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Take advantage of tech discounts

Take advantage of tech discounts


23 Mar, 2021

Those who work for the UK’s Armed Forces, veterans and the wider defence community can get their hands on exclusive tech offers thanks to Defence Discount Service …

In a bid to say thank you for their continued efforts over the past 12 months, when many defence workers were drafted in to support the fight against COVID-19, defence staff can now save up to 40% on a range of top-quality tech brands.

Accessing the discounts is straightforward: Service personnel and their spouses just need to be able to prove their identity via the online registration form. With discounts available on kitchen appliances, phone contracts and gadgets – to name just some of the benefits on offer – serving personnel and veteran discounts* include:

  • Garmin – save up to 40%
  • Apple – exclusive member discounts
  • Lenovo – save up to 20%
  • Samsung – exclusive members’ discounts
  • EE – save 20% off handset and SIM-only plans
  • Hotpoint – save 20% on all products
  • Sky – save up to 25%
  • O2 – save 25% on O2 Refresh airtime plans
  • Shark Clean – save 10% on full- and reduced-price items
  • Ninja – save 10% on full- and reduced-price items.

Explaining more about the discount service’s support for the defence community, Tom Dalby, Defence Discount Service CEO, says: ‘With spring upon us and the days getting longer, we think it’s time for a bit of reflection on how far we have come and, if we all pull together, how much more we can achieve. The road ahead may be long and uncertain, but we want to show our support to the British defence community.

‘We are really lucky to be partnered with some amazing brands in the tech sector and we hope that these discounts help our members to treat themselves this year. We are always blown away by the efforts of everyone working on the front line, both at home and overseas, but the past 12 months have really highlighted their commitment and dedication to keeping us safe. We hope our discounts help our members and their families treat themselves to something special and offer a thank you in some small way for all that they do.’

To register or find out more, visit

*All discounts correct at the time of writing. Please refer to the Defence Discount Service website for up-to-date information on current offers.

About Defence Discount Service 

Launched in 2012, Defence Discount Service is the official MoD discount service for the UK’s Armed Forces, veterans and defence community. Its members can access discounts for free online through the Defence Discount Service website. With 500,000-plus members, Defence Discount Service is partnered with more than 9,000 brands, providing savings, benefits and discounts from the likes of Apple, Samsung, New Look, Halfords, Shark Clean and O2.

Its members can access discounts free of charge online via the Defence Discount Service website, saving them thousands on holidays, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, electronics and more. A Defence Privilege Card ­– valid for five years – can also be purchased for £4.99, offering access to discounts on the high street in shops, restaurants and other venues.

Catering for the veteran community, which makes up around 5.4% of the UK population, as well as serving personnel, eligible members include regular serving Armed Forces, Reserve Forces, HM Armed Forces veterans, MoD civil servants, cadet forces (16+) and adult instructors, spouses and partners of serving personnel, bereaved family members, war and service widow(er)s, and NATO personnel serving in the UK.

For more information on who qualifies and offers currently available, visit