The Defence Discount Service App is brought to you from the official Ministry of Defence discount service for the UK's; Armed Forces, Veterans and Armed Forces Community.

With thousands of offers already available within this service, this app acts as an ideal way to experience, find, remember those offers that are of particular interest to how and where you shop. We have designed the app so that all offers and features are simply a swipe or a touch away.

There are hundreds of companies ready with offers because of the service you or your family has provided the country. Big brands & local companies provide offers in local stores, online & via gift cards.

The App

You can quickly & easily find everything you want right from the main screen. Time sensitive offers appear at the top, your virtual card and offers near me underneath. Collections of offers are a touch away underneath followed by multiple rows of companies each with offers. Extra features are positioned at the bottom. It is both visually stunning and beautifully simple.


• Search - all search features are now in a single screen. We have a new 'Search by Phrase' option, 'Companies' showing an alphabetically ordered list with quick filter and 'Search by Category' which helps you find companies and offers grouped together.
• Near Me - we have made this even easier, which is hard as it is one of the most used features. There was always a list view, but it was hard to spot - so we made it really easy.
• Favourites - now much easier to use and simple to understand, you can even change their order.
• Offer improvements - we have tweaked how we display each offer, for time limited offers we show an expiry caption that is easy to understand, for all offers we colour code and show the type of offer like High Street & Online. For offers you are likely to use in person we automatically add a quick access to your Virtual Card if you have one.
• Redeeming online offers - we have added a mini-browser with back and forward buttons so you do not accidentally come off the screen entirely (we understand how annoying that can be).
• Privilege card - you can get one of these directly inside the app and for members that have one we have a virtual card inside the app that you can swipe to rotate in 3D, careful, it is addictive.
• Notifications - we will keep you informed of select offers, plus when we need update you about your account.
• Shake - give your phone a shake from the home screen and we give you a random offer.
• Suggestions - we really value your ideas and your help in pointing out issues we may not yet be aware of - so we have added features in the app for you to quickly share them with us. This really is the fastest way to get things fixed or improved.

To qualify you must be:

• Serving Armed Forces Personnel
• Reserved Forces
• Spouses/Partners (of serving personnel)
• HM Armed Forces Veterans
• MoD Civil Servants
• Bereaved Family Members
• War/Service Widow(er)s
• Cadet Forces (over 16 years of age)
• NATO Forces serving in the UK

Future Updates

We plan to provide regular app store updates throughout the year that will include support for things Apple might announce, fix problems you might find and add features we have already planned and hopefully ones you may suggest.

So please help us to continue improving our app and use the problems feature in the app or email us

Leave a Review

If you love what we have achieved, then please take a moment to write a review, if something doesn't work correctly let us know directly and you can be assured it will be fixed very quickly and in your hands.

What’s New

Version 3.6.2

- Minor bug fix due to a potential map crash occurrence

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15.2K Ratings
15.2K Ratings
Pidge12 ,

Fantastic update

Downloaded the app when I signed up 2 years ago, didn't feel it was any good so left feedback then deleted it. Wanted to check where I could get discounts soon as I've got to do abit of shopping and was pleasantly surprised how much different and efficient the new and improved app is. If you've got the card you've got to have the app to go along with it

W A-B ,

Brilliant just saved over £100

This is so useful having the chance to check for discounts as you walk around. We saved over £100 on a new iphone and £35 a month on getting a new Vodaphone contract as we saved 30% and the lady was really helpful as my partners a Veteran she said she would do the best deal she could.
Strongly recommended to go with the card

96 TJ ,

Hugh Savings.

With plenty of sites to look at, you have a wide variety of discount stores, hotels and even theme parks to hand. I’ve saved on Travel lodge a couple of times now and even KFC, New Look just to name a few. Wouldn’t be without this card. You sometimes get better discounts than you do with a MOD 90. For instance F&B better discounts with DD.


21.7 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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