Valentine’s Day, a holiday celebrating romantic love every year on February 14th, is right around the corner, and we know you want to give your loved one the perfect special gift. If you’re a member of the armed forces, why not get that perfect gift with a military discount to make it even sweeter? Whether you’re looking for clothes, jewelry, keepsakes or special outings, the list below has got you covered.
Arts & Crafts for DIY Gifts
Jo Ann Fabric offers 10% off purchases everyday for veterans and active duty with military ID. Jo Ann Fabric is a craft supply store with an emphasis on sewing, quilting, and knitting, but they carry a large supply of products for additional crafting projects. Most locations also offer classes and demonstrations.
Michael’s gives a 15% off discount on an entire in-store purchase everyday to Active and Veteran members, including spouses and family. Michael’s is a large craft supply store with a variety of products for all of your crafting needs. They carry a line of products for almost every activity including making jewelry, cake decorating, scrapbooking, painting, and more. They also carry a large selection of frames and offer framing services. Most locations also offer classes and demonstrations for crafters of all ages.
Clothing for Him & Her
American Giant provides 20% off to Active and Veteran members, including immediate family upon verification. American Giant products are American made. American Giant offers high quality sweatshirts, t-shirts, and bottoms for men and women. They also offer a variety of other items and accessories including beanies, blankets, and bags.
Ashley Stewart gives 10% off for military members through id.me. Ashley Stewart offers women’s apparel and accessories for sizes 12 and up. There is a great selection of fashionable women’s wear from denim to bathing suits. Includes items for all occasions from evening wear to casual wear and intimates.
Banana Republic offers a discount of 10% to Active and Veteran military ID card holders. This discount is good on in-store purchases only. Banana Republic specializes in contemporary clothing and accessories for women and men.
Belk– Shop department store apparel, shoes, accessories for women, men, and children. 20% off (15% home and shoe products) for active-duty and veterans. Military Days are held on Tuesdays.
Buckle offers a 10% discount to Active Duty, Veterans, National Guard, and Reserves, including their spouses and dependents. Buckle offers apparel for men and women. Find everything you need from shirts, jeans, and shoes. Browse the denim shop to find your favorite fit. Also offers a variety of tops and bottoms for kids.
Levi’s takes 15% off online apparel for all military service members including active duty, guard, and reserve. You will need to fill out a brief form and submit verification through SheerID to receive the discount. Levi’s is one of the most recognized brand names for denim in America. The online store also boasts backpacks, jackets, and other apparel for men, women, and children.
Lululemon offers 25% off all purchases to North American military members including active RCMP. The discount is available to all active duty military and reserve personnel, spouses, and active emergency first responders. A valid military or government ID is required. Lululemon offers yoga and sports apparel and gear for women, girls, and men.
Tommy Bahama Outlets offers a 10% discount to all active duty military, veterans, spouses and dependents. Valid ID required, veteran service organization IDs accepted. Tommy Bahama offers clothing and accessories for men and women. Products include shirts, jeans, big and tall styles, swimwear, and decor.
Tommy John gives a 20% discount to Active, Veteran, and Retired members, including their immediate family upon verification. Tommy John specializes in underwear for men and women. They also offer a variety of loungewear and active wear including t-shirts, socks, and pants.
UNTUCKit offers a 25% discount to all members of the US military, military family members and veterans. Untuckit specializes in apparel for men with some products available for women and children. Shoes and accessories also available.
Vineyard Vines provides a 15% discount to verified Active, Veteran, and Retired personnel, including their immediate family. Vineyard Vines offers apparel and accessories for men, women, and children with a focus on casual and comfortable but stylish. They offer everything from dresses and denim, to bathing suits and tennis attire.
Gifts, Flowers & Decor for Him & Her
1800 Flowers offers 30% off to Veterans Advantage members and their immediate families. They specialize in flowers, gift baskets and keepsakes.
