Military Lodging: Armed Forces Vacation Club

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Armed Forces Vacation Club (AFVC) is a gateway to affordable travel experiences worldwide. (Stock photo)

Do you enjoy vacations in the off-season, when there are fewer crowds? Can you travel on ten days’ notice or less?

Then you may want to check out the Armed Forces Vacation Club (AFVC), a gateway to affordable travel experiences worldwide.

AFVC offers affordable condominium rentals for DoD-affiliated personnel at resorts on a space-available basis. Members gain access to a diverse selection of lodging options, ranging from spacious condominiums to resort-style amenities.

The basic cost is $399 per unit per week, or about $57 a day, representing a huge savings for military personnel.

Besides saving money, you can travel without the hassle of high-season prices, crowds, and lines for attractions.

Search the AFVC website for available resorts within specific date ranges.

Popular destinations include Orlando; Las Vegas; eastern Canada; Branson, Missouri; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Maui.

The club lets you and your family members and friends choose from over 4,000 resorts, apartments, condominiums and homes in over 100 countries.

AFVC is open to the U.S. military community, including active duty personnel, Reservists, National Guard members, veterans, retirees, and Department of Defense civilians. Additionally, Gold Star families and Association of the US Army (AUSA) members are eligible for membership.

The benefits extend to immediate family members: spouses, parents and children.

The discounted rates ensure that military families can explore new destinations without breaking the bank.

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