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Military Discounts for Military Families for PCS and Moving

If you have a move in your future, you know you will have to spend some money. Not all military families move because of PCS orders. Some move due to changes in family size or other issues and must relocate at their own expense.

Why not use some military moving discounts to help you save a little during your move?

If you are moving and aren’t on PCS orders, you’ll likely be paying for the moving van and other moving services. Some feature military discounts for moving companies and packing and storage options. Every little bit of savings will help.

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Storage, Shipping, and Moving Companies with Military Discounts

Here are some storage and moving companies with military discounts to help you save a little money.


Save up to 61%

You can use UShip to price, book, and ship everything you might need to be moved to a new place, including cars, freight, and furniture. They have partnered with ID.me to offer access to exclusive discounts and promotions for active duty, retirees, veterans, and military spouses. You can save on moving and relocation services with special discounted listings and no transaction fees.  This is offered through ID.me.

U-Pack Military Discount

Up to $100 off

With U-Pack, you pack and load a moving trailer or container, and they do the driving. They can help you with your do-it-yourself move and all the planning at comparable rates. U-Pack provides discounts for both active-duty military and veterans.  Active duty military can receive $100 off, while veterans can receive $50 off.

Promo code(s): DITY10 (for active duty military), MIL50 (for veterans)


Up to 25% off

With PODS, they will deliver an empty container, then you pack it up, and they will then deliver it to your new location. They can also store the PODS if need be, which is handy if you can’t take everything you want with you where you move but know you will want your things later.  They offer up to a 25% military discount for active duty, retired, and veteran members of the US Forces.

Promo code: serv10


SmartBox containers can be used to pack up your items, then they will come and pick up the container, and either move it or store it for you. They offer $20 off your order if you are active duty which can be used towards storage and moving services. The amount of the SmartBox military discount is not disclosed on the official site at press time, ask a representative for more information.

Promo code(s): miloff20

Penske Rental

15% off

With Penske Truck Rental you can rent a truck to move yourself. Penske offers a 15% discount with a military or veteran id. They have a dedicated call center to assist active duty and veterans as well as their family with do-it-yourself moves.  You will need to provide a military ID or proof of veteran status when you pick up the truck.

Promo code(s): MILITARY

Budget Truck Rental

20% off

Budget Truck Rental will allow you to rent a moving truck and will give you a 20% military discount if you are traveling with orders.

Promo code(s): USMIO

Oz Moving and Storage

Up to 10%, free moving boxes

Oz Moving and Storage is available when you are moving within the NY or NJ areas, within California, or when making a cross-country trip. They offer moving discounts for active duty members as well as veteran discounts to retired and non-active members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Space Force, as well as the National Guard and Reserve.

The discount is 10% off on moving and storage services for local moves and 5% on all services for long-distance moves. They also offer free moving boxes for military members and veterans.

Pet Air Carrier

Up to $150 off for the first pet, and up to $50 for each additional pet

If you are traveling with orders to go overseas, you may receive $125 off for your first pet and $25 for each additional by using the Pet Air Carrier military discount. If all travel health documents are completed, and you only have booking and airline documents to produce, your discount will be $125 for the first pet and $25 for each additional pet. This company can also clear customs and forward your pet when returning to the US from overseas. They can also provide boarding if need be.


5% off

CubeSmart offers self-storage facilities. They have a 5% off military discount for active duty military. This discount is in addition to any other specials or promotions available on their storage space.  You will need to show your military ID.


10% off

1-800-PACK-RAT assists families with local moving, long-distance moving, and temporary or long-term storage. They offer a 10% off military discount with a code to active duty and retired military.  They also promote a 25% off discount for those who are booking online.  You may want to verify whether or not you can use these promotions together or which provides the better deal.

Promo code(s): military10, save25





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