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2014 Veterans Day Freebies & Deals

Veterans Day is fast approaching and there are loads of freebies and deals for veterans and military personnel to enjoy! Find everything from free meals to a free car wash.

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Veterans Day is approaching soon! On Tuesday, November 11th, veterans and active duty military can feel even more appreciated for the sacrifices they’ve made to serve our country with loads of freebies from restaurants and other businesses. Enjoy everything from free meals to a free car wash.

Make sure to bring valid proof of service as most places will request it for the discounts and specials to apply. Since promotions vary by location, it’s also a good idea to call the location nearest you before heading out to verify they are participating.

  • 7-Eleven: Veterans, active members of the US military and their immediate families can enjoy a free small Slurpee drink on Veterans Day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Applebee’s: Veterans and Active Duty Military can enjoy a free Signature Entrée from its Veterans Days menu on November 11th. The menu includes dishes like The American Standard All-In Burger, Three-Cheese Chicken Penne, Double Crunch Shrimp, 7 oz. House Sirloin and more.
  • Carraba’s: Enjoy a free appetizer of your choice with military ID or proof of service.
  • Chili’s: Those who have served and active military veterans may choose a free meal on Veterans Day. Choose any lunch combo during lunch hours, or between 7 meals during the dinner hour.
  • Denny’s: Veterans and active, non-active and retired military personnel can come by between 5 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Veterans Day to enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam.
  • Free Car Wash: Head over to Grace for Veterans for a full list of participating locations to enjoy a free car wash on Veterans Day.
  • Friendly’s: Veterans and those with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card can enjoy a free breakfast, lunch or dinner on Veterans Day. Choose from their Big-Two-Do’s breakfast options or the All American Burger with fries and a beverage for lunch or dinner.
  • National Parks: Enjoy free admission to national parks on Veterans Day!
  • On The Border: All veterans and active duty military receive free OTB’s “Create Your Own Combo menu” on Veterans Day.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Veterans and active duty military get a free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage free on Veterans Day. When dining Nov. 12 to Dec. 31, 2014, receive 15% off your purchase.
  • Red Lobster: Veterans and those with military ID may choose from a select list of appetizers to enjoy for free on Monday, November 10th – Thursday, November 13th.
  • Starbucks: Call locations beforehand to see if they’re participating in offering active duty military, veterans, and their spouses a free tall brewed coffee on November 11th.
  • Island Park Car Wash: Veterans can enjoy a free full service car wash on Tuesday, November 11th. Located at 4576 Austin Blvd, Island Park, NY 11558.

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