Veterans Day, November 11, 2016 Veteran Discounts
** Military Identification of some type required **
• Proof of Military Service: Most companies require some form of military ID. These include: a Military ID Card(active/reserve/retired), Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Drivers License with Veterans Designation, Photograph in uniform, wearing your uniform (if your service permits), Veterans Organization Card (e.g., American Legion and VFW), DD214, discharge paperwork, or other form of identification. Other restaurants and companies may go by the honor system.
• Participation: Always check online or call ahead to verify locations, dates, times, and participation. Many of the companies listed are franchises, and may have different policies.
Don’t Forget Veteran Owned Small Businesses
2016 Veterans Day Discounts
National Parks: National Parks will offer fee-free days to ALL visitors at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees. Visit one of your national parks on Veterans Day, and you won’t be charged an entrance fee. And making the fun even more affordable, many national park concessioners are joining the National Park Service in welcoming visitors with their own special offers.
Waves of Honor Military discounts
Harley-Davidson Museum: On November 7-8, & 11 Harley-Davidson Museum® will offer free Museum entry for all active Military
9/11 Memorial – (NYC) Veterans will receive FREE museum admission between Nov 7 to Nov 11th. Veterans will also receive up to two 50% off museum tickets for family members during Military Family Appreciation on Nov 7 and Nov 8.
Scottsdale Bullion & Coin
Scottsdale Bullion & Coin will be honoring veterans and active military members by offering them an exclusive 1% discount on all purchases made between November 9 and November 11, 2016.
Applebee’s: A choice of seven different meals on the house (beverages and gratuity not included).
Bob Evans: Free all-you-can-eat hotcakes.
California Pizza Kitchen: A free entrée from special menu.
Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All American Burger and fries.
Chili’s: Free meals from a special menu.
Denny’s: Free build-your-own Grand Slam Breakfast from 5 a.m. to noon.
Friendly’s: Free Big Two Do breakfast or free All American Burger meal for lunch or dinner.
Golden Corral: A “thank you” dinner and fundraiser will take place on Monday, November 17, and veterans and active-duty military are welcomed to a free buffet and beverage from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Handel’s Ice Cream: Free single-scoop ice cream cone.
Hooters: Free entrée (up to $10.99 value) with any drink purchase.
IHOP: Free order of Red, White, and Blue pancakes anytime between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and a donut.
LaMars Donuts: Free 12 oz. coffee and a donut.
Olive Garden: Free entrée from special menu.
On the Border: Free “create your own combo” meal.
Shoney’s: Free All American Burger.
Starbucks: Veterans and active military and their spouses each get a free tall coffee.
TGI Fridays: Free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch from special menu.
Tim Hortons: Free donut, anytime during the day.
OutBack Steak House: Free Bloomin Onion and Drink + 15% off their check from Nov. 12 – Dec. 31
PostalZen Through Veterans Day 50% of Every Sale Goes to the Veteran Charity of Your Choice
Brides Across America Free Wedding Gown Events
During the month of November Brides Across America is partnering with bridal salons across the nation to giveaway wedding dresses to qualified military brides. All military brides must pre-register online.
Free Car Wash
ALL veterans and service personnel get a free car wash at participating locations. Every year Grace For Vets, a non-profit organization, unites the car wash industry in 4 countries (U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Australia) with this program.
Free Hair Cut
While too many to list, many local hair clip and barber shops offer free hair cuts on Veterans Day to Veterans and active duty armed forces members. Call stores in your local area to confirm.
Free Oil Change
Oil changes are free to Veterans and active duty armed forces members at many participating local oil change centers including participating name brand oil service centers. Call stores in your local area to confirm. Many are offering the free oil change for several days around Veterans Day.
Great Clips Free Haircut
On Veterans Day, customers who come in for a haircut at any U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard. Military members can also come in on Veterans Day for a free haircut or to pick up a free haircut card to use, with proof of service.
A 10% discount is also offered to all other military veterans on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Veterans Day. A year round 10% discount up to a maximum $500 at all U.S. locations to active duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families. Must present a valid military ID.
Lowes Home Improvement
Lowes honors all Veterans on three specific holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veterans Day. During these three holiday weekends, Lowes extends the discount to all veterans who served honorably and who present a valid Form DD214 or other proof of service.
2015 Offers – Many of these repeat every year!
24 Hours Fitness
U.S. military servicemen and servicewomen get free all-club access in honor of Veterans Day.
AARP is offering a 20% membership discount for veterans, their families, and anyone interested in annual or multi-year memberships and renewals.
Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is waiving all day use fees at more than 2,400 recreation areas nationwide. This waiver is available to all veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families. Only verbal confirmation of service is required.
Barnes & Noble
15% off Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK® and NOOK GlowLight™. One day only, in store only. Offer is available to veterans, active duty military members and their families.
Bed and Breakfast Inns in the U.S. and Canada
Get a free stay with the 6th Annual B&Bs for Vets military specials. See site for participating B & Bs.
