Veterans can get $40 off their Amazon Prime membership


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If you’re a military veteran and have thought about getting an Amazon Prime membership or are about to renew one, Amazon is currently offering a Veterans Day discount through Nov. 11.

Regularly $119, veterans and active military members can get a year of Amazon Prime for just $79, which means a savings of $40. The deal is good for former and active military members. To sign up, just visit Amazon’s website to verify your eligibility.

The service actually used to cost $79 for everyone, but prices were raised to $99 in 2014 and then to $119 in 2018.

If you don’t already have Amazon Prime, it comes with a variety of perks like  cloud photo storage, music streaming and free two-day delivery on many Amazon purchases, as well as the company’s streaming video service.

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Of course, Amazon isn’t the only company offering discounts for military members right now.

Other Veteran’s Day Deals

Great Clips

On Nov. 11, veterans and active service members can go into any Great Clips salon in the U.S. and get a free haircut or a free haircut card to use later. The cards can be redeemed for a free haircut from Nov. 12 to Dec. 31, 2019 at any Great Clips salon.


On Monday, Nov. 11, all veterans and active-duty military members can receive a complimentary full-size entree at their local Applebee’s. Not all entrees are included, but you can see the choices by visiting their website.


Target is offering a military discount both in stores and online from Nov. 3-11. All military personnel, veterans and their families will receive a 10% discount on one purchase via a single-use coupon.

Eligible guests can visit Target’s website to register and receive the discount.

Getty Images | Scott Olson
Getty Images | Scott Olson

Cracker Barrel

On Nov. 11, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will be offering all veterans and active-duty military members a complimentary slice of double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola cake or a pumpkin pie latte at all locations nationwide.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Veterans and active military members can get a small order of boneless wings and fries for free on Nov. 11.

Goodyear Auto Service

If your car could use some attention, Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires are offering military members free car checks. Effective Nov. 8-16, the free car care checks include checks on tires, brakes, alignment, battery, wiper blades and shocks and struts.

Active and retired military members will also receive free tire installation with the purchase of tires during the promotion period, which is a minimum savings of $25 per tire. You can book an appointment online.


All active-duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses and retired military with a valid ID can receive a buy-one-get-one-free entree on Nov. 11. The deal includes burritos, bowls, salads and tacos.

Getty Images | Joe Raedle
Getty Images | Joe Raedle

Be sure to share this story with anyone who is eligible for these discounts this Veterans Day!

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