You may not enjoy getting older, but being a senior has its perks. All sorts of businesses are offering discounts to senior citizens these days. Seniors can earn discounts on travel, dining, entertainment and even groceries. We’ve dug up some of the best senior discounts on the Web and listed our 27 favorites below:
Outback Steakhouse: 15 percent off for AARP members Monday through Thursday (excluding alcohol)
Jack in the Box: Customers 55 and older receive up to 20 percent off order.
Papa John’s: Customers 55 and older receive 25 percent off online orders by entering code “AARP25”
KFC: Free small drink with any meal for 55 and older.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: 20 percent off on Wednesdays for AARP members.
Hardee’s: 65 and older receive 33-cent beverages every day.
Applebee’s: Customers 60 and older receive 15 percent off their order with the Golden Apple Card.
Denny’s: Seniors 55 and older receive 10 percent off; AARP members receive 20 percent off.
Waffle House: Seniors aged 60 and older receive 10 percent off each Monday. It varies for each store, see Waffle House response here. Thanks Mary for telling us this discount doesn’t work everywhere.
White Castle: Seniors aged 62 and older receive 10-percent off.
Sonic: Seniors aged 60 and older receive either 10 percent off or a free beverage.
Airlines: American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and U.S. Airways offer various discounts for customers 65 and older, just call before booking for the discount.
Car Rentals: AARP members receive up to 25 percent off at Alamo Car Rental, Avis and Hertz. They also receive 30 percent off at National Rent-A-Car and 20 percent off at Budget Rental Cars.
Hotels: Guests 55 and older receive 10 percent off at Best Western. Those 62 and older receive 10 to 30 percent off at Holiday Inn.
Entertainment and Lifestyle Discounts
AMC Theaters: Up to 30 percent off offered to customers 55 and older.
Bally Total Fitness: Members aged 62 and older receive up to $100 off.
U.S. National Parks: Visitors 62 and older receive lifetime passes for $10 each, as well as 50 percent off additional services, including camping.
Albertson’s: Seniors aged 55 and older receive 10 percent off on the first Wednesday each month.
Hy-Vee: Seniors receive 5 percent off total purchase one day a week, although which day varies by location.
Publix: Seniors aged 55 and older receive 5 percent off each Wednesday.
Kroger: Seniors receive 10-percent off on a date that varies by location.
The Salvation Army Thrift Stores: Customers 55 and older receive up to 50 percent off.
Bealls: Customers 50 and older receive 20 percent off on the first Tuesday of each month.
Kohl’s: Customers 55 and older receive 15 percent off purchases every Wednesday.
Belk’s: Customers 55 and older receive 15 percent off on the first Tuesday of every month.
Stein Mart: Customers 55 and older receive 20 percent off red dot clearance items on the first Monday of every month.
Michael’s: AARP members receive 10 percent off on Tuesdays.