2022 Veterans Day Freebies, Retail Discounts and Special Offers

Table of Contents
  1. Rules of Engagement (Eligibility)
  2. 2022 Veterans Day Discounts & Freebies
  3. Additional 2022 Veterans Day Retail Deals + Discounts (Pending Verification)
  4. More Military Discounts & Veterans Day Info
  5. Awaiting Updates – Free Stuff on Veterans Day
  6. Amazon – Discounts & Free Gifts
    1. Free Vacations and Hotel Stays
  7. Previous Veterans Day Retail Offers (2019)
    1. Veterans Day Retail Offers & Discounts

Note: This page currently lists 2022 Veterans Day offers and offers pending verification for 2022. Please check back as this page is updated frequently. Thank you for your service!

Veterans Day is a time to celebrate the service of those who have sacrificed so much to keep us safe. While military members don’t serve for recognition, it’s nice to know that many companies and organizations set aside a day to honor their service.

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This page lists a variety of Veterans Day offers for our nation’s servicemembers – past and present. These offers include free haircuts, free oil changes, free car washes, retail discounts, and much more. There are also tons of free Veterans Day meals and discounted or free events and attractions.

You can download a printable pdf that lists many of these offers and additional information – simply use the form below.

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Rules of Engagement (Eligibility)

In order to access the generous Veterans Day discounts and freebies below, you’ll probably need to provide some form of ID.

Proof of service is recommended! This may include a:

2022 Veterans Day Discounts & Freebies

Academy Sports + Outdoors – 10% Discount (Oct 24 – Nov 12): This Veteran’s Day season, Academy Sports + Outdoors is offering first responders, active-duty military, veterans, and their families, a 10-percent discount on their entire purchase in-store and online. Offer valid Oct. 24 through Nov. 14. All you have to do is show proof of service or present a valid military ID at checkout. More info, and coupon page.

Amtrak: 10% off of train travel for active-duty and veterans. This offer is valid for veterans when qualifying proof of veterans status is presented. Active-duty U.S. military personnel can also save on travel by selecting ‘Military’ from the passenger type drop-down menu to receive a 10% discount. More info.

Angeluxe Beauty & Extensions, Nov. 11: Veterans and active-duty service members receive 10% off their services on Veterans Day. More info.

Bed and Breakfast for Vets – Free Hotel Stay, Nov. 11: B&Bs for Vets has organized dozens of participating Bed and Breakfasts and Inns across the US and Canada which will be offering veterans a free night’s stay on and around Veterans Day. This offer is available to both active duty military members and veterans with ID, but space is limited. Each Inn and B&B has at least one room available for this promotion and reservations must be made directly through the participating Inns and B&Bs. For more information visit BandBsforVets.org.

Bed Bath and Beyond, Nov 11-14: Active Duty, DoD, Reserves, Guard, Retirees, Veterans, and Military Spouses get 25% off their entire purchase (in-store only; ID or proof of service required). More info.

Big Lots: 10% discount for active military personnel and veterans who are members of the company’s Big Rewards program. This program has been announced as a year-round offer. More info.

Brakes To Go: In honor of Veteran’s Day this year, Brakes To Go is showing their appreciation by offering veterans or people in active duty 10% off their entire brake repair service at one of our locations for the entire month of November with a valid military/veterans ID or VA benefits card. More info.

Brides Across America Free Wedding Gown Events: Brides Across America offers free wedding gown events twice a year, around the Fourth of July and Veterans Day. Brides Across America, a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, provides eligible military brides with a free wedding dress. In general, you qualify if you are a military bride/first responder (or the fiancé of a military member or first responder). Participants must attend an event to choose a wedding gown. A $40 tax-deductible registration fee is paid when registering for the event. The fee covers administrative costs associated with running the event. Learn more here.

Buckle: Military members receive 10% off online purchases every day at Buckle.com. This offer is also available in stores, simply show your military ID at checkout. Buckle Military Discount.

Cabela’s: 5% Off for military and veterans daily. More info.

Carter’s: Free shipping on orders over $50. More info.

DC Shoes: 15% hero discount to servicemembers and first responders. To redeem the discount, visit dcshoes.sheerid.com/ and verify your military status to receive your one-time use coupon code.

