This post was most recently updated on November 27th, 2018
Did you know there are quite a few travel discounts offered to members of the military? Fighting for one’s country has always been a most-respected endeavor – which is why the establishments on the list to follow are so very proud to offer their discounted or enhanced services to military personnel. It doesn’t matter if you’re active duty, a veteran, retiree or member of the National Guard; they extend a heartfelt thank you for the sacrifices you made and continue to make in defending the interests of the United States
Travel Discounts for Hotels
Need a place to stay while on vacation or other? If so, consider Wyndham Hotels for making you feel at home. All military personnel – including active duty, veterans, retirees and government employees are eligible for discounts per stay.
Hyatt Hotels Military Discounts
If you are a member of the Armed Forces, bring along your valid military identification to enjoy a 50% discount on your Hyatt hotel stay, as well as money off on some of the hotel perks.
Affinia Hotel Collection Discounts
Affinia Hotels offers you one of the more robust military discounts that we’ve ever seen, with a big 20% off regular prices on guest rooms, as well a $10 donation to the Wounded Warriors Support Foundation. While there, you and your significant other can enjoy free breakfast, as well as a free internet connection with superior speed.
Extended Stay America Discount
One of the most comprehensive hotel suite offerings available, active military personnel and reservists (veterans and retirees alike) can enjoy discounts along with their family members at Extended Stay America PCS TDY suite rates.
Travel Discounts for Resorts and Campgrounds
Sandals Vacation Discount
There’s a 10% discount available for military personnel, their spouses, retirees, National Guard members, veterans – furthermore, this can be combined with other special promotions for added savings.
The Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World
One of the most-requested military discounts on travel is to Walt Disney World, where families (kids and adults seem to love this one with equanimity). There’s a lot to love with this offer; if your military or National Guard (including veterans and reservists), you and your immediate family can enjoy 50% off all the food and drinks you purchase while on this visit, as well as discounts at a multitude of restaurants such as Shula’s Steakhouse and Todd English’s bluezoo. Bring your military ID, and have the code TROOPS handy.
Palms Casino Resort Offer
There’s a 15% discount available for all military personnel; this goes for reservists, veterans, and retirees as long as you’ve got your official ID on you. Check out the Ivory Suite, the Palms Superior Guestroom and the Premier Guestroom.
Military personnel receive 5-20% off the regular price. Offer varies by location. Must present military ID at check-in.
Travel Discounts for Train and Air Travel
Amtrak Travel Discounts
The nation’s premier train service, Amtrak offers military discounts on travel of up to 10% for both military personnel and their dependents; if you’ve got your official uniform on, you can also head straight to the front of the line whenever you’re ready to board or purchase. With your valid military ID, you can also enjoy discounts on the Auto Train.
United Airlines Discounts for Military
United Airlines offers a maximum discount of 5% off ticket prices for all active duty military, as well as reservists, veterans, and retirees – this goes for National Guard and family members of all the previous, as well.
As military personnel, you can access the Delta Vacations discount package from the website when you log in and register for an account. You do need an active military email address, whereupon you can get between $50 and $300 off of any of Delta Vacations packages.
Travel Discounts for Cruising
Royal Caribbean Discounts
Active duty military, their spouses and their dependents can benefit from a discount; the military rates vary, so be sure to check for specifics. All members of the Armed forces can get these rates locked in – thank you for your service, from Royal Caribbean.
MSC Cruises Military Discounts
In addition to the military, current staff at the Department of Defense are also this umbrella; enjoy a 10% discount on all packages for both members and their children and family. Children under 11 years old can travel for free if there are two adults with them who pay the the full price of their own tickets.
Travel Discounts for Rental Cars
Budget Car and Truck Rental Discounts
You can enjoy a 20% discount on any van or truck rental – the activation code here is USMIO. Be sure to show your valid military identification card. Additionally, car rental discounts are 25% for reservists, veterans, retirees, National Guard corpsmen and active duty military personnel.
Hertz Rental Car Discounts
Active duty and retired personnel traveling on leisure receive discounted rates. They’ll also receive unlimited mileage, free upgrades, and complimentary membership to Hertz Gold Plus Rewards.
The above represents just a few of the many discounts that are available for military personnel at your favorite travel and accommodation places. Thank you, military personnel, for your service!
And once you’ve made your travel arrangements, you’ll want to check out this post:
Military Discounts on U.S. Entertainment — so you can save money on museums, theme parks, golfing, sports, skiing, and more.