Veterans Day Discounts: 87 Free Offers For Veterans
It’s Veterans Day, and to help honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, businesses throughout the country are offering discounts as a “Thank You” for your service. Here we highlight some of the top discounts that will be available to veterans through major participating companies. All offers are valid on November 11 unless noted otherwise.
1. Applebee's: Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu.
2. BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: All current and former military members who dine-in receive a free entree up to $14.95 plus a free Dr. Pepper beverage.
3. California Pizza Kitchen: Veterans and active-duty military receive a complimentary meal from a special menu.
4. Chili's: Veterans and active military service members get a free meal from a select menu.
5. Cicis Pizza: Active and retired military get a free unlimited buffet.
6. Cracker Barrel: Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake or a Pumpkin Pie Latte.
7. Cumberland Farms: Veterans, active-duty, reserve, National Guard, a and honorably discharged military personnel get a free coffee.
8. Famous Dave's: Veterans and active-duty military personnel will receive a free 2-Meat Salute.
9. Golden Corral: Military retirees, veterans, active-duty, National Guard, and Reserves are invited Golden Corral Restaurants' Military Appreciation Night for a free dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
10. Houlihan's: Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary meal from a select menu.
11. IHOP: All active duty and veterans can enjoy free red, white, and blue pancakes on from 7 am to 7 pm.
12. Joe's Crab Shack: Veterans receive 20% off at participating locations.
13. Little Caesars: Veterans and active military members receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Comb from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
14. Luna Grill: Luna is offering a “Buy One, Get One Free” deal from Saturday, November 9 through Monday November 11 to any active duty or veteran member of the armed forces at all locations.
15. Manhattan Bagel Company: All active, former, and retired military personnel get a free bagel and cream cheese at participating locations.
16. Menchie's: Veterans and active-duty military will receive their first six ounces.
17. Mimi’s Cafe: On Veterans Day, with the purchase of a beverage, active duty military and veterans with a valid military ID can choose a free breakfast, lunch, or dinner entree from a select menu.
18. Olive Garden: Eligible customers who come into an Olive Garden on Veterans Day can get a completely free meal paid in full by the restaurant, which includes an entrée from a special Veterans Day menu, plus unlimited soup or salad and garlic breadsticks to round out the meal.
19. Red Robin: Veterans and active-duty military get a free Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries.
20. TCBY: Veterans and active military personnel get their first 6 oz. of frozen yogurt for free with valid proof of service at participating locations.
21. Texas Roadhouse: Offering free lunch to all veterans and active duty military from 11 am to 4 pm. Choose from a 10-entree menu, drink included.
22. TravelCenters of America: Active-duty military, veterans, and reservists get a complimentary meal at participating Country Pride and Iron Skillet restaurants nationwide.
23. White Castle: Veterans and active-duty military receive a free Combo Meal or Breakfast Combo Meal.
24. Wienerschnitzel: Veterans and active-duty military receive a free chili Dog, small fries, and a drink.
25. Wild Wing Cafe: Veterans get 6 wings or nuggets in your favorite sauce with a purchase of a drink.
26. Yard House: Veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary appetizer.
27. Academy Sports + Outdoors: Veterans, active-duty service members, and their immediate family members get 10% off their entire purchase in-store and online.
28. American Family Care: Military veterans get a free flu shot.
29. Brides Across America: Brides Across America holds a wedding gown giveaway for military in partnership with bridal salons across the country in November. Qualifying brides register to attend the event at a participating bridal salon by completing the registration form and paying a $40 fee. Attend the event and select one of the designated gowns on display.
30. Enterprise Car Sales: Active-duty military members, veterans, and their families get a Firestone Prepaid Maintenance Package with any used vehicle purchase during the entire month of November.
31. Goodyear Auto Service: Military members get free car care checks and free tire installation. Effective November 8 through 16, the free car care checks will include checks on tires, brakes, alignment, battery, wiper blades and shocks and struts. Active and retired military members will also receive free tire installation during the promotion period, creating a minimum savings of $25 per tire.
32. Great Clips: Veterans and current military members can visit a Great Clips salon to receive either a free haircut or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Non-military customers can purchase a service on Veterans Day and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran you know. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.
33. Home Depot: Home Depot offers a 10% discount to all veterans. Home Depot offers the 10% discount year round to for active duty and retirees.
34. Just Tires: Military members get free car care checks and free tire installation. Effective November 8 through 16, the free car care checks will include checks on tires, brakes, alignment, battery, wiper blades and shocks and struts. Active and retired military members will also receive free tire installation during the promotion period, creating a minimum savings of $25 per tire.
35. Publix: Veterans, active military personnel and their families save 10% on groceries.
36. Readers.com: Readers.com offers a 30% off military discount sitewide November 10 through 12.
37. SmileDirectClub: Active military members and veterans get $175 off their clear aligner purchase November 10 through 14.
38. Sport Clips: Participating locations are offering veterans free haircuts.
39. Target: Active-duty military, veterans, reservists, and their dependents can receive a 10% discount on a purchase made in-store.
40. T-Mobile: Active-duty military and veterans can get 50% off the latest Samsung smartphones, including the new Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Note10+. This is in addition to their Magenta Military plan, which includes 50% off family lines, available to military, veterans and their families year-round.
41. TOPS: Veterans and active military personnel receive an 11% discount off of a total order.
42. Tuft & Needle: Veterans, active-duty military members, and their family members get a discount of $175 off their Mint and Hybrid mattresses.
