Senior Discount Guide

Contrary to popular belief, getting old is a wonderful thing! There are plenty of perks that come with age and wisdom. Next to grandchildren and vacation time, senior discounts are the very best part of your golden years. Retailers are bending over backward to show seniors how much they appreciate you and your business!

This comprehensive list is just the tip of the iceberg for senior savings. Most restaurants, amusement parks, public pools, golf courses and sporting events offer senior discounts as well. Don't be shy about taking advantage of this benefit. If you are in doubt, it never hurts to ask because most businesses recognize the benefit of catering to the senior crowd. The answer to your senior discount question will most likely be yes, with a smile.

Car Rental Discounts

  • Alamo - Discounted rates and free additional drivers with AARP member card.

  • Avis - Up to 30% discount on base rates with AARP member card.

  • Budget - Up to 30% discount on base rates with AARP member card.

  • Hertz - Discounted rates through the 50 Plus Car Rental Program.


Cell Phone Discounts

  • AT&T - 200 Anytime Minutes, unlimited Nationwide calling to AT&T customers, 500 Nights and Weekends Minutes, without any roaming or long distance charges for only $29.99 through the Senior Nation Plan (65+).

  • Verizon Wireless - 200 Anytime Minutes and various data and text packages starting at $29.99 through the Nationwide 65 Plus Program (65+).


Clothing Discounts

  • Bealls Outlet - 15% discount on Mondays through the One Card Program (50+).

  • Belk - Special discounts on the first Tuesday of the month (55+).

  • C.J. Banks - 10% discount on Wednesdays (60+).

  • Goodwill - 20% discount on Wednesdays (55+).

  • Kohl’s - 15% discount on Wednesdays (55+).


Fitness Discounts


Grocery and Pharmacy Discounts

  • Fred Meyer - 10% discount on the first Tuesday of the month (55+).

  • Hy-Vee - 5% discount on Wednesdays (55+).

  • New Seasons - 10% discount on Wednesdays. Some items such as alcohol and tobacco are excluded (65+).

  • Rite Aid - 20% of non-prescription items on the first Wednesday of the month plus a free pharmacist consultation (65+).

  • Walgreens - 20% off in-store purchases and 10% off online purchases on Senior Savings Day through the Balance Rewards Program. Check your store for the next available date (55+).


Hotel Discounts

  • Best Western - 10% discount on room rates (55+).

  • Crown Plaza - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (65+).

  • Days Inn - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (60+).

  • Hampton Inn and Suites - 10% discount with AARP member card.

  • Holiday Inn - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (62+).

  • Howard Johnson Hotels - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (60+).

  • Hyatt - Up to 50% discount on daily rates.

  • Knights Inn - 10% discount on daily rates (60+).

  • La Quinta - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (65+).

  • Marriott - 15% discount or more on room rates (15%).

  • Staybridge Suites - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (62+).

  • Super 8 - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (60+).

  • Travelodge - Discounts vary depending on location and time of year (60+).


Movie Discounts


Travel Discounts

  • American Airlines - Discounts on domestic flights vary depending on the time of booking (65+).

  • Southwest Airlines - Discounts on domestic and international flights vary depending on the time of booking (65+).

  • United Airlines - Discounts on flights vary depending on the time of booking (65+).


Resources

Along with receiving great discounts for your everyday needs, it is important to utilize all of the free resources for seniors that the country has to offer. Here is a list of a few providers that can help you lead a strong and stable life in healthcare, housing, income, legal assistance, and more!

Administration on Aging (AOA) - America’s federal advocacy group that promotes the well-being of older individuals. AOA provides services and programs through funding for the following:

  • Transportation

  • Adult day care

  • Caregiver supports

  • Health and wellness

  • Elder abuse prevention

  • Legal assistance

  • Pension counseling

  • Native Americans


AARP Foundation
- Works with local, government and national organizations to help low-income Americans that are 50 and over with food, housing, income and personal connection. Services the AARP Foundation offer:


AARP Foundation Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP)
- America’s oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work. 


National Council on Aging (NCOA)
- Helps individuals aged 60+ to improve their health and economic security. The NCOA offers support in the following categories:


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Provides financial assistance to individuals and families with low incomes to purchase food products.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Provides services and information for Seniors looking to buy/rent a house or apartment.

Websites for Seniors looking for work: