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The 152 Best Military Discounts in 2019

Active-duty service members, veterans, and their families can save big by asking about deals and freebies.
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If you're a veteran or an active-duty member of the U.S. armed forces, you may be able to save big on everyday purchases. In many instances, spouses and dependents can take advantage of these special perks, too.

SEE ALSO: The 120 Best Birthday Freebies in 2019: Get Free Stuff Just for Showing Up!

You often just need to show your military ID to redeem the perks. However, some retailers require that you validate your affiliation with the U.S. armed forces through ID.me, Troop ID, or SheerID in order to receive the benefits.

Ready to start saving? Keep reading for a comprehensive list of military discounts and freebies in just about every category you can think of, along with specific eligibility criteria.

The Best Military Discounts in 2019

Store Details Who's Eligible?
1-800-Flowers 20% off through ID.me Military members, veterans, and family members
24 Hour Fitness $0 initiation and $5 off monthly dues for select basic memberships Active duty and reservists
Advance Auto Parts 10% off regularly priced items (in-store purchases only) Active duty, reservists, retirees, veterans receiving VA benefits, and immediate family members
Alamo Discounted rates; Collision Damage Waiver and zero additional driver fees if you're traveling on military orders Active duty, veterans, and retirees
Allegiant Air Multiple free services Active duty, veterans, National Guard, reservists, and dependents
Allen Edmonds 15% off purchases Active duty and veterans
AMC Theatres At least 10% off evening tickets Active duty
Amtrak 10% off the lowest available fare (includes Auto Train) Active duty, spouses, and dependents
Anthem Wheels 15% off a set of regularly priced Anthem wheels Active duty, veterans, retirees, and disabled military personnel
Apple Special pricing on Apple products through ID.me Military members and veterans
Ashley Stewart 10% off through ID.me Military members, veterans, and family members
AT&T Multiple discounts on wireless, TV, and internet services Active duty and veterans
Atkins 15% off bars and shakes Active duty and veterans
Audi Special programs Active duty
Auto Accessories Garage 5% to 20% off purchases Active duty, veterans, retirees, reservists, and their immediate families
Avis Up to 25% off car rentals Active duty, veterans, National Guard, reservists, and their families
Bass Pro Shops 5% off purchases Active duty, veterans, retirees, National Guard, and reservists
Beachbody Coach Business Service Fee waived through the Military Waiver Program Active duty (or spouses or partners), reservists, those wounded in action, spouses or partners of those lost or killed in action, and honorably discharged veterans
Beaches by Sandals 10% off promotional rates Active duty, retirees, spouses, reservists, National Guard, and veterans
Best Western At least 10% off lodging Active duty and veterans
BMW Special pricing on auto leases and purchases Eligible USAA members
Bodybuilding.com 10% off via Troop ID Active duty, reservists, National Guard, veterans, retirees, spouses, and eligible dependents
Bonobos 20% off up to 5 orders annually through SheerID Active duty and veterans
Buckle 10% off purchases Active duty, veterans, National Guard, reservists, spouses, and dependents
Budget Up to 25% off car rental rates Active duty, veterans, National Guard, reservists, and their families
Buffalo Wild Wings Varies Varies by location
Burger King Varies Varies by location
Cabela's 5% off purchases Active duty, veterans, retirees, National Guard, and reservists
Carhartt 10% off through Troop ID Active duty, veterans, retirees, spouses, and eligible family members
CARiD 10% off Active duty, veterans, and their immediate families
Carnival Cruise Lines Free room upgrades, reduced deposits, and up to $50 onboard credit Active duty and retirees
Carter's Free shipping on $50 to APO and FPO addresses Active duty
Champion 10% off purchases All members of the military community, including veterans
Champs Sports 20% off most purchases via SheerID Active duty, retirees receiving military benefits, spouses, and eligible dependents
Chick-fil-A Varies Varies by location
Choice Hotels Discounted rate on lodging Active duty, retirees, and dependents
Chuck E. Cheese's Varies Active duty and dependents, National Guard and dependents, reservists and dependents, and retirees
Cicis Varies Varies
Cole Haan 20% off purchases Active duty, reservists, Guard, retirees, and veterans
Coleman 35% off via Veterans Advantage Active duty, veterans, retirees, National Guard, reservists, and eligible family members
Columbia 10% off via ID.me Active duty, veterans, and family
Costco Over $60 in savings when you join as a new member via SheerID Active duty, reservists, Guard, veterans, retirees, and registered dependents
CVS 20% off orders and free shipping via Veterans Advantage Active duty, veterans, and eligible family members
Dell 10% off Varies
Delta Vacations Up to $300 off select vacations and 500 extra bonus miles per person per booking via military email address certification Active duty and travel companions
Dickies 10% off through SheerID Active duty, veterans, retirees, National Guard, reservists, spouses, and eligible dependents
Disney Cruise Line Special rates on select sailings Active duty and retirees, or their spouses
Disney World Book a 4- or 5-day trip from $241 Active duty and retirees, or their spouses
Disneyland Book 3 days for $178 or 4 days for $198 during select months Active duty and retirees, or their spouses
Dollar Rent A Car 5% off rental cars via Veterans Advantage Active duty, veterans, National Guard, and reservists and their families
Eastbay 20% off via SheerID Active duty, veterans, retirees, National Guard, reservists, and eligible dependents
El Pollo Loco 15% off Active duty
Embassy Suites Discounted rates on lodging Active duty
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Special rates on rental cars Active duty
Expedia Complimentary upgrade to +gold status in rewards program via SheerID Active duty and retirees
Extended Stay America Varies Varies
Fanatics 15% off all orders via Troop ID Active duty, reservists, National Guard, veterans, retirees, spouses, and eligible dependents
Foot Locker 20% off via SheerID Active duty, retirees, disabled veterans with 30% or higher rating, and eligible dependents
Footaction 20% off most purchases Active duty, retirees, and eligible spouses and dependents
Ford/Lincoln $500 Military Appreciation Bonus Cash toward purchases or leases Active duty, National Guard, reservists serving on active duty, veterans within 24 months of separation, retirees, spouses, and family
Fuddruckers Varies Varies by location
Geico Up to 15% off Active duty, retirees, National Guard, and reservists
General Motors Discounted pricing via ID.me Varies
Gold's Gym Special membership pricing Active duty and veterans
Great Wolf Lodge Up to 30% off lodging Active and retired military
Greyhound 10% off at station, or 10% off online via Veterans Advantage Active duty, retirees, and family members
Hampton by Hilton Per diem rates for military Active duty
Hanes.com 10% off purchases All members of the military community
Hard Rock Cafe Varies Varies by location
Harley-Davidson Free shipping Must have AFO, FPO, or DPO address
Helzberg Diamonds 10% off purchases Active duty, retirees, disabled veterans, and registered dependents of active duty and retirees
Hertz Varies Varies
Hickory Farms Free shipping on purchases Must have APO, FPO, or DPO address
Hilton Hotels Per diem rates or discounted leisure stays Varies
Honda $500 off select new models Active duty, retirees, veterans within 12 months of separation from active service, and spouses
Howard Johnson Up to 20% off via Veterans Advantage Active duty, veterans, retirees, National Guard, reservists, and eligible family members
Hyatt Hotels Discounted rates on lodging Military families and veterans
Hyundai $500 off select new models Active duty, veterans, National Guard, reservists, and retirees
Indian Larry Motorcycles 15% off via ID.me Military personnel
Infiniti Special pricing on auto purchases and lease deals Military personnel
Jeep $500 Military Bonus Cash toward purchases or leases Active duty, reservists, retirees, and veterans within 12 months of discharge
Jiffy Lube 25% off most services Active duty and veterans
Jo-Ann Fabric 15% off purchases Active duty, veterans, and their spouses and dependents
Jockey 10% off via ID.me Active duty, veterans, and family members
Lady Foot Locker 20% off most purchases Active duty, retirees, and eligible spouses and dependents
Lenovo Up to 30% off Active duty, reservists, veterans, and immediate family members
Lowe's 10% off eligible purchases Active duty and veterans
Marriott Special per diem rates Active duty
Massage Envy $60 off annual membership Active duty
Mazda $500 off purchases and leases of select new models Active duty, reservists, veterans, and retirees within 2 years of separation from active service, spouses, and eligible children
Merrell 10% off every order Active duty, veterans, and their families
Michaels 15% off in-store purchases Active duty, veterans, spouses, and eligible family members
Microsoft 30% off Office 365 Military families
Motel 6 Up to 10% off lodging Active duty, retirees, and family members
National Car Rental Varies Varies
National Park Service Free annual pass Active duty and their dependents, reservists, and National Guard
New York & Company 30% off in-store purchases via ID.me Active duty, veterans, and their families
Newegg Free Newegg Premier subscription for a year Active duty, reservists, Guard, veterans, and registered dependents
