If you’re a veteran or an active military, enjoy plenty of discounts on Veterans Day

DORAL, FL  – If you’re a veteran or an active military, enjoy plenty of discounts on Veterans Day next Monday, November 11th, 2019.

Businesses are ready to say thank you for your services through different deals on tech, food and other industries. Some deals will be offered only on Veterans Day and others year-round, as The Miami Herald reported. 

Please make sure to review the limitations, requirements, eligibility, locations and availability of each deal before making plans for Veterans Day. Remember that most companies have everything specified in their websites. You can also call the location of your choice to verify if the offer is extended there. 

Food and drinks

Starbucks is offering free tall (12-ounce) coffee for all active-duty military, veterans and their spouses on Veterans Day. The free coffee is limited to one per person and ID is required.

The company will also be donating 25 cents of every coffee sold on Veterans Day to Team Red, White and Blue and Team Rubicon with the purpose of supporting the mental health of veterans, according to a company spokesman.

Denny’s, on the other hand, will also provide a complimentary ‘Build Your Own Grand Slam’ breakfast entree on Veterans Day from 5 a.m. to noon nationwide. The offer is valid for dine-in only. You must show a valid military ID or DD 214 to be eligible.

For those more interested in taking advantage of the deals in lunch time,  Applebee’s its a great bet. For the 12th year in a row, the restaurant is giving active military members and veterans a free meal on Veterans Day at more than 1,000 Applebee’s locations nationwide.

You’ll be able to choose one between seven full-size entree’s for this special. Among the entree options are the Classic Bacon Cheeseburger, the 6-ounce USDA Select Top Sirloin and the Double Crunch Shrimp. The offer is for dine-in customers only at select locations and does not include beverages or gratuity. You can find a participating restaurant near you by visiting applebees.com/en/veterans-day-free-meals.

Veterans and active military members can also receive a free meal at participating Chili’s Grill & Bar restaurants on Veterans Day. To find a participating restaurant near you, visit chilis.com/restaurant-events/veterans-day.


T-mobile is offering veterans and active military customers 50 percent off select Samsung phones for a limited time. Among the models offered are Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 Plus, Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 +. You must be a verified account owner of a Magenta Military plan to be eligible.

In addition to this, Verizon it’s giving active military, veterans and families a free one-year membership to Amazon Prime with a a purchase of a new phone and line of service on a qualifying plan until Dec. 2. Upgrades are excluded. Customers will also be eligible for select Verizon Wireless and Fios discounts.

It should be noted that T-mobile, Verizon and AT&T offer year round discounted plans for active military, veterans and their families.

If you are a T-mobile customer, you might be eligible for the Magenta Military or Magenta Plus Military plan. Both plans include talk, text and smartphone data, Netflix and “free stuff every week,” according to the company’s website as referenced by The Miami Herald.

Other discounts on Veterans Day include Verizon that has a variety of Unlimited discount plans available. Depending on how many phones you need on your plan, you could save $10-$20, according to Verizon’s website. You’ll also be eligible for discounts on select accessories.

Active military personnel and veterans who have one of the various Unlimited plans with AT&T may also be eligible to receive a 25 percent discount.

For Apple, visit apple.com, scroll all the way down and click “Shop for Veterans and Military” under the “For Government” tab. To see prices for Microsoft, check eligibility and check other services offered. Visit military.microsoft.com/resources/


Active military, veterans and their families can save 10 percent in grocery shopping at Publix on Veterans Day.

Winn-Dixie is also offering an 11 percent discount to all veterans and active military service members at all Winn-Dixie grocery stores and local Fresco. Both discounts are not included for prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards and lottery tickets.

You must present a valid military ID, veteran ID, discharge document or driver’s license with a veteran designation to access the discount at either grocery chain.

Target also has some deals on household items. The store is offering a 10 percent military and veteran discount for online or in-store purchases. The discount is to be used once and customers need to verify their eligibility online. Visit offers.sheerid.com/target/military/.

And if you’re into fishing, camping or hunting, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s has discounts for you too. All locations will be giving a 10 percent discount to active and retired military, police, state patrol, EMS, firefighters and first responders from Friday through Monday.

And lastly, Lowes offers an everyday 10 percent military discount on Veterans Day to veterans and activity duty military on most full priced items in-store and online. To get this discount, you’ll have to verify your credentials first at lowes.com/military.

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