Podcast

Avoiding Vacation Scams

In this podcast you’ll learn how to tell when a travel deal is too good to be true, and where to look for legitimate vacation bargains.Avoiding Vacation Scams. …
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Vacation With Military Lodging

As a service member, your military benefits entitle you and your family to stay at military lodging around the world. From cottages at the beach to cabins in the mountains, there are plenty of affordable destinations for a great trip. With a little planning, a family vacation is in your sights at an affordable price.

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Vacation First Class Using Military Lodging

You’ve worked hard and it’s time to enjoy a little R&R. Military families are eligible to use military lodging around the world, ranging from cottages on the beach to world-class resorts or recreational lodging facilities.

Article

Get Military Discounts on Vacations Through American Forces Travel℠

There’s a new online leisure travel booking website created for members of the U.S. military community: American Forces Travel. American Forces Travel is designed to be a one-stop travel booking site. A joint service initiative, it offers military discounts and helps fund other current and future MWR programs.

Essentials

Recreational Lodging – The Essentials

As a service member, your military benefits entitle you and your family to stay at military lodging around the world. From cottages at the beach and cabins in the mountains to world-class resorts, there are plenty of affordable destinations for a great trip.

Podcast

Space-A Travel

If you’re willing to put flexibility on your packing list, then space-A travel may be a perfect choice for your next trip. Find out if you have what it takes to travel space-A, and check flight availability as you plan your next vacation.
Article

Information, Tickets and Travel: Your Key to Fun

Whether you want to take in a socially distanced ball game, spend a day at local attractions or plan a vacation, your local Information, Tickets and Travel office is your key to great deals on recreation and leisure travel.

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Family Life – Benefits

If you’re looking for discounted travel, entertainment and recreation opportunities, consider taking advantage of your military discounts. Your military ID is your ticket to military resorts, discount flights, vacation packages, and more. …
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Enjoying National Parks as a Military Family

There’s something for almost everyone in our national parks. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a sit-and-watch-the-world-roll-by kind of person, there’s a national park vacation right for you.

Article

How to Keep Your Civilian Boss on Your Side

Don't take your employer's support for granted. Keep your boss informed about what you do in the military and when you do it. Let your boss know the vital mission that is supported by your participation in the National Guard or reserve.

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MilTax: Tax Services for the Military

MilTax preparation and e-filing software is available mid-January through mid-October. Powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, it’s designed to address situations specific to the military. This easy-to-use, self-paced tax software walks you through a series of questions to help you complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100% accurate – guaranteed by the software provider.

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Tickets & Tours – The Essentials

Whether you want to take your family to a ball game, spend a day at the museum or plan a full vacation with travel and lodging, your local Information, Tickets and Travel office provides one-stop shopping for savings on special events, area attractions, hotel reservations and cruise bookings.

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Travel – Resources

One of the benefits of military life is the unique experience to travel and explore the world. Service members may benefit from numerous resources that assist them in their travels and expeditions. Here is a sampling of services. The. …
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Avoid Travel Stress and Save Money With a Staycation

Planning a “staycation” provides a relaxing time off work spent discovering your local area and doing the fun things you like to do while avoiding the time, hassle and expense of travel.

10 Reasons Why the Military Is a Great Career Choice

When your loved one decides to join the military, they’re taking an important step toward a great career path. As a parent, relative or significant other of someone who has joined the military – or is considering doing so – rest assured that there are many career and personal opportunities available to them.

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Travel Planning – The Essentials

Service members and their families can use Space-Available (Space-A) flights to travel. Though sometimes unpredictable, military flights are perfect for families with flexible plans and limited travel budgets. You can sign up for a Space-A flight through a military terminal up to 60 days in advance.