2013 Memorial Day Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies for Active Duty Military, Veterans and Military Families

*PLEASE be sure to check on each offer and PLEASE read all disclaimers! Here is a growing list of what some of these companies are offering for Memorial Day 2013 (and beyond):

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2013 Nationwide Memorial Day Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies
Restaurants

Chevys Fresh Mex
Any police, fire personnel, or military in uniform (or with military ID) will be provided a 20% discount at any company-owned Chevys.

Johnny Rockets
Save 50 percent when you wear your uniform.

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2013 Nationwide Memorial Day Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies
Entertainment

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Theodore, Alabama
Memorial Day admissions discount for members of the military.

Big Cat Habitat
Sarasota, Florida
Active military and their immediate families (spouse and children) can come to see the animals and our special show for free Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 25-27th. We also offer Veterans a free admission, and a 20% discount to families of Veterans Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 25-27th.

Blue Star Museums Military Free Entrance Program
Museums Nationwide (click to view list of participating art museums, science centers, history museums, nature centers and children’s museums)
1,600 museums offer military families free tickets. Runs from Memorial Day 2013 (May 27th) through Labor Day 2013 (September 2nd).

Busch Gardens, Sea World, Sesame Place
Year Round the Here’s to the Heroes Program gives free admission to their parks around the country year round to any active duty, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman is entitled to free admission under the Here’s to the Heroes program. He or she need only register, either by registering online or submitting his or her information or in the entrance plaza of participating parks, and show a Department of Defense photo ID. As many as three direct dependents of military personnel also are entitled to free admission

Carowinds
Charlotte, North Carolina
May 25-26, free admission for active duty & retired military; you can also purchase discounted tickets for your family & friends.

Cedar Point Park
Sandusky, Ohio
May 25th-May 27th: Service members receive free admission to the park and can purchase discounted tickets for family members. Must show Military ID at the Gate. Accepted IDs include: Active Duty ID, Retired Personnel ID, VA Medical System Picture ID, Copy of DD-214 discharge papers.

Colonial Williamsburg Military Discount
Williamsburg, Virginia
10% off for military members.

Disneyland Military Discount Program
Anaheim, California
All Active & Retired U.S. Military Personnel (includes Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists) or their spouses can purchase discounted Disneyland Military tickets! Good through September 28th, 2013.

Disney World Military Discount Program
Orlando, Florida
All Active & Retired U.S. Military Personnel (includes Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists) or their spouses can purchase discounted Disney World Military tickets! Good through September 28th, 2013.

Hawaiian Falls Waterpark
Five locations throughout Texas: Garland, The Colony, Mansfield, Roanoke, and Waco
Active duty military admitted FREE on Memorial Day at all five Hawaiian Falls waterparks. Family members pay only $19.99 (plus tax) each.

Houston Zoo Free Military Entrance
Houston, Texas
Admission to the Houston Zoo is free for active duty military personnel and their families (limit 5 persons – 2 adults/3 children per military family per day).  A valid Military ID must be shown.  Offer not valid for ticketed special events. Present your Active Military ID and receive 10 % off any Houston Zoo Membership.

Kennedy Space Center Military Discount Tickets
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Explore the park for less. Kennedy Space Center admission special offers are available for active and retired military personnel when purchasing tickets through their participating ITT/MWR office.  Active U.S. military receive $4 off regular admission when presenting a valid military photo I.D. at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Ticket Plaza. Active military also receive a 10% discount on merchandise and food when presenting their I.D. inside the Visitor Complex.

Legoland Florida
Winter Haven, Florida

LEGOLAND® Florida salutes the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces with Military Appreciation Days now throughout 2013. As an appreciation for their continued service, all active duty military personnel including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists are now entitled to a free one-time single day admission to LEGOLAND Florida throughout 2013 and seasonally at the LEGOLAND Water Park.

Lowry Park Zoo
Tampa, Florida
Active duty service members and veterans receive free admission on Memorial Day (must show military ID at the ticket booth).  As many as three direct dependents of military personnel also are entitled to free admission.

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park Military Discount Program
San Diego, California
Complimentary 1-Day Pass at the Zoo and Africa Tram Safari at Safari Park for U.S. active duty military, cadets of their respective academies, and reserves (with active orders) is offered if the individual shows valid, active military identification card at our gates. This program includes U.S. cadets that do not have “Active” on their IDs. Members of any foreign military services are excluded.

Sciencenter
Ithaca, New York
Free admission Memorial Day Weekend to active military personnel, veterans, and their immediate families. Valid ID required for free admission.

Shenandoah Caverns
Harrisburg, Virginia
Military Service Members with Military ID, (Active or Retired) receive Free Adult Combination Admission to the Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions Monday, May 27th, 2013. (Regular Military discounts for the family with I.D. will apply.).

Universal Studios Hollywood Discount Program
Hollywood, California
Universal Studios Hollywood offers phenomenal discount options to all members of our Armed Forces all year long! Eligible members include retirees, DOD personnel, members of the National Guard/Reserves, dependents and all other base personnel. Tickets for these specially priced offers must be purchased in advance and can only be obtained at participating MWR/ITT offices throughout the United States. These special military rates are not available at the Universal Studios Hollywood box office. A military or U.S. Government I.D. is required for purchase.

