2013 Discounts and Veterans Day Deals for Veterans

A list of 2013 Veterans Day free services or discounts such as free or discounted hotels, haircuts, car wash and many more deals specifically for veterans, active-duty military personnel and military dependents. Constantly being updated, check back for updates.

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2013 Offers

24 Hours Fitness
U.S. military servicemen and servicewomen on Nov. 8 to Nov. 11 get all-club access in honor of Veterans Day.

AARP
AARP is offering a 30 percent membership discount for veterans, their families, and anyone interested in annual or multi-year memberships and renewals from November 8 through November 15, 2013.

Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas
On Monday, November 11th, 2013 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is waiving all day use fees at more than 2,400 recreation areas nationwide. This waiver is available to all veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families. Only verbal confirmation of service is required.

Babies R Us
Shop at your local Toys R Us store Nov 10-16 & receive 20% off 1 regular-priced item. Military ID required. See link for specific details.

Bed, Bath & Beyond
20% off the entire purchase for U.S. Military, veterans and military spouses on November 9, 10 and 11, 2013.

Bed and Breakfast Inns in the U.S. and Canada
Get a free stay with the 5th Annual B&Bs for Vets military specials that takes place on Sunday, November 10 and Monday, November 11, 2013. See site for participating B & Bs.

Big Lots
Veterans, active duty, reserve, and retired military personnel and their immediate family members will receive 10 percent off their entire purchase on Saturday, November 9. The discount can also be applied to sale and clearance items. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military identification card.

Brides Across America Free Wedding Gown Events
During the month of November Brides Across America is partnering with bridal salons across the nation to giveaway wedding dresses to qualified military brides. All military brides must pre-register online.

Cabela’s
Active Duty, Veterans, law enforcement, EMS and firefighters get the Cabela’s employee discount on November 11-12, 2013.

California Association of Bed and Breakfast Inns
Some B&Bs belonging to the CABBI association are offering military specials in conjunction with Veterans’ Day (November 11, 2013). Some Inns are extending the special through the month of November or keeping year round.

Dahn Yoga 20% Discount
20% discount on regular memberships the entire month of November for Active Military, Veterans And Families.

David’s Bridal 20% Discount
20 percent discount to all active service members and veterans on any bridal gown purchase from Veterans Day through Nov. 15, 2013.

Dollar General 11% Discount
11% off total purchase in-store or online on 11.11 for veterans and active military. Use promo code OURHEROES for online purchases.

Duane Reade
On Monday, Nov. 11, customers with a valid military ID or proof of service will receive 15 percent off eligible store items and 20 percent off Walgreens, Nice! and W brand products at any Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.

Family Dollar 15% Off
15% off enitre purchase with coupon Nov 10-11, 2013. For active duty or retired military, National Guard, veterans and their families.

Forever 21
Military ID holders get 15% off entire purchase in store. Good now from 11/7/13 to 11/11/2013.

Free Car Wash in the U.S., Australia, Canada & New Zealand
On Monday November 11th Veterans or active duty military can receive a free car wash at over 2,000 participating locations. No proof of service is required but everyone is asked to honor this program. Some of the participating car washes include 7-11, Mister Car Wash, Simoniz Car Wash and Mike’s Car Wash. See list of participating locations

Free Hair Cut
While too many to list many local hair clip and barber shops offer free hair cuts on Veterans Day to Veterans and active duty armed forces members. Call stores in your local area to confirm.

Free Oil Change
Oil changes are free to Veterans and active duty armed forces members at many participating local oil change centers including participating name brand oil service centers. Call stores in your local area to confirm. Many are offering the free oil change for several days around Veteran’s Day.

Great Clips Free Haircut
On Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, military members can come in on Veterans Day for a free haircut or to pick up a free haircut card to use any day before the end of the year, 12/31/2913. Customers who also come in for a haircut at any U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Sunday, November 10, through Friday, November 15, past or present members of the armed forces, as well as their families, will receive 20 percent off their total purchase including regular-, sale-priced and clearance items.

JC Penney
All current and former military personnel and their families can enjoy an extra 20% off on purchases in-store (some exclusions may apply) from November 6-11 by presenting a military ID or proof of service. Plus, this discount is available online starting on November 6th, 2013 at jcp.com/military (link not valid prior to 11/6).

Lowes
Lowes honors all Veterans on three specific holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veterans Day. During these three holiday weekends, Lowes extends the discount to all veterans who served honorably and who present a valid Form DD214 or other proof of service.

