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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.

Plan your destination

Lodging is available at a wide variety of locations, across the U.S. and around the world. Explore your options — it’s a chance to travel somewhere new. Do your research when you decide to make sure the destination is available.

The following are examples of military lodging available around the globe:

Eligible travelers

Some military lodging facilities give priority to active-duty military members on orders, but not to leisure travelers. Rules vary by service branch and lodging facility, so check ahead.

The following people are eligible for military lodging:

  • Active-duty service members
  • Military family members
  • Military retirees
  • National Guard and reserve members
  • Department of Defense civilians

Military lodging tips

Especially during peak travel seasons, military lodging can fill up fast, so make your reservations early. Confirm with the destination regarding your eligibility based on your active-duty status and other designations.

Check out all of your exciting options. Visit Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation. See what Marine Corps Community Services has to offer. Explore Navy Gateway Inns and Suites and Air Force Services.

Use your Morale, Welfare and Recreation and installation resources to plan your getaway. Reach out to Military OneSource at any time for more destination ideas and ways to save on your travels. Call 800-342-9647. OCONUS/International? Click here for calling options.