Category Archives for Military.

1,000 Bonus United Miles for Shopping

Memorial Day has been around for about 150 years, and as you know it serves as a day to remember and honor those who have given their lives during their military service to the United States. The ultimate sacrifice. Many schools and offices are closed on the last Monday in May for this purpose of remembrance. However, this long weekend at the beginning of summer has also become synonymous with other things as well such as bbq, pool parties, and…

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Spirit Offers Free Checked and Carry On Bags for Military!

There’s no denying the crazy low prices sometimes found on low cost carrier Spirit Airlines (here are my 10 favorite things about Spirit!). There is also no denying the reality that everything on Spirit Airlines costs extra, and if you need to check bags the costs for “extras” can add up quickly. However, if you are active duty military then the overall cost of flying Spirit has recently gotten cheaper as they have introduced new policy that allows for all passengers with…

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Some Credit Card Annual Fees Waived for Military Members

Happy Memorial Day from our family to yours.  While we are enjoying the day off, we also want to thank all of those who have served or are serving our country.  Below is my Grandpa who was an instructor on aircraft such as the B-25 in the Air Corps from 1940 – 1945. Flight Instructor in the Air Corps 1940-1945 Flight Instructor in the Air Corps 1940-1945 Today I want to offer a reminder to those who are serving our…

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Veterans Day Deals and Freebies!

Happy Veteran’s Day to all of the military families out there!  Like many of you, my own family has several in it that chose to serve our country, including my Grandpa shown below.  On this Veteran’s Day I’m more than happy to share a few of the deals and freebies that are out there for those who put their life on the line for all of us.  My friend, Katy, who has helped with a few posts before, has a…

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40% Off Hotels for USAA Members

Update: Looks like the minimum to get the 40% off is now $750 pre-discount. I’m not going to say much about this deal because A) it is self explanatory and B) it is just so amazing it is ridiculous.  It is 40% off hotel bookings for USAA members.  I was told about this deal yesterday, but asked not to share, so I kept my promise.  However, now it is on Frugal Travel Guy and SlickDeals, so have at it (and…

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A Few Veteran’s Day Deals

First, Happy Veteran’s Day to all of the military families out there. While I have never been in the military myself, I do have many friends and family members who have, and I have a small glimpse into what level of sacrifice is required not just by the military member, but by their entire family. No amount of freebies or travel discounts will be able to make up for that sacrifice, but it is still a nice gesture and certainly…

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