43. Verizon: Active-duty military members, reservists, cadets, Gold Star familie,s and veterans can receive a 1-year membership of Amazon Prime when they add a new line of service. These customers are also eligible for Wireless and Fios discounts. The offer will run from October 24 to December 2. This is in addition to their year-round discounts on plans and accessories.
44. 9/11 Memorial and Museum: Veterans will receive free museum admission as well as half price museum tickets for up to two family members from November 8 to 14.
45. Aquarium of the Pacific: Veterans and military personnel get free admission.
46. Boston Bruins: In conjunction with Military Appreciation Night on November 12, all military will receive a 20% off discount at the ProShop and all GameDay ProShop locations.
47. Boston Duck Tours: Veterans and active military ride free from November 11 through 15. Dependents ride for $10 per person (plus 5% CCF surcharge).
48. Cincinnati Zoo: All members of the military will receive free admission to the zoo. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.
49. Divi Resorts: Active-duty and retired military and their families get up to 50% off all resorts on Aruba, Bonaire, Barbados and St. Maarten. This limited time offer runs until November 27 for travel through December 20, 2019.
50. DoSeum: Active and retired military and military families get free admission.
51. Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden: Veterans get free admission.
52. Harley-Davidson Museum: The Harley-Davidson Museum is offering free admission to active military, veterans and their families.
53. Historic Banning Mills: Veterans get a free zip when they bring one participant.
54. Jefferson Lines: Veterans and active military members get free available for travel departing from November 11 through November 27 for both one-way and round-trip tickets. Veterans and active military members are welcome to return on a different date for round-trip tickets anytime through December 31.
55. Killington Resort: Active-duty, retired, and honorably discharged members of the military ski for free.
56. Knott's Berry Farm: Active-duty military and veterans receive free admission for themselves and 1 guest from November 3-21 and December 2-19. Additional discounted tickets may be purchased at the ticket booth.
57. La Quinta by Wyndham: 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 a 15% off military discount through December 5.
58. LEGOLAND Florida: Veterans receive free admission through November 22. Veterans can also purchase theme park tickets for up to six guests at a 50% discount on the same dates.
59. Main Event: Veterans and active-duty military receive 30 minutes of game play that can be used on more than 100 interactive video games and a free entrée from a special menu.
60. Mammoth Mountain: Active-duty military and veterans ski/ride free.
61. Monticello: Veterans get complimentary admission.
62. Montpelier: Veterans get free house tours and museum shop discounts.
63. Motor Transport Museum: Veterans get free admission, a 50% discount on t-shirts, and kids get free stickers.
64. Mount Vernon: All active-duty, former, or retired military personnel are admitted for free.
65. Museum of East Tennessee History: Veterans, active-duty military, and their families get free admission from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
66. National Parks: Veterans will have free access to over 100 National Parks that typically require entrance fees.
67. National WWI Museum and Memorial: Admission is free for veterans and active-duty military personnel.
68. Natural History Museum of Utah: Former members of the military, plus one additional guest each, receive free admission.
69. New Mexico Museum of Space History: Veterans get free admission.
70. Newseum: Veterans and active-duty members of the military plus one guest get free admission.
71. Oklahoma City Zoo: Active-duty, active reserves, and retirees get free admission.
72. Orlando Science Center: Veterans get free admission and their attending family members receive 50% off admission through November 17.
73. Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium: Veterans and active-duty military get free admission, and their families get half-off general admission.
74. Pro Football Hall of Fame: Veterans and active military plus a guest get free museum admission and parking. Throughout the rest of November and every day at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, veterans and active military receive $5 off Museum admission and their spouses and dependents receive $3 off. Free parking will be provided for the month of November.
75. Riverbanks Zoo and Garden: Military personnel (retired and active duty) will receive free admission.
76. San Antonio Zoo: Active-duty, retired, veteran members of the military, National Guard and reservists get free admission throughout the month of November. Up to four immediate family members can receive 50% off standard admission on date of visit. Military members plus, up to four dependents, can also save 20% on annual passes.
77. Sanderling Resort: Current and former military receive discounted rates of $119 per night from November 11 through March 14, 2020, with an additional 20% off all food, spa, and retail.
78. Sedgwick County Zoo: All military personnel, veterans and their immediate families get complimentary admission.
79. Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat: Veterans, active and retired military personnel will receive complimentary admission. Additional guests receive $5 off.
80. Super 8 by Wyndham: Active and retired military members, veterans, and their families can enjoy 20% off the Best Available Rate at participating Super 8 by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points. Book by December 5 and complete your stay by December 6.
81. The Alamo: Active-duty military and veterans get free tours.
82. West Virginia State Parks: Military personnel who have served or those currently in reserve or active-duty get 50% off regular lodge and cabin rates on stays between November 1 through November 15. Presentation of military or veteran status will be requested upon check in.
83. Westgate Resorts: Westgate Resorts is giving away 1,500 free vacations at Westgate Vacation Villas and Town Center Resort. Check back on November 11 at 9am EST to participate. Military Weekend will take place May 8 through 20, 2020.
84. Woodland Park Zoo: Active, retired, and veteran military personnel and their spouses get free admission.
85. World of Coca-Cola: Active duty, reserves and retirees get free admission year-round, and on November 11, members of the Armed Forces may purchase up to four half-price general admission tickets for their friends and family.
86. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts: Active and retired military members, veterans, and their families save up to 20%, plus receive 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points on stays through December 6.
87. Zoo Atlanta: Veterans, active-duty, retired and reserve members get free admission and $4 off general admission for up to six accompanying guests.
Don’t miss out on these and more deals on Veteran’s Day! Thank you for your service.\
Written by Ashford University staff