MARCH 14, 2017, VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) – Navy Lodge Program is ready to support Sailors and their families who may receive shortened time lines for permanent change of station (PCS).
“Once a family initiates their household goods move, contact the Navy Lodge at your PCS destination and we will do everything we can to accommodate you for as long as you need,” said Mike Bockelman, Vice President, Navy Exchange Service Command’s (NEXCOM) Navy Lodge Program. “Navy Lodges are the official government lodging for PCS moves.
For families on PCS, the Navy Lodge offers guests value with room rates at an average of 45 percent below comparable civilian hotels. Navy Lodge family suites offer guests oversized rooms with living and dining areas, fully equipped kitchen, flat screen televisions with cable and DVD players and soft and firm pillow options, perfect for a PCS family.
Navy Lodges also offer guests free Wi-Fi, breakfast and weekly manager’s reception as well as guest laundry facilities, vending machines and children’s outside play area and workout room at many locations. Every Navy Lodge is handicapped accessible. As an added convenience, dogs and cats up to 50 pounds in weight can stay at many Navy Lodges when traveling with its owner. Guests need to contact the specific Navy Lodge regarding its pet policies.
Authorized Navy Lodge guests on PCS orders can take advantage of a scratch-off card offering a 10, 15, 25 or 100 percent discount up to 20 nights. The discount is valid at all Navy Lodges in the continental United States until February 28, 2018. Guests may use only one discount per stay. A scratch-off card can be picked up on base at [the Personnel Support Detachment] PSD, the housing office, household goods, the personal property office or NEX Customer Service desk. Scratch-off cards can also be sent to a guest by calling the Navy Lodge Reservation Center at (800) 628-9466.
By Kristine M. Sturkie, Navy Exchange Service Command Public Affairs