Military Appreciation Month on I-Drive

Thursday, May 20, 2021
May is Military Appreciation Month, making it the perfect time to give you a rundown of some of the popular I-Drive destinations that offer military discounts all year long.
If you’ll be visiting I-Drive and are military, be sure to head to these spots to take advantage of exclusive savings during your stay!
Universal Orlando
If you’re hoping to visit Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Island of Adventure, or Universal’s Volcano Bay, Universal Orlando has you covered!
They currently offer a 2021 Military Freedom Pass Promotional Ticket, once purchased it can be used at any time throughout the year, with no blackout dates. You can choose between a two park or three park option, and can purchase up to six promotional tickets, each starting at $199.99. This pass offer is open to active and retired military, their spouse, and Department of Defense civilians.
You can purchase this promotional ticket exclusively through your authorized military ticket and travel office. Simply bring your military ID with you to the park when you’re ready to use it, and they will activate the ticket for you at the front gate.
If you’re looking to stay in Orlando during your visit, Universal Orlando also offers a variety of vacation offers specially for military personnel, like their Military Create Your Own Vacation package, starting at $89.99, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Exclusive Vacation Package. You can learn more about these packages and where you can purchase them here.
SeaWorld Orlando
Through their Waves of Honor program, SeaWorld salutes those who serve with discounts for active duty military members, and veterans
All U.S active-duty military and drilling reservists, including Guardsmen, are eligible for one complimentary admission to SeaWorld Orlando, plus as many three direct dependents, annually! Just be sure to bring your military ID with you to the front gate.
If you’re a retired military personnel, you can enjoy 50% off a single day ticket for yourself, and three other guests. Learn more here.
Fun Spot America
If you’re headed to Fun Spot America and plan to purchase an all-access ticket to enjoy all of their rides, from family classics to coasters, and more; be sure to ask about their military discount and provide them with your ID to save $11 on your single day ticket!
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The weirdest place on I-Drive allows you to enjoy a day of relishing at relics, rare treasures, and artifacts in their 16 exhibits and galleries that pay tribute to everything odd, bizarre, and unbelievable; and military members can discover that the truth is indeed stranger than fiction for 25% off! Details
The Wheel at ICON Park
Take to the sky on Orlando’s famous observation wheel at ICON Park, where you’ll be able to see Orlando like never before, from 400 ft up. Top off the experience with 25% off for active and retired military personnel! Details 
Grab a bite
While you’re here, you’ll probably work up quite an appetite, and luckily, there are a couple of restaurants on I-Drive that offer appetizing military discounts.
Take a step into an artist’s loft in Barcelona, Spain, where a party is always in progress! This all appetizer, multi-cultural eatery is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink and enjoy some drool-worthy shareables. Entertainment is unpredictable and happens sporadically throughout the night, so sit back, relax, and enjoy a truly unique dining experience in the heart of Orlando for 15% off your entire bill when you present your military ID. Details 
Mia’s Italian Cuisine
If you’re looking for some hearty, homie, Italian cuisine, Mia’s is it! Inspired by the owner’s grandmother from Naples, Italy; their menu items are each inspired by simple and raw ingredients. Whether you’re digging into a plate of their house-made pasta, taking a bite out of one of their Italian sandwiches, snacking on a charcuterie board, or indulging in one of their popular square pizzas, we’re sure you’ll be able to taste the difference. When you present your military ID, they’ll give you 10% off all food and beverage, as their way of saying thank you for your service. Details
Call it a night!
After a long day of hitting the parks and enjoying all that International Drive has to offer, head back to your ‘home away from home’ for a comfortable stay, right in the center of the action, at one of these I-Drive hotels that offer military discounts!
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Hampton Inn Orlando - Convention Center located at 8900 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819 offers both active and retired military 15% off of their best available rates. Details
Hilton Orlando located at 6001 Destination Parkway Orlando, FL 32819 wants to make sure that your next stay is as stress-free as possible. Enjoy 25% off your next leisure stay, including early check-in and late-check-out depending on hotel availability. They also offer flexible cancellation with no penalty and a waived early departure fee. They know that your time is valuable, and they want to make sure they can help you enjoy it to the fullest. See the details, and when you book be sure to ask for all of their military and frontline medical professional discount offers.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando located at 8250 Jamaican Court Orlando, FL 32819 offers 15% off of their best available rate for active and retired military. Details 
Be sure to see a full list of hotels in Orlando that offer military discounts here
May might be Military Appreciation Month, but here in Orlando, we appreciate those who have served all year long. Next time you come to visit Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood be sure you take advantage of these exclusive military savings, as our way of saying thank you for your service.