Military discounts and deals
"Memorial Day is about honoring the military," and a lot of retailers offer special deals for active and retired career military as well as honorably discharged veterans, Perez says.
Look for free gift cards and discounts off your purchase from retailers, and free food and drinks or price cuts on meals at restaurants and fast food joints, she says.
In some cases, special prices are for service members as well as their families, she says. While some stores and restaurants limit special offers specifically to Memorial Day, others extend them through the weekend, Perez says.
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