Marcus Theatres
On Veteran’s Day, active military personnel and veterans will be admitted to see Honor Flight: One Last Mission for free by showing proper military identification. This special invitation to see the moving documentary about WWII vets visiting their memorial in Washington, D.C., is valid only on Veterans Day. Admission for all other screenings is $5.
Locations:

  • ILLINOIS: Addison Cinema; Gurnee Cinema; Orland Park Cinema; Elgin Cinema
  • IOWA: College Square Cinema, Cedar Falls; Sycamore Cinema, Iowa City
  • MINNESOTA: Oakdale Cinema; Parkwood Cinema, Waite Park; Elk River Cinema; Lakes Cinema, Hermantown
  • NEBRASKA: Lincoln Grand Cinema; Village Pointe Cinema, Omaha; Twin Creek Cinema, Bellevue
  • NORTH DAKOTA: Century Cinema, Fargo
  • OHIO: Crosswoods Cinema, Columbus; Pickerington Cinema
  • WISCONSIN: La Crosse Cinema; Sheboygan Cinema; Oshkosh Cinema; Appleton East Cinema; Bay Park Cinema, Green Bay; Eastgate Cinema, Madison; Point Cinema, Madison; Renaissance Cinema, Sturtevant; Majestic Cinema, Brookfield; Menomonee Falls Cinema; North Shore Cinema, Mequon; Ridge Cinema, New Berlin; South Shore Cinema, Oak Creek

Meineke Car Care Center
On Monday, November 11, 2013, participating Meineke Centers will provide free basic oil changes to all veterans and active-duty military personnel, as well as spouses of deployed members.

Motel 6
Active and retired U.S. military personnel in select markets to reserve a $6 one-night room rate valid Monday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. The exclusive $6 room rate is available to the first 10 rooms reserved at participating Motel 6 locations in six markets: Colorado Springs, Colo.; El Paso, Texas; Fayetteville, N.C.; Norfolk, Va.; San Antonio, Texas; and San Diego, Calif. Call 1-800-4-MOTEL6 and reference “VETERANS” to take advantage of the offer while it lasts.

National Parks Free Veterans Day Admission
Everybody gets free entrance to our National Parks on Veterans Day weekend. Dates this year include November 9 – 11, 2013.

Orchard Supply Hardware 20% Off
Show your military ID and receive 20% off the entire purchase on Veterans Day.

Red Roof Inn 15% Off All November
Veterans receive 15% off your stay the entire month of November! And don’t forget, Red Roof Inn is military and government friendly all year long, offering 10% off at locations nationwide. Who is Eligible?: Active Duty, Veterans, Retirees, Reservists, Dependents.

REG Medical supplies 15% Off All November
15% off for past and present servicemembers plus law enforcement, firefighters and government employees. Honor system for proof of service, enter promo code MILITARY at checkout. REG Medical is the leading online medical supplies retailer.

Seaworld Parks & Entertainment Veterans Discount
Veterans get 50% off tickets now through November 11th, 2013. Seaworld properties include Sea World, Aquatica, Busch Gardens, Sesame Place, Adventure Island, Water Country USA and Discovery Cove. Active Duty military members who already used their free admission for the year can also get 50% off tickets.

Sports Clips Free Haircut
All veterans and active-duty U.S. service members can get a free haircut on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2013 with valid proof of service. Sports Clip is also raising money for the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW) Operation Uplink program and will donate a $1 for every haircut service to the program.

Social Security Report Free
On Veterans Day get a free tool showing how when you claim Social Security benefits it will affect how much you (and spouse, if married) will receive each month. The tool will also suggest a claiming strategy to maximize your benefits.

Toys R Us
Shop at your local Toys R Us store Nov 10-16 & receive 20% off 1 regular-priced item. Military ID required. See link for specific details.

Under Armour 15% Off plus Free Shipping
From now until 11/11/13 get 15% off everything plus free shipping on all orders, no minimum at UA.com. Offer valid for Veterans and Active Duty Military.  Click for Details.

US Forest Service Free Veterans Day Admission
The U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend, Nov. 9-11. Go online to find a national forest or grassland near you.

Walgreens
On Monday, Nov. 11, customers with a valid military ID or proof of service will receive 15 percent off eligible store items and 20 percent off Walgreens, Nice! and W brand products at any Walgreens drugstore nationwide.

World Market 20% Off
20% off entire purchase November 9-11, 2013. Includes Active Duty, DOD Reserves, Guard, Retirees, Veterans and Military Spouses.

Be sure to bring proof of service and read the official site details.

For a complete list of military discounts year round check out our Military Discounts page.

Links to More Veterans Day Deals & Discounts

List of Restaurants Offering Free Meals – Includes Applebee’s, Chili’s, Denny’s, Golden Corral, Hooter’s, Sizzler and many more!

List of Local Veterans Day Deals for Veterans – Local area Veterans Day specials.

Veterans Day Sales for Everyone

Veterans Day Free Meals Guide – A visualization of a free day for Veterans.

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