As a well-known travel and travel booking company, Expedia is determined to provide excellent customer experiences, including deals and promotions for military personnel.
Expedia was launched in 1996 and is based in Seattle, Wa.
Its website and mobile app can be used to book:
During special times of the year, Expedia will offer military discounts. When these promotions are not being offered, Expedia’s sister site, Cheap Tickets, offers a military discount on a variety of travel options and accommodations.
Expedia Military Discounts & Promotions
In previous years, Expedia has offered promotions for military members and veterans throughout the year.
For example, in the past, the website provided special deals over Veteran’s Day as a way to honor our military members.
The promotions are typically exclusive to military members, including:
- Active Duty members
- National Guard members
- Reservists; and
As an example of a previous deal, eligible servicemembers were able to earn up to 30% more bonus points through Expedia’s loyalty program, as well as 10% off of hotel bookings.
When Expedia does not have specific military discount promotions available, its sister site, Cheap Tickets, offers up to 18% off all flights and hotel bookings.
In order to qualify for the Cheap Tickets discounts, you will need to enter your military ID information.
Who Is Eligible for Expedia Military Discounts and Promotions?
Active duty members, retirees, veterans, reservists, National Guard members, and their spouses and dependents are eligible for Expedia’s military discount promotions.
Each eligible individual is required to provide identification to take advantage of Expedia’s discounts. Proof of eligibility may include:
- Military ID cards
- Veteran ID cards or a veterans designation on a driver’s license
- Veterans ID card
- DD Form 214 or 215
- DD Form 1173 and a DD Form 2 — this is specifically for dependents of active duty, retirees, and eligible surviving dependents, as well as recipients of the Medal of Honor.
Does Expedia Offer Other Deals or Discounts?
Although you cannot combine military discounts with other deals and promotions, Expedia does offer several additional promotions, including:
- Deals of the day — keep an eye on Expedia’s website or app as they always have new promotions daily.
- Expedia Rewards — become an Expedia Rewards member, and you’ll earn two points per dollar every time you book a trip through Expedia. If you make your flight, hotel, or car reservations using the Expedia app instead of the website, you’ll earn even more points. As your points add up, you can use them to book trips, hotels, and more with Expedia.
- Last-minute deals — if you can plan last-minute trips, Expedia often offers deeply discounted trips, hotels, and more within two weeks of the travel date.