Dell Computers: Save an additional 15% off on Dell’s PCs, tablets, and electronics. Dell typically offers a 10% military discount. Visit the site to learn more.

Dollar General: Dollar General is proud to offer an 11% off discount on the second Wednesday of each month using DG Digital Coupons to any active military personnel and veterans. More info.

Dutch: Dutch is the first televet service available in the US. Dutch connects pet parents with veterinarians to deliver specialized treatments for allergy, anxiety, flea, and itch. Dutch is offering the first month of treatment for only $1. Users can redeem this offer on dutch.com by creating an account and filling out their pet’s information. More info.

Eastbay: A 15% military discount is now available to veterans, reservists, and the National Guard, in addition to active service members and their dependents. The online discount is applied at checkout when military shoppers click “military discounts” under promo codes on https://www.eastbay.com/. After a successful verification, the discount is automatically applied to the entire order.

Enterprise Car Sales: Enterprise offers a military discount for car rentals in addition to a USAA member discount.

Fareway Grocery Stores, Nov. 11: 15% off purchase for all current and former military members, Guard and Reserve, and their families. More info.

Food Lion, Nov. 11: 10% off all groceries (some exclusions such as cigarettes, alcohol, etc.) for Active & Retired Military Personnel with military ID and MVP card. Some exclusions may apply. More info.

Free Car Wash – Grace for Vets Nov. 11: Car washes across the country will be getting in on the Veterans Day action this year. Thousands of car washes across the nation are offering vets a free car wash on Veterans Day. You can find a list of over 4,400 participating car washes at Grace for Veterans.

Free Haircuts: Many barbershops and salons are offering free haircuts on Veterans Day. Some national chains include Great Clips and Sport Clips. Contact your local shop to see if they are offering a free haircut.

Free Military Money Book for Kindle: Operation Money: A Financial Guide for Military Service Members and Families will be available for free download on Veterans Day. The book written by Jean Chatzky, best-selling author and financial editor at NBC Today, is a great free tool for military members and veterans.

Free Oil Changes: Many veterans have informed us that some local auto repair shops offer free oil changes on or around Veterans Day. However, participation varies. Contact your local auto repair shop for more information.

Gerber Gear: Military personnel receives exclusive access to discounts on American-made knives, multi-tools, and life-saving, problem-solving gear. To get these great deals, US military personnel, first responders, and Veterans can register for Gerber Gear’s Pro Program.

GM Military Discount: GM is honoring all current and former military members with additional military savings during the month of November. More info.

Great Clips, Nov. 11-Dec. 10: Great Clips will be offering a free haircut to military veterans on Veterans Day. If a non-veteran comes into Great Clips on Veterans Day and gets a haircut, they’ll be given a card that any veteran can redeem for a free haircut. More info.

Helly Hansen Pro Store: 35% off for veterans and active duty service members. More info.

Home Depot Military Discount (Nov. 11):

Home Depot and Lowes 10% Military Discount Available Every Day. The 10% military discount is available every day for active duty and retirees, but not all veterans. The Home Depot® makes this offer available to all veterans on major military holidays, including Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and the 4th of July. Home Depot is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans, and their families (with ID card) a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran’s Day. Some limitations may apply.

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Hyatt Military Discount – 10% to 15% Off: Available to individuals who have served or are currently serving in any official government-sponsored branch of the United States armed services and their immediate family members. Valid at any participating Hyatt-branded hotel in the United States.

HyVee, Nov. 11: 15% off groceries for current and former military members discount on groceries when shopping Aisles Online or in stores. More info.

Jiffy Lube, Nov. 11: Free oil change at Utah locations. This offer may not apply nationwide. Please contact your local Jiffy Lube to verify participation.

La Quinta by Windham – 12% Off: Current or retired military personnel, veterans and their families who book and stay at La Quinta hotels in the U.S. and Canada can take advantage of the 12% off military discount off of the best available rate per night and 1,000 Wyndham Rewards bonus points for members. More info.

L.L. Bean (through Nov. 11): 15% military discount (increased from the normal 10%). More info.

Lovesac (Oct. 19, 2021 – Nov. 21): 30% Off for current and former military members. More info.

