Discounts and Deals for Military Families to Help Save Money

June 11, 2020

During this difficult time, discounts and free services or items for military families can be a huge help. There are countless deals and discounts out there that help save money. Along with special offerings for the general public, there are also lots of deals for military members that you should definitely take advantage of.

From automotive savings to restaurant discounts, there are many companies that offer deals for military families and more. Read on to find deals and freebies such as discount codes, free deliveries, and more that can help lift a weight off your shoulders.


Woman Buying Things Online with Military Family Discounts


Retail Discounts



If you like online shopping for adorable clothes for your kids, Carter’s is a great option for you. They offer free shipping on orders over $50 to all APO and FPO shipping addresses. The same deal for military members applies to orders placed on OshKosh B’Gosh, Carter’s sister company.



Kohl’s is one of the most popular department stores and a hit with families. Help save money by getting a Kohl’s 15% military family discount. All you need to do to receive this deal for military members is present a valid US military ID in selected Kohl’s branches nationwide. Keep in mind that not all Kohl’s participate, so you’ll need to check with your local store ahead of time.



Get your sportswear fix without breaking the bank by making sure to cash in on their military family discount. All active duty military members, military spouses, and active emergency first responders can receive 25% off their purchase in-store at Lululemon.



You can never go wrong with a Macy’s purchase. From bedding to clothing, this department store has it all. Next time you go on a shopping spree, don’t forget to type in code “FORYOU” to receive up to an extra 30% off and free shipping on orders $25 and up.


Old Navy

It’s time to start shopping at the start of the week because that’s when Old Navy offers the best deals to help you save money. Every Monday, Old Navy gives you 10% off your total purchase with a valid military ID.



One of the hippest brands for adults and kids alike, RVCA offers a 15% military discount to active duty and reservists through However, this deal does not apply to gift cards.


Under Armour

With high-quality clothing comes high-quality values. With verification, Under Armour is offering a 40% discount to active duty service members, veterans, first responders, police, fire, healthcare workers, and teachers sitewide and in all Under Armour stores.


Woman Using Cell Phone Discount for Military Members


Cell Phone Discounts



AT&T honors active military members and veterans with their exclusive deals and discounts. Right now, they’re offering plans for as little as $27 (for four lines), as well as 15% off certain plans. For active military, all you need is a “.mil” email address, and for veterans, a valid form of ID.



For Sprint fans, the Sprint Discount Program offers active duty military personnel, National Guard, Reserves, and veterans a 15% discount off select rate plans. They also offer a Military Suspend program for service personnel who are deployed.



Most of us are on our phones for hours each day, so chances are, it might be time to upgrade to a new one. T-Mobile is serving up a great way to help you save money while getting a brand new phone in the process. With their limited-time offer, you can trade in your current phone that’s in good condition (there’s a list of eligible devices) to get a free iPhone 11 on them. 



One of the biggest cell phone providers, Verizon, is currently offering up a few different military family discounts. You can pay as low as $30 per month, per line, with four lines when you sign up for an unlimited plan. In addition, they’re helping you save money by offering 15% off eligible plans and 25% off accessories.


Person Holding Out Car Keys for Military Deals


Automotive Discounts



If you aren’t a AAA member already, you should definitely consider joining because the company offers a whole range of savings to its members. While roadside assistance and insurance are the biggest services AAA offers, there are discounts on entertainment, travel, and more. 

If you’re specifically shopping for automotive supplies, being a AAA member will get you 10% off your purchases at Napa Auto Parts, as well as rewards points on auto parts and accessories. Just make sure you have your AAA card to show at checkout.



Chevrolet is playing a part in offering deals for military families by discounting thousands of dollars on select model cars and trucks. Pick from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac models to help save money on your next purchase.



Whether you need a new car or just want to treat yourself, Chrysler has a killer military family discount you don’t want to miss out on. If you’re active, active reserve, retired military, retired military reserve, or are an honorably discharged veteran within 12 months of your discharge date, you're eligible for $500 military bonus cash under Chrysler’s Military Incentive program. 



