are offering vets a free car wash on Veterans Day. You can find a list of over 4,300 participating car washes at Grace for Veterans.
Free Wedding Dresses
Brides Across America – Twice a Year, around Fourth of July and Veterans Day
Brides Across America, a non-profit organization, provides eligible military brides with a free wedding dress. In general, you qualify if you are a military bride/first responder (or the fiancé of a military member or first responder). Participants must attend an event to choose a wedding gown. A $40 tax-deductible registration fee that is paid when registering for the event. The fee covers administrative costs associated with running the event. Brides Across America is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Brides experience financial hardship may contact us about waiving the registration fee.
Veterans Day Discounts – 2019
Veterans Day Retail Offers & Discounts
Verizon Wireless – Free Amazon Prime w/ new Line (now – Dec 2, 2019). Military get 1 year FREE Amazon Prime membership ($119 value). New line required. Check out our Verizon Wireless Military Discount Overview to learn more about the current discounts.
Academy Sports + Outdoors – 10% Discount (Oct 27 – Nov 11, 2019): This Veteran’s Day season, Academy Sports + Outdoors is offering first responders, active-duty military, veterans, and their families, a 10-percent discount on their entire purchase in store and online. Offer valid Oct. 28 through Nov. 11. All you have to do is show proof of service or present a valid military ID at checkout. More info.
Buckle: Military receive 10% off online purchases every day at Buckle.com. This offer is also available in stores, simply show your military ID at checkout. 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.
Dell Computers: 10% off on Dell’s PCs, tablets, and electronics, which comes with a special “VetRewards” coupon code that you can apply while you’re checking out online.
Eastbay. 15% 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.
Home Depot Military Discount:
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. 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.
Kohl’s – Save 30% (Nov. 7 – 11, 2019)
Kohl’s is offering a 30% discount on during Veteran’s Day week, from Nov. 7 – 11, 2019. Kohl’s also offers active military, veterans, retirees and their immediate family members a 15% discount on purchases made on Mondays, in-store only. In order to receive the military discount, eligible customers must present proper identification. More info.
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. Lowe’s offers this discount daily to active duty military members and veterans.
Mattress Firm, Nov. 11, 2019. 10% off any purchase for current and former military members, veterans’ families, and first responders. Offer valid in-store with military or first responder ID or online through call or chat. This offer can be combined with Mattress Firm’s Black Friday deals, which include savings up to $600 on all mattresses, plus a free adjustable base with any mattress purchase of $499. Some exclusions may apply.
Microsoft Office Products – 30% Off Microsoft Office 365 (current military members only): The Microsoft Home Use program allows current military members and DoD workers to purchase Microsoft Office at a discounted rate. Please note this offer is only available to current military members, and those who work for select companies and organizations that participate in the Microsoft Home Use Program. 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. Learn more at the Musician’s Friend discount page.
Oakley Sunglasses: Oakley Standard Issue offers discounts for military members and first responders. Receive an additional discount on Veterans Day. Free shipping on orders over $75 and free returns.
Pandora Music. 60-day free trial, and military discount for $7.99/mo. Listening with NO ads, Search and play any song, artist, album, or podcast, Create and share playlists, Personalized playlists and stations, Unlimited Skips, Unlimited offline listening, Higher-quality audio, Other exclusive Premium features. More info here.
Planet Fitness (Nov. 8 – 15, 2019). Veterans Exercise and Relax for Free. Please feel free to bring a workout buddy at no additional charge, and relax after your workout with free HydroMassage and chair massages. See more on the Planet Fitness website.
Publix, 10% off, Nov. 11, 2019: 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.
Rosetta Stone – 10% Military Discount: Rosetta Stone® bills itself the world’s best language-learning software. You can buy their programs on disk, download them, or use them with an app. Their military discount is open to all current military, retirees, and veterans.
Staples – 25% off, Nov. 11 – 16, 2019. Veterans and active military members will receive 25% off in-store purchases. Offer applies to active-duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families at all U.S. locations. Must present a valid military ID. Valid 11/10/19–11/16/19. Valid in U.S. stores only. Some exclusions apply. More info.
Target – 10% Off, Nov 3-11, 2019: 10 percent discount on purchases, in-store and online, from Nov. 3-11, 2019. Eligible guests can visit Target.com/military to register and receive the discount. (Some product exclusions apply; discount via a single-use coupon).
Under Armour – 15% Discount: 15% Off for Veterans, Service Members, and First Responders during Veterans Day week (normally 10% through the rest of the year). Under Armour supports the military, veteran, and First Responder communities year-round.
Veterans Day Military Discounts
Veterans Advantage Discount Program: The Veterans Advantage Program offers nationwide benefits to current and former military members through a membership plan. Members get access to discounts for shopping, restaurants, insurance, travel, and much more. There are three option available for membership and pricing ranges from a one-year membership at $59.95 to a five-year membership at $199.95. Interested individuals can also start a 30-day trial membership for just $4.95. Trial memberships can be canceled at any time.
Veterans Day Hotel Discounts
Hyatt Military Discount – 10% to 15% Off: Available to individuals who have served or are currently serving in any official government-sponsored branch of the United States armed services and their immediate family members. Valid at any participating Hyatt-branded hotel in the United States with offer code MILVET*. (Coupon code will be in effect indefinitely). More info.
La Quinta by Windham (October 22 through December 5, 2019). Current or retired military personnel, veterans and their families who book and stay at La Quinta hotels in the U.S. and Canada can take advantage of the 15% off military discount off of the best available rate per night and 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points for members. More info.
Red Roof Inns: Red Roof Inns offers several ways to save. 10% discounts for military, family members, and government employees under certain circumstances. Save up to 20% Off year-round with Veterans Advantage membership. Learn More at the Red Roof Inn Military Page.
- Limited Time 20% Discount: Home for the Holidays Military Discount for Active Duty Members and Veterans. Use discount code VP623095. Available for all active duty military and veterans when they book from November 1 – December 31, 2018, and complete their stay by February 28, 2019. The Home for the Holidays rate is only available when booked online at redroof.com or by calling 800.RED.ROOF (800.733.7663). The discount can be applied at any Red Roof Inn, Red Roof PLUS+ or The Red Collection properties. *May not be combined with any other discount or offers. May not be available on high demand nights. More info.
Super 8 Hotels: 20% discount off your next qualified stay at participating Super 8 hotels, plus 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points.* Offer valid for any current or retired military personnel, veterans, and their families who book and stay at participating Super 8 hotels in the U.S. and Canada. New bookings only made through October 16, 2018, and December 11, 2018. Must book through a Wyndham direct booking channel for 500 bonus points. More info.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts – Up to 20% Off
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts: Save up to 20% off, plus receive 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points on stays now through Dec. 6, 2019. Discount available at participating hotels in the U.S. and CA across 17 brands, including household names like Super 8® by Wyndham and La Quinta® by Wyndham – both of which also offer preferred parking for active and retired military members. Learn more at www.wyndhamrewards.com/honorsmilitary.
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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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