Lowe’s Military Discount (Nov. 11):

Free Shipping On Orders $49 Or More

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store U.S. purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service. Excluded from the discount are sales via Lowes.com, previous sales, and purchases of services or gift cards. Lowe’s offers this discount daily to active duty military members and veterans.

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M Is For Massage, Nov. 11: $10 off any service, including various massages modalities, various facials, weight loss help, body contouring, eyelash extensions, and laser hair removal. More info.

Marriott San Antonio, Oct 10 – Nov 13: Active and retired military can save up to 20% off best available rates. More info.

Mattress Firm: Save 10-20% off any purchase for current and former military members, veterans’ families, and first responders. Offer valid in-store with military or first responder ID or online through call or chat. This offer can be combined with Mattress Firm’s Black Friday deals, which include savings up to $600 on all mattresses, plus a free adjustable base with any mattress purchase of $499. Some exclusions may apply. More info.

Meineke, Nov. 11: Free Basic Oil Change or 50% Off Synthetic Oil Change on Veterans Day. More info.

Merlin Complete Auto Care (Nov. 9 – 14): Free oil change for active military and veterans. More info.

Microsoft Office Products – 30% Off Microsoft Office 365 (current military members only): The Microsoft Home Use program allows current military members and DoD workers to purchase Microsoft Office at a discounted rate. Please note this offer is only available to current military members, and those who work for select companies and organizations that participate in the Microsoft Home Use Program. Learn more about the Microsoft Office military discount.

Musicians Friend: Daily military discount of 10% off one item of $199 value or more for veterans, reservists, National Guard, active duty, and their immediate family members. Learn more at the Musician’s Friend discount page.

Nanit: Veterans and military members receive 10% off Nanit products. More info.

Oakley Sunglasses: Oakley Standard Issue offers discounts for military members and first responders. Receive an additional discount on Veterans Day. Free shipping on orders over $75 and free returns.

Oakley Standard Issue – Thank you, Veterans! Up to 40% off Select Styles

Office Depot / Office Max (through Dec. 21): 25% off coupon for qualifying in-store purchases, with proof of service. Some exclusions apply (technology and consumer electronics, gift cards, shipping and some others). See flyer for full details.

Pandora Music: 20% off Pandora Premium. A 60-day free trial, and military discount for $7.99/mo. Listening with NO ads, Search and play any song, artist, album, or podcast, Create and share playlists, Personalized playlists and stations, Unlimited Skips, Unlimited offline listening, Higher-quality audio, Other exclusive Premium features. More info here.

Publix (Nov. 11): Military members, veterans, and their families save 10% on groceries on November 11 (proof of service required). This offer excludes prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, lottery tickets, postage stamps, and money services. More info.

Quiksilver: All active duty, reservists, National Guard, veterans, retirees, dependents, and spouses are eligible to receive 15% off their purchase online with Quicksilver. Visit quiksilver.sheerid.com to receive a unique coupon code.

Rack Room Shoes (Nov. 11): 20% discount on Veterans Day. Rack Room Shoes also offers military members and their families 10% off their entire purchase in stores every Tuesday. Valid military ID required. Discount available in-store only. More info.

Red Roof Inns: Red Roof Inns offers several ways to save. 10% discounts for military, family members, and government employees under certain circumstances. Save up to 20% Off year-round with Veterans Advantage membership. Learn More at the Red Roof Inn Military Page.

Rockwell Time: Receive $100 credit towards any watch or pair of sunglasses at Rockwelltime.com! Email info@rockwelltime.com with the subject line “VETERAN PROMO” to receive your $100 code. More info.

Rose Farmers – 30% Off: Military & Veterans receive 30% off the entire order! Code: MD30. More info.

Rosetta Stone – 10% Military Discount: Rosetta Stone® bills itself as the world’s best language-learning software. You can buy their programs on disk, download them, or use them with an app. Their military discount is open to all current military, retirees, and veterans.

Rosetta Stone – Learn More on the Military Discount Page

Samsung: Save as much as 30% when shopping Samsung.com. Samsung provides discounts to active military personnel in all branches of the service, their families and veterans. Sign up to receive military discounts on phones, electronics, and more. The deals will be listed on the Samsung Military Discount page. Military members and veterans must register with Samsung’s Military Discount Program to take advantage of these offers.