Valleyfair
Shakopee, Minnesota
Valleyfair is honoring our Hometown Heroes with Military Appreciation Days during the Memorial Day weekend, May 25 – 27, 2013.

Any member of the armed service, active or veteran, will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. Along with free admission, members of the military will be able to purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six) at a special military discount price of $29.50 per ticket. A valid military ID must be presented at a Valleyfair ticket window to receive this offer.

 

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2013 Nationwide Memorial Day Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies
Stores

Home Depot
Participating Home Depot locations are offering a 10 percent discount for certain military personnel.  Make sure to check out the numerous Free Workshops too!

Lowe’s Military
Participating Lowe’s Home Improvement stores is offering a 10 percent discount for in-store purchases for active duty, reserve, retirees and honorary discharged veterans and their immediate family members up to 18 years old. Valid military identification is required.

Old Navy Military Mondays
Nationwide
Every Monday, Old Navy gives you 10% off your total purchase with valid Military ID! Just show your ID at check-out for your savings! Offer valid for all eligible active, retired and reserve US military personnel and family members who present a valid military ID. Offer valid at Old navy stores in the US only. Not valid at oldnavy.com. Discount applies to merchandise only, not value of gift cards purchased, packaging or applicable taxes. No adjustments on previous purchases. Not valid for cash or cash equivalent. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts including Gap inc. employee discount.

Timberland Outlets
In honor of the men and women that serve our country, we’re proud to announce the launch of Timberland’s military discount program.  Military personnel will receive 20% off their entire purchase in Timberland stores (with a valid military ID).  The military discount can be combined with other coupon and discount offers.

Tanger Outlets Free $10 Tanger gift card for Memorial Day 2012
Nationwide
Through May 27, 2013, get a free $10 Tanger gift card and coupon book with valid military ID. Visit the Shopper Services office at any Tanger Outlet. Veteran and dependent IDs also qualify for this offer.

Under Armour Military Discount Program
Nationwide
Under Armour supports our uniformed men and women serving stateside and overseas. We offer a 10% discount for military members at our Under Armour stores with the presentation of a valid Military Identification Card. Unfortunately we unable to extend that discount to orders placed on UnderArmour.com.

 

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2013 Nationwide Memorial Day Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies
Accommodations and Traveling

Carnival Cruise Lines 
Nationwide
In honor of Memorial Day, Carnival Cruise Lines is offering discounts for Active Duty and former military personnel of up to $600 per stateroom and shipboard credits of up to $100 per stateroom on a wide range of three day to twelve day “Fun Ship” departures.

Clarion Hotel Universal
Orlando, Florida
Military discounts are available for $59 or $69 per night with a free breakfast buffet. This offer is subject to availability.

The Mast Farm Inn
Valle Crucis, North Carolina
If you are a veteran and have a veteran ID Card or DD214, reserve any available room, cottage or cabin for a stay anytime between May 23rd and May 30th, and receive 1/3 off your lodging bill.

Nickelodeon Suites Resort Military Discount Program
Orlando, Florida
2013 Military Discount Hotel Package includes: 20% off suite now through December 31, 2013 | 10% off the Ultimate Sliming Experience | 10% off food and beverages, 4-D Experience films and cabana rentals

Norwegian Cruise Lines
Nationwide
NCL is proud to offer members of the military and their families exclusive discounts on select cruises up to 10% off.

Southwest Airlines
Nationwide
Southwest Airlines offers specific fares for military personnel and their dependents that are not available through its website or online. Contact an airline representative by phone or in person for more information on these discounts.

ACE Rent A Car Military Discount Program
Texas, Indiana and Illinois
Offering a 15% discount for the men and women in our armed forces and their families (check for locations). Bring in your military ID to receive this discount on your next rental.

Best Western Military Discount Program
Nationwide
Special rates for active duty military personnel.

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2013 Nationwide Memorial Day Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies
For All Americans

Amazon: Save up to 75% off Memorial Day savings on clothing and accessories

Macys:  Memorial Day Sale – up to 50% off with an extra 25% off Clearance.Get Free Shipping over $99 with Coupon Code: KICKOFF (Exp 5/31)

Quiznos: Small Sub, chips, and a regular fountain drink for $2.99 (Medium sub – $4.49 | Large Sub – $5.99)

JCPenney: Memorial Day Sale take up to 60% off. Use coupon code “mayjcpc” to save an additional 15% off with no minimum required.

Puma: 40% off select items during Memorial Day Sale. Plus, apply coupon code NSTKJA2 to get an extra 20% off. Coupon ends May 28.

The Children’s Place: Your Choice $5 Sale (Tees, Polos, Matchables)

Carrabba’s: Carrabba’s Italian Grill has an online coupon for $5 off one entree or $10 off two, good until June 14, 2013.

Bose: Thursday, May 23 – Monday, May 27, 2013. Enjoy Bose performance at exceptional value with our Factory Renewed products. Limited-time savings. Special financing available. See store for details.

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