Veterans Day 2018 Perks

The winter holidays are largely about giving, and Veterans Day ushers in the season of that sentiment on November 11th. A lot of businesses honor Veterans throughout the year, but Veterans Day is a special occasion on which many give extra deals and freebies.

On Veterans Day/week in 2018, veterans and those eligible can enjoy discounts toward dining, shopping, and services. Many businesses also support programs that give back to veterans. Some include Dollar General, Goodyear Auto, Meineke, Outback Steakhouse, Smile Direct Club, Sallie Mae, and Starbucks.

Nov. 11 Benefits to Behold

Veterans Day discounts fluctuate each year, depending on the business and location.  A few sites with detailed information on deals include Military.comMilitary Benefits.infoMilitary Times, and the Military Wallet.

In addition to reading about discounts online, it’s smart to call ahead and verify locally what is being offered, what times and days, and what is needed to prove eligibility for a discount. Many places require proof of service, and sometimes more than one.

Dining Discounts

Many restaurants honor Veterans on or around Veteran’s Day, and these establishments are among those doing so in 2018. For discount details and to verify local restaurant participation, call ahead for details.

  • Applebee’s
  • BJ’s Restaurant
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chili’s Grill & Bar
  • Chipotle
  • Chevy’s Fresh Mex
  • Claim Jumper
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  • Denny’s
  • Famous Dave’s
  • Golden Corral
  • Human Bean Coffee & Espresso
  • Little Caeser’s
  • McCormick and Schmick’s
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
  • On the Border
  • Red Lobster
  • Red Robin
  • Ruby Tuesday
  • TGI Fridays

Shopping Perks

Lots of businesses are offering discounts on and around Veterans Day. Here are a few to look into:

  • Amazon
  • Buckle
  • Goodwill
  • Home Depot
  • Lowe’s
  • Mattress Firm
  • Oakley Sunglasses
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Sam’s Club
  • Target
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Toms
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Under Armour

Deals on Recreation, Services, and Travel

Services and recreation discounts are being offered to brighten a Veteran’s day at:

  • 24 Hour Fitness
  • Amtrak
  • Army Corp of Engineers
  • Carnival Cruise Line
  • Enterprise
  • Goodyear Auto Service
  • Great Clips
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Red Roof
  • Sport Clips
  • Super 8 by Wyndham
  • US National Park Service

Thankful, Always

This Veterans Day, we thank all Veterans for their service.

For those wishing to show their support toward Veterans, reach out to those in the community who have served and offer them gratitude, time, companionship, a dish or dessert, or support they need monetarily through an an organization that you trust will help Veterans out in ways they need it most. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an online form for not only donating, but also volunteering. Have a positive impact on a Veteran this year.

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