By Lauren Tjaden
Getting thanks for your service is even better when it comes with less impact on your wallet. Check out these Florida car rental discounts for the military and veterans.
Snag special rates at participating Alamo locations for US federal government and military personnel traveling with and without official or TDY orders. Just request the personal government rate at time of booking. You’ll need to show your official orders or government-issued credit card. Check out details on Alamo’s military rates here.
Active duty military and veterans can save up to 5% on Sixt’s standard rate for car rentals. The military discount is automatically applied, but only works for online bookings. You’re required to show a valid military ID at the rental counter. Here’s more information on Military discounts from Sixt.
U.S military veterans, active duty military, National Guard and Reservists and family can enroll in Veterans Advantage and receive up to 25% off from Avis. Visit the Avis website for details.
American Forces Travel
American Forces Travel promises savings of up to 60% on hotels, 35% on rental cars and more. It’s the first Official joint service Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) program providing travel discounts to the military community. In addition to the discounts, American Forces Travel will inject critical revenue into MWR programs by providing commissions from every booking. Visit www.americanforcestravel.com/ for more information.
Budget extends a hearty 20% military discount on truck rentals to military personnel traveling with orders and 25% off car rentals for Veterans Advantage members. It’s easy to join. Enroll in Veterans Advantage and visit the Budget website for details.
Whether it’s a holiday or business travel, Rental Cover is proud to offer an exclusive 30% discount to all servicemen and servicewomen when booking car rental insurance. Just send proof of your military service to the customer support team with paperwork, a photo of your ID card or an email from an email address with a .mil domain name. Put in the subject line "military service."
Penske truck rentals offers a 10% military discount; all you have to do is show your military or veteran ID when you pick up your truck. They also have a specialized call center to assist active and veteran members of the U.S. military and their families with do-it-yourself moves. Each Penske call center associate has a military connection: as a veteran or with a family member who is active duty, reservist or a veteran. Please call this toll-free number 1-844-4TROOPS (1-844-487-6677). Here’s more information about their discounts.
Enjoy Military Employee car rental discount programs at Hertz using the codes MLTRY and DITY. Click on this link to make a reservation.
Dollar Military Discount
Veterans, active duty military, National Guard, and Army Reserve members and their families can receive a 5% discount through the VetRewards program by Veterans Advantage. Here are details.
If you don’t see your car rental agency listed here, just ask them if they offer a military discount at the time of booking; often, they do.