Apple Military DiscountUpdated: November 9, 2022
Veterans, active-duty, National Guard and reserve service members and their dependents can access Apple’s veterans and military purchase program. Individual retailers and cellular service providers may provide greater discounts, however.
Apple Military Program Details
The Apple military discount is 10% on most products. Military members and veterans can access the discount through Apple’s dedicated veterans and military online store, in partnership with Veterans Advantage. Visit your nearest Apple store or kiosk, or contact Apple at 1-800-692-7753 if you need help ordering.
The Apple Veterans and Military Purchase Program is for personal use only. Eligible service members can purchase a limited number of Apple products, systems, devices and plans through the program. To take part, you will need to verify your military service through ID.me.
Other Places to Find Apple Deals
You can often find deals from other Apple-authorized resellers, including:
Amazon has become one of the most convenient ways to shop for products online, with Amazon Prime being one of the best-value deals around. However, there is a cost to this convenience. Amazon often sells Apple products at full MSRP with few discounts. Additionally, Amazon does not offer a military discount.
Purchasing Apple products on Amazon still carries some benefit, including product range, shipping speed and streamlined carrier plan options. You can also earn 5% cash back on all Amazon purchases if you have if you have Amazon Prime and the Amazon Rewards Visa Signature Card.
Best Buy is an authorized Apple reseller and service provider – Geek Squad agents are Apple-trained, so you know you can trust them with your devices.
Best Buy’s electronics store frequrently offers sales and discounts on popular Apple products such as Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and Apple Accessories. However, Best Buy does not have a formal military discount program, though individual stores may have their own policies. When in doubt, ask!
Even without a military discount, Best Buy’s curbside pickup, free next-day delivery and in-store shopping make the retailer a great place to score discounts on Apple products.
Best Discounts and Deals on Apple iPhone and Devices
While you can save 10% on purchases made directly on Apple’s website through their military discount program, you can often score a better deal on new and used iPhones through promotional offers at Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless and other carriers. Military service members and veterans can double up on savings by combining discounts on the phone purchase itself, and by saving on the monthly service fee through the carriers military discount program.
Here are some of the best iPhone deals you can get right now from carriers and retailers, plus the monthly service discount, where applicable.
Verizon has multiple iPhone deals for new and existing customers, plus they offer one of the best military discounts around on all of their unlimited plans, with savings of up to $25 per month. Take your savings even further when you bundle internet service with Verizon Fios, which offers up to $15 per month off the regular price of their most popular internet service plans. Here are some of Verizon’s best iPhone deals right now:
- iPhone 13: Trade-in your old phone and open a new unlimited data plan to get $800 off a new iPhone 13, plus get an extra $200 credit if you are switching from a competing carrier
- iPhone 13 mini: Get the iPhone 13 mini for free (no trade-in required!) and any unlimited plan
- iPhone SE 5G: New and existing customers can get the iPhone SE 5G for free, with no trade-in required, plus up to 50% off SE 5G cases
- Apple Watch Series 7: Trade in your current smart watch and get $180 off the Apple Watch Series 7
- Verizon Military Discount: Save up to $25 per month on all Verizon unlimited data plans
Like Verizon, AT&T offers multiple ways to save on iPhones and other Apple accessories for both new and existing customers. In addition to saving on Apple devices, AT&T is proud to offer military, veterans and their familes 25% off all wireless plans through their military discount program. As an added bonus, all of these plans include AT&T ActiveArmor mobile security – a free app with public wi-fi protection, identity monitoring, spam call blocking and more.
Here are some of the best iPhone deals at AT&T right now:
- iPhone 13: New and existing customers can get up to $700 off any iPhone 13 purchase with eligible trade-in
- iPhone 13 mini: Get the iPhone 13 mini for $0 after up to $700 in credits (requires installment agreement)
- Apple Watch: Buy an Apple Watch and get one to gift for free
- AT&T Mobility Military Discount: Save 25% on AT&T unlimited plans
- iPhone 13: Get up to $800 off with trade-in and new service line
- iPhone 13: Existing customers get up to $400 off with trade-in (no new service line required)
- iPhone 13 bundle: Buy one iPhone 13 series device and get up to $700 off a second device
- iPhone SE: Get the most affordable iPhone with 5G for only $30
- T-Mobile Military Discount: Up to 50% off Magenta Military and Magenta MAX Military plans (price varries by number of lines – see chart for full breakdown)
Cricket Wireless is somewhat unknown in the wireless industry, despite having been founded over 20 years ago. While Cricket does offer deals and discounts on Apple products, they do not have a formal military discount program. Instead, they offer a military phone plan that enables you to suspend your phone number when you’re called into active military duty. Still, Cricket Wireless is one of the cheapest wireless providers, with lower service costs than other providers, even when you factor in military discounts.
Here are some of the best iPhone deals at Cricket Wireless right now:
- iPhone SE 2nd Gen: Get the iPhone SE 2nd Gen for as little as $0 (normally $349)
- iPhone 13: Get the iPhone 13 for as low as $829.99
Apple Military Discount FAQs
What Can You Save On?
You can save on Apple products such as the Apple TV, iWatch, iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini and Mac Pro, as well as on accessories like Apple Watch bands and iPhone cases. You can also receive a discount on the Apple Care Protection Plan when you purchase it at the same time. The discount varies but is typically 10%.
Unfortunately, you won’t be able to pay with Apple card monthly installments through Apple’s veterans and military store.
I Have More Questions
Contact Apple at 1-800-692-7753. You can also use the chat now feature on the website.
Where Do I Get the Apple Discount?
Visit the dedicated veterans and military store on the Apple website.
What Other Discounts Does Apple Offer?
Apple offers an education discount for current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff and homeschool teachers. Many products are discounted, including the iPhone, Apple Watch and Apple TV.
More Electronic and Phone Military Discounts
Dell offers military discounts to active duty military, veterans, and their family members. You can receive 10% off personal computers and electronics once you verify your military or veteran status.
Visit the Dell Military Discount store to start the process. Once there, you will need to either email the North American Sales Team at [email protected] using your .mil email address, or contact their team directly at 1-866-871-9875. Dell for Military offers exclusive deals, rewards, a best price guarantee and easy financing.
Acer offers a military discount program through a partnership with Veterans Advantage. The discount is for 10% off on several of Acer’s top technology products.
Hewlett-Packard (HP)’s Frontline Heroes store offers a program of up to 40% off computers and other special promotions. You’ll also receive free shipping. You’ll have to register and verify your military service through ID.me.
Lenovo’s first responder discount will save you 7% sitewide and you’ll receive free shipping with ID.me verification.
While not a military specific benefit, Origin PC does offer an exclusive upgrade to your custom PC order in the form of a free bonus item. Choose from a free Corsair Void Elite headset, Corsair K55 Pro gaming keyboard, or a Corsair M65 Pro mouse. Additionally, Origin offers several bundle and save packages when purchasing a new PC + gaming monitor. Packages include up to $200 in savings, or 20% off a full accessories bundle. For those looking at buying a new gaming computer, or to just upgrade their current rig, Origin is one of the best options on the market.
Receive discounts of up to 30% off on electronic products through Samsung’s Military Offers Program with verification through ID.me.