Nike 10% off purchases Active duty, veterans, retirees, reservists, and their dependents and spouses
Nissan Between $500 and $1,000 off purchases and lease deals Active duty, reservists, retirees, and veterans within 12 months of active duty
O'Reilly Auto Parts 10% off most in-store purchases Active duty, retirees, reservists, veterans, and eligible dependents of active duty and veterans
Oakley Varies Varies
Orvis 10% off online purchases via Veterans Advantage Active duty, veterans, National Guard, reservists, and eligible family members
Outback Steakhouse 10% off lunch and dinner Military personnel and their immediate family members
Overstock.com Free Club O Gold membership via ID.me Active duty and veterans
Papa John's Varies by location Varies
Penske 10% off truck rentals Active duty, veterans, and their families
Pep Boys 10% off service Active duty and retirees
Pier 1 10% off in-store purchases Active duty, retirees, and their families
PODS 10% off for military moves Active duty, retirees, and veterans
Pottery Barn 15% off in-store purchases Active duty, retirees, and their families
Princess Cruises Up to $250 free onboard spending money Active duty, veterans, retirees, and disabled military personnel
ProFlowers Varies Varies
Quiksilver 15% off purchases Active duty, reservists, Guard, veterans, retirees, spouses, and eligible dependents
Rack Room Shoes 10% off in-store purchases Military personnel and their families
Ray-Ban 15% off via ID.me Military members, veterans, and family members
Red Roof Inn 10% off lodging Active duty, veterans, and retirees
Regal Entertainment Group Varies by location Active duty and retired military personnel
Rosetta Stone Special pricing on programs Active duty, reservists, Guard, and veterans
Royal Caribbean Special pricing on cruises Active duty, retirees, veterans, and spouses
Sally Beauty Free Sally Beauty Club membership Active duty
Samsung Up to 40% off Active duty
Sherwin-Williams 15% off paints, stains, and painting supplies Active duty, veterans, and reservists
Showcase Cinemas Special pricing Active duty and dependents
SiriusXM 25% off subscription Active duty, veterans, retirees, and reservists
Six Flags 20% off 1-day General Admission ticket Inquire at military base or Guest Services Center
Southwest Airlines Special pricing on flights Varies
Subaru Special pricing on auto leases and purchases Active duty and reservists, and veterans and retirees who left the service within the last 12 months
Sunglass Hut 15% off purchases via ID.me Active duty, retirees, veterans, and military spouses and family members
Super 8 15% off Active duty, retirees, veterans, and spouses
Take 5 Oil Change Varies by location Varies by location
Taylor Made Golf 15% off via ID.me Active duty and veterans
Texas de Brazil 20% off lunch and dinner Active duty and veterans
Thrifty Rent-A-Car 5% off car rentals via Veterans Advantage Active duty, veterans, Guard, reservists, and their families
Tiffany & Co. 10% off engagement rings and wedding bands Active duty, reservists, and veterans
Toms 10% off full-priced items Active duty and veterans
Toyota $500 rebate when you purchase or lease a vehicle through Toyota Financial Services Active duty, eligible household members, and retirees and veterans within 1 year of retirement or discharge
TurboTax Varies Active duty and reservists
Under Armour 10% off online and in-store purchases via ID.me Active duty and veterans
United Airlines Up to 5% off through Veterans Advantage Active duty, veterans, National Guard, reservists, and eligible family members
Universal Studios Discounted rates at Orlando and Hollywood parks Active duty and retirees at both parks; reservists, veterans, National Guard, and dependents at Hollywood
USAA Multiple Active duty, reservists, Guard, and veterans
Verizon Fios Varies Active duty, reservists, Guard, and veterans
Verizon Wireless Varies Military, cadets, veterans,and their families
Volkswagen $500 bonus on select new models Members of the armed forces
Williams-Sonoma 10% off electrics and 15% off in-store purchases Active duty, retirees, and their families
Wilsons Leather Varies Active duty, veterans, retirees, spouses, and eligible dependents
Worx Varies Active duty and veterans
Wrangler 10% off purchases via ID.me Active duty and veterans
Yankee Candle 10% off purchases Active duty, retirees, and their immediate families
YETI Special pricing via ID.me Active duty, veterans, reservists, Guard, and retirees
YMCA Free Y! outreach membership and childcare Active duty and family

Contributing Writer

After spending several years as a governmental accountant, Allison transitioned into the world of freelance writing. Her work has appeared on on a number of reputable sites, including The Wall Street Journal, Investopedia, Daily Finance, MSN Money, and Credit.com.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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