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 b- 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:
- 2017 Veterans Day Free Meals & Restaurant Discounts.
- 2017 Veterans Day Free Activities, Events, & Recreation.
You can also download a printable pdf that lists many of these offers and additional information (visit this page for sign up form).
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, 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.
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2017 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.
$200 Prepaid Mastercard® from Verizon Wireless w/ New Smartphone
Verizon Wireless Veterans Day Offer (Nov. 10 -15): Verizon Wireless offers military members and veterans discounts on their cell phone service. And now they have a special Veterans Day offer that can earn you a cool $200 prepaid Mastercard® when you buy a new smartphone with monthly device payments and add it to your plan. You have 30 days to provide your military credentials. Learn more at the following page: Veterans get $200 Prepaid Mastercard with purchase of a new line of service on device payment. Redemption is through vzw.com/digitalrebatecenter, code: VETERAN.
Save 15% on Military Medals, Ribbons, Rank Insignia, and More
USA Military Medals is offering customers 15% off their purchase with coupon code VETERAN15. This is a great place to buy military rank, insignia, medals, ribbons, uniform items, dog tags, and similar military gear and memorabilia. They ship fast and guarantee the quality of the items they sell. Visit USAMilitaryMedals.com, use Coupon Code VETERAN15.
Westgate Resorts – 1,500 Free Vacations
Westgate Resorts is giving away 1,500 free vacations on Veteran’s Day. Beginning November 10 at 9 a.m. EST, the first 1,500 eligible service members who complete the online military appreciation form at www.WestgateSalutes.com and place a fully refundable $100 deposit will receive a complimentary vacation package:
- three (3) night stay May 3 – 6, 2018 for up to four (4) persons at the Westgate Vacation Villas Resort & Spa or the Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa in Kissimmee, FL May 3-6, 2018, or
- two (2) night stay December 8 – 10, 2017 for up to two (2) persons at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
- (full terms and conditions, eligibility, and other important info).
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. In addition to the 1,500 complimentary vacations, Westgate Resorts will offer a special 25 percent savings on Nov 10, 2017 for all U.S. military veterans. For more information, visit www.WestgateSalutes.com.
Caribu – 6 Month Free Membership for Active Military
Caribu is donating free 6-month subscriptions of their interactive reading platform to all 1.3M currently serving U.S. military members in honor of Veteran’s Day. Caribu is an interactive reading platform that describes itself as “FaceTime meets Kindle”, for kids. It’s a very cool platform that allows you to read books to your children online or via an iPad or iPhone (no more holding books up to a webcam!). This is great for military members who are TDY, deployed, work late shifts, or travel frequently. (current offer is for active duty servicemembers; requires .mil email address to verify eligibility).
- Choose from hundreds of books within the app
- Drawing on books via the app with multiple colors in real-time
- Video-Calling, with audio-only fallback when user is in low-bandwidth area
- Story guide pointer in real-time to follow along in the book
- Magnifying tool to zoom in on small text
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.
- Free Book (Kindle Edition; Nov. 10-12 only): Surviving an Urban Disaster: The Survival Essentials Made Easy, Small Steps, Big Results, by Richard Duarte. Learn more.
- Amazon – More Veterans Day Offers on Amazon.
Free Haircuts for Military & Veterans:
- Great Clips, Free Haircut, Nov. 11, 2017. 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, 2017. 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 – Military Discounts: Meineke is offering up to 45% off Total Car Car Services from October 14 – November 24, 2017. Please call ahead for detials! (more info).
Veterans Day Retail Offers & Discounts
Bed Bath and Beyond, Nov 11. 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.
Buckle: Military receive 10% off online purchases every day at Buckle.com. From November 6th-21st, 2017, Buckle is thanking veterans and other military personnel for their service with free standard shipping on all orders. 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.
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.
Food Lion, Nov. 11, 2017. 10% off all groceries (some exclusions such as cigarettes, alcohol, etc.) for Active & Retired Military Personnel with military ID and MVP card. More info.
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
Grizzly Industrial: 5% off all purchases for active, veteran and retired military personnel from Nov. 1 – 11.
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.
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. 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. More details.
Microsoft Office Products – $9.99 (current military members only): 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.
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.
Rosetta Stone – 10% Military Discount. Rosetta Stone® bills itself the world’s best language-learning software. Their military discount is open to all current military, retirees, and veterans. Learn more at their military discount page.
Target – 10% Off Coupon. 10 percent discount on purchases, in-store and online, from Nov. 7-11, 2017. Eligible guests can visit Target.com/military to register and receive the discount. (Some product exclusions apply; discount via a single-use coupon).
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 Armour – 15% Discount. 15% Off for Veterans, Service Members, and First Responders during Veterans Day week. Under Armour supports the military, veteran, and First Responder communities year-round. Click here to learn more about the Under Armour Military Discount.
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.
Hotel Discounts & 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.
Red Roof Inns – 10% – 40% off. Red Roof offers 10% discounts for military, family members, and government employees under certain circumstances. Save up to 20% Off with Veterans Advantage membership. Red Roof is offering any active duty or retired military members 40 percent off their room rate when they book on RedRoof.com between November 1 and November 22 with its Home for the Holidays Discount—and that’s good for stays through the end of February 2018. The brand is also offering 1,000 free nights to military members and their families through the Military Ticket Program. Learn More at the Red Roof Inn Military Page.
Super 8 Hotels. 20% off at participating locations. Reservations for current and retired military personnel and their spouses as well as veterans and their families for stays booked between October 11, 2017 and December 4, 2017 and completed by July 31, 2018. New bookings only. More info.
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