Bed, Bath & Beyond
20% off the entire purchase for U.S. Military, veterans and military spouses.
Enjoy 25% off all in store purchases to all active military personnel and veterans.
Cabela’s Hometown Heroes
Cabela’s is hosting Hometown Heroes events. There is a 5% discount is for Military Personnel (active and retired military, active reservists and VA recipients) plus Law-Enforcement, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel (EMS).
Char-Broil 10% off
Get 10% Off Sitewide on orders over $75 at Char-Broil! Code: A14VET. Anyone can use.
Chuck E. Cheese’s
All U.S. Armed Forces veterans and active-duty military get 20 free tokens upon a visit to Chuck E. Cheese’s. Military ID or proof of service is required, but no coupon is needed.
Commissaries worldwide are offering exclusive savings events leading up to Veterans Day. Stores are collaborating with their industry partners to offer exclusive savings through in-store sales promotions including high-value coupons and other discounts beyond the everyday 30 percent or more savings. Stores are also offering product samplings, demonstrations and giveaways.
This Veterans Day, former and current members of the military, save an extra 15% on PCs and tablets.
Dollar General 11% Discount
11% off total purchase in-store or online for veterans and active military.
Dry Creek Valley Wineries
The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® (WDCV) are showing their appreciation with complimentary wine tastings for all veterans and active military at several participating wineries during the entire month of November. Participating wineries include Amista Vineyards, Blanchard Family Wines, Pedroncelli Winery, Ridge Vineyards, West Wines, Fritz Underground Winery, Peterson Winery, Gustafson Family Vineyards, Wilson Winery, Kokomo Winery, Forchini Winery, Roadhouse Winery, Collier Falls, and Chateau Diana.
Estate Assist is offering all military members and veterans a free 30 day trial followed by 25% off subscriptions to Estate Assist Safe subscriptions. The offer is valid on Veterans Day only.
Family Dollar 15% Off
15% off entire purchase with coupon. Optionally text VETERAN to 28767 for coupon code. For active duty or retired military, National Guard, veterans and their families.
On Veterans Day, Food Lion will offer a 10% discount to all of those who have served as military personnel and their families.
Frys Food Stores
In honor of Veterans Day, Fry’s Food Stores is offering a 10% discount for all military members.
This Veteran’s Day iPic is honoring former and current military members with a free ticket at iPic. Just get to the theater before the film (no online tickets) with proof of service and enjoy the movie.
All current and former military personnel and their families can enjoy an extra 20% off on purchases in-store (some exclusions may apply) by presenting a military ID or proof of service.
Free travel to Veterans on Veteran’s Day. Veterans can go to any of their 9 company locations to request a ticket for travel. Jefferson Lines has locations in Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Past or present members of the armed forces, as well as their families, will receive 20 percent off their total purchase including regular, sale-priced and clearance items.
Jockey is offering 15% off to active military, veterans and their families. Enter promo code MILITARY at checkout.
Murphy Goode Winery
Military personnel, Veterans, and Retirees are all eligible for free shipping on online orders from Murphy Goode Winery. Enter “VETSDAY” as the promo code when checking out.
Orchard Supply Hardware 20% Off
Orchard Supply Hardware is honored to offer an extra 20% off entire purchase to all to veterans and active military personnel.
Active and retired military personnel and family members get a 10 percent discount on Veteran’s Day. Proof of service required.
Red Roof Inn
Veterans receive 15% off your stay the entire month of November! And don’t forget, Red Roof Inn is military and government friendly all year long, offering 10% off at locations nationwide. Who is Eligible?: Active Duty, Veterans, Retirees, Reservists, Dependents. Offer valid for stays.
Enjoy a rare Sears double discount for active, reserve, and retired military personnel on all Craftsman tool sets. Take 40% off all regularly priced tool sets instead of the typical 20%, and an additional 10% off all sale-priced tool sets, instead of the usual 5%.
Sleep Number Military Discount
Sleep Number is providing exclusive offers for current and past military personnel. Save $400-$700 on selected Sleep Number® mattress sets.
Many Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active-duty and retired U.S. service members on Veterans Day with valid proof of service.
On Veterans Day everyone gets 20% off. Service members receive an additional 10% off . Full Priced merchandise, exclusions apply. Valid in stores only, must present proof of service e.g. military id, veterans designation on driver license, DD214 paperwork.
This Veterans Day, November 11, TOPS will honor an 11% discount off of a total order to all veterans and active military personnel who shop at any of their locations.
Westgate Resorts is giving away 1,500 Three-Day/Two-Night stays at select Westgate Resort Properties. PLUS, Westgate Resorts is also giving away Orlando Predators Arena Football Tickets to 1,500 lucky Veterans through the website orlandopredators.com. Those veterans who have served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and/or The War on Terror are eligible for this giveaway. If you did not serve in the above wars, you are still eligible for a discount of 25% off the Best Available Rate. See website for details.
If a company is not on the list, be sure to ask about a Veterans Day discount on Veterans Day. Many small and big businesses offer a discount on Veterans Day.
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