BruMate provides a 15% discount off an entire order of drink ware upon verification. BruMate offers drink ware designed to regulate the temperature of beer and wine to ensure an enjoyable drinking experience, keeping warm and cold beverages the temperature they are supposed to be.
Cheryl’s Cookies offers free shipping to APO and FPO addresses. Cheryl’s Cookies brings the sweet to the celebration with festive and colorful cookies, dipped pretzels, cakes, brownies, and more.
Crate & Barrel gives a 10% in-store discount to veterans and active military. Crate & Barrel offers decor, furniture, homeware and kitchen gear, gifts and more.
From You Flowers provides both Active Duty and Veterans Free Shipping or a 20% discount on flowers or gift baskets for any occasion. Fro You Flowers specializes in plants, flowers, and gift baskets for all occasions from birthdays and anniversaries, to get well gifts. They also offer a variety of specialty items such as balloon bouquets, jewelry, chocolate gifts, teddy bears, and spa gift baskets.
FTD Flowers offers 25% off every order for USAA military members. Members also get a reduced service fee on all items delivered by a local florist. FTD Flowers sells flower arrangements, gifts and plants for all occasions.
Hickory Farms offers free shipping for military gifts overseas to APO, DPO, and FPO addresses. Delivery may take up to 4 weeks. Deliver a delicious taste of home with one of Hickory Farms specialty gifts. Baskets and boxes include selections of sausage, cheese, spreads, mixed nuts, crackers, and more.
JR Cigar offers a 10% discount to Active and Veteran members upon verification. JR Cigar is the world’s largest cigar store and offers a wide variety of cigars, humidors, pipes, tobacco, sampler packs, and accessories. They offer machine-made and hand-rolled cigars from many top brands including Montecristo, H. Upmann, Punch, and Macanudo.
Man Crates provides a 10% discount to service members, including their families. Man Crates specializes in creating awesome gifts for men including wooden crates, ammo cans, jerky grams, and project kits. Man Crates offers something for every man from sports enthusiasts, to guys who love to grill, to gaming geeks to everything in between. Never give a thoughtless gift again with Man Crates.
Mr. Beer – Homebrewing Products offers a 5% Lifetime Discount on qualifying orders to Active and Veteran members. Mr. Beer specializes in home beer brewing products and accessories. They offer everything you need for brewing your own beer including starter kits, bottling systems, cleansers and sanitizers, and all the ingredients for the perfect beer.
Plazmatic – Lighters provides a 20% discount off an entire order to Active and Veteran members once verified. Plazmatic Lighters are butane free, USB rechargeable lighters that are windproof and whisper quiet complete with a child safety lock. They offer a variety of styles and offer a 30-day money back guarantee.
Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, and PBTeens offers an in-store 15% military discount to all active and retired military personnel and their families a 15%. Pottery Barn is a well known retailer specializing in furniture and home decor. They offer a variety of products for living rooms, kitchen and dining rooms, children’s rooms, the home office and more.
West Elm 15% off in-store with a valid military ID or family ID card. Excludes some products. West Elm is a popular retailer for furnishings and decor. They are part of Williams Sonoma company and they have divisions for home, the workplaces, and hotels. The carry a wide range of products for the home including furniture of all types and styles, rugs, lighting, bedding, wall art and more.
Williams Sonoma All active and retired military personnel and their families receive a 15% discount or 10% off electronics. In-store purchases only. Williams Sonoma Home collection offer a wide variety of high quality home furnishings and decor. They are also well-known for their extensive line of cookware, bakeware, cutlery, and specialty food items.
Yankee Candle offers a 10% discount to all Active and Retired personnel, including their immediate family. Yankee Candle Company offers a variety of candles and accessories available in a large selection of scents. They also offer diffusers, candle holders, car scents, gift sets, and accessories.
Hotels & Staycations
Best Western offers Active Duty members a 10% discount off their Best Available Rate throughout North America. Service members can earn even more rewards when they sign up for the Best Western Service Rewards Program, with automatic upgrade to Gold Status. The more you stay, the more bonus points, upgrades, and additional bonuses are earned. Best Western is a well known hotel company operating with several brand names with locations available in destinations all over the world.
Hilton Hotels provides a 10% discount for leisure stays to Active Duty and Retirees, including their family at participating hotels and resorts. Hilton is a worldwide hotel brand offering hotels and resorts at multiple price points. Military discounts at Hilton locations require valid military identification. Search for Hilton locations online by entering the military base nearest your next stay.
La Quinta by Wyndham offers military personnel 12% off of affordable rates, plus various other perks. La Quinta is a mid-level hotel chain operated by Wyndham Hotels.
Motel 6 gives Active and Retired personnel, including their families a 10% discount with a valid military ID. Motel 6 is a budget chain of hotels with over 1100 locations in America and Canada.
Red Roof Inn offers 15% off room rates for official and leisure travel for military personnel. The discount is offered to active duty military, veterans, and police, fire, paramedics, and anyone in military or first responder uniform with valid identification. Must use the code VP624677.
Super 8 Motels 15% off for military personnel, retired military, veterans and their families at participating Super 8 Hotels. Super 8 is a budget hotel line by Wyndham. In addition to a discounted stay, Veterans receive preferred parking in the United States and Canada as well as access to other special discounts. Super 8 is partnered with the Human Hug Project, a program started by three Veterans who travel the country raising awareness for PTSD and visiting VA Medical centers across the country to spread love one hug at a time.
Tours4Fun 10% discount for current and former military personnel and their families. Click the “Military Discount” link at the bottom of the Tours4Fun site. Tours4Fun is an online travel booking site that curates itineraries and activities for destinations all over the world by partnering with hotels, tour operators, and more.
Jewelry & Accessories for Him & Her
Alpine Rings offers 15% off to all first responders, active duty military, guard, reserve, veterans, and family members. The veteran-owned company offers a variety of stylish rings including wedding bands made from tungsten, titanium, ceramic, and wood.
Blue Nile Jewelry offers 15% off to military members. They sell fine jewelry such as engagement rings, diamonds, and gifts.
Genesis Diamonds offers 10% off the purchase of engagement rings for members of the military. Participating designer brands include Christopher Designs, Genesis Designs, Kirk Kara, Michael B, Tacori, Verragio, and more. Call 888-OMG-RING and speak to a sales expert and present your statement of service with a valid US military email address to receive your discount.
Glamour Life Diamonds offers a 15% discount on purchases for all Active Duty Military, Law Enforcement, and Military Veterans. A 25% discount is available on purchases for all Service Disabled Veterans who are awarded 50%+ disability by Veteran’s Affairs. Valid identification is required. 25% discount requires a letter of award from Veteran’s Affairs. Glamour Life Diamonds offers stunning jewelry while protecting the environment by developing their products with lab-created simulated diamonds.
Helzberg Diamonds offers a 10% discount to all Active Duty, Military Retirees, Disabled Veterans, and Registered dependents of Active Duty/Retirees when you place your order in-store, online, or call. Helzberg Diamonds specializes in fine jewelry for all occasions including engagement and wedding rings, necklaces, watches, and more. They also offer a customization option so you can create your own engagement ring.
Qalo offers discounts to Active Duty, Veteran, Retiree, National Guard, and Reserve personnel, including their spouse and immediate family. Qalo specializes in functional and stylish wedding rings for people with an active lifestyle. They also have a selection of apparel and hats available.
Robbins Brothers offers up to $400 Off Any Engagement Ring. Valid to those that are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces including: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Military Reserves. Robbins Brothers is known as the engagement ring store and offers a large selection of rings from a variety of top designers and brands.
Rogers & Hollands offers a 10% everyday hero discount for military, police, fire, and EMS. Eligible military members include active duty, current Guard and Reserve, Retirees, and Veterans. Use the code HERO at check out.
