Active duty/retired military personnel, their dependents, and members of several military associations are extended a discounted rate for official and leisure travel. Traveling on official business? Government employees, cost-reimbursable contractors, and employees of foreign governments are eligible for the government hotel rate program. If you're an active duty or reserve military member, retired military, National Guard or U.S. Coast Guard member, you can join our Choice Privileges® rewards program at the Lifetime Gold Elite level. You’ll also get 2,500 bonus points after your next qualifying stay.