TroopScout Military Blog

New Website Launch

We’ve just launched a new version of the TroopScout website. It is a fully responsive and mobile friendly design. It features all the great military discounts as before, but now has improved compatibility and efficiency. Read More…

Opportunity for retired/ex-military in the Cotswolds

We’ve been informed about a great opportunity for someone who loves dogs and the countryside. See the advertisement text and photo below for more details:

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TroopScout Chrome App

If you use Google’s Chrome browser or use a Chromebook you may like to install the TroopScout Military Discount App. It simply provides a quick way to access the site from the Chrome start screen or your applications menu if you have a Chromebook. We’ve just launched it and we hope you find it helpful!

10 Top Tips for Happy Online Shopping

Online shopping is on the increase. It has become a safe and fast way to get your goods. With a bit of online savviness, you can also save a few pounds over ‘traditional’ high street shopping. Read More…

Get FREE calls to 0845 and other premium numbers

Contacting companies by their premium rate numbers can really add extra fees. Especially when you are placed on hold for many minutes.

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Get FREE 0800 0808 0500 calls on your mobile

There is nothing more annoying than receiving extra fees on your mobile phone bill for having to pay over the odds on a call to a company. Especially when all you need is some help from a service you are already paying for.

0800 numbers are supposed to be free. However calling an 0800 number on your mobile will Read More…

We’ve added a useful Broadband comparison tool

We just added a BroadBand comparison page for all TroopScout users. Whoop whoop!

You will be pleased to hear that this service is open to all service men, ex-forces, immediate family and friends. Read More…

Prosthetics for Troops

Last week saw the announcement of new prosthetic legs being issued to 
all injured servicemen and women with particular reference to new micro-processor 
knees.

The MOD has said today that the Government has made £6.5 million available
to ensure access to the most technologically advanced prosthetics, including the
Genium knee. Chancellor George Osbourne said, “Our troops are heroes who have
and continue to give absolutely everything for their country and it is only right that we
do everything possible to help them, especially when they suffer injury.” Read More…

Military Discount – If you don’t ask…

While some retailers publicise the fact that they offer military discounts there are many more that don’t but will if asked. Many larger high street sellers may not ‘officially’ offer discounts but when asked they are often willing to give a staff discount or match the student discount if they have one. Smaller shops and independent retailers can often use discretion so it can be as much to do with how nice you are to them! Read More…