Veterans Day is a the perfect occasion to enjoy and celebrate the service of brave soldiers who have sacrificed too much to protect ourselves. Those brave men don’t serve the nation for recognition or money. So, it is great that many people, companies and organizations planned a such special day to honor their services.
Today we will talk about various discounts and offers available in veterans day 2018.
But first you need to know what kind of ID proof you may provide In order to access the generous Veterans Day discounts and freebies.
- Veterans ID card
- Active military or retired military ID card
- VA Healthcare ID card
- Drivers License with a veterans designation
- DD Form 214,
Some places also accept a membership photo ID card for a Veterans Service Organization like American Legion, VFW, DAV, AMVETS, etc.
Now, let’s check out some free meals on the occasion of veterans day:
- Golden Corral Veterans Day Free Meal (Monday, November 12, 2018)
From 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Golden Corral will be providing Veterans Day free meals and a beverage to the veterans and U.S. military person on current active duty.
No identification is required to become eligible for free beverage and dinner buffet.
- Applebee’s Veterans Day Free Meal (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
Hang out at Applebee’s on Sunday, November 11, 2018 to get your Veterans day free meal. The offer is valid on this day only, until they are closing.
Applebee’s will be giving out Veterans Day free meals and a beverage to veterans and soldiers on current active duty.
- Chili’s Veterans Day Free Meal (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
Visit Chili’s on Sunday, November 11, 2018, and get your Veterans Day free meal. It is free for all veterans or an active military personnel.
You’ll must provide proof of military service to get your Veterans Day free meal.
- Free Veterans Day Pancakes at IHOP (Monday, November 12, 2018)
The free meal is on Monday, not Sunday. IHOP will be providing this service to veterans and active military personnel with a free stack of Red, White, and Blueberry pancakes.
People must show proof of their military service before getting this offer. They may also wear uniform, it’ll be considered as an ID proof, like a military ID card.
- Texas Roadhouse Veterans Day Free Lunch (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
Texas Roadhouse will be offering Veterans Day free lunch on Sunday, November 11, 2018. It’s solely for active military personnel, or retired military men.
This is for dine-in only, and the timing may vary as per location. So, check the exact hours to a local Texas Roadhouse for specific details.
Now let’s check out some free services:
- Entrance Into National Parks (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
Over 100 national parks will waive off admission fees on November 11, 2018 on the occasion of Veterans Day. No ID required, anybody can enjoy the free admission that day.
- Veterans Day Haircuts at Sports Clips (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
Veterans and active military personnel can enjoy a free haircut at any participating Sports Clips on Sunday, November 11. Veterans need to show proof of service to become eligible.
Sports Clips is also giving $1 from every haircut as charity to the Help A Hero Scholarship Program.
- Car Washes for Veterans (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
“Grace for Vets” is a non-profit organization, who is providing veterans and service personnel a free car wash on November 11, 2018.
- SeaWorld Admission
Military veterans and active army personnel will be getting free access to SeaWorld theme park.
This offer is valid only for army men having military service IDs. However, they can’t get free admission at the gate. They have get it through the seaworld website by logging in with a special Troop ID.
- Golf in Fort Wayne, Indiana (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
Veterans and active military men can enjoy playing golf absolutely free on Veterans Day (from 8 AM to 9 PM) at the Foster Park, Shoaff Park, and McMillen Park golf courses in Fort Wayne, IN. They must bring photo ID card with them.
Veterans can’t get free electric carts with this free offer.
- Admission to Harley-Davidson Museum (Sunday, November 11, 2018)
On this veterans day – November 11, between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Harley-Davidson Museum is offering free admission to all veterans, active army people and their families.
Veterans have to show a valid ID proof which also allows an additional adult and a children under 18.
Regular admission is $20 /adult, and $10 for kids within 5-17 years old. There is no entry fee for children under five.
Things you should check before going out:
Yes, before start enjoying on this veterans day 2018, you should check out these things.
- Review the information on official websites and go through the rules before going out. Many websites don’t update previous years promotional listings that are currently invalid.
- Make sure you are carrying the proof of military service, or uniform photo, or you can be in uniform.
- Mark those dates in the calendar regarding the Veterans Day offers. Some offers are valid for different days than Veterans Day itself. Most of the restaurant offer free meals just for dine in only.
- Don’t forget to tip your waiter. The waiters are working hard these days to make you happy. So, you may tip based on the actual cost of the meal.