Samuels Jewelers offers a 10% discount to all Active Duty, Military Retirees and Registered Dependents of Active Duty/Retirees when you shop in store. A valid Military I.D. is required at the time of purchase to receive the discount. Samuels Jewelers offers a variety of engagement and wedding rings, plus a selection of necklaces, bracelets, gemstone jewelry, and watches.
Sword & Plough– Enjoy up to 20% off. See details for accessing the military discount code. U.S. active-duty military personnel, National Guard members, Reservists, veterans, retired personnel, spouses and Gold Star family members eligible to receive the discount. Sword & Plough is a boutique jewelry and accessory line created by military daughters.
Tiffany & Co. offers 10% off engagement rings and wedding bands for active duty, reservists and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Fiancés, domestic partners, wives and husbands are eligible as well. This offer is available in the U.S. only. Tiffany & Co. is one of the leading jewelry brands in the world with a large selection of quality rings, bracelets, watches, and a variety of other gift items.
Wonder Jewelers active duty, veterans and their families plus first responder law enforcement, firefighters and EMTs receive 20% off settings and 1% off diamonds when purchased together, and 15% off diamond jewelry. Wonder Jewelers offers a selection of wedding and engagement rings, including custom settings and designs, plus gemstone jewelry, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.
Zales offers a 10% discount applied to regular priced items for Active duty members when they call Zales to request the discount. Zales, the diamond store since 1924, offers a large selection of jewelry including wedding and engagement rings, gemstone jewelry, watches, rings, bracelets, necklaces, and complete collections.
Products & Care
Grooming Lounge provides Active, Veterans, and Retired personnel a 10% discount. Certain requirements apply. Grooming Lunge ofers a variety of mens grooming products that are all barber shop approved. Get everything you need showers, shaving, skin care, and more.
Massage Envy provides Active military personnel who join a $60 savings per year. Available at participating locations. Massage Envy provides massages, stretches, and skin care treatments and facials. Massage Envy has over 1,100 locations across the United States.
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements offers Active military members a one-time online use code. Phoenix Artisan Accountrements is a men’s grooming products boutique that offers a large selection of specialty shaving care products, aftershave, shampoos, deodorants, and more. They also feature a selection of apparel and accessories.
The Art of Shaving gives a 10% discount to Active, Retired, and Veteran members with proof of service. The Art of Shaving is a men’s shaving boutique that sells quality shaving products and accessories including razors, stands, brushes, balms, and creams. Shoppers can build their own customized set to suit their shaving needs.
99 Restaurants 10% discount every day to all men and women in the military and veterans with military ID. For dine in or to go. 99 Restaurants locations are primarily on the east coast in Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. They offer a wide selection of menu options including steak, seafood, burgers, chicken, sandwiches, salads, and more.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. offers 10% off to all military members every day of the year, and 20% off purchases on Veterans Day. Bubba Gump is a popular seafood chain serving up an assortment of shrimp and fish dishes, burgers, pastas, and more.
Cafe Rio 25% military discount nationwide with a Military ID Tuesday – Sunday. Virginia and Maryland only receive 50% off on Military Mondays. Cafe Rio is a Mexican Grill that believes in making all of their products including their sauces and tortillas, fresh by hand every day. They are a farm to table company with no freezers and no microwaves Their specials include fideo pasta, Maria’s Enchiladas, Yolanda’s Tamales, fish tacos and more.
Cheryl’s Cookies offers free shipping to military bases and a range of discounts. Cheryl’s Cookies sells cookie platters and accessories.
Chuck E Cheese’s offers Active Duty, Reserves, Retired military personnel and their families the following discounts: The Alpha: Get a Large 1-topping pizza, 4 drinks & 45 tokens for $26.99 ($40 value) or The Bravo: Get 2 Large 1-topping pizzas, 4 drinks & 100 tokens for $44.99 ($65 value). Chuck E Cheese is a family dining and entertainment venue that offers food, games, and rides.