Sport Clips, Nov. 11: Participating Sport Clips locations are offering a free or discounted haircut on Veterans Day to all active-duty military and veterans (with valid ID.) For a list of stores offering free haircuts on Veterans Day, please click here.

Super 8 Hotels: 15% discount off your next qualified stay at participating Super 8 hotels.* Offer valid for any current or retired military personnel, veterans, and their families who book and stay at participating Super 8 hotels in the U.S. and Canada. New bookings only. More info.

Target – 10% Off, Nov 11: 10 percent discount on a purchase, in-store and online. Eligible guests can visit Target.com/circle/military to register with Target Circle™ & verify as military to receive the discount. (Some product exclusions apply; discount via a single-use coupon).

True REST Float Spa: On Thursday, Nov. 11, True Rest Float Spa will offer the True REST Veteran’s Day Float Spa Experience – a free, 60-minute float therapy session to any active-duty military member, reservist and/or veteran. All spa locations will close on Veterans Day to the public to serve active-duty and veterans, providing them with free float sessions in honor of their service. More info.

Tuft & Needle – 15% discount: Savings off entire order. More info.

Under Armour – 40% Discount, (Nov. 11): 40% Off For Military, First Responders, Healthcare Workers & Teachers. (Normally 20% through the rest of the year). Under Armour supports the military, veteran, and First Responder communities year-round. More info.

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Verizon Wireless: Special discounts for all current and former military members. Some special offers available include: Get Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ included with select plans. Select Unlimited Plans include Apple Music. Visit the Verizon Wireless website for more information.

Veterans Advantage Discount Program: The Veterans Advantage Program offers nationwide benefits to current and former military members through a membership plan. Members get access to discounts for shopping, restaurants, insurance, travel, and much more. There are three options available for membership and pricing ranges from a one-year membership at $59.95 to a five-year membership at $199.95. Interested individuals can also start a 30-day trial membership for just $4.95. Trial memberships can be canceled at any time.

Veterans Canteen Service (ShopVCS.com): Save up to 55% off sitewide on all items over $20. Offer applies to military pride gear, apparel, footwear, watches, jewelry, gifts, and more. Available for veterans who are enrolled in the VA, and their family members. visit https://shopvcs.va.gov/

Walgreen’s (Nov. 11 – 14): 20% off eligible regular-price items with card, in store only. Offer valid for veterans, military, and their families with Balance® Rewards card or myWalgreens and proof of service. In-store offer is only valid in Walgreens or Duane Reade stores. Some restrictions apply. More info.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts – Up to 20% Off: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts: Save up to 20% off, plus receive 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points on stays now through Dec. 6, 2019. Discount available at participating hotels in the U.S. and CA across 17 brands, including household names like Super 8® by Wyndham and La Quinta® by Wyndham – both of which also offer preferred parking for active and retired military members. Learn more at www.wyndhamrewards.com/honorsmilitary.

Additional 2022 Veterans Day Retail Deals + Discounts (Pending Verification)

AAFES: In honor of Veterans Day, Army & Air Force Exchange shoppers can enjoy free coffee at the Express, double points on MILITARY STAR purchases, and huge savings on TVs, laptops, handbags, home appliances, and much more! More info and on the AAFES website.

Bass Pro Shops: 5% off for military and veterans daily. Veterans Day-specific discount doubles this offer to 10% off. More info.

Black Rifle Coffee: Veteran-owned coffee company. More info.

David’s Bridal: 2021 discount pending verification. Visit the website.

Omaha Steaks: 10% discount sitewide plus FREE SHIPPING on select packages when entering a troop ID at checkout. The discount is also valid for in-store purchases. More info.

Sleep Number – $100 Off: Save an extra $100 off all smart beds and adjustable bases. More info.

Staples: Veterans and active military members will receive 25% off in-store purchases. Offer applies to active-duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families at all U.S. locations. Must present a valid military ID. More info.

Swarovski: 20% off purchases of $200 or more. More info.

More Military Discounts & Veterans Day Info

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To all who served – a simple, “thank you,” is never enough. But I’ll say it anyway. Thank you for your service!

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Awaiting Updates – Free Stuff on Veterans Day

We do our best to update this article throughout the year. Most companies do not begin publishing deals until the middle of October (at the very earliest). However, many companies do not publish offers until late October, or even up to Veterans Day.

