By Grace Vasquez
Monday is Memorial Day and to honor our soldiers and their families many will receive discounts or freebies from a variety of merchants here are some listed.
Allegiant Airlines: Free bags checks, boarding passes printed, seat assignments for active duty military, retired military veterans, members of the National Guard, military reserve and their dependents.
AAA: Free tipsy tow service for everyone on Memorial Day weekend Friday-Tuesday. (This service is not available everywhere)
Apple: Special savings on Apple products for current, former and retired U.S. military, National Guard and reservists, government employees, contractors and family members of government entities. There are special offers on Apple Care Protection Plans, too.
AT&T Thanks: Free screening of “Megan Leavey” for veterans and active duty and three others on May 30th at participating theaters.
Blue Star Museum Program: Free visits to 2,000 museums for military and their families starting Memorial Day through Labor Day with ID.
Blue Star Theater Program: Free and discounted movies for vets, active duty and their families at 159 national theaters.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: Coupon for free appetizer with any $9.95 purchase; expires June 17th.
BJ’s Wholesale Club: Free trial membership; expires July 31st.
Brides Across America: Free wedding dresses for military and first responder brides.
Costco Wholesale: Free $10 or $20 gift card with membership; expires May 31st.
Cinemark Theaters: Show military ID at participating theaters and get a special discount. Offers vary by location.
Delta Airlines: Free bags check for military personnel.
Denny’s: Coupon for 20% off entire check; expires Monday.
Disney World Military Discount: 4-day Park Hopper passes for $196 for active, retired or spouses with ID.
GovX.com: Veterans, active duty, government employees and first responders get up to 40% discounts on major league sports tickets, as well as concerts, travel, apparel and more with ID.
Home Depot: 10% off for veterans and their families on military holiday weekends and every day for active military and families with ID.
Hooters: 10 free wings or choice of four other entrees for veterans and active-duty military at participating locations with ID on Monday.
IKEA: Eat for free in the restaurant with $100 furniture purchase on Saturday-Monday and save $25 with a coupon.
JC Penney: Coupon for $10 off $25 purchase through Monday; free 8-by-10 portrait for military families through July 11.
Jiffy Lube: $5 off a signature oil change.
Kohl’s: Coupon for $10 off $25 purchase; expires Monday.
Lowe’s Home Improvement: 10% off for veterans and their families on military holiday weekends and every day for active military and families with ID.
Macy’s: 20% off and earn $5 in free Macy’s Money with $25 purchase through Monday.
National Parks Military Pass: Free pass for active-duty military and their families offers free entry to U.S. National Parks with ID.
Overwatch: Free game play on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on May 26-29.
SeaWorld and Busch Gardens: Waves of Honor program offers free entry to theme parks for military and their families with ID through Dec. 31.
Texas de Brazil: 50% off dinner for veterans and active-duty military and 20% off take-out orders on Monday at participating locations.