More Discounts for Government Workers

These are some available discounts to government workers from various major companies.

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It seems that everywhere you look there are more and more retailers offering up all kinds of great discounts for Government workers. These discounts are not just for Federal, state, and local Government employees, but also for the men and women of the United States Armed Forces.

The deals and discounts that are offered may be a way for retailers to say thank you to all the Government workers for their dedication and it may just be a ploy to gain more business. Whatever the case may be, Government workers can and should take full advantage.

Discounts for Federal Employees

Here are even more Government worker discounts that are available today:

Group Health Eye Care

Group Health Eye Care offers a 20% discount for those looking for eyeglasses and a one-time 20% discount for contacts and contact reorders. This is for Government employees, military and their dependants, and even covers retirees. Best of all, there is no Group Health membership required in order to take advantage of the offer.


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T-Mobile offers a 15% discount to all Government employees. This discount can be used for new or existing customers as long as long as you are willing to commit to their contract requirements and you qualify. Learn more at or by calling 866-464-8662 if you are a new customer or 877-453-8824 if you are an existing customer.

GOV Vacation Rewards

GOV Vacation Rewards is a website that is designed to help all Government employees, including those in the military, find huge discounts on everything that has to do with travel. Form cruises to hotels and everything in between, Government workers get a discount when using their service. Additionally, GOV Vacation Rewards gives members bonus rewards just for using their service.

Better World Club

Better World Club is an environmentally friendly roadside assistance service. They offer all Government employees a 10% discount on any new membership allowing them to be green and save some green as well.

Marriott Hotels

Marriott is the number one hotel lodging provider to the US Government.  They have rate qualification guidelines which complies with the GSA per diem rates and provide increased availability.  Check their guidelines to see qualification for their Federal, State, and Local Government rates.

Best Western

Best Western offers discounts to all Government employees as well as active military. Those taking advantage of their special savings can still get reward points, if enrolled in their Reward Program, to use towards future visits.

Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels offers special discounted rates for all Government workers and military personnel. These special rates are good for over 2,700 properties that are all part of the Choice family including Comfort Inn, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Quality Inn, Roadway Inn, Comfort Suites, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Ascend, and Suburban.

La Quinta Inns and Suites

While not at all La Quinta Inns and Resorts, there are a good number across the United States that will offer special rates to Government employees and military personnel.

Thrifty Car Rentals

Thrifty Car Rentals offers all Government employees special rates on all sizes of vehicles. These special rates are not only available here in the United States, but abroad as well.

Dollar Car Rentals

Dollar Car Rentals offers discounts to Government employees both when traveling for business and pleasure.  Even once you retire from government work, Dollar still gives you the discounted rate. The following classes are included: Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Full Size, Luxury, SUV, and Minivans.

There are many other places that will offer special prices and discounts to Government workers and those who are serving in the military. These discounts and specials are only a few of the many, but they represent a sampling of the huge world of savings that awaits Government workers.

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Jason Kay is a professional resume writer and regular contributor to, a professional federal resume service and repository of sample KSA statements.