Operation R&R


The Edelweiss Lodge and Resorts' mission is to support readiness and service member well-being. To complete that mission, Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is offering a special package that is easy on the pocket book and big on the relaxation. Service members and their families are encouraged to make the most of their R&R leave and take a vacation in beautiful Bavaria.

Package Details: 

  • 20% discount on ANY room type (standard or premium rooms)
  • 20% discount on food at ANY of the resort dining outlets (doesn't include beverage or gratuities)
  • Package can be booked for up to 14 nights (with a 2 night minimum). You may reserve up to three rooms under this package.
  • Special offers cannot be combined and do not apply to Dog Friendly rooms or Cabins.


AFRC will offer R&R discounts to authorized users from the list of locations/destinations. Currently this extends to the following categories:

• Uniformed service must be in an R&R Leave Status and provide leave orders (DA31, AF988, NV3065. CG2519, NAVMC-3) to be eligible for the discount.

• R&R package discounts extend to family members and sponsored guests accompanying the authorized user. R&R package will not be extended to DOD contractor personnel or their families.

• Discounts will be offered on guest rooms and meals only and may be limited to certain outlets or meal periods at the discretion of the General Manager. No discounts for alcoholic beverages, tours, tickets or other recreational activities or retail sales.

• Guest rooms are available at 20 percent off the normal rate by applicable category.

• R&R Discounts will be for a maximum fourteen nights in duration.

• R&R service members sponsoring rooms must be present for the length of their stay. 


To book a special R&R package complete the form below, send and email or call the Vacation Planning Center (contact information below). If you are sending an email, please make sure to include the following information in an email (three business days to reply):

  • First and Last Name
  • Branch of Service
  • Rank and Status (R&R)
  • Address and Zip Code
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • # in party (number of adults, and children's ages.)
  • Arrival Date and Departure Date

    All requests will be processed within three business days.


AFRC R&R Policy  R&R Locations


We suggest using a personal e-mail address:

(ako, af.mil, .mil accounts may have issues receiving our correspondance)

Reservation Information:

(under 17 years old)
(separate with commas)
(Please confirm date)

Please certify below that you are eligible to make a reservation.

If you do not find room availability on your desired dates, please contact our Vacation Planning Center by email or phone.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort authorized patrons include the following personnel (subject to stipulations on the RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE). Active-duty military members in EUCOM, military retirees (click here for details), military reservists in EUCOM, national guardsmen in EUCOM, current Department of Defense civilian employees assigned to EUCOM, foreign military currently on orders assigned to a U.S. military installation and the family members of authorized patrons. NATO military members with a USAREUR installation pass and AE FORM 600-700 are eligible to stay at the Edelweiss Resort.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort patronage is governed by Department of Defense Instruction 1015.10 (Programs for Military Morale, Welfare, and Recreation). A room reserved with multiple sponsors should be reserved based on the highest ranking sponsor. Guests with both retired and civilian status living in Europe, must reserve based on the civilian rank. Room rates may change upon check-in based on sponsors rank. Eligible guests can sponsor additional rooms for non-eligible guests. *For a complete eligibility listing, please read RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE.

If you do not find room availability on your desired dates, please contact our Vacation Planning Center by email or phone.