Military families live in a high-tech world and I’ll be the first to admit, I love it! Getting my hands on the latest technology isn’t always in my budget, but with military discounts from some of the best tech companies out there, bringing the latest tech gear home is a little easier with a little discount.
Here are 17 military discounts that military spouses and service members don’t want to miss when buying the latest tech products and services.
Military Discounts for 17 Tech Products, Services
Military Discounts on Computers
If you’re anything like me, you have a love/hate relationship with your computer. I’ve been known to completely wear out a laptop. By the time I’m done with it only half of the keys on the keyboard are even readable.
If you are in the market for a new computer (which for me, is pretty much all of the time), here’s where to go to score a great military discount on one.
- Dell offers a 10% military discount on selected computers and laptops. The discount can be redeemed through the AAFES Exchange website or by verifying your military affiliation through TroopID on the Dell website.(Bonus tip: Sign up for Dell Advantage rewards and you could earn 10% plus get free 2-day shipping!). Get the details here.
- Apple. Their discount varies by product, but in general it ranges from 5% to 15%. Military discounts are primarily offered on computers, iPads and iPhones. There may be an additional discount offered on a protection plan. You can get the details on Apple’s military discounts here.
- Lenovo offers up to 40% discounts on PCs, including ThinkPad.
- Microsoft has a 5% discount on PCs, tablets and accessories, plus a 10% discount on software. Get the details here. Service members can also save 30% on Office365.
- HP offers a 20% discount to service members as well as free shipping. Sign up here for more details.
Military Discounts on Cell Phone Services
I don’t go anywhere anymore without my cell phone. Do you even remember what life was like before we were connected 24/7?
Whatever you do, don’t pay full price for your cellular service.
Almost every major wireless provider offers a military discount.
Keep in mind that all cell phone service discounts require verification with a DD-214, military pay stub, and/or military ID card. Restrictions apply, so make sure you understand the fine print before agreeing to these military discounts.
- T-Mobile offers up to 15% off to active duty and veterans. Visit a T-Mobile retail store near you for the details.
- AT&T Service members and veterans get a 15% discount on qualified monthly services. A DD-214 or military ID card is required for verification. Get all the details here.
- MetroPCS has promotions throughout the year that target military spouses, veterans and service members. Visit your local MetroPCS store for more information about its discounts.
- Sprint Wireless. Service members and veterans receive a 15% discount on select rate plans. A verification form is required to qualify for this discount. Get the form here.
- Cricket Wireless offers a 15% discount to eligible military members and retirees. The discount is only available by visiting your local Cricket Wireless store.
- Verizon Wireless has a 15% off of monthly wireless service and a 25% discount on select accessories.
Military Discounts on Gadgets and Gizmos
What would technology be good for if we couldn’t occasionally use it to have fun or make our lives easier? Check out these military discounts from companies that fall into the categories of gadgets and gizmos.
- Gotenna. Gotenna can turn your smartphone into a GPS or text device, even if you don’t have a signal. They offer a 15% military discount with service affiliation verification. Get the details on any product listing on their site.
- iRobot. Thinking about getting a Roomba? Did you know iRobot offers a 15% military discount? Verification is required through ID.me. Get the details here.
- BestBuy. The discount varies by amount and location. Ask your local store manager if they offer a military discount.
- UnderArmor offers a 10% military discount on its fitness gadgets. Verification is required through ID.me. Get the details on their site.
- Dish For My RV extends exclusive offers for military members. Get the details here.
Military Discounts on Home Security Services
Since service members spend a lot of time away for deployments, field trainings or TDYs, making the investment in a good home security system and service just makes sense. Make your home a little safer thanks to these great military discounts.
- My Alarm Center offers a discount on the installation and reduced monthly monitoring fees for military service members. All the details are available on their site.
- ADT Home Security. USAA members can take advantage of a 10% discount on installation and monthly monitoring costs. You can find out more about this discount by clicking here.