Cici’s Pizza does offer discounts, but vary from location as each store is individually owned. Cici’s offers a variety of pizzas in original, flatbread, stuffed crust, and deep dish. They also offer a buffet with pizza, pasta, salad, and dessert. They also offer wings and sides.
Country Cookin offers a 10% military discount on dine in meals on the first Thursday of the month. The discount is extended to all military personnel, fire, police, and EMS.
El Pollo Loco offers a 15% discount to military personnel. El Pollo Loco is a mexican style fast food restaurant that specializes in fire grilled chicken, tacos, burritos, and more. El Pollo Loco is known for their family style meals that come with fresh fire grilled chicken, tortillas, salsa, and side orders of your choice.
Fogo De Chao is a Brazilian Steakhouse specializing in the culinary traditions of Brazil. They offer 50% off dining on Veteran’s Day and have a commitment to hiring military veterans.
Food Lion is a grocery store chain based in North Carolina that specializes in affordability and freshness. They offer a 10% discount to active military and veterans.
Golden Corral is giving a free “thank you” dinner on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. exclusively to US Military Retirees, Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserves. Golden Corral offers buffet style meals with over 150 options on the buffet every day including five varieties of wings after 4 p.m. Golden Corral also offers Camp Corral, a free summer camp program that began in 2001 specifically for any child from a military family with registration priority given to children of wounded, injured, ill or fallen military service members.
Greene Turtle offers a 24/7 15% off military discount to members with a valid ID or in uniform. The discount is valid for dine-in only and is applicable to their own food purchases (alcohol excluded). Located primarily in the Eastern United States, The Greene Turtle is a casual dining restaurant serving burgers, sandwiches, fish & chips, pasta, soup, salad, and more.
Green Mill Restaurant & Bar offers all active-duty military and all veterans 10% off. Proof of service is required in order to be eligible for the military discount.
Hard Rock Cafe offers a 15% off discount to military members and veterans for the purchase of food and merchandise.
Hometown Buffet offers daily a 15% discount to Active Duty, Reserve, and Retired military personnel. Home Town Buffet offers a rotating menu of favorite foods including fried chicken, fish, mashed potatoes, french fries, salads, and desserts. On weekends, they offer hot and cold breakfast items in their morning buffets. They also offer Military Monday, with special low prices for military members and their families. Hometown Buffet also operates as Ryan’s and Old Country Buffet.
John’s Incredible Pizza offers Active Duty, Veterans, and their families 10% off their buffet & beverage purchase. John’s Incredible Pizza is a family dining and entertainment destination that offers food, drinks, games, rides, and activities. Everyone will have a blast at John’s with Lazer Maze, Thunder Alley, Boogie Bump, and many more family fun activities.
Logan’s Roadhouse offers 10% off meals to active military members and veterans. They also offer free meals on Veteran’s Day.
Melting Pot offers 20% off food purchases every Monday. The discount is valid for the individual and one guest. All military personnel, fire fighters, police officers, and EMTs are eligible to receive the discount with valid identification. Details may vary by location. Melting Pot is known for their fondue style menus that include cheese, entree, and chocolate fondue.
O’Charley’s offers active-duty military and veterans a 10% off discount on their meals all year long, as well as free meals on Veteran’s Day. O’Charley’s serves up American-style food.
Outback Steakhouse offers Servicemen and women a 10% off discount all day, every day (with valid state of federal service ID). Famus for the Bloomin’ Onion, Outback offers a variety of steak, seafood, chicken, and more including a delicious selection of sides and desserts. Outback Steakhouse partners with Operation Homefront, collecting donations to provide gift Outback cards to military families in need.
Red Lobster has “Military Mondays” where all Active Duty personnel receive 10% off their meal. Red Lobster has been open since 1968 and is known for their dinners packed full of lobster, crab, and shrimp.
Ruby Tuesday offers 10% off to their customers who are military personnel.
Shoney’s offers 15% off to military personnel, fire department, police officers, and EMT. The Shoney’s franchise was born in West Virginia and has been open since 1947.
