Want a Busch Garden military discount?
SeaWorld Parks is once again offering its “Here’s to the Heroes” program the Busch Gardens Military Discount which provides a single day’s free admission to any one of the company's parks (Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Busch Gardens Tampa, SeaWorld, Adventure Island, Water Country USA, etc.) for the service member and up to three direct dependents.
Looking for more military discounts? Look below.
Several million members of the US and coalition armed forces and their families have take advantage of the free offer.
Any active duty, active reserve, ready reserve service member or National Guardsman is entitled is eligible for the program. Also included in the offer are members of foreign military forces serving in the coalitions in Iraq or Afghanistan or attached to American units in the U.S. for training.
To receive the Busch Garden military discount, simply register, either online at www.herosalute.com or in the entrance plaza of a participating park, and show a Department of Defense photo ID.
I've got to hand it to Busch Gardens: they really do honor the troops, and not just by providing a Busch Garden military discount. (Want to make it a double discount? Click here for Best Western Government & Military Discounts.) Check out the bridge that leads from the Italy to Germany section of the park. The bridge is lined with banners honoring the military, as well as letters from military members expressing their thanks to the park.
So, besides info on getting a Busch Garden military discount...what insider tips --like how to get discount tickets or the best day of the week to visit -- do you need to make your visit a blast? Click on these links to find out...
As you know, serving in the military doesn't exactly make you rich. It's a real financial sacrifice. So besides getting a Busch Gardens military discount, military families need to save every dollar they can on a family vacation getaway.
My site can help! Think of me as your professional bargain hunter for Virginia travel. Every week, you can find me researching the Web to find the latest discounts. For my latest finds, go to my Discount Tickets & Travel Deals page.
I decided to scour the net looking for other military discounts which may be of benefit to you. Here's what I found.
Blue Star Initiative let's you get into 1800 museums nationwide for free!
Military members and families, here's a thank you deal for you: From the end of May through the start of September every year, receive free admission at about 1800 science, history, and art museums nationwide through the Blue Star Initiative. Museums include Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg, the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton, and the James Monroe Museum in Fredericksburg.
Just bring your Geneva Conventions Common Access Card (CAC) for active duty military personnel or a DD Form 1173 for active duty military family members. The military ID holder can get up to 5 family members in free on one card.
For details and a list of participating museums in all 50 states and Washington, DC, go to www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
Virginia Attractions with Military Discounts
Virginia Air and Space Center - Active Military/NASA/Riverside Employees: $1 off general admission
Virginia Aquarium - Active military (but not their families or guests) get 10% off combination tickets (admission + IMAX® movie) with military ID.
Ocean Breeze Water Park -Military Adults and Children: $2 off general admission
Mariners Museum - Military Adults and Children: $1 off general admission
Nauticus- Active Military: $1 off general admission
Great Wolf Lodge - Military receive 10% off room rate
Chrysler Museum of Art- Now the museum is always free to all visitors!
More Military Discounts
Shadow Mountain Escape Discount - A unique vacation deal near Luray Caverns
Best Western Military Disounts - Click the link for the latest discounts
Car & Hotel discounts - http://www.valoans.com/discounts.cfm
Wyndham Resorts military discount -http://www.wyndham.com/specialoffers/programs/details/govt.wnt
Discounts for selling/renting your home - http://www.militarybyowner.com/
Get a 10% discount on your listing at this site which specializes in military homes for sale or rent.
Finding apartments/rentals which offer military housing discounts in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-adv/vm/rentals/Military_Govt_Discounts/Virginia_Military_Govt_Discounts/index.html
Airline & Travel discounts - http://www.militarytogo.com/
Florida Attractions military discount - http://www.wdwinfo.com/discounts/discounts-military.htm#current-discount
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Jul 20, 14 09:40 PM
After flying to 40 countries I thought I'd learned it all about air travel. But as I sat on the plane last night returning from a trip to the West coast I suddenly realized three things I'll do next time I fly.
1) Bring bleach wipes: Yep, I'd brought Wet Wipes to clean off my seat area, having learned long ago that airplane seat armrests, tray tables, and seat pockets are teeming with bacteria. But after all the funky germs we keep hearing about in the news (e.g., MRSA) and sitting there thinking how many people had probably touched that seat area since the last good scrubbing, I wish I'd brought bleach wipes. Next time.
2) Bring a little vial of "odor protector": Can't believe this has never happened to me before, but the guy next to me absolutely reeked of mold, having obviously left his clothes in the washing machine for a week. How'd you like to sit next to that for five hours? My sister-in-law likes to travel with a dab of peppermint oil or a little Vicks Vapor rub under her nose when she flies. Now I know why. So next time, I'm bringing a little vial of my favorite perfume as a little odor defense if I need it.
3) Fly Virgin: One word comes to mind after flying Virgin America for the first time. "Wow." Just "wow." They make flying fun again! Everything, from the music they play at check-in, to the friendly staff and flight attendants (who all seem to love their jobs compared to staff on other airlines who often seem basically fed-up and sometimes curt) to their hilarious and brilliant safety video, to the fact that my luggage was waiting for me in Baggage Check BEFORE I even got down there, they made me a Virgin believer!
Jul 01, 14 03:36 PM
Just four days left until July 4th-- do you have your fireworks show planned yet?
On my Fourth of July Fireworks page, I'll tell you about a number of festive ways to spend your Independence Day, including fireworks shows at Colonial Williamsburg, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Yorktown, Monticello, and more.
Jul 01, 14 02:51 PM