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September 17, 2019

Military Discounts and Benefits: 5 Veteran Discounts to Ask For

For the love of country, former U.S. servicemen and servicewomen volunteered to defend everything that our nation stands for—freedom. They endured months and years of being away from their loved ones back home while living in unfamiliar territories where they faced constant danger. All they had is their confidence that the U.S. military knows how to take care of its own.

This is precisely one of the reasons why we have these 5 veteran discounts to ask for. These benefits that our veterans and active-duty troops both enjoy are just some of the ways to thank them for their invaluable service to our nation. To demonstrate your support, you can choose to use your favorite social media platform to spread the word on the benefits that our veterans and active-duty troops are entitled to.


What are the 5 Veteran Discounts to Ask For?

Generally, all discounts that are offered to military members apply to retired military personnel as well. To enjoy these perks, they’ll need to present their military IDs or retiree cards to the establishments that offer such discounts. Take a look at  the list of the 5 veteran discounts to ask for:

  1. Cell Phone Plans

Major cell phone companies like AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, U.S Cellular, and Verizon offer discounts for both active-duty military personnel and veterans. They can get up to 15% discount or more. They can even apply for multiple cell phone lines so long as the primary account is under their names.

  1. Airline Tickets

Veterans are eligible for discounts when they buy airline tickets. Some airlines waive the fees for the bags that are checked in. However, veterans can’t avail themselves of the discount when they book their ticket online.

They need to visit the airline’s office or call their customer service to get such discounts.

  1. Hotels and Resorts

Some hotels and resorts offer special discounts to veterans and their families. Marriott, Disneyland Resort Hotels, and Hilton hotels are just some of the big hotel companies that offer special rates for military members including veterans.

  1. Restaurants

Restaurants are always glad to serve veterans at a discounted price as a way of thanking them for their service.

Food chains like Applebee’s, IHOP, and Longhorn Steakhouse are among the many food outlets that offer veterans up to 20% discount as long as they present their military IDs.

  1. Home Improvement

Many home improvement companies such as Home Depot and Lowe’s offer special discounts to veterans for up to 20% of the total amount of their purchase upon checking out.


Donate a Vehicle to Help Needy Veterans

Did you know that thousands upon thousands of our nation’s heroes find it extremely challenging to reintegrate themselves into society following their separation from the service? Hard as it is to admit, we’ve fallen short of giving our former military servicemen and servicewomen the help that they need to lead successful post-military lives. While the government is exerting its best effort to address this urgent concern, there remains to be a gap in service that needs to be filled.

If you donate any type of unwanted vehicle to Veteran Car Donations, you’ll help support life-improvement programs for those struggling veterans in your community. We will auction off your donated vehicle and use the proceeds to support our charity partners that cater to our former servicemen and servicewomen.

These IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations provide homeless veterans and those with service-connected disabilities with mortgage-free and specially adapted homes. Those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other mental issues are provided with free mental healthcare while those seeking jobs are given employment opportunities and job training. Other underprivileged veterans get to receive transitioning assistance, tutoring support, education scholarships, financial assistance, and many other benefits.

Donating your clunker to us is easy. All you have to do is fill out our online donation form or else call us at 877-594-5822 to get started. We accept donations of nearly all types of vehicles wherever you are in the United States since we have car donation programs in all 50 states.

For more information on our car donation program, check out our FAQs page. For inquiries, you can call us anytime and any day or send us a message online.


Struggling Veterans in Your Community Need Your Help

Extend a helping hand to the needy veterans in your community now. Call us at 877-594-5822 to make your car donation.

Veteran Car Donations operates in all 50 states.

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