Texas de Brazil offers a 20% discount on dinner and lunch prices (including the salad only area) for military members/veterans, law enforcement, firefighters, nurses, EMS & teachers. Texas de Brazil is a Brazilian-style steakhouse that offers a large selection of grilled meats, a salad area with a variety of veggies, salads, and sauces, and delicious hot sides like potatoes, beans, rice, and stew.
The Green Turtle offers a military discount of 15% off every day to diners who have served in the military. The menu includes tacos, burgers, salads, desserts and more.
Special Outings & Entertainment
Aquarium of the Pacific – Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA provides discounted military tickets to military base MWR/ITT offices that can be pre-purchased. Military members without a pre-purchased ticket are eligible to receive a $3 discount on the ticket price for adults, and $1.50 off a child’s admission.
Birmingham Zoo – Birmingham Zoo offers discounted admission to the zoo for veterans and active duty military with valid ID every day.
Busch Gardens – Busch Gardens offers special discounts and military promotions for active duty military members. Members must register with ID.me to be eligible for this promotion.
Callaway Resort and Gardens offers special military discounts on their gardens admission. Active, retired military and veterans can get tickets for $14.95 per adult and $11.95 per child.
Cinemark – Cinemark theaters gives Active, Veterans, and Retired members with a valid ID, including dependents a box office discount. Discounts may vary at each location. Cinemark discounts are available all over the nation. Search the website to find a movie theater near you.
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium – The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium offers $2 off per ticket for up to six tickets for military members with a valid ID card. The Columbus Zoo opened in 1927 with a small collection of animals. The zoo was home to Colo the gorilla, the first gorilla born in captivity, where she lived until her death in 2017. Famed animal expert Jack Hanna became the director of the Columbus Zoo in 1978.
Crystal Mountain Resort offers a $10 discount to military and their dependents. They also host Military Appreciation Days where military personnel can receive 50% off full-price tickets.
Great Wolf Lodge – Great Wolf Lodge offers the Howling Heroes program which gives members of the military a 30% discount off the best available rates all year long. Military verification is required to receive the discount. Great Wolf Lodge is a popular resort hotel that includes an indoor water park.
Malco Theaters offer 20% off movie tickets with VetRewards as part of Veterans Advantage. Malco Theaters has locations throughout Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
National Aquarium provides special ticket pricing for military members. Members can check with their local base for tickets or purchase them on-site for $34.95.
National Park Service – The National Park Service offers free annual passes for active duty members of the military and their dependents. Qualifying honorably discharged veterans with a valid ID card and Gold Star families are also eligible for free admission. Take in the beauty of America, or learn more about the history of our great country at one of the many National Parks across the United States.
Regal Cinemas – Regal Cinemas offers discounted movie tickets for military members, but the discount may vary by location. Military discount details are generally indicated on the ticket sale page for the movie time and location of your choice.
SanDiego Zoo offers a military discount in the form of a free 1-Day Pass to active-duty military personnel. Military spouses and dependents can receive a 10% discount off of their 1-Day Pass.
SeaWorld offers Free Admission to their parks to active-duty military and their families through the Waves of Honor program. Veterans and their families also get free admission for Veteran’s Day. SeaWorld Entertainment operates theme parks and waterparks in San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio.
Sierra at Tahoe ski resort offers active-duty military free skiing or riding every Sunday through the 2020 season. Sierra at Tahoe is a ski resort that has been in operation since 1946.
Snowshoe Mountain Resort offers a variety of discounts of military members, including discounted season passes, lift ticket discounts and lodging discounts. Please check their online site for the most current numbers of discounts.
Epic Pass offers special pricing for active and retired military and their dependents. Special pricing is also available for veterans and their dependents. Epic Passes give users the ability to visit many different ski resorts with one pass.
Wintergreen Resort offers a 20% discount to all military members. Wintergreen is a resort offering skiing, golfing, tennis, spa and dining amenities with a focus on their winter atmosphere.
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