ambrok
Master October 2017

Military and Veteran discounts

ambrok, on May 29, 2017 at 8:14 AM Posted in Planning

'Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.'

THANK YOU to all that are currently serving our country & have in the past! Let’s share some wedding related discounts you have found for those engaged couples that can benefit from them!

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  • ambrok
    Master October 2017
    ambrok ·
  • ambrok
    Master October 2017
    ambrok ·
  • Celia Milton
    April 2019
    Celia Milton ·

    Honestly, it never hurts to ask.

  • Mrs. Coolwhip
    Expert May 2017
    Mrs. Coolwhip ·

    Our DJ gave us a military discount

  • Chelsea
    Super June 2017
    Chelsea ·

    We only asked about the discount at our hotel for the wedding night. Maybe we are weird, but we just feel awkward asking lol.

    Holiday Inn Express chain offers military discounts (and AAA member discounts!)

  • WED18
    July 1993
    WED18 ·

    Great post. Thank you to all the servicemen and women on these threads!!

  • F
    Super October 2017
    Future Mrs.S ·

    Yankee candle,just show your military id.

  • ambrok
    Master October 2017
    ambrok ·

    @Chelsea, I get it; but asking is just that...asking.

    It's not demanding or having an expectation/feeling entitled, etc.

  • Chelsea
    Super June 2017
    Chelsea ·

    @ambrok oh I know, I think we are just weird. I don't see the harm in asking.

  • A
    Just Said Yes August 2017
    Adam ·

    Wonder Jewelers offers 15% off diamond jewelry and 20% off custom e-rings all the time as far as I know.

    http://wonderjewelers.com/military-discount

    This website seems to have a much more general list too:

    http://militarybenefits.info/memorial-day-sales-discounts-deals/

  • I
    November 2018
    I'mthemom ·

    We take $500 off the total. Every little bit helps.

  • The Bride
    VIP May 2017
    The Bride ·

    Our venue advertised a military discount, so we were able to take advantage of that. My husband doesn't like to ask because he's worried it sounds like he's exploiting it just to save a few bucks. But if we see a place list it or mention somewhere he'll do it.

  • AprilR
    VIP May 2018
    AprilR ·

    Our dj gave us a military discount.

    @Chelsea I'm with you. I always hate asking and for some reason feel wrong so FH always asks instead. I'll only ask if it's advertised

  • LittleDemon
    Master November 2017
    LittleDemon ·

    We haven't asked for a military discount on anything. FH hates asking for it and I never think to.

  • Annie
    Super October 2018
    Annie ·

    Tommy Hilfiger gives 15% off, so does AC Moore & Michaels.

    My FH and I are getting married in Charlottesville, VA and our venue, caterer, & wedding planner are giving us discounts. My fiancé encourages me to ask for discounts.

  • Jacky
    Master June 2017
    Jacky ·

    Alex and Ani offers a 10% military discount. I bought my BM their gifts with my SO's discount.

  • ambrok
    Master October 2017
    ambrok ·

    Bumping for Veteran's Day & any couples that these discounts could help...

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