Military Discounts in Texas
The Lone Star State is big on supporting active service members and veterans of the armed forces. Texas’s motto of “friendship” always extends to the military when it comes to honoring the service and sacrifices of members and their families. They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and the discounts you’ll receive as a member of the military are no exception. From amusement parks to zoos and more, check out these military discounts in Texas on your next trip!
Chill in the heated pools with a drink or ride thrilling waterslides, dropping from terrifying heights. You’ll hear squeals of delight with every twist and turn. With free parking, free inner tubes, and the OK to bring your picnic lunch, Schlitterbahn is an affordable family destination in Texas. The water park offers discounts for military personnel to make your savings even greater. Military members of all ages pay child rates on Sundays. Season passes are also available at an $18 discount and are an incredible value for hometown visitors. Passes are available at local base ticket offices. As a bonus, military members get in free and dependents and spouses are 50% off during American Heroes Week, Monday, May 29 through Sunday, June 4, 2017. Take advantage of Schlitterbahn’s military appreciation and discounts at a fun park for the whole family!
Ride the Rico Loco down the crazy river with your family. Take the Journey to Atlantis on a water roller coaster that gives you a 360-degree panoramic view of the park. Discover the “acrobats of the sea” in an educational show featuring the Pacific white-sided dolphins. Waves of Honor offers a once-a-year free admission is for all and women of the U.S. armed forces including active duty military, reserve soldiers, airmen, Marines, sailors and Coast Guardsmen. Admission is also complimentary for up to three dependents. Register for tickets online. Sea World is a perfect place for your family to visit. . .for free!
The Houston Zoo features experiences like a Giraffe Feeding Platform (you can feed them lettuce leaves right from your hand), natural encounters with such favorites as sloths and meerkats, and so many more breathtaking exhibits! Military members and their families (up to 2 adults and 3 dependent children) receive 50% off admission with a military ID. Members of the armed forces may also take advantage of 10% off zoo memberships.
San Antonio Sports Teams
Get military discounts for your favorite San Antonio sports teams. Discounts are available online through the USAA for up to 40% on select game nights. Discounts may apply to the San Antonio Spurs (National Basketball Association), Rampage (American Hockey League), SAFC (United Soccer League), and the Stars (Women’s National Basketball Association). Through the same site, you may also receive discounts on concerts and special events. Current and past discounts include tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters and River City Rockfest featuring Def Leppard.
The Jumbo State is big on discounts, military appreciation, and family fun. These military discounts in Texas are perfect for local residents or visitors far and wide. You won’t think twice about enjoying your time in Texas!
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Laura Prater is a long time Army wife, her husband just retired after 20 years Active Duty this past July. She, her husband, and family are still very active in the military community. Laura is an area volunteer for National Military Family Association and also contributes occasionally to MilitaryOneClick as part of their Blogger Brigade. In addition to all this Laura is a homeschool mom to their three boys. You can find Laura sharing her favorite recipes and chatting about faith, family, all things homemaking, and homeschool over at her other website www.awefilledhomemaker.com