In case you didn't know, today is Armed Forces Day. So, to celebrate we wanted to share retailers and places that offer special discounts for those members of the British Armed Forces.
Here's a list of some that we have found (there are potentially thousands, so we can't list them all) :
- Butlins*: If you’re serving in the Armed Forces, entry is free of charge to Day Visits at Butlins. Your family and friends will also receive a special 50% discount off day visit prices. (up to an 4 people in total).
- National Rail*: Buy a HM Forces Railcard and save a third on most rail fares throughout Great Britain for a whole year. Kids travelling with cardholder get 60% off fares.
- Cheddar Gorge*: Members of the Army, Navy and RAF can receive special discounted prices on the Adult & Child Explorer Tickets when booked online only. Valid ID must be shown on entry.
- Burger King*: 10% off with valid Armed Forces ID. We have heard that some BK near Forces Camps/Bases offer special offers.
- Iceland*: 10% off with valid Armed Forces ID.
- Nandos*: Get 20% off starter, main meal, drink and desert at Nandos when you present your ID card.
- Longleat Safari Park*: All current Armed Forces employees can purchase online tickets and receive a 30% discount.
- Frankie and Benny's*: Get 20% off bill when two main courses are ordered from Main Menu. ID required.
- Chiquito*: 25% off total food bill with valid Armed Forces ID.
- Dominos Pizza*: Up to 50% off order. Discount varies in each outlet.
- Giraffe*: 20% off bill for up to SEVEN diners with valid ID card.
- Austin Reed*: 20% off instore when you show valid Armed Forces ID.
- National Express*: Go to National Express Armed Forces Discount page (you will need to fill out the military verification form first). Search for tickets and save 60% off. Must show valid Armed Forces ID at time of travel.
- Vue Cinemas*: 20% off cinema tickets when you present Armed Forces ID.
- Cadbury World*: Special Prices for the whole family by booking on 0844 880 7667 or 0121 486 4678
- Madame Tussauds*: Save up to 25% on tickets. Call Call 0871 222 4001 and ask for Armed Forces discount.
- Blacks*: 10% discount for all Armed Forces members including Army, Navy, Royal Marines and Air Force. Call Blacks FREE on 0800 056 0127 to place an order and state your service ID number. Or buy instore and show ID at checkout.
Not everywhere advertises that they offer discount for the Armed Forces, so the best thing to do when out and about is to ask if they do Armed Forces discount. After all, students do.
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