Military & Student Discounts on Hotels
Save Money On Hotels When You Travel with Military & Student Discounts!
Planning a vacation? Visiting the in-laws? Need to book a hotel? As a service member, veteran, or military family member, you have access to many different military discounts on hotels. If you are a student, you might also be able to find a student discount on your next stay. Here is a list of military discounts and student discounts on hotels.
Best Western Hotels
Best Western gets its name from the first properties being west of the Mississippi River, but today, they have over 4,100 hotels worldwide.
Military Discount: They offer 10% off room rates with their military rate. You would show your military ID at check-in. For more info, please go here.
Student Discount: Best Western has Best Western Student Rewards which is a program specifically for college students and university staff. With this program, you can enjoy exclusive member rates and earn points towards free rooms and other rewards. You would sign up on the website. For more info, please go here.
At Hotels.com you can enter where and when you want to stay and find a better deal than you might otherwise find on a specific hotel website. You can get both a military discount and a student discount at Hotels.com.
Military Discount: For more info, please go here.
Student Discount: For more info, please go here.
Hilton was founded in 1919 when Conrad Hilton bought his first hotel in Cisco, TX.
Military Discount: They offer a 10% military discount on leisure stays as well as a discount to state, federal, and U.S. military employees at Homewood Suites, which is perfect for a PCS. You would show your military ID at check-in. For more info, please go here.
Student Discount: Through ID.me, you can get student discounts at Hilton All-Inclusive resorts. For more info, please go here.
HostelWorld is the biggest and best hostel booking platform in the world. They have over 17,000 hostels listed across over 170 countries worldwide. You can get an 8% student discount through Student Beans.
Military Discount: They do not currently have a military discount.
Student Discount: You can get an 8% student discount through Student Beans. For more info, please go here.
IHG stands for InterContinental Hotels and can be traced back to 1777 when William Bass established the Bass Brewery in Burton-Upon-Trent. IHG Hotels was created in 2003 focusing on hotels and drinks.
Military Discount: IHG Hotels offers a government rate. You would need to show your military ID or orders when checking in. For more info, please go here.
Student Discount: You can get a 15% student discount at IHG Hotels through Student Beans. You would need to verify your student status. For more info, please go here.
Marriot was founded in Washington D.C. in 1927. They started with a root beer stand and then a hotel. You can also find long-term housing for TDYs and PCSing at the Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites, and Marriott Executive apartments.
Military Discount: They offer discounted rates to active duty military and veterans. For more info, please go here.
Student Discount: They do not currently have a student discount.
Motel 6 was started in 1960 by two commercial real estate contractors in Southern California. They went on a road trip and were disappointed by the lack of affordable lodging along the way.
Military Discount: They offer 10% off at 1,400 locations to active and retired military. You would select military when you are checking out on the website. For more info, please go here.
Student Discount: You can get a 10% student discount with Studentrate. You would need to use a promo code to get the discount. For more info, please go here.
Wyndham Hotels was founded in 1981 in Dallas, TX, and was named after a friend.
Military Discount: They offer 20% off for members of the military and their families. For more info, please go here.
Student Discount: You can get a student discount with Studentrate and save up to 20% off the “Best Available Rate” at participating locations. You would book online with a link from Studentrate. For more info, please go here.
You can also always ask a hotel if they have a military or student discount beyond the ones listed here.
- Veteran Travel Discounts & Deals for Your Next Trip
- Veterans Travel Discounts from American Forces Travel
About the author
Julie Provost is a freelance writer, blogger, and owner of Soldier's Wife, Crazy Life, a support blog for military spouses. She lives in Tennessee with her National Guard husband and three boys.