From free meals to big discounts on shopping trips and favorite items, military Veterans Day discounts are a November favorite. But with thousands of Veterans Day military discounts to choose from, how do you find the best ones?
That's why Military.com's staff of veterans, National Guard and reservists, military retirees and military family members picked their favorite Veterans Day discounts. Use this rundown of staff favorites to choose where to go and how to spend your time and money this Veterans Day.
While some of these companies have not yet announced their Veterans Day discount for 2023, these deals and freebies have existed for many years running. We anticipate they will be renewed for this year.
Military.com's Favorite Veterans Day Discounts
1. Applebee's Discount. A nationwide fan favorite every year, Applebee's annually offers veterans a complimentary full-size entrée from an exclusive menu. Available on Veterans Day only, veteran visitors also receive a $5 "bounce-back" coupon good for Applebee's dine-in, to go or delivery within three weeks. Read more about the Applebee's Veterans Day discount.
2. Target Military Discount. Offered only around Veterans Day and July 4, Target gives 10% off a military-affiliated shopper's entire order. Valid from Oct. 29 to Nov. 11, 2023 the discount can be used twice. And unlike some other discounts, the Target Veterans Day discount is available for military family members as well. To use, shoppers simply add their military affiliation to their Target Circle account via ID.me. Read more about Target's Veterans Day discount.
3. Dunkin' Military Discount. Love free donuts? Veterans and active-duty military members who visit Dunkin' on Veterans Day can score any donut free. That means instead of just that simple glazed donut, you can go big with something filled and iced. Read more about the Dunkin' Veterans Day discount.
4. Starbucks Military Discount. You're going to need some free coffee to go with that free donut. Swing by Starbucks on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, for a free 12-ounce drip or iced coffee. Like the Target Veterans Day discount, the Starbucks discount is available to more than just veterans. Military family members can also get in on this free coffee. Read more about the Starbucks Veterans Day discount.
5. DEVIL-DOG Dungarees Discount. Comfortable, high-quality pants are hard to find and worth the cost. But if you can get them at 50% off, you should do it. That's why this deal from DEVIL-DOG Dungarees is a Military.com staff fan favorite. Available through ID.me verification, veteran shoppers got 50% off their order between Nov. 3 and Nov. 13 in 2022. Read more about the DEVIL-DOG Dungarees Veterans Day discount.
6. Buffalo Wild Wings Veterans Day Discount. Another lunch or dinner fan favorite, the Buffalo Wild Wings Veterans Day freebie gives a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries for veterans and active-duty service members. To get this freebie, you need to order at the restaurant for dine-in. Read more about the Buffalo Wild Wings Veterans Day discount.
7. Kohl's Military Discount. Kohl's is already known for its great discount promotions, and this Veterans Day discount just adds to the pile. Veterans, active-duty military members and their immediate families can get 30% off in-store purchases from Nov. 10, through Nov. 12. That means shoppers have multiple days to dive in and use their discount. Read more about Kohl's Veterans Day discount.
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