New FREE VetRewards Cards offer discounts for US active duty Military, Veterans, National Guard and Reserve, and their families, for shopping, hotels and sports and entertainment attractions. The discount card from Veterans Advantage is valid during NYC Veterans Week, November 7 to 14, and nationally for the entire month of November. The discounts apply to shopping, hotels, airlines, rental cars and even cellphone services in New York City, the Tri-State area and nationally. Participating companies have a NYC location, including Verizon Wireless, Apple, United Airlines, Amtrak, Greyhound, Footlocker, Ford, all Choice Hotel brands, all major car rental companies, including Avis/Budget, Target, plus savings and discounts at NYC entertainment and sports venues. Click here to apply for the VetRewards card, so you have it in hand and ready to use during Veterans Week NYC 2012, which also is the first-ever comprehensive week of events dedicated to honoring our nation’s veterans and active duty military personnel.
The free VetRewards Cards are made possible in part by presenting sponsor GE, Citi, Foot Locker, Tudor Investments, HBO, Avis/Budget Group and the City University of New York (CUNY). Citi and CUNY are dedicating their efforts to make free VetRewards Cards available to student veterans at colleges and universities in and around New York City. These sponsors join the USO, Google, the United War Veterans Council, the Bob Woodruff Foundation, Wounded Warrior Project, and 1800flowers in support of Veterans Week NYC 2012.
Veterans Advantage, established more than a decade ago by a group of highly-decorated U.S. Military Veterans, is the nation’s leading card benefits program dedicated to “Giving Back to All Who Serve.” The program’s mission is to deliver respect, recognition, and rewards for U.S. Active Duty, Military Veterans, Retired Military, Active and Retired National Guard & Reservists, and their family members, who have served in all branches and periods of service with a benefits package that includes a personalized ID card to access savings and printed Benefits Directory. Veterans Advantage’s “Free Bonus with Membership” includes $55,000 of Travel & Accident Insurance Coverage, Travel Planning and VIP Concierge Services from Chartis, and a personal financial planning and advice hotline package.