BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans Advantage today announced that Veterans Advantage Cards will now be recognized in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide, offering discounts on monthly wireless data and calling plans, as well as accessories. The Veterans Advantage Card is a universal military and veteran ID program established to recognize service to the country with benefits and savings from top corporations.
Veterans Advantage members presenting their "VetRewards" Cards may receive a 15 percent discount on plans with a monthly access fee of $34.99 or higher and data features with a monthly access fee of $24.99 or higher when added to such plans. Accessories are also eligible for a 25 percent discount.
"With the addition of Verizon Wireless to the list of companies recognizing the Veterans Advantage Card, cardholders now have a one-stop savings solution with the nation's premier wireless carrier," said H. Scott Higgins, founder and chief executive officer of Veterans Advantage, and an Army Vietnam veteran.
Veterans Advantage Card members can present their active Veterans Advantage "VetRewards" cards today at any Verizon Wireless owned and operated location and get their discounts direct from Verizon Wireless applied to their monthly bills.
Veterans Advantage also promotes the achievements of our military veterans, often earned with the skills acquired during military service, unique editorial profiles of TopVets, HeroVets and TopRanks. These profiles underscore the company's mission of greater recognition, respect and rewards for all who serve our nation.
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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Veterans Advantage
Veterans Advantage, organized by U.S. Military Veterans in 1999, has established the nation's leading card benefits program dedicated to "Giving Back to All Who Serve." The program's mission is to deliver new respect, recognition, and rewards for U.S. Active Duty, Military Veterans, Retired Military, Active and Retired National Guard & Reservists, and their family members, who have served in all branches and periods of service. Those who enroll receive a benefits package with a personalized military "VetRewards" ID card, benefits directory, bonus offers, and savings benefits as a thank you for service to the country from top patriotic companies.
Qualified applicants can enroll at www.veteransadvantage.com.
SOURCE Verizon Wireless