Companies offering Veterans a free meal or discount!Carey Torrice
Depending on where you are, various Lowe’s and Home Depot stores will give active and retired military with ID cards the 10% discount (others won’t – just have to ask and see who will/won’t) http://militaryfinancenetwork.com/2008/11/08/veterans-day-free-meals-and-discounts/ Veteran’s Day is soon approaching and there are several companies who want to thank our veterans by providing them with discounts or a free meal. To those companies offering veterans a free meal or discount, we give a collective thanks. To all who served “ a simple thank you is never enough. But I’ll say it anyway. Thanks for your service.
Check out these Veteran’s Day deals (remember, all deals are subject to participation).
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants: To the Veterans who have served in war and peace, we honor you Sunday, November 9th with a complimentary entree from a special menu. Please present proper authentication when you visit the restaurant. ID includes VA card, VFW card, American Legion card, discharge papers, DD214 or other veteran’s ID.Knotts Berry Farm Free Admission. November 1 “ 27 November (Thanksgiving Day) Knott’s annual tribute to our Military, past and present. Veterans or current serving military personnel plus one guest get in FREE with proper ID presented at Knott’s turnstile (DD214, Veterans Administration Hospital ID or Active Military Service ID). Purchase up to six additional tickets for just $15 each. More info Lowes: 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 Nov. 6 “ Nov. 11. 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.Home Depot: The Home Depot(R) is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran.s Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000 for a maximum of $200 between November 6 and November 12, 2008, at The Home Depot stores, The Home Depot Design Center locations, Yardbirds and EXPO Design Center(R) locations. Check out more military discounts on Military Finance Network and Freebies For Veterans at A Soldier’s Perspective.Free Disney: The Jarhead Online recently wrote about free Disneyland tickets for Active Duty and Retired military members. This is great news for eligible military members “ until recently, Disney did not even offer military discounts, much less free tickets!
Disney’s Armed Forces Salute “ free Disney admission
Disney recently announced a new program honoring the US military- “Disney’s Armed Forces Salute.” This program offers active duty military members, retirees, active US Coast Guard, and activated National Guard and Reserves members are eligible to receive a complimentary 3 day admission ticket to any Disney theme park located in the US. Disney is also offering special rates on their Disneyland and Disney World Resort hotels. Bring your friends! Eligible members can also purchase discounted tickets for family members and friends.
Free Disneyland Tickets
Free 3-day admission to Disneyland theme parks, including Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure parks. Eligible military members can purchase discounted Disney tickets for their friends and family – adult or child 3-day “Disney’s Armed Forces Salute Companion” ticket for up to 5 people for the price of an adult 1-day Park Hopper ticket. A limited number of discounted Disney Resort hotel tickets are available. Expires: June 12, 2009
Free Walt Disney World Tickets.
Free 5-day “Disney’s Armed Forces Salute” ticket which includes admission to all Disney World theme parks, including the water parks and DisneyQuest. Eligible military members can purchase discounted Disney tickets for their friends and family – adult or child 5-day “Disney’s Armed Forces Salute Companion” ticket for up to 5 people for $99 per ticket (add $25 for access to all parks). A limited number of discounted Disney Resort hotel tickets are available. Expires: December 23, 2009
How to book free Disney tickets for military members
See your military base ticket office or visit your local ITT office for details and to book tickets.
Disneyland Free Admission Expires:>June 12, 2009
DisneyWorld Free Admission Expires:December 23, 2009
Looking for more military discounts?
See more military discounts at Military Finance Network and California military discounts at The Jarhead Online. Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks: Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks is offering military members a similar deal, with their Salute to Heroes 2009 program. Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks include Sea World, Busch Gardens, Sesame Place, Sea World, and Water Country USA.
Free Admission to Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks for military members
Here are the key details for free tickets:Complimentary admission for active duty military representing all five service branches, active members of a reserve or National Guard unit, and/or up to three direct dependents.Valid for one complimentary single-day admission per person, per year, to one of the following Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks:
SeaWorld Orlando, San Diego, or San Antonio
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Williamsburg