Calling all truck lovers! Ford is one of the biggest names in the automobile industry and they love supporting and honoring military members. Because of this, Ford is also offering a $500 bonus cash reward with their Military Appreciation Program.


Person Using Grocery App for Food Deals and Discounts


Food & Grocery Discounts


Costco Wholesale

Just because you “buy in bulk” at Costco doesn’t mean you have to spend in bulk. As a military member, you can join Costco and earn over $60 in savings. This deal for the military is available to all members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families. Once you become a Costco member, you’ll enjoy countless rebates and have access to additional discounts as well.



Feel like getting food delivered to you? DoorDash is the perfect delivery service and right now, they have a dashing discount code to help you save money. After you choose your meal, enter DDEXCLUSIVE25 to get 25% off your first food delivery purchase, along with a “leave-at-door” option.


Home Chef

Being in the house more means cooking more meals at home, which can become quite the task if you’re running out of menu ideas. Meal prep subscription boxes make the planning a little easier every week with extensive menus (38 weekly choices) and recipes that are easy to make. Home Chef is offering $80 off your first 4 meals with code PARTNER80.


Papa John’s

Grab yourself a slice of yummy pizza with Papa John’s 25% off deal for military members. Just use the “HONOR25” code and you’re good to go!



Who doesn’t love a tasty frosty with fries? Wendy’s has partnered with Veterans Advantage to provide its members special deals and discounts throughout the year at Wendy’s restaurants nationwide. Sign up for Wendymail and that’s where you’ll receive your exclusive offers.


tudent Taking Online Class with Deals for Military Families


Educational Discounts



Apple is one of the largest suppliers of technology in the world, and its products are extremely popular amongst students. To help save money, look into Apple Education Pricing when you go to purchase your next laptop or iPad. While savings vary for each product, Apple offers reduced pricing that’s definitely worth your time. These special deals are available to current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels.


Keystone Online School

Keystone honors U.S. military families with their 15% reduction on tuition for all members (active duty military members) enrolled in their school. All you need is a military ID card to show that you’re eligible. To receive your military family discount, you must call (800) 255-4937.

If your child needs a little extra help on their schoolwork, is a great resource to try. Students in military families are eligible for free access to the online tutoring program funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance. 


Rosetta Stone

Want to learn a new language? Rosetta Stone is a program known for its success rate. Make sure you grab your 10% off military family discount while you still can. This deal for military members is good for active duty, veterans, National Guard, and reservists.


Military Family watching Shows Together on Laptop


Entertainment Discounts



Watching TV is an essential activity right now, so smoking deals couldn’t come at a better time. STARZ is seizing the moment by offering up a 3-month subscription for only $4.99 per month. If you know TV, you know this is a great deal that you don’t want to miss!


Disney Resort Hotels

While parks may be closed now, you can still plan a trip! Enjoy the “Happiest Place on Earth” with military family discounts on select Disney resort hotels. Specific deals for military families can be discussed when you reserve your room and speak with a Disney employee.


Knott’s Berry Farm

Yet another amusement park that supports military families is Knott’s Berry Farm. Once the park is open again, it’s as simple as showing your military ID to purchase Knott's Berry Farm regular admission tickets for only $54. You can also visit your local base to find deals.



Legoland and its various parks offer different options to help you save money. LEGOLAND Florida offers active-duty service members free admission to LEGOLAND Florida Resort & Water Park. Veterans, non-active military, and military families can also save 25% when buying online or receive a 10% discount on 1 and 2 day tickets with a valid military ID at the ticket window.

In addition, LEGOLAND California Resort offers a wide range of discounts on hotel rates and park passes.


Using Deals for Military Families to Help Save Money


Now that you’ve got a long list of discounts and deals for military families, you can start spending less and saving more! On top of looking for ways to help save money during this time, check out these fun and affordable activities to do at home (both recreational and educational), read through your at-home resource and activity checklist to keep you and your family occupied. Saving money gives you one less thing to worry about, and gives you more time to focus on what’s important - being in this together.

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