The Advantages of Growing Older, Senior Discounts (50+) | The Savings Wife

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Advantages of Growing Older, Senior Discounts (50+)

Other than growing wiser there does not seem to be many benefits for growing older.  One of these benefits is that  restaurants and stores offer senior Discounts, some of which will require your AARP card.  Check out this list to see where you can save some money.  




This list is not all inclusive, some locations even though they are chains will not give a discount.  Don't forget to ask for the discount because they will not give it just because you look old.  


Restaurants:

Dine-In Restaurants

  • Applebee's Restaurant: 15% off with Golden Apple Card (60+)
  • Bennigan's Restaurant: discount varies by location (60+)
  • Chili's Restaurant: 10% off ( 55+)
  • Denny's Restaurant: 10% off, 20% off for AARP members ( 55 +)
  • FuddRucker's Restaurant: 10% off any senior platter ( 55+)
  • Golden Corral Restaurant: 10% off (60+)
  • IHOP: 10% off ( 55+)
  • Mrs. Fields Restaurants: 10% off at participating locations (60+)
  • Shoney's: 10% off
  • Village Inn: 10% off (60+)
  • Waffle House: 10% off every Monday (60+)

Fast Food

  • Arby's: 10% off ( 55 +)
  • Boston Market: 10% off (65+)
  • Burger King: 10% off (60+)
  • Chick-Fil-A: 10% off or free small drink or coffee ( 55+)
  • CiCi's Pizza: 10% off (60+)
  • Dunkin' Donuts: 10% off or free coffee ( 55+)
  • Einstein's Bagels: 10% off baker's dozen of bagels (60+)
  • Hardee's: $0.33 beverages everyday (65+)
  • Jack in the Box: up to 20% off ( 55+)
  • KFC: free small drink with any meal ( 55+)
  • Krispy Kreme Donuts: 10% off ( 50+)
  • Long John Silver's: various discounts at locations ( 55+)
  • McDonald's: discounts on coffee everyday ( 55+)
  • Sonic: 10% off or free beverage (60+)
  • Steak 'n Shake: 10% off every Monday & Tuesday ( 50+)
  • Subway: 10% off (60+)
  • Taco Bell : 5% off; free beverages for seniors (65+)
  • Wendy's: 10% off ( 55 +)
  • White Castle: 10% off (62+) 

Dessert/Ice cream

  • Ben & Jerry's Ice-cream: 10% off (60+)
  • TCBY: 10% off ( 55+)

Retail and Apparel:

  • Banana Republic: 30% off ( 50 +)
  • Belk's: 15% off first Tuesday of every month ( 55 +)
  • Big Lots: 30% off call your local store
  • Bon-Ton Department Stores: 15% off on senior discount days ( 55 +) call your local store
  • C.J. Banks: 10% off every Wednesday (50+)
  • Clarks : 10% off (62+) call your local store
  • Dress Barn: 20% off ( 55+) call your local store
  • Goodwill: 10% off one day a week, call your local store
  • Hallmark: 10% off one day a week,  call your local store
  • Kmart: 40% off Wednesdays only ( 50+)
  • Kohl's: 15% off (60+)
  • Model's Sporting Goods: 30% off call your local store
  • Ross Stores: 10% off every Tuesday ( 55+)
  • Salvation Army Thrift Stores: up to 50% off ( 55+)
  • Stein Mart: 20% off red dot/clearance items first Monday of every month ( 55 +)

Grocery Stores:

  • Albertson's: 10% off first Wednesday of each month ( 55 +)
  • American Discount Stores: 10% off every Monday ( 50 +)
  • Compare Foods Supermarket: 10% off every Wednesday (60+)
  • DeCicco Family Markets: 5% off every Wednesday (60+)
  • Food Lion: 60% off every Monday (60+)
  • Fry's Supermarket: 10% off every Monday ( 55 +)
  • Great Valu Food Store: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
  • Harris Teeter: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
  • Hy-Vee: 5% off one day a week call your local store
  • Kroger: 10% off one day a week call your local store
  • Publix: 15% off every Wednesday ( 55 +)


Drug Stores:

  • Rite Aid: 10% off on Tuesdays & 10% off prescriptions

Travel:


Airlines:

  • Alaska Airlines: 50% off (65+)
  • American Airlines: various discounts for 50% off non-peak periods (Tuesdays - Thursdays) (62+) call to book.
  • Continental Airlines: no initiation fee for Continental Presidents Club & special fares for select destinations
  • Southwest Airlines: various discounts for ages (65) call to book
  • United Airlines: various discounts for ages (65) call to book 
  • U.S. Airways: various discounts for ages (65) call to book

Rail:
  • Amtrak: 15% off (62+)


Bus:
  • Greyhound: 15% off (62+)
  • Trailways Transportation System: various discounts for ages 50+ (call for info)


Car Rental:
  • Alamo Car Rental: up to 25% AARP members only
  • Avis: up to 25% AARP members only
  • Budget Rental Cars: 40% off; up to 50%  AARP members only ( 50+)
  • Dollar Rent-A-Car: 10% off ( 50+) 
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 5%  AARP members only
  • Hertz: up to 25% off for AARP members only
  • National Rent-A-Car: up to 30% AARP members only


Overnight Accommodations:
  • Holiday Inn: 20-40% off depending on location (62+)
  • Best Western: 40% off (55+)
  • Comfort Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
  • Comfort Suites: 20%-30% off (60+)
  • Econo Lodge: 40% off (60+)
  • Hampton Inns & Suites: 40% must pre-book 72 hours in advance
  • Hyatt Hotels: 25%-50% off (62+)
  • Mainstay Suites: 10% off with Mature Traveler's Discount (50+); 20%-30% off (60+)
  • Marriott Hotels: 25% off (62+)
  • Motel 6: Stay Free Sunday nights (60+)
  • Quality Inn: 40%-50% off (60+)
  • Rodeway Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
  • Sleep Inn: 40% off (60+)

Activities and Entertainment

  • AMC Theaters: up to 30% off ( 55 +)
  • Bally Total Fitness: $100 off memberships (62+)
  • Busch Gardens Tampa, FL: $13 off one-day tickets ( 50 +)
  • Carmike Cinemas: 35% off (65+)
  • Cinemark/Century Theaters: up to 35% off
  • U.S. National Parks: $10 lifetime pass; 50% off additional services including camping (62+)
  • Regal Cinemas: 50% off 
  • Ripley's Believe it or Not: @ off one-day ticket ( 55 +)
  • SeaWorld, Orlando , FL : $3 off one-day tickets ( 50 +)

Hair Cuts

  • Great Clips: $8 off hair cuts (60+)
  • Supercuts: $8 off haircuts (60+)
Have you found another place that offers discounts, let me know so I can add them to the list.  




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