Military discounts on wedding products and services are a great benefit that many businesses provide to active duty military and even veterans in some cases. Many businesses promote these discounts and much more don’t so the best rule of thumb is to always ask if a military discount is available. Here is our list of wedding military discounts and how to find even more.
Engagement Rings with Military Discounts
Military members receive a discount on engagement rings by ntering USTROOPS in the discount box upon check out.
- Helzberg Diamonds
10% discount to all active military when placing an order over the phone at 1-800-HELZBERG (435-9237). Most Helzberg locations honor the military discount as well but call ahead to confirm. Proof of ID required before processing the discount.
- Larson Jewelers
Active duty military members receive 5% off the purchase of wedding rings and bands.
Ready to pop the big question and put a ring on it? Get 5% off on an engagement ring of your choice (maximum price of $10,000) by simply providing your US military email address.
- Wedding Rings Depot
Military members receive 10% off the purchase of wedding rings by using the code MILITARY at checkout.
- White Flash Engagement Ring Discount
Active-Duty Armed Forces members receive 1% off engagement rings or diamonds. Enter promotional code “Military Discount” at checkout. Note: The website asks to send proof of military ID. It is against the law to send a photocopy or reproduction of a military id.
- Zales Diamond Store
Military members receive a 10% discount on any item that is not already discounted. In order to get the discount you must call Zales to have it applied.
Military members receive a 10% discount on fine jewelry by registering with a valid military e-mail and entering the code USMILDISC at checkout.
- One of the best perks of being in the military when it comes to tying the knot is that the base chapel is typically free including chaplain performing the wedding ceremony with a variety choices including almost any religious denomination, non-religious, military, civilian and casual. Start with the Chaplain’s office to find out more.
Free or Cheap Wedding Reception Venues
- Military bases also offer a variety of options to host wedding receptions at significantly lower cost than non-military venues, hotels or resorts. Depending on where the military base is located and the venues available venues can range from the officer, enlisted or joint-rank clubs, chapel, meeting halls, beaches, lakes, mountains and much more.
- Weddings for Warriors
Weddings for Warriors provides free vow-renewals and weddings to active duty military couples. Everything is included from bridal gowns, photography, hair and makeup, the venue and food. This program started in Savannah, Georgia but is now done throughout the United States. Apply to Weddings for Warriors to participate.
Wedding Dresses for Free or with Military Discount
- Alfred Angelo Bridal Gown Discount for Military Brides
Save 15% on a bridal gown at any Alfred Angelo Bridal Boutique. Many locations throughout the U.S.
- Brides Across America Military Bride Wedding Gown Giveaway
Multiple bridal retailers and wedding dress designers work with this organization to provide free wedding dresses to military brides. Special wedding dress events are held throughout the year where they giveaway wedding dresses. Check out their site for a listing of the next free wedding dress event in a city near you.
- David’s Bridal
David’s Bridal not have a standing military discount but there have been reports of locations providing military discounts. Call local stores to inquire if there are any military discounts. They are also known to donate wedding dresses to military bases or military affiliated organizations.
- Larenas, Somerset, PA
Save 15% on a bridal gown at Larenas by presenting a valid military ID.
Destination Wedding Venues & Services with Military Discounts
- Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
50% discount on destination wedding packages “Barefoot On The Beach” and “Paradise” for active duty military. No passports required for U.S. Citizens!
- Maui’d Forever Wedding Packages, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, The Big Island, HI and Santa Barbara, CA
Discounted wedding packages to active duty military.
- Mon Bel Ami Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, NV
10% military wedding discount to all active duty service members. Valid on the “Elegance” and “Exquisite” Las Vegas wedding packages.
- Ocean Isle Inn, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Get up to 10-15% off on accommodations and beach wedding packages if you are an active duty military personnel.
- Platinum Hotel Wedding Packages, Las Vegas, NV
10% military discount package on any military wedding package or reception for active duty servicemembers.
- The Princess Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, NV
20% discount to all military service men and women that are being sent out of the country and want to be married before they leave.
- Weddings the Island Way, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
Offer a military discount to troops and their families. Call or email for more information [email protected] or call 1.800.582.4784.
Local Wedding Venues & Services with Military Discounts
- Clifton Inn, Charlottesville, VA
Servicemen and women in the United States military get 25% off of the facility fee when they wed at Clifton (offer valid Sunday-Thursday only).
- Enchanting Events Wedding and Event Planning Boutique, Central, OH
20% discount to members and veterans of any branch of the military or any public safety worker and their children. This discount can be used with any other discount or special offer.
- Marcus Weddings, Milwaukee, WI
25% discount on any Wedding package or reception for active U.S. Military personnel. Includes the following hotels in the Milwaukee area: Pfister Hotel, Hilton Milwaukee, Intercontinental Milwaukee and Grand Geneve Resort. Cancellation fees will be WAIVED for any wedding receptions that must be cancelled or rescheduled due to unanticipated deployment.
- Miller Place Inn Wedding & Banquet Facility, Miller Place, NY
Call ahead to ask about their military wedding discounts 631-928-7624. Located in Long Island.
- Shades of You Wedding Services, San Diego, CA
Discount pricing for the wedding ceremony and a photographer that also provides value pricing for active military and small budget weddings. Services include wedding ministers, officiants, outdoor wedding ceremony planning and marriage licenses.
- True Photography Wedding Photographer, San Diego, CA
10% military discount on wedding photography to all who have served the U.S. Armed Forces including veterans and active duty personnel.
Wedding Invitations and Stationery with Military Discounts
- Stationary Xpress
United States Military receive a 20% discount on wedding stationery and wedding thank you notes with personalized and embossed stationery products, use code USA for 20% savings with a minimum purchase of $39.95. They ship to APO addresses.
- Wicked Bride Stationery
Wicked Bride is proud to offer a military discount of 10% off the total order. (Proof of enlistment will be required.)
Wedding Gifts and Wedding Party Gifts with Military Discounts
- Gift Express
United States Military receive a 20% discount on wedding gifts, bridesmaid gifts, groomsmen gifts, wedding party gifts, wedding napkins and wedding thank you notes. Use code USA for 20% savings with a minimum purchase of $39.95. They ship to APO addresses.
Additional Ways to Find Military Discounts on Wedding Products & Services
- Ask! Don’t be afraid to ask. Many businesses offer military discounts that aren’t published or will provide one upon being asked.
- Google to find military wedding discounts in your area. Example “wedding venue” “military discount” “san antonio, tx” plus your geo location (e.g. city, county).
- Check the local ITT, ITR or MWR office for military discounts offered in the local area.
- Military & Veteran Discount – List for national brands, multi-state chains, online stores and services offering veteran and military discounts.
- Local Area Veterans & Military Discounts – See additional military discounts only available in your city.
Last note: Always compare pricing and services. A military discount can be a great value but it doesn’t mean it will always be the best price or the bes