VETERANS DAY DISCOUNTS

 

    The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts on goods, services and dining that have been announced for 2013.

    Keep in mind that most businesses require proof of military service, which can include a VA Universal Access Card, Military I.D., DD-214 (Discharge Papers), Veterans Service Organization Card (VSO’s include groups like the VFW, DAV, AmVets, MOAA, MCL, FRA, and the American Legion), or in some cases businesses will accept a picture of the veteran in uniform.

    Note: Not all franchise locations participate in their national chain’s Veterans Day programs — be sure contact your nearest establishment to make sure they are participating.

    2013 Veterans Day Restaurant Offerings:

    Applebee’s – Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.

    Bar Louie – On Sunday, Nov. 10 and Monday, Nov. 11, all Bar Louie locations are offering veterans and military personnel a free meal up to a $12 value.

    California Pizza Kitchen – Veterans and active military receive a free pizza on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Champps — On Monday, Nov. 11, Champps will offer a free handcrafted burger with waffle fries to veterans and active duty military.

    Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse – Charlie Brown’s is offering a free meal to veterans and active duty military all day on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Chili’s – Veterans and active duty can get a free entrée all day from a special limited menu on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Cheeseburger in Paradise – Veterans and military personnel receive a free All American Burger with fries on Monday, Nov. 11 with the beverage purchase of $1.99.

    Denny’s — Active, inactive and retired military personnel can get free all you can eat pancakes on Veterans Day nationwide.

    FATZ – Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free entrée at FATZ, up to a $15 value. Veterans who dine at FATZ on November 11 will also receive a $2 coupon for use on their next visit.

    Friendly’s – Veterans and active military receive a free Big Two Do Breakfast and coffee on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Golden Corral – Golden Corral is offering a free dinner on Monday Nov. 11, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.

    Hooters -Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House – Veterans eat for free on Monday, Nov. 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Krispy Kreme – Krispy Kreme stores are offering a free doughnut and small coffee on Monday, Nov. 11 when presenting a military ID or wearing a uniform.

    Little Caesars – Veterans and active military members get a free order of Crazy Bread on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Max and Erma’s – On Monday, Nov. 11, participating Max & Erma’s locations are saluting veterans and active military personnel with a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo meal.

    McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – On Sunday, November 10, participating McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants will offer a complimentary entree to vets from a special menu.

    Menchi’s —  All veterans will receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt on Monday, Nov. 11.

    O’Charley’s – Veterans and active duty service members get a complimentary meal from a limited menu on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Olive Garden – On Monday, Nov. 11, all veterans and current service members get a free meal from a limited menu. Family dining with them will also receive 10% off their meal.

    On the Border – Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free meal from the “Create Your Own Combo menu” on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Paciugo Gelato Caffè – Paciugo is offering a free 12 oz. Gelatte® to veterans and active duty military on Monday, Nov. 11 at participating locations.

    Red Robin – Veterans and active duty military get a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Shoney’s — Shoney’s will be offering a free All-American Burger to veterans and active duty service members on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Sizzler – Sizzler is offering active duty and retired military members a free lunch from a limited menu on Monday, Nov. 11 until 4 p.m.

    Spaghetti Warehouse – On Sunday, Nov. 10 and Monday, Nov. 11, choose one original spaghetti entrée or 15-layer lasagna and get the second entrée free. This deal requires a coupon, which is available starting Nov. 6 at the Spaghetti Warehouse website, the Facebook page, and can be presented from a mobile phone.
    Texas Roadhouse – Texas Roadhouse locations nationwide will offer veterans a free lunch on Monday, Nov. 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Offer is good for active duty, retired or former U.S. military.

    TGIFridays – Veterans and active duty military get a free lunch from a select menu on Monday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Tucanos Brazilian Grill — Active duty, reserve and retired military and veterans receive a free Churrasco meal on Monday, Nov. 11. They are also offering 10% off the entire bill for veterans and troops who dine with their families, from Friday, Nov. 8 through Veteran’s Day, Monday, Nov. 11.

    Travel Centers of America — On Monday, Nov. 11, all CDL drivers who are military veterans eat free at participating full-service restaurants.

    Village Inn – All veterans and active military personnel receive a free breakfast on Monday, Nov. 11. Choose between Buttermilk Pancakes, Belgian Waffle, or French Toast.

    2013 Veterans Day Travel and Recreation:

    Knotts Berry Farm – Knott’s Berry Farm is offering free admission for veterans and active duty military personnel and one guest from November 4, 2013 to January 5, 2014.

    National Parks – On Veterans Day weekend (Nov. 9-11) veterans will have access to over 100 National Parks that require entrance fees for free.

    Red Roof Inn – Red Roof Inn is offering 15% off at more than 350 properties nationwide in the month of November to veterans, active duty military and their families.

    Sea World Parks and Entertainment – Veterans and active duty military can get 50% off single-day admission tickets through Nov.11, 2013.

    World of Coca-Cola — Military members receive complimentary admission year-round, but in honor of Veterans Day they also may purchase up to four half-price tickets for their friends and family Nov. 9-17.

    2013 Veterans Day Retailer Offerings:

    Bed Bath and Beyond – Bed Bath and Beyond is offering veterans 20% off their entire purchase on Nov. 9, 10, and 11. This is good for active duty, DoD, reserves, guard, retirees, veterans, and military spouses.

    Grace for Vets – Car washes from around the world who join this program offer free car washes to veterans and service members on Nov. 11.

    Great Clips – On Monday, Nov. 11, customers who come in for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.

    Home Depot  - Home Depot offers a 10% discount to all veterans during Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day. Home Depot offers the 10% discount year round to for active duty and retirees.

    Lowe’s – All veterans receive a 10% discount on Veterans Day, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. The offer is available in stores only.

    Massage Envy – Participating Massage Envy locations in the Washington DC, Maryland, and northern Virginia region are offering a complimentary 1-hour massage to active military, veterans and spouses on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Sport Clips – Participating locations are offering veterans and active duty service members free haircuts on Monday, Nov. 11.

    Other:

    America’s Parade – Veterans are invited to march in this New York City parade on Nov. 11.

    Medal of Honor Stamps — The U.S. Postal Service will issue special Medal of Honor stamps on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

    Year-Round Veterans Discounts:

    Foot Locker – Veterans, service members (active, guard, and reserve), and their immediate families with a Foot Locker Veterans Advantage Card receive a 20% discount every day of the year. That offer is good both online and at any store location, including Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction and Champs Sports – even on sale items.

    Home Depot  - Home Depot offers a 10% discount (up to a $500 maximum) to all active military, reserve, retired or disabled veterans and their family members with a valid military ID. All other veterans qualify for a 10% discount during Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.

    Lowe’s – Lowe’s offers a year-round 10% discount offer for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve, retirees and disabled service members and their immediate families. All other veterans receive the 10% discount on Veterans Day, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. The discount is available on in-stock and special-order purchases of up to $5,000. The offer can’t be used on sales at Lowes.com, on previous sales or on sales of services or gift cards. You must present a valid military I.D. card to receive the discount.