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Vacation Deals for Disney and More Available to Military Families

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Military members and their families are eligible for exclusive discounts on travel at a number of destinations across the U.S. and the world. For example, service members can book hotels, flights, cars, travel packages, cruises and more via American Forces Travel to receive up to 60% off at over 1.2 million participating hotels, as well as other military discounts. And there are some resorts that cater exclusively to military members and their families — including the Shades of Green Resort at Walt Disney World.

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Here's a look at some of the best travel deals available to military families.

Last updated: May 14, 2021

 

Seoul-South-Korea
Seoul-South-Korea

                            Dragon Hill Lodge in Seoul, Korea
Seoul's Dragon Hill Lodge is an Armed Forces Recreation Center resort, exclusively open to service members, their families and other authorized patrons of the Total Defense Force. The resort features American-style rooms, on-site restaurants and a fully-equipped wellness club.Standard rooms start at just $110 per night.Military Money: The Complete Guide on Benefits, Investing and More

Mandatory Credit: Photo by PHILIPP GUELLAND/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10774649a)A sign marks the US-Army-operated Edelweiss lodge and resort where a corona-positive group of guests stayed in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 12 September 2020.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by PHILIPP GUELLAND/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10774649a)A sign marks the US-Army-operated Edelweiss lodge and resort where a corona-positive group of guests stayed in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 12 September 2020.

                            Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany
Located in the Bavarian Alps, Edelweiss Lodge and Resort offers an idyllic European getaway exclusively for military members and their families. Whether you want to ski, snowboard or explore historic castles, there's something for everyone here.Standard room rates start at $105 per night, with dog-friendly rooms available for an additional $20 per night.See: The 10 Top Cities for Military Families, According to Experts

sunset in Waikiki Beach in Honolulu Hawaii
sunset in Waikiki Beach in Honolulu Hawaii

                            Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu
Military members looking for a beach paradise escape can head to the Hale Koa Hotel, which is also an Armed Forces Recreation Center resort. Located on Waikiki Beach, each room offers picturesque views and access to the hotel's newly designed pool complex.Standard rooms start at $139 per night.Helpful: 4 Ways Military Members and Their Families Can Achieve Financial Success 

Castle, Cinderella-Castle, Disney, HDR, Kingdom, Magic, Rose, Sunset, WDW, garden
Castle, Cinderella-Castle, Disney, HDR, Kingdom, Magic, Rose, Sunset, WDW, garden

                            Shades of Green Resort in Orlando, Florida
Military members are uniquely eligible to stay on the Walt Disney World property at the Shades of Green Resort — the only Armed Forces Recreation Center in the continental United States. Not only does the resort offer you easy access to the theme park, but it's also located between two PGA golf courses.Standard rooms start at $139 per night.Modern Money Etiquette: Who To Tip When You’re Traveling

Magic Kingdom Fireworks at Disney World in Orlando Florida
Magic Kingdom Fireworks at Disney World in Orlando Florida

                            Discounted Disney World Tickets
Whether or not you choose to stay at the Shades of Green Resort, military families can take advantage of discounted multiday tickets to the Disney World theme park. Current military promotional ticket prices are five-day Park Hopper tickets for $315 plus tax and four-day Park Hopper tickets for $296 plus tax.Americans Are Ready To Travel Again: Here’s How Much They Plan To Spend on Vacations This Year

Disney Caribbean cruise
Disney Caribbean cruise

                            Discounted Disney Cruises
Disney also offers military discounts on select Disney cruises. Currently, military members can book a three- or four-night Bahamian cruise for as low as $212 per person per night.Read: Why It’s Smart To Book Your Late 2021 Travel Now 

Summer Greece Santorini scenic view landscape punk flower border.
Summer Greece Santorini scenic view landscape punk flower border.

                            Armed Forces Vacation Club & Veterans Holidays
The Armed Forces Vacation Club is open to all eligible members of the U.S. military while Veterans Holidays is open to all eligible veterans. Club membership to both is free and gives military families access to seven-day R&R vacations, with prices starting at just $379 for a week-long getaway.The deal is currently available at hotels in a number of locations — both in the U.S. and abroad — including the Bahamas, Austria, Greece, Argentina and the Canary Islands.More From GOBankingRatesHousing Breaks That Are Available to Military Members and Their Families
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