We spend a lot of time scouring the Internet to find these offers for the military and veteran communities. Check back often as this page will be updated frequently with new offers.

Amazon – Discounts & Free Gifts

Save $40 on Amazon Prime: For a limited time, current and former military members can save $40 on an annual Amazon Prime subscription. The cost will be $79 per year instead of the usual $119. This offer is good for both new and current Amazon Prime members. Current members will have their subscription extended for one year.

Amazon Prime Military Discount – Save Big!

$20 Amazon Gift Card When You Open a New Personal Capital Account
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Personal Capital will then send you a $20 Amazon gift card within six weeks from the date of registration. The gift card will be sent electronically to the email you provided in the registration process. *Full disclosure: Personal Capital will also send me an Amazon gift card in the same amount.

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Free Vacations and Hotel Stays

Westgate Resorts – 1,500 Free Vacation Giveaways in Orlando, FL

Note: The 2020 event has been postponed. The Westage website has the following notice:

“Out of an abundance of caution for our Team Members and military families, we have postponed our annual Military Family Weekend giveaway until we are certain when we can select a date to safely host the festivities.”

Westgate Resorts is giving away 1,500 Bookings on www.westgatesalutes.com on November 11, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m. EST and ending at 11:59 p.m. EST on November 11, 2019, or until all 1,500 Bookings have been claimed, whichever occurs sooner (Note, these always go very quickly!).

Bookings are on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation receipt with reservation details will be sent to a valid email address upon successful entry to the first 1,500 Bookings.

Note: A One-Hundred Dollar ($100.00 USD) deposit with a valid major credit card is required at time of booking. Deposit will be refunded in-full the day immediately following the day of check-in. Deposit is refundable in-full if reservation is canceled at least seven (7) calendar days prior to scheduled check-in.

Eligibility: The free vacations are specifically for current active duty military personnel, retirees, veterans with an Honorable Discharge that served in any United States government military operations on or after August 6th, 1990, and Gold Star families. For more information, visit www.WestgateSalutes.com.

Travel Details: Offer is valid for a two (2) night stay on May 8 – 10, 2020 for up to four (4) persons at the Westgate Vacation Villas Resort & Spa or the Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa in Kissimmee, FL. Note: There is text at the bottom of the page that states, “This advertising material is being used for the purpose of soliciting sales of a vacation ownership plan.” You are not obligated to buy into a vacation plan if you receive a free hotel stay through this promotion. See the website for full terms and conditions, eligibility, and other important info.

Previous Veterans Day Retail Offers (2019)

Veterans Day Retail Offers & Discounts

Kohl’s – Save 30% (Nov. 7 – 11, 2019): Kohl’s is offering a 30% discount on during Veteran’s Day week, from Nov. 7 – 11, 2019. Kohl’s also offers active military, veterans, retirees and their immediate family members a 15% discount on purchases made on Mondays, in-store only. In order to receive the military discount, eligible customers must present proper identification. More info.

Planet Fitness (Nov. 8 – 15, 2019): Veterans Exercise and Relax for Free. Please feel free to bring a workout buddy at no additional charge, and relax after your workout with free HydroMassage and chair massages. See more on the Planet Fitness website.

Check out more military discounts on this site.

Want to add a discount or offer to our site? We continually update this article each year and republish it with current information. Please contact us if you have any additions or corrections. Please be sure to include a link to the website so we can verify it and share it with our readers.

More Veterans Day Discounts! Please click through to 2020 Veterans Day Free Meals & Restaurant Discounts, and 2020 Veterans Day Free Activities, Events, & Recreation.

To all who served – a simple thank you is never enough. But I’ll say it anyway. Thank you for your service.

Veterans Day Meals and Deals image and all written content copyright this site. All other images copyright their respective restaurant or brand.

Check out more military discounts on this site.

Want to add a discount or offer to our site? We continually update this article each year and republish it with current information. Please contact us if you have any additions or corrections. Please be sure to include a link to the website so we can verify it and share it with our readers.

More Veterans Day Discounts! Please click through to 2020 Veterans Day Free Meals & Restaurant Discounts, and 2020 Veterans Day Free Activities, Events, & Recreation.

To all who served – a simple thank you is never enough. But I’ll say it anyway. Thank you for your service.

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