Walt Disney World 2021 Military Salute Tickets, Resort, and Disney Cruise Discounts

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Every year Disney releases Military Salute tickets that offer a discount to U. S. military personnel, and their families, to thank them for their continued service. The program has been in place since 2009 and has given many families the opportunity to visit the parks with a substantial discount.New 2021ticket rates and hotel savings have been announced and this article will explain who qualifies, what the discount is, where you can get your tickets, and how you can purchase your packages.

 

 

Are you eligible for Disney’s Military Salute?

Here is the list of who is eligible for this discount, as set by the DoD and Disney:

Current military members:

  • Active
  • Reserve
  • National Guard
  • Coast Guard
  • Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS)
  • Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Retired military members:

  • Active
  • Reserve
  • National Guard
  • Coast Guard
  • Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS)
  • Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

100% Service Connected Disabled with the DAVPRM code on their military-issued ID.

Spouses in place of the member (not Civil Service or Contractor). Note the Disney Armed Forces Salute benefit is member-only. While spouses may use their member’s benefit, they are not entitled to a benefit of their own. They only use the discounts in place of the member. Non-spouse dependents (kids) are not eligible.

Unmarried Widows(that have not been remarried) are entitled to their departed spouse’s discounts (not Civil Service or Contractor).

Foreign partners/Coalition partners stationed at a US base are eligible. They must have a permanent US Military issued ID (CAC card with blue stripe).

These tickets can be purchased at Shades of Green, your local Base Ticket Office, or Disney Theme Park ticket booths (Sales tax will be added at Disney World ticket booths).

Military Salute Ticket Offers:

5-Day Military Promotional Tickets
Purchase now through December 17, 2021

  • With the Park Hopper Option: $315 plus tax
  • With the Park Hopper Plus Option (for travel beginning March 7, 2021): $345 plus tax

4-Day Military Promotional Tickets
Purchase now through December 17, 2021

  • With the Park Hopper Option: $296 plus tax
  • With the Park Hopper Plus Option (for travel beginning March 7, 2021): $326 plus tax

Receive admission for 4 or 5 days when you visit during the period from February 15, 2021 through December 17, 2021. Both a theme park reservation via the Disney Park Pass system and valid theme park ticket for the same park on the same date are required for each person in your party ages 3 and up. Reservations are limited and subject to availability.

View the park reservation availability calendar.

You can also purchase the Memory Maker product for a special price of $98 through December 17, 2021.

Terms and Conditions:

Notwithstanding any other offers of the Disney Military Promotional Ticket, no more than six (6) Military Promotional Tickets may be purchased and (if applicable) activated by any Eligible Service Member or spouse during the period of December 19, 2020 through December 31, 2021 (e.g., Eligible Service Members or spouses who purchase six (6) Disney Military Promotional Tickets during the period of December 19, 2020 through February 14, 2021 will not be eligible for any other offers of the Disney Military Promotional Tickets in 2021).

Notwithstanding any other offers of a specially priced Memory Maker product for Eligible Service Members and their spouses, no more than two (2) Memory Maker products may be purchased at the special price by any Eligible Service Member or spouse during the period of December 19, 2020 through December 31, 2021 (e.g., Eligible Service Members or spouses who purchase two (2) Memory Maker products at the special price during the period of December 19, 2020 through February 14, 2021 will not be eligible for any other offers of a specially priced Memory Maker product for Eligible Service Members and their spouses in 2021).

Disney Resort Hotel Promotions:

The Disney Armed Forces Salute offers Disney resort rooms at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland at a great discount. Qualified individuals (see above) may book up to a maximum of 3 rooms at Walt Disney World Resort and 2 rooms with up to 5 people in each at the Disneyland Resort(when they re-open). All rooms must be in the same resort and check in on the same day. The member or spouse must occupy one of the rooms.

This discount may be used as many times as you’d like during the offer period and may be used at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. There are Blockout dates during which Disney does not offer these discounts so you should book through a Travel Advisor to make sure you have your rooms booked as soon as possible.

*Please note, the discount amount, number of rooms, and room types at these rates are limited so you might have to be flexible (dates, resort, room type) in order to get the discount.

Details:

The 2021 offer runs January 1, 2021 through December 17, 2021 when booked by December 17, 2021.

Book Through
December 17, 2021

Valid Travel Dates
Most nights January 1, 2021 through December 17, 2021

Length of Stay Requirements

  • Minimum – 1 night
  • Maximum – 14 nights

Eligibility (see complete eligibility above)

Terms and Conditions:

  • The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited.
  • Length of stay requirements may apply.
  • Valid Military ID will be required upon check-in and military member (or spouse) must stay in the room.
  • This offer is for active or retired U.S. military personnel (including active or retired members of the National Guard, Reservists, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS), and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Spouses of military service members and PHS and NOAA Commissioned Corps members also qualify if they are able to present valid and active U.S. military IDs in the absence of active or retired military personnel or Commissioned Corps members.
  • May not be combined with any other discount or promotion.
  • Additional per-adult charges may apply if there are more than two adults per room.
  • Advance reservations required.
  • Offer excludes the following Disney Resort hotels: The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Disney’s Riviera Resort.
  • Offer excludes the following room types: 3-bedroom villas, suites in Moderate and Deluxe Resort hotels, campsites, Cabins at Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, The Little Mermaid Standard Rooms at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.
  • Valid admission and a park reservation are required to enjoy theme parks and special events and are not included in this offer.

 

U.S. Military Personnel Disney Cruise Line Rates

U.S. Military Personnel can experience a magical Disney cruise vacation for less on select dates. Cast off on an unforgettable adventure for the entire family and take advantage of special savings – available for a limited time only.

*To book contact your Key to the World Travel Advisor

3 Night Bahamian Cruise From Port Canaveral

4 Night Bahamian Cruise From Port Canaveral

Military Rates

Special Military rates are available to all active duty and retired U.S. military personnel (or their spouse*), including U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, U.S Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve and U.S. Department of Defense personnel. Active and retired members (or spouse) of the U.S. military must provide valid identification at time of check-in. This offer is limited to a maximum of 1 stateroom per military member (or spouse), per sailing. Activated members (or spouse) of the U.S. National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve must also show active duty orders (active duty papers must be dated as of January 1st of the previous year to qualify).

*Active duty or retired military personnel and 100% permanently disabled veterans do not have to travel as long as their spouse has a valid military ID.

Are you considering a trip? This is a great time to plan your perfect vacation! Having a travel advisor means someone there to have your back in any occurrence. There is no additional cost to you and you have peace of mind knowing that your vacation is in good hands. Contact our friends at Key to the World Travel® for a free, no-obligation quote for your next trip. Click here.

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